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Coventry Building Society mortgage review

We've combined expert analysis with customer reviews to help you decide whether to get a mortgage with Coventry Building Society.

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Coventry Building Society mortgages customer ratings What kinds of mortgages does Coventry Building Society offer? Does Coventry Building Society offer the best mortgage deals? Interest rates on Coventry Building Society mortgages
How much could I borrow from Coventry Building Society? Can I make overpayments? How can I contact Coventry Building Society?

Coventry Building Society mortgages customer ratings

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Coventry Building Society has its headquarters in Coventry, but lends mortgages on properties throughout Great Britain. 

This year it's been named one of just three Which? Recommended Mortgage Providers, meaning we think it's a seriously impressive provider.

The table below shows how Coventry Building Society performed in our latest mortgage satisfaction survey, which is based on real customer feedback.

Customer rating for: Star rating
Customer service

4 out of 5

Application process -
Value for money

3 out of 5

Keeping you well informed

4 out of 5

Clarity of statements

4 out of 5

Transparency of charges

5 out of 5

Query and complaint handling

4 out of 5

Ability to overpay or underpay mortgage

4 out of 5

Online access

4 out of 5

Star ratings based on a June/July 2020 Which? survey of 3625 members of the general public in which 74 people told us they had their mortgage with Coventry Building Society.

What kinds of mortgages does Coventry Building Society offer?

Many mortgage lenders have significantly cut their offerings this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

When we checked in September 2020, there were 14 mortgages available from Coventry Building Society. All were fixed-rate deals - meaning your interest rate will stay the same for a set initial period.

Coventry's mortgages came with a initial period of either two or five years

 

 

Does Coventry Building Society offer the best mortgage deals?

Our experts analysed hundreds of mortgages over a four-week period in July 2020. They compiled a total of 208 ‘top-10 cheapest deal’ tables based on a variety of borrowing scenarios, and counted how many times each lender featured in a table.

The average number of times a lender made it into a table was 16, but Coventry beat this, featuring a total of 27 times - meaning it often offers very competitive rates. (Data source: Moneyfacts.)

Interest rates on Coventry Building Society mortgages

In September 2020, the average rate on a two-year fixed-rate mortgage from Coventry Building Society was 2.47%, compared to the overall market average of 2.33%.

How much could I borrow from Coventry Building Society?

Coventry will lend to first-time buyers, home movers and remortgagers at 65%, 75% and 85% loan-to-value.

Coventry doesn't publish its borrowing caps, so you'll need to speak to the lender or your broker about how much you might be able to borrow in relation to your annual salary.

Can I make overpayments?

Coventry's deals allow you to overpay up to 10% of the mortgage balance each year. 

How can I contact Coventry Building Society?

Mortgages from Coventry are available directly and through mortgage brokers

You can contact Coventry on 0800 121 8899.

Its website is coventrybuildingsociety.co.uk.

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