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ESB Makes Cuts To Mortgage Rates

Many EBS customers will be able to save on their current mortgages after an announcement from the building society made a statement that the company will be cutting its three- and five-year mortgages by 0.15 percent. The new rate came into effect last Thursday. EBS is a financial institution of Ireland that services over 400,000 …

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New Green Mortgages Offered By AIB

AIB’s broker-focused section recently introduced a green mortgage that offers competitively low rates, one of the lowest out there. The four-year fixed rate by Haven is set at 2.15 percent. Both existing and new homeowners can take advantage of this new offering. Further, the rate is acceptable regardless of the loan-to-value ratio.  In typical situations, …

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Square Inc. Launches Banking Platform

As the fintech sector continues to grow exponentially worldwide, the mobile banking space is sure to grow in tandem becoming increasingly crowded and more competitive. While there have been a few big platforms ruling the industry for the past decade, such as PayPal and many commercial banks such as AIB and Bank of Ireland launching …

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Allied Irish Banks Alter Lending Rules

The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound effect on many industries in Ireland. One of the industries hit the hardest was the mortgage lending industry. Specifically, the Allied Irish Banks, AIB, has had to alter their lending rules to deal with the uncertainty attributed to Covid-19. In February 2021, AIB announced a major modification concerning their …

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