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

The number of loan approvals for house purchase in the United Kingdom increased to 67.5 thousand in November of 2016 from a downwardly revised 63.37 thousand in October and slightly better than market expectations of 67.4 thousand. It is the highest value since March of 2016, above the average of 64.178 thousand over the previous six months. The number of approvals for remortgaging was 45.683 thousand compared to the average of 42.664 thousand over the previous six months. The number of approvals for other purposes was 13.219 thousand, also above the average of 12.794 thousand. Mortgage lending GBP 3.2 billion, unchanged from October. Mortgage Approvals in the United Kingdom averaged 85.82 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)
2016-10-31 09:30 AM Sep 62.93K 60.98K 61.5K 60.51K
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 67.5K 68K
2017-03-01 09:30 AM Jan 67.9K
2017-03-29 08:30 AM Feb 68K

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 40970.00 39910.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output 1.50 0.70 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 720.10 708.10 720.10 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 67.51 67.37 151.80 26.68 Thousand [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 64.40 73.30 63.50 percent [+]
Construction Orders 5.50 7.30 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 54.20 52.80 64.60 27.80 [+]

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 January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
67.51 67.37 151.80 26.68 1986 - 2016 Thousand Monthly

Oman 1792.00 Oct/16
Spain 22581.00 Oct/16
United Kingdom 67.51 Nov/16