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Overseas lending tightens

The number of lending options to Britons based overseas or wanting to buy a holiday home abroad has tightened following Lloyds TSB International’s announcement that it will no longer accept new mortgage applications from overseas borrowers.

Last year, the lender said it would no longer accept mortgage applications from buyers or UK expatriates living in Italy, Ireland or France, but this has been extended to all overseas locations.

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