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  1. Gross mortgage lending increases 37% year-on-year

    Gross mortgage lending increases 37% year-on-year

    17 April 2014

    Gross mortgage lending was an estimated £15.4 billion in March, and lending for the first quarter of this year was an estimated £46.3 billion, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

  2. UK mortgage lending in February continues strong year-on-year growth

    10 April 2014

    New CML data released today on lending in the UK show a seasonal dip in February but year-on-year growth comparisons remain strong.

  3. Mortgage lending by postcode: updated data published today

    08 April 2014

    Major mortgage lenders today publish details of their total outstanding residential mortgage lending broken down by around 9,000 postcode sectors across Great Britain.

  4. CML director general addresses annual lunch

    04 April 2014

    Speaking at the Council of Mortgage Lenders' annual lunch today in London, Paul Smee, CML's director general, focused his speech on the impact the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) will have on the UK mortgage market

  5. One month to go until new mortgage rules kick in

    26 March 2014

    The UK mortgage industry will see the largest change to regulation in a decade on 26 April 2014, when the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) changes are formally implemented.

  6. Gross mortgage lending up 43% on last year

    20 March 2014

    Gross mortgage lending was an estimated £15.2 billion in February, according to the CML. This is 43% higher than the £10.6 billion lent in February last year.

  7. Number of loans to first-time buyers up 38% in January compared to January 2013

    13 March 2014

    New CML data released today on the profile of UK lending in January 2014 shows the total number of home-owner loans for house purchase in January 2014 was up 30% compared to January 2013.

  8. Linda Docherty appointed new chair for CML Scotland

    07 March 2014

    Linda Docherty, senior relationship partner for Clydesdale Bank, has been appointed new chair of the Council of Mortgage Lenders in Scotland.

  9. CML calls for speedy UK consultation on implementing EU mortgage directive

    28 February 2014

    Following publication today of the EU mortgage directive, the CML is calling on the Treasury and Financial Conduct Authority to begin consulting as soon as possible about implementation in the UK.

  10. Lending for house purchase in Scotland in the fourth quarter of 2013 at highest level since mid-2008

    26 February 2014

    The number of loans for house purchase in Scotland reached its highest level in the fourth quarter of 2013 since the second quarter of 2008, new CML data shows.

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