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CML research shows 80% of people aspire to own a home in ten years

20 October 2016

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

20 October 2016

The CML estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £20.5 billion in September, and £63.6 billion in the third quarter of this year.

CML responds to FCA announcement of arrears remediation consultation

19 October 2016

The CML response to the FCA announcement of a consultation on arrears calculation remediation.

Shared ownership: ugly sister or Cinderella?

18 October 2016

New Council of Mortgage Lenders research, published today at our low-cost home-ownership conference, examines the challenges and opportunities for the sector, with practical steps to help this market develop.

August house purchase lending up 11% compared to a year ago

12 October 2016

Our new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in August show that house purchase is up on the previous month and the same time last year.

CML comments on PRA's underwriting standards for buy-to-let mortgages

29 September 2016

The Council of Mortgage Lenders notes that the PRA's underwriting standards for buy-to-let mortgages, published today, reflect many of the proposals set out in the CML's consultation response.

Updated lender/intermediary "Working Together" guide published

22 September 2016

Launch of the third edition of the "Working Together" guide for lenders and intermediaries, reflecting the updated regulatory framework.

Late summer rise for gross mortgage lending in August

22 September 2016

Gross mortgage lending is an estimated £22.5 billion in August. This is 7% higher than the previous month and a 15% increase on lending in August last year.

July house purchase lending down 13% on June

14 September 2016

Our new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in July, showing a decrease in first-time buyer and home mover activity, but remortgage and buy-to-let lending showing month-on-month growth.

Gross mortgage lending stable in July

25 August 2016

Gross mortgage lending was £21.4 billion in July. Down 1% on June's total, and down 1% on July last year.

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