Mutuals and building societies have doubled their net mortgage lending over the last year, figures from the Building Societies Association (BSA) show.
The organisations handed out a net total of £12.1bn to homebuyers in the first eleven months of 2013, compared with £6.2bn in the same period the year before. This compared with a reduction in net lending...
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