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

British banks approved 38,120 mortgages for house purchase in February 2018, down 11 percent from a year ago and below a revised 40,031 approved in January. The figure came in below market expectations of 39,200. Meanwhile, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging increased to 28,607 from 28,327 in January while the number of approvals for other purposes went down to 8,883 from 8,885. Net mortgage lending went up by GBP 1.643 billion in February, way above the previous month's GBP 1.038 billion rise. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51505.48 Units from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93512 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17126 Units in November of 2008.

United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 40.1K 36.1K 37.2K 36K
2018-03-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 38.1K 40.0K 39.2K 37.5K
2018-04-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 38.1K 40.5K
2018-05-25 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 44.6K
2018-06-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 47.8K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 35590.00 41820.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -3.00 -2.10 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 737.50 726.80 737.50 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 63.91 67.11 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 38120.00 40031.00 93512.00 17126.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders -1.30 26.60 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 47.00 51.40 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
38120.00 40031.00 93512.00 17126.00 1997 - 2018 Units Monthly

mortgage applications by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 38120.00 Feb/18
United States 4.90 Apr/18