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# Mortgage

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Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit
New research shows first-time buyers will rely on a family contribution for a deposit.
Mortgage caps are going nowhere, Central Bank deputy says
House hunters currently have to come up with 20% of a house’s value as a deposit (or 10% for first-time buyers).
Families one step closer to paying less on their mortgages
A bill passed tonight could result in 300,000 families seeing their mortgage repayments fall.
6 thoughts everyone has when they're looking for a home
So many feels.
Could you be saving money on your mortgage?
It’s more likely than you think – here’s how.
'We have two young kids, €320 a month is a massive amount to be overcharged by'
A mortgage customer says the compensation he’s been offered is “simply not good enough”.
Permanent TSB boss: 'I'm sorry, but we inherited these problems'
Jeremy Masding said the bank’s problems stem to before he took the reins.
'She was inspirational" - a Kerry woman whose life assurance lapsed over arrears of €244 has died
Jackie Crowe came to national notice last year in a TV3 documentary ‘Jackie’s Story: My Life, My Legacy’.
The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist...
And it doesn’t sound like it’s good news for the bank. A High Court judge has given Leeds Building Society until 28 July to prove they are ‘genuinely interested’ in a resolution.
House buyers warned not to be taken in by 'glitzy' offers
The Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors is saying that individuals should look for longer term benefits.
The Central Bank's new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way
Year on year growth in mortgage lending has slowed to 12%, its lowest in two years.
What happens to you if your landlord doesn't pay their mortgage?
Things can get tricky if your property falls into the hands of the bank.
It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases
Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.
There's some 'good news' for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears
Those who qualify for social housing can sell their homes and not be pursued for the outstanding debt.
Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates "very badly"
The Health Minister made the comment today.
Pay thy neighbour's mortgage? No thanks
If county councils pay the difference between what people owe on their mortgages and what they can afford to pay the taxpayer foots the bill, writes Aaron McKenna.
Can't pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you...
Whatever action the government takes on Ireland’s housing debt crisis will be the ‘biggest political decision since Irish Water’ according to a householders’ group.
Why is speculation on residential homes allowed?
It’s time to face up to the mortgage arrears crisis.
Irish sub-prime mortgage arrears are going through the roof
Loans from so-called sub-prime lenders are four times more likely to be in arrears than those from the mainstream banks
Repossession order over €1.4m struck out, but unlikely to impact majority of cases
The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the case was a unique and unusal one.
Buying or renting? Which should you be doing?’s latest report has the figures you need.
TSB customers may be about to get a nice windfall after lender withdraws court bid
Thousands of customers could be affected, following PTSB’s decision to drop a Supreme Court appeal against complaints by mortgage-holders.
Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone
CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.
First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k
New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.
Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?
Are you a lifelong renter or do you want the property ladder?
Thinking of moving your mortgage? 'Make sure it benefits you more than the bank'
However, it could work in your favour.
Son pays off parents' mortgage as a Christmas surprise
Tears here.
'An air of panic is setting in to the property market'
New figures show a spike in the number of mortgage approvals.
Opinion: Despite talk of an improving economy, worrying mortgage arrears on family homes persist
Will the State will put the interests of its people above commercial and provide us with strong consumer protection standards?
David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before
The mortgage debt advocate has slammed the planned mortgage-to-rent scheme.
Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case
A business man, members of his family and his solicitor were all involved in the scam.
Almost 400 AIB repossessions stopped in last year
The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the scheme these agreements were made through will be expanded to run another 12 months, due to its success in the last year.
Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!
*Except tracker mortgage holders.
Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market
The rented sector as we traditionally know it is not keeping pace in terms of quantity or quality.
Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?
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.
Estate agents to Government: Don't 'reinflate the housing bubble'
Savills say that the mortgage guarantee scheme could do just that.
Learning the lingo - how to talk the talk when buying your first house
EA? BER? WTF? We’re here to explain it all.
There has been a drop in the number of cash buyers snapping up properties
A new housing report found that 97% of property professionals believe house prices in Dublin will increase further in the next 12 months.
Peter Hanson sinks hole-in-one, pays woman's mortgage for a year
The Swedish golfer’s first ever hole-in-one came with an added bonus for Arline Deacon.
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.