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Jan 21 04

Launching Automatic ID & Verification

Find out about another way we’re using technology to help speed up our mortgage process through Automatic ID & Verification. Read more

Dec 20 22

Tips ahead of the stamp duty holiday deadline

The stamp duty holiday deadline is 31 March 2021. So, here’s a reminder to get your customers’ mortgage applications in as soon as possible. Read more

Dec 20 18

Here's our big round-up of 2020

Have a read of our annual round-up, where we’re wrapping up what we’ve done this year by taking a look back at the highlights of 2020. Read more

Dec 20 18

Making a Difference: Joint Borrower, Sole Proprietor

In his latest thought piece, BDM Michael Brown looks at how our Joint Borrower, Sole Proprietor policy is supporting our core purpose of helping people into homes. Read more

Nov 20 27

Is now a good time to buy a house?

Read Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, latest thought piece exploring whether now is a good time to buy a house and the questions customers need to be asking. Read more

Nov 20 24

An ode to the gamekeeper from the poacher

In the latest of our thought pieces BDM Aidan Walker explores the relationship between BDM, Broker and Underwriter in the current market and what brokers could do to present their case in the best possible way. Read more

Nov 20 20

What have we been up to? – November edition

Find out what we’ve been up to the last few months, Community Giving has come to a close, read articles from two of our BDM's and take a look at our COVID-19 survey results. Read more

Oct 20 26

Whats happened at Skipton?

Find out what we’ve been up to, here you can read a new thought piece from one of our BDMs and find out more about our Community Giving campaign. Read more

Oct 20 23

The first-timer buyer dilemma

In the latest of our thought pieces BDM Joe Wall looks at what some of the options could be for first-time buyers with lower LTV products available, and how important he feels the role of intermediaries is in this mortgage market. Read more

Oct 20 23

Food for thought

Food for thought. Read BDM Jon Rawley’s take on finding a balanced diet when it comes to lender appetite. Read more

Sep 20 29

You Complete Me!

In our latest thought piece from our BDM team, Michael Brown BDM for London, shares his thoughts on the broker mortgage advice process and why he feels it’s important to keep the customer in mind when you review it. Read more

Sep 20 21

Impact of COVID-19 on Intermediaries

Read our latest article on the impact COVID-19 has had on intermediaries’ hopes for the housing market. Read more

Sep 20 21

What’s new at Skipton? - September

Take a look at our most recent news roundup, where you’ll find out what’s been happening over the past few months. Read more

Sep 20 01

What’s next for 90% LTV mortgage lending?

In his most recent thought piece Skipton’s Head of Mortgage Products, Alex Beavis, shares his thoughts on lender caution in the current climate and the future of 90% LTV mortgage lending. Read more

Aug 20 18

What’s new at Skipton? - August

Introducing our monthly Skipton news roundup, where you’ll find out what’s been happening over the past few weeks. Read more

Jul 20 27

Introducing same day offers

In June we announced our first same day offer had been completed. Read more about how we were able to do this using both technology and a human touch and some our success stories. Read more

Jul 20 27

Technology in the mortgage market

In our latest thought piece, Rachael Hunnisett, Business Development Manager – London & South East, shares her thoughts about how technology is being used in the mortgage market and the ways it could benefit your clients. Read more

Jul 20 27

The New Build market

Our Intermediary Development/Strategy Manager, Simon Tipton, shares his latest views on the New Build market and what the future might hold in the latest of our thought pieces from the Skipton Intermediaries team. Read more

May 20 18

Real life stories: working from home during lockdown

Occasional working from home is normal for our network of Business Development Managers. So, wfh during lockdown shouldn’t be any different - right? Read more

Feb 20 20

Life after Help to Buy at Skipton

In our latest article, Simon Tipton, Intermediary Development Manager, talks about life after Help to Buy and what alternatives there are. Read more

Nov 19 11

The Voices of Mortgage Digitalisation

Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products gives his thoughts on the hot topic of digitalisation in the mortgage industry. Read more

Oct 19 29

Non-Occupying Borrower applications - now available!

We now accept Non-Occupying Borrower mortgage applications. This change in policy applies to both purchase and remortgage applications. Read more

Oct 19 25

A new online portal for Skipton remortgage conveyancing service customers

We're excited to introduce a new online portal for our customers who have opted to use the Skipton remortgage conveyancing service. This lets users track the conveyancing part of their remortgage journey. Read more

Aug 19 06

Gifted Deposits

Read about our recent changes to our policy and process for accepting gifted deposits. Read more

Jul 19 16

Shared Ownership: Success or failure

We have been offering Shared Ownership for one year. Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, comments on our entry into the Shared Ownership market. Read more

May 19 01

The wealth of Nations or Relations - how do we best help first time buyers?

Take a read of our first time buyer focused article by Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, commenting on how do we best help first time buyers. Read more

May 19 01

Help to Buy: 'The Harrogate problem'

A news article by Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, highlights the success of supporting first time buyers with the Help to Buy scheme ahead of the 2023 deadline. Read more

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