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Arrears handling course

Event,
Contact:
christie hall,
Last updated:
07 April 2022

This bespoke one-day course, in partnership with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), is designed to help navigate the ever more complex area of arrears handling. There is an expectation that lenders should not take a one size fits all approach and that arrears handlers...

Streamlining the Mortgage Broker Engagement Process

Event,
Contact:
james miller-molloy,
Last updated:
16 May 2022

This free webinar from CREALOGiX  is designed to help building societies navigate the turbulent property market by delivering robust online services to brokers. The market for mortgages is set to remain highly competitive as demand for property continues despite the rise...

BSA Annual Lunch 2017

Speech webcast,
Contact:
katie wise,
Last updated:
15 November 2017

Check against delivery My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen.  Every year this event brings together people who run, work with, write about and regulate the UK’s 44 building societies, And the 4 credit unions who joined the BSA more recently.   Looking around the room, I am del...

2020 Vision - The Mortgage of the Future

Industry publication,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
16 November 2012

The BSA has published research looking at what the mortgage market will look like in 2020. The research looks at a wide range of factors that may influence the types of mortgage that are being sold in 2020. It looks at how the demand for mortgages will change by 2020, ...

Reforming the home buying and selling process

Industry publication,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
06 July 2010

Representatives from the legal and conveyancing professions, estate agents, surveyors and consumer bodies explore how the home buying process can be improved for consumers. Download PDF

How to get a mortgage

Factsheet,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
07 February 2022

If you’re dreaming of getting a foot onto the property ladder, there are a number of things you can do to get yourself mortgage-ready before the house hunting starts. Get a savings habit Having savings is essential for getting a mortgage and the more you can save the bet...

Useful links

Factsheet,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
06 February 2022

Further advice and information is available from the following organisations: OwnYourHome The main source of information on all government home ownership schemes, including Shared Ownership. Link to OwnYourHome MoneyHelper Impartial information and a wide range of ...

Mortgage underwriting course

Event,
Contact:
christie hall,
Last updated:
18 May 2022

This will be a face-to-face course at the BSA offices in London. In recent years the recognised career path to mortgage underwriter has changed substantially, partly due to the changing nature of mortgage advice. This intensive two-day course, in partnership with the Ch...

MoneyLIVE Building Societies

Event,
Contact:
raffaella patmore,
Last updated:
19 May 2022

The BSA is the industry partner of MoneyLIVE Building Societies - a one day, face to face event taking place on 21 June in Birmingham. The programme provides an opportunity for building societies to collaborate (within the bounds of competition law), problem solve and s...

Long Term Safety Nets to Protect Mortgage Borrowers

Industry publication,
Contact:
harinder chohan,
Last updated:
19 September 2011

In November 2010, we launched a report by John Howard into Long Term Safety Nets to Protect Mortgage Borrowers which examines the economic environment which has caused many homeowners to fall behind in mortgage payments; the help available to those struggling to meet payments...

Understanding Mortgage Arrears

Industry publication,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
14 September 2009

  The Building Societies Association has published new research into mortgage arrears. The research is based on a survey of mortgage borrowers that have been in arrears in the last two years, the results of which are combined with the results of a survey of building so...

Building Societies Annual Conference 2022

Speech webcast,
Contact:
jason russell,
Last updated:
11 May 2022

Click on the links below to view the available presentations from this year's conference. To download, right-click the highlighted speaker or presentation name and choose the option "Save link as...". If the presentation you require isn't showing as available this means t...

Can't pay your mortgage?

Factsheet,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
07 February 2022

Download the information leaflet here If you have a mortgage you will be expected to make regular monthly payments to your lender. How much you pay will depend on the type of mortgage you have, the term of the loan and the rate of interest on it. If there are any changes ...

Building societies maintain share of lending in slowing mortgage market

Press release,
Contact:
hilary mcvitty,
Last updated:
21 November 2016

Today the Building Societies Association (BSA) releases mortgage lending and savings figures for all 44 building societies for the third quarter of 2016.  The figures show that lending by building societies continues to grow on a year on year basis, however the rate of growth...

New BSA report suggests one solution to the UK's housing crisis

Press release,
Contact:
amy mccluskey,
Last updated:
17 November 2016

At its Annual Lunch on 17 November, with Housing and Planning Minister Gavin Barwell MP as keynote speaker, the BSA  launched a progressive housing report; ‘Laying the foundations for Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC).  The report explores the addition of this form of h...