Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Reaches an Average of 0.932%

27 July 2020 – The implicit interest rate on mortgage loans rose to 0.932% in June, up from 0.903% in February, according to data published by Portugal’s National Statistics Institute.

Interest rates on mortgage loans to acquire a home, which makes up the bulk of housing loans, 0.946% (+2.8 b.p m-o-m). For contracts signed in the last three months, the interest rate reached 0.887%.

Average mortgage loans rose by 116 euros to 54,126 euros, while average monthly payments increased by one euro to 228 euros.

Original Story: Jornal Económico – Inês Pinto Miguel

Translation/Summary: Richard D. Turner

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