Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation to provide independent advice to the 10 per cent of AIB  customers who are in mortgage arrears

Aninitiative is to be unveiled today to assist customers of AIB in mortgage arrears who have not engaged with the bank. It is understood that AIB is t(...)

Minister of State Brian Hayes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Minister of State Brian Hayes has refused to be drawn on speculation that he will contest the 2014 European elections for Fine Gael in the Dublin cons(...)

 Members of New Beginnings and the Defend Our Homes League protesting outside an auction by Allsop Space  of 74 lots of property. Photograph: Alan Betson

The group representing 800 estate agents has been asked to sign a public declaration that its members would boycott the sale of family homes which hav(...)

Some 57,163 householders are now more than a year behind on payments, while just over half of those are at least two years behind. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lenders stepped up the repossession of homes where mortgages were in arrears in the second quarter, taking control of 223 properties between April a(...)

John Perry was known to have made big investments during the boom years and his subsequent financial difficulties have been known for some time. Photograph: James Connolly

Last April, Minister of State for Small Business John Perry wrote to the chief executives of Bank of Ireland and AIB asking them to meet a Government (...)

There are now almost 144,000 mortgages in arrears, according to figures from the Central Bank

Homeowners who fall behind with mortgage repayments this month could find themselves before the courts by Christmas and ultimately facing repossession(...)

22/1/2013David Hall, pictured arriving at the Four Courts for a High Court action.Pic: Collins Courts

The businessman who took legal action in an attempt to halt the State’s decision to pay promissory notes to the banks has said he will challeng(...)

Financial adviser and mortgage broker Michael Dowling plans to become a debt adviser under the new insolvency legislation. Photograph: Alan Betson

Debt is big business. And it is leading to a mini-boom in the number of companies and professionals offering to help navigate debtors through a(...)

The Arrears Support Unit of KBC Bank’s Irish headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It’s early evening and Amy Murphy, a young bank worker, is talking through a headset to a customer who’s missed last month’s mortgage payment. The (...)

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