Second charge mortgage volumes up 24% in June: FLA

Second charge mortgage lending continued to grow in June, with new agreements up by 24% by volume and 29% by value compared to 2021, the latest figures from the Finance & Leasing Association show.

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Rozi Jones
4th August 2022
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"Annual new business volumes in June surpassed the pre-pandemic peak for the first time reaching 30,849 new agreements."

The number of new agreements totalled 2,854 in June, with total lending of £130m.

In Q2, second charge lending rose 37% by volume and 44% by value compared to Q2 2021.

In the 12 months to June, lending totalled £1.36bn over 30,849 plans, an annual rise of 61% and 52% respectively.

Fiona Hoyle, director of consumer and mortgage finance at the FLA, said: “The second charge mortgage market continued to report new business growth in June, but at a slower rate than in recent months. Annual new business volumes in June surpassed the pre-pandemic peak for the first time reaching 30,849 new agreements.”

“As always, customers who are concerned about meeting payments should speak to their lender as soon as possible to find a solution.”

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