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

The number of loan approvals for house purchase in the United Kingdom rose to a 16-month high of 68,689 in July 2017 from an upwardly revised 65,318 in June and above market expectations of 65,500. Also, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging increased to 46,231 from 44,838 in June and the number of approvals for other purposes went up to 15,030 from 13,794. Mortgage lending rose by GBP 3.6 billion in July, following a GBP 4.1 billion increase in June and beating market consensus of GBP 3.5 billion. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 85.41 Thousand from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 151.80 Thousand in May of 1988 and a record low of 26.72 Thousand in November of 2008.

United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 65.2K 65.05K 64.0K 64.2K
2017-07-31 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 64.68K 65.11K 65K 65.9K
2017-08-30 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 68.69K 65.32K 65.5K 65K
2017-09-29 08:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 68.69K 68K 69.7K
2017-10-30 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 65K
2017-11-29 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 64.7K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 42480.00 45340.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -0.40 0.90 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 719.50 711.80 719.50 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 68.69 65.32 151.80 26.72 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 41587.00 40385.00 93268.00 17087.00 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 51.10 51.90 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.69 65.32 151.80 26.72 1986 - 2017 Thousand Monthly

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