The smallest towns and cities where the population sits between 50,000 to 100,000 are home to an average rental cost of £732.
Follows has been in the financial sector for close to three decades and has held posts at Nationwide and NatWest.
This follows the recent appointments of fellow key account manager Amanda Meadows and sales manager Claire Askham.
The new underwriter will work across a range of South East and London-based specialist distributors and advisers.
The reductions are part of a refresh of Leeds’ buy-to-let range.
Barclays has confirmed that despite the wide changes no products are increasing in rate and none are being withdrawn and not replaced.
Uinsure will now quote for six bedroom properties and provide up to £5,000 cover for specified bikes.
The lender will use the funds to expand further into the buy-to-let space.
The decrease was driven by a fall of 2.6% in repair and maintenance in Q2, which was largely because of the 6% decline in private housing repair and maintenance.
The bank said its online portal for keying DIP enquiries has been reconfigured to provide a more logical, simpler and faster journey.