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How to ensure that your repayments do not fluctuate for one whole year

Unlike variable home loans, one year fixed rate home loans have an interest rate that does not fluctuate. Fixing your mortgage can be an option to consider if you want certainty with your repayments. Any eligible borrower can apply for a fixed rate home loan, although how much you can get approved for will depend on your current debt, assets and income.

Banks, credit unions and other lenders will usually offer fixed mortgages, and your suitability for this type of loan depends on your lifestyle and financial plans. For instance, you can fix your mortgage for a year if you want to free up your finances and take care of other commitments. A mortgage broker can help you determine whether a fixed home loan would be suited to your needs and also help you choose the best time to fix it so that you save money on interest rates.

1 year fixed rate home loans

Rates last updated December 16th, 2018
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Loan purpose
Offset account
Loan type
Repayment type
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comp Rate^ (p.a.) Application Fee Ongoing Fees Max LVR Monthly Payment Short Description
3.59%
4.14%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Refinance with UBanks low 1 year fixed rate offer. No application fee.
3.59%
3.58%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Apply online and get fast approval for this fixed rate, low-fee loan with redraw facilities. Add a 100% offset account for a small fee.
3.69%
4.75%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Enjoy a competitive rate with no application fee for this package loan.
3.59%
4.14%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A one year fixed rate offer with no ongoing bank fees.
3.75%
4.72%
$0
$299 p.a.
95%
Owner-occupiers can enjoy a discounted fixed rate, a rate lock feature and the ability to make additional repayments.
3.94%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Lock in a short interest loan term with a low interest rate.
3.99%
5.25%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
Enjoy a low rate fixed home loan with the ability to borrow up to 95% of the property value.
3.89%
5.05%
$595
$0 p.a.
90%
Investors can take advantage of a short term fixed rate with no application or ongoing fees.
3.99%
4.62%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Investors can enjoy flexible repayments and an easy application process with this pioneering online lender.
4.08%
3.87%
$0
$248 p.a.
80%
Borrow up to 80% LVR with no application fee and ongoing fees.
4.09%
5.09%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Secure a competitive 1-year fixed rate with low ongoing fees. Score 200-500,000 Velocity Points when you get this loan.
3.89%
4.96%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
A low deposit, low interest fixed rate home loan with flexible repayment options.
3.99%
4.62%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Investors can enjoy flexible repayments and an easy application process with this pioneering online lender.
4.25%
4.18%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Fix your rate for a year and borrow up to 90% of your home's value.
3.84%
3.91%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Get instant online approval and flexible repayment options with this fixed rate mortgage for investing.
4.04%
5.38%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
A 1 year fixed rate home loan from Commonwealth Bank.
4.04%
3.93%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Fix your rate for 1 year and make interest-only payments.
4.24%
5.42%
$600
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
95%
Enjoy a 1-year fixed rate with flexible features such as redraw, rate lock, a partial interest offset facility, repayment pause and more.
3.79%
4.75%
$375
$15 monthly ($180 p.a.)
95%
A fixed rate home loan with 100% offset account.

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2 year fixed rate home loans

Rates last updated December 16th, 2018
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Loan purpose
Offset account
Loan type
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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%
3.59%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Fast, 100% online application process. Very limited fees. Optional offset account (with fee).
3.88%
4.51%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Lock in a very competitive 2 year rate and get package discounts on your credit card and offset account. $1,500 cashback available (conditions apply).
4.09%
3.89%
$0
$248 p.a.
80%
Fixed rate home buyer product with very low fees.
3.74%
4.69%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Enjoy a discounted fixed rate and the ability to package the loan with other financial products.
3.89%
3.91%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Investors can go from application to full approval in as little as 20 minutes with this innovative online lender.
3.99%
3.92%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
90%
Enjoy a competitive fixed rate with no application fee. Earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points to spend on flights and hotels. Terms and conditions apply.
3.85%
4.65%
$499
$0 p.a.
95%
Get a competitive rate along with flexible repayment options.
3.89%
4.24%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Fix your rate and minimise repayments for 2 years with this interest-only investor mortgage.
3.75%
4.63%
$0
$299 p.a.
95%
Owner-occupiers can enjoy a discounted fixed rate, a rate lock feature and the ability to make additional repayments.
3.89%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application or ongoing fee and borrow up to 80% LVR.
3.75%
5.04%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
This 2 year fixed ANZ Breakfree Package rate comes with package discount and product bundle. Terms and conditions, package fee and fees, charges & eligibility criteria apply.
3.79%
4.87%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Low deposit home loan. Enjoy flexible repayment options while paying limited fees.
3.98%
5.01%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Fix the rate on your investment property for 2 years with this competitive home loan package.
3.79%
5.07%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Get discounts on a range of Commonwealth Bank products and enjoy the option of fee-free extra repayments during the fixed term. $2,000 cashback offer for eligible refinancers.
3.89%
5.12%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
A fixed rate home loan with additional repayment options.
3.94%
4.95%
$595
$0 p.a.
95%
Borrow up to 95% LVR of the value of the property you're buying and pay no application or ongoing fees.
4.05%
4.22%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
90%
Lock in your interest rate on your investment property for 2 years. Earn Velocity Frequent Flyer Points.
4.09%
4.40%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
Forget about rate rises for two years and minimise your investment repayments with this interest only mortgage. Requires a 30% deposit.
3.79%
4.19%
$0
$350 p.a.
95%
New customers can enjoy flexible repayments and a partial offset account.
4.33%
4.21%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Lock in your interest rate for two years and enjoy package discounts.
3.79%
5.07%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
Get a partial offset account and the option to make interest-only repayments.
3.89%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Borrow up to 90% of the value of the property you're buying, and pay no application fee.
3.99%
4.86%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Access a fee-free 100% offset account and pay no application or ongoing fees.
3.89%
3.91%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Lock in your interest rate for 2 years and enjoy flexibility, an optional offset account and a fast online application process.
3.94%
5.25%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
Competitive fixed rate offer from a Big Four bank. Refinancers could be eligible for $2,000 cashback.

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3 year fixed rate home loans

Rates last updated December 16th, 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
3.74%
4.01%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive fixed interest rate product with no ongoing bank fees.
3.87%
3.91%
$0
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
90%
Get Velocity Frequent Flyer Points at settlement, monthly and every three years, plus the option to make up to $10,000 a year in extra repayments.
3.84%
4.66%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
A two year fixed rate home loan with application fees.
3.74%
4.01%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive 3 year fixed rate with no ongoing bank fees.
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.
3.83%
3.67%
$250
$0 p.a.
80%
A low 3 year fixed rate for home buyers. Add a 100% offset account with a $10 monthly fee.
3.85%
4.69%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
A package home loan with a sharp fixed rate and a 10% deposit option for low deposit borrowers.
3.99%
4.44%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no ongoing fees on this investment loan fixed for 3 years.
3.96%
3.88%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Lock in a 3 year fixed rate with no upfront or ongoing fees.
3.85%
4.20%
$0
$350 p.a.
95%
New customers get flexible repayments along with a redraw facility when they lock in their rate for 3 years.
4.29%
5.33%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Lock in a competitive investment rate and combine your loan with a credit card and transaction account for extra savings. Package fee applies.
3.83%
4.89%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
A flexible 3 year fixed rate loan you can use to buy your own home.
3.83%
4.57%
$0
$299 p.a.
95%
Owner-occupiers can enjoy a discounted fixed rate, a rate lock feature and the ability to make additional repayments.
3.89%
5.01%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Lock in a discounted rate for 3 years and have the option for interest only repayments. $2,000 cashback offer for eligible refinancers.
3.85%
4.97%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
Fix your rate and enjoy a partial offset account along with flexible repayments.
4.14%
4.81%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no application fees and access a fee-free redraw facility with this fixed rate loan.
3.99%
3.94%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Buy an investment property and enjoy the certainty of a 3-year fixed rate with interest-only payments.
3.99%
4.86%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Unlock discounts on interest rates and other products with the Choice Package loan. Available with a 5% deposit.
4.04%
4.88%
$595
$0 p.a.
95%
A low 3-year fixed rate with the option to split your loan for free.
3.99%
4.44%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Pay no ongoing fees on this investment loan fixed for 3 years.
4.29%
4.26%
$0
$0 p.a.
95%
A competitive 3-year fixed rate loan with a high max insured LVR.
4.49%
4.27%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Fixed rate loan with a 100% offset account and a 10% deposit option.
4.09%
5.06%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
Flexible fixed rate home loan which will allow you to take break from repayments if you're ahead of scheduled repayments.
4.04%
5.15%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
A fixed rate home loan offer from Commonwealth Bank.
4.13%
5.25%
$295
$12 monthly ($144 p.a.)
90%
Get budgeting certainty with a competitive 3-year fixed rate.

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5 year fixed rate home loans

Rates last updated December 16th, 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
4.09%
4.10%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
An online only home loan with a great 5 year fixed rate. Available for refinance and purchases.
4.09%
4.53%
$0
$299 p.a.
95%
Owner-occupiers can enjoy a discounted fixed rate, a rate lock feature and the ability to make additional repayments.
4.59%
4.02%
$250
$0 p.a.
80%
Buy a home to live in and lock in the interest rate for 5 years.
4.09%
4.87%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
A competitive fixed rate offer from one of the Big Four banks.
4.19%
4.57%
$499
$0 p.a.
95%
Get the certainty of a rate lock and the flexibility to make additional repayments.
4.39%
5.06%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Fix in a competitive rate for five years and pay no establishment or monthly fees.
4.34%
4.99%
$600
$8 monthly ($96 p.a.)
95%
A flexible five year fixed rate home loan. Available with a 5% deposit.
4.46%
4.08%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Get quick online approval for Tic:Toc's fixed rate owner occupier home loan. Low fees, flexible repayments.
4.49%
4.56%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Lock in a 5 year fixed rate on your investment loan and pay no ongoing fees.
4.24%
4.87%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
A competitive fixed rate loan with flexible features. Available with a 5% deposit.
4.56%
4.18%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
This fixed rate investment loan has a competitive interest rate, limited fees and flexible repayment options. Apply online and get quick approval.
4.09%
4.87%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
You can save on several Westpac products by packaging your 5-year fixed rate home loan. Unlock Velocity Points for borrowing over $250,000 and get more out of your mortgage.
4.39%
5.07%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
A competitive interest rate with a range of repayment choices.
4.49%
4.56%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Forget about rate rises for 5 years and minimise repayments on your investment mortgage.
4.79%
5.41%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
4.59%
5.14%
$0
$395 p.a.
95%
Get discounts on your rate and fees by packaging your home loan.

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What is a fixed one year mortgage?

LoanappAs the name suggests, a one year fixed rate home loan is a mortgage that has a rate that does not change for a year. This is different from a variable home loan where the rate can change each month as economic factors change. A fixed interest rate will help you keep your repayments constant, making it easier to organise your repayments. A fixed rate can also protect you from rising interest rates within the year, which would end up making your mortgage repayments higher.

Although a fixed home loan can help you save money if interest rates rise, you should consider if it’s the right type of loan for you before signing the paperwork. This is because such a loan usually has very high break costs if you exit early, and you will most likely not be allowed to make unlimited additional payments.

How does a mortgage fixed for one year work?

A one year fixed rate home loan is basically just a normal home loan with a rate which doesn’t fluctuate for 12 months. Fixed loans come with fewer features, which could mean that you may not have the option to make unlimited repayments or get an offset account. This usually means that you’ll have a cap on how much extra you can repay each year, and there are exit fees if you decide to get out of the mortgage before the one year period runs out.

If you are looking for the certainty of knowing how much interest you will pay and are keen to plan your mortgage repayments in advance, a one year fixed rate home loan might suit you. You can also get this type of loan if you are a first home buyer and are looking to keep repayments down and predictable. The flipside to such a loan is that you will not benefit if interest rates come down during the fixed rate period.

What are the types of one year fixed rate home loans available?

Choosing the right type of home loan can make owning a home much easier and ensure that you adjust your mortgage spending to fit your current financial situation. Here are the different types of home loans available to you:

  • Bad credit home loans. If you’re having trouble accessing a home loan from a bank due to bad credit, you should consider getting a bad credit home loan from other lenders who are lenient when it comes to credit scores and mortgage eligibility requirements.
  • Basic home loans. One year fixed home loans fall under this category, as they usually have few features such as no additional payment options and no redraw facility or offset account. This usually means they also have lower fees.
  • Full featured home loans. These are home loans with features such as a redraw facility and 100% offset account. Most will allow additional repayments. The types of features you get on such a loan will depend on the specific lender you choose and the features you prefer.
  • Package home loans. These loans come with a package deal, where you get other services from your lender to entice you to take up their mortgage facility, for example a bank account and credit card.
  • Low doc home loans. Investors and those who are self-employed can get this type of loan, as there are no requirements to supply payslips and other documents that prove your source of income.

How to compare one year fixed rate home loans

The decision to take up a one year fixed home loan should be determined by your finances, lifestyle and how you plan to handle your mortgage repayments. For instance, if you want to purchase property and then sell it within a year, such a loan would not suit you as the exit fees would be high if you had to get out of your loan before the term ended. Locking the interest rate on your mortgage can make it more affordable, so here are some features you can look at when comparing fixed rate mortgages from different banks and other lenders:

Fees

Home loans fixed for a year will usually have normal mortgage fees such as establishment and legal fees, and they may also carry penalty charges for exiting the loan or making additional payments. Check the fees on different fixed rate loans to ensure you get one with reasonable fees and fewer penalties.

Loan features

It's a good option to pick a home loan with the features that you want depending on your finance. This may include extra repayments, a redraw facility or cash incentives. If you are looking to cut down on costs, choosing a home loan with fewer features might be better, as the fees on such loans would be lower.

Fixed and revert rate

Shop around for a fixed home loan with a competitive rate, and be sure to ask about the revert rate that will apply on the mortgage after the fixed period expires so that you are not caught off-guard by higher rates later on.

Pros and cons of a home loan fixed for a year

Pros

  • Relatively short fixed term. With a home loan fixed for one year, you do not have to worry too much about interest rates falling as the fixed term will expire after 1 year which will allow you to take advantage of a low interest-rate environment if need be.
  • Easy to manage. These loans usually have no additional payments or redraw facilities, which means that you will not have to think about doing many things during the fixed period. In addition, repayments do not change, meaning that you get more control over how much you pay and are therefore able to plan in advance.
  • Stability. Having a fixed rate mortgage gives you more stability than variable rate loans. Should the RBA raise interest rates, you will not have to worry about paying more and you could even end up paying less on your mortgage than on a variable rate loan.

Cons

  • High exit fees. You will be charged a hefty exit fee should you opt out of the loan during the fixed rate term.
  • Fewer features. These loans do not have many features, and they may not allow you to make any additional payments or redraw the funds you have.

Pitfalls to avoid with one year fixed mortgages

The biggest pitfall with any fixed rate home loan is to fix at the wrong time, meaning that you may be stuck with higher interest rates while rates go down. Before fixing your home loan, check our RBA page for predictions of how interest rates are likely to change and talk to a mortgage broker also. Exiting a fixed rate home loan can also be a problem due to the high exit fees they carry, so you should be sure that that type of mortgage is suited to you before signing up for it.

FAQ about one year fixed home loans

How do I know it’s a good time to fix?

You should check for predictions of interest rates from experts including financial planners and mortgage brokers and fix if you think rates are likely to go up. You should also be comfortable with keeping your property for the entire fixed period to avoid high exit fees. Consider what you would do if rates were to drop by up to 1% during the fixed term and ensure you’d be comfortable keeping your home loan.

What is a split rate solution?

This allows you to split the interest repayments on your home loan, allowing for one portion to be fixed and the other variable. This way you get some of the benefits of each.

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