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06 Oct 2021

'Gold standard' support for landlords aimed at helping improve rental standards across UK

  • Nationwide launches The Landlord Works – a new platform offering support for all UK landlords
  • Free online resource addresses the needs of landlords to help them manage properties and finances
  • Introduction of The Landlord Works aims to further improve health of the private rented sector
  • Aimed at fostering better landlords everywhere as 23% of private tenants live in ‘non-decent’ homes1
  • Complements The Mortgage Works, which continues to offer competitive buy-to-let mortgages

04 Oct 2021

Nationwide become first major lender to support 95% LTV new-build lending through the Deposit Unlock scheme

Nationwide today becomes the first major lender signed up to Deposit Unlock – a mortgage indemnity scheme which supports 95% Loan to Value (LTV) lending on newbuild properties for both first-time buyers and second steppers up to the value of £750,000.

16 Sep 2021

Nationwide reduces selected fixed rates

Nationwide Building Society will be reducing two and three-year fixed rates at between 75% and 95% Loan to Value (LTV) by up to 0.17 percentage points from 17 September 2021

23 Aug 2021

Sustainable concerns: Landlords lack confidence in ability to get properties up to EPC 'C' standard

  • More than a third of landlords lacking confidence they can improve their properties to EPC ‘C’
  • Property constraints, access and disruption key challenges facing landlords to making changes
  • Lack of finance also key issue; 14% will need to spend all their annual rental income, plus more
  • TMW offers Green Further Advance at 1.49% - up to 50% lower than normal further advance rates

26 Jul 2021

Four major action groups launched to find new ways to tackle the UK housing crisis

  • Pandemic compounds existing issues, from rising house prices to a growing divide between owners and renters
  • Nationwide Building Society takes broad approach by working across sectors and industries to find solutions
  • Society joins raft of respected organisations and experts in housing, from Barratt Developments to Shelter
  • Action groups aim to help find solutions to issues around housing affordability, accessibility and sustainability

23 Jul 2021

Difficult journey to home ownership exacerbated by the impact of the pandemic

  • 63 per cent of people say the UK has a housing crisis, rising to 71 per cent of private renters
  • A quarter of renters say pandemic has made it less likely they will be able to buy their own home
  • 68 per cent of renters don’t think they will ever be able to afford a home to buy
  • 57 per cent of households are now homeowners, down from 64 per cent in 2003
  • Nationwide & Ipsos MORI research forms part of comprehensive ‘Future of Home’ report launching on Monday

20 Jul 2021

Nationwide launches sub-1% five-year fixed mortgage as it cuts rates by up to 0.40%

  • Five-year fixed at 60% LTV at 0.99% with £1,499 fee – available to home movers and remortgages
  • Society gives further choice to homebuyers with introduction of new three-year fixed rate range with rates aligned to Society’s two-year products
  • Selected two and five-year fixed rate products for home movers, first-time buyers and those remortgaging reduced by up to 0.40%

15 Jul 2021

Energy bills would need to rise by £56 a month before average Brit invests in making home greener

 

  • Research from Nationwide highlights interest in green but lack of knowledge or action
  • Urgent need to green homes – despite half of Brits saying they are environmentally friendly
  • 53% don’t know what CO2 means, 75% what net-zero means and 90% what EPC means
  • Nationwide’s £1 billion loan fund is available for borrowers to green their homes

19 May 2021

End of consumer hedonism? UK households reluctant to spend £180 billion of Covid savings

  • Research from UK Consumer Insight Panel shows lockdown has flipped nation’s priorities
  • UK optimism rises, but caution leads to households prioritising savings over spending
  • Despite savings made by many, 1 in 4 households see savings reduce because of Covid
  • More people shunning ‘live for today’ mantra than endorsing it for the first time in 22 years
  • Panel outlines trends they are seeing, from rising footfall and optimism to worries about finances
  • Call for government and business to encourage smarter spending that supports a green recovery, wellbeing for lowest earners and champions safety for consumers

17 May 2021

Nationwide launches 95 per cent Loan-to-Value mortgages with market-leading rates to help first-time buyers and home movers

  • Nationwide largest lender to relaunch 95% LTV loans outside Mortgage Guarantee Scheme
  • Market-leading rates from 3.49% with all products under 4% for first-time buyers and home movers
  • Available via brokers and direct through Nationwide to help those struggling to save a deposit
  • Follows launch of Helping Hand up to 90% LTV allowing FTB option to borrow up to 5.5x income

03 May 2021

The Mortgage Works - Rental Market Review: Post-pandemic rental market outlook clouded by economic uncertainty and shifts in housing preferences

  • Private rented sector (PRS) in retreat pre-pandemic after a long period of expansion
  • Pandemic prompting more people to consider a move, particularly private renters
  • Pandemic likely to shape pattern of economic activity and housing demand in years ahead, including private rental sector

26 Apr 2021

Nationwide launches cashback incentive to encourage energy efficient homeownership

  • £500 cashback for homebuyers purchasing EPC-A rated properties; £250 for high EPC-B rated
  • Green Reward available across all Nationwide’s purchase mortgage range
  • Available on all types of properties; direct through Nationwide and via mortgage brokers
  • Follows on from Society reducing rate on Green Additional Borrowing to 0.75%
  • Nationwide’s Green Additional Borrowing product also now available via mortgage brokers

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