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

The number of mortgages approved for house purchase in the United Kingdom increased to 66,440 in August 2018 from an upwardly revised 65,156 in the previous month and above market expectations of 64,500. Meantime, approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging rose to 53,125 in August from 44,795 in July while those for other purposes declined to 14,740 from 15,555. Mortgage advanced by GBP 2.90 billion in August, following a 2.97 billion gain in the prior month and missing market consensus of GBP 3.25 billion. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 84.79 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 66.44K 65.16K 64.5K 64.4K
2018-10-29 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 66.44K 65.1K
2018-11-29 09:30 AM Mortgage Approvals 65.9K


United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 41190.00 39890.00 69520.00 16420.00 units [+]
Construction Output 0.30 2.80 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 731.40 742.10 743.70 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 66.44 65.16 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 39402.00 39619.00 93541.00 17122.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 52.10 52.90 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
66.44 65.16 151.80 26.27 1986 - 2018 Thousand Monthly




mortgage approvals by Country
Country Last
Spain 29287.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 66.44 Aug/18


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