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Getting a mortgage during Covid-19

Getting a mortgage during Covid-19

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The media headlines have been dominated by doom and gloom during 2020. Some of these headlines have included sobering news...
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How long does mortgage approval take?

How long does mortgage approval take?

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One of the most frequent questions we get asked is how long does mortgage approval take?  The good news is...
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Escape the rental trap with the Help To Buy Scheme

Escape the rental trap with the Help To Buy Scheme

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The government’s stimulus package announced in July 2020 held a welcome surprise for first time buyers: the Help To Buy...
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The Help to Buy Scheme has increased from 5% to 10%

The Help to Buy Scheme has increased from 5% to 10%

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Many homeowners in Ireland have used the Help to Buy (HTB) Scheme to get themselves on the property ladder. Until...
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Do you have an “itch to switch”?

Do you have an “itch to switch”?

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We’re currently running an advert on Sky which talks about the “itch to switch”. And a lot of people are...
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Why it pays to switch your mortgage

Why it pays to switch your mortgage

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Just by taking the time to switch your mortgage, you’ll put more money in your pocket every month. It’s one...
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Why switching your mortgage now is a good idea

Why switching your mortgage now is a good idea

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Switching your mortgage is the fastest way to put money back into your pocket.   Our mortgages are the largest...
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Switch Your Mortgage FAQs

Switch Your Mortgage FAQs

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Taking steps to switch your mortgage can be very rewarding financially.    Imagine reducing your household bills? And having extra...
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Switch your mortgage and save €5,000 a year

Switch your mortgage and save €5,000 a year

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Mortgage payments are often one of the largest expenses in our household budgets. However, switching your mortgage could reduce your...
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We make switching your mortgage easy

We make switching your mortgage easy

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The benefits of switching your mortgage can be significant for your household budget. And when you add up the money...
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The benefits of switching your mortgage

The benefits of switching your mortgage

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Covid-19 has caused unequalled disruption across every area of society. And the mortgage market is no different, especially for people...
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Mortgage applications during Covid-19: Haven Mortgages, Finance Ireland and ICS Mortgages

Mortgage applications during Covid-19: Haven Mortgages, Finance Ireland and ICS Mortgages

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We know that a lot of you are looking for guidance on mortgage applications currently. It can be confusing to...
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Mortgage payment break and Covid-19

Mortgage payment break and Covid-19

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All of us are reeling from the speed at which our society and daily lives have changed due to Covid-19....
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How can self-employed people get mortgages?

How can self-employed people get mortgages?

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It takes a fair bit of courage to step out of stable, regular employment and into the world of the...
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How much can I borrow for a mortgage?

How much can I borrow for a mortgage?

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Buying a home is likely to be the biggest investment you’ll ever make – financially and emotionally. Therefore, asking how...
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How to get help with your deposit for a mortgage

How to get help with your deposit for a mortgage

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We don’t want to mislead you. Saving for a mortgage is still the most powerful way to get the banks...
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How to get a mortgage

How to get a mortgage

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Whether it is Halloween or not, too many horror stories do the rounds on how to get a mortgage.   ...
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How to save for a mortgage

How to save for a mortgage

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When it comes to securing a mortgage, you want to use time to your advantage as much as possible.  ...
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How to get a mortgage in Ireland

How to get a mortgage in Ireland

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How to get a mortgage in Ireland Discuss how to get a mortgage in Ireland with your friends, family or...
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It’s good to shop around for your mortgage

It’s good to shop around for your mortgage

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If you are in the market for a mortgage, it makes sense to widen your search for finance as far...
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