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Industry must keep calm and carry on through MMR - BSA

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Apr 2014

Easter marks the start of the home buying year. Whilst last year we spent Easter shivering under a dusting of snow, this year there are both literal and metaphorical green shoots.


Check mutuals for best high LTV deals, brokers urged

Mortgage brokers have been told to take a fresh look at high LTV products on offer from building societies, following rate rises on major banks’ Help to Buy products.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Apr 2014

Leeds Building Society appoints corporate accounts head

Leeds Building Society has bolstered its intermediary mortgage team with the appointment of a new head of corporate accounts.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Apr 2014

Other Building societies articles


Over 400 mortgage cases sign up for West Brom legal action

More than 400 mortgage cases have joined the legal action against West Bromwich Building Society, with almost £500,000 raised to help fight the case.

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Apr 2014

Common sense needed to prevent MMR slowdown - BSA

We are now less than a month away from the launch of the new mortgage market regulatory regime.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Mar 2014

Fears of lending slowdown as mutuals face IT upheaval

Four leading building societies could be hit with a mortgage lending slowdown as they switch to new IT systems in the coming months.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Mar 2014

Leeds Building Society to go MMR compliant on April 1

Leeds Building Society has announced it will only accept MMR compliant business from April 1.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Mar 2014

What do Yorkshire puddings, Volvos and ABBA have in common with buy-to-let?

What does Ipswich Building Society have in common with Yorkshire puddings, Volvos and ABBA? And, what does this have to do with buy-to-let mortgages?

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Mar 2014

Peter Izard to leave Saffron Building Society

Peter Izard is to leave his role as head of mortgages at Saffron Building Society, the Essex-based mutual has confirmed.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Mar 2014

The future of the packager - Tony Bunting

There has been a lot of talk across the industry recently welcoming back the role of the ‘packager’, particularly for smaller lenders and traditional building societies.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Mar 2014

Teachers BS further expands lending area

Teachers Building Society has announced a further expansion of its lending area with all borrowers in Wiltshire now able to access the mutual's mortgages.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Mar 2014

Poll: How much business do you do with mutuals?

After a spate of building societies announcing strong year-on-year lending figures, how much mortgage business do you put through mutual organisations?

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Feb 2014

Nottingham Building Society to offer whole of market advice in branch

Nottingham Building Society has unveiled plans to offer whole of market mortgage advice across its branch network following strong lending figures during 2013.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Feb 2014

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