New home loan rate changes for Jan-Feb 2017

Jodie Humphries 13 January 2017 NEWS

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

Lender Change Loans affected Date effective
ANZ Up 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
ANZ Down 0.20 - 0.23% Breakfree Package Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor) 13 Jan
NAB Down 0.10-0.15% Tailored Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1 Year Fixed Rate, Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1 Year Fixed Rate 16 Jan
NAB Up 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 August 2018 to make sure you're getting the best rate

Rates last updated August 15th, 2018
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comp Rate^ (p.a.) Application Fee Ongoing Fees Max LVR Monthly Payment Short Description
3.64%
3.66%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Competitive interest rate and limited fees
A simple mortgage with a competitive interest rate and no application or monthly fees. Borrow up to $2 million from a convenient online lender.
3.59%
3.59%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Special discounted interest rate
Enjoy flexible repayments, a redraw facility and the ability to split your loan. Plus, pay no application or ongoing fees.
3.69%
3.70%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Cut down on interest payments with a 100% offset account
Package your loan and get an interest rate discount and help from an HSBC relationship manager. Low fees help you save even more.
3.64%
3.65%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Get approved faster with a speedy online application
Low interest rate and limited fees. Add a 100% offset account for $10 a month.
3.69%
4.11%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
Save on interest with a 100% offset account
Unlock a range of savings with this competitive package home loan offer. Offset account and redraw facility included.
3.49%
4.49%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Save on interest with a 100% offset account
Loans over $150k get a discount off an already low fixed rate. Available for NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
3.64%
3.68%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive interest rate for first home buyers that keeps fees low. You will need a 20% deposit and can borrow up to 500000.
3.71%
3.71%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
A variable rate home loan that has a lot of flexible features. This loan has a 100% offset account.
3.68%
3.82%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
Earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points with this mortgage to spend on flights and more (subject to eligibility requirements). Redraw facility available on this variable rate home loan. Competitive interest rate.
3.75%
3.75%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
This sharp rate product requires a 30% deposit
Pay no application or ongoing fees and get a flexible loan with the ability to split up to 6 times.
3.64%
3.78%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
Earn thousands of Velocity Frequent Flyer Points on your mortgage (subject to eligibility requirements). Plus, access a 100% offset account to save on interest.
3.72%
4.10%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
100% offset account plus package discounts
New borrowers or refinancers from another lender get a discounted rate with this package loan.
3.64%
3.79%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
70%
100% offset account and a competitive rate
Low rate, low fee loan for owner-occupiers. You will need a 30% deposit to get this mortgage.
3.64%
3.64%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
A low interest rate home loan with no application or ongoing fees.
3.65%
3.66%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Sharp interest rate and low fees
This special rate mortgage has no ongoing fees and offers flexible repayments. Save $595 in establishment fees before 30 September.
3.70%
3.90%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
Requires a 30% deposit
Enjoy all the benefits of the Basic Home Loan and take advantage of an offset account.
3.85%
3.85%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Flexible, low fee mortgage
Pay no application and ongoing fees with Macquarie Bank Basic Home Loan. Split and redraw facilities included.
3.65%
3.66%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Competitive interest rate and low fees. Available with a 10% deposit. Partial offset account attached (offset up to $15,000).
3.64%
3.64%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
A basic variable home loan that offers a competitive interest rate with no application fees and no ongoing fees.
3.64%
3.79%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Apply online for this fixed rate, low-fee loan with redraw facilities and an optional offset account.
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.
3.72%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
100% offset account and a 10% deposit option
Save on interest by taking advantage of a 100% offset account along with no ongoing fees or application fees.
3.70%
4.13%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Get this loan with a 10% deposit
Package your loan with an eligible credit card for discounts on rates and fees, and get a 100% offset account.
3.84%
3.82%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A fixed rate loan with free redraws, few ongoing fees. Apply online with a fast approval process.
3.89%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Sharp fixed rate loan
Pay no application or ongoing fee and borrow up to 80% LVR.
3.84%
3.84%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Low fee online mortgage
Pay no application or ongoing fees and get access to a free redraw facility with this innovative online lender.
3.74%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A basic owner-occupier home loan with a low variable rate that requires a 20% deposit.
3.59%
4.74%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Get this package loan with a 10% deposit
Enjoy a competitive rate with no application fee for this package loan.
3.79%
3.79%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Minimal fees and a 100% offset account
Access an offset account and pay no application or ongoing fees on this special variable rate for owner-occupiers.
3.88%
3.89%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Low deposit, low rate mortgage
Save on interest with a free 100% offset account and buy your property with just a 10% deposit.
3.74%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
110%
Borrow up to 110% with a guarantor
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.
3.76%
4.15%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Discount special offer with a 100% offset account
A high maximum LVR home loan with redraw facility and additional payments. Get this mortgage with a 10% deposit.
3.74%
3.79%
$600
$0 p.a.
80%
Low interest rate for new customers
Family guarantee option available. Enjoy flexible repayments and a low minimum loan amount.
3.81%
3.81%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A home loan with a competitive rate and plenty of handy features. This product comes with a 100% offset account.
3.64%
3.69%
$600
$0 p.a.
80%
Low fees and low interest rate
A competitive variable rate for borrowers with a 20% deposit or more. Guarantor option available.
4.04%
4.07%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Get this loan with a 10% deposit
For a limited time, pay no application or settlement fees. You can also take advantage of a free redraw facility.
3.97%
3.99%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Competitive investment package loan
Package your owner occupied loan with investment loan and receive a discounted investment rate. 100% offset account included.
3.72%
4.11%
$0
$349 p.a.
90%
10% deposit option available
Package your loan with other AMP products and save on rates and fees.
3.75%
4.00%
$0
$248 p.a.
70%
100% offset account included
Borrowers with a 30% deposit can get this competitive rate.
3.62%
4.49%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Get a competitive rate and avoid ongoing fees. This loan is only available to current and former employees of eligible Queensland government organisations.
4.09%
4.11%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Simple residential mortgage product
This variable rate loan keeps the features simple and fees low. This loan is offered by a 100% online lender.
3.89%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Available with a 10% deposit
Borrow up to 90% of the value of the property you're buying, and pay no application fee.
3.68%
3.69%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Available with a 10% deposit
Get one free online redraw per month and pay no ongoing fees. Application fees are waived for loans above $150,000.
3.93%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Use your home equity with a low rate
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.
3.99%
5.17%
$600
$0 p.a.
90%
Available with a 10% deposit
Competitive rates for fixed for 3 years with redraw facility.
3.99%
3.99%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
Save on fees with this investor mortgage
Investors with a 30% deposit can get this low rate loan to fund their property portfolio.
4.13%
4.14%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Available with a 10% deposit
Access a fee-free offset account and a special interest rate for investors.
3.74%
3.74%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Special discount rate
New customers can get a discounted variable rate and a fee-free redraw facility. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
4.24%
4.27%
$0
$0 p.a.
95%
Low deposit loan for investors
Buy a home with just a 5% deposit and get flexible repayment options and a redraw facility.
3.59%
4.14%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Competitive interest rate
A one year fixed rate offer with no ongoing bank fees.
3.89%
4.94%
$595
$0 p.a.
90%
10% deposit option available
Borrow up to 90% of the value of the property you're buying and pay no application or ongoing fees.
3.74%
4.01%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Lock in a low rate for 3 years
A competitive fixed interest rate product with no ongoing bank fees.
4.18%
4.18%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Competitive investment mortgage
Investors get a 100% offset account and pay no application or ongoing fees on this loan from an innovative online lender.
3.99%
4.86%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Fix your rate for 2 years
Access a fee-free 100% offset account and pay no application or ongoing fees.
3.99%
4.62%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Flexible fixed investment loan
Investors can enjoy flexible repayments and an easy application process with this pioneering online lender.
3.70%
3.70%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
You need a 30% deposit to get this mortgage
Get a discount for keeping your LVR at 70% or below with this innovative online lender.
3.99%
3.99%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Special discounted interest rate
Get a discounted, low-fee investor loan from a convenient online lender. 20% deposit required.
3.69%
4.47%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
10% deposit option available
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.
4.29%
4.26%
$0
$0 p.a.
95%
A competitive 3-year fixed rate loan with a high max insured LVR.

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