Property & Mortgages

Bank to write off debts for landlords willing to sell their properties

A spokesman for Permanent TSB said the move followed recent comments by chief executive Jeremy Masding (inset) who said the bank would pursue a number of actions to deal with non-performing loans. Bank to write off debts for landlords willing to sell their properties Independent.ie Permanent TSB is writing to buy-to-let investors who are in arrears, telling them that if ...

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NJ Appellate Division Upholds Priority of Mortgage Over Life Estate

In Ocwen Loan Services v. Quinn, a decision rendered in October of 2016, but recently approved for publication at 2016 N.J. Super. LEXIS 167 (App. Div. 2016), the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the ruling of the Superior Court, Passaic County, granting summary judgment in favor of a plaintiff-mortgagee and against defendants who both held a life estate in the ...

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Where to from here? The future of the housing market

This year the final number of housing market transactions will probably finish off at around 55,000 sales, up around 10pc on last year. Stock photo: Reuters Where to from here? The future of the housing market Independent.ie Conall MacCoille: Chief economist at Davy http://www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/property-mortgages/where-to-from-here-the-future-of-the-housing-market-36093343.html http://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36094734.ece/0beed/AUTOCROP/h342/estate%20agents%20property.jpg Email Conall MacCoille: Chief economist at Davy 1 House price inflation will remain close to ...

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House hunters being pushed into more debt as prices surge

First-time buyers are now getting the go-ahead from banks to borrow almost €15,000 more than a year ago. Stock photo: GETTY House hunters being pushed into more debt as prices surge Independent.ie Surging prices are forcing house hunters to get approval for larger mortgages. http://www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/property-mortgages/house-hunters-being-pushed-into-more-debt-as-prices-surge-36086340.html http://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36085982.ece/fb49e/AUTOCROP/h342/2%20NEWS%20firsttime%20buyer%20526088080.jpg Email Surging prices are forcing house hunters to get approval for larger mortgages. First-time ...

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Westwood Global Investments Lifted Its Tenaris (TS) Holding; Corelogic Has 1.16 Sentiment – High Point Observer

Westwood Global Investments Lifted Its Tenaris (TS) Holding; Corelogic Has 1.16 SentimentHigh Point ObserverCoreLogic, Inc. is a provider of property information, analytics and data-enabled services. The company has market cap of $3.89 billion. The Firm provides detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, property risk and replacement … and more »

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One in 10 adults own more than one property – Mortgages – News

Category: Mortgages Updated: 21/08/2017 First Published: 21/08/2017 A new study has found that there has been a 30% increase in the number of adults who own multiple properties, up from 1.6 million in the period between 2000 and 2002 to 5.2 million people in 2012-2014. This means that one in 10 Brits now owns more than one house. Concentrated property wealth The study ...

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New standards in place for homes with pyrite

A mineral that causes cracks in walls and floors, pyrite is believed to be present in about 12,000 homes. The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has outlined four risk categories which, it is hoped, will provide comfort for those thinking of buying an affected property. Owners of properties where any pyrite is present may find it difficult to sell ...

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RBA still focused on household debt

The RBA’s Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), Christopher Kent, gave a speech this morning to the Moody’s Analytics Australia Conference 2017, which released a swathe of new data on Australia’s 1.6 million strong ($400 billion) securitised mortgage market, comprising around one-quarter of the nation’s outstanding home loans. Below is the speech in its entirety, with highlights in bold. Introduction I’d like ...

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