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

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Jun 2014

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


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

Other Building societies articles

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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

Leeds BS launches 10-year Help to Buy mortgage

Leeds Building Society has launched the first 10-year Help to Buy mortgage and expanded its range of products with an interest-free period.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 May 2014

Bank of England unveils dramatic new stress tests for lenders

The Bank of England has unveiled plans to stress test banks against a 35% fall in house prices, an eight-fold rise in interest rates and mass unemployment.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Apr 2014
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Lenders to face stress testing over future housing market crash

Banks and building societies are set to face new stress testing over the impact of a future house price crash when new rules are announced by the Bank of England tomorrow.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Apr 2014

Industry must keep calm and carry on through MMR - BSA

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.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Apr 2014

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

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

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