Australian Home Loan Interest Rates

Provider Rate Type
UBank Variable Rate Home Loan

Rate indicated is applicable to the UHomeLoan (base rate) product.

APR 3.09%
Aug 2019
Bank Australia Basic Home Loan

The rate for the comparison rate is based on a loan of $150,000 for 25 years. The rate indicated is for owner occupier purposes but can be used for investment but other rates may apply.

APR 3.36%
Aug 2019
CBA 3 Year Fixed Rate Home Loan OO

Rate indicated is the fixed Interest Rate based on the 'Standard Fixed Rate' product for a term of 3 years.  The rate is for 'Fixed Rates with Wealth Package (owner occupied)'

APR 4.68%
Aug 2019
Suncorp Bank Variable Rate Home Loan

Rate indicated is Suncorp Bank's standard variable rate. Please refer to the Suncorp Bank website for full details.

APR 3.99%
Aug 2019
Macquarie Bank Variable Rate Home Loan

Rate below is calculated for a loan amount of $150,000 over the period of 25 years. Owner Occupier

APR 3.81%
Mar 2019
NAB Base Variable Rate Home Loan Interest Only

Rate is available for or owner occupied and investment home loans and is made from the NAB Base Variable Rate Home Loan Rate minus the product margin applied during the Interest Only period.

APR 3.89%
Interest Only Home LoanApply
Aug 2019
ING Direct Variable Rate Home Loan

Rate indicated is applicable to the Orange Advantage Home Loan product. Please refer to the ING Direct bank website for full details.

APR 4.25%
Mar 2019
Bankwest Complete Variable Home Loan

For further information, please visit the Bankwest website. Rate is applicable to the product 'complete variable home loan'

APR 4.41%
Jun 2018
Credit Union Australia Standard Variable Home Loan

For further information, please visit the Credit Union Australia website. Rate is applicable to the product 'The CUA Standard Variable Rate home loan '.

APR 4.08%
Jun 2018
Westpac 2 Year Fixed Rate Home Loan

This Home Loan product from Westpac gives you options as the name indicates - the Fixed Interest Rate Home Loan lets you choose 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 year fixed year period. You also have an option of choosing another fixed period when the previous term comes to an end. For details or possible fees see the Westpac website.

APR 5.16%
Jun 2018
Home Loan requirements from providers

In Australia, since 1 January 2012, all lenders who would offer standard home loans will need to provide a key facts sheet when a  borrower asks them. These fact sheets will be in a standard format so you can compare against other home loans from other providers. Facts will include loan amounts and terms, interest rates, comparison rate(also known as APR internationally), the amount to be paid back including fees and any establishment fees.

Home Loan Deposit and Mortgage Insurance

When obtaining a mortgage loan in Australia, it is recommended that the borrower has at least a 20% deposit. If the borrower was to borrow more than 80% of the purchase price of a property they may be subject to lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) which insures the lender against default from the borrower. The added LMI fee from a lender could be many thousands of dollars that could be added to the home loan.

Domination of mortgage market share by big banks

The Australian big banks had the largest market share for mortgages in Australia with the largest 4, Commonwealth Bank,Westpac, National Bank of Australia and ANZ having share combined over 80% according to KPMG (