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.
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Annual house prices are growing at their slowest rate since February bringing the value of the average home to 186,940 in November, Halifax research has revealed.
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House price growth has continued to cool in November marking the third consecutive month to see a slowdown in property price rises.
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 reducing selected three year fixed-rate mortgages for existing customers looking for a new deal.
The financial software firm Mortgage Keeper has ventured into new territory with the launch of a mortgage club headed up by Phil Whitehouse.
Nationwide is set to reduce rates to selected five-year fixed mortgages for its existing customers, from tomorrow.
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