Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland 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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