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.

Please note this page is no longer being updated. Please go to the news area on the UK Finance website for the latest mortgage industry news. 

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Home buyers in London up 6% in second quarter

23 August 2017

New data on the London mortgage market from UK Finance released today reveals house purchase activity increased year-on-year in the second quarter.

Home buyers in London down 19% in the first quarter compared to a year ago

24 May 2017

New Council of Mortgage Lenders data released today reveals London house purchase activity decreased in the first quarter but remortgage lending continued a resurgence.

London home buyers down 3% in fourth quarter 2016

22 February 2017

New data on the Greater London mortgage market from the Council of Mortgage Lenders released today reveals house purchase activity in the fourth quarter of 2016 declined quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year.

Home buyers in London up 12% in the third quarter

23 November 2016

Our new data on characteristics of mortgage lending in Greater London in Q3 of year shows quarter-on-quarter growth but year-on-year decreases.

Loans to first-time buyers up but movers down in London

24 August 2016

Our new data on characteristics of mortgage lending in Greater London in Q2 of year shows first-time buyers and remortgage activity are up on Q1 but home movers decreased.

London house purchase and remortgage lending up year-on-year in first quarter of 2016

25 May 2016

We have today released new data on the characteristics of mortgage lending in Greater London in the first quarter of 2016, showing quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year increases in house purchase and remortgage activity.

London house purchase lending dips in fourth quarter of 2015

24 February 2016

House purchase lending in London declined in 2015 in comparison with the previous year, but remortgaging increased, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

First-time buyers in London up 17% in the third quarter

25 November 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Greater London in the third quarter of 2015 outlining mortgage lending to first-time buyers, home movers and remortgagors.

House purchase lending in London comes out of the seasonal dip but down on last year

26 August 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Greater London in the second quarter of 2015 outlining mortgage lending to first-time buyers, home movers and remortagors.

London house purchase lending down 16% year-on-year in first quarter

27 May 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Greater London in the first quarter of 2015 show a decline in house purchase lending but increased remortgage activity.

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