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Help to buy a home in 2024 Irelands buoyant labour market has meant that rising interest rates have not dampened demand for mortgages. A record 30,000 First Time Buyers received mortgage approval in 2023. First time buyers make up the largest portion of the mortgage...
Buying a home in 2024 – three ways to boost your chances of becoming a homeowner in 2024 Demand from first time buyers is at an all time high with over 30,000 mortgage applications approved in 2023. Looking at some stats, the median age of a first-time buyer is now 35...
Planning on buying a home in 2024 – these are the figures you need to know New year is a time for new resolutions and is also the busiest time for enquiries from mortgage applicants. Last year saw record numbers of first time buyers securing mortgage approval with...
doddl in the News - Our latest mortgage expert contribution published in The Times this weekend covers how to make a successful mortgage application. Here are some of our thoughts at doddl on how to make a successful mortgage application - What are the tips for...
We worked with Sinead Ryan of the Irish Independent to answer one of her readers questions – See full article here - Read here The question raised was: I bought my first apartment when I was 25 with help from my parents. I am now 34 and am buying with my partner (we...
What is the lowest mortgage rate in Ireland right now? Green rate mortgages are the lowest rates available in Ireland right now. Green rates start from 3.65%. Not all lenders offer Green rates so if you are eligible for a Green rate mortgage then you should certainly...
Mortgage Switching activity has decreased by 80pc in 2023 despite the savings available from switching almost doubling to €591 per month or over €7,000 per annum.
Front page news for our Q2 Irish Independent doddl.ie mortgage switching Index, here’s what we have to say.
Some key considerations when financing the building a home in Ireland
Avant currently offer some of the lowest rates in the Irish market and offer unique long term mortgage rates under their One Mortgage product offering.
Green mortgage rates are available to first time buyers, movers and switchers where BER of the home is B3 or above. All new builds will have an A rating so all eligible.
Here, our Home Buyer Helper team outline the simple steps involved in getting funding for refurbishments once you’ve secured your property.
Householders rolling off fixed rates could be needlessly overpaying almost €16,000 in the next three years on the average mortgage if they do not make the right choice about their next move, an expert has warned.
There are many advantages to purchasing a new build home. Our Home Buyer Helper team have put together this quick guide on what you’re getting, and what to look out for.
As a follow on from our interview with Claire Byrne, we share some information on mortgage switching and highlight the importance of reviewing your mortgage rate.
Latest ESRI research shows that 46% of mortgage holders do not compare mortgage offers despite what it say are differences of tens of thousands of Euros in interest savings.
House hunting can be frustrating, and sometimes disappointing but you don’t need to go it alone. Here our Home Buyer Helper team outline a few basic tips to help you set yourself up for a better house hunting experience.
The First Home Scheme is designed to support home ownership by bridging the gap between what an eligible first time buyer can secure as mortgage approval under Central Bank loan to income rules
Prepare for Mortgage Payment Increases: Tips for Irish Homeowners as Fixed-Rate Mortgages Come to an End
As fixed-rate mortgages come to an end, Irish homeowners could see an immediate payment increase of up to €489 per month, according to the latest doddl.ie Mortgage Switching Index.
Our experts outline the steps required to get on Ireland’s first home scheme
We highlight the significant savings that can be made by switching your mortgage and also look at whether those on short term fixed rates should look to break out of their fixed rate and lock into a longer term fixed rate in anticipation of expected rate increases.
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