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Continued supply of housing required to moderate house price increases and improve affordability – BPFI Housing Market Monitor

6 Sep , 2022  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q2 2022 published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that housing supply needs to continue to increase in order to moderate house price increases and enhance affordability in the market. Outlining the key findings from the Monitor, Brian Hayes, BPFI Chief Executive said: “With an increase in […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows €1.4 billion in mortgage approvals in July

26 Aug , 2022  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for July 2022. The following are the key elements: A total of 5,255 mortgages were approved in July 2022 – first-time buyers (FTBs) were approved for 2,376 mortgages (45.2% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,075 (20.5%). […]

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Increasing supply may be easing house price growth but cost pressures are building – BPFI Housing Market Monitor

7 Jun , 2022  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q1 2022 published by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that while an increase in supply in housing may be easing the growth in property prices, this could be offset by the cost pressures building up in relation  to construction input prices which could have a knock-on effect on […]

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Major jump in housing pipeline in 2021 but capacity constraints in construction sector could curb housing supply as demand soars

8 Mar , 2022  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q4 2021 published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that while there was a major increase in the housing  pipeline in 2021, constraints in the construction sector, due to the continued impact of the pandemic  and labour shortages, could curb , and that housing supply as demand for […]

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Latest mortgage approvals figures show continued year-on-year growth in January 2022

24 Feb , 2022  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for January 2022. The following are the key elements: A total of 3,621 mortgages were approved in January 2022 – first-time buyers (FTBs) were approved for 1,868 mortgages (51.6% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 802 (22.1%). […]

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Almost €10.5 billion worth of mortgage drawdowns in 2021, the most since 2008

26 Jan , 2022  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q4 2021 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for December 2021.The following are the key figures from the Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q4 2021.  A total of 13,299 new mortgages to the value of €3,312 million were drawn down by borrowers during […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows almost €1.3 billion in mortgage approvals in November 2021

12 Jan , 2022  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for November 2021. The following are the key figures: A total of 4,959 mortgages were approved in November 2021 – some 2,662 were for FTBs (53.7%) of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,172 (23.6%). The number of mortgages […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows almost €1.2 billion in mortgage approvals in October

30 Nov , 2021  

The Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for October 2021. The following are the key figures: A total of 4,568 mortgages were approved in October 2021 – some 2,533 were for FTBs (55.5%) of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,076 (23.6%). The number of […]

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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% […]