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#Mortgages

# mortgages - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year - report
# Loan Book
# Loan Book

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year - report

Apr 2nd 2014, 2:37 PM 7,079 Views 11 Comments

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.

Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland's new stamp duty offer

Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland's new stamp duty offer

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:50 PM 17,797 Views 8 Comments

The state-backed bank is offering to pay first time buyer’s stamp duty-but should you take the deal?

# mortgages - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

They're back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

Apr 1st 2014, 11:45 AM 5,389 Views 29 Comments

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

# mortgages - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Mar 19th 2014, 11:00 PM 17,802 Views 8 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

# mortgages - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

# mortgages - Friday 7 March, 2014

6 times in life when "yes" is all anyone wants to hear
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# Sponsored By Ulster Bank

6 times in life when "yes" is all anyone wants to hear

Mar 7th 2014, 3:07 PM 57,078 Views 0 Comments

No buts or maybes, now – it has to be “yes”.

# mortgages - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Mar 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,189 Views 1 Comment

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# mortgages - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’
# Consensus
# Consensus

‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’

Mar 4th 2014, 9:00 PM 11,048 Views 22 Comments

Despite Fergus O’Dowd’s criticism of the Fianna Fáil’s bill, the government will not oppose its passage.

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge...everything happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge...everything happening in Leinster House today

Mar 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 2,877 Views 1 Comment

Everything you wanted to know about the Oireachtas today but were too afraid to ask…

# mortgages - Monday 3 March, 2014

"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'
# Profit And Loss
# Profit And Loss

"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:30 AM 6,992 Views 25 Comments

Bank of Ireland has released its results for 2013. Richie Boucher says the institution made “further substantial progress” last year.

# mortgages - Thursday 27 February, 2014

New mortgage deal allows those in negative equity to trade up or down
# PTSB
# PTSB

New mortgage deal allows those in negative equity to trade up or down

Feb 27th 2014, 12:22 PM 14,055 Views 78 Comments

The new initiative will also allow those on trackers to move house without losing their cheaper loans.

# mortgages - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?

Feb 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 61 Views 146 Comments

Incumbent property owners receive special privileges in Ireland – meaning some mortgagors will walk out of this crisis with the same assets they walked into it with, despite not paying for them, writes Karl Deeter.

# mortgages - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble - but not as we know it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble - but not as we know it

Feb 23rd 2014, 8:30 AM 42 Views 68 Comments

A glut of cash buyers, homeowners anchored by negative equity and tracker mortgages – in Dublin, the situation for young people trying to buy is alarming.

# mortgages - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Noonan says 'legal reasons' prevent him intervening in IBRC mortgage sale
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Noonan says 'legal reasons' prevent him intervening in IBRC mortgage sale

Feb 20th 2014, 7:32 PM 7,371 Views 34 Comments

Homeowners who had their loans with IBRC are said to be anxious, but the Finance Minister says he cannot get involved.

# mortgages - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Open thread: How has Ireland's housing crisis affected you?
# We Want To Know
# We Want To Know

Open thread: How has Ireland's housing crisis affected you?

Feb 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,830 Views 106 Comments

Yesterday, four women shared their stories of facing eviction and living with homelessness. We want to hear yours.

# mortgages - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Feb 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,225 Views 9 Comments

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

# mortgages - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured

Feb 13th 2014, 2:07 PM 7,485 Views 87 Comments

Data from the Department of Finance shows that 59,226 mortgages in arrears of 90 days plus have not been restructured, though this is down on 62,643 in September last year.

# mortgages - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Concern from homeowners as 13,000 IBRC mortgages to be sold
# Homeowners
# Homeowners

Concern from homeowners as 13,000 IBRC mortgages to be sold

Feb 11th 2014, 6:27 PM 15,113 Views 46 Comments

Deputy Stephen Donnelly appealed to the Finance Minister to allow families to bid for their own homes at market value.

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders
# Arrears
# Arrears

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders

Feb 11th 2014, 2:24 PM 6,582 Views 7 Comments

The new fund will move people onto the mortgage to rent scheme for those who have unsustainable mortgages.

# mortgages - Monday 3 February, 2014

# mortgages - Thursday 23 January, 2014

€1.9 billion in outstanding debt on sub-prime mortgages in arrears
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

€1.9 billion in outstanding debt on sub-prime mortgages in arrears

Jan 23rd 2014, 8:10 AM 7,245 Views 127 Comments

This amounts to more than half of the overall outstanding debt on these mortgages.

# mortgages - Friday 17 January, 2014

Credit unions critical of Central Bank's "anti-competitive" lending rules
# Loans
# Loans

Credit unions critical of Central Bank's "anti-competitive" lending rules

Jan 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,301 Views 14 Comments

The Central Bank has confirmed that rescheduled mortgages are not subject to the same restrictions as credit union loans.

# mortgages - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions
# Home Buyers
# Home Buyers

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Jan 16th 2014, 5:39 PM 10,282 Views 7 Comments

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# mortgages - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform
# Repossession
# Repossession

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform

Jan 14th 2014, 10:21 PM 5,221 Views 28 Comments

An expert group on repossessions found that case management standards of different lenders varies greatly, “with some operating at sub-optimal level”.

# mortgages - Saturday 11 January, 2014

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Jan 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,379 Views 2 Comments

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

# mortgages - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Almost 50,000 mortgages have now been restructured
# Property Crash
# Property Crash

Almost 50,000 mortgages have now been restructured

Jan 9th 2014, 1:21 PM 9,470 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Finance’s latest figures shows the number of accounts in arrears has fallen since October last year.

# mortgages - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Financial pressures and lack of affordable housing linked to low fertility rates
# Families
# Families

Financial pressures and lack of affordable housing linked to low fertility rates

Dec 18th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,200 Views 54 Comments

A Trinity College symposium suggested that housing finance and pension systems depresses young couples’ ability to form households and as a result has also depressed fertility rates in that country.

# mortgages - Sunday 15 December, 2013

David Hall: Only bankers would benefit from my winning a seat in Europe
# European Elections
# European Elections

David Hall: Only bankers would benefit from my winning a seat in Europe

Dec 15th 2013, 12:10 PM 11,928 Views 37 Comments

The mortgage arrears campaigner said he doesn’t think he could make any difference even if he won a seat in Europe.

# mortgages - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Target set by Central Bank that 75% of mortgage arrears will be dealt with by June
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Target set by Central Bank that 75% of mortgage arrears will be dealt with by June

Dec 5th 2013, 3:20 PM 4,665 Views 58 Comments

The banks have been told by the Central Bank that sustainable solutions should be offered to customers.

# mortgages - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers

Nov 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 17,374 Views 9 Comments

Plus: What percentage unemployment rate does Taoiseach Enda Kenny want to see in 2016?

# mortgages - Friday 29 November, 2013

Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity"
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity"

Nov 29th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,396 Views 9 Comments

The Central Bank says that there is no “tangible evidence” that some customers’ circumstances are improving.

# mortgages - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Banks brought 2,300 legal proceedings against mortgage holders in Q3
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Banks brought 2,300 legal proceedings against mortgage holders in Q3

Nov 28th 2013, 3:39 PM 7,010 Views 50 Comments

The Free Legal Advice Centre says that some of the legal solutions offered to people in mortgage distress are “inexplicable”.

# mortgages - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Two Irish banks raise funds in transactions not seen for several years
# Markets
# Markets

Two Irish banks raise funds in transactions not seen for several years

Nov 20th 2013, 10:45 PM 21,537 Views 43 Comments

Both transactions, made by Allied Irish Bank and Permanent TSB, were met with strong demand.

# mortgages - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds
# United States
# United States

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds

Nov 19th 2013, 11:06 PM 8,636 Views 19 Comments

The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.

# mortgages - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Permanent TSB looks to raise €500 million for mortgage lending
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB looks to raise €500 million for mortgage lending

Nov 9th 2013, 1:23 PM 8,180 Views 10 Comments

The bank will attempt to defy a stagnant housing market by attracting new investors to a mortgage-backed security.

# mortgages - Thursday 7 November, 2013

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment
# BAI Says No
# BAI Says No

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

Nov 7th 2013, 4:23 PM 8,025 Views 36 Comments

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders

Nov 7th 2013, 1:06 PM 12,615 Views 106 Comments

ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.

# mortgages - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

IMHO: ‘Interest only repayments are not a long-term solution to mortgage arrears’
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

IMHO: ‘Interest only repayments are not a long-term solution to mortgage arrears’

Nov 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,560 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the new mortgage restructuring figures are concerning.

# mortgages - Monday 4 November, 2013

Poll: Should people who give up their mortgages be allowed on housing lists?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people who give up their mortgages be allowed on housing lists?

Nov 4th 2013, 11:04 AM 15,490 Views 130 Comments

Anyone who goes through the mortgage arrears process but still ends up surrendering their home will be able to join the local authority housing waiting list. Good idea? Bad idea?