CBA increases fixed home loan rates by 5-20bp


For the fourth time since November, the Commonwealth Bank has lifted interest rates on a number of its fixed home loans, this time by between five and 20 basis points.

Coming into effect today, the changes will impact rates on both owner occupier and investor loans, including the bank’s Fixed Rate Home Loan and Fixed Rate Home Loan (Wealth Package).

That means the lowest advertised fixed rates on offer from CBA are now the following which are available on the Fixed Rate Home Loan (Wealth Package). Note, these are for owner occupier borrowers with a loan-to-value ratio (LVR) below 95%.

1-year2.59% p.a. (4.15% p.a. comparison rate*)
2-year2.84% p.a. (4.09% p.a. comparison rate*)
3-year3.24% p.a. (4.11% p.a. comparison rate*)
4-year3.54% p.a. (4.16% p.a. comparison rate*)
5-year3.79% p.a. (4.24% p.a. comparison rate*)

The Commonwealth Bank is hardly alone in upping its fixed rates though. ING increased a number of fixed and variable home loan rates today, while fellow major bank Westpac lifted its own fixed rates in late January.

In fact, since November, 78 providers being tracked in the Mozo database have increased over 2,800 individual fixed mortgage rates in total.

Unsurprisingly, these rate hikes have had a significant impact on the average fixed rates available for owner occupiers - particularly on longer terms.

Average fixed rates for owner occupiers (<80% LVR) - Mozo database

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  • Fixed Rate Loan

    • Owner Occupier
    • Principal & Interest
    • LVR <80%
    Interest rate
    6.09 % p.a.
    Fixed 3 years
    Comparison rate
    6.15 % p.a.
    Initial monthly repayment

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  • Basic Home Loan

    • Fixed
    • Owner Occupier
    • Principal & Interest
    • LVR<70%
    Interest rate
    6.25 % p.a.
    Fixed 3 years
    Comparison rate
    6.20 % p.a.
    Initial monthly repayment
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  • Fixed Rate

    • Owner Occupier
    • Principal & Interest
    • <80% LVR
    Interest rate
    6.59 % p.a.
    Fixed 3 years
    Comparison rate
    7.06 % p.a.
    Initial monthly repayment

    Enjoy up to $3000 cashback for eligible first home buyers and $2000 cashback for refinancers on eligible home loans with the ANZ Fixed Rate Home Loan. Get the security of repayment certainty with a competitive locked in rate. No ongoing fees to pay. Offset account on 1-year fixed loans ($10/month fee applies). Interest-only payments allowed.

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** Initial monthly repayment figures are estimates only, based on the advertised rate. You can change the loan amount and term in the input boxes at the top of this table. 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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