Average UK mortgage rates

 

Average mortgage rate for new business

We show in the chart below the average mortgage rates for new business. These are the average rates charged on mortgages that were arranged this month.

Average mortgage rates for new business were falling steadily until the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The fall in floating mortgage rates accelerated as the pandemic took hold. Mortgage rates have been on an upward trajectory since the UK housing market briefly closed during the first Lockdown.

The latest average mortgage rates are 

 


Average UK mortgage rates fixed rate mortgage floating rate mortgage Twindig

 

The changes to average mortgage rates for new business are as follows:

 

  Floating Rate Fixed Rate Overall 
Last month +1.57% -4.08% -3.57%
Last 12 months  +24.36% +5.03% +6.78%

 

The full data used in the graphs can be found at the bottom of this article

 

 

Average 2 year-fixed rate mortgage rates by LTV 

95% LTV mortgages

Average 2 year fixed rate 95% LTV mortgage rates fell by around 25 percentage points in the second half of 2018, they were broadly flat until the first UK COVID-19 lockdown. As the COVID-19 pandemic started the mortgage rates fell, but in the summer of 2020 2-year fixed-rate 95% LTV mortgage rates increased significantly. The rates have started to fall so far during 2021, but remain higher than their pre-pandemic levels.

 

90% LTV mortgages

Average 2 year fixed rate 90% LTV mortgage rates fell by around 20% from June 2018 to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have also increased significantly since the first UK COVID-19 lockdown almost doubling since April 2020, but have also reduced a little so far in 2021.

 

75% LTV mortgages

Average 2 year fixed rate 75% LTV mortgage rates fell by around 20% from June 2018 to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. They increased during the early stages of Lockdown I, but started to fall towards the end of last year and in May 2021 are only a little higher than their pre-pandemic levels.

 

The latest average 2 year fixed rate mortgage rates

 

 

Average UK mortgage rates by LTV Twindig

 

The most recent changes to average 2 year fixed rate mortgage rates are as follows:

  75% LTV 90% LTV  95% KTV 
Last month -2.66% -1.78% -3.27%
Last 12 month  +2.82% +69.4% +21.5%

 

The full data used in the graphs can be found at the bottom of this article

 

Table 1: Average mortgage rates for new buiness

We show in the table below the average mortgage rates for two year fixed rate mortgages for 75%, 90% and 95% LTV ratios 

 

Date Floating (%) Fixed (%) Overall (%)
Jun 18    2.02 2.13 2.13
Jul 18 1.92 2.12 2.11
Aug 18 1.93 2.13 2.12
Sep 18 2.03 2.12 2.13
Oct 18 2.12 2.12 2.13
Nov 18 2.09 2.14 2.14
Dec 18 2.10 2.14 2.15
Jan 19 2.10 2.10 2.11
Feb 19 2.05 2.10 2.10
Mar 19 2.10 2.11 2.13
Apr 19 2.13 2.09 2.11
May 19 2.05 2.08 2.09
Jun 19 2.10 2.02 2.03
Jul 19 2.12 2.04 2.06
Aug 19 2.05 2.05 2.06
Sep 19 2.06 2.01 2.02
Oct 19 2.05 1.96 1.98
Nov 19 1.99 1.87 1.88
Dec 19 2.03 1.87 1.89
Jan 20 2.05 1.85 1.87
Feb 20 2.06 1.80 1.82
Mar 20 1.88 1.83 1.84
Apr 20 1.56 1.79 1.77
May 20 1.48 1.75 1.74
Jun 20 1.53 1.80 1.79
Jul 20 1.54 1.76 1.75
Aug 20 1.59 1.74 1.73
Sep 20 1.66 1.75 1.75
Oct 20 1.76 1.79 1.80
Nov 20 1.78 1.84 1.84
Dec 20 1.86 1.91 1.91
Jan 21 1.87 1.85 1.85
Feb 21 1.92 1.92 1.92
Mar 21 1.91 1.96 1.96
Apr 21 1.94 1.88 1.89

 

 

Table 2: 2 year-fixed rate mortgage rates by LTV

We show in the table below the average mortgage rates for two year fixed rate mortgages for 75%, 90% and 95% LTV ratios 

  75% LTV  90% LTV 95% LTV
Jun 18 1.74 2.37 3.95
Jul 18 1.75 2.30 3.78
Aug 18 1.75 2.28 3.61
Sep 18 1.71 2.12 3.38
Oct 18 1.80 2.27 3.33
Nov 18 1.75 2.28 3.23
Dec 18 1.73 2.24 3.18
Jan 19 1.72 2.23 3.04
Feb 19 1.70 2.17 2.99
Mar 19 1.70 2.17 2.97
Apr 19 1.66 2.15 2.92
May 19 1.65 2.19 2.93
Jun 19 1.64 2.18 2.95
Jul 19 1.61 2.15 2.96
Aug 19 1.59 2.10 2.96
Sep 19 1.55 2.09 2.99
Oct 19 1.47 2.07 2.99
Nov 19 1.41 2.08 2.99
Dec 19 1.42 2.07 3.00
Jan 20 1.41 2.05 3.02
Feb 20 1.40 1.97 3.02
Mar 20 1.40 1.94 3.02
Apr 20 1.38 1.89 3.07
May 20 1.42 1.96 3.17
Jun 20 1.41 2.19 2.72
Jul 20 1.45 2.50 2.58
Aug 20 1.60 2.78 3.78
Sep 20 1.75 3.29 3.95
Oct 20 1.94 3.52 4.13
Nov 20 1.92 3.72 4.20
Dec 20 1.86 3.75 4.20
Jan 21 1.71 3.63 4.04
Feb 21 1.59 3.48 4.02
Mar 21 1.53 3.39 4.16
Apr 21 1.50 3.38 3.98
May 21 1.46 3.32 3.85