André Felipe spent months looking for rental accommodation for himself and his family. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

André Filipe recently moved into a two-bedroom house in East Wall. He works in a tech company he’s now a short walk from, and he has a back garden (...)

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(...)

Aoife Ryan: ‘I have no loyalty to any supermarket and will shop in them all, from Lidl to Avoca.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish Times Overspent series began on Saturday with an analysis of Ireland’s continuing “private recession”, which persists even while the wide(...)

 Tánaiste  Joan  Burton: said measures to penalise lenders, including hiking the levy were “a possibility”. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Plans under consideration by Government to financially penalise banks which do not lower the variable interest rates offered to mortgage customers ar(...)

Lucinda Creighton: the luminous Woman in White at the launch of the new party Renua. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

At least it’s a start. Ireland’s new political party is off the fence and walking the walk in a virtuous circle, holding a new conversation wit(...)

Councillor John Leahy, Lucinda Creighton TD and financial adviser  Eddie Hobbs at the Tara Towers Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Lucinda Creighton and mortgage broker Karl Deeter have presented a code of conduct prohibiting “cronyism” for members of a new party, to a sou(...)

The research  by financial analyst Karl Deeter, Frank Quinn of the Blackrock Further Education Institute and David Duffy of the Economic and Social Research Institute looked at streets across Dublin city

The most recent property crash was just one in a long line of Irish booms and busts recorded over the last 300 years and not even close to being the w(...)

Well, they’re finally here. After months of speculation, frantic lobbying by interested parties and concerned visits to their bank by putative homeown(...)

It could take a married couple of teachers almost five years to save a 20 per cent deposit to purchase ahome valued at €241,000 under the Central Bank’s proposed mortgage lending rules.

Mortgage insurance, stress tests, a freeze on current lending practices and a longer lead-in time are some of the suggestions being proposed as an alt(...)

Depending on how the Central Bank’s consultation process proceeds, first-time buyers may need a deposit of 20 per cent come January.

First-time buyers can beat the Central Bank clampdown on mortgages by getting approval now. While the Central Bank has indicated that it hopes (...)