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

The number of loan approvals for house purchase in the United Kingdom increased to 67.898 thousand in December of 2016 from 67.461 thousand in November, below expectations of 69 thousand. However, it is the highest value since March of 2016 and above the average of the previous six months of 64,327. Approvals of loans secured on dwellings for remortgaging continued to rise and at 47,721 were higher than the previous six-month average of 43,266. The number of approvals for other purposes was 13.2 thousand, also above the average of 12.89 thousand. Mortgage lending was GBP 3.8 billion, higher than GBP 3.1 billion in November. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 85.78 Thousand from 1986 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 151.80 Thousand in May of 1988 and a record low of 26.68 Thousand in November of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-29 09:30 AM Oct 67.52K 63.59K 65K 64.4K
2017-01-04 09:30 AM Nov 67.5K 67.37K 67.4K 70.9K
2017-01-31 09:30 AM Dec 67.9K 67.46K 69K 69.4K
2017-03-01 09:30 AM Jan 67.9K 67.9K
2017-03-29 08:30 AM Feb 68K
2017-05-04 08:30 AM Mar 67.9K




United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 40970.00 39910.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output 0.60 1.80 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 712.90 719.10 719.10 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 67.90 67.46 151.80 26.68 Thousand [+]
Construction Orders 5.50 7.30 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 52.20 54.20 64.60 27.80 [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 64.40 73.30 63.50 percent [+]



United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals Notes

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 February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
67.90 67.46 151.80 26.68 1986 - 2016 Thousand Monthly



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