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.

News 2013


Important - For All New Applications

Following the changes made to the Society’s submission requirements on 17 August 2013 we are pleased to advise that our need to request further supporting documentation or additional clarification following full case assessment has reduced on average by 44%. Furthermore…

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Important - For All New Applications

Please send in a fully completed Submission Form with all the supporting documentation required for each new application submitted. Important points to remember…

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Changes to Lending Criteria

The following changes have been made to the Society’s lending criteria: (Primary and additional lending)…

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Important Information – Minimum Required Documentation

We recently made a change to our submission process and introduced a new form to be submitted with applications received from 17 August. The form acts as a checklist for you to ensure we have all the information required to process the application…

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Leeds Building Society Service Improvements

We are firmly committed to delivering outstanding customer service at Leeds Building Society and have recently carried out a review of our mortgage underwriting. Following this review, we have made a number of service improvements which…

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Help to Buy – Adding Fees to the Loan

Please note that the completion fee can be added to the loan, however the total value of the loan plus fees cannot exceed 75% LTV…

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Submission of Buy-to-Let and Holiday Let Applications

When submitting applications for both Buy-To-let and Holiday Let mortgages, please can you ensure that you input the number of people…

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Important Advance Notice

Please note that the online account management and application areas of our website, for both mortgages and savings, will be temporarily unavailable from 8pm on Friday 19th July…

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Certification Of Supporting Documentation

A new form has been introduced to allow you to certify a batch of supporting documentation rather than each individual page…

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Scottish Mortgage Applications

For Scottish cases, where the valuation has already been carried out, please ensure you input the details of the valuer that carried out…

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Voltage Secure Email

Secure Emails should be sent to lbssecurecomms@…

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Free Remortgage Service

Please select the following Solicitor codes online if using our Free Remortgage Service when the product offers this benefit…

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When submitting Decision in Principles and the case refers

Please do not proceed to submit application as any amendments requested cannot be made to the application. Please wait until you…

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Avoid delays with Secure Email

To ensure your secure email documents are attached directly to your clients file you must quote the application number in the subject heading of the email. Failure to do this…

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Gifted Deposit Form

To assist in the packaging of applications the Society has devised a new form for Gifted Deposit applications, this can be found…

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