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

British banks approved 40,541 mortgages for house purchase in June 2018, more than upwardly revised 39,528 in May but still down 0.9 percent compared with a year ago. The figure came in above market expectations of 39,100 and hit its highest level since September 2017. Meantime, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging decreased to 29,354 in June from 29,732 in May while the number of approvals for other purposes rose to 9,169 from 8,718. Net mortgage lending increased by GBP 2.162 billion in June, the biggest rise since December 2017. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51307.05 Units from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93554 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17123 Units in November of 2008.

United Kingdom Finance Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 39.244K 38.327K 38.2K 42.8K
2018-07-25 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 40.541K 39.528K 39.1K 44.6K
2018-08-24 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 40.541K 42.5K
2018-09-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 44.9K
2018-10-24 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 45.8K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 39890.00 35590.00 69520.00 16420.00 units [+]
Construction Output 2.20 1.50 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 745.30 734.80 745.30 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 65.62 64.68 151.80 26.28 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 40541.00 39528.00 93554.00 17123.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 55.80 53.10 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 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 Finance Mortgage Approvals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40541.00 39528.00 93554.00 17123.00 1997 - 2018 Units Monthly

mortgage applications by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 40541.00 Jun/18
United States -2.00 Aug/18