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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows strong growth in mortgage drawdowns and approvals

27 Oct , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q3 2021 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for September 2021. The following are the key figures from the Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q3 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 11,479 new mortgages to the value of €2,784 million […]

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Increasing demand for retrofitting as research shows nearly half of consumers plan to undertake energy efficiency home improvements in next three years – BPFI

15 Oct , 2021  

New consumer research published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows an increasing demand for retrofitting with new research showing 49% of consumers are planning to undertake energy efficient home improvements in the next three years, up from 43% on February 2020. Among those who plan such improvements, upgrades to heating controls (24% […]

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Almost €1.2 billion worth of mortgages approved in August – BPFI

24 Sep , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for August 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 4,572 mortgages were approved in August 2021 – first-time buyers (FTBs) were approved for 2,462 mortgages (53.8% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,181 (25.8%). […]

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Strong growth potential as Q2 housing completions now on a par with 2019 levels

2 Sep , 2021  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q2 2021 published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows housing activity is increasing significantly with a healthy pipeline of housing supply and mortgage demand pointing to strong growth potential. The monitor also highlights a shift in construction activity away from Dublin as builders focus more on other […]

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Almost €1.3 billion worth of mortgages approved in July – BPFI

27 Aug , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for July 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 5,033 mortgages were approved in July 2021 – first-time buyers (FTBs) were approved for 2,766 mortgages (55.0% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,272 (25.3%). The […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows strong growth in mortgage drawdowns and approvals

27 Jul , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q2 2021 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for June 2021. The following are the key figures from the Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q2 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 9,625 new mortgages to the value of €2,230 […]

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Housing activity recovers strongly buts faces cost and affordability headwinds

10 Jun , 2021  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q4 2020 published by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that housing activity recovered strongly in early 2021 despite public health measures that shut down much of residential building, but it could take at least until 2024 before supply comes close to meeting demand. Providing his analysis of the […]

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Strong growth in mortgage approvals continues in April driven by FTBs

1 Jun , 2021  

A total of 4,362 mortgages valued at €1,089 million were approved in April 2021; highest value for April since BPFI started collecting this data in 2011 1st June 2021 – Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for April 2021. The following are the key elements: A total […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows volume of FTB drawdowns at highest Q1 levels since 2007

29 Apr , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q1 2021 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for March 2021.The following are the key figures from the Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q1 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 9,091 new mortgages to the value of €2,142 million were […]

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Solid growth in February mortgage approvals

25 Mar , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for February 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 3,651 mortgages were approved in February 2021 – first-time buyers (FTBs) were approved for 1,969 mortgages (53.9% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 903 (24.7%). […]