First-time buyers led the way with the volume of approvals up 31 per cent compared to 2016.

More than 43,000 mortgages valued at a combined €9.3 billion were approved in 2017, while the number of drawdowns rose 18.1 per cent year-on-year, new(...)

The number of first-time buyers with mortgage approval dropped in November compared to October. Photograph: iStock

Mortgage approvals slowed in November but the numbers over the past 12 months are still running 25 per cent ahead of this time last year. And, in valu(...)

Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley

Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said on Friday that Irish banks, currently in the midst of a tracker-mortgage scandal, need a “radical cultural(...)

The Central Bank building at North Wall Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank has backed away from plans to force bank workers to gain at least six months’ supervised experience for each financial product they m(...)

First-time buyers remain the single largest segment both in terms of volume and value, accounting for almost half of all mortgages drawn down in the first quarter

Mortgage approvals surged 62 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, according to figures released Thursday by Ba(...)

The value of mortgage approvals granted totalled €374 million on average, for the three months to the end of February, down 14.6 per cent on the same period last year

Mortgage approvals fell by 15 per cent in the three months to the end of February compared to the same period a year earlier as stricter lending rest(...)

A total of 29,925 mortgages, valued at €5.6 billion, were approved during 2015

The number of approved mortgages in December fell by 6.7 per cent month-on-month, according to the latest figures. The Central Bank has been criticis(...)

Overall, December’s monthly price change is likely to be weak, perhaps negative, following the 0.5 per cent fall in November

Irish residential property price data to be released this morning will show inflation fell back to 5 per cent in December, according to Davy. In a s(...)

Mortgages totalling €532 million were approved last month, which is the strongest level of mortgage approvals since the series began in 2011.

Mortgages totalling €532 million were approved last month, according to latest report from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), which i(...)

The value of mortgage approvals increased by 43.6 per cent year-on-year and by 2.6 per cent in a single month Image: Getty

The number of people being approved for mortgages has jumped sharply over the last 12 months according to new figures released by the umbrella group r(...)

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