Making it easier to do business
Following an investment to improve our technology, we're reducing the time it takes to assess your applications.
Specialist New Build Support
Find out how Nationwide are committed to supporting the New Build market in our latest video update.
2 year fixed rate reductions across our Switcher range
From Wednesday 10 April, we're reducing 2 year fixed rates by up to 0.20% across our Switcher product range.
Improvements we've made to better support you
Andy Dean, Head of Intermediary Support and New Build, shares some of the recent improvements we've made to ensure we're better placed to support you and your clients.
How do house prices compare in your region?
UK house price growth remained subdued in March, with prices just 0.7% higher than the same month last year.
A new way to access New Build valuation reports
From Tuesday 5 March, we're changing the way we share New Build valuation reports.
Selected fixed rate changes
From Wednesday 20 February, we're increasing selected fixed rates at 90% LTV by up to 0.10%.
Changes to our mortgage range
From Wednesday 6 February, we're making some changes to our range. We're withdrawing our £100 cashback available for members switching or moving home and we're withdrawing our Borrowing in Retirement product range. You can visit our website for more information about lending into retirement.
Welcome to our new website
Here at Nationwide for Intermediaries, we’re always looking for ways to support you better. We know that an easy to use, reliable website that allows you to access key information whilst being useable on any device is a huge part of achieving this.
Second Property max LTV changes and other important updates
From Monday 21 January, you'll notice we've made a number of changes and improvements across our criteria and online systems which we've outlined for you below.
Download our new Gifted Deposit form
We're just letting you know that for applications submitted from Monday 21 January 2019, we'll only accept the new version of our Gifted Deposit form.
How do house prices compare in your region?
Annual house price growth slows to its weakest pace since February 2013.
Application tips straight from our BDMs
Time is precious, and the last thing it should be wasted on is a delayed application. We asked our BDMs to come up with their best time savings tips, which we're now passing onto you.
Selected fixed rate changesFrom Friday 30 November, we're reducing selected 2, 3 and 5 year fixed rates.
Thanks to your support, we have received 5-stars in the Financial Adviser Service Awards.
Selected fixed rate changes
From Tuesday 20 November, we're changing selected 2, 3 and 5 year fixed rates, and selected Equity Share rates.
Our mortgage New Business telephone number has changedIf you're calling for an update on a case that you've already submitted, please call us on 0800 30 20 11 from 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday (except bank holidays).
Rate changes and product updates
From Tuesday 30 October, we're reducing selected fixed and tracker rates at 95% LTV by up to 0.50%.
Plus, we're increasing the maximum loan size at 95% LTV to £500,000 and increasing the maximum LTV for remortgaging with additional borrowing to 90% LTV*.
Attach JPEGs and files up to 9MB in NFI Online
Your feedback continues to help shape the improvements we make to our products and services. And as a result, earlier this week we made further enhancements to NFI Online, making it easier to do business with us. We've increased the file upload size limit to 9MB, reducing the need for you to split documents into multiple parts.
Selected 5 year fixed rate changesFrom Thursday 18 October, we're increasing selected 5 year fixed rates by up to 0.10%.
Our top 5 most popular guidesDid you know that we have a range of useful guides on our website designed to help you deliver great service and client experience?
How do house prices compare in your region?Yorkshire & Humberside was the top performing region for the first time since 2005, with the annual price growth picking up to 5.8%.
Economic update from Robert Gardner August 2018
Find out what's in store for the UK economy in our latest quarterly update video. Robert Gardner, Nationwide's Chief Economist, shares his views on the outlook for the UK economy, housing and mortgage market and more.
Fixed and tracker rate reductionsFrom tomorrow, Thursday 23 August, we're reducing selected fixed and tracker rates by up to 0.40%. Here's a summary of the New Business rate reductions.
Helping your armed forces clients have a place to call homeFrom Monday 13 August, we're extending our lending policy on applications using a Forces Help to Buy loan as a source of deposit.
Changes to selected variable rate mortgagesThe Bank of England announced an increase to the base rate on Thursday 2 August to 0.75%. Please find the effect of this increase on Nationwide's mortgage rates.
Bank of England base rate changeToday, Thursday 2 August, the Bank of England has announced an increase to the base rate from 0.50% to 0.75%.
Broker Support Profile: Adrian Scoates, Corporate Relationship Manager
Adrian has been a Corporate Relationship Manager for twelve years, and has been with Nationwide for a total of thirty three years.
Adrian provides insight into the role of a Corporate Relationship Manager and tells us how he helps support mortgage clubs and networks.
3 and 5 year fixed rate reductions across our Switcher range
From tomorrow, Thursday 21 June, we're reducing selected 3 and 5 year fixed rates by 0.10% across our Switcher product range. Our range of purchase and remortgage products remain unchanged.
Here's to those who inspire us (that's you!)
Did you know that for every 10 people we help buy their own home, over 7 are thanks to brokers like you? We just couldn't do it without you. And your feedback has already helped us shape a number of positive changes this year.
Helping your clients pay off their Help to Buy equity loan
From tomorrow, Thursday 31 May, your remortgage clients will be able to capital raise up to 90% LTV for the sole purpose of paying off a Help to Buy equity loan in full. This helps your clients who are reaching their 5 year Help to Buy anniversary, as they'll soon have to start paying interest on the loan, and puts them on the road to full home ownership.
You can now submit Rate Switches earlier
We're pleased to confirm that you can now submit earlier Rate Switch applications on behalf of your clients. From today, we'll accept these up to 2 months ahead of the 3 month ERC waiver period, which is now aligned with what's available to our members direct.
Rate changes and new Homebuyer Report fees
From tomorrow, Thursday 26 April, we're increasing selected 2 year fixed and Equity Share rates by up to 0.10%. We're also making changes to our Homebuyer Report fees.
We're reducing the number of proofs we need for source of deposit
We're pleased to let you know about some changes we're making to NFI Online and NFI MTE from Monday 30 April, which will help provide an improved broker and client experience.
Updating our approach to State Benefit payments
From tomorrow, Tuesday 24 April, we're updating how we verify some benefit income, including Universal Credit.
Broker support profile: Georgia Hunt, Broker Chat adviser
Georgia has worked in Broker Chat within Dedicated Broker Support (DBS) for about a year and a half, and before moving into her current role, had worked in the telephony team within DBS.
Georgia provides insight into the role of a Broker Chat adviser and tells us how she helps support you and your client's applications.
Selected changes to fixed and tracker rates
From tomorrow, Wednesday 21 March, we're increasing selected 2, 3, 5 and 10 year fixed rates, and selected Equity Share rates. Alongside this, we're reducing 2 year tracker rates at 60% LTV.
Improvements to our New Build proposition
We're pleased to announce that from today, Monday 19 March, we're making some changes to offer extensions and valuations, and providing some clarity around disclosure forms - all of which are designed to support the new build market.
Broker support profile: Tom Bolton, BDM
Tom has been a BDM for nearly 16 years and has been with Nationwide, covering Edinburgh, Fife and the borders for almost 10 years.
Tom provides insight into the role of a BDM at Nationwide and tells us how he helps support you and your client's applications.
Mortgage maturities update
From March, when we write to members 12 weeks before their current mortgage deal ends, we'll be including the option of contacting a broker for advice.
This will make it clear to our members who used a broker when taking their current mortgage, that they have the opportunity again now.
2 year fixed rate changes
From Thursday 15 February, we're increasing our 2 year fixed rates at 60% LTV by 0.05%.
Saving you time when submitting proofs
To save you time and to help make submitting proofs easier, from today you no longer need to confirm that you've seen the original documents. This change applies to all documents except for those being used for ID and/or address verification.
Rate changes and remortgage free standard legals
From Thursday 8 February, we're reintroducing free standard legals into our remortgage range while continuing to offer the £500 cashback option, giving your clients improved choice and flexibility.
January House Price Index report
Unexpected pickup in annual price growth in January. The annual house price growth accelerates to 3.2% and the month-on-month pace of increase steady at 0.6%.
Broker support profile: Jayne Matthews, BDM
Jayne has been a BDM for the last 12 years and has been with Nationwide, covering South West Wales, since the launch of Intermediary Relationships back in 2008.
Jayne provides insight into the role of a BDM at Nationwide and tells us how she helps to support you and your clients' applications.
Selected rate changes
From tomorrow, Thursday 25 January, we're increasing 60% LTV 5 year fixed and tracker rates by 0.10%. We're also increasing selected 2 year fixed and tracker rates across our Equity Share product range.
Take five to stop fraud
Every year, serious and organised crime costs the UK economy an estimated £24 billion. In the UK, fraud is the most prevalent crime, with an estimated 1.7 million incidents of fraud in 2016, and UK card fraud losses of an estimated £768 million (Financial Fraud Action UK).
December House Price Index report
UK house prices rise by a modest 2.6%, compared to 4.5% in 2016.
London was the weakest performing region, with house prices down 0.5% year-on-year.
There are significant differences in regional affordability, but saving for a deposit remains challenging.