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Nationwide Building Society

Welcome to Mortgage Solutions' index page where you can find all our news, features and topical coverage of the largest mutual mortgage lender in the UK, Nationwide.

Nationwide was established in 1846 and is headquartered in Swindon in Wiltshire from where it offers its mortgage, savings and other personal finance products. In May 2013, it announced plans to bring its merger partners Derbyshire, Cheshire and Dunfermline Building Societies under the Nationwide brand.

In 2011, Nationwide was the fourth largest mortgage lender in the UK after providing £17.1bn of borrowing, matching Barclays' lending for the year.

Nationwide blames increased competition for lending fall

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Aug 2014

Nationwide reported a 9% drop in gross lending and a reduction in its market share, in the three months to June, which it said was due to increased competition in the market.


Third of brokers placing more cases through big lenders

Over a third of brokers say they are placing significantly more business through the top five intermediary lender brands than a year ago.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Aug 2014

Paradigm announces London roundtable event

Paradigm Mortgage Services has announced the first of its autumn roundtable events will be taking place in London in September.

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Aug 2014

Other Nationwide building society articles


Housing market growth slows to 12-month low

House prices grew at their slowest pace since April 2013 with a rise of just 0.1% this month, the Nationwide House Price index revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 31 Jul 2014
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Homeowners feel force of tougher mortgage rules

Homeowners are starting to feel the effects of tougher lending rules put in place to protect borrowers from taking on large debts which may become unaffordable in the future.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014
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Building relationships: broker struggles in the new-build market

The new-build mortgage market is a heavily divided one. Adam Williams speaks to two brokers to find out whether you really do need a special something to do business in the sector.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Jul 2014

Northern Rock, outsourcing and stress testing - 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 | 25 Jul 2014

Star Letter Extra 25/07/14

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the most opinionated or thoughtful reader comments on the website and through letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Jul 2014

A look back at last week's most read stories

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Jul 2014

The Mortgage Works to offer rent guarantee to new customers

The Mortgage Works (TMW) has announced plans to offer a six month rent guarantee period to new buy-to-let customers.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Jul 2014

Brokers divided over Nationwide's affordability restrictions

Nationwide has increased its stressed rate for all affordability calculations to 6.99% and imposed an income multiple cap of 4.75 times gross income for all employed applications from today.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Jul 2014

British Mortgage Awards 2014 - in pictures

Mortgage Solutions rounds up the best snaps from the British Mortgage Awards 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Jul 2014

Biggest mortgage lenders publish mortgage lending figures by postcode

Major mortgage lenders have published figures for UK residential and buy-to-let lending broken down into 120 post code areas for the first time.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Jul 2014

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