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In a pre-Budget submission for IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Values, economist Jim Power says enabling those earning up to €60,000 to borrow up to 4.5 times income, as opposed to the current 3.5 times income, would bring some equity to the market and give hope to a large cohort of the younger generation.
Responding to the most recent Daft.ie Rent Price Report for Q2 2021 IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, said the latest report highlights yet again that it is only in the two most expensive areas in which to buy property, Dublin 4 and Dublin 6, that repaying a mortgage on a three-bedroom home is more expensive than paying rent, and at that it is only marginally so.
Commenting on the most recent Central Bank Retail Interest Rates publication for April, Brokers Ireland said with the second highest rate in the eurozone, after Greece, Irish mortgages holders are paying over €83,000 more than their euro area counterparts on a €300,000 mortgage over 30 years. (see chart below).
Brokers Ireland, which has long called for long-term fixed interest rate mortgages in Ireland, has welcomed the introduction by Finance Ireland of a 20-year fixed mortgage for the first time in Ireland.
Commenting on the most recent Residential Mortgage Arrears and Repossessions from the Central Bank for Q4 2020, Brokers Ireland noted that while a reduction in the number of arrears cases is positive, they are still far too high and not enough is being done to address the issue which, well over a decade on from the financial crash, is impacting Ireland’s disproportionately higher mortgage interest rates than those of the euro area.
Responding to the most recent Daft.ie rental Report for Q4 2020 IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, said it is notable just how much more expensive it continues to be to rent a home rather than buy one.
Commenting on the recent decision by the Central Bank to leave the mortgage rules unchanged, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, warned that the severity of the rules are “storing up very deep problems for society that will have terrible consequences into the future.”
Commenting on the most recent CSO Residential Property Price Index for September IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, said while the number of dwelling purchases in September was up on August the level of transactions at 3,193 is “paltry” with just over 19 percent of these being new dwellings.
Athenry Credit Union has recently announced that they have entered the mortgage market, offering mortgages up to €200,000.
As the Central Bank’s retail interest rates for August reveal a continuing wide gap between Irish and euro area mortgage holders, with Irish consumers paying 2.83 percent compared with 1.35 percent on average across the euro area, a differential of 1.48 percent, Brokers Ireland said there is not enough competition in the Irish mortgage market and Irish consumers may have to wait until they can access mortgages across EU borders before we’re likely to see strong competition.