Rising mortgage rates mean the savings that homeowners can make by switching their mortgage have doubled in the past six months. Mortgage rates being charged by conventional lenders have breached the 7pc barrier for the first time in over a decade. This means some households may be paying a record of up to €7,000 in extra repayments a year by not switching lenders, according to the latest Irish Independent/Doddl.ie mortgage switching index. At the start […]