Notices
  • Homes for Ukraine - important information can be found here.

  • Rate changes following Bank of England decision to raise its Bank Rate to 1.25% on 16 June.

    Savings:
    the majority of our variable savings rates have been increased from 24 June. Rate increases for Windfall Bond and Tracker Savings Bond apply from 1 July. (Updated 1 July.)

    Mortgages: our variable mortgage rates will increase and we are in the process of writing to affected customers with details of their revised payments, interest rate and effective date. Product rates now shown on the website reflect this increase. (Updated 1 July.)

Banking news - On the pulse

Banking news

Read our latest press releases and stay up to date with the latest news, comment and insights about the Family Building Society.

News archive

6 December The Telegraph Read how our Family Mortgage helped our customers secure their first home
1 December Which? How our research on premium bonds helps customers make informed decisions on prize draws
17 November Financial Reporter Price and LTV changes to residential and BTL range
1 November This is Money Premium saver 4 rate
29 October This is Money Further information on the Windfall bond
19 October This is Money 90-day notice account at 1.06 per cent
11 October Daily mail What makes the Windfall Bond different to Premium Bonds
10 October The Times Odds of winning on the Premium Bonds compared to the Windfall Bonds
9 September Financial Reporter Up to 0.35% rate cut on mortgages
8 September Mortgage solutions News on our mortgage product refresh
27 July Mortgage solutions Discussion on guarantor mortgage applications as house prices rise
22 May This is Money Monthly cash prizes for savers
19 May BBC Mortgages during the Pandemic
6 May Mortgage introducer Mark Bogard appointed new chair of the Building Societies Association
7 May Mortgage solutions Meet Rebecca Hayes who works at Family Building Society
29 April Mirror 95% mortgage rates available for first-time buyers
9 April Mortgage solutions Information on one of our BDMS: Grace Bennett
26 February Good housekeeping Helping loved ones own their own home
14 February Daily mail How to save money and be in with a chance of winning a prize
10 February The Telegraph Products such as our Windfall Bond are a safer alternative to prize draw apps
8 February Mortgage solutions News on Interest-Only mortgage terms
6 February Mail on Sunday Help for first-time buyers with our Family assisted mortgages
4 February LBC Mark Bogard, Chief Executive of The Family Building Society, discusses the stamp duty holiday

17 December 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

17 December 2020, Stamp duty holiday City AM

12 December 2020,  Preserving £70k The Times

11 December 2020,  Mark Bogard Financial Reporter

10 December 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

3 December 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

25 November 2020, 2020/21 Personal Finance Awards themoneypages.com

14 November 2020, Interest rates available The Express

12 November 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts
 

13 October 2020,Later life lending The Right Mortgage

3 October 2020,Windfall bond The Times

1 October 2020, Why you should consider the Windfall bond Which

17 August 2020, £30 million defined benefit transfer Employee Benefits

8 August 2020, Guarantor mortgages for first-time buyers Which

6 August 2020, Discussion on capital gains tax on residential properties Mortgage Introducer

15 July 2020, FBS wins Best Guarantor/Assisted Mortgage Lender at What Mortgage Awards What Mortgage

3 July 2020, TriLine GRC - Upgraded risk and compliance system for FBS Mortgage Finance Gazette

26 June 2020, LTV Increase Mortgage Introducer

24 June 2020, 95% LTV for first time buyers Mortgage Strategy

9 June 2020, FBS Brokers survey report Mortgage Solutions 

29 May 2020, Increase in demand for specialist lending Financial Reporter

22 May 2020, Banks offer 0% interest, FBS offer 1.13% Int  Mail On Sunday

4 May 2020, Keith Hickman, Mobile underwriter at FBS Mortgage Solutions

15 April 2020, FBS allows product transfers during payment holidays Mortgage Solutions

8 April 2020, FBS offers lower rates for product transfers than remortgages Mortgage Solutions

7 April 2020, Best easy access rates Daily Mail

31 March 2020, Update on the mortgage market BBC.co.uk

29 March 2019, FBS Windfall Bond
Thisismoney.co.uk
dailymail.co.uk

27 March 2020, Most lenders stop lending over 60% LTV Telegraph

6 March 2020, Mark Bogard's letter to the Chancellor
Mortgage Solutions
Financial Reporter
Specialist Finance Introducer

22 January 2020, FBS launch new mortgage products Mortgage Introducer

16-19 January 2020, FBS and LSE research - Later life borrowing in a world that’s living longer
Financial Times
Mortgage Introducer
Mortgage Finance Gazette

5 November 2019, Family Building Society 3 Year Fixed Rate Cash ISA
Which?

4 November 2019, Bank of Mum and Dad
FT Adviser

20 October 2019, Family Building Society Windfall Bond
The Time Post
The Sun

18 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Mortgages
Moneyfacts.co.uk

11 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Mortgages
Moneyfacts.co.uk

10 October 2019, Family Building Society Tracker Accounts
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail
Mail on Sunday

8 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Cash ISAs
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail
Mail on Sunday

6 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Mortgages
Moneyfacts.co.uk

25 September 2019, Family Building Society 3 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages
Which?

23 September 2019, Family Building Society First Time Buyers
Which?

16 September 2019, Lending into retirement
The Guardian
Yahoo Finance

4 September 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph

2 September 2019, Lending into retirement
iNews

20 August 2019, Family Building Society First Time Buyers
Homes and Property

18 August 2019, Family Building Society Later Life Lending
The Sunday Times

14 August 2019, Family Building Society Market Tracker Saver
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail
Thisismoney.co.uk

13 August 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph

12 August 2019, Family Building Society Guarantor Mortgages
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail
Thisismoney.co.uk

23 July 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail
Mail on Sunday

23 July 2019, Family Building Society First Time Buyers
The Telegraph

5 July 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver 
Moneyfacts.co.uk

3 July 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph

27 June 2019, Family Building Society Market Tracker Saver (1)
Moneyfacts.co.uk

21 June 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Mirror
11-13 June 2019, Family Building Society announced as 'Best Lender for Older Borrowers' at Moneywise Mortgage Awards 2019 
Moneywise
Ideal Home

11 June 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Daily Mail
Thisismoney.co.uk

Mail on Sunday

24 May 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail

30 April 2019, Family Building Society RIO Mortgage
FT Adviser

30 April 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday

22 April 2019, Family Building Society Brexit Bond

Money Week

20 April 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Which?

16 April 2019, Family Building Society Windfall Bond
The Telegraph

12 April 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Financial Times

26 March 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph
Yahoo Finance UK

19 March 2019, Family Building Society Market Tracker Cash ISA (2)
The Money Pages.com

9-17 March 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
The Guardian
Which?
Moneyfacts.co.uk
Yahoo Finance UK
The Telegraph
Moneyfacts.co.uk
The Telegraph

5 March 2019, Family Building Society Offset Mortgage
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

5 March 2019, Family Building Society ISAs
The Sun
Your Money.com

2 March 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
The Guardian

20-26 February 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
The Telegraph
Yahoo Finance UK
Moneyfacts.co.uk
The Telegraph

19 February 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

18 February 2019, Lending into retirement 
The Times

13 February 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

1 February 2019, Lending into retirement
Property Wire

1 February 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
Which?

29 January 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

23-28 January 2019, How to run the Bank of Mum and Dad
FT Adviser
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

19 January 2019, Family Building Society Tracker Rate Bond
The Telegraph

13 January 2019, Family Building Society Windfall Bond
The Telegraph

5 January 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (2)
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

2 January 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (2)
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

Press releases

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