A floor clause (or “cláusula suelo” in Spanish), usually entered in a financial agreement in relation to a cap floor or minimum interest rate, refers to a specific condition generally included in financial contracts, principally loans.Check if I Can Claim
As a loan can be agreed based upon fixed or variable interest rate, the loans agreed with variable rates are usually linked to an official interest rate (in the UK the LIBOR, in Spain the EURIBOR) plus an extra amount (known as spread or margin).
These schemes have been used for many years in banking, and have been deemed as a useful way to keep the risk and uncertainties of the signing parties of a mortgage at bay. Read more below..
Does the mortgage date between 2000 and 2015 ?
Did you notice any ‘fluctuation’ in your mortgage payments?
Can you provide a sample of at least 3 months mortgage payments, together with Bank statements if possible
Have you signed any other document or agreement with the Bank during the mortgage term, if so, what ?
Can you provide copy Mortgage Deed (Escritura de Hipoteca) and/or Terms of Mortgage Offer (Oferta vinculante de Prestamo – Hipotecario)?
These documents should have been provided to you by either the Bank or your Lawyer or the Notario