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Building societies struggle to perform under regulatory pressure

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Jan 2015

Building societies reported poor performance levels in the last quarter of 2014 as business volumes took an unexpected tumble, in contrast to the majority of financial services firms which boasted growth.


Coventry scraps booking fees on residential range

Coventry Intermediaries has removed its upfront £199 booking fee from its residential mortgage range for a limited period.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Nov 2014

BSA lunch: the speech in full

Building Societies Association (BSA) chairman and Skipton CEO David Cutter today launched a mutuals manifesto in partnership with the Association of Financial Mutuals.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Nov 2014

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Cost of borrowing for first-time buyers at record high

The cost of borrowing for customers with smaller deposits has reached a record high, findings from a report released by Genworth have revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Nov 2014
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Financial services firms 'enjoying strongest run of growth since '07'

UK-based financial services firms have grown at their fastest rate since 2007 and are set for further growth in the coming periods, according to research.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Oct 2014

Know Your BDM: Stuart Bryce, Mansfield Building Society

Mortgage Solutions’ Know Your BDM series gives brokers the chance to get to know their local business development managers a little better.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Sep 2014

West Brom, Clydesdale and Yorkshire launch new products

West Bromwich Building Society and Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks have launched new mortgage products.

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Aug 2014

West Brom issues £2m refund to 7,500 customers

West Bromwich Building Society is to refund more than 7,500 borrowers after charging them too much interest when they redeemed their mortgages.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Jun 2014

Poll: Is mortgage innovation at banks on the rise?

Figures released earlier this week showed mortgage lending by banks had increased by 52% year-on-year.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 May 2014

The UK’s biggest mortgage lenders - the winners and losers

Following the release of Nationwide’s annual results, the six biggest UK mortgage lenders of 2013 are now known.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 May 2014
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Scottish house price rises outpace northern England

House prices rose for the seventh consecutive month north of the border by 0.7% in March, leaving the market just shy of its April 2008 peak.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 May 2014
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Cooling measures, surprises from MAS and cautious reform - The Mortgage Solutions Quiz

Here's our news quiz to test your knowledge of the week's most thought-provoking, quirkiest and downright bizarre moments on Mortgage Solutions.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 May 2014

BSA chief calls for greater financial sector diversity

The chief executive of the Building Societies Association has warned the financial services sector must continue to include a diverse range of businesses.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 May 2014

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