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

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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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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The Irish Examiner: 20% of properties sold to big investors

Posted on 07Jun

One-fifth of all property sales in the first quarter of 2019 were to large international investors and real estate investment trusts. A new report from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows the extent to which investors are impacting on the private housing market in Ireland.

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Irish Independent:Your Questions-I need travel insurance but I am worried about a pre-existing condition

Posted on 14May

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The Irish Sun: How Irish mortgage holders could save thousands by re-mortgaging homes or switching loans – expert’s top tips for big savings

Posted on 07Feb

The Irish Independent: “2019: More choice, more confusion and Credit Unions looming”

Posted on 30Jan

Making a list? First time buyers, go checking it twice

Posted on 07Jan

Irish Examiner: “Making Cents: Prepare financially now for mortgage hunting in 2019”

Posted on 11Dec

Your Questions: How can I get out of my expensive fixed rate mortgage deal?

Posted on 04Oct

 

Charlie Weston 1 sept 2018

Q: I currently have a €300,000 mortgage and have 25 years left on it. Two years ago, I moved to a five-year fixed rate which I thought was a good move because it would give me the peace of mind knowing my repayments won’t change for five years.

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MORTGAGE RIPOFF Irish mortgage customers pay an extra €188 a month – with the highest average interest rate in the EU

Posted on 13Aug

 

A new report shows the average retail interest rate here on new mortgages in June was 3.23 per cent while the Eurozone average was 1.78 per cent

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