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House purchase lending down in Northern Ireland in first quarter

27 May 2015

House purchase lending down in Northern Ireland in first quarter

Home-owner house purchase lending up 15% in Scotland in first quarter

27 May 2015

New CML data released today shows the characteristics of lending in Scotland in the first quarter of 2015, including first-time buyer, home mover and remortgage lending.

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.

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

25% more first-time buyers in Northern Ireland in 2014

25 February 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Northern Ireland in the fourth quarter of 2014 saw house purchase and remortgage lending up on the previous quarter.

First-time buyer lending in Scotland up 23% in 2014

25 February 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Scotland in the fourth quarter of 2014 show a decline quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year in house purchase but an increase in first-time buyers compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.

House purchase lending in London slowed in fourth quarter, says CML

25 February 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Greater London in the fourth quarter of 2014 show a decline in the level of house purchase and remortgage lending, both year-on-year and quarter-on-quarter.

Wales house purchase lending up 9% in 2014

25 February 2015

New CML data on the characteristics of lending in Wales in the fourth quarter of 2014 show it remains largely consistent with the previous two quarters of lending.

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