New data from the Council of Mortgage lenders shows lending activity in Scotland began to stabilise in the second quarter, mirroring the trend seen in the UK more widely. In the second quarter of 2009 there were 11,400 house purchase loans taken out in Scotland, a 50% rise from 7,600 in the previous quarter, but 39% below the same quarter a year earlier. 

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Article by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Data sourced from the CML/BankSearch Regulated Mortgage Survey.