New home loan rate changes for March 2017 [updated]

Posted: 24 March 2017 3:00 pm News

March rate changes

Seven months of no change from the RBA hasn't stopped lenders from making changes to interest rates.

UPDATE 30 March 2017: ING Direct and Victoria Teachers Mutual Bank.

As predicted, the RBA made the decision to keep the cash rate on hold for another month. Lenders, however, have started changing rates. After already making out-of-cycle moves earlier this year as well as in November and December last year, there is no longer any expectation that lenders will wait to change interest rates in line with the RBA.

Big four bank changes

Lender Change Loans affected Date effective
ANZ Up 0.25% Variable Rate Home Loans (investor, principal and interest) 31 Mar
ANZ Up 0.36% - 0.40% Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, interest only) 22 Apr(late July for existing)
CBA Up 0.03% - 0.26% Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only) 8 May
NAB Up 0.07% - 0.25% Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor) 24 Mar
NAB Up 0.19% - 0.80% Interest Only in Advance Fixed Rate - Tailored 2, 3 and 4 Years Fixed, Interest Only in Advance Fixed Rate - 2, 3 and 4 Years with Choice Package 24 Mar
NAB Down 0.05% - 0.25% Interest Only in Advance Fixed Rate - Tailored 1 and 5 Years Fixed, Interest Only in Advance Fixed Rate - 1 and 5 Years with Choice Package 24 Mar
Westpac Up 0.03% - 0.28% Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor and principal & interest + interest only) 24 Mar
Westpac Up 0.78% - 1.00% SMSF Investment Property Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10 Years Fixed 24 Mar
Westpac Down 0.40% - 0.47% Advantage Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1 Year Fixed (owner occupier + investor) Advantage Package Low Doc Loan - 1 Year Fixed (owner occupier + investor) Fixed rate products have also been split between interest only repayments and principal and interest. 24 Mar

All other rate changes

LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
AMPUp 0.07% - 0.28%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)31 Mar(3 Apr for existing customers)
Bank of MelbourneUp 0.03% - 0.30%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier + investor, principal and interest + interest only)8 May
BankSAUp 0.08% - 0.32%

Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier, interest only), Variable Rate Home Loans (investor, principal and interest + interest only)

8 May
BankwestUp 0.15%

Complete Home Loan Package - Variable (investor), Premium Select Home Loan - Variable (investor) Equaliser Home Loan - Variable (investor)

15 Mar
Beyond BankUp 0.10%

Low Rate Special Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier)

7 Mar
Bendigo BankUp 0.25%

Variable Rate Home Loans (investor)

31 Mar
CUAUp 0.10% - 0.27%

Start Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Start Basic Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Fresh Start Access - Variable (owner occupier + investor)

30 Mar
Delphi BankUp 0.25%

Residential Investment

31 Mar
Heritage BankUp 0.10% - 0.11%

Advantage Package Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier)

14 Mar
HomeloansUp 0.05% - 0.25%

Optima Line of Credit (owner occupier), Optima Offset Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor)

23 Mar
Illawarra Credit UnionUp 0.05% - 0.15%Variable Lite & Variable Home Loans (owner occupier)1 Mar
IMBUp 0.05%Accelerator Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier)13 Mar
ING DirectUp 0.25%Orange Advantage Home Loan (investor), Mortgage Simplifier Home Loan (investor)4 Apr
Macquarie BankUp to 0.05%

Basic Home Loan - Variable LVR <=80%, LVR <=90% (owner occupier + investor), Offset Package Home Loan - Variable LVR <=80%, LVR <=90% (owner occupier + investor)

6 Mar
Macquarie BankDown 0.05 - 0.10%

Basic Home Loan - Variable LVR <=90% (owner occupier), Offset Package Home Loan - Variable LVR <=90% (owner occupier)

6 Mar
Macquarie BankUp 0.25%

Basic Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Offset Package Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor)

23 Mar
MEUp 0.14-0.15%

Flexible Home Loan With Member Package (owner occupier + investor)

31 Mar
MOVEUp 0.30%Wealth Builder - Variable (investor), Flexi Home Credit - Variable1 Mar
People's Choice Credit UnionUp 0.19%Basic Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier)15 Mar
St.GeorgeUp 0.08% - 0.31%Variable Rate Home Loans (owner occupier, interest only), Variable Rate Home Loans (investor, principal and interest + interest only)8 May
Victoria Teachers Mutual Bank

Up 0.07% - 0.10%

Standard Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Complete Home Loan - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Education Package - Variable (owner occupier + investor), Complete Home Loan - First Home Buyer Variable (owner occupier + investor), Education Package - First Home Buyer (owner occupier + investor)

21 Mar
LenderChangeLoans affectedDate effective
BankwestUp 0.15%Complete Home Loan Package - 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor)15 Mar
Beyond BankUp 0.05% - 0.10%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Total Home Loan Package - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier)7 Mar
Catalyst MoneyUp 0.20%Fixed Lite Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)3 Apr
CUAUp 0.15% - 0.31%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor), Premium Fixed Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (investor)21 Mar
Greater BankUp 0.05% - 0.010%Ultimate Home Loan - 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Ultimate Discounted Home Loan - 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)27 Mar
Greater Bank Down 0.05%Great Rate Home Loan - 2, 3, Years Fixed (owner occupier), Great Rate Discounted Home Loan - 2, 3, Years Fixed (owner occupier)27 Mar
Heritage BankUp 0.10%Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3 (owner occupier + investor), Advantage Package Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1,2,3 (owner occupier + investor)9 Mar
HomeloansUp 0.25%Optima Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)23 Mar
Illawarra Credit UnionUp 0.20%Fixed Lite Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)3 Apr
IMB

Up 0.10%

Platinum Package - 2 & 3 Years Fixed rate (owner occupier + investor), Fixed Rate Home Loan - 2 & 3 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

6 Mar
ING DIRECT

Up 0.10%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 3, 4, 5 Years (Investor)

4 Apr
Macquarie Bank

Up 0.25%

Basic Home Loan - 2, 3, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor), Offset Home Loan Package - 2, 3, 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)

23 Mar
MOVE

Down 0.06%

Lockit Home Loan - 1 Year Fixed rate

1 Mar
Newcastle Permanent

Up 0.10%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 Years Fixed (both), Fixed Rate Special Offer - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 Years Fixed (owner occupier)

27 Mar
People's Choice Credit Union

Up 0.05%

Home Loan Package - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)

15 Mar
Teachers Mutual Bank

Up 0.07%

Fixed Rate Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years Fixed (owner occupier + investor)

24 Mar
Victoria Teachers Mutual Bank

Up 0.05% - 0.20%

Standard Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Complete Home Loan - 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor), Education Package - 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years Fixed Rate (owner occupier + investor)

21 Mar
Western City Credit Union

Up 0.20%

Fixed Lite Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier), Fixed Home Loan - 3 Years Fixed (owner occupier)

3 Apr

Compare home loans for January 2020 to make sure you're getting the best rate

Rates last updated January 22nd, 2020
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Name Product Interest Rate (p.a.) Comp Rate^ (p.a.) Application Fee Ongoing Fees Max LVR Monthly Payment Short Description
St.George Basic Home Loan - LVR 60% to 80% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.99%
3.01%
$500 (waived for loans above $150,000)
$0 p.a.
80%
Online only cashback offer: Refinancers borrowing $250,000 or more can get a $4,000 cashback for their first application (Other terms, conditions and exclusions apply). Buyers and refinancers can get this competitive variable interest rate. Application fee waived for loans above $150,000.

UBank UHomeLoan Variable Rate - Discount offer for Owner Occupiers, P&I Borrowing over $200,000
2.84%
2.84%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Enjoy flexible repayments, a redraw facility and the ability to split your loan. Plus, pay no application or ongoing fees.
loans.com.au Smart Home Loan - (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.88%
2.90%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Get one of the lowest variable interest rates on the market and pay 0 application or ongoing fees.
Bank of Melbourne Basic Home Loan - LVR above 60% up to 80% (Owner Occupiers, P&I)
2.99%
3.01%
$500 (waived for loans above $150,000)
$0 p.a.
80%
Online cashback offer: Refinancers borrowing $250,000 or more can get a $4,000 cashback for their first application (Other terms, conditions and exclusions apply). A low variable interest rate for home buyers and refinancers. Application fee waived for loans above $150,000.
Greater Bank Great Rate Home Loan - Discounted 1 Year Fixed LVR ≤90% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
2.79%
3.82%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Get one of the lowest rates on the market with this fixed rate mortgage. Available with just a 10% deposit. Guarantor option available. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
Easy Street Standard Variable Special Home Loan
2.95%
2.99%
$500
$0 p.a.
95%
This mortgage combines a very sharp interest rate with a 100% offset account and it's available with a 5% deposit.
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.90%
2.92%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
This loan offers a competitive variable rate and a 100% offset account to help save you on interest repayments. This loan is not available for construction.
Bankwest Complete Home Loan Package Variable - $200k+ LVR <=80% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.05%
3.50%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
A low variable rate loan with a 100% offset account and package discounts.
Easy Street Fixed Home Loan - 2 Year (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.99%
3.74%
$500
$0 p.a.
95%
Enjoy 2 year fixed rate with no ongoing fee and a 100% offset account. Available with a 5% deposit.
Greater Bank Ultimate Home Loan - Discounted 1 Year Fixed LVR ≤90% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
2.79%
4.04%
$0
$395 p.a.
90%
Get one of the lowest fixed mortgage rates on the market plus a 100% offset account. Available with just a 10% deposit. Guarantor option available. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
BankSA Basic Home Loan - Promotional Rate (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.99%
3.01%
$500 (waived for loans above $150,000)
$0 p.a.
80%
Online only cashback offer: Refinancers borrowing $200,000 or more can get a $4,000 cashback for their first application (Other terms, conditions and exclusions apply). Buyers and refinancers can get this competitive variable interest rate. Application fee waived for loans above $150,000.
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR up to 70% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.83%
2.85%
$0
$0 p.a.
70%
A competitive rate with no application or ongoing fee. This loan is not available for construction.
Greater Bank Great Rate Home Loan - Discounted 2 Year Fixed LVR ≤90% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
2.97%
3.75%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
A discounted 2 years fixed rate for home buyers. Available with just a 10% deposit. Guarantor option available. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
loans.com.au Smart Home Loan - (Investor, P&I)
3.19%
3.21%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive variable investor rate for borrowers with 20% deposits. Low fees, redraw facilities and repayment flexibility.
Easy Street Fixed Home Loan - 3 Year (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.09%
3.69%
$500
$0 p.a.
95%
Enjoy 3 year fixed rate with no ongoing fee.
loans.com.au Essentials - Variable (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.04%
3.06%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
A simple mortgage with a competitive interest rate and no application or monthly fees. Borrow up to $2000000 from a convenient online lender.
UBank UHomeLoan - 3 Year Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.69%
3.19%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive fixed interest rate loan with no ongoing fees. Requires a 20% deposit.
Greater Bank Great Rate Home Loan - Discounted 3 Year Fixed LVR ≤90% ($150K+ Owner Occupier)
2.97%
3.68%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Discounted 3 years fixed rate with no ongoing fees and a redraw facility. Guarantor option available. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only.
Gateway Bank Low Rate Essentials Variable Rate Home Loan - Special offer LVR up to 80% and over $500k (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.01%
3.04%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A competitive, flexible variable rate mortgage for home buyers borrowing above $500,000.
Pepper Money Essential Prime Full Doc Home Loan - LVR >75% up to 80%
3.59%
3.79%
$599
$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)
80%
This is a competitive, flexible variable rate suitable for borrowers with a good credit history. Borrow up to 80%.
Bank of Melbourne Advantage Package Fixed Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed (Owner Occupier, P&I) LVR above 60% up to 80% New customers
2.89%
3.77%
$0
$395 p.a.
80%
A 2 year fixed package home loan with no application fee. Borrow up to 80%. $2,000 cashback on eligible Advantage Package loans when borrowing $250,000 or more.
ING Orange Advantage Loan - $150k to $500k (LVR <=80% Investor, P&I)
3.49%
3.82%
$0
$299 p.a.
80%
Investors can enjoy a 100% offset account, a redraw facility and flexible repayments.
UBank UHomeLoan - 1 Year Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier, P&I)
2.74%
3.38%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Fix your mortgage for 1 year with a very competitive rate and no ongoing fees.
Greater Bank Great Rate Discount Variable with Family Pledge Home Loan - Up to 110% LVR
3.33%
3.34%
$0
$0 p.a.
110%
Pay no deposit or LMI and get a discounted rate with this family pledge loan. Requires a family member to act as guarantor. NSW, QLD and ACT only.
State Custodians Low Rate LOC - LVR up to 80% (Owner Occupier, IO)
3.15%
3.16%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
A low-fee line of credit loan from an online lender. Unlock the equity in your home and make interest-only repayments with a competitive rate. This loan is not available for construction.
Gateway Bank Low Rate Essentials Variable Rate Home Loan - Special offer LVR up to 80% and over $500k (Investor, P&I)
3.29%
3.32%
$0
$0 p.a.
80%
Investors with 20% deposits can get this flexible variable mortgage with low fees and a reasonable rate.
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR 80% to 90% (Owner Occupier, P&I)
3.20%
3.22%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Save on interest with a free 100% offset account and buy your property with just a 10% deposit. This loan is not available for construction.
UBank UHomeLoan - 1 Year Fixed Rate (Investor, P&I)
2.89%
3.84%
$395
$0 p.a.
80%
Investors can enjoy flexible repayments and an easy application process with this pioneering online lender.
State Custodians Low Rate Home Loan with Offset - LVR 80% to 90% (Investor, P&I)
3.45%
3.47%
$0
$0 p.a.
90%
Access a fee-free offset account and a special interest rate for investors. This loan is not available for construction.
Adelaide Bank SmartFix Home Loan - 2 Year Fixed Rate (Owner Occupier, IO)
3.59%
3.37%
$375
$15 monthly ($180 p.a.)
80%
Home buyers with a 20% deposit can get this low interest-only rate. It also comes with a 100% offset account.

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