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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.

Builders struggling to keep up with Help to Buy success – Nationwide

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Sep 2014

The success of the Help to Buy equity loan scheme has created building completion delays and caused mortgage offers to expire, Nationwide has warned.


Supporting the new build market - Nationwide

As Nationwide returns to offer new-build Help to Buy mortgages to home movers, James Chidgey, senior manager of new build at the mutual, looks at the outlook for the market.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Sep 2014

Nationwide scraps sales targets from all incentive plans

Nationwide has removed all sales targets and reduced bonus opportunities for employees, in order to focus more on performance management.

Mortgage Solutions | 26 Sep 2014

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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 | 26 Sep 2014
Running Toward Finish Line

FSE 2014: Lending to breach £200bn this year

Mortgage market commentators have suggested gross lending levels will breach £200bn in 2014 however cautioned against spectacular increases throughout 2015.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014
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FSE 2014: UK economy in 'sweet spot'

The UK's current economic performance puts us in a 'sweet spot' claimed Nationwide's senior economic analyst, Stefano Silvestrin.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014

FSE 2014: Smaller lenders hamstrung by big six over proc fees - Cleary

Smaller lenders are unable to increase residential procuration fees unless the bigger players make the first move, Precise Mortgages managing director Alan Cleary has said.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014

Labour market could drive house prices even higher - Nationwide

House prices will be driven even higher if strong growth in the labour market continues, Nationwide’s senior economist Stefano Silvestrin has warned.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014

Small lenders gain market share while big six lose ground - CML

Lenders ranking outside the top 20 market leaders in 2013 have seen their total market share grow by 7% over the last two years while the big six players' tight grip on mortgage lending eased back.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014
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Nationwide relaunches Help to Buy 1 and sets out stall

In yet another market boosting move, Nationwide Building Society is resuming access for home movers keen to use the Government's Help to Buy equity loan scheme from tomorrow (24 September).

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Sep 2014
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FSE London registrations up 15%

The Financial Services Expo has sold out its exhibition space and is expecting a 15% increase in visitors against last year.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Sep 2014

Accord launches 10-day residential sale

Accord has launched a 10-day sale on its residential mortgage products with rate cuts up to 0.25% on applications up to 75% loan-to-value (LTV).

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Sep 2014

Leeds and Halifax launch five-year fixed rate deals

Leeds Building Society and Halifax have launched five-year fixed rate mortgages for buy-to-let, home mover and first-time buyer borrowers.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Sep 2014

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