Commonwealth Bank home loans

Commonwealth Bank
Commonwealth Bank's overall rating for home loans

(as rated by the Mozo community)

6.8 / 10

based on 5630 reviews

Chances are you already know the Commonwealth Bank - the yellow and gold bank with a CAN-do attitude. But did you know they have roots dating back in Australia to 1912 - yep CommBank is no spring chicken! Today it’s one of Australia’s big four banks, with over 1,100 branches and 4,300 ATMs all over the country. So if you want to take out a home loan with an established bank that’s certainly not going anywhere anytime soon - you may just have found your perfect match here.

Rates and fees verified as correct at 26 May, 2019. Other information correct at the time of writing.

What home loans do Commonwealth Bank offer?

Fixed Rate Home Loans Fixed Rate Home Loans

There are a couple of fixed rate home loan options on offer from the Commonwealth Bank, depending on whether you’re an owner occupier or an investor. Fixed rate loans are available for amounts beginning at $10,000 and LVRs up to 95%. You’ll pay both a monthly service fee and an upfront application fee, so make sure you balance that out by cashing in on the flexible features, like fee free extra repayments up to the value of $10,000 p.a. and the use of a partial offset account.

Home loan repayments calculator
years
Product Fixed 3 year rate Comparison Rate* Service fee Upfront fee Monthly repayments ‡

4.34% p.a.

5.96% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800

4.14% p.a.

5.60% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800

4.49% p.a.

5.67% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800

3.94% p.a.

5.13% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800


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Variable Rate Home Loans Variable Rate Home Loans

CommBank offers a huge range of variable rate home loan options for homebuyers with an LVR of up to 95%, looking to borrow amounts starting at $10,000. Like the fixed rate alternative, you’ll pay both a monthly and upfront fee on a CommBank variable rate home loan - but in return, you can enjoy a host of flexible, money saving features. This includes unlimited fee free extra repayments, unlimited free redraws both online and over the counter and the full use of an offset account. Don’t like the look of those fees? There’s also a fee free option, although you won’t have the use of an offset account with this choice.

Home loan repayments calculator
years
Product Rate Comparison Rate* Service fee Upfront fee Monthly repayments ‡

4.83% p.a.

4.85% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.09% p.a.

4.11% p.a.

$0.00

$200

3.79% p.a.

3.81% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.98% p.a.

5.00% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.24% p.a.

4.26% p.a.

$0.00

$200

3.89% p.a.

3.91% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.51% p.a.

4.53% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.88% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 5.59% p.a.

5.47% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.14% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 4.85% p.a.

4.74% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.46% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 5.02% p.a.

4.94% p.a.

$0.00

$200

3.84% p.a.variable for 24 months and then 4.50% p.a.

4.40% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.88% p.a.variable for 48 months and then 5.59% p.a.

5.36% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.14% p.a.variable for 48 months and then 4.85% p.a.

4.63% p.a.

$0.00

$200

4.46% p.a.variable for 48 months and then 5.02% p.a.

4.85% p.a.

$0.00

$200

3.84% p.a.variable for 48 months and then 4.50% p.a.

4.30% p.a.

$0.00

$200

6.39% p.a.

6.54% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800

5.95% p.a.

6.10% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800

5.92% p.a.

6.07% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800

5.37% p.a.

5.52% p.a.

$8.00 monthly

$800


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Fixed Package Home Loan Fixed Package Home Loan

Snag a fixed rate Wealth Package home loan from the Commonwealth Bank to cut back on fees and keep your wallet plump and happy. With a Wealth Package home loan, you’ll enjoy a discount on your home loan interest rates, plus the monthly and upfront fees will be waived. You can also say goodbye to fees on your other CommBank products, including a range of different credit cards and bank accounts, plus enjoy discounts on various Comminsure insurance covers. Package home loans are available for loan amounts starting from $150,000 and LVRs lower than 90%.

Home loan repayments calculator
years
Product Fixed 3 year rate Comparison Rate* Service fee Upfront fee Monthly repayments ‡

4.19% p.a.

5.80% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.19% p.a.

5.73% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.19% p.a.

5.66% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

3.99% p.a.

5.44% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

3.99% p.a.

5.37% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

3.99% p.a.

5.30% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.34% p.a.

5.51% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.34% p.a.

5.44% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.34% p.a.

5.37% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

3.79% p.a.

4.98% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

3.79% p.a.

4.91% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

3.79% p.a.

4.84% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200


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Variable Package Home Loan Variable Package Home Loan

Like the fixed rate option, variable rate Wealth Package home loans from CommBank are available for amounts starting at $150,000 and LVRs up to 90%, plus they also come jam packed with savings. You’ll cash in on discounted interest rates on your home loan, plus discounts on car, home and loan protection insurance covers. Fees will become a distant memory, as the monthly and upfront fees are waived on your home loan, along with fees on a range of CommBank credit cards and everyday transaction accounts.

Home loan repayments calculator
years
Product Rate Comparison Rate* Service fee Upfront fee Monthly repayments ‡

5.89% p.a.

6.27% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.79% p.a.

6.17% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.69% p.a.

6.07% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.45% p.a.

5.83% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.35% p.a.

5.74% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.25% p.a.

5.64% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.42% p.a.

5.81% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.32% p.a.

5.71% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

5.22% p.a.

5.61% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.87% p.a.

5.27% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.77% p.a.

5.17% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200

4.67% p.a.

5.07% p.a.

$395.00 yearly

$200


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Line of Credit Line of Credit

Whether you’re renovating or buying an investment property, you can reach your goals with a line of credit home loan from the Commonwealth Bank. Available from $20,000 a CommBank line of credit home loan allows you to borrow up to 95% of your property’s value. You’ll be able to access your free redraw facility via a range of methods, including ATM, EFTPOS, debit or credit card, BPAY, online, over the telephone or in a branch. Just don’t forget that you’ll have a monthly and upfront fee to contend with.

Product Rate Comparison Rate* Service fee Upfront fee

6.53% p.a.

n/a

$12.00 monthly

$800

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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.

‡ Results from this calculation are estimates only as individual lenders apply different formulas. Actual repayments will depend on your individual circumstances and interest rate changes.

Commonwealth Bank home loan features in a glance

Extra repaymentsExtra repayments

With a CommBank home loan you can pay off your home loan faster thanks to the extra repayments facility. But keep in mind, while you can make as many additional payments as you like with its variable rate loans, extra repayments are capped at a value of $10,000 p.a with the fixed rate alternatives.

Low depositLow deposit

Struggling to save up a deposit? With most Commonwealth Bank home loan options, you can borrow up to 95% of your property’s value, whether you’re an owner occupier or investor.

Flexible repayment scheduleFlexible repayment schedule

CommBank’s flexible repayment schedule allows you to match up your repayments to when you receive your salary either weekly, fortnightly or monthly.

Package discountsPackage discounts

Enjoy discounted fees on credit cards, insurance and everyday banking accounts when you bundle them with your CommBank home loan into a Wealth Package. Plus, enjoy discounted package interest rates to boot!

How are Commonwealth Bank home loans rated?

Now you know what we think, why not check out what real customers have to say about their experience with the Commonwealth Bank? Visit our reviews section to see how CommBank performs in everything from customer service to price.

Commonwealth Bank home loans

Overall 6.8

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Overall rating   10 / 10

So happy we switched banks.

Very happy we switched to CommBank. Great range of accounts and fantastic customer service.

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Very happy we switched to CommBank. Great range of accounts and fantastic customer service.

    Price   10 / 10

    Features   10 / 10

    Customer service   10 / 10

    Convenience   10 / 10

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Helen, Victoria, reviewed 3 months ago

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Overall rating   3 / 10

Not supportive

They did not explain or help when I was on sick leave from work as to what i could do to reduce my payments to keep my house until i was working again. Very disappointed in this bank as I've heard that other banks provide a lot of options for...

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They did not explain or help when I was on sick leave from work as to what i could do to reduce my payments to keep my house until i was working again. Very disappointed in this bank as I've heard that other banks provide a lot of options for people in financial hardship to assist you so you don't lose your loan and subsequently your house. Very sad.

    Price   4 / 10

    Features   6 / 10

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Brooke, Victoria, reviewed 4 months ago

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Overall rating   4 / 10

Very average Bank

They are quite inefficient in some dealings. Interest rate is pathetic and the monthly fee is ridiculous. They have totally lost consumer confidence as a result of the Banking Royal Commission.

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They are quite inefficient in some dealings. Interest rate is pathetic and the monthly fee is ridiculous. They have totally lost consumer confidence as a result of the Banking Royal Commission.

    Price   5 / 10

    Features   2 / 10

    Customer service   1 / 10

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Denise, New South Wales, reviewed 5 months ago

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Overall rating   7 / 10

Happy with CBA

They are great but sometimes its hard to find anyone to talk.

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They are great but sometimes its hard to find anyone to talk.

    Price   6 / 10

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Paul, Queensland, reviewed 6 months ago

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Overall rating   9 / 10

Great customer service

Only positives. Have been with this bank for numerous years and have always had great service. They are a bank that bends over backwards to meet my needs.

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Only positives. Have been with this bank for numerous years and have always had great service. They are a bank that bends over backwards to meet my needs.

    Price   9 / 10

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Munro, Queensland, reviewed 6 months ago

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What do you need to apply for a Commonwealth Bank home loan? What do you need to apply for a Commonwealth Bank home loan?

Is a CommBank home loan right for you? If the answer is yes, you can apply online or in branch, and you can also make an appointment to speak to a home loan specialist before you start. When you apply, make sure you have details handy about:

  • Your personal finances, including expenses, assets and debts
  • Your employment and salary
  • The second applicant (if you’re applying with someone else)
  • The property you’re going to buy (if you’ve found it already)
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