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

British banks approved 38,049 mortgages for house purchase in April 2018, down 9.4 percent from a year ago and above an upwardly revised 37,606 approved in March. The figure came in higher than market expectations of 37,800. Meantime, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging declined to 28,212 in April from 28,287 in March and the number of approvals for other purposes decreased to 8,566 from 8,923. Net mortgage lending increased by GBP 1.869 billion in April, above the prior month's GBP 1.763 billion rise. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51394.15 Units from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93649 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17121 Units in November of 2008.

United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 37.6K 38.0K 37.1K 40.5K
2018-05-25 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 38.049K 37.6K 37.8K 40.1K
2018-06-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 38.0K 42.8K
2018-07-25 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 44.6K
2018-08-24 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 42.5K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 35590.00 41820.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -3.30 -4.90 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 726.40 715.60 738.30 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 62.46 62.80 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 38049.00 37606.00 93649.00 17121.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 52.50 52.50 64.60 27.80 [+]
Construction Orders -6.60 -1.10 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]

United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals

UK Finance 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
38049.00 37606.00 93649.00 17121.00 1997 - 2018 Units Monthly

mortgage applications by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 38049.00 Apr/18
United States 5.10 Jun/18