Put your savings to work with an offset mortgage
Linking savings accounts to an offset mortgage could make your money work harder by reducing the mortgage balance you pay interest on.
- You could save thousands of pounds in mortgage interest
- Use the savings to reduce your mortgage term or monthly payments
- Keep instant access to your savings, which you’ll no longer have to pay tax on
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
What is an offset mortgage?
An offset mortgage links your current and savings account balances to your mortgage in order to reduce the mortgage balance you’re charged interest on. So, if your mortgage balance is £125,000 and you have £25,000 in your linked current and savings accounts, we’d calculate your monthly mortgage interest on £100,000 instead of the full mortgage balance of £125,000.
You can use the offset savings in one of 2 ways:
Reduce your mortgage payments
The interest you save in one month by offsetting could reduce your mortgage payment the following month.
Reduce your mortgage term
Keep your monthly mortgage payments the same and pay off your mortgage sooner.
Is it right for you?
An offset mortgage could be right for you if:
- You have savings in a Barclays current account or Cash ISA
- You want the opportunity to pay off your mortgage earlier
How much can you borrow?
Use our offset mortgage calculator to see how your savings could reduce your mortgage term or your monthly payments.
How to apply
Our mortgage calculator can help you work out how much you can afford to borrow. You can then complete an Agreement in Principle (AiP) to find out whether we’d be able to lend the amount you need – without affecting your credit score. If we can, the next step is to make an appointment with an adviser to apply for a mortgage.
Our current rates
This table outlines what the initial interest rate will be, as well as the follow-on rate, the amount you can borrow and any application and early repayment charges. You can sort any of the columns by selecting the column title.
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Initial interest rate
Follow on interest rate
Overall cost for comparison
Loan to value
Early repayment charge
*BBBR means the Barclays Bank Base Rate, which is currently 0.50% (effective 6 March 2009).
A capital and interest mortgage of £131,500 payable over 25 years on our variable tracker rate of 1.49% above the Barclays Bank Base Rate (currently 0.5%) for 2 years, and then a variable tracker rate of 3.49% above the Barclays Bank Base Rate for the remaining term would require 24 monthly payments of £556.73 and 276 monthly payments of £682.87.
The total amount payable would be £202,947.64 made up of the loan amount plus interest and £999 (product fee), £80 (final repayment charge), £35 (completion fee).
The overall cost for comparison is 3.8% APRC representative.
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