Finding exactly what’s best for youTypes of Mortgages
The type of mortgage you need will be dependent on your circumstances and the property you intend to purchase, but there may then also be a range of mortgage products from which you can choose.
Types of Mortgage
Fixed rates, variable rates and more…
The difference between these generally relates to how the actual interest rate is calculated and/ or how long it will apply. Here is our guide to the main types on offer
Fixed Rate Mortgages
These are pretty straight-forward in the sense that, it is of a fixed interest rate for a fixed period, which won’t change within that time, so it won’t be affected by the Bank of Englands rate changes.
The rate offered may be higheror lower than the lenders standard variable rate, but there is obviously reassurance in knowing exactly what your repayments are going to be for that set period of time, regardless of what the Bank of England decide.
Variable Mortgages come in a variety of guises, the common factor being that the interest rate can change at any time. The most common variable products are:
Standard Variable Rate (SVR) Mortgages – these are set at the base rate used by the lender but can increase or decrease in line with any changes to the Bank of England base rate. Standard Variable rate can apply for the lifetime of the mortgage or until a new deal is taken.
Discount Mortgages – these offer a discount from the lender’s SVR for a specified time period, usually between 1 and 3 years. Since SVR’s vary from lender to lender, the highest discount doesn’t always correspond to the lowest rate on offer.
Tracker Mortgages – these are generally offered at a few percent above the Bank of England base rate and this set rate then increases and decreases in line with any changes to that bank rate. Tracker products will have a defined time period which is generally anything from 1 to 5 years.
Capped Rate Mortgages – these move in line with the Standard Variable Rate, decreasing by and increasing by the same value but never exceeding the specified capped rate.
Offset Mortgages – these are an entirely different proposition altogether, linking the mortgage to the borrower’s savings and current accounts. Interest is only paid on the difference between the two, meaning that any savings are effectively acting as an overpayment.
Choosing the Best Deal
Scouring the whole of the market to find the best mortgage products for you
With access to the entire market, we have no limitations when it comes to finding just the right mortgage product, including:
First Time Buyer Mortgages
It’s an exciting time. You’ve found your dream home and you want to make it yours. Our experienced mortgage team will expertly guide and support you throughout the process.
Whether it’s to secure a better deal, raise capital or carry out major home improvements the Airborne team will keep you in total control and help you avoid overpaying
Buy To Let Mortgages
It doesn’t matter if you are new to the buy-to-let market or a seasoned landlord, at Airborne Mortgage Solutions we’ll make sure the calculations work
Don’t simply accept that your options are limited. Even with an adverse credit history or CCJs, we can scour the whole market to meet your needs.
If you are looking for your first office or even expanding your company’s existing estate, our independence gives us access to both specialist and high street lenders.
Lifetime Mortgages and Equity Release
Looking to release the equity you’ve built up to support your retirement or the aspirations of your family?
Self Employed Mortgages
Self-employed and dreading the process of arranging your mortgage?
As a mortgage is secured against your home, it could be repossessed if you do not keep up the mortgage repayments.
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