£3.6bn – The amount paid out by insurers to protection policyholders in 2014.
39% – Business information provider Timetric says gross lending will grow by nearly 40% to £286bn by the end of 2019.
21% – More than one fifth of borrowers searching for a mortgage on comparison websites over the past year were looking for a loan with a term of over 30 years or more, says Mortgage Advice Bureau and Twenty7Tec.
5.7% – The percentage by which the average UK house price rose in the 12 months to June, according to the Office of National Statistics.
£22bn – The amount advanced by mortgage lenders in July – the highest monthly total in 7 years – according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
£300m – The amount in extra tax that Nationwide says it will pay as a result of the Chancellor’s banking levy reform.
£2.8bn – The bridging sector grew by 30 percent in the 12 months to June, according to West One Loans.
50bps – The Mortgage Works says it is offering its cheapest ever range after cutting rates by up to 0.5%.