Australian Home Loan Interest Rates

Provider Rate Type
APR 1.99%
Apr 2023
APR 0.00%
Apr 2023
Bankwest Complete Variable Home Loan

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

APR 4.04%
Sep 2019
Bendigo Bank Standard Variable Home Loan

This rate is applicable to loan amounts greater than $500,000. For further information, please visit the Bendigo Bank website. Rate is applicable to the product 'Residential Variable Home Loan'.

APR 3.43%
Jan 2020
HSBC Australia Variable Rate Home Loan

Rate indicated is applicable to HSBC Variable Home Loan Rate. Please refer to the HSBC bank website for full details.

APR 3.71%
Sep 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
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
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
Rams Low Rate Home Loan

Maximum LVR is 95%. Minimum loan size is $15,000. It includes redraw and splitting but may have to pay an application fee and loan settlement fee.

APR 4.17%
Aug 2019
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 (