The lack of action on buy-to-let arrears sits starkly against a background of  reduced supply, rising prices, and a dearth of social housing

A combination of rising property prices and increased pressure from the Central Bank to sort out arrears is expected to result in a significant num(...)

In an exclusive podcast interview with The Irish Times, Chris Lehane, the official assignee in bankruptcy, said there were 448 cases of people being adjudicated bankrupt in 2014 and this would “easily” double this year given that his office is receiving between 20 and 30 applications a week.

The number of people who will be declared bankrupt in Ireland this year will at least double, according to the head of the State’s bankruptcy office.I(...)

The Central Bank in publishing last month the latest statistics on residential mortgage arrears presents a worrying picture. Six years after the onset(...)

IMHO director David Hall: Expects to publish the results by the end of January and is planning to conduct a similar survey for buy-to-let mortgages in February

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation, which assists those in arrears with their home loans, is planning to publish a ranking of banks according to (...)

PTSB’s cuts of up to 0.42 per cent in variable rates will be applied  to new customers and those on existing “managed” variable rates but not to those on the standard variable rate. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new year was less than a week old when Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB lowered some of their mortgage interest rates. In PTSB’s case, cut(...)

The Central Bank in Dublin. It wants to introduce its new rules on January 1st

Ulster Bank has told the Central Bank that borrowers should be required to have a deposit of just 10 per cent if looking for a mortgage of up to €5(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath: described situation in relation to central credit register as “completely unacceptable”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Six years after the crash of our domestic banks, you might have thought that there would by now be a central repository with detailed information o(...)

IMHO co-founder and director David Hall: “We will tell people how much commission is being offered by each bank”. Photograph:  Collins

Having campaigned against the banks for their shabby treatment of mortgage arrears customers, the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation is now consider(...)

The High Court has annulled the bankruptcy of a couple who claim they were misled by a financial adviser and should never have been declared bankrupt in the first place

The High Court has annulled the bankruptcy of a couple who claim they were misled by a financial advisor and should never have been declared bankrupt (...)

Richie Boucher: Rejected claims of “profiteering” on variable mortgage rates.

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher yesterday rejected claims of “profiteering” on variable mortgage rates during a near three-hour session(...)