Nationwide Building Society

Nationwide mortgages review and comparison

Nationwide offers a range of fixed and variable rate mortgages that could be suitable for you.

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88% of Nationwide customers in our 2021 customer satisfaction survey would recommend it to a friend.
Doesn't offer offset mortgages (where you link a savings account).
Nationwide Building Society is the biggest mutual financial institution in the world and the second-largest mortgage provider in the UK. Keen to retain the values it was founded upon, Nationwide has maintained its mutual status over a 150-year history and continues to be run for the benefit of its members.

Compare Nationwide Building Society mortgages

Name Product Initial rate Revert rate (SVR) Maximum LTV Overall cost for comparison Apply link
Nationwide BS
0.94% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.3% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.1% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 3 years
3.59% variable
60%
3% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
75%
3.2% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.1% APRC
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Name Product Initial rate Revert rate (SVR) Maximum LTV Overall cost for comparison Apply link
Nationwide BS
0.74% variable (Base Rate plus 0.64% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.79% variable (Base Rate plus 0.69% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.97% variable (Base Rate plus 0.87% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
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Nationwide BS
0.99% variable (Base Rate plus 0.89% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
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Nationwide BS
1.09% variable (Base Rate plus 0.99% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.2% APRC
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Name Product Initial rate Revert rate (SVR) Maximum LTV Overall cost for comparison Apply link
Nationwide BS
0.74% variable (Base Rate plus 0.64% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
0.79% variable (Base Rate plus 0.69% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.1% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
1.04% fixed for 3 years
3.59% variable
60%
2.9% APRC
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Nationwide BS
1.04% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.1% APRC
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Name Product Initial rate Revert rate (SVR) Maximum LTV Overall cost for comparison Apply link
Nationwide BS
1.09% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.2% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
1.09% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
75%
3.3% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
1.09% variable (Base Rate plus 0.99% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.2% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
1.14% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
75%
3.3% APRC
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Nationwide BS
1.14% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.3% APRC
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Name Product Initial rate Revert rate (SVR) Maximum LTV Overall cost for comparison Apply link
Nationwide BS
0.94% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.3% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
0.97% variable (Base Rate plus 0.87% for up to 40 Years)
N/A
60%
3.1% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
75%
3.2% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 3 years
3.59% variable
60%
3% APRC
View details
Nationwide BS
0.99% fixed for 2 years
3.59% variable
60%
3.1% APRC
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Overall representative example
If you borrow £170,000 over a 25-year term at 1.28% p.a. (fixed) for 64 months reverting to 3.59% p.a. (variable) for the remaining term, you would make 64 monthly payments of £662.46 and 236 monthly payments of £816.99. The total payable would be £236,354.08, which includes interest of £65,207, valuation fees of £102 and a product fee of £995. The overall cost for comparison is 2.7% APRC representative.

What types of mortgage can I get with Nationwide Building Society?

  • Fixed rate. Your interest rate remains fixed for set amount of time, providing certainty about the size of your monthly mortgage repayments. Nationwide offers mortgages with fixed-rate periods of two, three, five and ten years.
  • Remortgages. You can switch away from your existing mortgage provider via Nationwide’s remortgage products.
  • Tracker. Your interest will shift up and down at the same rate as the Bank of England base rate.
  • Buy-to-let. This mortgage allows you to buy an additional property and let it out to tenants.
  • Let-to-buy. This mortgage allows you to remortgage your existing property, releasing equity so you can buy a new one.
  • How to apply

    You can apply online, by calling 03457 30 20 10, or by visiting a local branch. For more complex mortgage types, such as shared ownership or Help to Buy mortgages, online applications are not available.

    What information is needed to apply?

    You’ll need to provide proof of identity, proof of address, proof of UK residency, proof of deposit and proof of earnings.

    To back this up, employees will need to provide their latest monthly payslip. If you’re paid weekly or fortnightly, or you receive bonuses or commission, you may need to provide more payslips. Self-employed applicants will need to provide at least two years’ worth of accounts. You may also be asked for up to three months’ worth of recent bank statements.

    Eligibility criteria

    Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and no older than 75 when the mortgage term is due to end.

    All applicants will be subject to an affordability assessment and credit check. If you’ve suffered more than three months of mortgage arrears in the past three years, you’ll be declined. If you’ve suffered an undischarged bankruptcy, a discharged bankruptcy less than three years ago or a property repossession, you’ll be declined.

    Contact information

    You can make general mortgage enquiries by calling 03457 30 20 10, using the online chat service on nationwide.co.uk, or by visiting a local branch.

    Nationwide mortgages customer reviews

    Nationwide was the winner of Finder’s 2021 Mortgages Customer Satisfaction Awards, as a result of finishing in first place in our annual customer satisfaction survey, achieving a top score of 5 out of 5 stars. As well as this, 88% of Nationwide’s customers said they would recommend one of its mortgages.

    Nationwide mortgage customers in our survey were impressed with the helpful and friendly customer service team, saying they made it easy to understand the products provided and make changes if needed.

    Here is some of the feedback we got from Nationwide mortgage customers:
    “Easy to deal with, reliable and helpful, especially in respect of mortgage holiday.”
    “Very helpful, friendly and approachable. Gave us all our options and explained everything fully.”
    “Professional, helpful and very knowledgeable. Eager to find the most suitable deal for customers.”
    “Great mortgage rate, good communication, nice friendly staff (in branch and on telephone).”
    “No hassle, appointments easy to get. Rates good. Very easy to change products.”

Think carefully before securing other debts against your home. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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★★★★★ — Good

★★★★★ — Average

★★★★★ — Subpar

★★★★★ — Poor

Our customer satisfaction scores (“Customers say”) are based on a survey of 893 customers carried out in December 2020.
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    ShelleyAugust 7, 2018

    Who has the best deals with mortgages

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      JoshuaAugust 15, 2018Staff

      Hi Shelley,

      Thanks for getting in touch with finder. I hope all is well with you. :)

      While we can’t specifically recommend a service provider, you will know the best option by assessing your current and future needs, preference, and budget. Moreover, we can help you make a better decision by visiting our mortgage comparison page.

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