Definition of 'building society'
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Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Dealing directly with the public means that banks and building societies also make more money for themselves.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Building societies have also been squeezing borrowers.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
People who still write cheques made payable only to a bank or building society may have their cheque declined.The Sun (2006)
Building societies have also been big contributors to the compensation scheme that has helped to bail out failed banks.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Banks and building societies may also require you to have insurance to cover damage to the property or the public.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Building societies also drew sizeable loans.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Nationwide building society also offers interest-only to those with small deposits.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The transfer must be made directly between the old and new providers, so you must first go to the new bank or building society.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The building society said house prices were down by 0.8 per cent this month, far worse than forecast.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Three years ago, we remortgaged our house with a building society, but recently paid off the final instalment.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2015)
I recently wanted to obtain the original deeds for my house but my building society said the deeds had been destroyed, and that this was government policy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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