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# Mortgages

Last week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
The problem with affordable housing in Ireland - no one agrees how much it should cost
This month
June 2024
European Central Bank cuts interest rates as banks confirm reductions for tracker mortgages
This year
Customer service 'not yet where it needs to be' for borrowers facing early arrears on mortgages
Financial analyst: House affordability should be the government's focus, not just house prices
Mark Coan
Mortgage drawdowns for first-time buyers hit highest level since 2007's Celtic Tiger peak
Homeowners warned more mortgage rate rises are likely to be on the way
Mortgage brokers have urged homeowners to consider switching to save money.
The ECB is likely to cut rates in 2024, but will this help Irish mortagage holders?
Last year
Increased housing supply expected next year but construction costs continue to rise
Early signs of repayment challenges for vulnerable mortgage holders, the Central Bank says
The average age for first-time buyer mortgages reaches 35
Start Mortgages set to quit the Irish market and transfer loan servicing to Mars Capital
People who rent are now paying over €3,500 more per annum than mortgage holders
Opinion: Budget 2024 mortgage tax relief - is it too little, too late?
Mark Coan
Minister calls on Pepper to be 'absolutely clear' with customers about new fixed mortgage interest rate
Michael McGrath expects move by Irish banks to boost deposit rates
AIB apologises for letters to mortgage holders raising repayments
'I wonder have I failed my family': Readers describe their struggles with mortgage repayments
Are you struggling because of increased mortgage interest rates?
Sinn Féin say mortgage interest relief for homeowners ‘can’t wait until Budget’
Permanent TSB increases rates on some of its fixed rate mortgages
Are UK mortgage affordability struggles a sign of things to come in Ireland?
Irish households generally don't spend more income on housing compared to elsewhere in Europe
Irish mortgage rates rise above eurozone average with further increases likely
Now versus the 1980s: How interest rates impact household budgets
'My mortgage has gone up by €330 a month this year alone. Where will it end?'
Analysis: 'A number of variable mortgage holders are now looking vulnerable to rate hikes'
Mark Coan
Analysis: Government and the Central Bank can take steps to free the 60,000 mortgage prisoners
Mark Coan
McGrath welcomes ruling ordering Pepper Finance to lower mortgage rate for borrower in insolvency
Financial advisor: Another ECB hike has been imposed - what should mortgage holders do?
Kieran McAuliffe
Start of 2023 ushers in mortgage slowdown as drawdowns slide by a third
Bank of Ireland apologises over error in transferring over around 35,000 KBC mortgages
Homeowners with €6,000 owed on mortgage given repossession orders, committee told
Financial expert: 'Never give up your tracker' may not be the best advice anymore
Mark Coan
Ulster Bank increases fixed mortgage rates for second time in four months
Government-backed mortgage offers are set to get bigger from March
Ireland had the highest number of mortgage drawdowns last year since 2008
Bank of Ireland increasing fixed mortgage rates again
Value of mortgages increase by 16.8% in 12 months: banking lobby report
All time
Tánaiste says there are no current plans to reintroduce mortgage interest relief
Permanent TSB becomes latest bank to raise interest on fixed rate mortgages