The Central Bank said the level of mortgage activity needed to be “carefully monitored”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The current growth in mortgage lending, if it persists, could pose a systemic risk to the Irish economy, Central Bank researchers have warned. Even w(...)

Estate agents Sherry Fitzgerald reported on Thursday that house prices rose by 2.1 per cent in the first three months of 2018, compared with 1.9 per cent during the same period last year

House buyers bought 8,400 newly-built homes in the Republic last year, according to the latest figures. Estate agents Sherry FitzGerald’s House Price(...)

House prices are rising at an annual rate of almost 13%.

The Central Bank has moved to tighten second-time home buyers’ access to large loans as property prices continue to rebound at pace from the financial(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland, New Wapping Street, North Wall Quay. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Central Bank of Ireland will today release a review of the mortgage lending requirements last revised in November 2016. Last year, the Central B(...)

The ruling emerged after a legal battle between KBC Bank Ireland and a Drogheda couple who fell behind on a €285,647 mortgage on their three-bed house. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Insolvent homeowners will have a greater chance of being able to secure the write-off of unaffordable mortgage debts following an important High Court(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: has power to trigger article 50. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

It was the week when the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to give British prime minister Theresa May the power to trigger article 50 and set in m(...)

Android Pay: you can register your card with the service and then use it instead of your contactless card when you go to pay in a shop or restaurant. Photograph: Bloomberg

Consumers here may have been looking jealously on as the United States and United Kingdom get ahead with mobile payments such as Apple Pay, but as of (...)

In the first half of 2016 lenders in the Irish market adjusted product offerings as the market became more competitive, and Ulster Bank lowered its mortgage interest rates. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

Ulster Bank was the biggest winner in the Irish mortgage market in the first half as its share of new business rose, while Bank of Ireland’s slice of (...)

Prof Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, who has announced new rules designed to help mortgage customers choose their loan. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Banks in Ireland will be required to inform their mortgage customers each year about alternative loan products that they could switch to and save mone(...)

Half of all mortgages approved in May 2016 were for first time buyers.  Photograph: Getty

Half of mortgages approved in May were for first time buyers, according to new figures released by the umbrella group representing the Republic’s bank(...)

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