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

The number of mortgages approved for house purchase in the United Kingdom declined to 64,768 in July 2018 from a downwardly revised 65,374 in the previous month and below market consensus of 65,000. Meanwhile, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging dropped to 44,775 in July from 47,395 in June while those for other purposes went up to 15,523 from 14,690. Mortgage lending increased by GBP 3.20 billion in July, following a 3.85 billion gain in June and missing market expectations of GBP 3.90 billion. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 84.83 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
2018-06-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 64.526K 62.455K 62.2K 65.9K
2018-07-30 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 65.62K 64.68K 65.5K 65.4K
2018-08-30 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 64.77K 65.37K 65K 65.0K
2018-10-01 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 64.77K 64.4K
2018-10-29 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 65.1K
2018-11-29 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 65.9K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 39890.00 35590.00 69520.00 16420.00 units [+]
Construction Output 3.50 2.20 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 744.30 743.70 744.30 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 64.77 65.37 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 39584.00 40330.00 93538.00 17123.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 52.90 55.80 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 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64.77 65.37 151.80 26.27 1986 - 2018 Thousand Monthly

mortgage approvals by Country
Country Last
Spain 30600.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 64.77 Jul/18