Irish Independent: Fixed-rate mortgage price war heats up


Trevor Grant of theAssociation of Irish Mortgage Advisors suggests that this research demonstrates the importance of getting expert advice before making any financial decision

“In some circumstances, cashback offers make sense for consumers. However, some people can be unduly swayed by the immediate promise of free money, even if it means they may have to pay more initially for their mortgage. Often these monies are earmarked for white goods or furniture and while this is perfectly fine, it is vital that the borrower understands any longer-term implications of their choice of mortgage provider.”