IMLA News Archive

News items from 2021

House price earnings ratio reaches historic high in 2021 as UK experiences mortgage affordability paradox
29 November 2021

The latest research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association suggests that the UK is experiencing a mortgage affordablility paradox.

Adviser business volumes reached record levels in Q2 2021, according to IMLA
10 August 2021

Six in ten intermediaries felt very confident about the outlook for their own firm in Q2 2021 compared to four in ten this time last year

IMLA predicts the housing and mortgage recovery from Covid will remain robust
26 July 2021

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has today published its report on the impact of Covid on the UK housing and mortgage market – one year on.

Intermediary confidence returned to pre-pandemic levels in Q1 2021, according to IMLA
17 May 2021

Advisers’ confidence in the outlook for the mortgage industry recovered in Q1 2021 to levels not seen since before the start of the coronavirus crisis, according to IMLA’s latest Mortgage Market Tracker.

Lenders have a role to play in tackling climate change, but BEIS proposals unlikely to achieve desired results
17 February 2021

IMLA has responded to a Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation which proposes lenders annually disclose the average EPC rating of all properties they lend against

Intermediary case volumes fell in Q4 but confidence in market outlook remained strong
03 February 2021

The average number of mortgage cases handled by advisers fell from 90 between July and September to 78 in Q4, research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) found. However, the vast majority of advisers remained positive about the outlook for their businesses (96%), the intermediary sector (92%), and the wider mortgage market (85%).

Mortgage market set for growth in 2021 despite coronavirus disruption, IMLA report shows
15 January 2021

The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) has published its 2021 New Normal report which looks at how the mortgage market could perform in 2021 and 2022