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#Mortgages

# mortgages - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC ‘We have two young kids, €320 a month is a massive amount to be overcharged by’ Permanent TSB

‘We have two young kids, €320 a month is a massive amount to be overcharged by’

A mortgage customer says the compensation he’s been offered is “simply not good enough”.

# mortgages - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From Business ETC Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself Mortgages

Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself

Jeremy Masding faced a grilling yesterday.

From Business ETC Permanent TSB boss: ‘I’m sorry, but we inherited these problems’ Mortgages

Permanent TSB boss: ‘I’m sorry, but we inherited these problems’

Jeremy Masding said the bank’s problems stem to before he took the reins.

# mortgages - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From Business ETC ‘We are truly sorry’: PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes In Arrears

‘We are truly sorry’: PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes

The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.

# mortgages - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates Home Thruths

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates

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

# mortgages - Monday 8 June, 2015

From Business ETC If you’ve moved back in with your folks to save money you’re certainly not alone Pack Your Bags

If you’ve moved back in with your folks to save money you’re certainly not alone

More than a quarter of 25-34 year-olds have done so.

# mortgages - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages The Right Direction

The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages

The bank has made cuts to its fixed-rate mortgages.

# mortgages - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From Business ETC After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again Only Way Is Up

After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again

2015 is following the exact same pattern as 2014.

# mortgages - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else… The Boss

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else…

“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.

# mortgages - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Big plan to help mortgage holders ‘won’t have the banks quaking in their boots’ Veto

Big plan to help mortgage holders ‘won’t have the banks quaking in their boots’

The government has announced a raft of new measures to help people struggling to pay their mortgages.

# mortgages - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland CEO: ‘We can repay people financially, but not morally’ We All Partied

Bank of Ireland CEO: ‘We can repay people financially, but not morally’

Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.

# mortgages - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Peter McVerry says he’d be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly Social Housing

Peter McVerry says he’d be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly

The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.

# mortgages - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership? Opinion

Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?

The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.

From Business ETC AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again Chaching

AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again

It’s the second cut in six months.

# mortgages - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dáil suspended after another MASSIVE row Ventriloquist Dummy This post contains videos

Dáil suspended after another MASSIVE row

Those are five minutes we’ll never get back.

# mortgages - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’ll cut them again in a month or two’ – AIB chief on mortgage rates Smooth Talker

‘We’ll cut them again in a month or two’ – AIB chief on mortgage rates

David Duffy was in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, although it didn’t seem like too much of an ordeal for him…

# mortgages - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government bail out mortgage holders who are in arrears? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government bail out mortgage holders who are in arrears?

A plan has been submitted to the Department of Finance, but opinion is split.

# mortgages - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pay thy neighbour’s mortgage? No thanks Opinion

Pay thy neighbour’s mortgage? No thanks

If county councils pay the difference between what people owe on their mortgages and what they can afford to pay the taxpayer foots the bill, writes Aaron McKenna.

# mortgages - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil ‘arsonists’) Shots Fired

Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil ‘arsonists’)

Proposals to reduce the term of bankruptcy from three years to one are being considered with new measures to be announced in April.

# mortgages - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Courts ‘cannot cope’ with amount of home repossessions Debt

Courts ‘cannot cope’ with amount of home repossessions

‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.

# mortgages - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From Business ETC Buying a home? You’re facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords Going Going Gone

Buying a home? You’re facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords

Savills say the new mortgage rules will mean even more investors.

# mortgages - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 300,000 people who owe €2.5 billion have asked for help Mortgages

# mortgages - Monday 9 February, 2015

From Business ETC The price of a 3-bed semi has dropped by €20k in one area of Dublin Uncertainty

The price of a 3-bed semi has dropped by €20k in one area of Dublin

The market slowed in the Dublin area in the last quarter of 2014, amid uncertainty over new Central Bank lending rules.

# mortgages - Friday 6 February, 2015

From Business ETC TSB customers may be about to get a nice windfall after lender withdraws court bid Mortgages

TSB customers may be about to get a nice windfall after lender withdraws court bid

Thousands of customers could be affected, following PTSB’s decision to drop a Supreme Court appeal against complaints by mortgage-holders.

# mortgages - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From Business ETC Ulster Bank is cutting its mortgage rates Race To The Bottom

Ulster Bank is cutting its mortgage rates

This follows moves by First Permanent TSB and Bank of Ireland.

# mortgages - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

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.

# mortgages - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is the Credit Union going to start doing mortgages? No Place Like Home

Is the Credit Union going to start doing mortgages?

Maybe, but it’s “early days”.

# mortgages - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

Are you a lifelong renter or do you want the property ladder?

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.

# mortgages - 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.

# mortgages - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Was Eddie Hobbs pimping property during the boom? P.I.M.P. This post contains videos

Was Eddie Hobbs pimping property during the boom?

We spoke to the financial advisor involved in Lucinda Creighton’s new party about his advice to consumers during the boom.

# mortgages - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank’s mortgage rules Housing

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank’s mortgage rules

But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.

# mortgages - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes Gaffs

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes

But only new customers will reap the full rewards.

# mortgages - Monday 29 December, 2014

From Business ETC 10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against ‘vulture funds’ Mortgage Holders

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against ‘vulture funds’

Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the issue needs to be dealt with in 2015.

# mortgages - 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.

# mortgages - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# mortgages - 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.

# mortgages - Friday 14 November, 2014

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.

# mortgages - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From Business ETC AIB will return the €21bn taxpayers pumped into it, but don’t hold your breath on when Payback Time

AIB will return the €21bn taxpayers pumped into it, but don’t hold your breath on when

Here’s what the bank’s chief would reveal today about how long that will take…

From Business ETC Why does Ulster Bank charge Irish customers much higher mortgage rates than those in NI? Getting Screwed

Why does Ulster Bank charge Irish customers much higher mortgage rates than those in NI?

The bank’s boss has been accused of “screwing” customers to pay for its bad decisions.

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