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#Mortgage Debt

# mortgage-debt - Monday 19 February, 2018

'We've paid back €90,000 on a €30,000 loan but we're still battling to keep our home'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We've paid back €90,000 on a €30,000 loan but we're still battling to keep our home'

Feb 19th 2018, 6:30 AM 239,068 Views 201 Comments

‘Irish courts are not fully applying EU requirements that have become our lifeline.’

# mortgage-debt - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?
# Property
# Property

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?

Sep 28th 2014, 7:30 PM 72 Views 38 Comments

In many areas property is simply unaffordable, again – yet our political class seems to regard the ‘recovery’ in property prices as only a good thing.

# mortgage-debt - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Stop paying your mortgage. Don't leave your home - new advice from the IMHO
# Hardball
# Hardball

Stop paying your mortgage. Don't leave your home - new advice from the IMHO

Jun 17th 2014, 5:45 AM 32,846 Views 174 Comments

The IMHO is playing hardball, and will today launch a controversial ‘no surrender’ policy on debt solutions.

# mortgage-debt - Monday 9 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 9th 2014, 1:12 PM 5,849 Views 16 Comments

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

# mortgage-debt - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 4th 2014, 1:39 PM 16,373 Views 116 Comments

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

# mortgage-debt - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Shatter welcomes AIB comments on mortgage write-offs
# Debt
# Debt

Shatter welcomes AIB comments on mortgage write-offs

Dec 8th 2012, 3:22 PM 12,343 Views 85 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that the personal insolvency bill will be enacted through both Oireachtas houses by 20 December and will become operative next year.

# mortgage-debt - Friday 7 December, 2012

Column: Four years of crisis, and still no clear deal on mortgage debt
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Four years of crisis, and still no clear deal on mortgage debt

Dec 7th 2012, 9:00 PM 24 Views 94 Comments

The failings of Government to take simple steps to help mortgage holders has caused further damage – and the Insolvency Bill is by no means our saviour, writes David Hall.

# mortgage-debt - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

In pics: Tom McFeely's house... yours for just €3m
# Tom McFeely
# Tom McFeely

In pics: Tom McFeely's house... yours for just €3m

Nov 20th 2012, 11:55 AM 28,175 Views 28 Comments

What bankrupt developer of faulty apartments used to live in a mansion like this?

# mortgage-debt - Thursday 20 September, 2012

One in 5 mortgages will default by 2013
# Mortgage Arrears
# 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”.

# mortgage-debt - Friday 29 June, 2012

Shatter publishes long-awaited plans to reform insolvency law
# Insolvency
# 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-debt - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Falling German inflation could mean ECB cut for mortgage holders
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Falling German inflation could mean ECB cut for mortgage holders

Jun 27th 2012, 2:53 PM 3,748 Views 8 Comments

New data shows German inflation at its lowest for 18 months – meaning less pressure on the ECB to keep rates up.

# mortgage-debt - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Column: The mortgage crisis is stoked by mistrust. Here’s how we might fix it.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The mortgage crisis is stoked by mistrust. Here’s how we might fix it.

May 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 46 Views 30 Comments

Aggressive banks are making mortgage resolution impossible, writes David Hall of New Beginning – and suggests a way to restore trust between lenders and borrowers.

# mortgage-debt - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Meet the 12-year-old boy who saved his granny from losing her house...
# Boy Wonder
From The Daily Edge
# Boy Wonder

Meet the 12-year-old boy who saved his granny from losing her house...

Feb 8th 2012, 10:03 PM 17,579 Views 37 Comments

Janice Sparhawk, 72, had fallen behind on her mortgage. So her grandson Noah sprang into action.

# mortgage-debt - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

First mortgage-to-rent scheme for homeowners piloted
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

First mortgage-to-rent scheme for homeowners piloted

Feb 7th 2012, 6:59 PM 7,834 Views 54 Comments

Mortgage holders will give up their properties and become tenants under the programme designed to help people in debt.

# mortgage-debt - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Government's new debt regime may allow mortgage debt to be written off
# Mortgages
# 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-debt - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Permanent TSB charging "subprime" and "usury" variable rate - O Cuiv
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

Permanent TSB charging "subprime" and "usury" variable rate - O Cuiv

Jan 19th 2012, 1:04 PM 3,232 Views 9 Comments

State-owned financial institution should be forced to reduce its “punitive” mortgage rate, Dáil hears.

# mortgage-debt - 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 1,636 Views 31 Comments

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

# mortgage-debt - 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 188 Views 78 Comments

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

# mortgage-debt - 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 866 Views 30 Comments

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

# mortgage-debt - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Keane report has consequences for borrowers – but not for banks

Oct 17th 2011, 8:00 PM 52 Views 41 Comments

The Keane Report, independent TD Stephen Donnelly notes, cites “inappropriate mortgage-holder behaviour”. It does not mention “inappropriate banker behaviour”.

# mortgage-debt - Friday 14 October, 2011

# mortgage-debt - 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 845 Views 15 Comments

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

# mortgage-debt - Monday 10 October, 2011

Column: Why should bankers have the right to judge us?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why should bankers have the right to judge us?

Oct 10th 2011, 8:32 PM 14 Views 25 Comments

People behind on mortgage payments face humiliating personal interrogation from their bankers. We need a new independent solution, writes David Hall of New Beginning.

# mortgage-debt - Sunday 2 October, 2011

# mortgage-debt - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Mortgage defaults 'could cost banks up to €10bn' - FF
# Mortgages
# 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-debt - Friday 2 September, 2011

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

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

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:38 AM 470 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-debt - 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 21 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.

Michael Noonan: "No magic bullet" for mortgage debt relief
# Finance
# Finance

Michael Noonan: "No magic bullet" for mortgage debt relief

Sep 1st 2011, 10:47 AM 743 Views 11 Comments

Finance Minister lays out the challenging state of the economy at Oireachtas Finance Committee – but says public finances “remain on track”.

# mortgage-debt - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

10 things you should know about Ireland’s mortgage debt and arrears
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

10 things you should know about Ireland’s mortgage debt and arrears

Aug 31st 2011, 7:40 AM 5,104 Views 36 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons sifts through the myths and figures being thrown about in the debate about whether there should be mortgage debt forgiveness.

# mortgage-debt - 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 788 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.

# mortgage-debt - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Poll: Do you think struggling households should get mortgage debt relief?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think struggling households should get mortgage debt relief?

Aug 21st 2011, 3:03 PM 3,418 Views 73 Comments

The campaign to have debt forgiveness introduced for those unable to meet their home loan payments is gathering voice. Do you think there should be such a scheme?

Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need
# Mortgage Debt
# Mortgage Debt

Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need

Aug 21st 2011, 12:06 PM 1,026 Views 23 Comments

Chorus of calls for Government to organise a mortgage debt relief scheme for worst-off householders builds to crescendo – and now a government junior minister is backing it…

# mortgage-debt - Monday 11 July, 2011

# mortgage-debt - Friday 20 May, 2011

Nearly 50,000 residential mortgages in arrears of three months or more
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Nearly 50,000 residential mortgages in arrears of three months or more

May 20th 2011, 11:46 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

However, the Central Bank says new measures to make mortgage lenders help customers make more manageable arrangements for repayments are in force.

# mortgage-debt - Thursday 11 November, 2010