All of November’s out-of-cycle mortgage rate changes

Posted: 8 November 2017 1:12 pm
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business guy raceLenders are in a race to beat each other on rates.

The excitement of Melbourne Cup Day didn't transfer to the Reserve Bank meeting yesterday, with the board choosing to stand still rather than gallop ahead on rates. The RBA left the official cash rate on hold at 1.50%. But that doesn't mean the home loans market is stalled out at the starting line. Lenders are in their own race to entice borrowers with rock-bottom rates.

Last month, 15 lenders in the finder.com.au database moved on rates independently of the RBA. The biggest rate rise was 35 basis points, while the steepest rate cut was also 35 basis points. For point of reference, if you had a $500,000 home loan at 4.00%, a 35 basis point rise would increase your monthly repayments by nearly $102, while a 35 basis point cut would reduce them by nearly $100.

We'll track every out-of-cycle rate change announced by lenders during the month of November. Make sure to keep checking back to see if your lender has moved on rates. And if you see a lender offering a better deal than you're currently getting, it could be time to refinance.

Non-major lenders

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
Beyond BankUp by 0.15%Total Home Loan Package (investor)20th Nov
Community First Credit UnionUp by 0.15%Standard Variable Home Loan (investor + principal and interest)8th Nov
Easy StreetUp by 0.25%Standard Variable Home Loan (investor + principal and interest)8th Nov
Heritage BankDown by 0.20 - 0.30Heritage Bank Advantage Package - Standard Variable LVR <=80% (investor + interest only),7th Nov
Heritage BankUp by 0.05%7th Nov
IMBDown by 0.04%6th Nov
INGUp by 0.15%10 Nov
Pepper MoneyUp by 0.9 - 0.26Pepper Money Essential PLUS Full Doc Home Loan6th Nov
LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
G&C Mutual BankDown by 0.10%Fixed Rate Home Loan - (investor, interest only)22 Nov
Heritage BankUp by 0.05%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 5, Bank Fixed Advantage Package - 1, 2, 3, 5, (investors, interest only) New Customers Only7th Nov
NewcastleUp by 0.10%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3 years (owner occupier, principal and interest or interest only), Premium Plus Package Fixed Rate - 3 years (owner occupier, principal and interest or interest only)20 Nov

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Rates last updated October 20th, 2019
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comp Rate^ (p.a.) Application Fee Ongoing Fees Max LVR Monthly Payment Short Description
3.02%
3.04%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
This rate is effective from 21 October for all HSBC customers. Get a low interest rate loan with no ongoing fees. Plus you can make extra repayments and free redraw online. Available with just a 10% deposit.
2.84%
2.80%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Owner occupiers looking to refinance can get one of the lowest rates in the market with this variable rate mortgage. $0 application fee and $0 ongoing fees. Refinancers only.
2.84%
2.84%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
This rate will drop to 2.84% p.a on 29 October 2019 for new and existing customers. Enjoy flexible repayments, a redraw facility and the ability to split your loan. Plus, pay no application or ongoing fees.
3.03%
3.04%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Get one free online redraw per month and pay no ongoing fees. Application fees are waived for loans above $150,000.
2.84%
2.97%
$600
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
70%
A very low variable interest rate for home buyers with a 30% deposit. This product has a 100% offset account.
2.99%
3.45%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
90%
Buy your home and lock in a low rate for the first two years. Available with a 10% deposit. Earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points at settlement, monthly and every three years, plus extra bonus points for a limited time.
3.24%
3.20%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Athena offers one of the lowest rates in the market for investors looking to refinance their mortgage. No ongoing fees and no application fee. Principal and interest repayments. Refinancers only.
2.99%
3.73%
$0
$375 p.a.
90%
Get a very competitive 3 year fixed rate with low fees and only a 10% deposit. Refinance to this loan and receive a $2,000 cashback when borrowing $250,000 or more.
3.33%
3.47%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
This flexible, competitive variable rate mortgage comes with a redraw facility. Eligible borrowers can earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points, plus extra bonus points for a limited time.
2.74%
3.61%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Fix your mortgage for 1 year with a very competitive rate and no ongoing fees.
2.94%
2.97%
$600
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
A competitive variable rate for home buyers with a 20% deposit. This product has a 100% offset account.
2.69%
3.37%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive fixed interest rate product with no ongoing bank fees.
3.34%
2.99%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Owner occupiers can refinance to one of the most competitive interest-only rates in the market. No application fee and no ongoing fees. Refinancers only.
2.89%
3.62%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A one year fixed rate offer with no ongoing bank fees.
3.32%
3.71%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
New borrowers or refinancers can get a discounted rate with this package loan.
3.04%
4.08%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Investors can enjoy flexible repayments and an easy application process with this pioneering online lender.
3.09%
4.52%
$595
$0 p.a.
90%
Investors can take advantage of a short term fixed rate with no ongoing fees.
2.84%
3.41%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive 3 year fixed rate with no ongoing bank fees.
3.09%
4.39%
$595
$0 p.a.
95%
Borrow up to 95% LVR of the value of the property you're buying and pay no ongoing fees.
3.94%
3.93%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
A variable rate home loan with no application fees and the opportunity to earn Velocity points.

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