• 60% of homeowners weren’t aware that it was possible to choose a ten-year fixed-rate mortgage
• More than a third of borrowers would consider fixing their mortgage for ten years
• 68% feel that fixing their mortgage for ten years would give them financial peace of mind
Latest consumer research* from Mortgage Advice Bureau highlights the increasing number of homeowners opting for a ten-year fixed-rate mortgage in the pursuit of longer term financial security.
In the recent poll, over a third of homeowners with a mortgage said they would consider fixing their mortgage for a decade, with the top reasons to fix for longer including the peace of mind gained by knowing what their monthly expenditure would be (68%) and a belief that interest rates will go up, a view shared by over half (56%) of those surveyed.