P&N Bank has a new $3,000 cashback offer, and it’s not just for mortgage refinancers

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Western Australian-based P&N Bank has joined a growing list of Australian lenders offering extra incentives to home loan customers with the launch of a new cashback offer.

Announced yesterday, the customer-owned bank will provide new mortgage customers with $3,000 cashback when they take out a loan which is worth $250,000 or more and has a loan-to-value ratio (LVR) of 80% or less.

In addition to being available to owner occupiers and investors, P&N’s cashback offer is available on both new and refinanced loans - a distinction which senior manager of retail distribution, Gemma Hay, says is unusual.

“Cashbacks are typically only available for customers who are looking to refinance from other banks, and P&N is one of the few banks in Australia to also extend a cashback offer to customers looking to purchase a new home."

This point is confirmed by our own data. Of the 25 cashback offers available from lenders being tracked in the Mozo database, the vast majority are only available to refinancers. In fact, one of the few exceptions is the cashback deal of up to $5,000 currently being offered by fellow customer-owned bank BCU - a subsidiary of P&N Bank.

While the promise of a cash incentive may be appealing to many borrowers, a recent Mozo analysis found that other loan features may be worth prioritising when it comes to saving money - namely, getting the lowest interest rate possible.

So on that front, how do P&N Bank’s home loan rates stack up? Here are two examples:

& Basic Home Loan

P&N Bank’s & Basic Home Loan is a low-cost option available to owner occupier borrowers who aren’t fussed about having features like an offset account. As the table below shows, its variable rates at the <80% LVR tier are considerably lower than our database average.

Variable rateMozo average
Owner occupier (60-90% LVR)2.49% p.a. (2.49% p.a. comparison rate*)3.14%

Fixed Rate Home Loan

P&N Bank’s Fixed Rate Home Loan is another relatively low-cost option, this time for borrowers looking to lock in a rate for 1-5 years. Again, as the table below shows, it’s rates for owner occupiers (<80% LVR) are currently all lower than our database averages.

Fixed rateMozo average
1-year2.09% p.a. (3.71% p.a. comparison rate*)2.29%
2-year1.99% p.a. (3.54% p.a. comparison rate*)2.24%
3-year2.09% p.a. (3.42% p.a. comparison rate*)2.34%
4-year2.39% p.a. (3.38% p.a. comparison rate*)2.58%
5-year2.69% p.a. (3.40% p.a. comparison rate*)2.81%

To sum up, while there are certainly lower rates out there, the two loans outlined above are both offering competitive interest rates - at least, compared to other loans being tracked in our database. There are also a number of other loans on offer from P&N, which you can view for yourself at our P&N Bank home loans hub.

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Ready to see if you can grab a better deal on your own mortgage? See how it stacks up against some of the hot refinancing deals listed in the table below, or head on over to our refinance home loan comparison table to compare it to even more offers from a larger selection of lenders.

Refinance home loan comparison - last updated 17 April 2024

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    Express Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR <90%

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    6.01% p.a. variable
    6.14% p.a.

    Get fast online approval from the award-winning Bendigo Bank Express Home Loan. Multiple offset accounts and redraw available. 100% offset on variable rate loans and partial offset on fixed rate. Flexible repayment options. New home loans only.

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  • Flex Home Loan

    Fixed, Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR <60%

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    5.99% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    6.37% p.a.

    Competitive Fixed rate. Multiple offset accounts available. Borrowers can also make extra repayments. Redraw facility available. Simple online application process. 40% deposit required.

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  • Discounted Home Value Loan

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

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    6.09% p.a. variable
    6.09% p.a.

    Enjoy competitive rates for owner occupiers. Enjoy unlimited free extra repayments. Flexibility to redraw additional payments for free. No ongoing monthly service fee. Settlement fee waived on new borrowings from $50,000 (T&Cs apply).

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  • Neat Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR <60%

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    6.14% p.a. variable
    6.16% p.a.

    Competitively-priced variable rate loan. Ideal for owner occupiers and investors. No service fees to pay. Make free extra repayments and redraws. Flexible repayment schedule available.

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  • Fixed Rate

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, <80% LVR

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    6.54% p.a.
    fixed 2 years
    7.10% p.a.

    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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  • Flex Home Loan

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

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    6.24% p.a. variable
    6.48% p.a.

    Competitive variable rate. Multiple offset accounts available. Borrowers can also make extra repayments. Redraw facility available. Simple online application process.

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* 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 $150,000 over 25 years.

** 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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