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2.89% Fixed Rate to 30 April 2020

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A fixed rate mortgage is ideal for customers wanting to plan ahead and budget better without any unwanted surprises.  This type of mortgage offers certainty and stability for those who prefer to budget for a fixed period of time.

Loan to Value (LTV) A fixed interest rate of 2.89% to 30 April 2020 Then changing to our SVR for rest of mortgage term, currently The overall cost for comparison is
90% 2.89% 4.99% 4.6% APRC
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Based on a £169,728 mortgage, secured by first charge on your main residential property, repaid on a repayment basis over a 28 year term: 37 monthly payments at a fixed rate of 2.89%, (£737.37) £27,282.69. 299 monthly payments at standard variable rate (currently 4.99%), (£918.63) £274,670.37. Valuation fee on property of £192,388, payable when you apply £240 (see scale). Application fee payable when you apply £199. Completion fee payable at time of legal completion £199. Telegraphic Transfer fee payable when you apply £25.
Mortgage Discharge Fee payable at the end of your mortgage £150. Total Amount Payable £302,766.06.


  • An Early Repayment Charge applies if overpayments exceed 10% of the balance at the start of each year until 30/04/20:  4% of the amount repaid until 30/04/17; 3% of the amount repaid until 30/04/18; 2% of the amount repaid until 30/04/19; and 1% of the amount repaid until 30/04/20
  • Application fee £199, completion fee £199
  • Other lending criteria may apply - details available on request.

Additional features

  • The Society will pay the Higher Lending Charge for mortgages between 75% and 90% LTV
  • Make overpayments of 10% of the current balance each year without incurring early repayment charges
  • This mortgage is fully portable if the property is sold within the scheme period (terms apply).  Please refer to our Portability Information Sheet.
  • 'Fees Assisted' legal services on a standard purchase or remortgage (terms apply).

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Working out your mortgage budget

It’s a good idea to know approximately how much you’ll have to spend before you start house hunting. The Melton’s mortgage advisors will help work out an affordability budget with you to give you an indication of how much you may be able to borrow.

Saving for your deposit

Opening a savings account can be a good way to save up for your deposit. Take a look at our range of savings accounts.

Finding your first home

Make friends with the agents. Calling and visiting your estate agents regularly will help ensure you’re the first to know when a hot new property hits the market.
Put aside a whole day, and do a number of viewings (six is the suggested maximum). Go on a weekday if you can – estate agents will give you more time than at the weekend.
Take your own pictures. These are much more useful than glossy agents’ shots. Film your visits on your phone, too. That way, you have something to refer back to.

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Home insurance

We offer competitive buildings and contents insurance in partnership with Uinsure. Find out more.