Charges on Current Bank Accounts in Ireland

The majority of the banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction fees or admin charges on current bank accounts. The options for current accounts in Ireland will be shrinking over the next couple of years as Ulster Bank and KBC are both pulling out of Ireland. We have compared current bank account charges […]
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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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