Monthly Archives: January 2016

Don’t bank on any easing of the mortgage loan limits

National interest rates are not coming back though – at least not unless there is some humongous crisis which would make all the other problems fade in comparison. In the meantime, we are left with those problems. Thorny ones they … Continue reading

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House purchases exceed €10 billion for first time since 2008

Irish housing market transactions exceeded €10 billion last year, for the first time since 2008. The Irish Property Price Register now shows that home and buy-to-let purchases totalling €10.1 billion took place in 2015, up 8 per cent from the … Continue reading

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Central Bank to review mortgage rules, says governor

The controversial Central Bank mortgage rules, which have particularly affected first-time buyers, will be reviewed in the summer, the bank’s new governor has said. His comments in an interview with The Irish Times mean mortgage applications throughout the spring and … Continue reading

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