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Helping brokers unlock doors for first time buyers

Our purpose is to make home ownership attainable for more people. That’s why we work with our broker partners to unlock doors for first time buyers. We want aspiring first time buyers to view joining the property ladder as something that’s achievable, not just a pipe dream. And we want you to be well-equipped to help your clients be first home happy.

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Leeds Building Society announces improvements to Mortgage Hub

In 2020, Leeds Building Society launched Mortgage Hub, significantly improving the way we do business with intermediaries. Since launch, more than 23,500 intermediaries and administrators have signed up to this online mortgage platform.

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Aspiring homeowners helped by targeted holiday let lending restrictions

To put home ownership in reach of more people, we will stop holiday let lending in North Norfolk and certain areas of North Yorkshire. This is part of a 12-month trial starting today, Thursday 28 March.

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Aspiring homeowners helped by targeted holiday let lending restrictions

To put home ownership in reach of more people, we will stop holiday let lending in North Norfolk and certain areas of North Yorkshire, as part of a 12-month trial. We’ve worked with North Norfolk District Council and North Yorkshire Council to stop new loans on holiday let homes, beginning at the end of March 2024.

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Breaking records to help more people buy a home

Our financial results for 2023 show how we’re delivering on our purpose of putting home ownership in the reach of more people, and breaking Society records in the process. We continue to display the financial strength that will allow us to keep improving our service and supporting our members.

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We've launched our Reach Mortgage range

We believe every generation deserves a place to call home. That’s why we’re putting home ownership in reach of more people with the launch of our new Reach Mortgages. The new products offer eligible customers a more accessible range of mortgages if their credit score means they don’t qualify for one of our standard mortgage products. This means we’re opening another route into home ownership for those who may otherwise face barriers – including first time buyers.

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Leeds Building Society tops the tables with mortgage rate improvements

From Tuesday 2 January 2024, Leeds Building Society will make reductions on products across its mortgage range with the aim of saving its members hundreds of pounds on their monthly mortgage payments. Supporting brokers, homeowners who are looking to renew their mortgage and first time buyers alike, the changes will come as good news to many at the start of the new year.

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