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12 December 2016
Housing consultant Chris Walker reflects on the latest data on first-time buyer affordability - and what the chancellor said about housing in his autumn statement.
8 December 2016
Rising house prices should mean more stamp duty payments. But predictions for revenue have fallen, partly because of less housing market activity. So, is it time for more fundamental reform?
5 December 2016
Shared ownership has a long way to go to become the UK's fourth tenure, but our recent research report sets out a series of steps to help the tenure grow.
5 December 2016
We recently recruited five new associates, taking the total to 100. We have recruited no fewer than 16 associates this year, taking the total number to its highest since 2008.
22 November 2016
In this article, Kasar Ayub, winner of the "rising stars" challenge at this year's CML conference, sets out his plans for a Let to Live mortgage.
17 November 2016
Economic data shows the economy holding up better than expected. The housing market is also doing better than expected, with gross mortgage lending in October estimated to be £20.6 billion.
11 November 2016
The CML’s annual conference took place in London on Wednesday, bringing together many voices on the UK mortgage market. Here we examine the main talking points from the day.
27 October 2016
Analysis of our mortgage data sheds new light on the balance between debt and equity over the lifetime of a borrower.
20 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.
5 October 2016
Tony Moroney of Berkeley Research Group (UK) Ltd recently spoke at a CML conference on digital innovation. Here, he looks at its potential to transform the mortgage market.