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12 June 2017
Research we are publishing later this month will explore how digital change has the potential to transform the mortgage market.
30 May 2017
We look at how the market in Scotland compares to the rest of the UK, and review different housing practices and policies operating north of the border.
25 May 2017
Our estimate of gross mortgage lending for April is £18.4 billion, up 4% year-on-year. Remortgage activity and first-time buyers continue to drive lending growth.
17 May 2017
The Welsh housing market is more subdued than the rest of the UK. Housing policy is shaped by the Welsh government, but the UK general election will affect developments.
15 May 2017
Our latest annual report on the number of outstanding interest-only mortgages shows the same pattern of numbers continuing to fall. Since 2012, the total has declined by more than 40%.
8 May 2017
Survey findings from YouGov show a high degree of satisfaction with lenders among first-time buyers.
4 May 2017
The new Guardianship Act will help lenders deal with the difficult circumstances when a borrower is reported missing - and their finances are left in limbo.
21 April 2017
Figures show that mortgage approvals are lower than the Bank of England predicted when it tightened macro-prudential policy in 2014. So, is it time to re-calibrate?
20 April 2017
Our estimate of gross mortgage lending for March is £21.4 billion. Accounting for seasonal factors, this figure is slightly lower but in line with average lending over the past year.
3 April 2017
From this week, buy-to-let landlords begin to bear a progressively tightening new tax burden, which has already begun to slow growth of the sector.