United Kingdom BBA Mortgage Approvals  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of loan approvals for house purchase in the United Kingdom fell to 40.488 thousand in October 2017 from a revised 41.576 thousand in the previous month and below market expectations of 40.9 thousand. It was the lowest level since September last year. Meanwhile, the number of remortgages jumped to 34.036 thousand from 30.499 thousand in September, as many homeowners took advantage of the competitive rates on offer before a widely expected Bank of England rate rise earlier this month. The number of approvals for other purposes went down slightly to 9.064 thousand from 9.162 thousand. Net mortgage lending went up by GBP 1.815 billion in October, compared with a GBP 2.184 billion gain in September. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51722.90 Units from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 93237 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17094 Units in November of 2008.

United Kingdom BBA Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-26 08:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 41.807K 41.644K 41.700K 42.9K
2017-10-25 08:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 41.584K 41.762K 41.800K 42.2K
2017-11-24 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 40.5K 41.6K 40.9K 41.9K
2017-12-27 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals 40.488K 40.2K
2018-01-24 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals
2018-02-23 09:30 AM BBA Mortgage Approvals

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 42480.00 45340.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -0.20 1.10 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 734.10 730.40 734.10 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 64.58 66.11 151.80 26.71 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 40488.00 41576.00 93237.00 17094.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders 25.50 -12.50 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 64.40 73.30 63.50 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 53.10 50.80 64.60 27.80 [+]

United Kingdom BBA 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. It does not include approvals given to mutually-owned building societies. This page provides - United Kingdom Mortgage Applications- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom BBA Mortgage Approvals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40488.00 41576.00 93237.00 17094.00 1997 - 2017 Units Monthly

mortgage applications by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 40488.00 Oct/17
United States 4.70 Dec/17