Irish Financial Review


Getting a mortgage remains a challenge

By Frank Conway The latest mortgage statistics from the Bank Payments Federation of Ireland reveals there has been a relatively modest rate of growth in mortgage lending through the 2nd quarter of 2018. At a first glance, it looks reasonably…

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20% deposits would have disqualified 87% of boom-time mortgage market

I just carried out a review of the mortgage lending market back in 2008 and ran some figures on the impact the proposed 20% deposit rules could have had on the market back then. What I was particularly interested in…

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