Welcome to IMLA

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association is the trade association that represents the views and interests of UK mortgage lenders involved in the generation of mortgage business via professional financial intermediaries.

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IMLA's research

IMLA has an active research programme, conducting regular 6-monthly surveys of both lenders and intermediaries and using the results to generate insights into the market in general. We also publish a number of research reports and shorter articles, all of which can be found on the Publications page of this website.

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Become a member

IMLA has a strong lobbying voice. IMLA membership provides the opportunity for senior management to meet colleagues to review current trends and practices within the market place, and to freely discuss solutions to problems or actions which IMLA can then promote.

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Unlocking the market

IMLA’s aim is to promote and develop the UK intermediary mortgage lending market.

It achieves this aim by:

  • working to ensure growth and innovation in the intermediary mortgage market and choice for the consumer through active market and policy engagement;
  • providing an inclusive forum for intermediary mortgage lenders and their views via regular meetings and exchanges;
  • developing strong and effective relationships with brokers, lenders and related trade bodies, and with the wider regulatory and policy community.

IMLA key

Representing the voice of intermediary mortgage lenders for 30 years.

IMLA was set up in 1988 and is now in its 30th consecutive year of successful operations.