From 1st July the Council of Mortgage Lenders is integrated into a new trade association, UK Finance. For the time being, all UKF mortgage information will continue to be published on this website, and UKF member-only mortgage information will only be available here.

UK Finance represents around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation takes on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association. Please go to www.ukfinance.org.uk for wider content and updates from UK Finance.

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First-time buyer activity continues to grow in June

15 August 2017

June mortgage lending trends show month-on-month and year-on-year increases in house purchase, buy-to-let and remortgage activity.

Home buyers up 12% in May compared to April

12 July 2017

May mortgage lending trends show month-on-month and year-on-year increases in house purchase, buy-to-let and remortgage activity.

Gross lending up 12% in May and new CML buy-to-let forecast

22 June 2017

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.

Home buyer activity in April down on March but up on a year ago

13 June 2017

New Council of Mortgage Lenders data released today reveals house purchase activity decreased in April month-on-month but increased year-on-year. Remortgage activity and buy-to-let declined month-on-month.

Home buyers up 27% in March compared to February but down 12% on last year

17 May 2017

New Council of Mortgage Lenders data released today reveals house purchase activity increased in March month-on-month but decreased year-on-year. Remortgage activity continued year-on-year growth while buy-to-let declined.

Home buying activity up 7% in February

11 April 2017

New Council of Mortgage Lenders data released today reveals house purchase activity increased month-on-month and year-on-year, driven by first-time buyer activity. Remortgage activity continued year-on-year growth while buy-to-let declined.

Mixed picture in December but first-time buyer lending healthy, says CML

14 February 2017

New data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders released today reveals house purchase activity increased month-on-month and year-on-year but remortgage and buy-to-let levels decreased.

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.

First-time buyer lending up 25% in June compared to a year ago

10 August 2016

We have today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in June and the second quarter of 2016, showing first-time buyer, home mover, remortgage, and buy-to-let lending.

Home-owner house purchase lending down in April

15 June 2016

We have today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in April, showing a decline in house purchase and buy-to-let activity but increased remortgage levels.

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