P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 8 Jul 21:05/33  CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE  FOCUS  FIRST, CHOOSE YOUR BUILDING SOCIETY Anyone investing in a building society should ask the question: Am I a would- be home-buyer or just an investor? Anyone out to get a mortgaff would do best to stay with the bigger societies. Their mortg—ff ratfs are the lowest. But, if investment is the sole object of the exfrcise, a number of smaller societies offer intfrfst ratfs well above the norm. A list of the most competitive ratfs can always be found on Page 223. + BOOK REVIEW 228