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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Home-owner house purchase lending up 60% year-on-year in March

17 May 2016

We have today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in March, showing significant month-on-month and year-on-year increases in house purchase and buy-to-let activity.

Home-owner house purchase lending up 21% year-on-year in February

13 April 2016

The Council of Mortgage Lenders today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in February showing year-on-year increases in first-time buyer, home mover, remortgage, and buy-to-let activity.

Remortgages on the rise in January, CML data shows

10 March 2016

The Council of Mortgage Lenders today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending in January, including trends in first-time buyers, home movers, remortgaging, and buy-to-let.

Home-owner house purchase lending up year-on-year 9% in fourth quarter

16 February 2016

The Council of Mortgage Lenders today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending, broken down for the periods of December, the fourth quarter and annual data for 2015, including trends in first-time buyers, home movers, remortgaging, and buy-to-let.

House purchase lending up 18% year-on-year in November

14 January 2016

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in November of 2015, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

House purchase lending up 8% in October

15 December 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in October of 2015, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

Mortgage advances pick up in the third quarter

11 November 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in September and the third quarter of 2015, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

August house purchase lending down 9% on July but up 2% on last year

13 October 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in August, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

House purchase lending up 9% in July on last year

15 September 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in July, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.

House purchase lending up 22% in June

11 August 2015

New data released from the CML shows a breakdown of mortgage lending in the UK in June, including first-time buyers, home movers, remortgage and buy-to-let.