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Gross mortgage lending stable in July
Gross mortgage lending was £21.4 billion in July. Down 1% on June's total, and down 1% on July last year.
Market commentary August 2016
We estimate that gross mortgage lending was £21.4 billion in July, marginally softer than June, but the first year-on-year drop for more than a year.
Wales first-time buyer lending up 31% in second quarter
Our new data on characteristics of mortgage lending in Wales in Q2 shows an increase in house purchase lending and remortgage lending compared to the first quarter of the year.
Scotland house purchase lending up 23% in second quarter
We have today released new data on the characteristics of mortgage lending in Scotland in the second quarter that shows quarter-on-quarter rises in house purchase and remortgage activity.
Northern Ireland house purchase lending up 13% in second quarter
Our new data on characteristics of mortgage lending in Northern Ireland in Q2 of the year shows house purchase and remortgage lending increased compared to Q1 and a year ago.
Statistic of the week
CML data shows that at the end of June there were 92,500 mortgages in arrears of at least 2.5% of the balance (0.84% of the total), down from 95,900 at the end of March.Read more...