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Record Mortgage Approvals Recorded In April.

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4,400 homeloans were approved.

There were more mortgages approved this April than in any April since records began.

The Banking and Payments Federation says almost 4,400 were given the go-ahead - with 55 per cent involving first-time buyers.

The total figure's up just under 1 per cent on March.

And BPFI chief executive, Brian Hayes, says there's been a much sharper increase over the past year.

Brian Hayes, says it shows the economy's recovering after the Covid crisis.


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