Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

U.K. Mortgage Approvals to Buy Homes Declined in April, BBA Says

Don't Miss Out —
Follow us on:

May 25 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. mortgage approvals fell in April, the British Bankers’ Association said.

The number of mortgages granted to homebuyers declined to 29,355 from 31,205 in March, the London-based group said in an e-mailed statement today.

“Individuals and businesses continue to save more, pay off debt and borrow less as uncertainty about the economy has entrenched a ‘wait and see’ attitude,” BBA Statistics Director David Dooks said in the statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Craig Stirling in London at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mark Evans at

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.