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Mortgage advice for community-led housing groups from Ecology Building Society, Charity Bank, Triodos bank and Unity Trust bank

In March 2018 we asked Sonya Powe (Unity Trust bank), Jon Lee (Ecology Building Society),
Carolyn Sims (Charity Bank) and Mark Ogden (Triodos bank) for their advice for
community-led housing groups applying for a mortgage.

We asked each of them three questions:

1) What are your top 3 tips for Community-led housing groups who are planning to raise money through a mortgage?
2) What are the two most common mistakes Community-led housing groups make when applying for a mortgage?
3) Why should Community-led housing groups choose you over other lenders?

See their replies below.


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