Merius will focus on first-time buyers, repeat buyers and mortgage refinancing. Merius will initially offer non-NHG mortgages. In time, the product range will be expanded with NHG-mortgages. Funding is derived from a Western European insurance company.
On 1 January 2016, there were over 7.7 million households in the Netherlands, i.e. an increase of 56 thousand households compared to 2015y. The household population in and around the four major Dutch cities grew by 23 thousand, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) says.