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Second charge lending volumes rise 21%: FLA

The second half of 2018 has seen strong annual growth, with volumes up 11% in September and 19% in October.

Rozi Jones
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11th January 2019
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"The second charge mortgage market is likely to report solid single-digit new business volumes growth in 2018 overall."

The value and volume of new second charge mortgage business both saw annual growth of 21% in November, according to the latest data by the Finance and Leasing Association.

The figures show there were 2,282 new agreements in November, valued at £99m.

On a quarterly basis, the value and volume of business increased by 17%.

The second half of 2018 has seen strong annual growth, with volumes up 11% in September and 19% in October.

Fiona Hoyle, head of consumer and mortgage finance at the FLA, said: “The market has reported a relatively strong performance in recent months following a steady first half of 2018. The second charge mortgage market is likely to report solid single-digit new business volumes growth in 2018 overall.”

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