IMLA News


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

IMLA comments on gross mortgage lending for December 2015 (CML)
01 February 2016

Peter Williams, Executive Director of IMLA, comments on data for December 2015 from CML

The Financial Conduct Authority; Call for Inputs on Competition in the Mortgage Sector
22 December 2015

A response by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association

Kevin Purvey to become IMLA Chairman as existing board is re-elected
27 November 2015

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has confirmed the re-election of its existing board following last week’s Annual General Meeting, with Kevin Purvey taking on the role of Chairman from 1st December 2015.

IMLA comments the proposed financial services trade body merger
23 November 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments on today’s report from the Financial Services Trade Association Review

Intermediary experts comment on IMLA’s Q3 Mortgage Market Tracker
23 November 2015

The first edition of the Mortgage Market Tracker from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) tracks the progress of consumer mortgage enquiries via intermediaries during Q3 2015 through to application, offer and completion.

Nearly half of mortgage enquiries reached completion in Q3 2015
23 November 2015

IMLA Mortgage Market Tracker – launch edition

IMLA comments on Bank of England Money and Credit report (September 2015)
29 October 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments

IMLA comments on buy to let controls discussed at yesterday’s Treasury Select Committee
23 October 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments on yesterday’s Treasury Select Committee discussion

Deterring buy-to-let investment will harm tenants more than landlords
20 October 2015

New IMLA report – Segmenting the UK mortgage market

IMLA responds to misleading reports of comments at yesterday’s IMLA Great Mortgage Debate
18 September 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments

IMLA comments on today's BoE mortgage approvals
01 September 2015

Charles Haresnape, Chairman of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments on today’s BoE mortgage approvals

IMLA comments on the seven-year high for gross mortgage lending in July (CML)
20 August 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments on CML’s estimate of £22bn gross mortgage lending in July, the highest monthly total since July 2008

IMLA comments on the FCA’s review of MMR advice and distribution
09 July 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), comments on the FCA’s thematic review of advice and distribution under the Mortgage Market Review (MMR), published today

Summer Budget: IMLA comments on mortgage tax relief and interest support
08 July 2015

Peter Williams, Executive Director of IMLA, comments on mortgage-related announcements in today’s Summer Budget