A Place in the Sun | Feature – Low French fixed rate mortgages

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With French fixed rate mortgages at an historic lows, French mortgage company Athena Mortgages has launched its lowest-ever fixed rate deals, with 15-year fixed rates from 3.30%, 20-year fixed rates from 3.45%, and 25-year fixed rates from 3.60% – all deals are available at 80 per cent loan-to-value.

Athena Mortgages has witnessed a jump in the volume of enquiries in August from UK buyers looking to take advantage of the cheap fixed rate deals on offer, in order to buy property in France.

The French mortgage specialist also expects rates to fall further in September.

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