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

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

Posted on 06Aug

By Grainne McGuinnes,  August 05, 2019 Read More


The Times: “Irish fork out €150 more each month on mortgages than Europeans”

Posted on 15Jul

Paul O’Donoghue

Irish consumers pay an average of more than €150 each month on their mortgages compared with their European peers because of high interest rates, an expert has said.

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Property price inflation slows to six-year low of 2.8%

Posted on 11Jul

Latest official figures show the headline rate of inflation in the capital city Dublin at 0.6%

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Central Bank defends home loan rules

Posted on 30Nov

Irish Examiner

Central Bank governor Philip Lane has rejected claims the Central Bank’s decision not to loosen mortgage lending controls will deny many first-time buyers of the means of buying a home.

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MyMortgages.ie Dublin Cork

 

 

By Joey Sheahan   

Email your questions to Imcbride@Independent.ie or write to Your Question, Sunday Independent Business, 27 – 32 Talbot Street, Dub 1

 

My partner and I are first-time buyers, or at least we’re hoping to be soon. I know the rules changed for FTBs a few years back in terms of what they can borrow, but since then I think there have been more changes and also some assistance schemes put in place. I find it all a bit baffling to be honest. Could you tell me in relatively simple terms what would be open to us? I’m a teacher earning €40,000 a year, my partner is a social worker earner around the same. We are both in full-time employment. Would we qualify for any schemes or exemptions? Ailis, Waterford city.

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