A flexible mortgage that follows the market
If you want a mortgage that reflects the market but doesn’t tie you down to a rate, our tracker mortgages may be the right choice for you.
- Variable rate mortgage that tracks the Barclays Bank Base Rate (BBBR)
- Switch to a Barclays fixed-rate mortgage whenever you want to
- Flexibility to overpay some of your mortgage each year without facing early repayment charges 1
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
A mortgage that keeps your options open
A tracker mortgage has a variable interest rate that tracks your lender’s base rate which is based on the Bank of England base rate – for a set term.
This means that if your lender’s base rate falls, your mortgage payments will decrease. However, if the rate goes up, your mortgage payments will increase. At the end of the tracker term, the interest rate will revert to your lender’s Standard Variable Rate, unless you have a lifetime tracker mortgage.
Our tracker mortgages also give you the flexibility to switch to a Barclays fixed-rate mortgage whenever you want to, so you won’t be tied to the tracker rate.
Is it right for you?
A tracker mortgage could be right for you if
- You want your mortgage to reflect the market
- You want to take advantage of the current low base rate
- You can afford the possible increase in your monthly payments if the base rate goes up
You want the flexibility to overpay some of your mortgage each year without facing early repayment charges 2
If you want to know exactly how much your monthly mortgage payments will be, you’ll probably be better off with a fixed-rate mortgage .
Calculate what you could borrow
Our mortgage calculator can help you determine how much you could afford to borrow and what your monthly payments may be.
You can also see how a change in interest rates would affect your mortgage payments with our mortgage base rate calculator .
How to apply
Find out whether we’d be willing to lend to you in a matter of minutes through an Agreement in Principle. We’ll just ask you a few details about yourself, your current property, your income and regular spending. An Agreement in Principle doesn’t guarantee you’ll be successful – but it can help you get an idea of the amount you could borrow. You can get started online, call us or book an appointment in branch.
Our current tracker 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 early repayment charges that may apply. 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).
Need some help?
If you want to know more about mortgages, choose how you’d like to get in touch – online, in branch or over the phone. You can also browse our mortgage FAQs .
If you want help choosing the right mortgage for you, you’ll need to call us to speak to a mortgage adviser.
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Subject to status and availability. You must be 18 years old or over to apply for a mortgage.
- Your mortgage offer terms and conditions will explain your overpayment allowance and confirm whether you need to pay an early repayment charge.
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