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#Homeowners

# homeowners - Thursday 12 January, 2012

ECB holds main eurozone interest rate at 1 per cent
# ECB
# ECB

ECB holds main eurozone interest rate at 1 per cent

Jan 12th 2012, 1:08 PM 1,554 Views 9 Comments

The decision follows two successive months of cutting the bank’s main interest rate which was a welcome boost for mortgage holders.

# homeowners - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Explainer: Changes to mortgage interest relief
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Explainer: Changes to mortgage interest relief

Dec 8th 2011, 11:23 AM 2,987 Views 11 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has introduced changes to the mortgage interest relief available to buyers and home owners as part of next year’s Budget – but what does it mean?

# homeowners - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages

Dec 7th 2011, 4:02 PM 3,344 Views 27 Comments

The move comes one day after Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced a range of measures in the Budget encouraging people to buy homes.

# homeowners - Monday 21 November, 2011

Mortgage holders to unite in fight for reform
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders to unite in fight for reform

Nov 21st 2011, 9:45 AM 1,976 Views 30 Comments

New Beginning is spearheading an intiative to bring together groups and individuals concerned about mortgage defaulting in Ireland – with a spokesperson saying it will bring power in numbers.

# homeowners - Friday 18 November, 2011

More than 100,000 households now in mortgage difficulties
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

More than 100,000 households now in mortgage difficulties

Nov 18th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,640 Views 31 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank show the number of mortgages in arrears has risen significantly.

# homeowners - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

AIB will not pass ECB interest rate cut to customers
# AIB
# AIB

AIB will not pass ECB interest rate cut to customers

Nov 9th 2011, 5:13 PM 1,198 Views 61 Comments

The bank says it hasn’t passed on the ECB’s past two rate increases to customers and, similarly, would not be passing on the recent cut.

# homeowners - Monday 24 October, 2011

Column: I’ve got two young children, and I could soon lose my house
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I’ve got two young children, and I could soon lose my house

Oct 24th 2011, 7:30 AM 192 Views 78 Comments

James McKay told TheJournal.ie how he cannot meet his mortgage payments because his bank is not cooperating.

# homeowners - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Noonan: Mortgage measures will help families 'break shackles' of debt
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Noonan: Mortgage measures will help families 'break shackles' of debt

Oct 18th 2011, 9:28 PM 872 Views 30 Comments

The finance minister has defended proposals in the government’s Keane report on mortgage debt.

# homeowners - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

'Designed to protect the banks': Mortgage group slates debt relief report
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

'Designed to protect the banks': Mortgage group slates debt relief report

Oct 12th 2011, 9:09 PM 853 Views 15 Comments

The government’s much-touted plan for homeowners “gives no solutions”, according to David Hall of New Beginning.

Report rules out blanket debt forgiveness on mortgages
# Debt Forgiveness
# Debt Forgiveness

Report rules out blanket debt forgiveness on mortgages

Oct 12th 2011, 1:28 PM 1,287 Views 46 Comments

Under proposals contained in the report, struggling homeowners would give up their houses but be allowed to rent them back from State bodies or local authorities.

# homeowners - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Mortgage relief as ECB expected to avoid hiking interest rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage relief as ECB expected to avoid hiking interest rates

Sep 8th 2011, 10:49 AM 325 Views 7 Comments

European Central Bank officials will meet in Frankfurt today to make a decision that will affect Irish homeowners.

# homeowners - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Column: Families are being failed by our mortgage system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Families are being failed by our mortgage system

Sep 1st 2011, 7:31 PM 31 Views 23 Comments

With 60 people a day begging for help with their debts, we must take action now, writes David Hall of New Beginning.

# homeowners - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Are Labour ministers split over mortgage debt relief for homeowners?
# Mortgage Relief
# Mortgage Relief

Are Labour ministers split over mortgage debt relief for homeowners?

Aug 25th 2011, 7:37 AM 795 Views 29 Comments

The party denies it but that appears to be at odds with the differing lines ministers gave on the much talked about issue yesterday.

# homeowners - Friday 19 August, 2011

EBS to raise mortgage rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

EBS to raise mortgage rates

Aug 19th 2011, 5:42 PM 346 Views 12 Comments

EBS is to hike its variable mortgage rate from October.

# homeowners - Monday 11 July, 2011

Couple's €200k mortgage write-off 'wasn't unusual' - insider
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Couple's €200k mortgage write-off 'wasn't unusual' - insider

Jul 11th 2011, 4:45 PM 1,498 Views 5 Comments

Irish mortgage lenders are secretly agreeing huge reductions when borrowers cannot repay, an industry source tells TheJournal.ie.

# homeowners - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Mortgage holders facing rate hike beyond ECB rise
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders facing rate hike beyond ECB rise

Jul 3rd 2011, 3:39 PM 734 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, thousands of mortgage holders in arrears are being refunded charges incorrectly applied to their accounts, according to the Central Bank.

# homeowners - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Jump in Irish mortgage arrears - Moody's
# Arrears
# Arrears

Jump in Irish mortgage arrears - Moody's

Jun 15th 2011, 8:16 PM 244 Views 1 Comment

Some 60,000 homeowners are now three or more months behind on their repayments.

# homeowners - Friday 8 April, 2011

Government asked to respond to the "mortgage arrears crisis"
# Homeowners
# Homeowners

Government asked to respond to the "mortgage arrears crisis"

Apr 8th 2011, 12:36 PM 664 Views 2 Comments

Worries for 80,000 homeowners after yesterday’s interest rate increase by the European Central Bank.

# homeowners - Thursday 7 April, 2011

What will the ECB's interest rate hike mean for your mortgage?
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

What will the ECB's interest rate hike mean for your mortgage?

Apr 7th 2011, 8:45 PM 2,623 Views 0 Comments

Our at-a-glance guide will tell you how much the ECB’s 0.25 per cent rate increase will add to your monthly repayment.

# homeowners - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

# homeowners - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 1st 2011, 8:54 AM 1,619 Views 12 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?

# homeowners - Thursday 29 July, 2010

House prices down 35% from peak
# Property
# Property

House prices down 35% from peak

Jul 29th 2010, 11:31 AM 343 Views 0 Comments

But could this be the end of the decline?