What Types of Mortgages are Available in Ireland?

A mortgage is a type of debt that is secured by real estate. In default payments, the borrower is responsible for repaying the debt. The primary reason for obtaining a mortgage is to purchase a property that cannot be paid in total upfront for an individual in Ireland who cannot afford to pay in cash. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that financing a mortgage in the modern era of the economic downturn may be more complex and complicated than previously anticipated. In addition to limiting the guidelines, creditors and lending companies appear to pick and choose which people’s lives will improve.

Types Mortgages Available in Ireland

Fixed-Rate Mortgage: It is a type of mortgage with a fixed rate for the loan duration, allowing buyers to estimate the cost of a large purchase while making smaller, more predictable payments over time. Reverse Mortgage: It is a type of mortgage loan that allows the borrower to access the property’s unencumbered value through residential property. Typically, older homeowners are targeted for these loans, which do not require monthly mortgage payments. A reverse …

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Making money from death, is it moral?

Financial innovation has meant you can make money from many things which may or may not be considered morally correct, there are ‘short sellers’ who make money when the price of a stock drops, some people consider that a bad thing, others feel that it is proof of an efficient market working correctly. Then you have the likes of ‘vice funds’ which invest only in things considered immoral such as weapons manufacturers, liquor distilleries, beer brewers and gambling. Then there are those that literally make money from death and today we will consider that group of investors, the SLS traders [naturally there are other non-market groups such as those dealing in blood diamonds but they are not tradable and fall outside of the remit of our description].

There is a thing called a ‘secondary life settlement’ (SLS), and it is a financial trade where an investor buys a persons life insurance policy from them and continues to pay the premiums on it, then when the seller dies the buyer gets the …

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