Did you know that Kogan has just launched new low rate home loans?

Tom Watson

30 Nov 2018

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Shopping around for a new laptop? How about a home loan? Well Australian online retailer Kogan.com could be your destination for both with the release of a suite of new variable and fixed rate home loans for both owner occupiers and investors.

Available from today, Kogan is offering two different home loan ranges for potential buyers: an Essentials Home Loans range funded by Adelaide Bank for typical applicants and an Options Home Loan range funded by Pepper for those with more unique circumstances, such as self-employed Australians.

With variable interest rates starting from 3.69% (3.70% comparison rate*), the Kogan Money Essential Home Loan is available to owner-occupiers with an LVR of 80% or below and features a $150 application fee and an optional offset account for $10 a month.

Kogan is also offering a variable investor loan with rates starting from 3.89% (3.90% comparison rate*) for investors with an LVR of 80% or below making principal and interest repayments.

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According to Mozo figures, both Kogan rates sit well below the respective averages in the Mozo database.

The average variable owner occupier rate for a $400,000 loan with principal and interest repayments and an 80% LVR in the Mozo database is currently 4.35%, while the average investor loan based on the same figures currently sits at 4.80%.

“There’s no doubt that Kogan’s new suite of competitively-priced home loans will give buyers something to think about, but they’re not going to blow anyone’s socks off,” said Mozo Product Data Manager, Peter Marshall.   

“Buyers may like the convenience of an online platform, but given there are a number of equivalent or lower priced alternatives currently in the Mozo database from both online lenders and traditional banks it could be worth making the effort to shop around.”

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The move into home loans is just the latest shift by Kogan outside of its traditional online retail domain, having already joined the likes of fellow retail giants Woolworths and Coles with an expansion into telecommunications and insurance.

And perhaps unsurprisingly as an online provider, Kogan are promising a simple applications process and speedy turnaround for home loan applicants.

“Digital efficiency continues to be a key driver of our ability to achieve price leadership, and we’ve taken this approach with our Kogan Money Home Loans offering,” said Executive Director of Kogan.com, David Shafer.

“Kogan Money Home Loans is making this process easier and more efficient for the many Australians looking to secure a home loan either when purchasing a property or as part of a refinance. A large part of Kogan Money Home Loans’ mission is to provide solutions to help people lower the cost of owning homes and investment properties and to achieve property ownership.”

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Want to learn more? Grab even more information about the fees and features of Kogan’s new variable and fixed rate Essential Home Loans, or check out some other great home loan deals below.

Home loan offers 2018

Rates updated daily. Advertiser disclosure.

  • loans.com.au
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    1.85% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 2.25% p.a.

    2.21% p.a.

    $1234

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    Smart Booster Home Loan

    2 Year Discounted Variable Rate, Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, <80% LVR

    1.85% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 2.25% p.a.

    2.21% p.a.

    New super low introductory rate home loan for two years. Min 20% deposit. No monthly or ongoing fees. Fast settlement times. Mozo award-winning online lender. Friendly, local Australian based team.

    Smart Booster Home Loan

    New super low introductory rate home loan for two years. Min 20% deposit. No monthly or ongoing fees. Fast settlement times. Mozo award-winning online lender. Friendly, local Australian based team.

    • 1.85% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 2.25% p.a.

    • 2.21% p.a.

    • $520

    • $0.00

    • $0.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • Optional - with 0.10% additional interest

    • 80.00%

    • $520

    • $50,000

    • $1,000,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Smart Booster Home Loan

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  • Athena
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    1.99% p.a.

    1.99% p.a.

    $1234

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    Celebrate Variable Home Loan

    <60% LVR, Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    1.99% p.a.

    1.99% p.a.

    Fast and efficient online application. Automatic discounts as loan is paid down. Free extra repayments and redraw facility. Zero fees. Min 40% deposit required. Winner of three Mozo Expert's Choice Awards for 2021.

    Celebrate Variable Home Loan

    Fast and efficient online application. Automatic discounts as loan is paid down. Free extra repayments and redraw facility. Zero fees. Min 40% deposit required. Winner of three Mozo Expert's Choice Awards for 2021.

    • 1.99% p.a.

    • 1.99% p.a.

    • $0

    • $0.00

    • $0.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • no

    • 60.00%

    • $0

    • $100,000

    • $2,000,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Celebrate Variable Home Loan

    Details Close

  • Nano

    1.99% p.a.

    1.99% p.a.

    $1234

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    Variable Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    1.99% p.a.

    1.99% p.a.

    Refinance only. Super-fast digital application process. Zero upfront fees. No on-going service fees. Free 100% offset sub account. Minimum 25% deposit required.

    Variable Home Loan

    Refinance only. Super-fast digital application process. Zero upfront fees. No on-going service fees. Free 100% offset sub account. Minimum 25% deposit required.

    • 1.99% p.a.

    • 1.99% p.a.

    • $0

    • $0.00

    • $0.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • yes - offset sub account

    • 75.00%

    • $0

    • $100,000

    • $2,500,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Variable Home Loan

    Details Close

  • Macquarie

    2.14% p.a.

    2.14% p.a.

    $1234

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    Basic Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, LVR<60%, Principal & Interest

    2.14% p.a.

    2.14% p.a.

    Competitive low variable rate. No application or account management fees. Flexibility to split your loan and set different repayment types. Fee free withdrawals of your savings.

    Basic Home Loan

    Competitive low variable rate. No application or account management fees. Flexibility to split your loan and set different repayment types. Fee free withdrawals of your savings.

    • 2.14% p.a.

    • 2.14% p.a.

    • $0

    • $0.00

    • $400.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • no

    • 60.00%

    • $0

    • $150,000

    • $5,000,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Basic Home Loan

    Details Close

  • HSBC

    2.44% p.a.

    2.45% p.a.

    $1234

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    Discounted Home Value Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR 70-80%

    2.44% p.a.

    2.45% p.a.

    No ongoing service fees. Free unlimited extra repayments and online redraw facility.

    Discounted Home Value Loan

    No ongoing service fees. Free unlimited extra repayments and online redraw facility.

    • 2.44% p.a.

    • 2.45% p.a.

    • $150

    • $0.00

    • $300.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • no

    • 80.00%

    • $150

    • $50,000

    • $15,000,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    • Receive $3,288 cashback when you refinance an existing home loan of $250,000. Must apply by 31 December 2021 and settle by 28 February 2022.

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Discounted Home Value Loan

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