How to borrow with a 5 to 10% deposit

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08 Oct 2018

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Looking to make your first move into the property market? A low deposit home loan could be your ticket to home ownership. If you've got a 5% or 10% deposit saved up, you'll be relieved to hear that plenty of lenders are still offering competitive low deposit home loans to first home buyers. 

Compare home loans that require just a 5% or 10% percent deposit using the table below, and find out how you can buy that first property faster.

Low Deposit Home Loan Comparisons - rates updated daily

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    loans.com.au

    3.19% p.a. variable

    3.21% p.a.

    $1234

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    Essentials Variable 90

    This low-rate home loan that could save you thousands! With no monthly or ongoing fees and the ability to make unlimited additional repayments. This home loan from popular online lender loans.com.au also features unlimited free redraws with no minimum redraw amount.

    • $0.00

    • $0.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • no

    • 3.19% p.a. variable

    • 3.21% p.a.

    • $520

    • 90.00%

    • $50,000

    • $2,000,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Essentials Variable 90

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    Suncorp

    3.29% p.a. variable

    3.30% p.a.

    $1234

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    Back to Basics Special

    No monthly account keeping fee, no ongoing annual fee and no loan establishment fee on new lending of $150,000 or more. Only 10% deposit required. $1500 cashback offer for refinancers of eligible loans more than $250,000 with LVR less than 80%.

    • $0.00

    • $350.00

    • Yes - free

    • first redraw per month free

    • no

    • 3.29% p.a. variable

    • 3.30% p.a.

    • $0

    • 90.00%

    • $150,000

    • -

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    • Receive $1,500 when you refinance an existing loan of $250,000 or more. Apply by 30 September 2019 and settle by 28 December 2019.

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Back to Basics Special

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    Well Home Loans

    3.07% p.a. variable

    3.09% p.a.

    $1234

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    Well Balanced

    A low rate home loan for variable owner occupied loans, up to 90% LVR and no fees. Winner of a Mozo Experts Choice Award 2019 for the Best New Home Loan.^

    • $0.00

    • $300.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • Optional - $10 per month

    • 3.07% p.a. variable

    • 3.09% p.a.

    • $785

    • 90.00%

    • $200,000

    • $2,000,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Well Balanced

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    Newcastle Permanent

    3.32% p.a. variable

    3.36% p.a.

    $1234

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    Special Real Deal Home Loan

    Free extra repayments. No application or service fees. Only 10% deposit needed. Winner of a Mozo Experts Choice Award 2019 for the First Home Buyer Loan and Investor Home Loan categories.^

    • $0.00

    • $0.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - fees apply

    • yes - partial only

    • 3.32% p.a. variable

    • 3.36% p.a.

    • $0

    • 90.00%

    • $150,000

    • -

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

    Read our Mozo Review to learn more about the Special Real Deal Home Loan

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    Heritage Bank

    3.52% p.a. variable

    3.89% p.a.

    $1234

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    Variable Rate Loan Home Advantage

    • $350.00 yearly

    • $250.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free

    • yes

    • 3.52% p.a. variable

    • 3.89% p.a.

    • $150

    • 90.00%

    • $150,000

    • $249,999

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

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

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    HSBC

    3.27% p.a. variable

    3.28% p.a.

    $1234

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    Discounted Home Value Loan

    Unlimited free extra repayments and no ongoing service fees when you apply by 31 July (T&C’s apply). Get help with the application process with an HSBC relationship manager. Winner of a Mozo Experts Choice Award 2019 in the Low Cost Home Loan category.^

    • $0.00

    • $300.00

    • yes - free

    • yes - free online

    • no

    • 3.27% p.a. variable

    • 3.28% p.a.

    • $150

    • 90.00%

    • $50,000

    • $7,500,000

    • Variable

    • Principal & Interest

    • Owner Occupier

    • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

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