Philip Farrell

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Mixed reaction to Central Bank rules on mortgage lending

Mixed reaction to Central Bank rules on mortgage lending

There has been a mixed reaction to the new Central Bank rules on mortgage lending. Prospective home-buyers will have to save bigger deposits under the regulations. Banks will only be able to lend up to a maximum of 80% of a property’s value for most owner-occupiers.…
Cash buyers out in force at Real Estate Alliance's Irish property exhibition in London

Cash buyers out in force at Real Estate Alliance's Irish property exhibition in London

The UK-based buying boom in Ireland is gathering apace, according to figures from Real Estate Alliances successful Irish Property Exhibition in London last weekend. REA members were delighted with the business done at the exhibition at the Hilton London Olympia which attracted hundreds of potential…