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December 2013

Leeds reduces Welcome Mortgage offering by up to 0.34%

Leeds Building Society has cut the rates on its ‘Welcome Mortgage’ range by up to 0.34%. The Society’s ‘Welcome’ range was launched in summer 2013, offering purchasers a combination of flexibility and certainty over a 2, 3 or 5-year term. Furthermore, to complement this range last autumn the mutual introduced a £200 cashback incentive on its 2, 3 and 5 year fixed rate ‘Welcome Mortgages.’

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Launch of 5 Year Fixed Rate Bond at 3% with 25% penalty free access

Leeds Building Society has unveiled a 5-Year Fixed Rate Bond at 3.00% gross p.a./ AER, which allows penalty free access of up to 25%. This account has a minimum investment of only £100 and a maximum investment of £1,000,000 (£2,000,000 for joint accounts).

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Chapel Allerton customer advisor scoops National award

Kim Rebecchi, Simon Scarlett, Peter Hill and Trevor Garside along with their awards

Simon Scarlett, Assistant Manager at Leeds Building Society’s Chapel Allerton branch, has scooped the prestigious 2013 Branch Customer Advisor of the Year award. This prize is open to any branch advisor from across the Society’s 67 branches.

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Leeds withdraws 4% Monthly Income Bond

Leeds Building Society will withdraw its unique long-term fixed rate monthly income bond, paying a guaranteed return of 4% for 10 years, with effect from close of business today. The bond, which pays eight times the current Bank of England Base Rate (BBR), is specifically designed for those customers looking to boost their monthly income from savings.

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Leeds is the award winning Society

Leeds Building Society has received three prestigious awards at recent ceremonies. Firstly, the Society received the ‘Innovation Award for Lenders,’ and was named ‘Best Intermediary Lender’ at the Mortgage Finance Gazette (MFG) Awards. This was followed by the mutual winning the flagship award of ‘Best All Round Mortgage Provider’ at the 2013/2014 Personal Finance Awards, in association with The Money Pages and What Mortgage.

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Tell us your savings story for a chance to win £2000

Leeds Building Society has launched its ‘Save Interesting’ campaign, which asks people around the UK to submit their “saving stories”. The Society wants to step in to help dedicated savers achieve their goals more quickly! Leeds has launched a new site, where people can share their experiences of saving up for something - whether it’s a wedding, a break in the sun, a new car or a degree. Whatever you’re saving for, Leeds Building Society wants to hear about it as part of the ‘Save Interesting’ campaign - and you might just get a leg up on your plans into the bargain.

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