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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Mortgages

All time
# border shopping
People living in the south but working in Northern Ireland CAN still get a mortgage after all
Some confusion had reigned regarding the new European Mortgage Credit Directive as to whether those paid in foreign currencies can apply for mortgages here.
# Banking
6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland
*Well, almost always.
# so many weddings
20 Things Nobody Ever Told You About Your 30s
How are those bunions?
# wake up call
Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide
A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.
# negative waves
Almost 100,000 Irish homes are still in negative equity...
But at the rate property prices are increasing that won’t be the case for long says the ESRI…
# sponsored by kbc
Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage
We’ve got you covered.
# Explosion
Home repossessions have gone through the roof in Ireland in the last year
Repossessions of residential properties in Ireland for the first nine months of 2015 were up a whopping 80% from all of 2014 put together.
# sponsored by kbc
7 indispensable tips for first time buyers
Here’s all the best advice you need.
# sponsored by Consumer Help
Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage
It’s worth taking a look…
# sponsored by kbc
6 things no one tells you about buying a house
Prepare yourself.
# sponsored by ebs
QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?
Is it reaching desperate levels yet?
# cashback
This bank is going to offer you cash for your mortgage
Permanent TSB is to become the second Irish bank to offer cash back on home loans.
# Like a wrecking ball
Dublin house prices are being hit and hit again by the new mortgage rules
Looks like the plan is working.
# lads will ye stop
The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today
# Permanent TSB
'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”.
# Mortgages
Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself
Jeremy Masding faced a grilling yesterday.
# Mortgages
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.
# in arrears
'We are truly sorry': PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes
The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.
# home thruths
The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates
Lenders have been accused of “changing the goal posts against the consumer” on variable mortgages.
# Pack your bags
If you've moved back in with your folks to save money you're certainly not alone
More than a quarter of 25-34 year-olds have done so.
# the right direction
The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages
The bank has made cuts to its fixed-rate mortgages.
# only way is up
After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again
2015 is following the exact same pattern as 2014.
# The Boss
Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else...
“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.
# Veto
Big plan to help mortgage holders 'won't have the banks quaking in their boots'
The government has announced a raft of new measures to help people struggling to pay their mortgages.
# We all partied
Bank of Ireland CEO: 'We can repay people financially, but not morally'
Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.
# Social Housing
Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly
The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.
Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?
The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.
# Chaching
AIB is cutting its mortgage rates again
It’s the second cut in six months.
# Ventriloquist Dummy
Dáil suspended after another MASSIVE row
Those are five minutes we’ll never get back.
# smooth talker
'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates
David Duffy was in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, although it didn’t seem like too much of an ordeal for him…
# Your Say
Poll: Should the government bail out mortgage holders who are in arrears?
A plan has been submitted to the Department of Finance, but opinion is split.
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.
# shots fired
Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil 'arsonists')
Proposals to reduce the term of bankruptcy from three years to one are being considered with new measures to be announced in April.
# Debt
Courts 'cannot cope' with amount of home repossessions
‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.
# going going gone
Buying a home? You're facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords
Savills say the new mortgage rules will mean even more investors.
# Mortgages
300,000 people who owe €2.5 billion have asked for help
MABS has been busy.
# uncertainty
The price of a 3-bed semi has dropped by €20k in one area of Dublin
The market slowed in the Dublin area in the last quarter of 2014, amid uncertainty over new Central Bank lending rules.
# Mortgages
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.
# race to the bottom
Ulster Bank is cutting its mortgage rates
This follows moves by First Permanent TSB and Bank of Ireland.