New home loan rate changes for Jan-Feb 2017

Jodie Humphries 13 January 2017

out of cycle rate changesThe RBA has yet to meet for the first time in 2017 but lenders are opting to start the year with their own rate changes

As the RBA takes a break for January and begins to gather data for its meeting and announcement on 7 February 2017 lenders have taken it upon themselves to continue the trend that began late last year of making changes independent of what the RBA decides for the cash rate. We have already seen ME, Virgin Money and Suncorp have all already announced or implemented changes to their variable or fixed products or both.

Major lenders changes

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
ANZUp 0.20 - 0.40%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2, 3, 4 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Breakfree Package Home Loan 2, 3, 4 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor) 13 Jan
ANZDown 0.20 - 0.23% Breakfree Package Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor) 13 Jan
NABDown 0.10-0.15%Tailored Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1 Year Fixed Rate, Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1 Year Fixed Rate16 Jan
NABUp 0.05 - 0.80%Tailored Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2,3,4,5 Year Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier + Investor), Choice Package - 2,3,4, Years Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier + Investor)16 Jan

All other lenders changes

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
Bank AustraliaUp 0.10 - 0.25%Basic Home Loan - 3, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier), Premium Home Loan Package - 3, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier) 3 Jan
Bank AustraliaDown 0.20 - 0.50%Basic Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 5 Years Fixed Rate (investor), Premium Package Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 5 Years Fixed Rate (investor)3 Jan
BankwestUp 0.10 - 0.20%

 Complete Home Loan Package - 2,3,5 Years Fixed Rate (investor), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2,3,5 Years (investor)

 24 Jan
Bank of QueenslandUp 0.10 - 0.25%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Discount 3 Years Fixed Rate Home Loan6 Jan
Bendigo BankUp 0.05 - 0.15%Connect Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Residential Investment - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate, Basic Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)4 Jan
Beyond BankUp 0.05 - 0.10%Pinnacle Plus Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Total Home Loan Package - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)29 Dec
CUAUp 0.07 - 0.15%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3 Years Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier + Investor), Premium Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3 Years Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier + Investor)19 Jan
G&C Mutual BankUp to 0.05 - 0.10%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)25 Jan
Greater BankUp 0.05 - 0.20%Ultimate Fixed Rate - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Ultimate Discounted Fixed - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Great Rate Fixed Rate- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Great Rate Discounted Fixed - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)16th Jan
Heritage Bank

Up to 0.10%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2, 3, 5 Years Fixed Rate (investor), Advantage Package Home Loan - 2, 3,5 Years Fixed Rate (investor)

 17 Jan
Heritage Bank

Up 0.05%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year (owner occupier), Advantage Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year (owner occupier)

7 Feb
Heritage Bank

Down 0.30%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1 Year (owner occupier + investor)

7 Feb
Homeloans

Up to 0.11 - 0.20%

Fixed Rate Home loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed rate (owner occupier + investor), Alt Doc Fixed Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

27 Jan
Homeloans

Up to 0.05 - 0.10%

Ultra Plus Fixed Home Loan - 2 & 3 Years Fixed rate (owner occupier + investor)

13 Feb
ING DIRECT

Up to 0.05 - 0.15%

Fixed rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

17 Feb
Newcastle Permanent

Up 0.09 - 0.10%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

23 Jan
Newcastle Permanent

Up 0.10% - 0.60%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

13 Feb
UBank

Up 0.22% - 0.30%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

14 Feb
Virgin MoneyUp 0.20 - 0.24%Reward Me Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)6 Jan
Virgin MoneyDown 0.16 - 0.30%Reward Me Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)6 Jan
LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
AMPUp 0.15%Essentials Home Loan (investor), Professional Package Home Loan - Variable (investor), Professional Package Home Loan - Line of Credit (investor), Basic Package Home Loan - Variable (investor), Classic Home Loan - Variable (investor), Classic Club Introductory Home Loan - Variable (investor), Classic Club Line of Credit Home Loan (investor), Land Loan (investor), SuperEdge Home Loan - Variable (investor)9 Jan
Australian UnityUp 0.06%Health, Wealth and Happiness Package Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier)2 Feb
Bank AustraliaUp 0.08 - 0.12%Basic Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Premium Home Loan Package - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Bridging Home Loan - Variable, Line of Credit Home Loan3 Jan
Bank AustraliaDown 0.72 - 0.92%Premium Home Loan - Variable LVR <80% (owner occupier)3 Jan
Bank AustraliaUp 0.08%Basic Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier)20 Feb
Bank of QueenslandUp 0.15%Clear Path Variable Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Clear Path Line of Credit Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Standard Variable Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Low Doc Standard Variable Home Loan (investor), Low Doc Line of Credit Home Loan (owner occupier + investor)6 Jan
BankwestUp to 0.10 - 0.30%Complete Home Loan Package - Variable (investor), Premium Select Home Loan - Variable (investor), Equaliser Home Loan - 3 Years Introductory (investor)17 Jan
BankwestUp 0.20%

Premium Select Home Loan - Variable (investor), Complete Home Loan Package - Variable (investor)

 24 Jan
BankwestUp to 0.10 - 0.40%

Complete Home Loan Package - Variable (investor), Premium Select Home Loan - Variable (investor), Equaliser Home Loan - 3 Years Introductory (investor)

31 Jan
Catalyst MoneyUp 0.10%Variable Lite & Variable Home Loans (owner occupier + investor)20 Feb
Heritage BankDown 0.30 - 0.70%Discount Variable Home Loan - Discount Variable, Special Rate Offer (owner occupier)4 Jan
Heritage BankUp to 15%Discount Variable Home Loan - Discount Variable, Special Rate (investor), Standard Variable Home Loan - Variable (investor), Advantage Package Home Loan - Standard Variable (investor)17 Jan
Heritage BankUp to 0.15%Advantage Package (Owner Occupier + Investor), Living Equity Line of Credit (Owner Occupier + Investor)7 Feb
HomeloansUp to 15%Ultra Plus Variable Home Loan (Owner Occupier + Investor)24 Jan
HomeloansUp to 0.10 - 0.18%Monipower Home Loan - Variable (investor)20 Feb
Illawarra Credit UnionUp 10%Variable Lite & Variable Home Loans (owner occupier + investor)20 Feb
IMBUp to 0.10 - 0.19%

Standard Variable Home Loan (Owner Occupier + Investor), Platinum Package (Owner Occupier + Investor), Lo Doc Home Loan, Introductory Variable Rate Home Loan, Equity Line Advantage Home Loan, Discount Split Home Loan(Owner Occupier), Accelerator Home Loan

30 Jan
ING DIRECTUp to 0.15%

Orange Advantage Home Loan - Variable LVR <=80% (investor), Mortgage Simplifier Home Loan - Variable LVR <=80% (investor)

17 Feb
ING DIRECTDown 0.03 - 0.05%

Orange Advantage Home Loan - Variable LVR >80% <=90% (investor), Mortgage Simplifier Home Loan - Variable LVR >80% <=90% (investor)

17 Feb
ME BankUp 0.05 - 0.10%Flexible Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Basic Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Flexible Home Loan with Members Package (owner occupier + investor)4 Jan
Newcastle PermanentUp 0.10%27 Feb
Pepper MoneyDown 0.10%27 Feb
RAMSUp 0.15%Full Feature Advantage Package - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Line of Credit, Full Feature Advantage Package - Line of Credit, Low Rate Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Self-Employed Line of Credit, Self-Employed Line of Credit with Value Advantage Package, Self-Employed Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Self-Employed Home Loan with Value Advantage Package (owner occupier + investor)16 Jan
State CustodiansUp 0.10%

Line Of Credit Loan Spring Special(owner occupier + investor), Standard Variable Spring Special (owner occupier + investor), Breathe Easy Spring Special (owner occupier + investor)

 27 Feb
SuncorpUp 0.15%Back to Basics Home Loan (owner occupier), Standard Variable Home Loan (owner occupier)23 Jan
Virgin MoneyUp 0.10 - 0.15%Reward Me Variable Home Loan (owner occupier + investor) 6 Jan
Western CityUp 0.10%Variable Lite & Variable Home Loans (owner occupier + investor)20 Feb

Compare home loans for March 2017 to make sure you're getting the best rate

Rates last updated March 28th, 2017
$
Interest Rate (p.a.) Comp Rate^ (p.a.) Application Fee Ongoing Fees Max LVR Monthly Payment
HSBC Home Value Loan - Resident Owner Occupier only
HSBC Home Value Loan - Resident Owner Occupier only
3.75% 3.77% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
State Custodians Standard Variable - LVR 80% (Owner Occupier)
State Custodians Standard Variable - LVR 80% (Owner Occupier)
3.69% 4.03% $0 $299 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
CUA Fresh Start Basic Variable Home Loan - Owner Occupier
CUA Fresh Start Basic Variable Home Loan - Owner Occupier
3.89% 3.94% $600 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Australian Unity Kick Starter Home Loan
Australian Unity Kick Starter Home Loan
3.79% 3.82% $600 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Switzer Home Loan
Switzer Home Loan
3.89% 3.89% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
State Custodians Line Of Credit Loan - LVR 80% to 90% (Owner Occupier)
State Custodians Line Of Credit Loan - LVR 80% to 90% (Owner Occupier)
3.79% 4.12% $0 $299 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Beyond Bank Low Rate Special Home Loan
Beyond Bank Low Rate Special Home Loan
3.83% 3.83% $0 $0 p.a. 70% Go to site More info
ME Flexible Home Loan With Member Package - LVR <=80% $400k up to $699,999 (Owner Occupier)
ME Flexible Home Loan With Member Package - LVR <=80% $400k up to $699,999 (Owner Occupier)
3.89% 4.30% $0 $395 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
loans.com.au Essentials - Variable (Owner Occupier, P&I)
loans.com.au Essentials - Variable (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.59% 3.61% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Newcastle Permanent Building Society Premium Plus Package Home Loan - New Customer Offer ($150,000+ Owner Occupier)
Newcastle Permanent Building Society Premium Plus Package Home Loan - New Customer Offer ($150,000+ Owner Occupier)
3.84% 4.22% $0 $395 p.a. 95% Go to site More info
loans.com.au Offset Variable - Up to 80% LVR (Owner Occupier P&I)
loans.com.au Offset Variable - Up to 80% LVR (Owner Occupier P&I)
3.67% 3.69% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
IMB Budget Home Loan - LVR <=90% (Owner Occupier)
IMB Budget Home Loan - LVR <=90% (Owner Occupier)
3.87% 3.92% $445 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Heritage Bank Discount Variable Home Loan - Special Rate Offer (Owner Occupier) New Customers Only
Heritage Bank Discount Variable Home Loan - Special Rate Offer (Owner Occupier) New Customers Only
3.79% 3.81% $0 $0 p.a. 95% Go to site More info

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