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Government to deliver housing white paper proposals; leasehold reform and streamline the home buying process
A round-up of key parliamentary business during the week beginning 19 June 2017.
Gross lending up 12% in May and new CML buy-to-let forecast
Gross mortgage lending reached £20.1 billion in May according to the latest estimate from the CML, and we revise down our buy-to-let forecast for this year.
Market commentary June 2017
The housing market has stalled over the past few months, with volumes in line with our forecast. Our estimate of gross mortgage lending for May is £20.1 billion.
Handbook changes to reflect the application of the EU Benchmarks Regulation
The Regulation contains an amendment to Article 13 of the Mortgage Credit Directive, which the FCA needs to implement.
Largest mortgage lenders 2016 – smaller firms show the strongest growth!
Our list of the largest lenders in 2016 includes data on 60 firms. It shows that last year smaller firms saw some of the strongest growth in lending.
Statistic of the week
Home-owner remortgage activity in April 2017 was down 16% by value and 18% by volume on March.Read more...