Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction or admin charges on current accounts.  The big two banks, AIB and Bank of Ireland made over €1 Billion profit between them in the first 6 months of 2018 – probably helped by fees such as these and also the large amounts […]
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KBC Increase Mortgage Rates

As the banks continue to try and get their balance sheets back to profit t- hey continue to drop deposit rates and increase mortgage rates.  (As we have seen with BOI UK – they will even increase tracker mortgages when they can .) KBC have today increased their standard variable rate for new applicants from […]
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KBC raise Mortgage Rate

With effect from September 1st – KBC  have increased the rate on their variable mortgages for new customers. The standard variable rate has risen by 0.25%  from from  4.25% to 4.5%. Other discounted variable rates have risen by .25% too . See the updated list of the Lowest Varaible Rate Mortgages here
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Mortgage Rates Rising

Several Irish mortgage  lenders have announced mortgage rate rises in recent days  – PTSB will be increasing their standard variable rate from 4.19% to  5.19% in March 2011. PTSB has already increased its fixed interest rates for existing mortgage holders, coming off fixed rates.  The 2-year rate rises from 5.25% to 7.25%  ,  the 5-year […]
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