Athena scoops Best New Home Loan and Home Loan Innovation awards in 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Awards

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If there’s one home loan lender that more and more Aussies are hearing about, it’s Athena - and it's not because of their unconventional advertising. 

Between seriously low rates, zero fees and handy loan features, Athena have become a serious force to be reckoned with. 

And it looks like our expert judges think so too, as they’ve just awarded Athena two 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Awards for Best New Home Loan and Best Home Loan Innovation for the Athena Variable Rate Home Loan

“Athena have prided themselves on being a lender that’s all for their customers by providing flexible features and highly competitive rates, so it made sense to award them with these two prestigious titles,” said Mozo Expert Judge, Peter Marshall.

“Plus, they’ve really made the effort to stand out from the crowd, thanks to their rate guarantee and loyalty bonus, which applies to both new and existing customers.”

Athena’s rate guarantee promises that existing customers will receive the same rate as new customers, which according to Marshall, is a perk that’s hard to come by.

“Sometimes lenders will reserve their best rates for new customers, but with Athena, existing borrowers can be confident in the knowledge that they are treated equally.” 

Athena customers will also benefit from a loyalty discount where the interest rate reduces by 0.01% per year over five years as long as repayments are always made on time.

Athena’s award winning loan 

Want to find out what Australia’s Best Home Loan for 2020 looks like? Check out our quick review below!

Athena Liberate Variable Home Loan
  • Super low 2.59% variable rate (2.55% comparison rate*)

  • Zero fees

  • Free extra repayments and redraw facility

If you’re on the hunt for a home loan that’s seriously low on fees but big on flexibility, meet the Athena Variable Rate Home Loan! Customers can enjoy a highly competitive 2.59% variable rate (2.55% comparison rate*), zero fees and the option to make as many extra repayments as they’d like. And if that variable rate isn’t low enough for you, you’ll be happy to know that as long as you remain an Athena customer and make your repayments on time, you’ll receive a rate discount of 0.01% for the first five years! Just keep in mind that you will need a 20% deposit to be eligible for this loan.

*WARNING: This comparison rate applies only to the example or examples given. Different amounts and terms will result in different comparison rates. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees, and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in the comparison rate but may influence the cost of the loan. The comparison rate displayed is for a secured loan with monthly principal and interest repayments for the amount and term you entered.

**Initial monthly repayment figures are estimates only, based on the advertised rate, and a loan of $500,000 repaid over 25 years. Rates, fees and charges and therefore the total cost of the loan may vary depending on your loan amount, loan term, and credit history. Actual repayments will depend on your individual circumstances and interest rate changes.

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About the 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Home Loan Awards

These days, Aussies are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a home loan lender. But with this freedom comes the challenge of knowing which lender can provide the best deal. 

That’s where our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Home Loan Awards come in.

Our experts analysed 436 home loans from 86 lenders to uncover the products they believe are worth their weight in gold. 

And with categories ranging from Best Low Cost Loan to Best Green Loan, investors and owner occupiers are bound to find a winner that’s right for them. 

So if you’d like to find out who else made it onto this year’s winner list, head on over to our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Home Loans page