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Big Four bank home loans – current rates and offers

Think the biggest banks offer the best deals? See current home loan offers from Australia's Big Four banks, and how they compare to the rest of the market.

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Name Interest Rate p.a. Comparison Rate p.a. Fees Monthly Payment
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed30% min. depositOwner-occupier
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed30% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameNAB Tailored Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.59%
Comp. Rate p.a.6.83%
Minimum Loan Amount$20,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 70%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.59%
Comparison Rate
6.83%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $8 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$958
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed20% min. depositOwner-occupier
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed20% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameANZ Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeFixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.54%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.10%
Minimum Loan Amount$20,000
Maximum Loan Amount $10,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionYes
Loan PortableNo
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.54%
Comparison Rate
7.10%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $10 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$953
$2,000 - $3,000 cashback
First home buyers can get a cashback of $3,000 and refinancers can get a cashback of $2,000 with a new ANZ loan of $250K+ (terms & conditions apply).
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest40% min. depositOwner-occupier
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest40% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameANZ Simplicity PLUS Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.54%
Comp. Rate p.a.6.54%
Minimum Loan Amount$50,000
Maximum Loan Amount $1,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 60%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableNo
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.54%
Comparison Rate
6.54%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $0 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$953
Westpac logo
Interest only 2Y Fixed20% min. depositInvestment
Product NameWestpac Fixed Rate Investment Interest Only in Advance Loan with Advantage Package
Interest Rate TypeFixed rate
Repayment Type Interest Only
Interest Rate p.a.6.44%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.26%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.44%
Comparison Rate
8.26%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$944
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 3Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 3Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameNAB Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.59%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.04%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 95%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.59%
Comparison Rate
8.04%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $0 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$958
Westpac logo
Interest only 2Y Fixed30% min. depositInvestment
Product NameWestpac Fixed Rate Investment Interest Only in Advance Loan with Advantage Package
Interest Rate TypeFixed rate
Repayment Type Interest Only
Interest Rate p.a.6.34%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.16%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 70%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.34%
Comparison Rate
8.16%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$934
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest40% min. depositInvestment
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest40% min. depositInvestment
Product NameCommonwealth Bank Digi Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.34%
Comp. Rate p.a.6.47%
Minimum Loan Amount$100,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term
Maximum LVR 60%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset Account
Split Loan Facility
Fixed Interest Option
Loan Portable
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.34%
Comparison Rate
6.47%
Fees
Application: $300
Ongoing: $10 per month
Monthly Payment
$934
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest20% min. depositOwner-occupier
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest20% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameCommonwealth Bank Digi Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.19%
Comp. Rate p.a.6.32%
Minimum Loan Amount$100,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset Account
Split Loan Facility
Fixed Interest Option
Loan Portable
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.19%
Comparison Rate
6.32%
Fees
Application: $300
Ongoing: $10 per month
Monthly Payment
$919
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest 3Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest 3Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameCommonwealth Bank Wealth Package Fixed Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.59%
Comp. Rate p.a.8%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount $10,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 95%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.59%
Comparison Rate
8%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$958
Westpac logo
Principal & Interest5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Westpac logo
Principal & Interest5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameWestpac Flexi First Option Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.84%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.16%
Minimum Loan Amount$25,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 95%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.84%
Comparison Rate
7.16%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $0 per month
Monthly Payment
$983
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameNAB Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.69%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.35%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 95%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.69%
Comparison Rate
8.35%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $0 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$968
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed10% min. depositOwner-occupierOffset account
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed10% min. depositOwner-occupierOffset account
Product NameANZ Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeFixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.74%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.37%
Minimum Loan Amount$20,000
Maximum Loan Amount $10,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 90%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountYes
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionYes
Loan PortableNo
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.74%
Comparison Rate
7.37%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $10 per month
Monthly Payment
$973
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameCommonwealth Bank Wealth Package Fixed Home Loan
Interest Rate Type
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.84%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.19%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount $10,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 95%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.84%
Comparison Rate
8.19%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$983
Westpac logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed20% min. depositInvestment
Westpac logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed20% min. depositInvestment
Product NameWestpac Fixed Option Home Loan Premier Advantage Package
Interest Rate TypeFixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.59%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.09%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionYes
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes - up to $30,000
Interest Rate
6.59%
Comparison Rate
8.09%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$958
Commonwealth Bank logo
Interest only20% min. depositOwner-occupierOffset account
Commonwealth Bank logo
Interest only20% min. depositOwner-occupierOffset account
Product NameCommonwealth Bank Wealth Package
Interest Rate Typevariable rate
Repayment Type Interest Only
Interest Rate p.a.7.18%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.25%
Minimum Loan Amount$10,000
Maximum Loan Amount $10,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountYes
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
7.18%
Comparison Rate
7.25%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$1,017
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed20% min. depositOwner-occupier
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed20% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameNAB Tailored Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.74%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.05%
Minimum Loan Amount$20,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.74%
Comparison Rate
7.05%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $0 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$973
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed10% min. depositInvestment
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed10% min. depositInvestment
Product NameANZ Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeFixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.74%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.77%
Minimum Loan Amount$20,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 90%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionYes
Loan PortableNo
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.74%
Comparison Rate
7.77%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $10 per month
Monthly Payment
$973
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Commonwealth Bank logo
Principal & Interest 1Y Fixed5% min. depositOwner-occupier
Product NameCommonwealth Bank Wealth Package Fixed Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.59%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.29%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount $10,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 95%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.59%
Comparison Rate
8.29%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $395 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$958
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed10% min. depositInvestment
NAB logo
Principal & Interest 2Y Fixed10% min. depositInvestment
Product NameNAB Choice Package Fixed Rate Home Loan
Interest Rate Typefixed rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.6.74%
Comp. Rate p.a.8.67%
Minimum Loan Amount$150,000
Maximum Loan Amount N/A
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 90%
Loan Redraw FacilityNo
Offset AccountNo
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
6.74%
Comparison Rate
8.67%
Fees
Application: $0
Ongoing: $0 p.a.
Monthly Payment
$973
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest20% min. depositOwner-occupierOffset account
ANZ logo
Principal & Interest20% min. depositOwner-occupierOffset account
Product NameANZ Land Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable rate
Repayment Type Principal & Interest
Interest Rate p.a.7.24%
Comp. Rate p.a.7.24%
Minimum Loan Amount$20,000
Maximum Loan Amount $1,000,000
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR 80%
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Offset AccountYes
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Extra Repayments Yes
Interest Rate
7.24%
Comparison Rate
7.24%
Fees
Application: $600
Ongoing: $5 per month
Monthly Payment
$1,024
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How the Big Four banks compare with the market

Although the Big Four banks have the largest reputation in Australia, they don't necessarily have the most competitive rates. Here's how the compare with the lowest rates and average rates.

Australian interest rates April 2024Data
Average variable mortgage interest rate7.26%
Lowest variable rate on Finder's database5.69%
Average fixed mortgage interest rate6.86%
Lowest fixed rate on Finder's database5.48%

*Lowest rates listed above are based on owner occupier products in Finder's database with LVRs of at least 80%.

Who are the Big Four banks?

Australia has 4 main banking giants and they account for roughly 75% of all mortgages in the country.

  • The Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Australia's largest bank, CBA is a massive institution with a strong market share and over 15 million customers. The bank has an extensive branch network and a popular banking app. CBA owns online home loan lender Unloan.
  • Westpac. Australia's second biggest bank, Westpac started life as the Bank of New South Wales in 1817. Westpac owns many well-known finance brands, including St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA.
  • NAB. The National Australia Bank has been around for almost 160 years and has 9 million customers, mainly in Australia and New Zealand but also across the globe. Digital lender UBank is owned by NAB.
  • ANZ. This bank has a strong presence in both Australian and New Zealand. ANZ now operates in 33 markets around the world.

How much of the mortgage market belongs to the Big Four?

The Big Four are the largest players in Australia's home loan market by far. To understand just how large their share of the market is, here's a snapshot of the latest APRA data showing the value of owner occupier and investor loans held by the Big Four and some of their closest competitors.

This table shows the value of home loans "on the books" at each lender. Even the smallest of the Big Four holds more than three times more mortgages in dollar terms than the next smallest competitor.

Big Four bank home loan features

A home loan from one of the Big Four doesn't necessarily offer anything different to any other home loan lender. Features such as extra repayments, redraw facilities and offset accounts are common.

But there are a couple of areas where the bigger banks might have more of a focus.

Package loans

While by no means exclusive to the largest banks, the Big Four often advertise their premium package loans. These products let you bundle a home loan with a credit card, bank account (which functions as an offset account) and other products. These days, the big banks often have the most competitive offers on their package loans and may offer a cashback if you switch to them from another lender.

And that's a big part of why banks do package loans. They want all your business, not just your mortgage.

Basic home loans and introductory discount rates

Again, not exclusive to the Big Four, but these banks frequently offer these two types of products. Basic home loans have low variable rates (usually) but don't have offset accounts. Introductory rate loans offer a very low (usually variable) rate for an initial period, but increase later.

What are my alternatives to a home loan from the Big Four?

Mortgage lending in Australia is a thriving, crowded industry, with lenders big and small looking to lend you money. So it's always worth comparing a wide range of home loans. Alternatives to the major lenders include:

  • Online lenders. If you're comfortable with applying online or over the phone an online lender could be convenient and save you money. These lenders often have the cheapest interest rates.
  • Non-banks. Credit unions, building societies and other non-bank institutions offer mortgages and are also very competitive. Some of these institutions limit their lending to states, cities or geographic regions.
  • Smaller banks. Many local banks can serve customers in cities, states or large portions of the country. There are also newer bank brands, often operating online, which offer cheaper rates. Some of these brands are owned by one of the Big Four.
  • Fintechs and neobanks. Smaller, high-tech startups are beginning to enter the mortgage market. They can be very competitive and convenient if you're comfortable with banking via an app.

Lenders in the categories above often overlap. A small bank could be entirely online, while credit unions may have limited physical branches and a strong online service. And some banks are starting to use the technology of the fintechs.

Some smaller lenders are actually backed by the Big Four

You might not know this, but the nation's biggest institutions own or are associated with the following financial brands:

What are the benefits of getting a mortgage with the Big Four?

There are plenty of reasons borrowers stick with NAB, ANZ, Westpac or the Commonwealth Bank:

  • Convenience and service. The Big Four have the largest networks of ATMs and physical branches. For many people, face-to-face service and brick and mortar branches are very important.
  • Product range. The big lenders have products for most Australian borrowers and a greater range than many smaller lenders.
  • Stability. Even small Australian lenders are heavily regulated, so this shouldn't be a big concern. But the Big Four are the oldest and biggest lenders for a reason.
  • Service. The Big Four have large customer service departments. They are also the most likely to have dedicated migrant banking services for non-residents.

What are the downsides of getting a mortgage with the Big Four?

In most respects the Big Four are as good as any other lender. But depending on what you're looking for, you might be better served with one of their smaller competitors. Here are a few reasons why:

  • Interest rates. Most of the time, the Big Four banks don't offer the absolute lowest interest rates on the market. Smaller lenders, especially online lenders, could offer more competitive deals, with their reduced overheads and online infrastructure.
  • Options for non-conforming borrowers. The Big Four don't specialise in loans for borrowers who have unique needs, such as borrowers who are self-employed, have a complex financial situation, have poor credit histories or are discharged bankrupts. This is where mortgage brokers and smaller, specialist lenders can help, as their loan policies and lending criteria may be more flexible.
  • Technology and customer service. The Big Four have strong online banking and well-designed apps, but there are smaller fintech lenders and neobanks who offer faster service, better apps and more tools to help you manage your mortgage. Although the gap in technology between new players and the old banks is shrinking all the time.

Is my cash safer with a big bank?

Not necessarily. All of Australia's Big Four are Authorised Deposit-Taking Institution (ADI). But so are almost all the smaller banks, credit unions and digital banks. You can find more detailed informations here.

In the unlikely event your lender goes bankrupt, it won't affect your ownership of the property as your loan account would pass to a new institution, who bought the assets of your now-defunct lender.

The only lenders who might not be covered by the bank guarantee scheme are very small neobanks, which are essentially financial start-ups. Most of these companies obtain a banking license or partner with someone who has one, and is an ADI. .

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