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Skipton International celebrates £1 billion of mortgages

2nd December 2016
Skipton International has reached £1 billion of mortgage loans across the Channel Islands and the UK. The Guernsey-registered bank is one of the largest providers of residential mortgages in the in…

Skipton International launches new savings bond

1st December 2016
 Skipton International will tomorrow (2 December) launch a new one-year fixed rate savings bond. The one-year fixed-rate bond, which matures 15 January 2018, will pay 1.25% gross per annum / be…

Lettings fees for landlords unlikely to deter expat buy-to-let investors

23rd November 2016
Moves by the British Chancellor to shift lettings fees from tenants to agents is unlikely to put off expat investors. Skipton International expects demand from British expats investing in the UK to a…

Modest house price rises better for families and first time buyers

17th November 2016
Lower rates of house price rises could be better for Jersey’s long term growth according to one of the island’s leading mortgage lenders. Skipton International has welcomed the latest House Price…

Fall in Sterling leads to increase in British expats looking to invest in UK property

14th November 2016
Skipton International has had an 80% increase in buy-to-let mortgage applications from British expats in the past two months following the fall of the pound after the Brexit vote. British expats are…

Housing transactions in Guernsey up 25% on the same period last year

11th November 2016
Total local market property sales to the end of quarter 3 2016 demonstrate a 25% increase on the same period last year with an additional 95 transactions completed. The number of house sales for Q3 a…

Three new A-Level students join Skipton International

24th October 2016
Skipton International welcomes three new starters to be trained to help meet growing demands for Skipton’s mortgage and banking services in Guernsey. Mikey Hancock joins the company as a Trainee as…

Skipton International expands in Jersey

24th October 2016
New Mortgage Sales Associate for Skipton International in Jersey Skipton International has appointed Paul Hyde to join its mortgage team in Jersey. The Channel Island-registered bank launched Jersey…

Skipton Swimarathon champions collect their trophies

19th October 2016
The Presentation Evening for the 40 th Anniversary of the Skipton Swimarathon saw the outstanding efforts of Swimarathon entrants rewarded with an array of trophies. 1,780 swimmers took part in the R…

Skipton team members raise £1000 for Bulstrode House

18th October 2016
When a team member proposed a charity fundraising day at the Skipton International offices in aid of Bulstrode House, colleagues rallied in support. Sue Sheppard wanted to thank the Oncology Unit for…

Skipton International is investing for the future

11th October 2016
Skipton International is to implement a new banking service and replace its core banking system for offshore savings customers. The new secure online portal, planned to launch in late 2017, will the…

40th Skipton Swimarathon

10th October 2016
40 Charities to each receive £1,000 due to the success  of the 40 th Skipton Swimarathon Anniversary The 40th Anniversary of the Skipton Swimarathon once again rallied the Guernsey community to…

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