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20/05/2013 - 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 the report on question 15 in the property section. This will assist us in being able to request the transcript copy when we carry out the initial assessment on the case and help to prevent delays.
17/05/2013 - Voltage Secure Email - email@example.com
Secure Emails should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org using the voltage secure email service »
30/04/2013 - Certification Of Supporting Documentation
Please use the Certification Of Supporting Documentation form held in Printable Forms to certify a batch of supporting documentation rather than having to certify each individual page.
15/03/2013 - Free Remortgage Service
Please select the following Solicitor codes online if using our Free Remortgage Service when the product offers this benefit. This service is also available at a minimum cost of £250 for products not carrying the free benefit.
BD1 1UN (Optima for England/Wales cases)
G2 5EZ (Optima for Scottish Cases)
08/03/2013 - 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 receive the response to the DIP before progressing.
08/02/2013 - 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 will mean your email will be automatically rejected and you will have to resend the documents. The email address to use in secure email is email@example.com
14/01/2013 - 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 on the website under printable forms. This form will speed up the Mortgage Application process and help stop delays.
30/11/2012 - Speed Up Your Processing with our Downloadable Forms Page
We have a range of downloadable forms via our printable forms tab to help speed up your processing. View our printable forms page »
21/11/2012 - New Range of Mortgages for Northern Ireland
The new range includes a 2 year fixed rate, ideal for customers looking to re-mortgage and lock-in to low rates for the next two years. There are also Buy to Let options for those landlords looking to refinance their existing let properties. View our Northern Ireland Product range »
We constantly review our mortgage products and criteria to ensure that we can attract the right level of business volumes and appropriate share of the regional mortgage market. Therefore, we have made changes to our mortgage criteria in Northern Ireland to achieve this balance.
09/11/2012 - BTL in Northern Ireland
Please note that we are unable to offer the free remortgage service on BTL remortgages in Northern Ireland. Applicants will be required to select and pay for their own solicitors.
22/10/2012 - Borrowing Calculator
Please note when an applicant has income from self employed and employed sources the Quick Borrowing Calculator on our website needs you to put ALL the income into the employed section of the calculator to give you a true maximum borrowing amount. The self employed income should be the average of the last three years.
18/10/2012 - Important Message Changes to Lending Criteria
Various changes have been made to the Society's Lending criteria for full details view Changes to Lending Criteria »
18/10/2012 - Buy to Let free legal product (House of Multiple Occupancy - HMO)
Please note that the Society's Remortgage Unit cannot act in these cases and if you choose a product with free legal's the applicant will have to arrange their own solicitors at their cost for full details view House of multiple occupancy criteria guide »
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