Mortgages: Bank of Ireland increase Standard Variable Rate by 1.5pc

Bank of Ireland increases Standard Variable RateOn the same day that the Bank of England kept Bank Base Rate on hold at 0.5% for the 36th consecutive month the Bank of Ireland are the latest mortgage lender to increase their Standard Variable Rates (SVR). Last week Halifax and Natwest RBS announced increases in their SVR pushing up mortgage costs for over a million customers. Are ...