The interest rate implicit in all contracts of mortgage loans to households for house purchases was 2.235% in June, decreasing 0.137 percentage points (p.p.) from the rate observed in the previous month. The average loan repayments stood at €283, down by €4 comparing with the value observed in May. For the contracts signed over the last 3 months, the implicit interest rate was 3.949%, diminishing 0.151 p.p. from the rate observed in the previous month.