Accord Mortgages is an intermediary-only subsidiary of Yorkshire Building Society, specialising in residential and buy-to-let mortgages offered through a restricted panel of lending partners. Its product range includes offset, e-conveyancing, additional loans, existing borrower transfers and buy-to-let.
The firm was founded in 2003 and is led by Managing Director Jill Evans. It has over 7600 banking accounts and nearly 72,000 mortgage accounts.
Accord Mortgages updated its affordability criteria in March 2014 to meet the demands of the Mortgage Market Review. These changes include lending into retirement, product fees, changes to income and ground/service charges. Accord Buy to Let is currently available for properties in England and Wales only.
Current timescales for lending decisions, processing, speed of application to offer and telephone service levels are published on Accord’s website.