Best home loans guide for February 2018

Don't settle for any old loan. Learn how to find the best home loan for you.

Finding the perfect mortgage for your situation can help you save money and pay off your mortgage faster. This guide will tell you what features to look for in the best home loans and teach you how to determine your home loan needs. Or you can start comparing loans in the table below.

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HSBC Home Value Loan - Resident Owner Occupier only, P&I

3.59 % p.a.

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The HSBC Home Value Loan is a low rate with no monthly fees. Enjoy premium service with a dedicated HSBC Relationship Manager.

  • Interest rate of 3.59% p.a.
  • Comparison rate of 3.60% p.a.
  • Application fee of $0
  • Maximum LVR: 90%
  • Minimum borrowing: $50,000
  • Max borrowing: $7,500,000
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HSBC Home Value Loan - Resident Owner Occupier only, P&I
Enjoy a low variable rate with no ongoing fees and borrow up to 90% of the value of the property.
3.59% 3.60% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
loans.com.au Essentials - Variable (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A basic home loan with a competitive rate and low fees.
3.52% 3.54% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Greater Bank Ultimate Home Loan - Discounted 1 Year Fixed LVR ≤90% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
Discount off an already competitive interest rate for loans over $150k. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
3.49% 4.49% $0 $375 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Tic:Toc Live in Loan Variable Rate - Principal & Interest
A competitive variable rate product with no application or valuation fees offered by a 100% online lender.
3.52% 3.53% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Mortgage House Advantage Variable Home Loan - LVR 80% (Owner Occupier, with Offset)
A low interest rate home loan that allows borrowers to borrow up to 80% of the property value.
3.68% 3.83% $0 $10 monthly ($120 p.a.) 80% Enquire now More info
Homestar Finance Variable Rate Home Loan - Owner Occupier ($1200 cashback)
A variable rate home loan with competitive rate, redraw facility and offset account.
3.54% 3.58% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
NAB Choice Package Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier P&I) First Home Buyer Special
A special rate for first home buyers buying residential property and borrowing over $150K. 350K NAB Rewards Points offer available. Terms and conditions apply.
3.69% 4.86% $0 $395 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
3.74% 3.74% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
IMB Budget Home Loan - Special LVR <=90% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A special limited time offer for owner occupiers. An IMB Transaction Account must be opened with this loan.
3.69% 3.69% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
3.64% 3.67% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Tic:Toc Invest Loan Variable Rate Home Loan - Principal & Interest
A low-fee variable rate investor loan with a fast online application process.
3.99% 4.00% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
CUA Advance Variable Home Loan - Owner Occupier, P&I
A competitive variable rate home loan with no application fee.
3.65% 3.66% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
SCU Basic Variable Rate Home Loan
A basic home loan with a low interest rate and a redraw facility available.
3.77% 3.81% $200 $0 p.a. 95% Go to site More info
3.69% 3.69% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
AMP Professional Package Variable Rate Home Loan - $750,000 and above (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A variable package loan for a larger loan size with no monthly fees.
3.59% 3.96% $0 $349 p.a. 90% Enquire now More info
Bank Australia Basic Home Loan - Special LVR <80% (Owner Occupier)
A special variable rate home loan with no application or ongoing fees.
3.74% 3.75% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
3.62% 3.62% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Mortgage House Advantage Variable Home Loan - 80 (PAYG Special No Offset)
A home loan with a competitive variable rate, limited fees and plenty of flexibility.
3.64% 3.67% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Enquire now More info
Greater Bank Great Rate Discount Variable with Family Pledge Home Loan - Up to 110% LVR
Requires a family member to act as guarantor. Discounted rate available with family pledge loans. Family pledge loans require no LMI and no deposit. NSW, Qld and ACT only.
3.74% 3.74% $0 $0 p.a. 110% Go to site More info
Newcastle Permanent Building Society Premium Plus Package Home Loan - New Customer Offer ($150,000+ Owner Occupier, P&I)
Apply for a new owner occupier loan or refinance from another lender and receive this discounted rate.
3.64% 4.03% $0 $395 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
ClickLoans Basic Home Loan - LVR <80%
A basic low-rate home loan that still offers some useful features.
3.78% 3.78% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Bankwest Complete Home Loan Package Variable - LVR <=90% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A discounted home loan variable rate that comes with a competitive package, an eligible credit card and an offset transaction account.
3.99% 4.41% $0 $395 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Tic:Toc Invest Fixed Rate Loan - 1 Year Fixed (Principal & Interest)
Enjoy a fast application process and flexible repayment options with this fixed rate investment loan.
4.11% 4.01% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
Greater Bank Great Rate Home Loan - Discounted Variable ($150K+ Owner Occupier) New Loans only
A competitive variable rate with a redraw facility. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
3.74% 3.74% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Mortgage House Advantage Variable Home Loan - LVR 95 Special (Owner Occupier, P&I)
This loan has a high max insured LVR, making it an option for low deposit borrowers.
4.09% 4.12% $0 $0 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
UBank UHomeLoan - 1 Year Fixed Rate (Investor)
Fix your interest rate and pay principal and interest repayments on your investment.
3.99% 4.62% $395 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
ClickLoans The Online Investor Home Loan - LVR <80%
An investment home loan with competitive rate and 100% offset account.
4.14% 4.14% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
IMB Platinum Package Fixed Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (LVR < 90% Owner Occupier)
A 2 years fixed platinum package that has $0 application and a loan redraw facility.
3.65% 4.84% $0 $395 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
NAB Choice Package Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier P&I)
A fixed rate package with flexible repayment options. 350K NAB Rewards Points offer available. Terms and conditions apply.
3.88% 4.89% $0 $395 p.a. 95% Go to site More info
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR 80% to 90% (Investor, P&I)
Access a fee-free offset account and a special interest rate for investors.
4.09% 4.12% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Newcastle Permanent Building Society Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Years Fixed (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Enjoy a low interest rate and borrow up to 90% (with LMI) of your property's value.
3.89% 4.87% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
St.George - Residential Investment Principal & Interest 2 year fixed loan (with Advantage Package Special Offer)
A package investment loan with a competitive, discounted interest rate and 0 application fees.
3.89% 5.40% $0 $395 p.a. 95% Go to site More info
IMB Budget Home Loan - LVR <=90% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Get a competitive rate without features you may not use.
3.97% 4.02% $445 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
ME Flexible Home Loan Fixed - 2 Year Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Get a competitive 2-year fixed rate with no application or ongoing fees.
3.84% 4.83% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
IMB Essentials Home Loan - $300,000+, LVR < 90% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A competitive variable rate home loan with no ongoing fees.
3.97% 3.97% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
ClickLoans Basic Home Loan - LVR <70%
A low-rate basic home loan requiring a 30% deposit.
3.64% 3.64% $0 $0 p.a. 70% Go to site More info
SCU My Life Fixed Rate Home Loan Package - 3 Years Fixed Rate
Fix your rate for 3 years and borrow up to 95% LVR.
3.69% 4.00% $0 $350 p.a. 95% Go to site More info
State Custodians Low Rate LOC - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier, IO)
Access the equity in your home with a competitive interest-only rate and no application fee.
3.94% 3.97% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
ME Basic Home Loan - LVR <=80% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A low variable rate loan with no application or ongoing fees.
4.09% 4.11% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Go to site More info
IMB Essential Home Loan - LVR <=90% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Access to redraw facility and offset account without the annual fee.
4.19% 4.19% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Greater Bank Ultimate Home Loan - Discounted 2 Year Fixed LVR ≤90% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
Discount off an already competitive 2 year fixed rate for loans over $150k. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
3.69% 4.47% $0 $375 p.a. 90% Go to site More info
Yellow Brick Road Rate Smasher Home Loan
A low interest rate home loan with no application or ongoing fees.
3.58% 3.58% $0 $0 p.a. 70% Enquire now More info
St.George Basic Home Loan - Promotional Rate (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A no frills loan with a competitive rate and a maximum LVR of 95%.
3.68% 3.69% $0 $0 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
Yellow Brick Road Empower Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed LVR ≤ 70%(Owner Occupier P&I)
A competitive 3-year fixed rate loan with a high max insured LVR.
4.09% 3.79% $0 $0 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
HSBC Premier Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Low fixed rate offer from HSBC. Reverts to a discounted variable rate after the initial term.
3.85% 4.82% $600 $35 monthly ($420 p.a.) 90% Enquire now More info
Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan - Promotional Rate (Owner Occupiers, P&I)
A basic home loan with a promotional variable interest rate.
3.64% 3.65% $500 $0 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
Westpac Fixed Options Home Loan Premier Advantage Package - 2 Years, P&I
Refinance from your existing loan and get a $1,250 rebate. Lock in a discounted fixed rate with a low service fee.
3.88% 4.88% $0 $395 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
Heritage Bank Discount Variable Home Loan - LVR <=80% (Owner Occupier) New Customers Only
A low rate variable home loan offer with no monthly fees or application fee charge.
3.69% 3.71% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Enquire now More info
Virgin Reward Me Variable Home Loan - LVR <= 80% ($750k+ Owner Occupier, P&I)
A competitive variable rate home loan with flexible features. You can earn 30,000 Velocity Points for every $100k you borrow (for a limited time, subject to eligibility requirements).
3.64% 3.78% $0 $10 monthly ($120 p.a.) 80% Enquire now More info
Macquarie Bank Basic Home Loan - LVR up to 70% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Enjoy a low variable rate with no application and ongoing fees.
3.69% 3.69% $0 $398 p.a. 70% Enquire now More info
Virgin Reward Me Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3 Years $300k+ Special offer (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Get a competitive interest rate for 3 years and a discounted variable rate when the fixed period ends.
3.87% 3.87% $0 $10 monthly ($120 p.a.) 90% Enquire now More info
Aussie Select Basic Variable  -  (LVR <= 70%) (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A competitive rate with no ongoing monthly fees or application fees.
3.79% 3.80% $0 $0 p.a. 80% Enquire now More info
ANZ Simplicity PLUS Home Loan - Special Offer (Owner Occupier, P&I)
Enjoy a basic home loan with a high LVR and no application or ongoing fees.
3.99% 4.03% $0 $0 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
St.George Fixed Rate Advantage Package -  2 Year Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier, P&I)
A discounted package rate for owner occupiers with the ability to package a Qantas rewards earning Amplify credit card. $1,500 cashback available for refinancers. Conditions apply.
3.85% 4.95% $0 $395 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
Commonwealth Bank Wealth Package Fixed Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier) P&I
A package home loan with fee free extra repayments available during the fixed term.
3.99% 4.99% $0 $395 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
4.39% 5.42% $300 $10 monthly ($120 p.a.) 95% Enquire now More info
Westpac Flexi First Option Home Loan - 2 Years Introductory Special Offer (New Owner Occupier, P&I)
This competitive introductory rate is a limited time offer for new owner-occupiers
3.59% 4.42% $600 $0 p.a. 95% Enquire now More info
3.68% 3.69% $0 $0 p.a. 90% Enquire now More info
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While there is no best home loan, here is a range of products to compare

What to look for in a home loan

There is no perfect home loan for all borrowers: a lot depends on your needs. But there are some key elements to the best home loans that everyone should consider:

      • Competitive interest rates
      • Low fees
      • Flexibility & features

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Competitive interest rates

The higher the interest rate, the more you end up paying. While it isn't the only factor to consider, many borrowers consider a competitive interest rate above else when judging the "best" loans. You also need to know about how different types of interest rates work.

Rate typesDetails
Fixed Rate
  • The interest rate is locked for a set period, usually 1, 3 or 5 years.
  • Fixed rate loans offer stability and certainty, but if interest rates fall you won't benefit from a lower rate.
Standard Variable Rate
  • The interest rate can change at any time, often due to decisions by the Reserve Bank, regulators or market conditions.
  • Rates may go up but they may also go down, saving you money.
Ongoing Discount Rate
  • Some lenders offer discounted interest rates for limited periods.
  • Loans packaged with credit cards or other accounts often come with built-in discounts but also have fees.

The type of interest rate that's best for you will depend on your circumstances. Fixed interest rates offer more stability while variable rate loans can get cheaper if interest rates go down.

Low fees

Home loans can take decades to pay off. This means costly ongoing fees can add up to many thousands of dollars over the life of a loan. Different fees to watch out for include:

  • Application fees (these are one-off fees)
  • Valuation fees
  • Discharge fees
  • Settlement fees
  • Lender's legal fees
  • Redraw fees

Flexibility and features

Home loans with added features can offer borrowers more flexibility in how they manage their loan, make their payments or use their credit. Some of the flexible options available to borrowers are:

    • Additional or extra repayments. Put extra amounts towards your loan and pay it off faster.
    • Redraw facility. Access extra repayments you made on your loan whenever you need the money.
    • Offset accounts. A transaction account which reduces the interest you pay when funds are deposited into it.
    • Portability. Keep your home loan when moving to a new property, saving on entry and exit fees.
  • Family guarantee. Get a home with your family's assistance even without an adequate deposit.
  • Sign-up bonuses. Get a helping hand from your lender with a cash bonus or fee waiver on your home loan.
  • Professional package. Get a rate discount in exchange for bringing your other banking products over to your lender.
  • Split facility. Split your loan into fixed and variable portions to get the benefits of both.

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What's the best home loan for me?

The “best” home loan is a very individual proposition. To decide what the best home loan for you might be, you need to consider your individual circumstances. Some things to take into account might be:

      • What are your current financial needs? What sort of repayment options can you afford right now? Your interest rate and your loan term will impact your monthly repayments.
      • What are your future financial needs? A home loan lasts a long time. To find a home loan that grows with you, you’ll need to think about your needs and wants for now and the future. For young professionals for example, a no-frills home loan with a fixed interest rate could help you get used to repayments. When the fixed rate period ends, you have the ability to refinance to a more flexible home loan as you become a parent or have bigger, financial goals.
      • What's the purpose of the loan? Whether you are buying a property as an investment or as your own home can affect grants you are eligible for, and how you manage your repayments and interest at tax time. There can also be some small differences between home loans and residential investment loans so make sure you are comparing the right type of loan where your needs are being met.

What to look for in a home loan, according to Australian homeowners

In a finder survey conducted in November 2017, 1,286 Australian homeowners were asked the following question: "Aside from the interest rate, which features are most important when selecting a home loan?" The results were as follows:

AnswerPercentage of respondents
Fees36%
Ability to make extra repayments28%
Offset account18%
Redraw facility13%
Loan portability5%

According to these responses, Australian homeowners are more concerned about fees (and avoiding them) than anything else. But these responses, while interesting, matter less than your own specific needs. And this can depend on your particular situation.

How to find the best mortgage for every borrower

The most appropriate home loan for someone in their 50s who already owns property may look very different to a couple in their 20s buying their first home. Self-employed borrowers will also have different needs than people who are looking to buy a home with a very small deposit.

We've outlined some common scenarios for different mortgage borrowers below, with links to helpful guides and specialised home loan products.

More options for borrowers

If you’ve considered your circumstances and think you know what sort of loan will best suit your needs, it’s time to find a lender that matches your criteria.

What type of home loan do you want?

There are a range of home loans available in Australia and we're quite spoilt for choice. However, too much choice can also be confusing so before you apply, find out more about each loan feature or purpose.

And if you’ve found a lender you think suits your circumstances, it’s important to understand the process you’ll need to follow to apply for your home loan:

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Find the right mortgage with help from a mortgage broker

Finding the best home loan can take a lot of time and energy. Why not get a mortgage broker to do the hard work for you? Mortgage brokers are home loan professionals who compare loans from a wide panel of lenders and can save you time and energy.

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A competitive interest rate home loan with interest only options. Interest rate 3.52%p.a.
comp rate of 3.54%p.a.

Tic:Toc Live in Loan Variable Rate - Principal & Interest

A competitive variable rate product with no application or valuation fees offered by a 100% online lender.

NAB Choice Package Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier P&I) First Home Buyer Special

A special rate for first home buyers buying residential property and borrowing over $150K. 350K NAB Rewards Points offer available. Terms and conditions apply.

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    HelenNovember 23, 2017

    I am 48. Never had a loan for anything as I believe you don’t get unless you have. I am entitled to the first home owners grant. Currently I’m on a sickness benefit but looking for work down the track. I’ve been looking at rentals but if I can buy my own home rather than pay someone elses off I don’t see why not to go for it. Where do I stand ?

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      JudithNovember 24, 2017Staff

      Hi Helen,

      Thanks for reaching out to us. I hope all is well with you today.

      As we are a comparison website and general information service, I am unable to recommend or suggest a specific option for you, as it would entirely depend on your needs.

      You may check a list of home loan options on this page.

      To improve your chances of getting approved for a loan, please ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria and requirements of the loan option or lender and make sure to read the details, as well as the relevant Product Disclosure Statements / Terms & Conditions of the loan option before making a decision and consider whether the product or option is right for you.

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Judith

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    trentAugust 27, 2017

    can I obtain a home loan for a farm which is 42 ha which I intend to develop it has a home on it I am looking for 400;000 and I have 170,000

    • Staff
      DanielleAugust 28, 2017Staff

      Hi Trent,

      Thank you for contacting finder. We are a comparison website and general information service, we’re more than happy to offer general advice.

      You are on the right page. You may customize, review, and compare the offers available on the table. Once you have selected one, you may proceed by clicking the green “Enquire Now” button.

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Danielle

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    patApril 17, 2017

    Looking at Low Doc Loan max borrowing on my property current value around 1.1 million I am self employed what can you offer Pat

    • Staff
      LouApril 18, 2017Staff

      Hi Pat,

      Thanks for your question.

      You may compare low doc home loans on this page. The maximum amount that you can borrow depends on the LVR of the home loan product you are getting.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    JamilJune 26, 2016

    If I am eligible to borrow 450k home loan for 30 years, what would be minimum repayment per week?

    • Staff
      MarcJune 27, 2016Staff

      Hi Jamil,
      thanks for the question.

      You can find out what your loan repayments would be for different loan rates using our loan repayment calculator.

      I hope this helps,
      Marc.

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    DegsyJanuary 22, 2016

    What is the “advertised rate”? And “comparison rate”? And what is the difference?

    • Staff
      MarcJanuary 22, 2016Staff

      Hi Degsy, the advertised rate is a interest rate charged for a home loan, and it’s decided by your lender. It’s used to work out what your loan repayments will be.

      The comparison rate is the advertised rate including some of the fees of the home loan (The application fee and any ongoing monthly fees for example), and is accurate for the example of a $150,000 loan over 25 years. By law, comparison rates must be included on all home loan advertisements, as it gives you a way to see what the actual cost of a home loan is because of the inclusion of these fees.

      You can find out more about it in our comparison rate guide.

      I hope this helps,
      Marc.

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    TonyAugust 20, 2015

    Will I be able to borrow with my Income being from Income protection payments

    • Staff
      BelindaAugust 21, 2015Staff

      Hi Tony,

      Thanks for your enquiry.

      Generally, income protection insurance is designed to help you cover expenses, such as mortgage repayments, in the event that you are unable to work due to injury or illness. Please note that your ability to service a mortgage using this benefit will depend on the type of cover that you have, but most policies provide up to 75% of your monthly income.

      As lenders have different eligibility criteria to qualify for home loans, it would be best to contact the lender directly to see whether you can borrow using the benefit from your income payments.

      Thanks,
      Belinda

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    steveMay 31, 2015

    What is the difference beteen the interest rate and the comparison rate?

    • Staff
      BelindaJune 1, 2015Staff

      Hi Steve,

      Thanks for your enquiry.

      The interest rate is the percentage of your home loan that you’ll end up paying in addition to the original loan amount.

      Whereas the comparison rate is a percentage amount calculated by adding together the interest rate plus any additional fees or charges associated with the loan. The figure is then converted into a percentage to reflect the true cost of the home loan.

      If you compare home loans based on the comparison rate, you’ll get a more accurate idea of the true cost of the loan.

      I hope this clarifies things for you.

      Thanks,
      Belinda

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    KMay 11, 2015

    Are there any fees if you choose to pay out the Essentials home loan (on Interest only terms) earlier? If so, what are they? Thank you

    • Staff
      JodieMay 12, 2015Staff

      Hi,

      Thank you for contacting finder.com.au, we have followed up directly via email.

      Regards
      Jodie

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    raeleneMay 7, 2015

    what is interest rate for fixed an varible.. and what charges are there?

    • Staff
      MarcMay 7, 2015Staff

      Hi Raelene,
      thanks for the question.

      The interest rates for fixed and variable rate home loans is different depending on the product. The table on this shows some of the different rates and fees for some home loans.

      I hope this helps,
      Marc.

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    JeffMay 1, 2015

    Does it cost $ to ask a question of a 1300Home Loan broker through this website? I already have a home loan and want to compare rates to see if I am still getting the best deal. What if the broker decides that I am and so do not ned to change, will I have to pay them?

    • Staff
      BelindaMay 5, 2015Staff

      Hi Jeff,

      Thanks for your question.

      It doesn’t cost anything to ask a question of a 1300 Home Loan broker through our website.

      Please note that 1300 Home Loan consultants provide advice free of charge for all residential mortgages.

      I hope this helps.

      Thanks,
      Belinda

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