Please note: Leeds Building Society only accepts mortgage applications from intermediaries where they are providing an advised sales service, with the exception of Buy to Let & Holiday Let applications. It is the responsibility of the intermediary to ensure that all applicable law including, without limitation, the Financial Conduct Authority rules on advised mortgage sales are complied with including, without limitation, the provision of adequate explanations.

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Cashback with new Leeds fixed rate mortgages

Leeds Building Society is launching two new fixed rate mortgages offering £750 cashback.

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Diversity in the industry, by Martese Carton, Head of Intermediary Distribution

Martese Carton joined us as Head of Intermediary Distribution at Leeds Building Society in 2016. With Responsible Business Week taking place from the 24th April, which aims to inspire businesses to make positive changes in society, we sat down with Martese to discuss her role, the current situation for women in the financial sector and the importance of diversity in the industry as a whole.

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A day in the life of a BDM at Leeds Building Society

Our BDM for the West Midlands, Bev Ford, has been in the industry for over 20 years and, this year, has been nominated for BDM of the year at the British Mortgage Awards.

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Market-leading Buy to Let mortgage added to Leeds range

Leeds Building Society has launched a five year fixed rate Buy to Let (BTL) mortgage at a market-leading rate of 3.10%.

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Leeds intermediary lending team expansion continues

Nirver Randhawa

Leeds Building Society has made a key appointment to its business development team as the mutual continues to grow its market share of lending through intermediaries.

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Leeds strengthens intermediary mortgage team

John Hoole - BDM for Bristol & the South West

Leeds Building Society has appointed John Hoole as a Business Development Manager to support more borrowers and brokers in Bristol and the South West.

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More borrowers will benefit from Leeds Building Society LTI change

Leeds Building Society is adjusting its LTI (loan to income) criteria for some borrowers.

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New short and longer term fixed rate mortgages launched by Leeds

Leeds Building Society has added new two and five year deals to its range of fixed rate mortgages.

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Help to Buy Equity Loan still important part of mortgage mix, says Leeds

Leeds Building Society is continuing to see strong demand for Help to Buy Equity loan mortgages.

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Leeds Building Society reports record-breaking results for 2016. Value, security and service attract more members than ever

Leeds Building Society has delivered record profits before tax for the fourth consecutive year as it helped more people than ever to save and have the home they want during 2016.

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Broker retention fees announced by Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society will introduce retention procuration fees later this year.

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What can we expect from the Housing White Paper?

In the Autumn Statement, Phillip Hammond announced that the Government’s Housing White Paper would be delivered by the end of 2016. Setting out the Government’s long term plan for delivering homes and tackling the UK’s housing crisis, the hotly anticipated white paper is expected to include significant measures to speed up house building.

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Leeds launches new two year fixed interest only deals with incentives

Two new interest only mortgages with £1,000 cashback have been launched by Leeds Building Society. Both are two year fixed rate mortgages and each comes with a free valuation, as well as fees assisted legal services for standard remortgages.

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New deals added to Leeds Buy to Let mortgages

Two new deals have been added to Leeds Building Society’s Buy to Let mortgage range.

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What does the future hold for the mortgage industry? Peter Hill on what he’d like to see more of in 2017

As a momentous year ends, one that has seen a number of changes in the mortgage industry and the country at large, our CEO Peter Hill takes a retrospective look back on 2016 and makes a cause for optimism in the industry for 2017.

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Advising on contractor mortgages – what brokers need to know

Temporary and contract staff placements are on the rise, with the rate of growth of these jobs accelerating to a seven month high in November, according to the latest Markit/REC Report on jobs

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Solving the UK’s housing crisis – could MMC be the answer?

An estimated 232,000 to 300,000 new homes are needed each year to meet demand, but in 2015 only 152,380 properties were built and the last time the private developers built more than 200,000 homes was in 1968.

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