Askaboutmoney finance website’s Brendan Burgess has highlighted that while Ulster Bank offers the same mortgage rates to new and existing customers, PTSB uses lower rates to attract new customers.  Photograph: David Sleator

The State’s competition authority should force Permanent TSB (PTSB) to stop applying different interest rates for new and existing mortgage customers (...)

According to Ulster Bank, deposit accounts that are due to roll over after October 29th will not do so. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ulster Bank is set to shut the doors to new customers for a host of its banking products later this week, as it enters the next stage of its departure(...)

 Ulster Bank:  Regardless of who buys your tracker mortgage, they are obliged to honour the terms of your loan. Photograph:  Sasko Lazarov/Rollingnews.ie

In light of the present deal with PTSB, what should we do to protect our tracker mortgage with the imminent closure of Ulster Bank? Mr J.M., email (...)

‘Customers in arrears don’t need to panic,’ says Brendan Burgess of the Fair Mortgage Rates Campaign. ‘There are no plans for selling their mortgages at this stage.’

An Ulster Bank customer could end up paying up to €30,000 more in interest to Permanent TSB (PTSB) over the life of their mortgage, according to Brend(...)

Price walking is where customers are charged higher premiums relative to the expected costs the longer they remain with an insurer. File photograph: Getty

The Central Bank’s proposal to ban home and motor insurance companies from imposing so-called loyalty penalties on long-standing customers has been me(...)

People queue outside an AIB Bank in Dublin city centre. Executives at the bank have been encouraged by the number of households who are now back on their feet financially following the Covid hit to the economy. Photograph: REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

Eamonn Crowley, the new chief executive of Permanent TSB (PTSB), has been pleasantly surprised by how many borrowers have to be coming off Covid-19 l(...)

About 86,000 homeowners availed of the mortgage-payment breaks, but by late August about half had returned to normal repayment procedures, with about 43,000 still availing of the relief. About 86,000 homeowners availed of the mortgage-payment breaks, but by late August about half had returned to normal repayment procedures, with about 43,000 still availing of the relief.

The State should offer financial assistance to homeowners struggling to meet their mortgage as a result of Covid-19, a consumer advocate has said, ami(...)

About 86,000 homeowners availed of the mortgage-payment breaks, but by late August about half had returned to normal repayment procedures, with about 43,000 still availing of the relief.

The State should offer financial assistance to homeowners struggling to meet their mortgage as a result of Covid-19, a consumer advocate has said, ami(...)

An estimated 37,000 borrowers face having their loans classed as being in default following extended Covid-19 repayment breaks. Stock photograph: iStock

Banks calculate that two-thirds of those in long-term arrears on their mortgage repayments ultimately risk losing their homes, it has emerged. About(...)

AIB chief executive Colin Hunt. In February, the bank announced it was taking an additional €300m provision to deal with tracker mortgage cases. File photograph: The Irish Times

AIB has begun paying refunds to 5,900 customers who were wrongly denied a tracker mortgage about a decade ago. All of the refunds are due to be paid o(...)

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