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Development and the Current Situation of the Mortgages for the Czech Households
Development and the Current Situation of the Mortgages for the Czech Households

Author(s): Martina Hedvičáková, Libuše Svobodová
Subject(s): National Economy, Financial Markets, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: mortgage loan; interest rate; bank; households;
Summary/Abstract: The paper is focused on the specialized financial product, esp. on mortgages that are the most often used products in the field of own housing financing in the Czech Republic. These products provide selected banks on the Czech market. The aim of the paper is to analyze the situation on the financial market focused on the mortgages. The organization of the paper is as follows: firstly a theoretical background with a review of the literature is provided, then research methodology is described, the key part brings results of development of mortgages according to the purpose of use since 2005, development of interest rates and the analysis of the current situation on the mortgage market. Interest rates on mortgage loans have on the Czech market downward trend. Statistical data suggest that people are not afraid to borrow money after the economic crisis and invest more in housing funds. Hypoteční banka was classified as the main player on the market closely followed by Česká spořitelna and Komerční banka. The article is based on primary and secondary sources. A detailed research together with the analysis and critical assessment of accessible materials will enable to identify the main objectives in the field of study. The analysis of the initial state will consequently enable to identify the key factors and knowledge.

  • Page Range: 234-241
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English