United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals  1997-2018 | Data | Chart

British banks approved 36,115 mortgages for house purchase in December 2017, down 18.8 percent from with a year ago and weaker than the revised 39,007 approved in November. The figure came in below market expectations of 39,700 and hit the lowest level since April 2013, a month after the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. Net mortgage lending went up by GBP 2.148 billion in December. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51608.82 Units from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 93397 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17083 Units in November of 2008.

United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-24 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 40.5K 41.6K 40.9K 41.9K
2017-12-28 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 39.507K 40.417K 40.472K 40.2K
2018-01-25 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 36.115K 39.007K 39.7K 40K
2018-02-26 09:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 36.115K 36K
2018-03-26 09:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 36K
2018-04-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 36.2K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 41820.00 42480.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -0.20 0.80 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 722.70 726.70 732.80 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 61.04 64.71 151.80 26.71 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 36115.00 39007.00 93397.00 17083.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders 25.50 -12.50 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 50.20 52.20 64.60 27.80 [+]

United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals

BBA Mortagge Approvals for the United Kingdom show the number of approvals given for house purchase, excluding remortgaging and those for other purposes. Data include customers' activity of Barclays, HSBC Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Santander UK, TSB and Virgin Money, which collectively account for around two-thirds of domestic retail banking assets. This page provides - United Kingdom Mortgage Applications- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36115.00 39007.00 93397.00 17083.00 1997 - 2017 Units Monthly

mortgage applications by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 36115.00 Dec/17
United States -4.10 Feb/18