Latest from the CML
Bill committee calls for views of Lifetime ISA proposals
A round-up of relevant parliamentary business during the week beginning 17 October 2016.
CML research shows 80% of people aspire to own a home in ten years
Latest research from the Council of Mortgage Lenders on attitudes to housing tenure confirms that home-ownership remains firmly in place as the nation's overwhelming preference and aspiration.
Gross mortgage lending £20.5 billion in September
The CML estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £20.5 billion in September, and £63.6 billion in the third quarter of this year.
Market commentary October 2016
While hard economic data post-referendum remains elusive, survey data points to recovery in September. Our September gross lending estimate is £20.5 billion, up 2% from a year ago.
CML responds to FCA announcement of arrears remediation consultation
The CML response to the FCA announcement of a consultation on arrears calculation remediation.
Statistic of the week
August 2016: first-time buyers borrowed £5.1bn, up 13% on July and 24% on August last year.Read more...