No changes to Central Bank’s mortgage rules

The Central Bank has decided to leave mortgage lending rules unchanged, following its annual review of the measures. The Central Bank said the measures are achieving the twin objectives of maintaining financial stability and protecting consumers. Both the loan to income and loan to value limits will remain unchanged, following today’s decision. In a statement, […]

‘Fast-track’ flats won’t be finished until late next year

A recent report states A thousand so-called ‘fast-track’ apartments announced almost six months ago will not be built until late 2019 or even 2020. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed plans to use factory-built apartments at various sites in Dublin and other towns following a housing summit with local authority chiefs last July. However, the Irish Independent has […]