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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 16 September, 2014

#Mortgages

# mortgages - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From Business ETC Estate agents to Government: Don’t ‘reinflate the housing bubble’ Over Stimulation

Estate agents to Government: Don’t ‘reinflate the housing bubble’

Savills say that the mortgage guarantee scheme could do just that.

# mortgages - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What do ECB interest cuts mean for Irish pockets? Plenty for trackers Winners

What do ECB interest cuts mean for Irish pockets? Plenty for trackers

But you should take advantage while you can, OK?

From TheJournal.ie Knocking through and levelling up – your three-step guide to renovating Next Level

Knocking through and levelling up – your three-step guide to renovating

Invaluable tips and tricks for navigating the new territory of home improvement.

# mortgages - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb Debt Problem

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb

The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.

From The Daily Edge A Russian bank is giving out cats to people taking out mortgages Cat Melodeon

# mortgages - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s still no solution for over 70% of problem mortgages No End In Sight

There’s still no solution for over 70% of problem mortgages

New figures from the Department of Finance also show that Buy to Let loans are still struggling.

# mortgages - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of ‘vulture funds’ Vulture Funds

Fears as 10,000 mortgages now in the hands of ‘vulture funds’

The selling off of IBRC assets leaves home owners vulnerable to a rise in interest rates.

# mortgages - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie We’re still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe Pay Up

We’re still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe

The rate is coming down, but new lending for house purchase is still more expensive than the euro zone average.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job Inbox Me
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# mortgages - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners are stepping up problem mortgage repayments – but it’s not enough to solve the arrears crisis Payback Time

Homeowners are stepping up problem mortgage repayments – but it’s not enough to solve the arrears crisis

Meanwhile, new mortgage approvals have hit a three year high, with over €400 million approved in the second quarter.

# mortgages - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity Up Up Up

Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.

# mortgages - Saturday 12 July, 2014

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

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

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.

# mortgages - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Business ETC Sell your house, bring the negative equity with you – is the new AIB mortgage plan a good one? Positive Negative

Sell your house, bring the negative equity with you – is the new AIB mortgage plan a good one?

The bank has launched a new product that will help people in negative equity move – but they’ll take the debt with them.

# mortgages - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley Inbox Me

# mortgages - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The verdict on Bank of Ireland’s €250 million mortgage book sale Sell Off

The verdict on Bank of Ireland’s €250 million mortgage book sale

The sale of the performing mortgages to domestic player Dilosk was confirmed this morning.

# mortgages - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era Mortgage

Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era

It’s a reality we can no longer ignore – mortgage affordability is little better now than it was at the height of the boom.

# mortgages - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From Business ETC Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt Austerity

Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt

Giving tax cuts in the upcoming budget would be popular, but it’s not the right thing to do.

# mortgages - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How can we revitalise rural towns? Simple – take some of the risk out of doing business Rural Towns

Opinion: How can we revitalise rural towns? Simple – take some of the risk out of doing business

The key to taking advantage of the bounce-back is to remove some of the fixed costs involved in starting up a business (or keeping one going).

# mortgages - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC We paid back €700 million in mortgage debt in the first three months of the year Paying Up

We paid back €700 million in mortgage debt in the first three months of the year

Debts owed across the board continue to fall, but buy-to-let loans are coming down at a slower rate.

# mortgages - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels Mortgage Arrears

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

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

# mortgages - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan’s first-time buyers plan slammed as ‘pre-election gimmick’ Not Helping

Noonan’s first-time buyers plan slammed as ‘pre-election gimmick’

It’s planned a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers will be guaranteed by the State as part of the Government’s Construction 2020 scheme.

# mortgages - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC What does this chart tell us about the Irish mortgage market? Market Malfunction

What does this chart tell us about the Irish mortgage market?

New figures show a big jump in drawdowns, but concerns remain over the structure of the market.

From Business ETC New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder Bubble Bubble

New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder

The scheme, which is being examined by the Department of Finance, would see the State guarantee a proportion of mortgages.

# mortgages - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is this the solution to property bubbles? Bursting Bubbles This post contains a poll

Is this the solution to property bubbles?

The Reform Alliance reckon it has housing bubbles licked.

# mortgages - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From Business ETC Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay Credit Crunch

Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay

We’re too focused on paying down our existing debt burden to consider new lending, says a new report.

# mortgages - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000 Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000

The number of permanent restructures is up by around 200 in February.

# mortgages - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners ‘down the river’ – Donnelly Arrears

The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners ‘down the river’ – Donnelly

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly accused the government of failing to take the welfare of “tens of thousands of men, women and children” into account when selling mortgage loans to US hedge funds.

# mortgages - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’ Debt Relief

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

# mortgages - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report Loan Book

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.

From Business ETC Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland’s new stamp duty offer This post contains a poll

Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland’s new stamp duty offer

The state-backed bank is offering to pay first time buyer’s stamp duty-but should you take the deal?

# mortgages - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC They’re back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring Questions And Answers

They’re back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

# mortgages - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

# mortgages - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, want to know what’s making headlines this morning? It’s all here.

# mortgages - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 times in life when “yes” is all anyone wants to hear Sponsored By Ulster Bank

6 times in life when “yes” is all anyone wants to hear

No buts or maybes, now – it has to be “yes”.

# mortgages - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Government’s priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation Oireachtas Agenda

The Government’s priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# mortgages - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’ Consensus

‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’

Despite Fergus O’Dowd’s criticism of the Fianna Fáil’s bill, the government will not oppose its passage.

From TheJournal.ie Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge…everything happening in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge…everything happening in Leinster House today

Everything you wanted to know about the Oireachtas today but were too afraid to ask…

# mortgages - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC “Profitable and generating capital”: BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still ‘key priority’ Profit And Loss

“Profitable and generating capital”: BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still ‘key priority’

Bank of Ireland has released its results for 2013. Richie Boucher says the institution made “further substantial progress” last year.

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