Invest and build your future using your home's equity
The Westpac Equity Access Loan is a flexible option for property owners who want to use the equity they have built in their home to raise funds for other investments.
|Product Name||Westpac Equity Access|
|Interest Rate Type||Variable|
|Interest Rate (p.a.)||5.96%|
|Comp Rate^ (p.a.)|
|Minimum Loan Amount||$25,000|
|Maximum Loan Amount||$10,000,000|
|Minimum Loan Term||1 year|
|Maximum Loan Term||30 years|
|Maximum Insured LVR||95%|
|Loan Redraw Facility||Yes|
|Split Loan Facility||Yes|
|Fixed Interest Option||No|
|Suitable for Investment||Yes|
|Available as equity loan/line of credit||Yes|
|Repayment Type||Principal & Interest and Interest Only Options|
|Ongoing Fees||$10 monthly ($120 p.a.)|
- Access cash in your line of credit via ATMs or EFTPOS
- Pay as much as you want into your loan at any time without penalty
- Waive the application fee and monthly fees if you choose the Premier Advantage Package
- There is a $600 application fee
- A $10 monthly account service fee applies
- A discharge fee of $350 applies when you close your home loan account
Features of the Westpac Equity Access Loan
- Use your equity to suit your lifestyle. Use the additional money to renovate or invest as you choose
- Don't pay fixed interest on the full amount. Interest is only charged on the amount that you owe
- Repay your amount owing in lump sums. Make payments of any size at any time throughout your loan, in addition to your regular repayments without having to be concerned with penalties
- SmartPay offset account. SmartPay allows you to deposit all of your income into your loan account. This reduces daily interest charges, and in turn you can arrange automatic transfers to pay bills or move funds into other nominated accounts.
- Maintain your own credit limit. A revolving or extendable line of credit allows you to control your own credit limit for as long as you like.
What fees and charges come with this loan?
- Application Fee: $600. This is required to draw up papers and perform the necessary administration work for your home loan documents
- Service Fee: $10 per month. This is charged for the maintenance of your account.
- Exit Fee: $350. This is charged to close your account and prepare the documents necessary.
How to apply for the Westpac Equity Access Home Loan
If you think the Westpac Equity Access Home Loan might suit your needs, you can contact a Westpac banker online, over the phone or in branch to discuss the process.
Below is a list of information you will asked to provide when applying for this loan:
- Personal details. This will include full name, contact details and photo ID
- Income and asset details. You will be asked for recent payslips if you are a PAYG employee or tax returns if you are self-employed. You will also be asked to supply details of any other income-producing assets you have, such as investment properties or shares.
- Savings and debt details. You will be asked to supply statements from your savings account, as well as the details of any other loans or credit you have owing so it can be taken into account when assessing your ability to repay the loan.
- Property information. You will be asked to supply details of the property you are wanting to be held as security against this loan, whether you are purchasing a new home, refinancing or building a new property.