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  - Compare over one thousand 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgages to find the best rate for you.

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2.69% reverting to 3.74% 3.1% Fixed31/10/202780%To 31/10/2027Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £999 

1.69% reverting to 3.75% 3.0% Fixed5 years65%1st 5 yrs Details...
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  Product Fee: Booking £999 

1.75% reverting to 3.74% 3.1% Fixed31/10/202275%To 31/10/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £999 

2.75% reverting to 4.24% 3.3% Fixed31/12/202765%To 31/12/2027Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £999 

2.11% reverting to 4.24% 3.5% Fixed30/11/202285%To 30/11/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: None 

2.45% reverting to 4.94% 4.1% Fixed31/12/202290%To 31/12/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £749, Booking £250 
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2.49% reverting to 4.70% 4.0% Fixed31/12/202275%1st 5 yrs Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £999 

2.59% reverting to 4.70% 3.9% Fixed31/12/202285%1st 5 yrs Details...
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  Product Fee: None 

1.88% reverting to 4.24% 3.4% Fixed30/11/202275%To 30/11/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £995 

1.73% reverting to 4.24% 3.4% Fixed30/11/202275%To 30/11/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £1495 

2.03% reverting to 4.24% 3.5% Fixed30/11/202285%To 30/11/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: Arrangement £995 

1.79% reverting to 3.69% 3.1% Fixed31/12/202260%To 31/12/2022Details...
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  Product Fee: Booking £749 

2.09% reverting to 4.54% 3.5% Fixed01/01/202370%To 01/01/2023Details...
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  Product Fee: None 

1.99% reverting to 3.69% 2.9% Fixed5 years75%1st 5 yrs Details...
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2.49% reverting to 3.74% 3.2% Fixed5 years75%1st 5 yrs Details...
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  Product Fee: Reservation £999 

2.48% reverting to 3.75% 3.6% Fixed28/02/202370%To 28/02/2023Details...
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  Product Fee: Booking £995 

1.83% reverting to 3.75% 3.2% Fixed28/02/202360%To 28/02/2023Details...
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  Product Fee: Booking £995 
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Last Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 01:24

Representative Example: £150,000 mortgage over 25 years initially at 2.75% fixed for 122 months and 4.24% variable for term. 122 monthly payments of £691.97 and 178 monthly payments of £765.77. Total amount payable £221,776.40 includes loan amount, interest of £70,727, valuation fees of £0 and product fees of £999. The overall cost for comparison is 3.3% APRC representative.

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Disclaimer: Credit will be secured by a mortgage on your property. YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE. Written quotations are available from individual lenders. Loans are subject to status and valuation and are not available to persons under the age of 18. All rates are subject to change without notice. Please check all rates and terms with your lender or financial adviser before undertaking any borrowing.

 

On this page:

  1. What is a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage?
  2. Should I fix my mortgage for 5 to 10 years?
  3. Who is a 5 to 10 year mortgage for?
  4. Advantages of a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage
  5. Disadvantages of a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage
  6. How to find the best 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage
  7. Alternatives

What is a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage?

A five to ten fixed rate mortgage is, as the name may suggest, a mortgage that retains the same interest rate for the first 5 to 10 years that you have it, no matter how much the lender raises or lowers its interest rates. After the inital period or 5 to 10 years, the interest you pay will transfer to your lender's standard variable rate. Fixed rate mortgages can last for a little as 2 or 3 years, but on this page, we will be looking at mortgages between 5 to 10 years.


Should I fix my mortgage for five to ten years?

If you fix your mortgage for 5 to 10 years then your interest rate will not change for the duration of your 5 to 10 year term. Other mortgage types can increase their rates any time, particular if you have a variable rate mortgage, which will increase the amount you need to pay your lender. If you find a good rate on a 5 year mortgage, you can commit to spending only the agreed fixed amount for 5 years before your lender can change the rate. This can be offer peace of mind since you don't need to worry about rising rates. Conversally, if mortgage rates go down, you will still be required to pay the fixed amount you agreed with your lender so choose carefully!


Who is a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage for?

To put it simply, these mortgages are most suitable to people who would find it hard or impossible to successfully make their mortgage payments their lenders rates were to increase within the next 5 to 10 years.


Advantages of a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage

A greater period of repayment security can be gained by opting for a longer term fixed rate. As well as security, with a longer term fixed rate you do not need to search for a new mortgage every couple of years, (and pay the fees associated with a new mortgage), as you might do with a shorter term fixed mortgage.


Disadvantages of a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage

The risk with a longer term fixed rate is that if rates drop, you could end up paying over the odds. This is not a large risk in the current low rate environment, but in this situation you may decide you want to change your mortgage before completing the initial fixed rate term to save money. Most fixed rate mortgages charge a fee if you want to change or repay your mortgage early, so it is wise to bear these charges in mind when you are deciding which longer term fixed rate mortgage to take. These charges might be very expensive, particularly in the early years.

When you look at our best buys, you will see that we have selected the best 5 - 10 Year fixed rate mortgage products from across different loan-to-value tiers in order to give a wide overview of what's available

However, if you can't find a product that's right for you don't worry - you can use our quick and easy mortgage search to access a more comprehensive list of mortgages.


Finding the best 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage

If you've decided that a long term fixed rate mortgage is for you, there's still plenty of options to consider. Primarily;

The mortgage rate

Determined by the size and value of the property you want a mortgage for, as well as your credit score and the size of your down payment (deposit). Generally speaking, the more money you can put down for a deposit, the better your mortgage rate will be since you present less of a risk to the lender.

Keep on the look out for fees! Some of the lower 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage rates may look very attractive, but they come with a painful arrangement fee, which can sometimes undo any benefit you would enjoy from the lower rate.

Fees and other charges

As always, you must read the small print! Sit down and work out how much you will be charged at the beginning and end of your mortgage. It's also worth knowing how much you will be charged if you need to cancel - even if you never do it, it's better to be prepared. Work out the full cost of your mortgage including fees when you compare.


Shorter fixed rate periods

You may find that the introductory rate on a short-term fixed rate mortgage is lower than that of a 5 to 10 year fixed rate mortgage, or if you choose a variable rate mortgage. Compare the best buy charts of these fixed rate mortgage and variable mortgages:

 
 
 

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