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Number of mortgage approvals falls for third successive month

The number of mortgages approved by High Street banks has fallen for the third month in a row. In January, 48,000 home loans were approved. This fell to 45,045 in March and the latest figures show a further decrease to … Continue reading

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Home loans to first-time buyers rise by 38 per cent

The number of home-loans to first-time buyers climbed sharply by 38 per cent during the 12 months to the end of January this year. More than 21,800 loans – worth in total over £3.1 billion – were advanced to new buyers … Continue reading

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Gross mortgage lending increases by 33 per cent in 12 months

UK home buyers took on property loans worth more than £15.5 billion in January, new mortgage figures reveal. Although this is eight per cent down compared with the gross lending figure for December 2013, it is 33 per cent higher … Continue reading

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49 per cent year-on-year increase in gross mortgage lending

New home loans figures show that gross mortgage lending across the UK was worth an estimated £17 billion in December. The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) says this is about the same as the previous month but is 49 per … Continue reading

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30 per cent increase in gross mortgage lending in 12 months

Gross mortgage lending in the UK during November was 30 per cent up on the same month last year. An estimated £17 billion was loaned for house purchases last month. However, the figure was four per cent down on the … Continue reading

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2014: steady improvement in housing market but no bubble, CML forecasts

The UK housing and mortgage markets look set to continue to show greater levels of activity in 2014, according to the latest forecasts from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). However, it feels that an unbridled housing boom is unlikely. … Continue reading

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Gross mortgage lending rises 41 per cent in 12 months

Gross mortgage lending to homeowners in the UK was £16.2 billion in September – 41 per cent higher than the £11.5 billion figure for the same period last year. The amount loaned by banks and building societies actually dipped slightly … Continue reading

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