ING Orange Advantage home loan
The ING Orange Advantage variable rate home loan includes a 100% offset facility, enabling you to pay off your home loan sooner
The ING Orange Advantage home loan allows regular homeowners or investors to make use of a 100% offset account. The loan offers competitive interest rates and no application fee.
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This is a full documentation loan available to those buying or refinancing a home or investment property. Different rates may be offered based on how much you borrow and your loan-to-value ratio.
About this loan
What are the features and benefits of the Orange Advantage home loan?
- Offset account. You can link a 100% offset account to this home loan and have your salary or any other income credited directly to this account. Calculation of your home loan interest happens on a daily basis and applies on the total outstanding loan amount minus the balance in the offset account. As a result, a higher balance in your offset account translates to lower interest payable on your home loan.
- Maximum LVR. Owner-occupiers can borrow up to 80% for this loan without lenders mortgage insurance (LMI), or up to 95% of the property value with LMI, while investors can borrow up to 80%. Also keep in mind that different rates are available based on your LVR in some cases.
- Repayments. You can make repayments either fortnightly or monthly, and can make unlimited additional repayments.
- Redraw. If you make additional repayments and later need to access these funds, the Orange Advantage Loan includes a redraw facility.
What fees and charges come with this loan?
There are a number of fees you should be aware of with the Orange Advantage:
- Annual fees: $299. This is charged yearly to maintain your account.
- Discharge fees: $250. This is charged when you close your account.
- Valuation fees: ING pays up to $225 in the form of valuation fees and this is limited to the first valuation only. You will have to pay the remainder.
How to apply
If you'd like an ING home loan specialist to get in touch with you, click the "Go to Site" buttons on this page. To qualify for this home loan you have to meet certain criteria:
- Age. You must be over 18 years of age.
- Residency. You must be a resident of Australia.
- Employment. You must have a regular source of income.
As part of the application process you'll have to provide personal and financial information, as well as details about your employment. Before you start the process, keep the following information handy:
- Personal. This includes details like your name, date of birth, phone number, email address and address.
- Financial. This includes information surrounding all your assets and liabilities.
- Employment. Be ready to give your employer's name and contact information.