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#Lending

# lending - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Drop of nearly 10% in mortgage approvals in March compared to 2019
# Lending
# Lending

Drop of nearly 10% in mortgage approvals in March compared to 2019

May 6th 2020, 8:18 AM 16,874 Views 18 Comments

The figures offer an early indication of the impact of Covid-19 on lending.

# lending - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market

Feb 13th 2020, 4:12 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

‘I think we’re only scratching the surface’ – Niall Dorrian has big plans to build Linked Finance.

# lending - Monday 2 July, 2018

The asking price for a typical three bed semi-detached in Dublin is now at €310,000
# Slowing Down
# Slowing Down

The asking price for a typical three bed semi-detached in Dublin is now at €310,000

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:50 AM 29,916 Views 45 Comments

The report looks at house prices over the year up until the end of Q2 of this of this year.

# lending - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Tracker mortgage scandal: Overcharging total expected to reach €700 million
# Lending
# Lending

Tracker mortgage scandal: Overcharging total expected to reach €700 million

Mar 8th 2018, 2:34 PM 10,691 Views 78 Comments

Padraig Kissane said he believes a further 5,000 cases not yet included in the investigation are impacted.

# lending - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home
# Mortgage To Rent
# Mortgage To Rent

'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home

Nov 29th 2017, 12:02 AM 35,273 Views 0 Comments

Karl O’Doherty had been advised by the Master of the High Court to write to Leo Varadkar.

# lending - Friday 27 January, 2017

Mortgage approval rates have shot up by nearly 30% in a year
# Lending
# Lending

Mortgage approval rates have shot up by nearly 30% in a year

Jan 27th 2017, 2:10 PM 12,498 Views 48 Comments

New figures show a 28% increase in mortgage approvals since last year.

# lending - Monday 7 November, 2016

Australian-owned lender upping its presence in Ireland's mortgage market
# Pepper Ireland
# Pepper Ireland

Australian-owned lender upping its presence in Ireland's mortgage market

Nov 7th 2016, 1:00 PM 16,034 Views 18 Comments

Pepper Money is the latest firm to offer loans direct to customers in an increasingly competitive market.

# lending - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Ireland's investment fund is going to spend €500 million building 11,000 houses
# Build Em Up
# Build Em Up

Ireland's investment fund is going to spend €500 million building 11,000 houses

Jul 29th 2015, 7:55 AM 17,408 Views 18 Comments

It will create 1,900 jobs a year.

# lending - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Could credit unions be on the way out? They're said to be under 'sustained attack'
# Shadow Of Its Former Self
# Shadow Of Its Former Self

Could credit unions be on the way out? They're said to be under 'sustained attack'

Jun 23rd 2015, 2:49 PM 25,169 Views 25 Comments

Fianna Fáil thinks the sector is burdened by “excessive regulation and bureaucracy”.

# lending - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

House buyers warned not to be taken in by 'glitzy' offers
# Not All That Glitters...
# Not All That Glitters...

House buyers warned not to be taken in by 'glitzy' offers

Jun 9th 2015, 10:09 AM 14,016 Views 24 Comments

The Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors is saying that individuals should look for longer term benefits.

# lending - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again
# Only Way Is Up
# Only Way Is Up

After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again

May 27th 2015, 2:24 PM 19,768 Views 22 Comments

2015 is following the exact same pattern as 2014.

# lending - Monday 16 February, 2015

300,000 people who owe €2.5 billion have asked for help
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

300,000 people who owe €2.5 billion have asked for help

Feb 16th 2015, 5:15 PM 13,588 Views 23 Comments

MABS has been busy.

# lending - Monday 9 February, 2015

The price of a 3-bed semi has dropped by €20k in one area of Dublin
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

The price of a 3-bed semi has dropped by €20k in one area of Dublin

Feb 9th 2015, 9:34 AM 29,515 Views 23 Comments

The market slowed in the Dublin area in the last quarter of 2014, amid uncertainty over new Central Bank lending rules.

# lending - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

Feb 5th 2015, 7:34 AM 33,597 Views 239 Comments

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# lending - Monday 5 January, 2015

What's the best credit rating score and how do you find out yours?
# Lending
# Lending

What's the best credit rating score and how do you find out yours?

Jan 5th 2015, 6:45 AM 72,660 Views 24 Comments

These are some of the most common questions house buyers ask.

# lending - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Irish people repaid €335m more than we borrowed last month
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Irish people repaid €335m more than we borrowed last month

Dec 31st 2014, 2:44 PM 9,645 Views 15 Comments

We all partied, eh?

# lending - Monday 22 December, 2014

Why are there no payday loans companies in Ireland?
# Predatory Lending
# Predatory Lending

Why are there no payday loans companies in Ireland?

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 31,650 Views 72 Comments

If you want a 5,800% APR loan, your luck is out.

# lending - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Credit union 'lent €3.1 million for five years with no interest or payments'
# Pay Me Later
# Pay Me Later

Credit union 'lent €3.1 million for five years with no interest or payments'

Dec 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 16,130 Views 11 Comments

Killorglin Credit Union has been transferred to Tralee Credit Union.

# lending - Monday 10 November, 2014

AIB is giving out more mortgages and fewer people are in arrears
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

AIB is giving out more mortgages and fewer people are in arrears

Nov 10th 2014, 8:53 AM 5,701 Views 10 Comments

The bank says it is “profitable” this year.

# lending - Monday 20 October, 2014

About 138 SMEs a day are asking Bank of Ireland for loans
# Deal
# Deal

About 138 SMEs a day are asking Bank of Ireland for loans

Oct 20th 2014, 10:41 AM 6,207 Views 33 Comments

And they say they are approving 87% of them.

'Panic buying' is gone from the property market say estate agents
# No Panic
# No Panic

'Panic buying' is gone from the property market say estate agents

Oct 20th 2014, 8:49 AM 14,409 Views 19 Comments

The Real Estate Alliance say that prices are rising but homebuyers aren’t feeling pressured.

# lending - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank's tough new lending rules are 'simply unfair'
# Property Bubble
# Property Bubble

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank's tough new lending rules are 'simply unfair'

Oct 8th 2014, 1:38 PM 15,654 Views 136 Comments

Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…

# lending - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Buying a house? Here's what you need to be earning under the new rules
# Mortgage Your Future
# Mortgage Your Future

Buying a house? Here's what you need to be earning under the new rules

Oct 7th 2014, 10:59 PM 201,103 Views 255 Comments

The Central Bank has revealed some new guidelines to banks. Here’s how they might affect you.

# lending - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 4th 2014, 3:12 PM 28,646 Views 58 Comments

But you should take advantage while you can, OK?

# lending - Friday 29 August, 2014

Irish aversion to debt is "most disappointing" aspect of recovery
# Borrower Nor A Lender
# Borrower Nor A Lender

Irish aversion to debt is "most disappointing" aspect of recovery

Aug 29th 2014, 3:36 PM 17,681 Views 38 Comments

Loan repayments were €437 million higher than new lending last month.

# lending - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Irish small businesses are getting hungrier for credit
# Lending
# Lending

Irish small businesses are getting hungrier for credit

Aug 19th 2014, 10:53 AM 4,512 Views 6 Comments

ISME warned that the extra demand must be met by new lending.

# lending - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Nearly 60% of Credit Unions are subject to lending restrictions
# Lending Terms And Conditions
# Lending Terms And Conditions

Nearly 60% of Credit Unions are subject to lending restrictions

Aug 5th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,585 Views 8 Comments

The restrictions are designed to limit the amount of a single loan.

# lending - Friday 11 July, 2014

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016
# Statement Of Priorities
# Statement Of Priorities

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

Jul 11th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,015 Views 31 Comments

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

# lending - Monday 30 June, 2014

Lending to small businesses is up for the first time in 18 months
# Debt Drawdown
# Debt Drawdown

Lending to small businesses is up for the first time in 18 months

Jun 30th 2014, 2:23 PM 3,694 Views 3 Comments

Non financial corporations are pulling down more cash, but households are still borrowing less.

# lending - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

The funding 'hunger march': over half of companies refused bank credit
# SMEs
# SMEs

The funding 'hunger march': over half of companies refused bank credit

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:14 AM 4,594 Views 15 Comments

Banks are ‘sugar-coating’ the acceptance figures, while the Government watches on, ISME said.

# lending - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Damien Kiberd: This government's housing policy will - literally - put people on the streets
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: This government's housing policy will - literally - put people on the streets

May 18th 2014, 8:15 AM 108 Views 57 Comments

Willful ignorance or not, the crude approach is going to end in misery. Again.

# lending - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Legalising cannabis, tackling reckless lending and bad roads
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Legalising cannabis, tackling reckless lending and bad roads

May 7th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,668 Views 36 Comments

…and that’s just in one committee meeting. Here’s everything happening in Leinster House today.

# lending - Friday 2 May, 2014

Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank

May 2nd 2014, 6:00 PM 12,096 Views 23 Comments

Credit unions Registrar Sharon Donnery made the warning in a report sent to credit unions yesterday.

# lending - Friday 25 April, 2014

Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland
# Improvement
# Improvement

Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland

Apr 25th 2014, 11:33 AM 7,683 Views 133 Comments

BoI says it is trading normally as shareholders meet in Dublin.

# lending - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland's creditless recovery is here to stay
# Credit Crunch
# Credit Crunch

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

Apr 24th 2014, 11:50 AM 8,916 Views 19 Comments

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

# lending - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Anglo jury continue deliberations on charges against Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan today
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo jury continue deliberations on charges against Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan today

Apr 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,832 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday, former CEO and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick was found not guilty on all charges.

# lending - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Anglo jury to begin deliberations for a fourth day
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo jury to begin deliberations for a fourth day

Apr 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,351 Views 0 Comments

In total, the jury have been deliberating for eleven hours.

# lending - Friday 11 April, 2014

Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year
# Onwards And Upwards
# Onwards And Upwards

Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year

Apr 11th 2014, 10:12 AM 10,872 Views 106 Comments

Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.

# lending - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

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

Apr 10th 2014, 3:57 PM 6,911 Views 14 Comments

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

# lending - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Growth sector: AIB unveils €500m farm fund
# Moolah
# Moolah

Growth sector: AIB unveils €500m farm fund

Apr 8th 2014, 12:20 PM 5,218 Views 17 Comments

Growth predicted for dairy sector in particular once quotas are removed.

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