According to new figures, just 712 customers to date in 2015 have switched their mortgage from one provider to another.

Despite the thousands of euro in savings which can be made by homeowners switching their mortgage provider, Irish consumers still appear reluctant to(...)

Financial analyst and mortgage broker Karl Deeter, along with three colleagues, monitored 1,947 repossession cases before the courts between February and July and found only 52 (2.7 per cent) ended in repossession

The tsunami of house repossessions predicted in the wake of the property crash has not materialised, according to a study of repossession cases before(...)

The Central Bank’s latest batch of interest rate data provides more evidence of the punitive variable rates being charged by Irish banks.The figures (...)

AIB’s mortgage rate cut last week is not enough to close the differential with European banks. (Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)

A group campaigning for the reduction of variable mortgage rates will call for a legal cap on the amount banks can charge borrowers at a meeting in D(...)

Chairman Richard Pym at the AIB annual general meeting at Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

AIB did its best to portray a softer image at its agm in Ballsbridge yesterday. Gone was the politburo-style platform, with board members looking down(...)

Jeremy Masding, group chief executive, and Alan Cook, chairman, Permanent TSB,   at the agm in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The yellow ambulance parked opposite the door hinted there might be some blood spilt at Permanent TSB’s annual general meeting yesterday in the Ballsb(...)

 Irish mortgage rates are still significantly higher than the Euro area average. (Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Interest rates for new mortgages grew by an average of 25 basis points from August to September, statistics from the Central Bank showed today, with t(...)

 Shareholder Mary Clarke from Wicklow speaking to David Duffy (left),  AIB chief executive and David Hodgkinson, chairman, AIB, at the agm yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was probably a sign of the changed mood in Ireland these days that the battalion of pensioners marching through Ballsbridge yesterday morning wa(...)

there was a smaller turnout than recent years for Bank of Ireland’s annual general court in UCD yesterday. Photograph: David Sleator

It might have been the fine weather, the, ahem, early start, or a certain battle fatigue. Whatever the reason, there was a smaller turnout than(...)

David Hall (second left) protesting against the auction of “distressed” property in 2011. His Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation is involved in an initiative with AIB. photograph: alan betson

It’s gone a bit like Monty Python’s Life of Brian amongst the various pro-consumer groups jostling to be the voice of distressed mortgage holders.Some(...)