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# mortgages - Thursday 5 January, 2017

More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme

Jan 5th 2017, 1:55 PM 14,258 Views 25 Comments

The Help-To-Buy scheme opened for applications on Tuesday.

# mortgages - Saturday 31 December, 2016

5 trends coming down the tracks in the 2017 property market
# Preview 2017
# Preview 2017

5 trends coming down the tracks in the 2017 property market

Dec 31st 2016, 11:00 AM 58,398 Views 46 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons gives us his take on what to expect.

# mortgages - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Are you bullied by the banks?': Watch Central Bank governor get grilled on tracker scandal
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

'Are you bullied by the banks?': Watch Central Bank governor get grilled on tracker scandal

Dec 20th 2016, 3:03 PM 13,573 Views 39 Comments

Philip Lane was being questioned over how many people have been overcharged on their mortgages.

# mortgages - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Fianna Fáil calls for punitive action after 10,000 customers 'wrongly denied' tracker mortgages
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

Fianna Fáil calls for punitive action after 10,000 customers 'wrongly denied' tracker mortgages

Dec 17th 2016, 12:15 PM 8,567 Views 74 Comments

Reports suggest the final bill for the banks and other lenders could run to over €1 billion.

# mortgages - Monday 5 December, 2016

Double mortgage payments taken from some Permanent TSB customers
# It Error
# It Error

Double mortgage payments taken from some Permanent TSB customers

Dec 5th 2016, 7:28 PM 19,440 Views 31 Comments

It’s understood that around 300 customers were affected.

# mortgages - Friday 2 December, 2016

Twink told a newspaper her debt-ridden home was for sale, but barristers couldn't find it listed
# Arrears
# Arrears

Twink told a newspaper her debt-ridden home was for sale, but barristers couldn't find it listed

Dec 2nd 2016, 2:29 PM 31,766 Views 0 Comments

The bank claims it it is owed about €250,000.

# mortgages - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Permanent TSB company fined €4.5 million for "serious failings" dealing with tracker mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Permanent TSB company fined €4.5 million for "serious failings" dealing with tracker mortgages

Nov 29th 2016, 6:14 AM 9,643 Views 7 Comments

222 tracker mortgage customers were affected.

# mortgages - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Smaller deposits and help-to-buy scheme won't 'over-egg' property market - Governor
# House Prices
# House Prices

Smaller deposits and help-to-buy scheme won't 'over-egg' property market - Governor

Nov 24th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,308 Views 30 Comments

The Central Bank says that the market ‘isn’t at risk of overheating’.

# mortgages - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,413 Views 42 Comments

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

The Central Bank Governor on why deposit limits are 'not targets but ceilings'
# Getting A Deposit Together
# Getting A Deposit Together

The Central Bank Governor on why deposit limits are 'not targets but ceilings'

Nov 23rd 2016, 2:47 PM 158 Views 13 Comments

Governor Philip Lane explains why the Central Bank wants to make things easier for first-time buyers.

First time buyers no longer need 20% deposit on properties
# Loan To Value
# Loan To Value

First time buyers no longer need 20% deposit on properties

Nov 23rd 2016, 1:45 PM 59,577 Views 92 Comments

Those mortgage rules have been reviewed.

# mortgages - Monday 14 November, 2016

Buying your first home: Tips to keep you sane through the process
# The Checklist
# The Checklist

Buying your first home: Tips to keep you sane through the process

Nov 14th 2016, 11:00 AM 22,515 Views 29 Comments

This checklist will save you a lot of hassle and stress.

# mortgages - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Courts service conducting house repossession hearings in secret 'to avoid protests'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Courts service conducting house repossession hearings in secret 'to avoid protests'

Nov 9th 2016, 1:24 PM 15,582 Views 75 Comments

The Courts Service in Limerick has instigated the procedure to try and stem the tide of large-scale protests at the courts.

# mortgages - 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 16,019 Views 18 Comments

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

# mortgages - Monday 24 October, 2016

Central Bank outlines exactly what its problems are with the First Time Buyer scheme
# Tax Rebate
# Tax Rebate

Central Bank outlines exactly what its problems are with the First Time Buyer scheme

Oct 24th 2016, 10:08 PM 21,150 Views 21 Comments

Governor Philip Lane has today outlined his concerns to a number of TDs.

# mortgages - Friday 14 October, 2016

Twink battles home repossession as court hears she made no mortgage payments in five years
# Court Battle
# Court Battle

Twink battles home repossession as court hears she made no mortgage payments in five years

Oct 14th 2016, 12:05 PM 49,987 Views 0 Comments

The bank claims it is owed €250,000 including €18,000 arrears.

# mortgages - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Ulster Bank customers report mortgage direct debit problems
# Direct Debit
# Direct Debit

Ulster Bank customers report mortgage direct debit problems

Sep 6th 2016, 4:05 PM 14,797 Views 16 Comments

The bank says it is ‘working to resolve’ the issue.

# mortgages - Monday 25 July, 2016

Six mortgage holders win compensation of up to €25k from PTSB
# High Court
# High Court

Six mortgage holders win compensation of up to €25k from PTSB

Jul 25th 2016, 7:20 PM 22,576 Views 10 Comments

Permanent TSB admitted last year that it wrongly moved customers on tracker loans to more expensive mortgages.

# mortgages - Thursday 14 July, 2016

This week's vital property news: New figures show Ireland's large number of vacant social housing units
# Property News
# Property News

This week's vital property news: New figures show Ireland's large number of vacant social housing units

Jul 14th 2016, 3:43 PM 2,161 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# mortgages - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

FactCheck: Did Michael Noonan tell "bare-faced lies" in the Dáil?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Michael Noonan tell "bare-faced lies" in the Dáil?

May 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 61,687 Views 94 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck steps in to break up a fight between the Minister for Finance and the Opposition.

# mortgages - Sunday 22 May, 2016

People living in the south but working in Northern Ireland CAN still get a mortgage after all
# Border Shopping
# Border Shopping

People living in the south but working in Northern Ireland CAN still get a mortgage after all

May 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 19,902 Views 25 Comments

Some confusion had reigned regarding the new European Mortgage Credit Directive as to whether those paid in foreign currencies can apply for mortgages here.

# mortgages - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland
# Banking
# Banking

6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland

May 11th 2016, 1:05 PM 33,644 Views 32 Comments

*Well, almost always.

# mortgages - Sunday 20 March, 2016

20 Things Nobody Ever Told You About Your 30s
# So Many Weddings
# So Many Weddings

20 Things Nobody Ever Told You About Your 30s

Mar 20th 2016, 4:54 PM 28,328 Views 8 Comments

How are those bunions?

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide
# Wake Up Call
# Wake Up Call

Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide

Mar 20th 2016, 3:47 PM 20,956 Views 74 Comments

A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.

# mortgages - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Almost 100,000 Irish homes are still in negative equity...
# Negative Waves
# Negative Waves

Almost 100,000 Irish homes are still in negative equity...

Mar 16th 2016, 8:34 AM 14,404 Views 28 Comments

But at the rate property prices are increasing that won’t be the case for long says the ESRI…

# mortgages - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage

Feb 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 28,168 Views 23 Comments

We’ve got you covered.

# mortgages - Monday 22 February, 2016

Home repossessions have gone through the roof in Ireland in the last year
# Explosion
# Explosion

Home repossessions have gone through the roof in Ireland in the last year

Feb 22nd 2016, 5:23 PM 22,464 Views 153 Comments

Repossessions of residential properties in Ireland for the first nine months of 2015 were up a whopping 80% from all of 2014 put together.

# mortgages - Friday 12 February, 2016

7 indispensable tips for first time buyers
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

7 indispensable tips for first time buyers

Feb 12th 2016, 1:13 PM 28,546 Views 23 Comments

Here’s all the best advice you need.

# mortgages - Friday 5 February, 2016

Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage
# Sponsored By Consumer Help
# Sponsored By Consumer Help

Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage

Feb 5th 2016, 12:55 PM 33,930 Views 17 Comments

It’s worth taking a look…

# mortgages - Thursday 4 February, 2016

6 things no one tells you about buying a house
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

6 things no one tells you about buying a house

Feb 4th 2016, 3:25 PM 49,263 Views 52 Comments

Prepare yourself.

# mortgages - Friday 8 January, 2016

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?
# Sponsored By Ebs
# Sponsored By Ebs

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?

Jan 8th 2016, 10:16 AM 32,656 Views 14 Comments

Is it reaching desperate levels yet?

This bank is going to offer you cash for your mortgage
# Cashback
# Cashback

This bank is going to offer you cash for your mortgage

Jan 8th 2016, 8:27 AM 28,903 Views 40 Comments

Permanent TSB is to become the second Irish bank to offer cash back on home loans.

# mortgages - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Dublin house prices are being hit and hit again by the new mortgage rules
# Like A Wrecking Ball
# Like A Wrecking Ball

Dublin house prices are being hit and hit again by the new mortgage rules

Dec 23rd 2015, 2:06 PM 30,497 Views 43 Comments

Looks like the plan is working.

# mortgages - Thursday 19 November, 2015

The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today
# Lads Will Ye Stop
# Lads Will Ye Stop

The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today

Nov 19th 2015, 2:41 PM 23,774 Views 68 Comments

Ouch.

# mortgages - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'We have two young kids, €320 a month is a massive amount to be overcharged by'
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

'We have two young kids, €320 a month is a massive amount to be overcharged by'

Aug 5th 2015, 10:45 PM 44,666 Views 104 Comments

A mortgage customer says the compensation he’s been offered is “simply not good enough”.

# mortgages - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself

Jul 29th 2015, 9:29 AM 29,346 Views 38 Comments

Jeremy Masding faced a grilling yesterday.

Permanent TSB boss: 'I'm sorry, but we inherited these problems'
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Permanent TSB boss: 'I'm sorry, but we inherited these problems'

Jul 29th 2015, 8:56 AM 11,441 Views 28 Comments

Jeremy Masding said the bank’s problems stem to before he took the reins.

# mortgages - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

'We are truly sorry': PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes
# In Arrears
# In Arrears

'We are truly sorry': PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes

Jul 28th 2015, 10:35 PM 50,423 Views 85 Comments

The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.