IMLA News


IMLA backs BSA’s calls for housing policy reform
22 April 2024

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders’ Association (IMLA) fully supports the Building Societies Association (BSA) in its calls for Government reforms to assist first-time buyers and address the UK’s housing crisis

Confidence returns to mortgage market with intermediary business levels up in Q4 2023
05 February 2024

The latest Mortgage Market Tracker Report from IMLA reveals that 83% of advisers felt confident about the outlook for the mortgage market in December 2023, with the average number of cases placed annually by mortgage brokers rising to 103 in Q4.

Pure Retirement becomes latest IMLA member
31 January 2024

Lifetime mortgage provider Pure Retirement has become the latest full member of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association

Mortgage market to contract slightly in 2024 before recovering in 2025; intermediary share keeps growing
20 December 2023

IMLA has published its annual report on prospects for the mortgage and housing markets over the next two years. The ‘New Normal’ report estimates that gross lending fell to £225.5 billion in 2023, down 28% on the previous year.

Buy-to-let landlords braced for 80% rise in borrowing costs—but 53% still planning longer-term expansion
07 December 2023

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has today published a new report seeking to gain a better understanding of Private Rented Sector (PRS) providers.

Richard Beardshaw to become IMLA Chair as members elect new Management Committee
24 November 2023

Richard Beardshaw, Head of Sales, Mortgage Intermediaries at HSBC UK, has been appointed as Chair of IMLA’s Management Committee for 2024 and 2025

Intermediary business levels stable as Q3 promises to be strongest lending quarter of 2023
16 November 2023

The latest Mortgage Market Tracker report from IMLA reveals that advisers case numbers remain robust, while both DIP-to-completion and App-to-completion numbers have rebounded strongly.

Pegasus Insight becomes the latest associate IMLA member
04 September 2023

Pegasus Insight, a recently established professional research services consultancy, has become the latest associate member of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association

Intermediary confidence in mortgage market ‘surprisingly’ steady for Q2 as business levels hold
15 August 2023

The latest Mortgage Market Tracker report from IMLA reveals surprisingly upbeat market sentiment among advisers during Q2, although the data indicate growing caution about the outlook for the sector.

IMLA and AMI publish guide to understanding lender funding
12 July 2023

In light of the ongoing interest rate volatility, IMLA and AMI have teamed up to produce an online guide to understanding lender funding, product pricing and availability for mortgage professionals

IMLA appoints Paula John Communications
30 June 2023

IMLA is pleased to announce that it has engaged Paula John Communications to provide its public relations support from 1st July 2023.

In a crisis, it's important to keep things in perspective
16 June 2023

IMLA statement in response to mortgage market

IMLA report calls for support for landlords as profit margins squeezed
14 June 2023

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association has today released its latest research report, examining the Private Rented Sector (PRS).

Broker concern about product withdrawal with little or no notice
07 June 2023

Joint statement by IMLA and AMI

Intermediary case volumes grow year-on-year as market confidence recovers in Q1
15 May 2023

The latest Mortgage Market Tracker report from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has been released today, with data suggesting a growing optimism about the outlook for the mortgage market.

Bespoke specialist lender MFS becomes the latest full IMLA member
02 May 2023

Market Financial Solutions, a leading independent bridging finance provider, has become the latest full member of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association

Mortgage market confidence dropped in Q4, but steady caseload volumes show business as usual on the horizon
09 February 2023

The latest Mortgage Market Tracker report from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has been released today, finding that the sector has recovered well from the disruption following the mini-budget in September 2022.

Specialist lender MT Finance becomes the latest full IMLA member
18 January 2023

MT Finance, a leading property finance lender, has become the latest full member of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association

Mortgage market to slow in 2023 and 2024 but borrowers remain resilient in the face of global upheavals, IMLA report predicts
21 December 2022

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has published its “New ‘normal’ – prospects for 2023 and 2024” report, predicting mortgage market performance in 2023 and 2024

IMLA elects 2023 Management Committee members
01 December 2022

Jeremy Duncombe, Accord Mortgages, retains his place as Chair and Richard Beardshaw, HSBC, elected as Deputy Chair