Monthly Archives: April 2016

ABL Surveyors open a Dundalk Office

ABL surveyors are delighted to announce that we have opened a new office in Dundalk at 11A Blackthorn Business Park on the Coes Road and would be delighted to assist you in any Building or Land Surveying matter that you may … Continue reading

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Irish mortgages among most costly

The standard variable rate on new lending for owner- occupiers stood at 3.76% at the end of 2015 having fallen from 4.13% in the first quarter of the year. Despite the decrease, new mortgage loans and restructured arrangements continue to … Continue reading

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Mortgage approvals drop 8.5pc in three months to February

Over the course of the three months 1,951 mortgages were approved with first time buyers amounting to over half of them. The total number of mortgages approved fell by 15.1pc when compared with the same period last year. Re-mortgages and … Continue reading

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Central Bank says mortgage lending rules are here to stay

The Central Bank has again robustly defended its restrictive mortgage lending rules, saying they are “permanent”. At the presentation on Friday of the bank’s quarterly accounts, chief economist Gabriel Fagan said the bank was working on a review of the … Continue reading

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