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12 July 2010
Borrowers moving home in May saw their mortgage interest payments accounting for the lowest proportion of their income in 35 years.
25 June 2010
We respond to the FSA's policy statements on arrears, approved persons, and sale and rent back, and look ahead to the next steps in the FSA's mortgage market review.
24 June 2010
We have responded to the Treasury consultation on building society capital, urging that the government considers capital issues alongside regulatory and funding issues, to allow building societies to play their role in the restoration of a healthy and competitive mortgage market.
22 June 2010
We respond pragmatically to a Budget that will impact on the housing market, but which contains few surprises given the wide trailing of the "tough measures" that the Chancellor imposed.
18 June 2010
Gross mortgage lending totalled an estimated £11.3 billion in May, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
16 June 2010
The Council of Mortgage Lenders responds to today's speculation that the Chancellor is set to announce new Bank of England powers to impose limits on the type of mortgage lending that lenders will be able to undertake.
15 June 2010
First-time buyers made up the lowest proportion of house purchase loans since September 2007, accounting for 35% of all house purchase mortgages, down from 39% in March and 38% in April 2009.
2 June 2010
Responding to today's Bank of England lending data, the CML warned that there were now 'downside risks' on its current forecasts for 2010 of £150 billion gross mortgage lending and £15 billion net lending.
27 May 2010
House purchase lending in Scotland mirrored the rest of the UK by falling 33% in the first three months of 2010.
21 May 2010
Gross mortgage lending declined to an estimated £10.2 billion in April, down 12% from £11.6 billion in March and 1% from £10.3 billion in April 2009, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.