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#Mortgages

# mortgages - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Mortgage holders who give up homes in arrears will be allowed on housing lists
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Mortgage holders who give up homes in arrears will be allowed on housing lists

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:30 PM 24,047 Views 140 Comments

If homeowners go through the Mortgage Arrears Resolution Process, they will be allowed apply for social housing, Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan has confirmed.

# mortgages - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Work to do on mortgage restructuring as long-term arrears remain high
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

Work to do on mortgage restructuring as long-term arrears remain high

Oct 31st 2013, 4:54 PM 5,327 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Finance has begun to publish monthly reports on mortgage restructuring.

# mortgages - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now

Oct 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 20,156 Views 160 Comments

Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 3.6 per cent in September but Dublin accounted for practically the entire increase.

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say
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6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Oct 29th 2013, 10:34 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

Trust us, you’ll recognise these gems. You might have even said them yourself.

# mortgages - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Banking giant JP Morgan 'fined $13 billion by US government'
# Ouch
# Ouch

Banking giant JP Morgan 'fined $13 billion by US government'

Oct 20th 2013, 12:51 PM 11,673 Views 44 Comments

The deal, which is the largest ever between the US government and a single company, will settle an investigation into bad mortgage loans sold by the bank.

# mortgages - Friday 4 October, 2013

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential
# Report Card
# Report Card

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Oct 4th 2013, 4:31 PM 4,028 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.

# mortgages - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase
# Housing Market
# Housing Market

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase

Sep 26th 2013, 1:50 PM 15,293 Views 116 Comments

Savills Ireland said mortgage buyers are struggling to compete with cash buyers.

# mortgages - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Central Bank Governor faces questions over banks’ legal letters and Anglo Tapes
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

Central Bank Governor faces questions over banks’ legal letters and Anglo Tapes

Sep 25th 2013, 8:09 AM 5,040 Views 30 Comments

Patrick Honohan has been called to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee after it emerged thousands of legal letters being sent by banks could be classified as ‘sustainable mortgage solutions’.

# mortgages - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 21st 2013, 11:00 AM 8,562 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# mortgages - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Central Bank sets lenders new restructuring targets
# Mortgages Arrears Crisis
# Mortgages Arrears Crisis

Central Bank sets lenders new restructuring targets

Sep 17th 2013, 3:30 PM 4,332 Views 28 Comments

For the first time, banks and building societies will have to have completed sustainable restructures with customers in arrears.

# mortgages - Monday 16 September, 2013

Hogan wants proposed resolution to Priory Hall debacle within three weeks
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Hogan wants proposed resolution to Priory Hall debacle within three weeks

Sep 16th 2013, 2:07 PM 7,167 Views 70 Comments

A spokesperson for the Priory Hall Residents Committee hasn’t “had any contact” with the Department of Environment despite press reports of a planned meeting today.

# mortgages - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Priory Hall residents: 'If talks are to take place we want to be a part of them'
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents: 'If talks are to take place we want to be a part of them'

Sep 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 5,346 Views 37 Comments

Priory Hall residents say they have been unofficially approached about talks that are due to take place.

# mortgages - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"
# Moving On?
# Moving On?

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"

Sep 10th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,586 Views 27 Comments

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

# mortgages - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Permanent TSB has offered 3,500 split mortgages, has taken legal cases against 1,600
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Permanent TSB has offered 3,500 split mortgages, has taken legal cases against 1,600

Sep 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 9,331 Views 47 Comments

Bank chiefs have told the Oireachtas Finance Committee that it has assisted 800 people to sell homes that they were struggling to pay for.

# mortgages - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June
# Distressed Mortgages
# Distressed Mortgages

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June

Sep 4th 2013, 5:33 PM 6,181 Views 24 Comments

Jim Brown is the latest bank boss to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to be grilled on how lenders are addressing the mortgage arrears crisis.

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Sep 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 9,352 Views 52 Comments

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

# mortgages - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Mortgage arrears crisis the 'defining issue of our time'
# Banking
# Banking

Mortgage arrears crisis the 'defining issue of our time'

Aug 31st 2013, 3:02 PM 8,927 Views 104 Comments

The Financial Services Ombudsman says the banks have to “get up to speed” on the crisis.

# mortgages - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears
# Summer Is Over
# Summer Is Over

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

Aug 29th 2013, 5:25 PM 4,224 Views 37 Comments

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

Over 15 per cent of Permanent TSB's home loan customers are in arrears
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

Over 15 per cent of Permanent TSB's home loan customers are in arrears

Aug 29th 2013, 11:58 AM 4,132 Views 21 Comments

Pre-tax losses for the bank have fallen from €587 million in the first half of 2012 to €131 million in the first six months of this year.

# mortgages - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There's no shame in bankruptcy – it is now a viable and positive option

Aug 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 353 Views 70 Comments

This autumn will see a new personal insolvency system coming into effect that will put mortgage holders in arrears in a far stronger bargaining position with the banks, writes Ross Maguire SC.

# mortgages - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed

Aug 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,500 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Egypt despairs as Eamon Gilmore drafted in to heal divisions.

# mortgages - Friday 23 August, 2013

Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September
# Personal Insolvency Act
# Personal Insolvency Act

Insolvency service to take applications from 9 September

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:43 PM 9,847 Views 12 Comments

Insolvent debtors are being advised to attempt to work out an agreement with their creditors before contacting the service.

These charts show the growth in mortgage arrears and how banks are tackling the issue
# Charts And Graphs
# Charts And Graphs

These charts show the growth in mortgage arrears and how banks are tackling the issue

Aug 23rd 2013, 1:26 PM 8,866 Views 53 Comments

In September 2009, just 3.3 per cent of Irish mortgage holders were in arrears over 90 days.

Irish mortgage holders are over €2 billion in arrears
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Irish mortgage holders are over €2 billion in arrears

Aug 23rd 2013, 12:11 PM 5,590 Views 38 Comments

One in eight accounts is now in mortgage arrears over 90 days and just 306 accounts have been signed up to a split mortgage.

# mortgages - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Howlin: It's very worrying that banks aren't taking the Ombudsman seriously
# The Banks
# The Banks

Howlin: It's very worrying that banks aren't taking the Ombudsman seriously

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:15 AM 6,518 Views 73 Comments

Brendan Howlin was responding to the criticism of the banks by the Financial Ombudsman yesterday.

# mortgages - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third
# Customers
# Customers

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third

Aug 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 3,767 Views 4 Comments

4,676 complaints were made by customers between January and June of this year.

# mortgages - Saturday 17 August, 2013

# mortgages - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Household debt down but sustainability levels barely improve
# Debt
# Debt

Household debt down but sustainability levels barely improve

Aug 13th 2013, 6:57 PM 4,948 Views 12 Comments

Figures from the Central bank show that overall household debt is at it lowest level since late 2006 but disposable income falls dull much positive impact.

# mortgages - Friday 9 August, 2013

Irish mortgage rates increase in June despite ECB rate stability
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Irish mortgage rates increase in June despite ECB rate stability

Aug 9th 2013, 3:59 PM 9,502 Views 64 Comments

The Central Bank says that mortgage rates in Irish banks have “diverged somewhat” from the ECB over the past year.

# mortgages - Saturday 3 August, 2013

RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 8,075 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many people have been late paying their rent in the past year?

# mortgages - Friday 2 August, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €504 million in the first six months of 2013
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland loses €504 million in the first six months of 2013

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:43 AM 6,077 Views 47 Comments

Richie Boucher said that it ‘was not for him’ to say why people weren’t paying their mortgages, but encouraged those in difficulty to engage with the bank.

AIB chief says that 20 per cent of those in mortgage arrears are 'strategic defaulters'
# AIB
# AIB

AIB chief says that 20 per cent of those in mortgage arrears are 'strategic defaulters'

Aug 2nd 2013, 7:52 AM 8,879 Views 96 Comments

David Duffy says that the bank will be getting tough on home owners in arrears.

# mortgages - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Almost everyone has cut spending as a result of recession

Aug 1st 2013, 2:05 PM 10,309 Views 75 Comments

Cutting back on going out to pubs and restaurants is the most likely area of saving for households.

# mortgages - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Permanent TSB tells customer in arrears of €200 to sell her house
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Permanent TSB tells customer in arrears of €200 to sell her house

Jul 25th 2013, 9:25 PM 59,850 Views 286 Comments

The woman’s case was reviewed recently as she has been on an interest-only payment plan for around three years.

# mortgages - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

1,600 people waiting to see MABS advisors
# Debt
# Debt

1,600 people waiting to see MABS advisors

Jul 17th 2013, 2:27 PM 4,644 Views 16 Comments

The average waiting time for a MABS appointment is 4.4 weeks but this figure varies wildly across the country.

# mortgages - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Taoiseach denies putting homes at risk of being repossessed
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Taoiseach denies putting homes at risk of being repossessed

Jul 9th 2013, 6:54 PM 5,959 Views 69 Comments

The Taoiseach also faced questions about the role of public interest directors at Irish banks.

Property tax hunger striker: Meeting with Taoiseach must happen soon
# Tony Rochford
# Tony Rochford

Property tax hunger striker: Meeting with Taoiseach must happen soon

Jul 9th 2013, 5:31 PM 10,609 Views 67 Comments

Tony Rochford is on his 23rd day without food and feels his right to work is being denied.

Oireachtas agenda: Motion for mortgage holders and CAP, oh CAP
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Motion for mortgage holders and CAP, oh CAP

Jul 9th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,313 Views 8 Comments

Fianna Fáil want limits on how often – and how – financial institutions can contact indebted mortgage holders while CAP reform debate is sure to rile the agricultural community.

# mortgages - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'

Jul 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 39 Views 41 Comments

Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.