Interest rates

Here is an overview of current interest rates. Please note that most municipalities add some 0,25-0,50 percentage points to our nominal interest rates to cover administration costs and losses on start-up loans.

Nominal interest rates January 2018**:

Number of
installments per year
3 y fixed 5 y fixed 10 y fixed 20 y fixed Floating
Jan. 12 1.579 1,844 2,423 2,716 1,579
4 1,581 1,847 2,428 2,722 1,581
2 1,584 1,851 2,435 2,731 1,584
Dec. 12 * * * * 1,579
4 * * * * 1,581
2 * * * * 1,584

Deadline to choose the fixed interest rates for January is 24. December

*You will find the fixed interest rates in Historical interest rates.

**The effective interest rate is normally 0,1 - 0,2 percentage points higher than the nominal interest rate, depending on the size of the loan and the payment scheme. At present, a start up fee of NOK 600 and a NOK 30 fee for each payment is included when the effective interest rate is calculated.

The interest rate on loans given on special conditions up to 1996 is at any given time 1 % lower than ordinary interest rates.

Risk assessment
Customers who apply for a loan in the Housing Bank must currently at least be able to pay up to 6,25 percent interest annually. Please note that this is only one of several criteria for for the assessment of loan applications.

Historical interest rate

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014 
2013 
2012
2011
2010 -
2006 - 2009
2000 - 2005
1996 - 1999