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#Mortgage Arrears

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Warning over interest-only mortgage time bomb
# Peaked Interest
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# Peaked Interest

Warning over interest-only mortgage time bomb

Jul 16th 2014, 2:45 PM 18,227 Views 54 Comments

Almost half of interest-only mortgages will switch to higher payments over the coming months, prompting concerns about mass arrears

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Opinion: Reluctance to repossess homes just drags out the misery for those in serious debt
# Mortgages
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgages

Opinion: Reluctance to repossess homes just drags out the misery for those in serious debt

Jul 12th 2014, 8:05 AM 148 Views 128 Comments

Politicians are bemoaning the fact that older people might now have to carry debt onto their pension books – but that’s the risk of re-mortgaging.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 11 July, 2014

The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn's companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up
# Budget
From TheJournal.ie
# Budget

The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn's companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up

Jul 11th 2014, 12:24 PM 10,346 Views 5 Comments

This was the week in business.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Long-term arrears would take 33 years to clear at current rate
# BACKLOG
From TheJournal.ie
# BACKLOG

Long-term arrears would take 33 years to clear at current rate

Jul 10th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,174 Views 28 Comments

Progress in solving mortgage arrears is slow, with industry experts criticising the solutions deployed.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Tenants "caught in crossfire" between landlords in arrears, and banks
# Receivership
From TheJournal.ie
# Receivership

Tenants "caught in crossfire" between landlords in arrears, and banks

Jul 9th 2014, 9:16 AM 9,851 Views 20 Comments

Tenants have to pay rent to the receiver – but the receiver doesn’t have to carry out repairs or maintain standards.

We could be repaying our mortgages into retirement - the verdict on the arrears crisis
# Kick In The Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Kick In The Arrears

We could be repaying our mortgages into retirement - the verdict on the arrears crisis

Jul 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,279 Views 74 Comments

The Finance Committee’s report on mortgage arrears is in – here’s what they say.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Finance Committee tells Central Bank: legal letters to crisis mortgages aren't 'sustainable'
# Not Good Enough
From TheJournal.ie
# Not Good Enough

Finance Committee tells Central Bank: legal letters to crisis mortgages aren't 'sustainable'

Jul 8th 2014, 1:18 PM 6,298 Views 22 Comments

A draft copy of the committee’s report on mortgage arrears seen by TheJournal.ie contains strong words for the Central Bank.

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 28 June, 2014

'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme
# Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Arrears

'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme

Jun 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,791 Views 11 Comments

David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment - who'd be a leaving cert economics student?
# Examining Times
From TheJournal.ie
# Examining Times

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment - who'd be a leaving cert economics student?

Jun 18th 2014, 5:07 PM 6,874 Views 9 Comments

Some of the questions on the paper wouldn’t have been out of place in a third level exam, one expert said.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year
# Keys Back
From TheJournal.ie
# Keys Back

Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year

Jun 5th 2014, 11:24 AM 22,795 Views 88 Comments

New data from the Central Bank also show mortgage arrears declining, although long term problems remain.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks
# End Of The Tunnel
From TheJournal.ie
# End Of The Tunnel

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks

Jun 4th 2014, 1:39 PM 16,371 Views 116 Comments

The mortgage holder’s advocate has struck a deal with two major banks and hopes more will follow.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels

May 21st 2014, 9:23 AM 6,479 Views 9 Comments

The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Irish mortgage arrears tracked by Fitch are higher than ever
# Payment Problems
From TheJournal.ie
# Payment Problems

Irish mortgage arrears tracked by Fitch are higher than ever

May 15th 2014, 5:03 PM 12,589 Views 31 Comments

A new report from Fitch also says that price rises in Dublin are fleeting.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Over 37,000 hits this year for website with advice on how to keep your home
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

Over 37,000 hits this year for website with advice on how to keep your home

May 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,001 Views 13 Comments

KeepingYourHome.ie has seen almost a quarter of a million visits since it was set up.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Children using sunbeds, the new broadcasting charge and HSE grants
# Oireachtas Agenda
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Agenda

Children using sunbeds, the new broadcasting charge and HSE grants

Apr 30th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,659 Views 9 Comments

It’s the first day back in the Dáil after the Easter break, so what’s happening?

# mortgage-arrears - Monday 21 April, 2014

Buy to let landlords problems affecting family homes - Threshold
# Letting Us Down
From TheJournal.ie
# Letting Us Down

Buy to let landlords problems affecting family homes - Threshold

Apr 21st 2014, 1:46 PM 17,687 Views 69 Comments

Threshold wants tenants to have the same rights and remedies as mortgage holders, pushing for a code of conduct in dealing with receiverships.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Richie Boucher defends €843,000 pay, says BOI is 'comfortable'
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

Richie Boucher defends €843,000 pay, says BOI is 'comfortable'

Apr 10th 2014, 5:05 PM 19,011 Views 122 Comments

Bank of Ireland officials told the finance committee that they would veto any suggestion of debt write-down made by a Personal Insolvency Practitioner.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year

Apr 9th 2014, 4:05 PM 14,435 Views 66 Comments

The bank is currently engaged in 9,000 legal or potential legal cases with customers in mortgage arrears.

Up to one in five PTSB customers in mortgage arrears are not engaging with the bank
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

Up to one in five PTSB customers in mortgage arrears are not engaging with the bank

Apr 9th 2014, 11:32 AM 6,716 Views 21 Comments

Officials from Permanent TSB told the Oireachtas finance committee that 85 per cent of customers offered a split-mortgage had agreed to the deal.

What are AIB and Permanent TSB doing to help people in mortgage arrears?
# Oireachtas Agenda
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Agenda

What are AIB and Permanent TSB doing to help people in mortgage arrears?

Apr 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,892 Views 10 Comments

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Enda Kenny: 'Of course' Flannery and Kerins should appear before the PAC
# Rehab
From TheJournal.ie
# Rehab

Enda Kenny: 'Of course' Flannery and Kerins should appear before the PAC

Apr 8th 2014, 4:39 PM 5,782 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach added that he believed charities should not pay their CEOs to lobby the government.

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water
# Oireachtas Agenda
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Agenda

Capital punishment, fining criminals and how to stop wasting water

Apr 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,205 Views 2 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service
# Debt Relief
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt Relief

Just four mortgage deals have been completed by the Insolvency Service

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:05 AM 6,343 Views 38 Comments

66 people have been made bankrupt in 2014 so far, more than all of last year.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

News of 100 mortgage write-downs shows crisis 'akin to Russian roulette'
# Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Arrears

News of 100 mortgage write-downs shows crisis 'akin to Russian roulette'

Mar 19th 2014, 6:58 PM 14,417 Views 64 Comments

“One bank’s sustainable solution could be another bank’s unsustainable mortgage leading to repossession proceedings,” Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said today.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week
# Whistleblowers
From TheJournal.ie
# Whistleblowers

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week

Mar 13th 2014, 2:10 PM 6,563 Views 17 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Column: Fears surrounding the IBRC mortgage book are overhyped
# Property
From TheJournal.ie
# Property

Column: Fears surrounding the IBRC mortgage book are overhyped

Mar 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 35 Views 38 Comments

Some IBRC mortgage holders have concerns about about being left without protection if the Government proceeds with the sale of their loans abroad – but they shouldn’t be, writes Karl Deeter.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

IBRC mortgage holders will still be protected under new deal
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

IBRC mortgage holders will still be protected under new deal

Feb 25th 2014, 7:30 PM 9,209 Views 73 Comments

Concerns had been expressed about the sale of these mortgages leaving families vulnerable but bidders have agreed to sign up to the Central Bank’s code of conduct.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured
# Work To Do
From TheJournal.ie
# Work To Do

Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured

Feb 13th 2014, 2:07 PM 7,471 Views 87 Comments

Data from the Department of Finance shows that 59,226 mortgages in arrears of 90 days plus have not been restructured, though this is down on 62,643 in September last year.

# mortgage-arrears - Monday 3 February, 2014

Over 120 AIB mortgage holders get long term solution under new initiative
# Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Arrears

Over 120 AIB mortgage holders get long term solution under new initiative

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:27 AM 8,785 Views 29 Comments

The partnership deal between AIB and the IMHO has been hailed a success by the two groups.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 31 January, 2014

Arrears, medical cards, job loss: What people sought advice for online in 2013
# Citizensinformation.ie
From TheJournal.ie
# Citizensinformation.ie

Arrears, medical cards, job loss: What people sought advice for online in 2013

Jan 31st 2014, 11:42 AM 5,191 Views 5 Comments

Advice websites run by the Citizens Information Board, such as keepingyourhome.ie and all saw an increase in traffic.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 23 January, 2014

€1.9 billion in outstanding debt on sub-prime mortgages in arrears
# Mortgages
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgages

€1.9 billion in outstanding debt on sub-prime mortgages in arrears

Jan 23rd 2014, 8:10 AM 7,241 Views 127 Comments

This amounts to more than half of the overall outstanding debt on these mortgages.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform
# Repossession
From TheJournal.ie
# Repossession

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform

Jan 14th 2014, 10:21 PM 5,210 Views 28 Comments

An expert group on repossessions found that case management standards of different lenders varies greatly, “with some operating at sub-optimal level”.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Almost 50,000 mortgages have now been restructured
# Property Crash
From TheJournal.ie
# Property Crash

Almost 50,000 mortgages have now been restructured

Jan 9th 2014, 1:21 PM 9,459 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Finance’s latest figures shows the number of accounts in arrears has fallen since October last year.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Target set by Central Bank that 75% of mortgage arrears will be dealt with by June
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

Target set by Central Bank that 75% of mortgage arrears will be dealt with by June

Dec 5th 2013, 3:20 PM 4,656 Views 58 Comments

The banks have been told by the Central Bank that sustainable solutions should be offered to customers.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 29 November, 2013

Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity"
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity"

Nov 29th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,388 Views 9 Comments

The Central Bank says that there is no “tangible evidence” that some customers’ circumstances are improving.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Banks brought 2,300 legal proceedings against mortgage holders in Q3
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

Banks brought 2,300 legal proceedings against mortgage holders in Q3

Nov 28th 2013, 3:39 PM 7,001 Views 50 Comments

The Free Legal Advice Centre says that some of the legal solutions offered to people in mortgage distress are “inexplicable”.

Number of mortgage accounts in arrears FELL last quarter
# Better News
From TheJournal.ie
# Better News

Number of mortgage accounts in arrears FELL last quarter

Nov 28th 2013, 11:39 AM 5,348 Views 38 Comments

The decrease is the first reported since the Central Bank began taking records in September 2009.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

IMHO: ‘Interest only repayments are not a long-term solution to mortgage arrears’
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

IMHO: ‘Interest only repayments are not a long-term solution to mortgage arrears’

Nov 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,556 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the new mortgage restructuring figures are concerning.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: We hope to ease the enormous pressure placed on mortgage holders
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: We hope to ease the enormous pressure placed on mortgage holders

Nov 5th 2013, 12:45 PM 20 Views 76 Comments

A new initiative spearheaded by the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation aims to help these borrowers and others who are reluctant to engage with the banks, writes Dr Constantin Gurdgiev.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Work to do on mortgage restructuring as long-term arrears remain high
# Mortgage Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Crisis

Work to do on mortgage restructuring as long-term arrears remain high

Oct 31st 2013, 4:54 PM 5,324 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Finance has begun to publish monthly reports on mortgage restructuring.