RAMS Full Feature Home Loan Review

Rates and Fees verified correct on December 4th, 2016

Borrow up to 95% of the property value and make extra payments whenever you want with the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan.

The RAMS Full Feature Home Loan offers many flexible features to borrowers. With a maximum loan-to-value ratio (LVR) of 95% and no maximum loan amount, the loan doesn’t charge any account-keeping fees and lets you make extra repayments at any time without penalty. A redraw facility is also available with 25 free transactions per month via debit card, ATM or cheque.

Interest Rate Max Insured LVR Max LVR
(Investor)
5.45% p.a.
Comparison Rate
5.52% p.a.
95% 80%
(Owner Occupier)
5.2% p.a.
Comparison Rate
5.27% p.a.
95% 80%
Product NameRAMS Full Feature Home Loan
Interest Rate TypeVariable
Comp Rate^ (p.a.)
Minimum Loan Amount$15,000
Minimum Loan Term1 year
Maximum Loan Term30 years
Maximum LVR80%
Maximum Insured LVR95%
Mortgage Offset AccountYes
Mortgage 100% OffsetYes
Loan Redraw FacilityYes
Split Loan FacilityYes
Fixed Interest OptionNo
Loan PortableYes
Suitable for InvestmentYes
Extra RepaymentYes
Available as equity loan/line of creditNo
Repayment TypePrincipal & Interest and Interest Only Options
Application Fee$595
Lender's Legal Fee$0
Valuation Fee$220
Ongoing Fees$0 p.a.
Settlement Fee$275
Discharge Fee$295

Pros

  • 100% offset account
  • $0 ongoing fees
  • Unlimited extra repayments

Cons

  • $595 application fee
  • $275 settlement fee upon the creation of your loan
  • $295 discharge fee once you close your loan account

Things to consider about the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan

The RAMS Full Feature Home Loan is available for owner-occupiers, first home buyers and investors. A construction option is also available for those looking to build a new home or renovate their existing home.

With a choice of weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayment schedules to suit your budget, the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan is available with interest-only repayment options of one to five years and also 10 years. A full-doc loan, the Full Feature product from RAMS does not place a limit on the number of additional repayments you can make.

Features of the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan

  • Maximum loan amount. RAMS does not list a maximum limit for this loan, but the minimum amount you can borrow is $15,000.
  • Maximum LVR. The RAMS Full Feature Home Loan allows you to borrow up to 95% of the value of the property you are buying, although you will need to pay for lender’s mortgage insurance (LMI) if you borrow more than 80% LVR.
  • Offset account. You can link your loan with a 100% offset account to limit the amount of interest you need to pay on your loan.
  • Repayment options. Choose from weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments, and pay your loan off by direct debit, salary credit, BPAY, Bank@Post or myRAMS.
  • Additional repayments. Enjoy the flexibility of unlimited additional repayments and pay your debt off more quickly.
  • Redraw facility. You can access additional repayments through the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan’s redraw facility, with 25 free transactions allowed each month.
  • Package deal. The RAMS Full Feature Home Loan is also available with the RAMS Value Advantage Package, which entitles you to an interest rate discount and no monthly fees. However, an annual service fee of $0 does apply.
  • Other options. Other options available with this loan include a construction option if you’re looking to build or renovate, as well as a lifestyle option that allows you to defer your repayments for up to six months during times of financial hardship.

Fees

Fees you can avoid

  • Ongoing fee: $0
  • Redraw fee: A $0 redraw fee applies given that you don’t perform more than 25 transactions per month.
  • LMI: LMI is not payable if you borrow less than 80% LVR.

Fees you can’t avoid

  • Application fee: $595. This fee covers the costs RAMS incurs when setting up your home loan.
  • Discharge fee: $295. This fee is charged when you pay out your loan.
  • Settlement fee: $275. This fee is charged when your loan is settled.

How to apply for the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan

In order to qualify for a RAMS home loan you will need to be at least 18 years of age and satisfy the RAMS lending guidelines.

If you want to find out more about the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan, click the secure link on this page to be taken to the RAMS website. You then have two options:

  • Arrange to meet with a RAMS home loan expert. You can do this by filling out an online form and supplying your name, postcode, email address and phone number, the purpose of your loan and your employment status.
  • Arrange for RAMS representative to call you. You’ll need to provide your state of residence, your phone number and the best time for a RAMS lending expert to phone you.

Depending on the option you choose, you’ll be able to discuss your borrowing needs with a RAMS representative and start narrowing down your options to find the right home loan for you.

If you’re looking for a home loan with flexible features, the RAMS Full Feature Home Loan is worth considering. Just make sure you compare it with a range of other home loans so that you find the mortgage that’s right for you.

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RAMS Full Feature Home Loan

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  • App Fee / Annual Service Fee

    $595 / $0

  • Max LVR

    80%

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