Monthly Archives: December 2013

Car & Home insurance prices set to rise following RSA bailout!!

Worrying news for car and homeowners as they could face paying more for their motor and home insurance after one of the largest players in the Irish insurance market had to get yet another bailout from its British parent. This financial turmoil at RSA Insurance Ireland is now estimated to cost families around €100 in higher premiums according to experts as they will be forced to increase premiums to avoid any further bailouts and stay alive.

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Congrats to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, voted Continental Irish Van of the Year 2014!

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been announced as the 2014 Continental Irish van of the year winner by the Irish Motoring Writers’ Association (IMWA). The award criteria was based on driving quality, comfort, safety, reliability, versatility and value for money. The jury said that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter raises the bar in terms of comfort, quality and economy and it is no surprise that it came out on top. The newest Sprinter was launched in September of this year and boasts a full range of the latest driver assists and Eco friendly engines that helps keep cost to a minimum. Prices start from approximately €23,750 and vary depending on van and engine size.

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New loans for Irish landlords – Paddy Compare for landlord insurance!

More good news for landlords as banks continue to offer mortgages aimed at improving the rental market. Rents have been rising in Dublin over the last number of months but there is now concerns over a lack of residential properties for tenants. The Permanent TSB launched new loans for buy to let investors. The Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that the Irish economy was being repaired piece by piece and was happy to hear the new loan offers in efforts to stabilise the apartment rents sector.

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Van & truck sales on the rise – Van insurance Ireland at Paddy Compare

New car sales in November down by 20% on this time last year as confirmed by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry. Whilst sales are down, Volkswagen remained top of the charts in terms of sales, closely followed by Toyota and Ford. Despite a slow down in car sales, van sales have been on the rise and truck sales have jumped by around 120% in November and are up 25% for the year.

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