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10 March 2010
The CML's submission to the Chancellor in advance of the 24 March Budget outlines the CML's key priorities as continuing support for borrowers in financial difficulties, and addressing the funding gap.
24 February 2010
House purchase activity in Scotland continued to pick up in the last quarter of 2009.
18 February 2010
Gross mortgage lending declined to an estimated £9.1 billion in January, a 32% fall from £13.4 billion in December and a 21% fall from £11.5 billion in January 2009, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
15 February 2010
The Council of Mortgage Lenders has today responded formally to the Treasury's consultation on whether to extend the scope of mortgage regulation.
12 February 2010
The rush to buy properties in the £125,000 - £175,000 bracket before the year-end stamp duty concession expired, triggered a two year high on loans to first-time buyers
11 February 2010
New buy-to-let lending grew 9% in the last three months of 2009, an increase for the second consecutive quarter.
11 February 2010
Mortgage lenders took 10,200 properties into possession in the fourth quarter of 2009 - 13% lower than in the third quarter, and 2% down on the fourth quarter of 2008, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders. This figure reflects the number of possessions taken by first charge lenders on both home-owner and buy-to-let mortgages.
1 February 2010
The latest Bank of England mortgage data published today confirms the likelihood that there may have been a "bunching" of house purchase transactions in December to beat the stamp duty concession deadline.
29 January 2010
The Council of Mortgage Lenders welcomed publication today of details of the full regime for regulation of the sale-and-rent-back market.
28 January 2010
Matthew Wyles continues as chairman while Martijn Van der Heijden is joined by Colin Shave as deputy chairmen