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#home loans

# home-loans - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund

The bank sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to a so-called vulture fund for around €1.3 billion.

# home-loans - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

€200 million first-time buyers' scheme called 'subprime lending'

It will allow buyers to get mortgages for homes up to €320,000 in Dublin.

# home-loans - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Hoping for a mortgage rate cut from one of these banks? Sorry, not happening

They’re not giving much away, this mob.

# home-loans - 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.”

# home-loans - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Permanent TSB is going to give a little bit of its bailout money back

The bank wants to raise €525 million from private investors and most of that will go to the government.

# home-loans - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Average earner saving a €30,000 home deposit? Enda says that's 'achievable'

Strict new lending rules are coming in. But first-time buyers are still being allowed borrow 90% of a property’s value, up to €220,000.

# home-loans - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The Central Bank's chief seems to have gone cold on relaxing its new mortgage rules

Governor Patrick Honohan says the “seeds of trouble” for a new bubble could already be growing.

# home-loans - Thursday 2 October, 2014

We should cap how much people can borrow or risk another property bubble

New loans could be capped at 80% of property prices and about four times buyers’ incomes, Central Bank told.

# home-loans - Monday 8 September, 2014

Household debts going down, savings up (slightly)

Irish families now owe a combined €94.5 billion… and falling.

# home-loans - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Number of mortgage accounts in arrears FELL last quarter

The decrease is the first reported since the Central Bank began taking records in September 2009.

# home-loans - Friday 28 September, 2012

Lending to households fell by €500m last month

New Central Bank figures show that lending to households continued to fall last month on top of a €471 million drop in July.

# home-loans - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Household deposits in Ireland's banks continued to fall in third quarter

New figures from the Central Bank show that the amount Irish households kept on deposit in banks fell by €482 million.

# home-loans - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know this morning…