All of August’s out-of-cycle home loan rate changes

Adam Smith 2 August 2017 NEWS

house and money1The RBA hasn't moved, but lenders are already starting to. It might be time to look for a better home loan deal.

Lenders seem intent on either wooing owner-occupiers with rate cuts or discouraging investors and interest-only borrowers with rate hikes. In July, we saw 17 lenders move on rates outside of any change to the official cash rate. We've already learned that some lenders are preparing to raise rates for investors in August.

We'll keep track of all the changes by lenders in the finder.com.au database. Remember, if your lender raises their rates or fails to respond to the market by lowering rates, it might be time to look for a better deal.

Major bank changes

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
WestpacDown 0.05% - 0.20%

Property Loan Premier Advantage Package - 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Property Loan - 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Premier Advantage - 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)

1 Aug
WestpacUp 0.11% - 0.31%

Westpac Fixed Options Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Westpac Fixed Options Home Loan Premier Advantage Package - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner + investor)

1 Aug

Other lenders

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
eMoneyUp 0.35%PRIME Variable LVR 80% Pro Pack (owner occupier + investor, interest only)8 Aug
Freedom LendUp 0.05% - 0.35%Variable Home Loan (owner occupier + investor)1 Aug
Heritage BankUp 0.09% - 0.50%Bank Advantage Package - Living Equity (owner occupier + investor)1 Aug
HomeloansDown 0.02% - 0.10%Optima Variable (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)21 Aug
loans.com.auUp 0.10 - 0.25%Offset Variable (Investor, P&I and IO),Essentials - Variable (investor),Essentials - Smart Loan Package P&I, Essentials - Smart Loan IO,Offset Variable - Package Offset (investor, P&I and IO)1 Aug
MoveUp 0.10% - 0.40%Wealth Builder, Standard Variable Home Loan (investor), myWealth Package Loan (investor)1 Aug
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyDown 0.10%Premium Plus Package - new customer only (owner occupier + interest only)21 Aug
LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
Bank AustraliaDown 0.20%

Premium Fixed - 3 Years Fixed LVR <80% (owner occupier), Premium Home Loan Package - 3 Years Fixed LVR <80% and LVR >80% (owner occupier), Basic Fixed 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)

18 Aug
BankSADown 0.10%

Advantage Package Home Loan - 4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I)

1 Aug
BankSAUp 0.05% - 0.25%Advantage Package Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier,IO + investors, IO), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier,IO +investors, IO),Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I), Portfolio - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed, Portfolio Home Loan with Advantage Package - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (investor, IO)1 Aug
BankwestUp 0.09% - 0.20%Complete Home Loan Package - 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier)11 Aug
Bank of MelbourneDown 0.10%

Advantage Package Home Loan - 4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I)

1 Aug
Bank of MelbourneUp 0.05% - 0.25%

Advantage Package Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier,IO + investors, IO), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier,IO +investors, IO),Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I), Portfolio - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed, Portfolio Home Loan with Advantage Package - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (investor, IO)

1 Aug
Freedom LendDown 0.05% - 0.20%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 5 Fixed Years (owner occupier)1 Aug
Freedom LendUp 0.01% - 0.35%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Fixed Years (owner occupier + investor)1 Aug
HomeloansUp 0.02% - 0.10%Optima Fixed - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Fixed Years (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)21 Aug
HomeloansDown 0.09% - 0.30%Optima Fixed - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)21 Aug
loans.com.auUp 0.05% - 0.20%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, Fixed Years (owner occupier + investor)1 Aug
MoveUp 0.05 - 0.25%

Lockit Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

25 Aug
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyDown 0.5% 0.20%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, Fixed Years specal offer (owner occupier P&I + IO)14 Aug
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyDown 0.10%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10 Fixed Years (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest only + interest only)28 Aug
People's ChoiceUp 0.15%People's Choice Fixed Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), People's Choice Credit Union Home Loan Package - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)18 Aug
St.GeorgeDown 0.10%Advantage Package Home Loan - 4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I)1 Aug
St.GeorgeUp 0.05% - 0.25%Advantage Package Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier,IO + investors, IO), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (owner occupier,IO +investors, IO),Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier, P&I), Portfolio - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed, Portfolio Home Loan with Advantage Package - 1,2,3,4,5 Years Fixed (investor, IO)1 Aug

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3.59%
3.59%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Get $1,000 cash into a USaver account when you apply for a loan of $200,000 or more (new or refinance). Terms and conditions apply. Enjoy flexible repayments, a redraw facility and the ability to split your loan. Plus, pay no application or ongoing fees.
3.64%
3.66%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no ongoing fees and enjoy a flexible repayment schedule, including the ability to make unlimited additional repayments without penalty.
3.69%
4.11%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
Save on interest with a 100% offset account and save on other ME products with this package loan.
3.49%
4.49%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Loans over $150k get a discount off an already low fixed rate. Available for NSW, Qld and ACT residents only.
3.52%
3.53%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Go from application to approval in as little as 20 minutes with a variable rate loan from this innovative online lender. Add a 100% offset account for $10 a month.
3.64%
4.03%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
New borrowers or refinancers from another lender get a discounted rate with this package loan.
3.75%
3.75%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
Pay no application or ongoing fees and get a flexible loan with the ability to split up to 6 times.
3.59%
3.59%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application or ongoing fees and get access to a redraw facility and flexible repayment schedule. Get $1,000 cash into a USaver account when you take out a loan of $200,000 or more (new or refinance). Terms and conditions apply.
3.69%
3.69%
$445
$0 p.a.
90%
Get a special discount for a limited time when you open an IMB Transaction Account. Face-to-face consultations available in NSW and ACT.
3.59%
3.74%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
70%
Low-rate loan with 100% offset account for owner occupiers. You need a 30% deposit to get this mortgage.
3.54%
3.58%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Eligible borrowers can get $900 cashback on this loan with a 100% offset account and a redraw facility.
3.68%
3.82%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
Let the mortgage experts at Aussie do the hard work for you. Speak to a broker about this competitive home loan and compare many other offers from across the market.
3.72%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Save on interest by taking advantage of a 100% offset account along with no ongoing fees or application fees.
3.75%
4.00%
$0
$248 p.a.
70%
Get a sharp rate and a 100% offset account. Borrowers must have a 30% deposit.
3.64%
3.67%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
This loan offers a competitive variable rate and a 100% offset account to help save you on interest repayments.
3.69%
3.70%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Package your loan and get an interest rate discount, a 100% offset account and help from an HSBC relationship manager.
3.64%
3.64%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
Get a discount for keeping your LVR at 70% or below with this innovative online lender.
3.70%
4.13%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Package your loan with an eligible credit card for discounts on rates and fees, and get a 100% offset account.
3.65%
3.66%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
This special rate mortgage has no ongoing fees and offers flexible repayments. Save $595 in establishment fees before 30 September.
3.79%
3.79%
$0
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80%
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3.78%
3.78%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application or ongoing fees and get access to a free redraw facility with this innovative online lender.
3.79%
3.79%
$0
$0 p.a.
95%
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3.74%
3.79%
$600
$0 p.a.
80%
A great interest rate home loan offer with unlimited redraw and unlimited extra payments.
3.85%
3.85%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application and ongoing fees with Macquarie Bank Basic Home Loan.
3.74%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
110%
Pay no deposit or LMI and get a discounted rate with this family pledge loan. Requires a family member to act as guarantor. NSW, Qld and ACT only.
3.64%
3.69%
$600
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive variable rate for borrowers with a 20% deposit or more. Guarantor option available.
3.72%
4.11%
$0
$349 p.a.
90%
Package your loan with other AMP products and save on rates and fees.
3.79%
3.83%
$600
$0 p.a.
80%
A low interest rate loan with limited fees and a redraw facility. Principal and interest repayments only.
4.19%
3.78%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Fast, 100% online application process. Very limited fees. Optional offset account (with fee).
4.09%
4.12%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Access a fee-free offset account and a special interest rate for investors.
3.99%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Borrow up to 90% of the value of the property you're buying, and pay no application fee.
3.84%
3.89%
$600
$0 p.a.
90%
Buy your home with just a 10% deposit, few fees and a reasonable interest rate.
3.89%
3.92%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A low-fee line of credit loan from an online lender. Unlock the equity in your home and make interest-only repayments with a competitive rate.
3.94%
3.71%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Apply online for this fixed rate, low-fee loan with redraw facilities and an optional offset account.
4.05%
4.10%
$445
$0 p.a.
90%
Buy a home with just a 10% deposit with this variable rate loan. Face-to-face consultations available for NSW and ACT customers.
3.69%
4.47%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
A fixed rate loan with a 100% offset account and the option to make additional repayments. Loans over $150k receive a discounted rate. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
3.74%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application or ongoing fees and get access to a redraw facility and flexible repayment schedule.
3.97%
3.97%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
A variable rate loan with a 100% offset account. Available with a 10% deposit.Face-to-face consultations available for NSW and ACT customers.
3.89%
4.87%
$595
$0 p.a.
90%
Borrow up to 90% of the value of the property you're buying and pay no application or ongoing fees.
4.09%
4.11%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
This variable rate loan keeps the features simple and fees low. This loan is offered by a 100% online lender.
4.19%
4.19%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
100% offset account, unrestricted additional repayments and no monthly account keeping fees
3.62%
3.62%
$0
$0 p.a.
95%
A low deposit mortgage with a competitive rate and plenty of flexibility. QLD residents only. Eligible borrowers can get a 15% discount on home and contents insurance for the life of their loan.
3.99%
4.86%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Access a fee-free 100% offset account and pay no application or ongoing fees.
4.09%
4.12%
$0
$0 p.a.
95%
Buy a home with just a 5% deposit and get flexible repayment options and a redraw facility.
4.14%
4.81%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application fees and access a fee-free redraw facility with this fixed rate loan.

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