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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House purchase lending up slightly in May

14 July 2015

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

Monthly house purchase lending in April down 10% on last year

16 June 2015

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

UK house purchase lending numbers up 16% month-on-month in March

19 May 2015

The CML today released new data on the characteristics of UK lending in March and the first quarter of 2015 broken down by trends to first-time buyers, home movers, remortgaging and buy-to-let.

House purchase lending fall in February

14 April 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in February of 2015 broken down by trends to first-time buyers, home movers, remortgaging and buy-to-let.

Subdued pace of house purchase lending continues

17 March 2015

The Council of Mortgage Lenders today released new data on the characteristics of UK mortgage lending, broken down to show first-time buyer, home mover, remortgage and buy-to-let lending

House purchase lending down 12% in November

14 January 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in November 2014 show a decline in lending trends to first-time buyers, home movers and remortgaging, from the heights of November 2013; but a year-on-year increase in buy-to-let lending.

First-time buyers borrow 22% more in October than last year

11 December 2014

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in October of 2014 show lending trends in first-time buyers, home movers, remortgages and buy-to-let.

Highest quarterly house purchase lending level since 2007

11 November 2014

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in September and the third quarter of 2014 show lending trends in first-time buyers, home movers, remortgages and buy-to-let.

First time buyers up 24% in March compared to same period last year

15 May 2014

New CML data released today on the profile of UK lending in March 2014 shows home-owner house purchase and buy-to-let both grew in levels and value compared to March last year.

Home-owner house purchase and buy-to-let lending grew in July

12 September 2013

Gross UK mortgage lending rose 12% in July to £16.7 billion, up from £14.9 billion in June and 29% on last July. Survey results published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders today show that this growth in July continued to be buoyed by home-owner house purchase lending, in particular by growth in first-time buyers.