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Mortgages

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# mortgages - 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.

# mortgages - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Business ETC Sell your house, bring the negative equity with you – is the new AIB mortgage plan a good one? Positive Negative

Sell your house, bring the negative equity with you – is the new AIB mortgage plan a good one?

The bank has launched a new product that will help people in negative equity move – but they’ll take the debt with them.

# mortgages - Friday 27 June, 2014

# mortgages - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The verdict on Bank of Ireland’s €250 million mortgage book sale

The sale of the performing mortgages to domestic player Dilosk was confirmed this morning.

# mortgages - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era

It’s a reality we can no longer ignore – mortgage affordability is little better now than it was at the height of the boom.

# mortgages - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From Business ETC Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt Austerity

Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt

Giving tax cuts in the upcoming budget would be popular, but it’s not the right thing to do.

# mortgages - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Opinion: How can we revitalise rural towns? Simple – take some of the risk out of doing business

The key to taking advantage of the bounce-back is to remove some of the fixed costs involved in starting up a business (or keeping one going).

# mortgages - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC We paid back €700 million in mortgage debt in the first three months of the year Paying Up

We paid back €700 million in mortgage debt in the first three months of the year

Debts owed across the board continue to fall, but buy-to-let loans are coming down at a slower rate.

# mortgages - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels Mortgage Arrears

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.

# mortgages - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Noonan’s first-time buyers plan slammed as ‘pre-election gimmick’

It’s planned a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers will be guaranteed by the State as part of the Government’s Construction 2020 scheme.

# mortgages - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC What does this chart tell us about the Irish mortgage market? Market Malfunction

What does this chart tell us about the Irish mortgage market?

New figures show a big jump in drawdowns, but concerns remain over the structure of the market.

From Business ETC New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder Bubble Bubble

New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder

The scheme, which is being examined by the Department of Finance, would see the State guarantee a proportion of mortgages.

# mortgages - Friday 25 April, 2014

Is this the solution to property bubbles? Bursting Bubbles This post contains a poll

Is this the solution to property bubbles?

The Reform Alliance reckon it has housing bubbles licked.

# mortgages - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From Business ETC Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay Credit Crunch

Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay

We’re too focused on paying down our existing debt burden to consider new lending, says a new report.

# mortgages - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000

The number of permanent restructures is up by around 200 in February.

# mortgages - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners ‘down the river’ – Donnelly

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly accused the government of failing to take the welfare of “tens of thousands of men, women and children” into account when selling mortgage loans to US hedge funds.

# mortgages - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’ Debt Relief

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

# mortgages - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report Loan Book

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.

From Business ETC Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland’s new stamp duty offer This post contains a poll

Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland’s new stamp duty offer

The state-backed bank is offering to pay first time buyer’s stamp duty-but should you take the deal?

# mortgages - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC They’re back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring Questions And Answers

They’re back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

# mortgages - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

# mortgages - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, want to know what’s making headlines this morning? It’s all here.

# mortgages - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The Government’s priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# mortgages - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’

Despite Fergus O’Dowd’s criticism of the Fianna Fáil’s bill, the government will not oppose its passage.

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge…everything happening in Leinster House today

Everything you wanted to know about the Oireachtas today but were too afraid to ask…

# mortgages - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC “Profitable and generating capital”: BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still ‘key priority’ Profit And Loss

“Profitable and generating capital”: BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still ‘key priority’

Bank of Ireland has released its results for 2013. Richie Boucher says the institution made “further substantial progress” last year.

# mortgages - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC New mortgage deal allows those in negative equity to trade up or down PTSB

New mortgage deal allows those in negative equity to trade up or down

The new initiative will also allow those on trackers to move house without losing their cheaper loans.

# mortgages - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?

Incumbent property owners receive special privileges in Ireland – meaning some mortgagors will walk out of this crisis with the same assets they walked into it with, despite not paying for them, writes Karl Deeter.

# mortgages - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble – but not as we know it Opinion

Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble – but not as we know it

A glut of cash buyers, homeowners anchored by negative equity and tracker mortgages – in Dublin, the situation for young people trying to buy is alarming.

# mortgages - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Noonan says ‘legal reasons’ prevent him intervening in IBRC mortgage sale

Homeowners who had their loans with IBRC are said to be anxious, but the Finance Minister says he cannot get involved.

# mortgages - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Open thread: How has Ireland’s housing crisis affected you?

Yesterday, four women shared their stories of facing eviction and living with homelessness. We want to hear yours.

# mortgages - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

# mortgages - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured

Data from the Department of Finance shows that 59,226 mortgages in arrears of 90 days plus have not been restructured, though this is down on 62,643 in September last year.

# mortgages - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Concern from homeowners as 13,000 IBRC mortgages to be sold

Deputy Stephen Donnelly appealed to the Finance Minister to allow families to bid for their own homes at market value.

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders

The new fund will move people onto the mortgage to rent scheme for those who have unsustainable mortgages.

# mortgages - Monday 3 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin a rainy Monday morning…

# mortgages - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From Business ETC €1.9 billion in outstanding debt on sub-prime mortgages in arrears Mortgages

€1.9 billion in outstanding debt on sub-prime mortgages in arrears

This amounts to more than half of the overall outstanding debt on these mortgages.

# mortgages - Friday 17 January, 2014

Credit unions critical of Central Bank’s “anti-competitive” lending rules

The Central Bank has confirmed that rescheduled mortgages are not subject to the same restrictions as credit union loans.

# mortgages - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions Home Buyers

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# mortgages - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform

An expert group on repossessions found that case management standards of different lenders varies greatly, “with some operating at sub-optimal level”.

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