United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals  1986-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of loan approvals for house purchase in the United Kingdom fell to 66,232 in September 2017 from an upwardly revised 67,232 in August, but above market expectations of 66,050. Meanwhile, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging increased to 47,598 from 46,270 in August and the number of approvals for other purposes went down slightly to 13,734 from 13,969. Mortgage lending rose by GBP 3.8 billion in September, compared to a GBP 3.9 billion increase in August, and above market consensus of GBP 3.6 billion. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 85.36 Thousand from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 151.80 Thousand in May of 1988 and a record low of 26.70 Thousand in November of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-30 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 68.69K 65.32K 65.5K 65K
2017-09-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 66.58K 68.452K 68K 69.7K
2017-10-30 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 66.23K 67.23K 66.05K 65K
2017-11-29 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 66.23K 66.05K 66.7K


United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 42480.00 45340.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output 1.10 3.90 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 730.90 728.40 730.90 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 66.23 67.23 151.80 26.70 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 41584.00 41762.00 93293.00 17085.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders -12.60 3.60 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 64.40 73.30 63.50 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 50.80 48.10 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
66.23 67.23 151.80 26.70 1986 - 2017 Thousand Monthly




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United Kingdom 66.23 Sep/17