Illawarra Bank Beater Variable Rate Home Loan

Rates and Fees verified correct on October 22nd, 2016

Keep your mortgage repayments low with a competitive interest rate offer on the Illawarra home loans Bank Beater.

The Illawarra Bank Beater variable home loan offers a bonus rate cut by 0.05% if you’ve had the loan after 5 years. And if application is successful, Illawarra home loans will also waive valuation, application or legal fees saving you up to $935.

  • This home loan also received media attention on Channel 7's Morning Show and was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ honour as a finalist for the Financial Review Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Awards in 2011

The Bank Beater is appropriate for those looking to refinance, for first home buyers, upgraders, refinancers, property investors or those looking to consolidate debt. The Bank Beater is also open to new customers with no previous account needed to be eligible.

Things to consider about the Illawarra Bank Beater home loan

Interest Rate Max Insured LVR Max LVR
LVR <80% (Investor)
4.43% p.a.
Comparison Rate
4.46% p.a.
80% 80%
LVR <80% (Owner Occupier)
3.87% p.a.
Comparison Rate
4.10% p.a.
80% 80%
LVR > 90% (Investor)
4.77% p.a.
Comparison Rate
4.99% p.a.
95% 90%
LVR > 90% (Owner Occupier)
4.27% p.a.
Comparison Rate
4.50% p.a.
95% 80%
LVR 80% to 90% (Investor)
4.78% p.a.
Comparison Rate
4.81% p.a.
90% 80%
LVR 80% to 90% (Owner Occupier)
4.07% p.a.
Comparison Rate
4.30% p.a.
90% 80%
Product NameIllawarra Home Loans Bank Beater Variable Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable
Comp Rate^ (p.a.)
Minimum Loan Amount$250,000
Maximum Loan Amount$4,000,000
Minimum Loan Term15 years
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR80%
Maximum Insured LVR90%
Mortgage Offset AccountYes
Mortgage 100% OffsetYes
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionYes
Loan PortableYes
Suitable for InvestmentYes
Extra RepaymentYes
Available as equity loan/line of creditYes
Repayment TypePrincipal & Interest and Interest Only Options
Application Fee$0
Lender's Legal Fee$0
Valuation Fee$0
Ongoing Fees$345 p.a.
Settlement Fee$0
Discharge Fee$0
Early Termination Fee$0


  • 100% offset account
  • $0 application fee
  • Redraw facility


  • $345 annual service fee

This home loan is available as a full documentation but Pay As You Go (PAYG) and the self employed and also eligible. If you would like to consider the low documentation version please contact Illawarra Home Loans directly to discuss your options. Be mindful that lender’s mortgage insurance will incur for 80% loan-to-value ratio home loans that are full documentation.

Features of the Illawarra Bank Beater home loan

  • Loan amount. Borrow from $250,000 to $4,000,000. If you have multiple properties, you can also borrow from $1,000,000 to $4,000,000.
  • Loan term. A minimum loan term of 15 years to a maximum of 30 years.
  • Loan-to-value ratio. Borrow up to 80% of the property's value, which means you’ll need a 10% deposit.
  • Interest-only repayments. Take advantage of interest-only repayments for up to 10 years. Investors can use this as part of their investment strategy.
  • Repayment options. Direct debit, salary credit, BPAY and deposit book. Make additional repayments on your loan when extra funds are available. Repay your loan either weekly, fortnightly or monthly.
  • 24/7 access. Enjoy 24 hour Internet and telephone access so you can have full control of your funds.
  • Redraw facility. Feel secure knowing you can withdraw funds from your loan when needed.
  • Offset account. Use your savings to reduce the amount in your principal so you can save on interest payments.
  • Split facility. Split your loan up to four times and you could get the best of both variable and fixed repayments.
  • Portability. Transfer your loan amount with no exit fees when you move houses.


Fees you can avoid
  • Application Fee $0. Illawarra home loans will pay this fee for you.
  • Valuation Fee $0. This will be refunded if your loan proceeds to settlement.
  • Legal Fee $0. Illawarra home loans will also pay this fee for you.
  • Lender’s mortgage insurance. This is insurance to protect the lender in the case that the borrower defaults, applicable if your LVR is higher than 80% for high documentation loans.
Fees you can’t avoid
  • Service Fee $345. This is the annual fee that you need to pay to cover the cost of maintenance and account opening.
  • Title insurance fee: Starting from $132. This insures you against financial loss from defects in the title to property.

How to apply for the Illawarra Bank Beater home loan

If you would like to take advantage of this home loan, please click ‘enquire now’ and you’ll be safely redirected to the Illawarra Home Loans website where you can fill out an online application. The whole process will take up to 10 minutes and an Illawarra Home Loans mortgage professional will contact you with your pre-approval. Please have the following information ready;

  • Personal details
  • Loan purpose
  • Intended amount for the loan
  • Best time to contact you

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