AIB: 25 Percent Deposit For One-Bedroom Mortgage


AIB is reportedly asking would-be homeowners looking to purchase a one-bedroom apartment to pay more than a 25% mortgage deposit. As reported in the, the state-owned lender has reduced the level of mortgage funding for one-bedroom properties – a move could hurt first-time buyers.
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Government Slices and Dices Budget Across Board; Most Vulnerable Hardest Hit


Many struggling families may suffer with an additional €1,000 a year loss after they’re hit by a bundle of stealth charges, with a second wave of additional pain possible. According to Brendan Howlin, Public Expenditure minister, said €2.2 billion in spending cuts would leave all middle-income families to deal with considerably higher bills, as reported in the Irish Examiner.
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