Fixed-Rate Mortgage

BBC News  Oct 6  Comment 
Barclays and NatWest raise rates by as much as 0.9% percentage points for new borrowers.  May 1  Comment 
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Motley Fool  Apr 12  Comment 
It's one of the two major types of mortgages, and the rate of interest charged on fixed-rate mortgages stays the same throughout the life of the loan.
Motley Fool  Apr 7  Comment 
While the mortgage process can be quite intimidating at first, the loan choices available to you are actually rather straightforward.  Feb 11  Comment 
Fee-free deal lacks headline-grabbing interest rate but is likely to be welcomed by first-time buyers looking for long-term security TSB has opened a new front in the mortgage price war, launching a 10-year fixed-rate mortgage aimed at customers...  Feb 6  Comment 
First Direct and Barclays slug it out as Bank of England holds base rate at 0.5% Interest rates on fixed-rate mortgages have fallen to new lows, with First Direct and Barclays engaged in a price war that is pushing the cost down even for those...


A fixed-rate mortgage is a mortgage loan that has a fixed interest rate over its entire duration. The most common durations are 15 and 30 year mortgage loans, although some banks may be willing to issue them for up to 50 years. Fixed-rate mortgages are often more expensive, but less riskier, than adjustable-rate mortgages. You can calculate these with the help of Mortgages Calculator.

The Freddie Mac 30-year fixed-rate mortgage benchmark is shown below.

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