# mortgages - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
2015 is following the exact same pattern as 2014.
# mortgages - Friday 22 May, 2015
“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.
# mortgages - Wednesday 13 May, 2015
The government has announced a raft of new measures to help people struggling to pay their mortgages.
# mortgages - Wednesday 6 May, 2015
Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.
# mortgages - Tuesday 5 May, 2015
The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.
# mortgages - Friday 1 May, 2015
The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.
It’s the second cut in six months.
# mortgages - Thursday 30 April, 2015
Those are five minutes we’ll never get back.
# mortgages - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
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
A plan has been submitted to the Department of Finance, but opinion is split.
# mortgages - Saturday 11 April, 2015
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
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
‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.
# mortgages - Thursday 19 February, 2015
Savills say the new mortgage rules will mean even more investors.
# mortgages - Monday 16 February, 2015
MABS has been busy.
# mortgages - Monday 9 February, 2015
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
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
This follows moves by First Permanent TSB and Bank of Ireland.
# mortgages - Wednesday 28 January, 2015
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
Maybe, but it’s “early days”.
# mortgages - Sunday 25 January, 2015
Are you a lifelong renter or do you want the property ladder?
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
But the Central Bank could relax its rules for first-time buyers.
# mortgages - Monday 12 January, 2015
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
But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.
# mortgages - Monday 5 January, 2015
But only new customers will reap the full rewards.
# mortgages - Monday 29 December, 2014
Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the issue needs to be dealt with in 2015.
# mortgages - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
That’s the concern of the Department of Finance.
# mortgages - Saturday 6 December, 2014
Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?
# mortgages - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.
# mortgages - Friday 14 November, 2014
The bank’s boss is not a fan of buyers having to save a 20% deposit.
# mortgages - Thursday 13 November, 2014
Here’s what the bank’s chief would reveal today about how long that will take…
The bank’s boss has been accused of “screwing” customers to pay for its bad decisions.
# mortgages - Monday 10 November, 2014
The bank says it is “profitable” this year.
# mortgages - Saturday 8 November, 2014
New rules restricting banks from granting loans of more than 80% of the property value were due to come into force in January 2015 but there may be a way around that.
# mortgages - Sunday 26 October, 2014
*Hint: It’s not going to be easy.
# mortgages - Thursday 23 October, 2014
A new mechanism to make sure houses remain affordable for first-time buyers is being considered by the coalition.
# mortgages - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Most of buyers’ ‘mattress money’ that was built up during the boom years is gone.
# mortgages - Saturday 11 October, 2014
With these rules in place, property prices will tied to people’s incomes rather than crazy speculations.
# mortgages - Thursday 9 October, 2014
There figures relate to the six main banks, which cover 90 per cent of the market.