Denial and inertia are the reasons for high costs - not the banks
Karl Deeter Talking Finance Don’t just blame the banks for your mortgage woes – it’s more complicated than that
Karl Deeter Talking Finance: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater
Margins made on interest rates here are about the only thing the banks have going for them. So why would AIB throw that away?
State is a paltry provider when it comes to the poor
The reason we fail consistently with social housing is down to expectations of how it will be provided versus what happens in reality.
Central Bank's intervention on mortgages is wrongheaded
Karl Deeter Talking Finance: Premature Central Bank prudence and protection is a punishment not a panacea.
First-timers must show ability to repay their loans
First-time buyers need to be aware of repayment capacity issues when seeking credit in this market, writes Karl Deeter.
Tracker options are window dressing in a broken market
Comment: The banks’ true intention is to re-profile loans that would otherwise never be altered.