Category Archives: To fix or not to fix

KBC announces new Irish mortgage rates

Irish mortgage rates rise again, this time it’s the turn of KBC Homeloans. Is it worth switching to this lender for €1,000? Good Financial Housekeeping is willing to analyse individual cases where requested. Continue reading

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Haven hikes mortgage rates

Haven Mortgages increases mortgage rates for Irish customers. The 5 year fixed rate product may still be good value with uncertain times ahead. Continue reading

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Are 5 year fixed mortgage rates attractive?

Irish mortgage lenders have increased interest rates yet again, despite no increase yet in the ECB 1% rate. Is it time to look at the 5 year fixed rate offerings if you are on a standard variable rate or if you are about to take a new mortgage? Continue reading

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Feeling the burden of mortgage rate increases

To fix or not to fix – Irish Times article of 9th August 2010 including views of Austin Hughes of KBC and Rachel Doyle of PIBA Mortgage Services Continue reading

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Time to go for fixed rates?

Following our recent Good Financial Housekeeping “To fix or not to fix” post, PIBA (Professional Insurance Brokers Association) put out the following press release on 8th August:-  Broker group PIBA has advised mortgage holders – except those on tracker rates – to … Continue reading

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To fix or not to fix?

Irish mortgage rates rise again. Is it time to fix? Continue reading

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