The Saffron for Intermediaries team are currently experiencing a high number of telephone and email enquiries.

The BDM team are responding to email and calls on the same working day. Can we please ask that you do not duplicate voicemails to the BDM team, this will enable us to come back to you sooner. Many thanks for your patience at his time.

Decision in Prinicple referrals will be looked at within 6 working days.

New and Existing Applications - Our processing and underwriting team are working at 12 working day SLAs due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing.

You are required to provide a full packaged case upon submission of the full mortgage application. Please bear with us and you will recieve and update when your application is being reviewed. Please do not call or email our processing team for an update unless you are outside of this 12 working day timeframe.

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Important Information

To say thank you to our colleagues across the society for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, our branches, head offices and contact centre will be closed on 1 September. Thank you for your understanding.

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01799 582 925


For cases in progress call:

Mortgage Team: 01799 582966


For technical support call:

01799 582966 option 2

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Saffron extends contractor mortgage to 90% LTV

Saffron For Intermediaries, the dedicated broker channel of Saffron Building Society, has enhanced its Contractor Mortgage by adding a 90% LTV band offering a 5-year discounted rate of 4.09%.

The product includes the following features:

• LTV bands extended up to 90%:
– 3.29% 5-yr discount to 70% LTV
– 3.79% 5-yr discount to 80% LTV
– 3.89% 5-yr discount to 85% LTV
– 4.09% 5-yr discount to 90% LTV
• No ERCs
• Arrangement fee £1,250
• Purchase or remortgage on a repayment basis
• Min loan: £30,000 & max loan: £1million to 80% LTV and £500,000 to 90% LTV
• Available to contractors. income will be calculated as daily rate x 5 x 48
• Must have a minimum 6-month term left on their contract and a minimum contract history of 6 months to 80% LTV, rising to 2 years to 90% LTV
• Capital repayment incentive allowing borrowers to repay capital at any time and benefit from a lower rate if their mortgage drops into a lower LTV band

Anita Arch, Senior Business Development Manager at Saffron For Intermediaries, said: “This enhanced mortgage now enables contractors to borrow up to 90% LTV and benefit from a 5-year discount. There are no early repayment charges and all applications are manually underwritten and not subject to credit scoring.”

Brokers can access these new products via a panel of distributors which includes 3mc, AToM, Brightstar, Complete FS, L&G Network, Platinum Options, tbmc and Vantage.

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