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NAB Base Variable Rate Home Loan

Advertiser disclosure

The details shown below are for an owner occupier taking out a principal & interest loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 80%

The details shown below are for an owner occupier taking out a principal & interest loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 95%

The details shown below are for an owner occupier taking out a principal & interest loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 95%

The details shown below are for an owner occupier taking out a interest only loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 80%

The details shown below are for an investor taking out a principal & interest loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 95%

The details shown below are for an investor taking out a principal & interest loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 90%

The details shown below are for an investor taking out a principal & interest loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 80%

The details shown below are for an investor taking out a interest only loan of at least $20,000 with an LVR below 80%

Choose the version of this loan that suits you best

  • Owner Occupier (Principal & Interest)

    LVR < 80%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Owner Occupier (Principal & Interest)

    LVR 80%-95%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Owner Occupier (Principal & Interest)

    LVR < 95%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Owner Occupier (Interest Only)

    LVR < 80%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Investor (Principal & Interest)

    LVR < 95%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Investor (Principal & Interest)

    LVR 80%-90%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Investor (Principal & Interest)

    LVR < 80%

    Loan: $20,000

  • Investor (Interest Only)

    LVR < 80%

    Loan: $20,000

Rate
2.69% p.a.
Comparison Rate
2.69% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
3.04% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.04% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
3.45% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.45% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
4.02% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.67% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
3.97% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.97% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
3.34% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.34% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
3.09% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.09% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0
Rate
3.29% p.a.
Comparison Rate
3.71% p.a.
Service fee
$0.00
Upfront fee
$0

Mozo editorial review NAB Base Variable Rate Home Loan

Last updated: 4 December 2020.

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What's hot
  • Variable rates from 2.69% (2.69% comparison rate*)
  • Borrow up to 95% LVR
  • $2,000 cash bonus offer for refinancers (conditions apply)
What's not
  • $2000 min redraw
Mozo snapshot

If you're after a variable rate home loan from one of the Big 4 Banks, the NAB Base Variable Home Loan has low variable rates starting from 2.69% (2.69% comparison rate*) for borrowers with at least a 20% deposit, no monthly fees and great flexibility whether you're looking for your first home, an investment property, or downsizing or upsizing your current home. Plus if you're thinking about refinancing your home loan before 30 April 2021, you could 'nab' yourself a $2,000 cash bonus.

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Key features

The Base Variable Home Loan is an easy to manage home loan. There are no monthly fees to worry about and you can tailor your repayments to suit your lifestyle. If you choose to make interest and principal repayments you can opt for weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments. There is also an interest only option (for up to 5 years) for investors and owner-occupiers but you can only pay monthly (in arrears) if you choose this. 

You can make additional payments for free and if you need the cash at a later point in time you can redraw anytime for free but the minimum redraw amount is $2000. The good thing about getting ahead in your repayments is that with the Base Variable Home Loan you can take a repayment holiday if you need due to family or personal reasons for a period of time.

The 3.04% interest rate (3.04% comparison rate*) is available whether you are borrowing $20,000 or $2 million as there is no maximum loan amount and is available when borrowing up to 95% of the property value (keep in mind lenders mortgage insurance will be required for anything over 80%). To snag the lower 2.69% interest rate (2.69% comparison rate*), you'll need to be borrowing a maximum of 80% of the property's value - that means saving up a bigger deposit.

There is also a split option available if you want to split the loan between the Base Variable and another NAB home loan such as a fixed rate loan. Plus, if you refinance a loan of $250,000 or more before 30 April 2021 then you could be eligible to receive a $2,000 cash bonus. The offer is only available to those refinancing an existing home loan from another financial provider to NAB (also excludes UBank, Medfin and Advantage Home Loans). The offer is not available for refinances of First Home Loan Deposit Scheme loans.

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Who is it good for

Anyone who is looking for an easy to manage home loan and likes the security of a Big 4 Bank.

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Any catches

As with all variable rate loans rates are likely to move at some point in the future so be sure to keep an eye on the interest rates and switch again if you aren't getting a good deal.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 2.69% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 2.69% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • none

  • 80.00%

Features
  • Owner Occupier

  • Principal & Interest

  • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • none

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 3.04% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.04% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • 80.00%

  • 95.00%

Features
  • Owner Occupier

  • Principal & Interest

  • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • 33% Discount on Lenders Mortgage Insurance available to First Home Buyers.

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 3.45% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.45% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • none

  • 95.00%

Features
  • Owner Occupier

  • Principal & Interest

  • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • 33% Discount on Lenders Mortgage Insurance available to First Home Buyers.

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 4.02% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.67% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • none

  • 80.00%

Features
  • Owner Occupier

  • Interest Only

  • Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • none

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 3.97% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.97% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • none

  • 95.00%

Features
  • Investor

  • Principal & Interest

  • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • none

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 3.34% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.34% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • 80.00%

  • 90.00%

Features
  • Investor

  • Principal & Interest

  • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • none

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 3.09% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.09% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • none

  • 80.00%

Features
  • Investor

  • Principal & Interest

  • Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • none

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 6 December 2020. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 3.29% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • 3.71% p.a.

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

  • n/a

Fees
  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • $0.00

  • n/a

  • $0.00

  • $350.00

Other financial bits
  • $20,000

  • none

  • none

  • 80.00%

Features
  • Investor

  • Interest Only

  • Monthly

  • yes - free

  • yes

  • yes - free

  • $500.00

  • yes

  • no

  • none

  • none

  • $2,000 refinance cashback for loans >$250,000, drawdown before 30 Apr 2021.

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.

Customer Reviews

How are NAB home loans rated by the Mozo community?

Overall
6.7/10

Based on 2891 NAB home loan reviews

Price
6.6/10
Features
6.4/10
Customer service
6.6/10
Convenience
7.3/10
Trust
6.6/10

Latest reviews of NAB Base Variable Rate Home Loan

  • Overall 1/10
    Disappointed

    Had no compassion when I fell sick for 4 months off work. Put my mortgage on hold, but did not tell me after 4 months the whole amount will be due and they have now left me homeless.

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    Had no compassion when I fell sick for 4 months off work. Put my mortgage on hold, but did not tell me after 4 months the whole amount will be due and they have now left me homeless.

    Price
    -1/10
    Features
    -1/10
    Customer service
    1/10
    Convenience
    1/10
    Trust
    1/10
    Less
    Kim, Western Australia reviewed 27 days ago
  • Overall 8/10
    Happy with Nab bank and our variable home loan

    We have been with NAB forever. We love the rates and having the variable interest rate with our home loan. It helped us get our dream house and pay it off in an affordable manner. We also have the redraw option to take or add more on the repayments. They have also been so helpful when we lost our jobs with covid and we were able to pause our house payments. Wouldnt go anywhere else. They have been fantastic. We searched all banks and NAB was the best.

    Read full review

    We have been with NAB forever. We love the rates and having the variable interest rate with our home loan. It helped us get our dream house and pay it off in an affordable manner. We also have the redraw option to take or add more on the repayments. They have also been so helpful when we lost our jobs with covid and we were able to pause our house payments. Wouldnt go anywhere else. They have been fantastic. We searched all banks and NAB was the best.

    Price
    8/10
    Features
    8/10
    Customer service
    8/10
    Convenience
    8/10
    Trust
    8/10
    Less
    Sarah, Northern Territory reviewed about 1 month ago
  • Overall 9/10
    Helpful and caring.

    They went out of their way to help us with a home loan.

    Read full review

    They went out of their way to help us with a home loan.

    Price
    8/10
    Features
    8/10
    Customer service
    9/10
    Convenience
    9/10
    Trust
    9/10
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    Deborah, New South Wales reviewed about 1 month ago
  • Overall 10/10
    Reliable.

    The bank is great - easy to work with and convenient home loan rates.

    Read full review

    The bank is great - easy to work with and convenient home loan rates.

    Price
    10/10
    Features
    10/10
    Customer service
    10/10
    Convenience
    10/10
    Trust
    10/10
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    Melissa, Western Australia reviewed about 1 month ago
  • Overall 5/10
    May be better option out there.

    Don't inform you when interest rates drop. I haven't heard from them in 5 years to check in or see if I was ok with everything unless I have a question.

    Read full review

    Don't inform you when interest rates drop. I haven't heard from them in 5 years to check in or see if I was ok with everything unless I have a question.

    Price
    4/10
    Features
    4/10
    Customer service
    7/10
    Convenience
    4/10
    Trust
    4/10
    Less
    Toni, Queensland reviewed about 2 months ago
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About NAB

National Australia Bank is one of the big four banks who provide a large variety of financial products to the Australian Community. In recent times NAB has set itself apart from the other big four banks; by expanding their ATM network, removing many fees and maintaining low standard variable home loan rates. NAB's changes to its financial products have made their home loan, credit card, loans, savings accounts and personal loans more competitive within the banking industry.

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2.34% p.a.

Virgin Money

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2.04% p.a.
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2.73% p.a.

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2.19% p.a.
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2.53% p.a.

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1.99% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.90% p.a.

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2.09% p.a.
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3.01% p.a.

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2.09% p.a.
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1.99% p.a.variable for 12 months and then 2.48% p.a. variable

2.47% p.a.

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AcceleRATES Variable Home Loan

2.19% p.a. variable

2.19% p.a.

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UHomeLoan (Fixed)

1.95% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.27% p.a.

Virgin Money

Virgin Money

Reward Me Fixed Rate Home Loan

2.04% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.73% p.a.

Macquarie

Macquarie

Basic Home Loan (Fixed)

2.19% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.53% p.a.

Suncorp

Suncorp

Fixed Home Loan (Home Package Plus)

1.99% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.90% p.a.

Bank of Queensland

Bank of Queensland

Economy

2.59% p.a. variable

2.76% p.a.

UBank

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UHomeLoan - Discount Offer

2.34% p.a. variable

2.34% p.a.

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Smart Booster Home Loan

1.99% p.a.variable for 12 months and then 2.48% p.a.

2.47% p.a.

Athena

Athena

AcceleRATES Variable Home Loan

2.19% p.a.

2.19% p.a.

UBank

UBank

UHomeLoan - Discount Offer

2.34% p.a.

2.34% p.a.

Suncorp

Suncorp

Back to Basics

2.54% p.a.

2.55% p.a.

People's Choice Credit Union

People's Choice Credit Union

Basic Variable Home Loan

2.49% p.a.

2.49% p.a.

Bank of Queensland

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Economy

2.59% p.a.

2.76% p.a.

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Smart Home Loan

2.48% p.a.

2.50% p.a.

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2.59% p.a.

2.63% p.a.

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Fixed Home Loan

1.99% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.70% p.a.

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UHomeLoan (Fixed)

1.95% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.27% p.a.

Virgin Money

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Reward Me Fixed Rate Home Loan

2.04% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.73% p.a.

Macquarie

Macquarie

Basic Home Loan (Fixed)

2.19% p.a.
fixed 3 years

2.53% p.a.

Suncorp

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Fixed Home Loan (Home Package Plus)

2.19% p.a.
fixed 3 years

3.03% p.a.

Bank of Queensland

Bank of Queensland

Fixed Rate

2.09% p.a.
fixed 3 years

3.01% p.a.

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People's Choice Credit Union

Fixed Rate Home Loan (Package)

2.09% p.a.
fixed 3 years

3.67% p.a.

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UHomeLoan (1 Year Fixed)

n/a

n/a

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Smart Booster Home Loan

1.99% p.a.variable for 12 months and then 2.48% p.a.

2.47% p.a.

$0.00

Athena

Athena

AcceleRATES Variable Home Loan

2.19% p.a.

2.19% p.a.

$0.00

UBank

UBank

UHomeLoan - Discount Offer

2.34% p.a.

2.34% p.a.

$0.00

People's Choice Credit Union

People's Choice Credit Union

Basic Variable Home Loan

2.49% p.a.

2.49% p.a.

$0.00

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Smart Home Loan

2.48% p.a.

2.50% p.a.

$0.00

Suncorp

Suncorp

Back to Basics

2.54% p.a.

2.55% p.a.

$0.00

Newcastle Permanent

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Real Deal Home Loan

2.59% p.a.

2.63% p.a.

$0.00

Yard

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Variable Home Loan Special

2.09% p.a.

2.12% p.a.

$0.00

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.