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Over-60s more often have interest-only mortgages
In 2012, over-60s much more often than younger home owners had interest-only mortgages. More than one third of home owners aged 60 years and older have paid off their mortgage.
Short-term fixed rate mortgage loans increasingly popular
Buyers and owners of residential property who negotiated new mortgage loans in August 2009, nearly twice as often opted for short-term fixed rate mortgages (with a maximum of one year) than one year...
Half of benefits from mortgage tax relief go to richest households
Nearly half of the 7.2 million households in the Netherlands had a mortgage on their home in 2008. Together, they paid 28 billion euro in mortgage costs, and received more than 10 billion euro back...
Large increase in underwater mortgages
Over 1.4 million Dutch households had a fiscal mortgage debt that exceeded the value of their own home on 1 January 2013. One year earlier this was true for 1.1 million households.