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#Negative Equity

# negative-equity - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...
# Loadsamoney
# Loadsamoney

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...

Jan 30th 2015, 5:15 PM 56,428 Views 32 Comments

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

# negative-equity - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?
# Property
# Property

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?

Sep 28th 2014, 7:30 PM 72 Views 38 Comments

In many areas property is simply unaffordable, again – yet our political class seems to regard the ‘recovery’ in property prices as only a good thing.

# negative-equity - Friday 1 August, 2014

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity
# Up Up Up
# Up Up Up

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

Aug 1st 2014, 6:30 AM 7,323 Views 38 Comments

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

# negative-equity - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era
# Mortgage
# Mortgage

Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 43 Views 52 Comments

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

# negative-equity - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 532 Views 17 Comments

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).

# negative-equity - Thursday 27 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 27th 2014, 12:22 PM 14,050 Views 78 Comments

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

# negative-equity - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Column: House prices are rising again, so should we be concerned about a bubble?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: House prices are rising again, so should we be concerned about a bubble?

Oct 31st 2013, 7:10 AM 87 Views 55 Comments

With property prices increasing in some parts of the country – and notably in Dublin – Ronan Lyons discusses whether we’re looking at a housing boom or a housing bubble.

# negative-equity - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Column: Legal protection of “accountant” is an essential matter of public protection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Legal protection of “accountant” is an essential matter of public protection

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 441 Views 18 Comments

You don’t have to look too far to see the consequences of bad financial advice in Ireland – and yet anyone can set themselves up as an accountant, without education, qualifications or experience, writes Joe Aherne.

# negative-equity - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

May 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 13 Views 48 Comments

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

# negative-equity - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Clare hotel and Dublin Georgian house in distressed property auction
# Auction
# Auction

Clare hotel and Dublin Georgian house in distressed property auction

Feb 7th 2013, 8:15 PM 30,896 Views 12 Comments

The Kilkee Bay Hotel has a maximum reserve of €315,000 while a bar in Clifden, Galway has a reserve of €450,000.

# negative-equity - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Céard? 17 words from modern Ireland, in Irish
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Céard? 17 words from modern Ireland, in Irish

Jan 26th 2013, 3:38 PM 27,435 Views 50 Comments

Have you ever sent a ‘tvuít’ about the ‘tarrtháil’?

# negative-equity - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Hands up if you had Jonathan Walters in your Fantasy Football team today?
# Negative Equity
From The42
# Negative Equity

Hands up if you had Jonathan Walters in your Fantasy Football team today?

Jan 12th 2013, 5:24 PM 6,992 Views 3 Comments

It was a BAD day at the office for the Ireland striker.

# negative-equity - Monday 26 November, 2012

Residential property prices fell by 8.1% from January to October
# CSO
# CSO

Residential property prices fell by 8.1% from January to October

Nov 26th 2012, 12:06 PM 6,064 Views 22 Comments

The CSO’s Residential Property Price Index shows property prices fell nationally by 0.6 per cent in the month of October.

# negative-equity - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Government 'open to suggestions' on ideas to free negative equity families
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Government 'open to suggestions' on ideas to free negative equity families

Oct 25th 2012, 10:17 PM 10,027 Views 78 Comments

Brian Hayes says he believes new products being rolled out by banks should include options for people who can afford their mortgages, but whose properties are unfit for their families.

# negative-equity - Friday 25 May, 2012

NAMA may extend pilot mortgage scheme to another 630 homes
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

NAMA may extend pilot mortgage scheme to another 630 homes

May 25th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,908 Views 2 Comments

NAMA says 32 of the 115 properties made available under its ’80:20′ scheme two weeks ago have been taken already.

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank

May 25th 2012, 11:09 AM 1,973 Views 35 Comments

1 in 10 mortgage holders are at least three months behind with repayments according to the new figures.

# negative-equity - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Column: The mortgage crisis is stoked by mistrust. Here’s how we might fix it.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The mortgage crisis is stoked by mistrust. Here’s how we might fix it.

May 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 46 Views 30 Comments

Aggressive banks are making mortgage resolution impossible, writes David Hall of New Beginning – and suggests a way to restore trust between lenders and borrowers.

# negative-equity - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

NAMA pilot mortgage programme to insulate buyers from negative equity
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

NAMA pilot mortgage programme to insulate buyers from negative equity

May 8th 2012, 12:28 PM 5,628 Views 37 Comments

NAMA’s pilot scheme will encourage first-time buyers to buy houses by protecting them from a 20pc fall in house prices.

# negative-equity - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options

Apr 19th 2012, 12:52 PM 6,199 Views 59 Comments

The bank has launched two new options – Trade Up Negative Equity and Trade Down Negative Equity – that will allow greater numbers of customers in negative equity to move home.

# negative-equity - Friday 10 February, 2012

Nama to claw back €500million in assets
# NAMA
# NAMA

Nama to claw back €500million in assets

Feb 10th 2012, 8:58 AM 1,658 Views 18 Comments

The agency expects to recover assets which debtors tried to put beyond its reach, its chairman Frank Daly has said.

# negative-equity - Sunday 5 February, 2012

# negative-equity - Friday 20 January, 2012

Reverse-bid auction “our only chance to sell our home”
# Backwards Bid
# Backwards Bid

Reverse-bid auction “our only chance to sell our home”

Jan 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 8,112 Views 22 Comments

Following TheJournal.ie’s story on unusual house sale in Westmeath, another Midlands couple says negative equity has forced them to look at alternative. But will it work?

# negative-equity - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Column: Why the household charge is a ‘gateway tax’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why the household charge is a ‘gateway tax’

Jan 19th 2012, 6:30 PM 42 Views 80 Comments

Socialist TD Clare Daly is suggesting that it might be time to revive the Irish-coined concept of boycott instead of complying with the €100 household levy.

Permanent TSB charging "subprime" and "usury" variable rate - O Cuiv
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

Permanent TSB charging "subprime" and "usury" variable rate - O Cuiv

Jan 19th 2012, 1:04 PM 3,232 Views 9 Comments

State-owned financial institution should be forced to reduce its “punitive” mortgage rate, Dáil hears.

# negative-equity - Monday 5 September, 2011

Negative equity should not mean debt forgiveness - Rabbitte
# Debt Forgiveness
# Debt Forgiveness

Negative equity should not mean debt forgiveness - Rabbitte

Sep 5th 2011, 12:20 PM 990 Views 18 Comments

The communications minister says “blanket debt forgiveness” is not an option, but that banks should write off loans where there’s a genuine inability to pay.

# negative-equity - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need

Aug 21st 2011, 12:06 PM 1,026 Views 23 Comments

Chorus of calls for Government to organise a mortgage debt relief scheme for worst-off householders builds to crescendo – and now a government junior minister is backing it…