Some 1,422 of the loans are secured on private homes, while 510 are tied to buy-to-let properties. Photograph: Alan Betson

A vulture fund that is buying almost 2,000 mortgages from Permanent TSB will repossess most of the homes involved, one activist warns. Majority State(...)

Latest Central Bank numbers show lenders were in possession of 1,407 principal dwelling houses at the end of June 2019. Photograph: iStock

House repossessions jumped by almost 75 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, according to figures from the Central Bank. The figures show a total (...)

David Hall, director and co-founder of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation.  Photograph: Collins Courts

David Hall, the mortgage debtor advocate, expects 20,000 homes to be repossessed by banks or so-called vulture funds over the next six years. “I thi(...)

Murphy said more houses are required so people can ‘rent with sustainability’. Or, to put it another way, not be made homeless. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Say what you like about the Government, there’s no doubting its sincerity about the right to choose. The Eighth amendment may have been repealed, but (...)

Ulster Bank is selling €900 million worth of mortgages relating to borrowers who are up to five years behind with their loan repayments.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

More than 3,000 home owners, who owe Ulster Bank €900 million, face the prospect of their mortgages being sold to a vulture fund. The bank signalled (...)

Flac chief executive Eilis Barry: Legal protections needed to be enhanced for borrowers whose loans had already been sold, she said

People could suffer homelessness and extreme poverty without new rules to block the sale of mortgages to so-called vulture funds, the Free Legal Advic(...)

Dealing with a non-performing mortgage on a family home  is a daily reality for 64,510 borrowers, according to   the Central Bank. Photograph: Sean Gladwell/Getty

The first five years of Mary’s mortgage were uneventful. She bought her house with her partner in 2010, in the teeth of the recession. Despite the eco(...)

 John Moran, former secretary general of the  Department of Finance, is involved in the talks between Arrow Global and AIB. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

International debt investor Arrow Global has begun talks with Irish banks about financing investments in non-performing Irish mortgages, The Irish Tim(...)

Repairs being carried out at the KBC building on Sandwith Street after it was attacked on Thursday. Photograph: Collins.

The chief executive of KBC bank should conduct a security audit at bank branches across the country to ensure the safety, welfare and protection of st(...)

The Project Scariff sale is expected to be the last big portfolio sale undertaken by Ulster Bank, which has been restructuring its Irish assets for almost a decade.

Opposition politicians and consumer advocates have criticised Ulster Bank for agreeing to sell a €1.4 billion portfolio of distressed Irish home loans(...)

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