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  1. Gross mortgage lending steady year-on-year

    Gross mortgage lending steady year-on-year

    18 Dec 14 | The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £16.9 billion in November - 9% lower than October's gross lending total.
  2. CML responds to government starter homes announcement

    15 Dec 14 | We comment on the new announcement by the government of an initiative to deliver a flow of starter ...
  3. First-time buyers borrow 22% more in October than last year

    11 Dec 14 | New CML data on the characteristics of lending in October of 2014 show lending trends in first-time ...

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  1. CML response to DCLG CP: Right to Build: Supporting Custom and Self Build
    PDF 491Kb | 19 Dec 14 | The CML has responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government consultation on Right ...
  2. CML response to Scottish Government CP: Proposals to exempt certain heritable securities from from the "20 year security rule"
    PDF 498Kb | 18 Dec 14 | We have responded to this Scottish Government consultation saying we support fully their proposals ...
  3. Market Commentary December 2014
    18 Dec 14 | Current activity in the housing market has eased with transactions back down to levels seen almost ...
  1. Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012
    17 Oct 14 | The Land Registration (Scotland ) Act 2012 reforms and restates the law on the registration of ...
  2. EU Directive on responsible lending and borrowing (now called the Directive on credit agreements relating to residential property)
    26 Jun 14 | Provides an update on the EU Directive on responsible lending and borrowing - called credit ...
  3. Low-cost home ownership: Factsheets on shared ownership & shared equity schemes
    06 May 14 | We have provided two factsheets to explain and illustrate key differences between the shared ...

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The macro-pru toolbox - for stability, not housing policy

Posted by Paul Smee on 26 June 2014

So, the historic moment has been reached. Macro-prudential tools are now being used to influence the mortgage market, and hence financial stability, the wider economy and - or so it feels - life, the Universe and Everyt...Read More

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