IMLA News


Phil Rickards to become IMLA Chair as membership reaches record levels
11 December 2017

Phil Rickards will take the role of IMLA Chair from 1st January as part of the election of its 2018 board.

Majority of brokers report “inevitable” increase in demand for 35-year mortgages
19 October 2017

Nearly seven in ten mortgage brokers report an increase in demand for 35-year mortgages in IMLA’s latest Intermediary Lending Outlook research.

The rebirth of specialist mortgage lenders: gross lending grows threefold since 2009
04 October 2017

New IMLA report – The rebirth of specialist mortgage lenders

IMLA announces Kate Davies as its incoming Executive Director
13 April 2017

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has announced the appointment of Kate Davies to serve as its new Executive Director from 1st January 2018

Co-operation and dialogue key to improved lender-broker relationship
20 February 2017

New IMLA report – Insights into the changing shape of the lender broker relationship

IMLA begins search for new Executive Director as Peter Williams announces intention to step down at the end of 2017
20 January 2017

Peter Williams, IMLA first Executive Director will step down from his current role at the end of 2017. IMLA to begin serach for suitable successor immediately.

Mortgage regulation delivers stable market at the expense of consumers’ access to finance
18 November 2016

New IMLA report – Is the mortgage market working for consumers

IMLA comments on the Autumn Statement for Mortgage Solutions’ Marketwatch
31 October 2016

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), outlines IMLA’s wish list for Autumn Statement

IMLA comments on July trends in mortgage lending (CML)
14 September 2016

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments on July’s trends in lending data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders

Homemover loan applications record highest conversion rate in Q1
26 July 2016

80% of applications led to an offer and 80% of offers resulted in a completed deal

‘Own Your Own Home’ schemes miss the mark as FTB numbers lag 2.2 million behind where they should be
25 July 2016

New IMLA report – The politics of a rationed housing market

More non-standard borrowers are being given the green light
27 April 2016

Latest IMLA survey shows post-MMR high in brokers reporting no problems sourcing a mortgage for any type of client

IMLA comments on the PRA consultation on underwriting standards for buy-to-let mortgages
27 April 2016

IMLA comments on the PRA consultation on underwriting standards for buy-to-let mortgages

IMLA warns again ‘crude macro-market management’ of buy-to-let
27 April 2016

IMLA warns again ‘crude macro-market management’ of buy-to-let

IMLA comments on the 2016 Budget
27 April 2016

Peter Williams, Executive Director of IMLA, comments on today’s Budget announcement

Basel proposals mean Bradford & Bingley asset sale may not match Chancellor's expectations
27 April 2016

In the recent Budget, George Osborne announced the sale of Bradford & Bingley loans held by the Government to repay nearly £16bn of debt, which would go a long way to closing the gap in the Government’s finances as a result of the weaker economic outlook.

IMLA comments on CML gross mortgage lending figures, March
27 April 2016

Peter Williams, Executive Director of IMLA, comments on the CML gross mortgage lending figures, March

Housing associations and first-time buyers could bear the brunt of Basel reforms
27 April 2016

Housing associations and homebuyers with small deposits are among those likely to bear the brunt of proposals from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to revise its standardised approach for credit risk, the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has warned.

Housing policy refocus needed: first time buyer numbers stay flat despite mortgages becoming more affordable than ever
15 February 2016

New IMLA report – The new ‘normal’ — prospects for 2016

HM Treasury Consultation on Higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties
01 February 2016

A response by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association