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Up to 3% Back in Cash on your new mortgage

The EBS up to 3% Back in Cash Mortgage Offer

We are offering home buyers up to 3% Back in Cash. That’s 2% of the value of your new mortgage upfront and 1% in five years if you are a first time buyer, mover, purchasing a holiday home or switching your mortgage to EBS. Please see the terms and conditions of this EBS up to 3% Back in Cash Offer below.

Yep …that's up to €5,000 two months after drawdown and a further €2,500 in 5 years’ time on a €250,000 mortgage, Back in Cash. Why? Because an EBS Mortgage Master knows the mortgage process back to front – they know that that extra few bob really counts in the final moving in stage.

The terms and conditions of the up to 3% Back in Cash Offer have been updated and;

  • As of the 24 February 2022, the offer is not available on the new EBS Green 4 Year Fixed Rate and;
  • Customers who are applying for any Variable Rate (including the Tracker Interest Rate Retention Product) or 1 Year Fixed Rate have until the 24 August 2022 to drawdown to be eligible for the offer. As of the 24 August 2022, the offer is not available on any Variable Rate and 1 Year Fixed Rate.

Your EBS Mortgage Master doesn’t like any messing or fussing either. That’s why you get your EBS 3% Back in Cash mortgage offer into the current account used to pay your mortgage, using a direct debit, 2% within two months of drawdown and an another 1% after five years. This offer is subject to conditions of the mortgage.

Sounds Great! Show me some examples

The amount you’ll get back depends on the size of your mortgage. Simples. Here are some examples.

My Mortgage Back in Cash at Drawdown Back in Cash Year 5
€100,000 €2,000 €1,000
€150,000 €3,000 €1,500
€220,000 €4,400 €2,200
€250,000 €5,000 €2,500

But am I eligible? Only if…

  • You are a mortgage customer who is a first time buyer, a mover, purchasing a holiday home or is switching a mortgage loan to us.
  • You are buying a property in Ireland that you intend to live in or you are switching your PDH mortgage to us.
  • You have a mortgage loan that draws down between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2022.
  • You are drawing down on either a 2 Year Fixed Rate, 3 Year Fixed Rate, or 5 Year Fixed Rate. If you are a customer applying for any Variable Rate or 1 Year Fixed Rate you have until the 24 August 2022 to drawdown to be eligible for the offer.
  • We receive a completed copy of the EBS Back in Cash application form from you and we accept it and you have a valid direct debit set up on the current account used for the mortgage repayment.
  • If you have a tracker mortgage with another mortgage provider, switching your mortgage to EBS means you will lose your existing tracker rate. We recommend you seek independent financial advice before deciding to switch your mortgage.
  • To be eligible for the 1% Back in Cash after year five, you must, on the fifth year anniversary of the mortgage loan drawdown date:
    • Have made all your mortgage loan repayments in full and on time
    • Still be living in the property you took the mortgage loan out on.

You will not be eligible if...

  • You are already a customer who is availing of a top-up or transfer of title mortgage loan; and/or
  • You already got an EBS Back in Cash offer for a mortgage loan on the same property
  • You are drawing down on any Variable Rate (including the Tracker Interest Rate Retention Product) or 1 Year Fixed Rate after the 24 August 2022 or;
  • You are drawing down on the EBS Green 4 Year Fixed Rate.

Mortgage Features & Benefits

  • This 3% Back in Cash offer is available for first time buyers, movers, holiday home buyers or switchers. It is not available for transfers of title or top up applications.
  • You can borrow up to 90% of the value of the property - Loan To Value (LTV).
  • Up to 80% loan to value is available for a studio apartment valued at €275,000 or above, or a one bedroom property. We do not lend to buy studio apartments valued at under €275,000.
  • Repayment term up to 35 years, depending on the age of borrowers.
  • You will need to be over 18 and security will be required before you can get a mortgage.

Important Information

  • What you can borrow will also depend on what you can comfortably afford to repay monthly. This typically should not be more than 35% of your disposable income, however this may vary according to individual circumstances.
  • If you take our a Mortgage with a Fixed Rate of at least one year and decide to repay all or part of it early, if you change to a variable interest rate, or, if you change to another fixed interest rate we may charge you an early breakage fee. You can find information about how we calculate and when we charge this early breakage charge by clicking ‘Home Mortgages General and Regulatory Information’ below and then selecting ‘Our mortgage interest rate options’.
  • You will need to have Mortgage Protection Cover which can be arranged through us or you may get it through an Insurance company.
  • Keep in mind you will also need money for a valuation fee (you will need to use a valuer from the EBS Residential Mortgage Valuers panel), legal fees, maybe a surveyor and stamp duty. Also remember possible repairs and decoration costs on your new home.

Terms and Conditions

EBS Back-in-Cash Mortgage Offer

  • 2% Back–in-Cash at drawdown means we will pay you 2% of the mortgage loan amount that is drawn down. We will pay this 2% into the current account you use for mortgage repayments within two months of drawdown.
  • 1% Back-in-Cash in year 5 means we will pay you 1% of the mortgage loan amount originally drawn down. We will pay this 1% into the current account you use for mortgage repayments within two months of the fifth year anniversary of the mortgage loan drawdown date.

 

To qualify for the EBS Back-in-Cash Mortgage Offer

  • You have to draw down the mortgage loan between 1 January 2019 and 31 of December 2022.
  • You must draw down on one of the eligible Fixed Rates, 2 Year Fixed Rate, 3 Year Fixed Rate, or 5 Year Fixed Rate. If you are a customer applying for any Variable Rate (including the Tracker Interest Rate Retention Product) or 1 Year Fixed Rate, you have until the 24 August 2022 to drawdown to be eligible for the offer.
  • You must be a mortgage customer who is a first time buyer, a mover, purchasing a holiday home or is switching a mortgage loan to us.
  • You are buying a property in Ireland that you intend to live in or you are switching your PDH  mortgage to us.
  • You must fill in and send us the EBS Back-in-Cash Mortgage Offer application form and we have to accept this form.
  • You must have a working direct debit set up on the current account used for the mortgage repayment.
  • If you have a self-build mortgage loan - see below.

 

To qualify for the EBS 1% Back-in-Cash on the fifth year anniversary of your mortgage loan drawdown date you also need to:

  • Have your mortgage loan repayments up-to-date.
  • Have met with all your other mortgage loan terms and conditions.
  • Have no outstanding scheduled repayments to be made on your mortgage loan.
  • Live in the property to which the mortgage loan relates, as your home in Ireland.

 

If you are building your own home:

The first drawdown must occur between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2022. If so:-

  • We will pay you 2% of the amount of each stage drawdown of the mortgage loan, which is drawn down within 18 months of the first drawdown. We will pay this 2% into the current account you use for mortgage repayments within two months of each stage drawdown.
  • We will pay you 1% of the total mortgage loan amount drawn down within 18 months of the first drawdown. We will pay this 1% of the total mortgage loan into the current account you use for mortgage repayments within two months of the fifth year anniversary of the first drawdown of the mortgage loan.
  • Any drawdown occurring after 18 months of the first drawdown will not qualify.

 

You will not qualify for the EBS Back-in-Cash Mortgage Offer if:-

  • You are drawing down on any Variable Rate (including the Tracker Interest Rate Retention Product) or 1 Year Fixed Rate after the 24 August 2022 or;
  • You are drawing down on the EBS Green 4 Year Fixed Rate.
  • You are already a mortgage customer of ours who is obtaining a top-up loan or a transfer of title mortgage loan.
  • You have already got an EBS 2% Back in Cash Offer for a mortgage loan on the same property.

The offer will have no effect on the cost of your mortgage credit whether you take it or not.

If you have a tracker mortgage with another mortgage provider, switching your mortgage to EBS means you will lose your existing tracker rate. We recommend you seek independent financial advice before deciding to switch your mortgage.

  • The terms and conditions of the up to 3% Back in Cash Offer have been updated and;
    • As of the 24 February 2022, the offer is not available on the new EBS Green 4 Year Fixed Rate and;
    • Customers who are applying for any Variable Rate (including the Tracker Interest Rate Retention Product) or 1 Year Fixed Rate have until the 24 August 2022 to drawdown to be eligible for the offer. As of the 24 August 2022, the offer is no longer available on any Variable Rate (including the Tracker Interest Rate Retention Product) and 1 Year Fixed Rate.

We reserve the right to amend, withdraw or terminate the offer or substitute the offer with another or alter the specification of the offer without prior notice. Should the offer be amended, terminated or withdrawn, we will endeavour to inform all affected customers and will provide a similar alternative offer that meets with our regulatory obligations.

Warning: If you do not keep up your repayments you may lose your home.

Warning: You may have to pay charges if you pay off a fixed-rate loan early.

Warning: The cost of your monthly repayments may increase.

Warning: If you do not meet the repayments on your loan, your account will go into arrears. This may affect your credit rating, which may limit your ability to access credit in the future.

WARNING: YOUR HOME IS AT RISK IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP PAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR ANY OTHER LOAN SECURED ON IT.

THE PAYMENT RATES ON THIS HOUSING LOAN MAY BE ADJUSTED BY THE LENDER FROM TIME TO TIME. (Note: Applies to variable rate loans only)


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