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#Mortgage Rates

# mortgage-rates - Thursday 4 June, 2020

April figures show a drop of over 40% in mortgage approvals being granted in Ireland
# New Home
# New Home

April figures show a drop of over 40% in mortgage approvals being granted in Ireland

Jun 4th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,041 Views 24 Comments

In total, 2,200 mortgages were approved in April.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Central Bank says 35-45 year olds who bought homes in the boom will be most impacted if tracker rates rise
# Outlook
# Outlook

Central Bank says 35-45 year olds who bought homes in the boom will be most impacted if tracker rates rise

Feb 27th 2019, 4:57 PM 37,984 Views 26 Comments

Despite Brexit, the Central Bank believes workers are in line for pay increases of up to 7% over the next two years.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'Doing it arseways': Pearse Doherty on plans to review Help-to-Buy scheme after its introduction
# Arse Over Elbow
# Arse Over Elbow

'Doing it arseways': Pearse Doherty on plans to review Help-to-Buy scheme after its introduction

Nov 23rd 2016, 9:44 PM 14,074 Views 36 Comments

The TD said it doesn’t make any sense that the review would be done after the scheme’s implementation.

# mortgage-rates - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

This bill might reduce your mortgage rate and be the government's first defeat
# Cut It
# Cut It

This bill might reduce your mortgage rate and be the government's first defeat

May 17th 2016, 6:39 PM 29,735 Views 36 Comments

The new bill, if passed, will see the Central Bank get new powers to cap mortgage interest rates.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland
# Banking
# Banking

6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland

May 11th 2016, 1:05 PM 33,593 Views 32 Comments

*Well, almost always.

# mortgage-rates - Thursday 25 June, 2015

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates
# Home Thruths
# Home Thruths

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates

Jun 25th 2015, 2:07 PM 13,737 Views 37 Comments

Lenders have been accused of “changing the goal posts against the consumer” on variable mortgages.

# mortgage-rates - Friday 29 May, 2015

AIB's new boss has a long year ahead of him
# Banking At Bernie's
# Banking At Bernie's

AIB's new boss has a long year ahead of him

May 29th 2015, 3:21 PM 15,811 Views 45 Comments

The state-owned bank has announced its replacement CEO.

# mortgage-rates - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don't drop mortgage rates?
# Michael Says So
# Michael Says So

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don't drop mortgage rates?

May 19th 2015, 5:55 PM 18,940 Views 79 Comments

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

# mortgage-rates - Thursday 7 May, 2015

If the banks continue to 'gouge' mortgage-holders, maybe it's time to gouge them back...
# Pack Of Bankers
# Pack Of Bankers

If the banks continue to 'gouge' mortgage-holders, maybe it's time to gouge them back...

May 7th 2015, 6:49 PM 18,845 Views 41 Comments

AIB aside, Ireland’s main banks have refused to drop their rates despite record numbers of mortgages being in trouble.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 29th 2015, 6:19 PM 19,971 Views 37 Comments

They’re not giving much away, this mob.

# mortgage-rates - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Permanent TSB won't cut rates on mortgages - it wants to boost profits from them instead
# Cash Machine
# Cash Machine

Permanent TSB won't cut rates on mortgages - it wants to boost profits from them instead

Apr 14th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,340 Views 43 Comments

The bank is about to go on a fundraising drive.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Our banks are making homeowners 'pay way over the odds'
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Our banks are making homeowners 'pay way over the odds'

Apr 1st 2015, 4:42 PM 22,324 Views 92 Comments

Interest rates in Ireland are way out of step with the rest of Europe.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Increase in AIB's mortgage interest rates takes effect today
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Increase in AIB's mortgage interest rates takes effect today

Jun 5th 2013, 2:25 PM 8,632 Views 55 Comments

The 0.4 per cent increase in the standard variable rate, from 4.0 to 4.4pc, had been announced in late April.

# mortgage-rates - Monday 29 April, 2013

Permanent TSB to overhaul mortgage interest rates for new customers
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Permanent TSB to overhaul mortgage interest rates for new customers

Apr 29th 2013, 1:30 PM 10,448 Views 31 Comments

From this week, interest rates will vary for new customers depending on the amount they borrow and the value of the house.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

AIB, EBS and Haven variable rate mortgages to increase from June
# Mortgage Rates
# Mortgage Rates

AIB, EBS and Haven variable rate mortgages to increase from June

Apr 24th 2013, 5:52 PM 12,394 Views 98 Comments

The rate increases vary from 0.25 per cent to 0.4 per cent.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Permanent TSB to announce branch closures within days
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB to announce branch closures within days

Jul 18th 2012, 2:45 PM 5,341 Views 7 Comments

Reports on Monday suggested that Ireland will see one in every four of its bank branches shut within two years.

# mortgage-rates - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

New Permanent TSB chief executive promises to review mortgage rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

New Permanent TSB chief executive promises to review mortgage rates

Apr 11th 2012, 5:51 PM 4,624 Views 24 Comments

The lender had been criticised for keeping its variable mortgage rates higher than other state-owned mortgage lenders.

# mortgage-rates - Friday 11 February, 2011

# mortgage-rates - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Permanent TSB to cut 250 to 350 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Permanent TSB to cut 250 to 350 jobs

Feb 3rd 2011, 1:23 PM 1,177 Views 1 Comment

The mortgage lender will shed a large proportion of its 1,900-strong workforce – while preparing to raise mortgage interest rates.

# mortgage-rates - Monday 23 August, 2010

Time for transparency on mortgage rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Time for transparency on mortgage rates

Aug 23rd 2010, 2:52 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

Financial Regulator calls for clarity on tracker mortgages.

# mortgage-rates - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Varadkar condemns AIB staff perk scheme
# Perks Outrage
# Perks Outrage

Varadkar condemns AIB staff perk scheme

Aug 10th 2010, 2:37 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael TD says AIB “still thinks it’s in the Celtic tiger-era.”

# mortgage-rates - Monday 9 August, 2010

AIB raises mortgage rates - again
# Mortgage Rates
# Mortgage Rates

AIB raises mortgage rates - again

Aug 9th 2010, 4:30 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

Bank joins growing list of lenders which have raised rates at least twice this year.