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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.

Majority of buyers to profit from Stamp Duty changes

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Feb 2015

More than two-thirds (71%) of buyers in England and Wales will benefit from changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) announced in the Autumn Statement, according to Nationwide.


Nationwide loses ground on gross lending market share

Nationwide's market share of gross lending dropped from 15 to 13% after its gross lending fell from £21.6bn to £20.4bn year-on-year in the last nine months of 2014.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Feb 2015
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Nationwide appoints Henry Jordan head of mortgages

Henry Jordan, who was previously managing director of Nationwide's buy-to-let arm The Mortgage Works (TMW), has been appointed as the society's new head of mortgages.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Feb 2015

Other Nationwide building society articles


Nationwide appoints new build senior manager

Nationwide has promoted corporate account manager Jeremy Cook to the position of new build senior manager, effective from 1 April.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Feb 2015
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The science behind the Openwork panel pitch

For proof that the winds of change are blowing in favour of the intermediary, look to the distribution sector, where lenders have been asked to pitch their service and commercial propositions to win a spot on Openwork's network.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Feb 2015

House prices enjoy January recovery

House prices grew by 2% between December and January, the biggest January monthly increase seen since 2009 (2.4%), according to the latest Halifax house price index.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Feb 2015

North West records biggest drop in house prices - Land Registry

Property prices in the North West saw a monthly price drop of 1.6% in December making it one of four regions in the UK to register a fall in housing values.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jan 2015

House price growth lags further in January - Nationwide

UK house price growth continued to slow in January, declining for the fifth month in a row, according to Nationwide's house price index.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jan 2015
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Skipton ditches seven-year fixes due to lack of customer interest

Skipton has pulled its seven-year fixed rate range of mortgages from the market which brokers say indicates the need for more innovation in longer-term fixed rate products.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Jan 2015

Nationwide to launch lowest 10-year fixed rate on market

Nationwide is to introduce the market’s lowest 10-year fixed rate mortgage, available up to 60% loan-to-value (LTV) at 2.84% for existing customers and 2.94% for new borrowers.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Jan 2015

Leeds simplifies builder cashback rules to compete with high street

Leeds Building Society has simplied its policy on gifted cash deposits for new build properties supplied by builders as a contribution to the purchase price.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Jan 2015

How long can this price war rage? - Nationwide

Every day there seems to be a new headline, highlighting record low mortgage rates and fierce competition in the market. So what are the driving forces behind the low rates on new mortgage deals?

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Jan 2015
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Homes within national parks command 21% price premium

House hunters purchasing homes within the boundaries of a national park have to pay a premium of £39,000 on an average home worth £188,810 - 21% more than an otherwise identical property.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Dec 2014

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