Nationwide building society
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.
House price growth continued to moderate in October, declining to 9% from 9.4% in September, the second consecutive month where annual growth has fallen.
Nationwide has launched a 10-year fixed rate mortgage at 3.49% available up to 70% loan-to-value (LTV) for a fee of £999.
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The mortgage rate war is now officially in full swing. The deal which has arguably grabbed the most headlines is HSBC's first ever sub-1% mortgage, a discount deal with a current pay rate of 0.99%.
Nationwide has announced that James Chidgey, senior manager, new build, will leave at the end of March.
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As the housing market continues its upward trajectory, the buy-to-let market is quietly outperforming the residential market in terms of year on year growth during 2014.
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Homebuyers in Scotland purchasing property worth over £250,000 will face a soaring tax bill from April next year as Stamp Duty is abolished in favour of a Scottish Levy called the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.
The impact of the Mortgage Market Review and other restrictions on residential lending have proved a boon to buy-to-let lenders, Nationwide’s Gary Salter has said.
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