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- 20 August 2014
The CML estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £19.1 billion in July. This is 7% higher than June and 15% higher than July last year.
- 14 August 2014
Mortgage arrears and possessions both fell in the second quarter of 2014. Arrears are at their lowest level since 2008, while possessions are now lower than at any time since the onset of the financial crisis.
- 11 August 2014
New CML data on the characteristics of lending in June show that it remains driven primarily by lending for house purchase, rather than remortgage.
- 18 July 2014
The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £17.5 billion in June. This is 4% higher than May and 17% higher than June last year.
- 11 July 2014
Major mortgage lenders today publish updated figures for their total outstanding residential mortgage lending broken down by around 9,000 postcode sectors across Great Britain at the end of December 2013.
- 10 July 2014
New CML data released today on the profile of UK lending in May 2014, showed growth in house purchase lending year-on-year, but a fall in remortgage lending.
- 26 June 2014
CML director general Paul Smee comments on new affordability stress tests as announced today by the Bank of England.
- 19 June 2014
The Council of Mortgage Lenders forward estimate is that gross mortgage lending in May closely matches the £16.5 billion seen in April.
- 12 June 2014
New CML data released today on the profile of UK lending in April 2014 showed strong year-on-year growth of first-time buyers and home movers.
- 10 June 2014
The CML is pleased to report that mortgage lenders have successfully met a commitment they gave a year ago to contact their borrowers with interest-only mortgages.
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