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Building societies have a strong tradition of helping people to buy their own home. Whether you are looking to buy for the first time, move up the housing ladder, are thinking about building your own home, or are interested in alternative ways to get started - it is worth taking a look at this section.
Links to our individual members' careers pages.
General unrestricted BSA publications and newsletters can be found in the Publications section.
If you want to make a complaint or need money advice this factsheet will give you a round up of some links you may find useful.
There are a number of schemes available to help you purchase a home. This factsheet provides some basic facts and links to where to find further information.
Information for consumers about cladding and the EWS1 form.
If something happens and you can't make your mortgage payments help is on hand. Find out here where to go for help and guidance.
Useful information and guidance for mortgage customers during COVID-19
Useful information for those wanting to start a self or custom build project
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced on the 4th September 2020 that it is taking enforcement action against four leading housing developers in relation to the sale of leasehold properties
The Government has issued detailed guidance for those who are close to moving house and those who are looking to buy or sell a home at this difficult time.
This factsheet details the maximum age limits that individual building societies will consider lending to.
The Bank of Mum and Dad – now a top 10 unofficial UK 'lender' – is already playing a positive role. How we promote and broaden its contribution in future years will be key to sustaining a healthy housing market.
Lenders have agreed to help existing borrowers on reversion rates who are up-to date with repayments but because of stricter affordability criteria are currently ineligible to move to an alternative product provided by their lender.
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