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#Mortgage Arrears

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 8 March, 2013

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt
# Crisis
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# Crisis

Finance Minister 'disappointed' banks haven't dealt with personal debt

Mar 8th 2013, 7:49 AM 6,880 Views 98 Comments

New mortgage figures show that 94,488 mortgage accounts are in arrears of more than three months.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears
# Mortgage Arrears
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# Mortgage Arrears

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears

Feb 19th 2013, 10:53 AM 4,051 Views 31 Comments

The bank said today it has built up a staff of 300 people dedicated to supporting customers in difficulty.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Feb 19th 2013, 8:44 AM 9,182 Views 8 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Personal insolvency agency to open 'early in the summer' - Taoiseach
# Leaders' Questions
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# Leaders' Questions

Personal insolvency agency to open 'early in the summer' - Taoiseach

Feb 13th 2013, 11:12 AM 6,362 Views 59 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil that he was not happy with the banks’ level of resolution of cases where customers are in mortgage arrears.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 11 January, 2013

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika
# Euroleaks
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# Euroleaks

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika

Jan 11th 2013, 12:28 PM 7,290 Views 35 Comments

The Troika has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the new personal insolvency law that is aimed at helping the country’s many distressed mortgage holders.

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Here is the week's news...skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news...skewed

Dec 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 7,249 Views 11 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kerry priest tells children there is no God; Government pledge to help homeowners become homeless; Craig Doyle = why?

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 14 December, 2012

First vote on Local Property Tax Bill passes in Dáil
# Property Tax
From TheJournal.ie
# Property Tax

First vote on Local Property Tax Bill passes in Dáil

Dec 14th 2012, 7:15 PM 5,823 Views 55 Comments

After a walk through vote the Bill was passed and will now move on to its second reading.

Mortgage arrears problem continues to grow
# Property
From TheJournal.ie
# Property

Mortgage arrears problem continues to grow

Dec 14th 2012, 9:05 AM 4,851 Views 23 Comments

Over 135,628 mortgage accounts are in arrears (of either more or less than 90 days).

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Department of Finance head: Debt should be written off for those who really can't pay
# Debt
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt

Department of Finance head: Debt should be written off for those who really can't pay

Oct 16th 2012, 1:00 PM 7,705 Views 98 Comments

John Moran tells the Irish Bankers’ Federation that merely not calling in debts won’t cut it – they need to be removed totally.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 20 September, 2012

One in 5 mortgages will default by 2013
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

One in 5 mortgages will default by 2013

Sep 20th 2012, 10:57 AM 9,041 Views 30 Comments

County by county survey shows that there are still “substantial losses to be realised on irish residential mortgage loans”.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Sep 20th 2012, 8:40 AM 7,442 Views 9 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 24 August, 2012

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn't happening won't make it go away
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn't happening won't make it go away

Aug 24th 2012, 7:45 PM 46 Views 41 Comments

One in ten people who have a mortgage in Ireland are struggling to pay it off. Where is the urgency in solving this epidemic, asks Noeline Blackwell.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Father of five barricades farm after eviction notice
# Eviction
From TheJournal.ie
# Eviction

Father of five barricades farm after eviction notice

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:45 AM 15,013 Views 127 Comments

Seamus Sherlock, ‘Life After Debt’ campaigner, said he feels like the bank is trying to ‘make an example’ of him.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 17 August, 2012

Mortgage arrears could rise to 18 per cent, says report
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

Mortgage arrears could rise to 18 per cent, says report

Aug 17th 2012, 8:08 AM 4,940 Views 25 Comments

Banks have still not recognised losses in full, says Davy Research, as it warns that mortgage arrears could rise from 13.5 per cent to as much as 18 per cent.

# mortgage-arrears - Monday 30 July, 2012

Internal candidate John Hogan to head Finance Dept banking policy
# Appointment
From TheJournal.ie
# Appointment

Internal candidate John Hogan to head Finance Dept banking policy

Jul 30th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,415 Views 5 Comments

He will be in charge of policy for red-hot recession issues including mortgage arrears and lending to SMEs.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 29 June, 2012

Shatter publishes long-awaited plans to reform insolvency law
# Insolvency
From TheJournal.ie
# Insolvency

Shatter publishes long-awaited plans to reform insolvency law

Jun 29th 2012, 11:40 AM 4,146 Views 28 Comments

The new regime reforms our bankruptcy laws, and aims to help the likes of struggling mortgage holders out of debt.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Government calls banks in over mortgage arrears
# Insolvency
From TheJournal.ie
# Insolvency

Government calls banks in over mortgage arrears

Jun 27th 2012, 11:36 AM 3,243 Views 42 Comments

The bank CEOs were briefed on personal insolvency legislation, details of which have not been released to the public.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 25 May, 2012

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank
# Mortgage Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgage Arrears

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

May 25th 2012, 11:09 AM 1,972 Views 35 Comments

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

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears
# Banks
From TheJournal.ie
# Banks

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears

May 1st 2012, 9:40 PM 5,091 Views 21 Comments

The Central Bank has outlined the appropriate rules of engagement for lenders dealing with mortgage customers who have fallen into arrears.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:24 AM 4,918 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 2 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 2nd 2012, 8:00 PM 2,929 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

There is 'no silver bullet' to address mortgage arrears, says financial regulator
# Arrears
From TheJournal.ie
# Arrears

There is 'no silver bullet' to address mortgage arrears, says financial regulator

Mar 2nd 2012, 2:39 PM 3,032 Views 23 Comments

Matthew Elderfield says Ireland’s mortgage arrears problem is going to get worse before it gets better.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 17 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 7:54 PM 4,478 Views 2 Comments

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Government's new debt regime may allow mortgage debt to be written off
# Mortgages
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgages

Government's new debt regime may allow mortgage debt to be written off

Jan 25th 2012, 12:13 PM 4,668 Views 23 Comments

The cabinet has approved a draft Bill allowing debts to be written off outside of court, while bankruptcy rules are also changed.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

AIB to sign up to government's 'mortgage to rent' scheme
# Mortgages
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgages

AIB to sign up to government's 'mortgage to rent' scheme

Nov 9th 2011, 4:08 PM 1,087 Views 11 Comments

State-controlled AIB will participate in the Keane Report’s suggestion allowing struggling mortgage holders to rent their homes.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Central Bank unveils stronger consumer protection code
# Consumer Affairs
From TheJournal.ie
# Consumer Affairs

Central Bank unveils stronger consumer protection code

Oct 19th 2011, 7:15 AM 574 Views 4 Comments

The new code, which comes into effect in January, is billed as the most significant upgrade of consumer protection since 2006.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Poll: If you were/are in mortgage arrears would you be in favour of renting your home?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: If you were/are in mortgage arrears would you be in favour of renting your home?

Oct 13th 2011, 11:35 AM 2,134 Views 36 Comments

Following the recommendations of a report published yesterday on mortgage arrears, we’re asking for your say on the suggestion that the state takes ownership and rents the house back to its former owners.

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Oct 12th 2011, 8:29 AM 2,056 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Keane report on mortgages to be published
# Debt Forgiveness
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt Forgiveness

Keane report on mortgages to be published

Oct 12th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,364 Views 6 Comments

The Taoiseach has reaffirmed that there will be no blanket write-off for mortgage holders in arrears.

# mortgage-arrears - Monday 5 September, 2011

Negative equity should not mean debt forgiveness - Rabbitte
# Debt Forgiveness
From TheJournal.ie
# 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.

# mortgage-arrears - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Mortgage defaults 'could cost banks up to €10bn' - FF
# Mortgages
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgages

Mortgage defaults 'could cost banks up to €10bn' - FF

Sep 4th 2011, 4:30 PM 537 Views 34 Comments

Michael McGrath believes the ‘worst case scenario’ that went into the stress tests is now a reality – and it’s going to get worse.

# mortgage-arrears - Friday 2 September, 2011

Central Bank to review how banks handle 'distressed' mortgage holders
# Finance
From TheJournal.ie
# Finance

Central Bank to review how banks handle 'distressed' mortgage holders

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:38 AM 468 Views 14 Comments

Governor Patrick Honohan told Oireachtas committee that Central Bank checking that institutions are following its code in tackling mortgage arrears: “They are behind the curve”.

# mortgage-arrears - Monday 29 August, 2011

One in 14 mortgages in 90 days' arrears
# Mortgages
From TheJournal.ie
# Mortgages

One in 14 mortgages in 90 days' arrears

Aug 29th 2011, 1:31 PM 547 Views 9 Comments

Pressure grows for a general debt amnesty as new Central Bank figures show 7.2 per cent of mortgages to be in arrears.

# mortgage-arrears - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Burton calls on banks to do more for struggling mortgage holders
# Debt Forgiveness
From TheJournal.ie
# Debt Forgiveness

Burton calls on banks to do more for struggling mortgage holders

Aug 28th 2011, 2:09 PM 582 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection said that banks and mortgage institutions were not doing enough for people in financial difficulty.

# mortgage-arrears - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Column: Self-employed people are the recession’s real victims
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: Self-employed people are the recession’s real victims

Aug 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 112 Views 100 Comments

Families are on the breadline simply because the government’s policy is unfair, writes Brendan Dempsey.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Massive increase in number of people seeking advice over debt in past three years
# Recessionomics
From TheJournal.ie
# Recessionomics

Massive increase in number of people seeking advice over debt in past three years

Jun 2nd 2011, 8:19 AM 339 Views 0 Comments

The Free Legal Advice Centre says there has been a 400 per cent increase in debt queries in the last three years with a 45 per cent rise in the last year alone.

# mortgage-arrears - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Poll: Should banks write off unpaid mortgage debt?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should banks write off unpaid mortgage debt?

Apr 14th 2011, 9:46 AM 5,438 Views 12 Comments

AIB has said debt forgiveness may be an option for troubled mortgage holders; but Bank of Ireland says it’s not. What do you think?

# mortgage-arrears - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?

Mar 23rd 2011, 10:19 AM 1,306 Views 20 Comments

Ads placed in tomorrow’s papers will look for homeowners to take part in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ case. Do you think it’s fair to expect the state and the banks to pay?

Wanted: Unhappy homeowners to sue the state, banks and the financial regulators
# Reckless Lending
From TheJournal.ie
# Reckless Lending

Wanted: Unhappy homeowners to sue the state, banks and the financial regulators

Mar 23rd 2011, 10:00 AM 885 Views 1 Comment

Ads in tomorrow’s newspapers will seek unhappy homeowners to join in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ legal action.

# mortgage-arrears - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Poll: Would you support a scheme to help struggling homeowners?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a scheme to help struggling homeowners?

Mar 1st 2011, 8:54 AM 1,613 Views 0 Comments

As new figures reveal that mortgage holders owe a total of €8.6 billion in arrears, what do you think should be done? Do you support plans to help them?