Home loan interest rate changes for April 2017

Jodie Humphries 4 April 2017

April 2017 interest rate changesLenders are still moving interest rates despite the RBA making no change to the official cash rate.

The RBA's inaction was predicted by almost all experts and economists with no change in the finder.com.au RBA survey. Lenders, on the other hand, are still moving interest rates irrespective of what the RBA does. This trend started in November and December last year and continued even before the first RBA meeting in February this year. It doesn't seem to be stopping.

Big four bank changes

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
ANZUp 0.36% - 0.40%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, interest only)22 Apr(late July for existing)
CBAUp 0.03% - 0.26%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)8 May

All other rate changes

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
Bank AustraliaUp 0.07%Basic Home Loan Variable (owner occupier)13 Apr
Bank of QueenslandUp 0.10%Clear Path Line of Credit (investor), Economy Home Loan (investor), Low Doc Home Loan (investor), Low Doc Line of Credit (investor), Standard Variable (investor), Clear Path Variable (investor), Discount Variable (investor), Line of Credit (investor), Privilege Package Variable (investor), Privilege Package Line of Credit (investor)18 Apr
Bank of MelbourneUp 0.03% - 0.30%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)8 May
BankSAUp 0.08% - 0.32%

Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier, interest only), Variable Rate Home Loans (investor, principal and interest + interest only)

8 May
BankwestUp 0.04% - 0.25%

Complete Variable Home Loan - (owner occupier + investor), Premium Select Home Loan - (owner occupier + investor), Equaliser Home Loan - (owner occupier + investor), Senior Equity, Complete Equity, Equity Access

7 Apr
Bendigo Bank Up 0.30%

Residential Investment Variable, Connect Package Variable (investor), Equity Line of Credit (investor)

5 Apr
Beyond Bank Up 0.10% - 0.29%

Pinnacle Plus Package - Variable, Pinnacle Plus Package - All in one, Standard Variable (owner occupier + investor), Total Home Loan Package Variable (owner occupier)

26 Apr
Beyond BankDown 0.05%

Total Home Loan Package Variable (investor)

26 Apr
CUAUp 0.02%

Rate Breaker Package (owner occupier + investor)

18 Apr
G&CUp

0.06-0.18%

Premium Home Loan Package (owner occupier + investor), Solutions Home Loan Package (owner occupier + investor), Standard Variable Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Construction Home Loan (owner occupier + investor)

 4 Apr
Greater BankUp 0.07 0.20%

Discounted Variable  (owner occupier + investor), Standard Variable (owner occupier + investor) Line of Credit

 26 Apr
Heritage BankUp 0.10% - 0.25%

Discount Variable (owner occupier + investor), Advantage Package (owner occupier + investor), Living Equity Line of Credit (owner occupier + investor)

11 Apr
Homeloans Up 0.22%

Ultra Plus Variable (owner occupier + investor)

21 Apr
IMBUp 0.10% - 0.25%

Budget Home Loan (owner occupier), Accelerator Home Loan (owner occupier), Essentials Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Introductory Home Loan (owner occupier), Discount Split Home Loan (owner occupier), Standard Variable Home Loan (owner occupier + investor), Equity Line Advantage (owner occupier + investor), Lo Doc Home Loan, Platinum Package (owner occupier + investor)

5 Apr
ING DirectUp 0.25%Orange Advantage Home Loan (investor), Mortgage Simplifier Home Loan (investor)4 Apr
loan.com.auUp 0.05% - 0.20%Essentials Variable - (owner occupier + investor), Offset Variable - (owner occupier + investor)18 Apr
MEUp 0.20% - 0.40%Basic Home Loan - (investor), Flexible Home loan (investor), Flexible Home loan Fixed with Members Package (owner occupier + investor)27 apr
MOVEDown 0.05%Lockit Home Loan - 3 Years7 Apr
Newcastle Pemanent Bulding SocietyDown 0.10%Newcastle Permanent Building Society Premium Plus Package New customer P&I + IO1 May
People's Choice Credit UnionUp 0.28%Line of Credit, Home Loan Package LOC12 Apr
Pepper MoneyUp by 0.10% - 0.25%

Advantage Alt Doc , Advantage Alt Doc Plus, Advantage Full Doc, Advantage Full Doc Plus , Easy Alt Doc, Easy Alt Doc Plus, Easy Full Doc, Essential Full Doc & Essential Plus Full Doc

24 Apr
St.GeorgeUp 0.08% - 0.31%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier, interest only), Variable Rate Home Loans (investor, principal and interest + interest only)8 May
UbankUp 0.20%Standard Variable Rate Home Loans (investor)21 Apr
Virgin MoneyUp 0.15%-Variable Rate Home Loan (owner occupier only)5 Apr
LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
Bank AustraliaUp 0.10% - 0.30%Basic Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Premium Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Premium Home Loan Package - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier)13 Apr
Bendigo BankUp 0.30%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor), Connect Package - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor), Basic Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor)5 Apr
Beyond Bank0.05% - 0.25%Pinnacle Plus Package Fixed - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2, 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Total Home Loan Package - 2, 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)26 Apr
Beyond Bank Down 0.05%Total Home Loan Package - 1, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor)26 Apr
BOQUp 0.15%Home Loan Privileges Package - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)5 Apr
Catalyst MoneyUp 0.20%Fixed Lite Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)3 Apr
HomeloansUp 0.22%Ultra Plus Fixed Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (investor)21 Apr
Illawarra Credit UnionUp 0.20%Fixed Lite Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)3 Apr
IMBUp 0.04% - 0.14%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Platinum Package Home Loan - 3, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)5 Apr
MEUp 0.10% - 0.15%Flexible Home Loan - 1, 2, 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Flexible Home Loan with Member Package - 1, 2, 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Flexible Home Loan Interest in Advance - 1 Year (investor), Flexible Home Loan with member Package - 1 Year (investor)7 Apr
MEUp 0.20% - 0.25%Flexible Home Loan Fixed - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, (invsetor), Flexible Home Loan Fixed with Members Package - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, (investor)27 Apr
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyUp 0.10%Standard Fixed Home Loan - 4, 5, 7, 10 Years Fixed24 Apr
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyDown 0.10%Fixed Rate Special Home Loan - 1, 2, 3 Years Fixed (Owner Occupier)24 Apr
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyDown 0.10%Fixed Rate Special Home Loan - 4,5 Years P&I + IO (owner occupier), Standard Fixed Rate - 4, 5 Years P&I + IO (owner occupier)1 May
UbankDown 0.10%UBank UHomeLoan - 5 Years Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier + Investor)21 April
UbankUp 0.10% - 0.30%UBank UHomeLoan - 1,3 Years Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier + Investor)21 April
Virgin MoneyUp 0.15%Virgin Reward Me Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (Investor)5 Apr
Western City Credit Union

Up 0.20%

Fixed Lite Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)

3 Apr

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

Rates last updated May 30th, 2017
$
Interest Rate (p.a.) Comp Rate^ (p.a.) Application Fee Ongoing Fees Max LVR Monthly Payment
loans.com.au Essentials - Variable (Owner Occupier, P&I)
loans.com.au Essentials - Variable (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.64% 3.66% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
NAB Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier) First Home Buyer Special
NAB Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier) First Home Buyer Special
3.69% 4.92% $0 $395 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier)
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier)
3.69% 3.72% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Greater Bank Ultimate Home Loan - Discounted 1 Year Fixed LVR ≤85% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
Greater Bank Ultimate Home Loan - Discounted 1 Year Fixed LVR ≤85% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
3.59% 4.48% $0 $375 p.a. 85% Go to site More info
Newcastle Permanent Building Society Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier Special Rate, P&I)
Newcastle Permanent Building Society Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier Special Rate, P&I)
3.64% 4.83% $0 $0 p.a. 95% Go to site More info
SCU Basic Variable Rate Home Loan
SCU Basic Variable Rate Home Loan
3.77% 3.81% $200 $0 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)
3.72% 3.74% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
HSBC Home Value Loan - Resident Owner Occupier only
HSBC Home Value Loan - Resident Owner Occupier only
3.85% 3.90% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
State Custodians Low Rate LOC - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier)
State Custodians Low Rate LOC - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier)
3.69% 3.72% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
UBank UHomeLoan Variable Rate - Standard Variable Rate Value Offer (Owner Occupier P&I)
UBank UHomeLoan Variable Rate - Standard Variable Rate Value Offer (Owner Occupier P&I)
3.74% 3.74% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Community First Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed Owner Occupier special offer (New Loans only)
Community First Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed Owner Occupier special offer (New Loans only)
3.69% 4.93% $600 $0 p.a. 95% 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

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