Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan review
Keep your repayments low with this no-frills variable rate home loan.
If you're after a no-frills home loan that offers flexibility and a low rate, the Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan is worth a look.
Richard Whitten is a money editor at Finder, and has been covering home loans, property and personal finance for 6+ years. He has written for Yahoo Finance, Money Magazine and Homely; and has appeared on various radio shows nationwide. He holds a Certificate IV in mortgage broking and finance (RG 206) and a Tier 1 Generic Knowledge certification (RG 146).
The Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan keeps things simple with competitive rates and basic loan features.
About this loan
What are the feature and benefits of the Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan?
- Loan amount and loan-to-value ratio (LVR). The Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan has a minimum loan amount of $150,000. You can borrow up to 90% of the value of the property. While borrowing more than 80% will incur a lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) premium, Bank of Melbourne offers a Family Pledge that can help you avoid LMI.
- Repayment type and frequency. The Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan offers weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments, and you can make as many additional repayments as you like without penalty.
- Redraw facility. You can access any extra repayments you've made using the loan's redraw facility. Redraw is subject to lender's approval.
- No ongoing fees. You won't pay any application or ongoing fees for the Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan.
How to apply
To find out more about this loan, or to apply, click the 'Go to site' button below. This will take you to the Bank of Melbourne website where you can arrange a callback or start an application. To arrange a callback, you'll need to enter your contact details.