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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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Should mortgage rates be far higher in Ireland?

Mortgage lending unsecured in all but name – interest rates no longer reflect risk! Over the course of the last few years, a debate surrounding the cost of mortgages here in Ireland suggested something might be wrong. A central tenant…

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Avoid mortgage complacency

With house prices and rental yields on the increase in Ireland at pace not seen since the Celtic Tiger days, many mortgage holders would be right to ask what of mortgage rates? Last week, in the US state of Wyoming,…

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