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Types of Mortgages Explained

Types of Mortgage Explained

Confused? Which Mortgage Type is right for you?

The types of mortgage scheme available in the mortgage market are diverse. Choosing between the different mortgage interest rates on offer can be confusing. How do you know which mortgage interest rate is best for you? Should you get a traditional mortgage, flexible or offset mortgage?

Advantages and Disadvantages of mortgage types

It takes years of practice and experience for a mortgage advisor to simply learn to explain the difference between a fixed mortgage and a capped or a discounted mortgage and a tracker. Go Direct can help – we have removed the confusion, simply click on a mortgage type and see the mortgage type explained with the advantages and disadvantages of each mortgage type simply explained.

Types of Mortgage interest rates

You have two main decisions when choosing an interest rate; whether to choose a fixed rate or variable rate mortgage, and whether to choose a short or long term mortgage deal. Once you have established this you can then look at the benefits of traditional mortgages, flexible or offset mortgages.

Still Confused?

Finding the best mortgage deal to suit your needs can be difficult. There are so many mortgage deals to choose from: fixed rates, tracker rates, flexible mortgages and offset mortgages. So if you still don’t know which is the best mortgage deal for you our simple to use mortgage product selector can help. Click on the statement that most closely reflects what mortgage you want. We will show you the advantages and disadvantages of that type of mortgage, to help you make your mind up.

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