United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals  1986-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of mortgages approved for house purchase in the United Kingdom fell for the third month to 62,455 in April of 2018 from a downwardly revised 62,802 in the previous month and below market expectations of 63,000. Meanwhile, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging declined to 46,189 from 46,917 in March and those for other purposes went down to 12,956 from 13,944. Mortgage lending increased by GBP 3.894 billion in April, following a downwardly revised GBP 3.959 billion gain in March and above market expectations of GBP 3.8 billion. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 84.99 Thousand from 1986 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 151.80 Thousand in May of 1988 and a record low of 26.27 Thousand in November of 2008.

United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 63.91K 67.11K 66K 65K
2018-05-01 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 62.91K 63.78K 63K 61.5K
2018-05-31 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 62.455K 62.802K 63K 64.6K
2018-06-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 62.455K 62.15T 65.9K
2018-07-30 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 71.4K
2018-08-30 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 71.7K

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 Mortgage Approvals

Mortgage approvals for house purchase refers to the firm offers of lenders to advance credit secured on specific dwellings to their customers. It covers approvals that are fully secured on residential property by a first mortgage. It includes existing borrowers transferring their existing mortgage to another property, lending to first-time purchasers and lending for buy-to-let purposes. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.46 62.80 151.80 26.27 1986 - 2018 Thousand Monthly

mortgage approvals by Country
Country Last
Spain 26350.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 62.46 Apr/18