Supporting you and your clients through the Coronavirus outbreak

Last updated 4 September 2020

Getting help with your client's mortgage

We’re committed to supporting our mortgage members who’ve been financially affected by coronavirus. There’s a number of ways we can help.

See our Home Support Package


Changes to our services

Our opening times and the support we offer has changed slightly, please check our contact us page for how to get in touch.

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How you can help us

Our contact centres are experiencing a high volume of calls. You can help us by trying to find the answer to your question in the following ways:

Pipeline applications

If you have a case in progress, check our dedicated page for all the latest updates.

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Changes to income criteria

To reflect the latest government announcements, we’ve updated our income criteria including detail about furloughed salaries, zero hour contracts and bonus, overtime and commission.

Read our income criteria      Read our employment criteria

Mortgage offers

Where your client is one month from offer expiry and needs an extension, we’ll allow a three month extension – subject to eligibility criteria and confirmation their circumstances haven’t materially changed.

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Valuations

We’re continuing to assess and sign off cases using automated and desktop valuations where possible.

Where we’re unable to make contact with the applicant/vendor to arrange a booking date for a physical valuation, we’ll either leave a message or send a text to the applicant or vendor/estate agent.

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90% LTV for first time buyers

To provide additional support to your clients looking to get their first step on the property ladder, we’ve returned to 90% LTV for first time buyers.

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LTV limit for existing Nationwide borrowers

The maximum LTV is 85%, except for existing Nationwide borrowers. In these circumstances, applications above 85% LTV will only be available on a like for like (based on LTV) basis.

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A-Z criteria

Search our A-Z criteria to find what you’re looking for.

A-Z criteria

Case tracking

Track the progress of your application using NFI Online, select case tracking for an instant update.

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Need to talk to us?

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