If you’re looking to borrow £450,000 for a mortgage, you’ll want to know how much that potentially costs you each month. You can find out right now by using our mortgage repayment calculator below.
In this article, we also outline what factors will directly impact how much the mortgage repayments are on a £450,000 mortgage, and how a broker can help you find the most competitive interest rate deals.
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How much does a £450,000 mortgage cost per month?
As a general example, using a standard repayment mortgage, based on a typical interest rate available at the time of writing (October 2023) of 5.5% and a 25-year term the repayments would be £2,763 per month.
However, there is no ‘one size fits all’ answer to this question. That’s because there are a number of variant factors that can alter this amount.
Factors that affect your monthly repayments
Qualifying for the lowest interest rates available means your repayments will also be lower.
The general strength of your application and creditworthiness will determine which interest rates you end up with, as it will influence how many mortgage lenders offering the most competitive deals will consider your application.
This is where seeking advice and practical support from a good mortgage broker can make all the difference, because their input might result in securing better rates, therefore lowering repayments.
The duration of your loan will also make a difference to your monthly repayments.
If you take a loan over 20 years, for example – using the same interest rate (5.5%) as above – the monthly cost would be £3,095 whereas for 30 years it would be £2,555.
However, bear in mind that the overall total amount repayable will be greater over longer periods than shorter. Lenders might cap your term length at a certain age, so you might not have a choice.
Different types of mortgages will mean different monthly repayment amounts. For example, will you be on a tracker mortgage, which tracks the Bank Of England base rate? In this case, your monthly repayments will fall and rise in line with the base rate’s movements. Or will you want a fixed-rate mortgage, which means you know exactly what your repayments will be for a certain number of years?
You could choose an interest-only mortgage, which means your monthly repayments will be lower but you won’t be paying any capital off during this term, leaving you with the original amount to be repaid at the end of the term using a separate repayment vehicle.
Let’s look at how those different factors affect monthly repayments on a mortgage of this size, for both capital repayment and interest-only (the repayments for this method remain the same regardless of the term you choose):
For the purpose of the table above we are assuming the interest rate stays the same for the entire length of the mortgage. Interest rates can change if you decide to remortgage on to a different rate or move from either a fixed or variable-rate deal to the lender’s standard variable rate (SVR).
With the Bank of England base rate currently at 5.25% (October 2023) and the average mortgage rates between 5%-6%the repayment figures for these columns in the table would be the most realistic at present. However, this will change as and when the base rate falls in the future and mortgage lenders follow suit.
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How a broker can help
Getting an experienced and impartial mortgage broker on your side can make all the difference to the mortgage offer you can secure, with far more likelihood of a more favourable interest rate.
Using our free broker-matching service you can speak straight away to the right broker by simply making an enquiry online. They’ll be able to help with:
- Establishing exactly how much you can borrow using the latest mortgage lender salary multiple calculations
- Confirming how much deposit you’ll need for a mortgage of this size
- Downloading and optimising your credit reports – so you can identify any bad credit issues that may exist or remove any inaccuracies before you apply
- Finding the right lender and securing the best deal from across the whole market
- Gathering all the necessary paperwork and documentary evidence – proof of income, copies of bank statements etc. – required for your application
Other costs to consider
Bear in mind that you will have other costs to factor into your mortgage repayments as well as the loan itself and interest, unless you pay these upfront, such as:
- Mortgage arrangement fees
- Booking fee
- Valuation fees
- Conveyancing and homebuyer survey
- Broker fees (if you decide to use their services)
- Buildings insurance
- Life insurance and mortgage protection
You can find more information on all the typical fees and charges that can apply in our dedicated article.
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