Mortgages



High Court: Complaint upheld against Danske Bank for mis-selling mortgage to customers

The High Court has upheld a complaint against Danske Bank for mis-selling a mortgage to a couple.

Published 25 February 2021

Borrowers in mortgage arrears to gain 'vital court protection'

Borrowers falling into home mortgage arrears due to an unforeseeable loss of income will gain "vital court protection" under new legislation announced today.

Published 5 October 2020

Mortgage approvals down by ten per cent in March 2020

Mortgage approvals fell by nearly ten per cent over the year to March 2020, according to new figures.

Published 6 May 2020

High Court: Woman successfully appeals order for possession of family home

A woman who claims that the mortgage on her family home was executed without her knowledge or consent has successfully appealed an order for possession granted to Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank.

Published 4 February 2020

First-time buyers drive mortgage drawdown and approvals activity

First-time buyers are continuing to drive mortgage drawdown and approvals activity in Ireland, according to new figures.

Published 30 January 2020

Housing law expert calls for 'proactive' enforcement of mortgage holders' rights

A housing law expert has called on the Central Bank of Ireland to take a more "proactive" approach to enforcing EU protections for mortgage holders.

Published 4 November 2019

Lenders warned over adding legal costs to mortgage accounts during repossession cases

Lenders must not add legal costs to mortgage accounts during repossession proceedings, the Central Bank of Ireland has warned.

Published 31 October 2019

Virgin Money launches 15-year fixed rate mortgage

In a further sign that low interest rates are the new normal, Virgin Money has launched a new range of long term fixed rate residential and buy-to-let products, offering borrowers interest rate certainty for up to 15 years.

Published 6 August 2019

Julie Sadlier: Mortgages ruling offers hope for those at risk of repossession

Julie Sadlier, solicitor at Kieran Mulcahy Solicitors in Limerick, writes on a recent ruling with potential significance for mortgage cases.

Published 29 April 2019

Increase in number and value of mortgages drawn down

The number and value of mortgages being drawn down by Irish borrowers in the first quarter of the year has shown "good growth".

Published 26 April 2019

Central Bank to review practice of lenders adding legal fees to arrears

The Central Bank of Ireland has announced it will review the practice of lenders adding legal fees to the mortgage arrears accounts of homeowners involved in repossession cases.

Published 19 March 2019