Nationwide cuts interest rates on fixed mortgages
Nationwide has announced it will cut its interest rates on fixed rate mortgages at 85, 90 and 95% of the property’s value by up to 0.20%.
The reductions are being made on a range of the mutual’s two, three and five-year fixed rate deals, with rates for those mortgage customers with a 5% deposit now starting at 3.99% for a two-year fixed rate mortgage with a £999 fee.
The rates for those with 10% upfront start at 2.49%, while those with a 15% deposit start at 1.94%, both with a £999 fee.
Buyers opting for a five-year fixed rate mortgage deal will see rates chopped to 2.99% for the 85% LTV product, 3.29% for the 90% LTV product, and 4.79% LTV for the 95% product, all with a £999 fee.
£500 cashback and no valuation fees
The Society has also made all mortgage valuations fee-free for first-time buyers and home movers, while first-time buyers are able to access a £500 cashback to help with the cost of moving.
Henry Jordan, Nationwide’s head of mortgages, said: “We are reducing rates for those with smaller deposits who are looking for competitive rates and payment security over a range of terms, with a focus on first-time buyers who will continue to qualify for a £500 cashback.
“All mortgage valuations are now fee-free for all customers and Nationwide main current account customers can access a cashback of £250, both irrespective of which product they choose, further helping customers to secure a home of their own.”