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... A very happy abbey customer, I hasten to add!!! The first time I plucked up the courage to take that giant step onto the property ladder, I was young, naive and a little bit wet behind the ears!! My mortage advisor (from the estate agent) sorted all the technical stuff for me, at the ... Read review

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Abbey Happy!!

AdvantagesSimple, friendly and helpful

DisadvantagesThey keep moving the mortgage centre!!

"I have been an abbey banking customer for a many moon now! ... A very happy abbey customer, I hasten to add!!! The first time I plucked up the courage to take that giant step onto the property ladder, I was young, naive and a little bit wet behind the ears!! My mortage advisor (from the estate agent) sorted all the technical stuff for me, at the time, the best mortgage around was with the Abbey. As most mortgage advisors tend to, he clevely ..." Read review
20.12.2003

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Community Level 7andycharger

andycharger

I got no problems with the abbey.

AdvantagesEasy to organise. Good package options

DisadvantagesLittle contact with them.

"...many people complain about the Abbey National as a lender for Mortgages. Well, I will stand in their corner and defend them to the hills. Basically, because they helped me out with a great deal and are not full of extras. When I first took my unsteady steps into the world of mortgages, I realised that it was a minefield that I was about to enter. After experiencing 2.5 years of an "Interest Only" mortgage, I vowed I would not fall into the ..." Read review
10.12.2002

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Community Level 2DavidWilcox

DavidWilcox

Abbey National Makes Life More Difficult

AdvantagesWell Known Company

DisadvantagesBad Service and Incompetance

"...applied for a mortgage through Abbey National to purchase my current property. At the time the deals on offer were widespread and there was so much choice on the market. I opted for a discounted Capital & Repayment mortgage which means that my mortgage is discounted against the Bank of England base rate for interest. Having had a bad experience with Endowment mortgages I wanted a simple straightforward Capital and Repayment which means that ..." Read review
09.09.2002

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April Mortgage Madness Was Worse Than Admitted

AdvantagesFlexible Mortgage Product

DisadvantagesWhen Things Go Wrong They Go BADLY Wrong!

"Although the Abbey claim that mortgage problems in April were due to payments being taken twice, I can exclusively reveal the truth of what occurred. I was one of those affected by the 'Mortgage Madness' which struck several thousand Abbey National Mortgage accounts recently, mainly accounts beginning '915'. The problems actually started way back in March. To give you some idea, my mortgage payment is made by Direct Debit on 23rd of each month. ..." Read review
06.05.2001

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Community Level 2mazhariqbal

mazhariqbal

WANT TO GO FLEXIBLE WITHOUT THE COST

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DisadvantagesSee op

"...by Your mortgage magazine. In 1998 Abbey National launched their Internet bank "Cahoot" now hugely successful initially provided credit cards although now they also offer current accounts, loans & savings. MY EXPERIENCE. ------------- My own experience with Abbey National has been relation to having held their mortgage account for four years. Although not a flexible mortgage (for which I would have to pay additional charges), The mortgage ..." Read review
04.09.2001

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