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Polish holders of Swiss franc mortgages chide banks in Warsaw protest
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Several hundred holders of Swiss franc mortgages demonstrated in Poland's capital on Saturday, demanding banks ease the burden of these loans whose cost rocketed when the franc shot up last month following a policy shift by the Swiss National Bank. Blowing whistles and trumpets, the protesters marched through central Warsaw, stopping at the finance ministry and financial regulator as they waved ...
 
Reverse Mortgages: How To Find A Good One
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Finding a reverse mortgage generally means using a lender that specializes in them. Here's how to find a reputable one.
 
720 days of mortgage arrears totalling €8bn
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The percentage of mortgages in long-term arrears is on the increase with more than €8bn of total arrears falling into this category, new data shows.
 
Russians write open letter to Putin over foreign-currency mortgages
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Russians with foreign-currency mortgages have written an open letter to President Vladimir Putin seeking help with repayments that have soared because of the ruble's plunge, saying they were misled by banks. "We are the first to feel the shock from the economic sanctions and political intrigues of the West," the letter read. "We are faced with answering to the banks with our lives for the risky ...
 
Reverse Mortgages: The Rewards And Risks
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They can boost retirement income, but you need to know the drawbacks.
 
Credit Suisse Reduces Quarterly Profit 25%
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The bank cited investigations in the U.S. relating to mortgages as it booked the charge that reduced fourth-quarter profit by 25 percent, Credit Suisse said in a statement Friday. Credit Suisse, based in Zurich, increased legal provisions after Morgan Stanley agreed to settle probes into its creation and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities for $2.6 billion Feb. 25. JPMorgan Chase & Co ...
 
HSH.com Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar: Fixed Mortgage Rates Rise Again This Week
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FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- Rates on the most popular types of mortgages were mixed this week, with fixed rates rising a little but ARMs declining a bit, according to HSH.com's Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar. ...
 
Former Fianna Fáil councillor in Cork returned for trial on fraud charges
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Charges against Gary O’Flynn relate to his financial consultancy work on mortgages
 
As more seniors rely on reverse mortgages, troubles beckon for heirs
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A new government report shows many seniors are taking out reverse mortgages on their homes without fully understanding the ramifications, leading to foreclosures among borrowers and a tangle of problems for heirs after the borrower dies.
 
Mortgages to the value of €1.3 billion drawn down in Q4
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A total of 22,119 mortgages were drawn down in 2014, including 7,583 in fourth quarter