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

British banks approved 39,402 mortgages for new house purchase in August 2018, fewer than upwardly revised 39,619 in July and down 4.2 percent compared with a year ago, data from trade association UK Finance showed. The figure came in below market expectations of 39,700. Meantime, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging rose to 30,868 in August from 26,635 in July, and the number of approvals for other purposes went up to 9,013 from 8,697. Net mortgage lending increased by GBP 1.752 billion in August, compared with GBP 1.790 billion in July. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51213.17 Units from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93541 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17122 Units in November of 2008.

United Kingdom UK Finance Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 39.584K 40.33K 40.6K 42.5K
2018-09-26 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 39.402K 39.619K 39.7K 41.9K
2018-10-24 08:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 39.402K 42.8K
2018-11-26 09:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 45.5K
2018-12-28 09:30 AM UK Finance Mortgage Approvals 47.8K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 41190.00 39890.00 69520.00 16420.00 units [+]
Construction Output 0.30 2.80 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 731.40 742.10 743.70 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 66.44 65.16 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 39402.00 39619.00 93541.00 17122.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 52.10 52.90 64.60 27.80 [+]
Construction Orders -7.40 -6.90 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
39402.00 39619.00 93541.00 17122.00 1997 - 2018 Units Monthly

mortgage applications by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 39402.00 Aug/18
United States -7.10 Oct/18