Your Questions: Should I use my pay increase to reduce my mortgage, or save it?

Your Questions: Should I use my pay increase to reduce my mortgage, or save it?

Posted on 12Aug

Charlie Weston

Question: I have just been promoted at work and got a pretty big pay increase. I am going to treat myself and the family to a holiday this year, as we have not been able to afford one since we bought our home two years ago. My wife thinks maybe we should throw an extra few euro on the mortgage each month, but I am not sure. Maybe we should just save it?

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Irish Examiner: “Making Cents: The step-by-step guide to securing a mortgage”

Posted on 06Aug

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Newstalk: Joey Sheahan, Head of Credit, MyMortgages.ie Talks to Newstalk’s Sinead Ryan

Posted on 06Aug

Mortgages was the hot topic for this evening’s Consumer Call  in with Sinead Ryan.

Karl Deeter from Irish Mortgage Brokers and Joey Sheahan from mymortgages.ie were on Sinead’s expert panel offering advice, and answering listener queries.

Check out the full podcast ‘Consumer Call In: Mortgages’ here:

https://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/consumer-corner-on-the-hard-shoulder/consumer-call-mortgages

MyMortgages Limited trading as MyMortgages.ie is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.


Sligo Weekender: “€8.9m of home sales in May amid call for help for buyers”

Posted on 01Aug

15/07/2019

There were 71 houses and apartments sold in Sligo in May, to a total value of €8.9m, but there has been a call for the government to extend the Help to Buy Scheme to help many who cannot afford to buy.

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Bray People: “Calls to extend Help to Buy Scheme”

Posted on 01Aug

31/07/2019

Calls have been made to extend the Help to Buy (HBT) scheme to include second-time property buyers in Wicklow.

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Irish Independent: Your Questions: Our son is off to college and we can’t get a grant. Can we borrow?

Posted on 29Jul

Charlie Weston 27.07.19

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Westmeath Independent: “Government urged to extend Help to Buy scheme”

Posted on 29Jul

27/07/19

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Dungarven Observer: “Calls for government to extend and expand Help to Buy Scheme”.

Posted on 29Jul

Roscommon Herald: Help Needed For Struggling First and Second-Time Buyers

Posted on 25Jul

An extension of the Help-to-Buy scheme is crucial and it should be expanded to include all buyers of a primary residence not just first-time-buyers. This is the contention of experts at MyMortgages.ie, who say while it’s widely accepted that first-time-buyers need the security of the Government financial support scheme being extended past its December 2019 deadline, second-time-buyers have had less attention, with falling numbers in mortgage approvals showing that they too are struggling.

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Irish Construction Industry Magazine: Strong Upward For Housing

Posted on 17Jul

The CSO Quarter 1 2019 new dwellings completion report confirms a strong upward trend across all housing construction activity data sets.

“While it is important to continue our efforts to ensure that this trend is maintained and even further improved, it is encouraging to see today’s results,” says Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy.

“In order to properly address homelessness” he continues, “affordability and the challenges in housing, we need to fix supply. These numbers show that this is happening.

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