We are proud to have won the ‘Best Local Building Society’ category at the prestigious What Mortgage Awards for a 5th year running. With our Head Office based in Harpenden, we have 6 branches in total across the Northern Home counties and a long standing reputation for providing mortgages tailored to the requirements of the customer.
A number of qualities contributed to the our recognition as an award winning mortgage lender and helped our entry stand out from others across the UK.
Our mortgages are individually underwritten with our specialist staff getting to completely understand the specific needs of the customer. We have a policy of lending to people in different types of employment and consider many income sources when determining mortgage affordability. Our expert team are also experienced at finding solutions to complex lending scenarios.
Our distinctive approach has enabled a number of people, both locally and nationally, to find the exact mortgage to meet their individual circumstance and move into their dream homes, with our lending increasing 7.3% over the last year.”
Our range of owner occupied lending products provides options for Residential, Guarantor, Self-Employed and Contractor mortgages. A specialist product range also supports lending for Self-Build mortgages, Second Homes, Holiday-let, Buy To Let, Consumer Buy To Let and Bridging facilities.
Ken Hale, Head of Lending at Harpenden Building Society said: “We’re proud and honoured to be named as the UK’s ‘Best Local Building Society’ once again. Supporting our community is one of our top priorities so winning this category for an unprecedented 5 years means a great deal to us.”
Photograph: courtesy of David Berman. Pictured left to right: Andrew Foster, Business Development Administrator and Graeme Aitken, Business Development Manager at Harpenden Building Society are pictured with the award alongside Joanne Atkin, Group Editor of What Mortgage.