This report analyses the housing lending in the Czech Republic for the 4Q2012. You will find all the necessary details regarding volume growth (for both, the mortgage as well as Building Society lending), market share, margin and asset quality development in the mortgage segment. Also, based on the example of Hypotecni Banka, we calculate profitability of the mortgage business for each bank.
This report provides a summary of the development in the 4Q2012. The key highlights are:
Mortgage loan growth slowed down to 6.3% yoy, while sales of new mortgages dropped to last year’s level in 4Q12.
The top 3 banks further cemented their market position to over 65% in 2012. They sold more than 70% of the new mortgages in 4Q12.
ČSOB is the clear winner for the year 2012, while GE Money Bank and Raiffeisenbank lost the most.
Mortgage loans represented nearly 30% of all bank loans in 4Q12. The mortgage business generates around 15% of banks’ profits.
April 08, 2013