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#Mortgage Arrears

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 14 December, 2017

10% of all residential mortgages in Ireland are in arrears

The number of mortgages behind on payments has dropped since the depths of the recession.

# mortgage-arrears - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases?

Ten percent of home mortgage accounts in this country are in arrears.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I'm not going anywhere': Lay litigants in uphill battle against banks and vulture funds

There are calls for the Legal Aid Board to relax its merits test so more families in debt can access professional representation.

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 11 November, 2017

High Court Master lashes KBC and tells father in arrears to write to Taoiseach

Edmund Honohan: ‘What kind of a way is that for a bank to approach its customers?’

# mortgage-arrears - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Warning for borrowers in arrears: Don't let fear get in the way of saving your home

Experts say anxiety and a lack of information provided to people struggling with debt can lead them to making decisions that will worsen their situation.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 2 December, 2016

Twink told a newspaper her debt-ridden home was for sale, but barristers couldn't find it listed

The bank claims it it is owed about €250,000.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

# mortgage-arrears - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide

A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Big plan to help mortgage holders 'won't have the banks quaking in their boots'

The government has announced a raft of new measures to help people struggling to pay their mortgages.

In mortgage arrears? Here's how the government plans to help

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly

The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.

# mortgage-arrears - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Thousands of homeowners are drowning in debt - this is one of their stories

“It was like someone had a gun to my head. I was crying on the steps of the bank.”

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Irish sub-prime mortgage arrears are going through the roof

Loans from so-called sub-prime lenders are four times more likely to be in arrears than those from the mainstream banks

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil 'arsonists')

Proposals to reduce the term of bankruptcy from three years to one are being considered with new measures to be announced in April.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 5 December, 2014

Opinion: Despite talk of an improving economy, worrying mortgage arrears on family homes persist

Will the State will put the interests of its people above commercial and provide us with strong consumer protection standards?

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up Going Under

The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up

Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Almost 400 AIB repossessions stopped in last year

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the scheme these agreements were made through will be expanded to run another 12 months, due to its success in the last year.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 3 October, 2014

Worried about losing your home? These guides are for you

The guides cover both the Circuit and High courts.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb Debt Problem

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb

The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 14 August, 2014

There’s still no solution for over 70% of problem mortgages

New figures from the Department of Finance also show that Buy to Let loans are still struggling.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Warning over interest-only mortgage time bomb

Almost half of interest-only mortgages will switch to higher payments over the coming months, prompting concerns about mass arrears

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Opinion: Reluctance to repossess homes just drags out the misery for those in serious debt

Politicians are bemoaning the fact that older people might now have to carry debt onto their pension books – but that’s the risk of re-mortgaging.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 11 July, 2014

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Long-term arrears would take 33 years to clear at current rate

Progress in solving mortgage arrears is slow, with industry experts criticising the solutions deployed.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Tenants "caught in crossfire" between landlords in arrears, and banks

Tenants have to pay rent to the receiver – but the receiver doesn’t have to carry out repairs or maintain standards.

We could be repaying our mortgages into retirement - the verdict on the arrears crisis

The Finance Committee’s report on mortgage arrears is in – here’s what they say.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Finance Committee tells Central Bank: legal letters to crisis mortgages aren't 'sustainable'

A draft copy of the committee’s report on mortgage arrears seen by contains strong words for the Central Bank.

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 28 June, 2014

‘The entire system is rubbish’: Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme

David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment – who’d be a leaving cert economics student? Examining Times

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment – who’d be a leaving cert economics student?

Some of the questions on the paper wouldn’t have been out of place in a third level exam, one expert said.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year Keys Back

Here’s how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year

New data from the Central Bank also show mortgage arrears declining, although long term problems remain.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From Business ETC ‘The shortest bankruptcy in the world’ – IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks End Of The Tunnel

‘The shortest bankruptcy in the world’ – IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks

The mortgage holder’s advocate has struck a deal with two major banks and hopes more will follow.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels

The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Irish mortgage arrears tracked by Fitch are higher than ever

A new report from Fitch also says that price rises in Dublin are fleeting.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Over 37,000 hits this year for website with advice on how to keep your home has seen almost a quarter of a million visits since it was set up.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Children using sunbeds, the new broadcasting charge and HSE grants

It’s the first day back in the Dáil after the Easter break, so what’s happening?

# mortgage-arrears - Monday 21 April, 2014

Buy to let landlords problems affecting family homes – Threshold

Threshold wants tenants to have the same rights and remedies as mortgage holders, pushing for a code of conduct in dealing with receiverships.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Richie Boucher defends €843,000 pay, says BOI is ‘comfortable’

Bank of Ireland officials told the finance committee that they would veto any suggestion of debt write-down made by a Personal Insolvency Practitioner.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year

The bank is currently engaged in 9,000 legal or potential legal cases with customers in mortgage arrears.

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