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# buy-to-let - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Banks sitting on hundreds of vacant properties as pressure ramps up on government to get radical
# Vacant Properties
# Vacant Properties

Banks sitting on hundreds of vacant properties as pressure ramps up on government to get radical

May 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,715 Views 64 Comments
  • Three of the country's main banks have around 600 vacant properties on their books, Christina Finn writes.
  • The Peter McVerry Trust says anything that can be done to bring vacant properties back into use should be done.

# buy-to-let - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper
# Sold
# Sold

Ulster Bank sells portfolio of 3,175 mortgages to Pepper

Oct 8th 2019, 6:42 PM 31,808 Views 50 Comments

There are 2,800 home loans and 375 buy-to-let loans included in the portfolio.

# buy-to-let - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Permanent TSB to offer some landlords a chance to write-off their debt
# Non-performing Loans
# Non-performing Loans

Permanent TSB to offer some landlords a chance to write-off their debt

Sep 6th 2017, 10:18 AM 18,610 Views 63 Comments

There are no plans at present to extend the offer to mortgage customers of private households.

# buy-to-let - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'Blaming' help-to-buy for property prices is just lazy
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Blaming' help-to-buy for property prices is just lazy

Apr 6th 2017, 1:48 PM 283 Views 73 Comments

The numbers don’t stack up on claims that the scheme is a primary influence on an entire market, writes Karl Deeter.

# buy-to-let - Thursday 26 January, 2017

A new 'niche' lender for property investors is tipped to compete with the banks
# Ics Mortgages
# Ics Mortgages

A new 'niche' lender for property investors is tipped to compete with the banks

Jan 26th 2017, 6:02 PM 889 Views 0 Comments

Dilosk has up to €200 million in finance for property buyers.

# buy-to-let - Thursday 1 December, 2016

The vow to end homelessness by Christmas? Not going to happen
# Homeless Ireland 2016
# Homeless Ireland 2016

The vow to end homelessness by Christmas? Not going to happen

Dec 1st 2016, 7:45 AM 11,859 Views 71 Comments

Jonathan Corrie died two years ago today and homelessness in Ireland is worse than ever.

# buy-to-let - Saturday 7 November, 2015

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland
# Give Me Land
# Give Me Land

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland

Nov 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 37,118 Views 11 Comments

Nearly a year after its launch, London-based Property Partner has its sights on international markets.

# buy-to-let - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb
# Debt Problem
# Debt Problem

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb

Sep 2nd 2014, 11:32 AM 9,804 Views 30 Comments

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

# buy-to-let - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Buy-to-let mortgages have been "left to fester"
# Arrears
# Arrears

Buy-to-let mortgages have been "left to fester"

Jun 12th 2014, 2:41 PM 13,173 Views 41 Comments

At the current rate, it will take 44 years to clear the buy-to-let arrears backlog.

# buy-to-let - Monday 9 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 9th 2014, 1:12 PM 5,849 Views 16 Comments

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

# buy-to-let - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year
# Keys Back
# Keys Back

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

Jun 5th 2014, 11:24 AM 22,803 Views 88 Comments

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

# buy-to-let - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Refurbishment works to begin on Priory Hall - and there are hopes for a name change
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

Refurbishment works to begin on Priory Hall - and there are hopes for a name change

May 27th 2014, 3:58 PM 11,229 Views 44 Comments

The works are expected to take two years to complete.

# buy-to-let - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Troika told that Ireland will speed up repossession processes
# Property
# Property

Troika told that Ireland will speed up repossession processes

Sep 26th 2013, 9:49 PM 9,101 Views 58 Comments

The latest MOU between the Irish government and the Troika shows that steps have been taken to ensure that when repossession is merited, the procedures will be “timely and accurate”.

# buy-to-let - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

May 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 908 Views 57 Comments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

# buy-to-let - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Doherty condemns AIB use of non-disclosure agreement for mortgage deals
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Doherty condemns AIB use of non-disclosure agreement for mortgage deals

Mar 9th 2013, 4:00 PM 13,018 Views 34 Comments

Buy-to-let borrowers signing the agreement are requested not to disclose any details of negotiations with the bank, including the fact that they are happening.

# buy-to-let - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Poll: Do property repossessions need to happen for recovery to continue?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do property repossessions need to happen for recovery to continue?

Feb 28th 2013, 9:48 AM 9,231 Views 167 Comments

As painful and as stressful as it will be for those involved, do large scale property repossessions need to take place for Ireland to recover?

# buy-to-let - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

AIB to sign up to government's 'mortgage to rent' scheme
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

AIB to sign up to government's 'mortgage to rent' scheme

Nov 9th 2011, 4:08 PM 1,089 Views 11 Comments

State-controlled AIB will participate in the Keane Report’s suggestion allowing struggling mortgage holders to rent their homes.