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From Monday 4 January 2021 our Principal Office will be open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm and 9am to 12pm on Saturdays. Key Temporary Criteria

  • Maximum LTV is 90%
  • We are now accepting new build applications up to max 80% LTV (60% for flats)
  • We have temporarily withdrawn all shared ownership products
  • We will consider furloughed applicants by referral only. Please contact us to discuss with full details of the circumstances before submitting an application
  • We are conducting desktop valuations on all applications up to 70% LTV that meet our AVM criteria. These can then progress to offer as normal. Applications above 70% LTV and those that do not meet criteria, will be progressed as far as possible and subject to a physical valuation before a binding offer can be issued. We are now instructing physical valuations in England & Wales

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Rates Reduced on Fixed Rate Mortgage Scheme Transfers


The Melton has reduced rates on all its fixed rate scheme transfer products by up to 30 basis points. Existing customers can transfer their mortgage up to three months before the end of the term, either direct with the Melton or through a mortgage broker, with no application or completion fees. “We believe in rewarding...

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The Melton Launches RIO Mortgage


In support of the ever growing demand for later life lending, the Melton Building Society has launched a Retirement Interest Only (RIO) mortgage proposition. Offered through intermediaries, the new product is a 2.99% interest only discounted rate for term up to 50% LTV and is available to customers aged 65 and over.  Income must be...

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New BTL Fixed Rate with Lower ICR


For the first time the Melton Building Society has launched a fixed rate buy to let product with a lower interest coverage ratio than its current product range. The new product has a 5 year fixed rate of 2.75% for business buy to let customers with an interest coverage ratio of 145% of the mortgage...

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New Business Development Manager


Jasmine Smith has been appointed as Business Development Manager at the Melton Building Society. Jasmine’s role will be dedicated to supporting key account partners as part of the Society’s continued commitment to our broker network. Jasmine joined the Society in July 2017 as a Mortgage Assessor. She previously worked at Oaktree Mortgages in Melton Mowbray....

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You said. We did.


As a direct result of feedback from our broker survey earlier this year, we have made a number of changes to improve our service to you. For example, our product transfer service is now available to intermediaries, we have also changed the way we assess rental income for holiday lets and added a new buy...

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Buy to Let Just Got Better at the Melton


We have made a number of enhancements to our buy to let proposition: • Leasehold included – we will now consider leasehold as well as freehold properties for our Buy to Let mortgages up to a max LTV 60%. • Max loan size increased – we’ve increased our max loan size from £250k to £500k...

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The Melton Adds Modern Methods of Construction


The Melton Building Society is further supporting the self build market with a change to its lending criteria to allow lending on Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) properties. The Society will now consider Huf Haus, SIPs, Timber Frame, Light Gauge Metal Framing and CLT Panels as construction types for its standard self build mortgages. “Modern...

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Help for Older Borrowers on Interest only Mortgages


The Melton has launched a new mortgage for borrowers aged 55 and over with an interest only mortgage. This product allows customers to remortgage on a part and part basis up to 75% LTV with a maximum 50% LTV interest only element. This product will allow borrowers to have repayment strategy options at the end...

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The Melton Launches Product Transfers


The Melton has launched a new Product Transfer Service which means brokers can now offer the Melton’s internal scheme transfer mortgage rates to our existing customers. The service is available for both Society and MBS Lending products and the Melton will pay a procuration fee of 0.25% of the loan amount for all fully completed...

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What Mortgage Awards 2018


We are delighted to receive Highly Commended Awards in the Best Shared Ownership Mortgage Lender category for the second year running and in the Best Local Building Society category.

Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

The Melton’s shared ownership proposition includes:
- 95% loan to share, including new build
- Online submission

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Service Update

Due to unprecedented demand we are extremely busy at the moment and our service levels may be longer than normal.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.