Mortgage affordability being kept under control – Scottish Business News

David Alexander, joint managing director of Apropos by DJ MORTGAGE lending is not in danger of running out of control as affordability is being kept under control according to a leading property management firm.  Apropos by DJ Alexander have analysed the statistics from UK finance and found that despite the value of new lending in the

Dublin’s private rented sector records sales of €1.35bn – The Irish Times

Dublin’s fast-growing private rented sector (PRS) continues to dominate the Irish property investment market, according to a new report from agent Hooke & MacDonald. For the second successive quarter, some 55 per cent of all investment transactions in the capital involved the purchase by institutional investors of both newly-built and existing apartment developments. To put

Housing Minister warned landlord watchdog at ‘significant risk’ of being unable to enforce new rent laws – Extra.ie

The Government’s rental market watchdog is at ‘significant risk’ of not being able to implement new legislation brought in to protect tenants, Extra.ie can reveal. Extra.ie has obtained two letters from the recently departed chair of the Residential Tenancies Board, Caitríona Walsh, to the Minister for Housing pressing structural concerns within the organisation that has

Want to pay off your mortgage as quickly as possible? Here's how – Galway Daily

We Irish love property as an investment and we all have a fear of missing out when it comes to our money. So if you’re one of those thinking of buying a property and paying off that mortgage as soon as possible, here’s how you might go about it. If you are considering getting on

Markets tepid ahead of crunch vote on new Brexit deal – The Telegraph

Stock markets fall slightly, with pound sat slightly up after week of surging strength London Stock Exchange shrugs off tough Hong Kong battle to post sales jump InterContinental hit by Hong Kong protests  Logistics firm Wincanton weighs offer for troubled Eddie Stobart What does Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal mean for UK business? Ryan Bourne: Left and Right

Exclusive: LIV Student Could Face Investigation Over 10% Rent Hikes – The University Times

Luxury student accommodation company LIV Student could face an investigation from the Residential Tenancies Board, amid reports that students living in the complex have been hit with rent increases of more than 10 per cent due to an “administrative incident”. The Residential Tenancies Board is reviewing the case – which saw some students living in