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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.

Autumn asking prices up 0.9%

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Sep 2014

The autumn property market has leapt back into life after the summer lull with a 0.9% monthly increase in asking prices in September.


A look back at this week's most read stories

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.

Mortgage Solutions | 12 Sep 2014

Mortgage fraudster and chartered surveyor pays £1.5m confiscation order

A mortgage fraudster and surveyor imprisoned in 2011 after admitting defrauding the Cheshire Building Society, Bank of Ireland, Societe Generale and the Nationwide Building Society in a £50m deception, has finally paid an overdue £1.5m confiscation order.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Sep 2014

Other Nationwide building society articles

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Brokers love their phones like everyone else

Life without smartphones or tablets has become unimaginable, says financial services consultant Steve Alexander

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Sep 2014
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Housing market facing ‘highly uncertain’ future - Nationwide

The outlook for the UK housing market is ‘highly uncertain’ despite strong growth in the last 12 months, Nationwide’s chief economist Robert Gardner has warned.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Aug 2014

Nationwide blames increased competition for lending fall

Nationwide reported a 9% drop in gross lending and a reduction in its market share, in the three months to June, which it said was due to increased competition in the market.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Aug 2014

Third of brokers placing more cases through big lenders

Over a third of brokers say they are placing significantly more business through the top five intermediary lender brands than a year ago.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Aug 2014

Paradigm announces London roundtable event

Paradigm Mortgage Services has announced the first of its autumn roundtable events will be taking place in London in September.

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Aug 2014

Housing market growth slows to 12-month low

House prices grew at their slowest pace since April 2013 with a rise of just 0.1% this month, the Nationwide House Price index revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 31 Jul 2014
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Homeowners feel force of tougher mortgage rules

Homeowners are starting to feel the effects of tougher lending rules put in place to protect borrowers from taking on large debts which may become unaffordable in the future.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Jul 2014
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Building relationships: broker struggles in the new-build market

The new-build mortgage market is a heavily divided one. Adam Williams speaks to two brokers to find out whether you really do need a special something to do business in the sector.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Jul 2014

Northern Rock, outsourcing and stress testing - The Mortgage Solutions Quiz

Here's our news quiz to test your knowledge of the week's most thought-provoking, quirkiest and downright bizarre moments on Mortgage Solutions.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Jul 2014

Star Letter Extra 25/07/14

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the most opinionated or thoughtful reader comments on the website and through letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Jul 2014

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