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# central-bank - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Shamrock for sale, an Apple record and some new Greeks in town Inbox Me

# central-bank - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone In The Red

Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone

CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.

# central-bank - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds Lunch Fix

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From Business ETC Average earner saving a €30,000 home deposit? Enda says that’s ‘achievable’ The New Rules

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what €220,000 will get you as a first-home buyer across the country Shopping Around

Here’s what €220,000 will get you as a first-home buyer across the country

The Central Bank has announced a 10% minimum deposit for new buyers on properties under that price.

# central-bank - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From Business ETC First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k Relief

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k

New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.

# central-bank - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Opposition to mortgage caps is worryingly shortsighted – have we learned nothing? Groupthink

Opinion: Opposition to mortgage caps is worryingly shortsighted – have we learned nothing?

Irish house prices are increasing at a rate 30 times the eurozone average. If you think this seems like a bubble, it’s because it certainly looks like one.

# central-bank - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready

Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# central-bank - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From Business ETC New mortgage rules ‘will stop another boom… but rents could explode’ Limits

New mortgage rules ‘will stop another boom… but rents could explode’

But the Central Bank could relax its rules for first-time buyers.

# central-bank - Monday 19 January, 2015

From Business ETC Not burning bondholders was ‘significant flaw’ of troika bailout: Central Bank boss Hindsight

Not burning bondholders was ‘significant flaw’ of troika bailout: Central Bank boss

We did get stung a bit on the whole deal, Patrick Honohan says.

# central-bank - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee Lenihan And Me

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.

From Business ETC People are going bankrupt because of Swiss franc chaos Unpegged

People are going bankrupt because of Swiss franc chaos

Some even think it could threaten the entire economy.

# central-bank - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €193,000 House Prices

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €193,000

Asking prices actually fell in the last three months of 2014 – but are still significantly higher than one year ago.

# central-bank - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish people repaid €335m more than we borrowed last month Show Me The Money

# central-bank - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014 Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

# central-bank - Friday 19 December, 2014

From Business ETC ‘An air of panic is setting in to the property market’ Mortgage Approvals

‘An air of panic is setting in to the property market’

New figures show a spike in the number of mortgage approvals.

# central-bank - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# central-bank - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?

# central-bank - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage rules, skyrockets and Christmas trees: It’s your vital property round-up The Viewing This post contains images

Mortgage rules, skyrockets and Christmas trees: It’s your vital property round-up

Everything you need to know about the market this week in one quick guided tour.

# central-bank - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From Business ETC Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules?

That’s the concern of the Department of Finance.

# central-bank - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people say they won’t be able to buy a house next year Keep Dreaming

Most Irish people say they won’t be able to buy a house next year

This comes after the closure of the Central Bank’s consultation process on new mortgage restrictions.

# central-bank - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From Business ETC Want to own the Central Bank’s HQ on Dame Street? For Sale

Want to own the Central Bank’s HQ on Dame Street?

You could soon (if you’re really, really rich).

# central-bank - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up Going Under

The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up

Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.

# central-bank - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From Business ETC The Central Bank’s chief seems to have gone cold on relaxing its new mortgage rules The Governator

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.

# central-bank - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Troika have come and gone (again) and they’re happy(ish) but won’t talk about water Boys Are Back
From Business ETC The ECB is going to let you in on why they’re slashing interest rates Transparency

The ECB is going to let you in on why they’re slashing interest rates

Those on tracker loans will hear the decision-making process of the ECB’s record-low interest rates.

# central-bank - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?

# central-bank - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who? Help Us Out

The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who?

Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.

From Business ETC Two-thirds of first home buyers would not meet new Central Bank rules: Ulster Bank Ruled Out

Two-thirds of first home buyers would not meet new Central Bank rules: Ulster Bank

The bank’s boss is not a fan of buyers having to save a 20% deposit.

# central-bank - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Where does Ulster Bank’s €3.5 million fine go? IT Glitch

# central-bank - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame Bad News

There’s been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame

The 8-year high in consumer sentiment recorded in September didn’t last long.

# central-bank - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin apartment prices are up 35% in a year, but the house market is finally starting to cool Pricey Pads

Dublin apartment prices are up 35% in a year, but the house market is finally starting to cool

Most of buyers’ ‘mattress money’ that was built up during the boom years is gone.

# central-bank - Monday 20 October, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Panic buying’ is gone from the property market say estate agents No Panic

‘Panic buying’ is gone from the property market say estate agents

The Real Estate Alliance say that prices are rising but homebuyers aren’t feeling pressured.

# central-bank - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: The Central Bank mortgage restrictions make great sense – here’s why Bubble Buster

Aaron McKenna: The Central Bank mortgage restrictions make great sense – here’s why

With these rules in place, property prices will tied to people’s incomes rather than crazy speculations.

# central-bank - Friday 10 October, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Bubble busters, more budget babble and startups as far as the eye can see Inbox Me

# central-bank - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank’s tough new lending rules are ‘simply unfair’ Property Bubble

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank’s tough new lending rules are ‘simply unfair’

Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…

From TheJournal.ie Nearly everyone in Ireland will have a job again by 2020* Crystal Ball

Nearly everyone in Ireland will have a job again by 2020*

*Assuming ESRI’s latest predictions are right.

# central-bank - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From Business ETC Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls Laying Down The Law

Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls

The Central Bank is seeking to reduce banks lending risky mortgages.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

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