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Mortgage lender ICS is cutting the interest it charges across all its variable and fixed rate products. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Mortgage lender ICS is cutting the interest it charges across all its variable and fixed rate products. The new rates, which come into force from Mond(...)

If you are in arrears of more than five or 10 years, it is very difficult to see how that situation is going to be recovered. Photograph: iStock

Almost 5,500 mortgages are in arrears for more than 10 years. 10 years! Just think about it. The average home loan term – at least in 2019 – was 22 ye(...)

Before you sign on the dotted line for a fixed-term mortgage, you need to consider what you might be giving up by fixing for so long. File photograph: Getty

Long-term mortgage rates have never really taken off in Ireland, despite their popularity elsewhere. In fact, the only mortgage rate with a term of mo(...)

The Affordable Purchase Shared Equity scheme will be aimed predominantly at first-time buyers, although Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien recently said there will be ‘some exceptions’. Photograph: Alan Betson

With property prices remaining surprisingly resilient, albeit against a background of reduced supply, the introduction this year of a new affordable h(...)

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan: Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is seeking an additional €200 million per year for each of the next three years for the scheme

I have applied recently for a Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan. Have they made any more progress with the money being granted? Mr P.F., email As us(...)

The introduction of Help To Buy and an overall rise in development means first-time buyers  have more choice now than they would have had in the recent past, and bidding isn’t as frenzied

They are aged about 34, earning about €69,000 if they live outside of Dublin, and €81,000 in the capital, and looking to buy a new home in Dublin 15, (...)