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

The number of mortgages approved for house purchase in the United Kingdom fell to 63,910 in February of 2018 from a downwardly revised 67,110 in the previous month and below market consensus of 66,000. Additionally, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging dropped to 46,622 from 48,690 in January. Meanwhile, the number of approvals for other purposes went up to 13,613 from 13,601. Mortgage lending rose by GBP 3.72 billion in February, following a GBP 3.43 billion increase in January and above market expectations of GBP 3.5 billion. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 85.11 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
2018-01-30 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 61.04K 64.71K 66K 62.5K
2018-03-01 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 67.48K 61.69K 62K 60.5K
2018-03-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 63.91K 67.11K 66K 65K
2018-05-01 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 63.91K 68.5K
2018-05-31 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 70.6K
2018-06-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 70.9K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 35590.00 41820.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -3.00 -2.10 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 737.50 726.80 737.50 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 63.91 67.11 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 38120.00 40031.00 93512.00 17126.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders -1.30 26.60 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 47.00 51.40 64.60 27.80 [+]

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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.91 67.11 151.80 26.27 1986 - 2018 Thousand Monthly

mortgage approvals by Country
Country Last
Spain 29778.00 Jan/18
United Kingdom 63.91 Feb/18