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#Mortgages

# mortgages - Today’s News

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# mortgages - Yesterday’s News

Is the Credit Union going to start doing mortgages?

Maybe, but it’s “early days”.

# mortgages - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

Are you a lifelong renter or do you want the property ladder?

Opinion: Opposition to mortgage caps is worryingly shortsighted – have we learned nothing?

Irish house prices are increasing at a rate 30 times the eurozone average. If you think this seems like a bubble, it’s because it certainly looks like one.

# mortgages - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From Business ETC New mortgage rules ‘will stop another boom… but rents could explode’ Limits

New mortgage rules ‘will stop another boom… but rents could explode’

But the Central Bank could relax its rules for first-time buyers.

# mortgages - Monday 12 January, 2015

Was Eddie Hobbs pimping property during the boom? P.I.M.P. This post contains videos

Was Eddie Hobbs pimping property during the boom?

We spoke to the financial advisor involved in Lucinda Creighton’s new party about his advice to consumers during the boom.

# mortgages - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank’s mortgage rules

But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.

# mortgages - Monday 5 January, 2015

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes

But only new customers will reap the full rewards.

# mortgages - Monday 29 December, 2014

From Business ETC 10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against ‘vulture funds’ Mortgage Holders

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against ‘vulture funds’

Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the issue needs to be dealt with in 2015.

# mortgages - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From Business ETC Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules?

That’s the concern of the Department of Finance.

# mortgages - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# mortgages - 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.

# mortgages - Friday 14 November, 2014

From Business ETC Two-thirds of first home buyers would not meet new Central Bank rules: Ulster Bank Ruled Out

Two-thirds of first home buyers would not meet new Central Bank rules: Ulster Bank

The bank’s boss is not a fan of buyers having to save a 20% deposit.

# mortgages - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From Business ETC AIB will return the €21bn taxpayers pumped into it, but don’t hold your breath on when Payback Time

AIB will return the €21bn taxpayers pumped into it, but don’t hold your breath on when

Here’s what the bank’s chief would reveal today about how long that will take…

From Business ETC Why does Ulster Bank charge Irish customers much higher mortgage rates than those in NI? Getting Screwed

Why does Ulster Bank charge Irish customers much higher mortgage rates than those in NI?

The bank’s boss has been accused of “screwing” customers to pay for its bad decisions.

# mortgages - Monday 10 November, 2014

AIB is giving out more mortgages and fewer people are in arrears

The bank says it is “profitable” this year.

# mortgages - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From Business ETC Want to buy a house next year? You may not actually need a full 20% deposit Mortgages

Want to buy a house next year? You may not actually need a full 20% deposit

New rules restricting banks from granting loans of more than 80% of the property value were due to come into force in January 2015 but there may be a way around that.

# mortgages - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From Business ETC Thinking of saving for a house? Here’s what to expect* Rainy Day

Thinking of saving for a house? Here’s what to expect*

*Hint: It’s not going to be easy.

# mortgages - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Will Enda snub the Central Bank to keep deposits at 10 per cent?

A new mechanism to make sure houses remain affordable for first-time buyers is being considered by the coalition.

# mortgages - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Dublin apartment prices are up 35% in a year, but the house market is finally starting to cool

Most of buyers’ ‘mattress money’ that was built up during the boom years is gone.

# mortgages - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The Central Bank mortgage restrictions make great sense – here’s why

With these rules in place, property prices will tied to people’s incomes rather than crazy speculations.

# mortgages - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From Business ETC There’s been a drop of 2,000 in the number of mortgages in arrears Right Direction

There’s been a drop of 2,000 in the number of mortgages in arrears

There figures relate to the six main banks, which cover 90 per cent of the market.

# mortgages - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank’s tough new lending rules are ‘simply unfair’

Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…

# mortgages - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Buying a house? Here’s what you need to be earning under the new rules

The Central Bank has revealed some new guidelines to banks. Here’s how they might affect you.

From Business ETC Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls Laying Down The Law

Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls

The Central Bank is seeking to reduce banks lending risky mortgages.

Poll: Should there be a limit on how much you can borrow for a mortgage? Your Say This post contains a poll

# mortgages - Friday 3 October, 2014

Worried about losing your home? These guides are for you

The guides cover both the Circuit and High courts.

# mortgages - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

‘If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?’

TDs have been debating a Sinn Féín-proposed motion on homelessness.

# mortgages - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From Business ETC Estate agents to Government: Don’t ‘reinflate the housing bubble’ Over Stimulation

Estate agents to Government: Don’t ‘reinflate the housing bubble’

Savills say that the mortgage guarantee scheme could do just that.

# mortgages - Thursday 4 September, 2014

What do ECB interest cuts mean for Irish pockets? Plenty for trackers

But you should take advantage while you can, OK?

Knocking through and levelling up – your three-step guide to renovating

Invaluable tips and tricks for navigating the new territory of home improvement.

# mortgages - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

From The Daily Edge A Russian bank is giving out cats to people taking out mortgages Cat Melodeon

# mortgages - 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.

# mortgages - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of ‘vulture funds’

The selling off of IBRC assets leaves home owners vulnerable to a rise in interest rates.

# mortgages - Friday 8 August, 2014

We’re still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe

The rate is coming down, but new lending for house purchase is still more expensive than the euro zone average.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job Inbox Me

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# mortgages - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Homeowners are stepping up problem mortgage repayments – but it’s not enough to solve the arrears crisis

Meanwhile, new mortgage approvals have hit a three year high, with over €400 million approved in the second quarter.

# mortgages - Friday 1 August, 2014

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.

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