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.
Nationwide has refuted suggestions in the national media that a £900m drop in its mortgage lending is linked to an unwillingness to lend to borrowers into retirement.
Nationwide's gross mortgage lending dropped by nearly £1bn in the first half of the year to £13.1bn compared to H1 last year when the building society lent £14bn of new loans.
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Nationwide is set to reduce rates to selected five-year fixed mortgages for its existing customers, from tomorrow.
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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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