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Jersey Mortgage lending exceeds Guernsey

Jersey Mortgage lending exceeds Guernsey

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The value of Skipton International’s mortgage lending in Jersey has risen above Guernsey’s for the first time. The Channel Islands’ bank has been the leading new mortgage lender in Guernsey for four years running and only started offering mortgages in Jersey in 2005. Director of Lending Nigel Pascoe said Skipton International increased its mortgage lending […]

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Skipton International appoints dedicated Mortgage Manager for Jersey

Skipton International appoints dedicated Mortgage Manager for Jersey

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has appointed Lorraine McLean as its Jersey Mortgage Sales Manager. Lorraine is permanently based in Jersey where she will be supporting the Channel Island bank’s existing intermediaries and assisting Director of Lending Nigel Pascoe with the growing mortgage business. Lorraine was previously at Acorn Mortgages as Mortgages Manager and has 20 years of […]

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March 26th – International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

March 26th – International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International is helping support International Purple Day to raise awareness of Epilepsy. The Channel Islands bank’s staff will be holding an event in their office by coming to work wearing purple to raise funds for the Epilepsy Association, and is urging other islanders to join in by wearing something purple on March 26th. Epilepsy […]

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Jersey House Affordability – mixed news

Jersey House Affordability – mixed news

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest Jersey Housing Affordability index has been released by the State’s of Jersey and shows that affordability has slightly worsened since last year, meaning overall it was less affordable for working individuals and families to purchase a property in 2013. However, the figure reflects a reduction in the number of cheaper one bedroom properties […]

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Skipton Open Studios opens new doors

Skipton Open Studios opens new doors

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton Open Studios will be back for its seventh year in June, at new venues and with emerging and guest artists taking part. Skipton Open Studios provides an opportunity for Islanders and visitors alike to see art at the Island’s heart, as artists open their studios to the public. The event provides a chance to […]

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An Outstanding year for Skipton International’s parent – Skipton Building Society

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton Building Society, UK parent company to Skipton International, has announced strong results for 2013. Group pre tax profits have grown by £67.1m to £102.5m during the year to the end 31st December. Group profits include Skipton International’s results, which saw an increase in its profits before tax for 2013 rising from £5.78 million in […]

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Skipton International strengthens its position as a leading Channel Islands’ bank

Skipton International strengthens its position as a leading Channel Islands’ bank

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has consolidated its position as the lender of choice in the Channel Islands in 2013, growing its mortgage business by 10% on the previous year and further bolstering its deposit taking activities. Profit before tax increased to £8.75 million, from £5.78 million in 2012 reflecting the bank’s increased trade and prudent business model. […]

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Starter Homes Deposit Loan Scheme a success

Starter Homes Deposit Loan Scheme a success

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton International is pleased to announce that they have already approved mortgages for 14 islanders as part of the Starter Homes Deposit Loan Scheme. The pilot scheme was launched in the summer by Jersey States’ Treasury and Housing departments and is set to run until the end of January, 2014. However Managing Director of Skipton […]

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Skipton International Mortgage lending tops £300m in Jersey

Skipton International Mortgage lending tops £300m in Jersey

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton International, the Channel Islands’ bank has seen its mortgage lending in Jersey grow to over £300million. In addition the bank expects its Jersey mortgage book to exceed its Guernsey lending next year. Skipton has been Guernsey’s leading supplier of new mortgages for three years running. Skipton started offering mortgages in Jersey in 2005, since […]

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Skipton International to sponsor the Les Mielles Ladies Invitation Day

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Les Mielles Ladies Golf Club Invitation Day is to be sponsored by Skipton International. The club is one of only two independent ladies clubs in Jersey, and the Invitation Day is one of the highlights of their calendar. Jim Coupe, Managing Director of Skipton International, is delighted to be helping support the event on […]

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