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  1. Gross mortgage lending continues to grow in July

    Gross mortgage lending continues to grow in July

    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.

  2. Mortgage arrears and possessions decline again

    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.

  3. House purchase lending growth remains steady in second quarter

    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.

  4. Pace of lending growth slowed in June, says CML

    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.

  5. Mortgage lending by postcode: updated data published today

    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.

  6. MMR impact on lending appears subtle, rather than dramatic, says CML

    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.

  7. CML comments on today's Bank of England announcements

    26 June 2014

    CML director general Paul Smee comments on new affordability stress tests as announced today by the Bank of England.

  8. Gross mortgage lending stable in May

    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.

  9. First-time buyers took out 6,600 more loans in April than a year ago

    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. Lenders have met the 2020 interest-only mortgage commitment, says CML

    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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