|Mar 2019||Mar 2020||Jun 2020||Sep 2020||Dec 2020||Mar 2021|
|Total lending ($ million)|
|+ Interest charged||2,921||2,823||2,663||2,600||2,533||2,407|
|- Scheduled repayments||4,356||4,563||4,300||4,387||4,588||4,525|
|- Repayment of loan in full||7,997||8,525||7,152||9,938||13,251||12,194|
|- Other excess repayments||3,168||3,433||3,696||3,711||3,925||3,540|
|+ Repayment deficiencies||86||115||217||200||193||191|
|- Net write-offs||2||4||1||1||1||0|
|+ Other adjustments||-45||31||189||92||44||87|
|= Closing position||260,823||278,862||281,238||287,557||296,731||305,865|
Registered banks provide data on residential mortgage loan flows to reconcile an opening stock position to a closing stock position during a reference quarter.
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This data may differ from other published data on residential mortgage lending due to variations by some banks in the treatment of business loans secured by residential property and reverse residential mortgage loans.
A loan secured by a first ranking mortgage over a residential property used primarily for residential purposes either by the mortgagor or a tenant of the mortgagor. A loan is not classified as a residential mortgage loan if:
Residential mortgage loan is formally defined in BS19 (referring to BS2A/B).
Opening value of on balance sheet residential mortgage loans at the start of the quarter. The opening position for this quarter is equal to the closing position of the previous quarter.
Closing value of on balance sheet residential mortgage loans at the end of the quarter.
For revolving credit loans only the drawn amount appears in the opening and closing position.
The opening and closing value of on balance sheet residential mortgage loans may vary from other published residential mortgage lending statistics due to minor variations by some banks in the treatment of business loans secured by residential property.
New loan amounts drawn down during the quarter and any increases (e.g. loan top-up amounts) drawn down on existing loans. In the case of revolving credit loans a net increase in the value of the loan during the quarter is reported as a drawdown.
Total interest charged on outstanding loan balances during the current quarter whether or not it is actually received from the borrower.
Total value of expected principal and interest repayments contractually due during the quarter whether or not the repayments were actually received from the borrower.
Loans that are repaid in full during the quarter. Repayment of loans in full includes house sales and switching between banks.
Loans where actual repayments were greater than scheduled repayments. Records the amount that actual repayments exceeded those that were scheduled. In the case of revolving credit loans a net decrease in the value of the loan during the quarter is reported as an excess repayment.
Loans where actual repayments were less than scheduled repayments. Records the amount that actual repayments were less than scheduled repayments (interest and principal).
Loans written-off during the period less the amount recovered from any previously written-off loans recovered during the quarter.
Other adjustments to the outstanding loan balance (e.g. securitisation of loans, exchange rate valuation adjustments, capitalised loan fees and changes in the purpose of the loan). Also included are adjustments for customers migrating between loan-to-valuation ratio bands as a result, for example, of additional lending or paying down their mortgage.
Residential mortgage loans, where the loan-to-valuation ratio is above 80%.
Residential mortgage loans, where the loan-to-valuation ratio is 80% or belowq...
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