News from Skipton International

Alderney swimmers ready for the 2017 Skipton Swimarathon

18th January 2017
The 40 th Anniversary of the Skipton Swimarathon raised an outstanding £54,297and already the Alderney Community Sports Centre has registered interest for 2017. Alderney’s Community Sports Centre…

New Chairman and Treasurer for 2017 Skipton Swimarathon

6th January 2017
Founding member of the Swimarathon, Nick Guillemette, has accepted the role of 2017 Skipton Swimarathon Chairman. He is joined as Treasurer by Ian Atkinson, a former President of the Guernsey Round a…

Skipton International enhances mortgage team in Guernsey

3rd January 2017
Just six months after joining Skipton International as a Customer Advisor, Shane Konken is to begin training as a Mortgage Sales Associate within the company’s expanding mortgage team. Skipton is ,…

Expat buy-to-let mortgages in greater London & South East

23rd December 2016
Figures from Skipton International show up to 40% of expat mortgage customers are investing in buy-to-let property in Greater London, with another 25% in the South East of England. Just 10% of expats…

New board member at Skipton International

23rd December 2016
Skipton International will be starting the new year with a new board member Jonathan Dell, Director of Finance, Risk and Compliance at Skipton International, has been promoted and joins the board as…

Skipton International raising interest rates

16th December 2016
Skipton International is today (16 December 2016) raising interest rates on a range of savings accounts and is to launch a new two-year bond with a market-leading 1.75% AER.  The new bond, which…

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…

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