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Matters relating to financing and budgeting for your project can be challenging. This section aims to help you get a better understanding of the complexities associated with the financial and legal side of construction.
Latest iFinance Blogs:
Date Posted: Monday September 05 2011
ONLINE betting accounts are being used as reasons for refusing struggling homeowners the option of having a mortgage approved or restructured
Date Posted: Thursday September 01 2011
FAMILIES whose homes are repossessed may be allowed to stay in their properties in return for giving up ownership and renting it from the state.
Date Posted: Thursday August 11 2011
The cost of living rose 2.7 percent in the last year, with energy and housing costs fuelling the hike, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.
Date Posted: Friday August 05 2011
Thousands of euro in savings are feared lost after Dublin based Home Payments went bust. Customers advised to cancel all direct debits immediately
Date Posted: Tuesday July 19 2011
PERMANENT TSB has increased its variable rates for the third time this year in a move that has seen some of its mortgage costs top 6pc for the first time in three years.
Date Posted: Friday July 01 2011
New research has found that only a tiny percentage of people are planning to buy a home in the next year, as plunging property values and a lack of bank lending keep mortgage holders tied to their current homes
Date Posted: Tuesday June 07 2011
This process is certainly going to force homeowners in arrears to take a long hard look at their current outgoings with a forensic approach to analyzing their expenditure, but the success of the process will be entirely dependent on honesty when completing the forms. The upside of this process is that it can help disspell the notion that some homeowners are simply choosing to not meet payments, and that is only a cold comfort at best!
Date Posted: Tuesday May 31 2011
Tens of thousands of customers have had claims falsely registered against them on an internal insurance industry database, leading to fears of overcharging across the industry.
Date Posted: Friday May 27 2011
It may never be 'Rocket Science' to suggest shopping around for the best price on any purchase and while a 126 euro per year on the Mortgage Protection Premium may not sound like a lot, it can certainly add up over the lifetime of a Mortgage. So start shopping around!
Date Posted: Friday May 20 2011
Regular reports over the past 18 months or 2 years show this figure steadily increasing but in all that time there's still been no mention of any plan to halt the increase, to deal with the problems being faced by Irish Homeowners that's what we want/need to hear. Not to oversimplify the issue but in a nutshell Irish Homeowners are bailing out the banks, will through future taxes be paying for the sovereign debt which has been taken on by the Government from the banks. So what we need is a solution that suits not vested interests or even the economy but society, so Enda, Eamonn, Richard, Leo, Michael, Joan et al - it's over to you. Rant over!