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Fixed Rate Home Loans

Ah yes, all the security of fixed interest rates and repayments, with none of the risk of variable rates and bank interest rates changes. A fixed rate home loan is a great option if you'd prefer to lock in your home loan repayments.

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What's better a variable, split or fixed rate home loan?

Well isn't that the $64,000 question. Literally. There's no easy answer, but having a quick play with our home loan and mortgage calculators particularly the home loan comparison calculator will show you the overall cost of different types of loan.

Can I apply for fixed home loan rate online?

Well yes! Click through to home loan lenders and kick off the application process immediately simply hit the Go to site button.

I'm still not sure about this fixed rate loan! Can a mortgage broker help me decide?

Mortgage brokers can help find the right type of home loan for your needs (along with finding you insider deals and helping out with the home loan application). And Mozo's home loan negotiator service is a simple (and free) way to find the right home loan for your situation.

Fixed rate home loan comparisons on Mozo - last updated 4 March 2021

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  • Special Offer Fixed Rate Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.99% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    2.70% p.a.

    Limited time 3 Year Fixed Rate Special Offer for purchase or refinance. Rate lock option available. No monthly or ongoing fees.

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  • Basic Home Loan

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

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.09% p.a.
    fixed 2 years
    2.56% p.a.

    Get a flexible loan structure with up to six loan accounts with different rate types. Make free extra repayments. Enjoy free redraw facility. No upfront or ongoing fees. Option to earn Qantas points.

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  • Mozo Experts Choice 2020
    UHomeLoan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.75% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    2.22% p.a.

    $0 fees and easy application with the Mozo Experts Choice Home Lender Bank of the Year. Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments. 3 year fixed rates are for new Owner Occupier Principal & Interest loans.

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  • Special Fixed Rate Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.99% p.a.
    fixed 4 years
    3.45% p.a.

    Great fixed low rate. Ability to split your loan between fixed and variable. Insurance discounts and $0 credit card or personal loan fee available. Free extra repayments (up to $25,000 per year) and free redraw. Enjoy local branches and call centre.

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  • Mozo Experts Choice 2020
    Discount Great Rate Home Loan (Fixed, Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest)

    LVR<90%, over $150k

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.69% p.a.
    fixed 1 year
    3.49% p.a.

    Get one of the lowest rates on the market with this fixed rate mortgage. Available with just a 10% deposit. Guarantor option available. NSW, QLD and ACT residents only. Mozo Experts Choice Awards - Home Lender Bank of the Year 2020.

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  • Discount Fixed Rate

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, <80% LVR

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.99% p.a.
    fixed 4 years
    2.90% p.a.

    Have the certainty of fixed repayments with a competitive rate from BOQ. Flexible repayment options available and make up to $5,000 in additional repayments annually. $3,000 cashback when you refinance your home loan to BOQ (min. $250k lending, max 80% LVR, T&Cs apply).

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  • Well Balanced Fixed

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR <80%

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.99% p.a.
    fixed 2 years
    2.17% p.a.

    Super low rates from an online lender and the personal support from a family run company Free extra repayments and redraw facility. Flexible repayment schedule.

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  • Hot Deal$3,288 cashback when you refinance your home loan to HSBC (T&Cs apply)
    Fixed Rate Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR <80%

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.29% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    3.00% p.a.

    Have the security of a fixed rate for 2 years with the option to split with one of the HSBC variable Home Loans. No ongoing monthly service fees or annual fees. Refinancers borrowing $250,000 or more will receive $3,288 (T&Cs, eligibility and lending criteria apply). Mozo Experts Choice Fixed Home Loan 2020^

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  • Mozo Experts Choice 2020
    Fixed Rate Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, LVR<80%

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.19% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    2.68% p.a.

    Competitive fixed rates ranging from 2.19% (2.68% comparison rate*) across 1 to 5 year terms. No application fee or annual fee. Free extra repayments (up to $10,000 per year).

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  • Fixed Home Loan Special Offer

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.19% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    3.03% p.a.

    No monthly account keeping fees & No loan establishment fee. Get up to $3,000 cash bonus when you refinance with an eligible Suncorp Bank Home Loan. T&Cs & eligibility criteria apply.

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  • Fixed Rate

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.04% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    3.83% p.a.

    Fixed for 3 years on owner occupied home loan under the ANZ Breakfree package. Pick from 1 to 5, 7 and 10 year fixed rate terms (with a maximum overall term of 30 years) and repay weekly, fortnightly or monthly. ANZ has not verified the accuracy of the information displayed in relation to ANZ home loan products, features and product interest rates and is not responsible for any inaccuracies (if any) in the information shown.

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  • Mozo Experts Choice 2020
    UHomeLoan (1 Yr Fixed)

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    1.99% p.a.
    fixed 1 year
    2.33% p.a.

    Fast, easy apply and no ongoing fees. Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments. 1 year fixed rates are for new Owner Occupier Principal & Interest loans. Winner of a Mozo Experts Choice Award 2019 in the Fixed Rate Home Loan category.^

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  • Fixed Home Loan

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.88% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    2.89% p.a.

    This home loan is available for purchase or refinance, complete with 1, 2 or 3 year fixed rate options. Minimum 10% deposit required.

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  • Mozo Experts Choice 2020
    UHomeLoan

    Owner Occupier, Interest Only

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.09% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    2.30% p.a.

    $0 ongoing fees, $0 annual fees & easy apply. Choose between weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

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  • Discount Fixed Rate

    Owner Occupier, Principal & Interest, <80% LVR

    interest rate
    comparison rate
    Initial monthly repayment
    2.09% p.a.
    fixed 3 years
    3.01% p.a.

    Have the certainty of fixed repayments with a competitive rate from BOQ. Flexible repayment options available and make up to $5,000 in additional repayments annually. $3,000 cashback when you refinance your home loan to BOQ (min. $250k lending, max 80% LVR, T&Cs apply).

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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.

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Fixed home loan rates

To fix or not to fix? That is the question posed by many home buyers across Australia. So to help you decide whether a fixed or variable interest rate is your borrowing match, we've compiled this quick guide that runs through the benefits of a fixed interest rate and the traps to watch out for. You can also use the above table to compare fixed rate home loans quickly and easily.

Fixed rate loans, what do you need to know? 

A fixed home loan rates, as the name suggests, is a home loan that has an interest rate that is set for a fixed period, such as three years. During this period your repayments will be locked in, making it easier to budget and giving you peace of mind that you won't have to factor in any unexpected rate changes that could impact your monthly household budget over the loan term.

Banks will have fixed rate loans available for varying terms (up to 10 years) but the most popular terms for fixed rate home loans are between one and three years. Fixed home loans can have a higher interest rate than variable rate options so if you fix for a longer period of time you could end up paying a lot more if interest rates stay the same or go down over that period. Of course if rates go up the opposite will be true.

At the end of the fixed period, borrowers will have the option to select another fixed term or switch to a variable rate loan. The revert rate, ie the rate that the home loan will automatically revert to when the fixed period is over, is usually higher than the market rate so if you do choose to fix be prepared to shop around at the end of the term or negotiate with your lender to get a better deal for staying with them.

How does a fixed rate home loan compare on features?

There was a time when if you took out a fixed home loan rate you had to give up many of the features that come with most variable rate home loans like offset accounts and the ability to make extra repayments. But this is no longer the case for all fixed rate home loans. There are some restrictions though and these should be weighed up before you choose to fix.

Extra repayments: With a fixed rate home loan you may be able to make extra repayments but generally there will be a cap or limit to how much you can make each year or over the term of the loan.

Redraw. If you can make extra repayments you may also have the ability to redraw this amount. With fixed rate home loans generally there will be a fee for this and a minimum redraw amount.

Offset account: Some fixed loans will have an offset facility but unlike a variable rate home loan where you can offset 100% of the loan amount, with a fixed rate home loan you will only be able to offset a portion say 10 - 40% of the loan.

Repayment flexibility: Fixed rate home loans will enable you to select the repayment frequency that suits you, the same as a variable loan. Options include weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments.

Loan-to-Value ratio: Fixed home loan rates have different LVR requirements to variable rate loans so while you might need an LVR of 80% for a variable rate loan you may only need a LVR of 90% for a fixed term loan.

Split loan: Many fixed rate loans will have the option of splitting a portion of the fixed loan with a variable rate. There may be some limits to how much you can split but it can mean that you get the benefits of rate certainty for the fixed portion of your loan and added flexibility on the variable.

How do fixed rate home loans compare on fees?

As with variable rate home loans there are some common fees that are payable upfront, and some fees payable on an ongoing basis or at loan termination.

These include:

application fee

service fee (monthly or annual)

discharge fee

The biggest difference between the fees of a fixed and a variable rate home loan is if you decide to switch loans during the loan period or pay out the loan early. With a fixed rate loan you will be charged a 'break fee' and it can be very high. The break fee would be determined by your lender based on how much you have left of your term and the rate you locked your loan in for so it is very difficult to work out how much this will be in advance. You would need to get your lender to provide you with an estimate for this.

How do fixed rate loans compare on cost?

This is where Mozo's handy calculators come in. We can help you compare fixed rate home loans with variable rate loans or compare fixed rate terms to find the best home loan for you.

Here's a rundown of our top tools:

Market snapshot table: A selection of advertised fixed rate deals to help you compare rates and features of banks with fixed rate loans keen for your business. You'll find this table at the top of this page.

Repayment calculator: Mozo's home loan comparison table will help you to crunch the numbers based on your loan amount and the value of the property. You can then filter by the fixed rate term and our mortgage repayments calculator will show you how much your monthly repayments will be.

Comparison Calculator: Can't decide between two fixed rate loans? Simply plug in the details of each loan into the calculator and it will show you which loan will be cheaper.

Rate change calculator: Wondering how long you should fix for or when it would be cheaper to get a variable rate loan? Play around with our rate change calculator to see how much your repayments would go up on a variable rate if rates were to change.

Reviews. Thousands of customers have reviewed their home loan on Mozo so read up to see what they say about the fees and costs of their fixed loans before you take the home loan plunge. Check out our home loan reviews here.

Home Loan Reviews

People's Choice Credit Union Variable Home Loan (Package) review
Overall 9/10
Friendly staff reasonable rates charges & features

People's Choice have a good range of home loans at reasonable rates. If you take out a home loan package there are no fees other than an annual fee - all refinancing, redraws, etc. are at no additional cost. They offer unlimited redraw facilities and the best thing I like is you can have as many offset accounts as you want - I currently have six for different purposes which makes saving up for different things easier. The staff are friendly and genuinely want to help you achieve your financial goals.

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People's Choice have a good range of home loans at reasonable rates. If you take out a home loan package there are no fees other than an annual fee - all refinancing, redraws, etc. are at no additional cost. They offer unlimited redraw facilities and the best thing I like is you can have as many offset accounts as you want - I currently have six for different purposes which makes saving up for different things easier. The staff are friendly and genuinely want to help you achieve your financial goals.

Price
7/10
Features
9/10
Customer service
10/10
Convenience
8/10
Trust
9/10
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Malcolm, South Australia, reviewed 1 day ago
Commonwealth Bank Standard Variable Rate review
Overall 5/10
Not a lot of trust for banks.

Pricing is not competitive as other banks have much lower rates for the same kind of loan. Features have a redraw facility but that's it. I have never heard from the bank in 17 years after receiving the loan - I do hear from my mortgage broker - who sends me a scratchie ticket every year for Christmas. Imagine getting that from your bank - don't think so! The bank only thanks you for being a loyal customer if you walk in there and ask for service. Convenience is great through online banking, but they do not want you in the bank as they make that clear by having one teller on at lunch - very uninviting. Trust - Have they really earned the trust of the people? I would not recommend any bank to anyone unless the bank bent over backwards to give amazing services and to also keep contact with their customers.

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Pricing is not competitive as other banks have much lower rates for the same kind of loan. Features have a redraw facility but that's it. I have never heard from the bank in 17 years after receiving the loan - I do hear from my mortgage broker - who sends me a scratchie ticket every year for Christmas. Imagine getting that from your bank - don't think so! The bank only thanks you for being a loyal customer if you walk in there and ask for service. Convenience is great through online banking, but they do not want you in the bank as they make that clear by having one teller on at lunch - very uninviting. Trust - Have they really earned the trust of the people? I would not recommend any bank to anyone unless the bank bent over backwards to give amazing services and to also keep contact with their customers.

Price
5/10
Features
5/10
Customer service
1/10
Convenience
5/10
Trust
3/10
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Karen, Queensland, reviewed 3 days ago
NAB Home Loan review
Overall 1/10
Not happy.

We had our home loan with NAB. We were looking at refinancing to get a better interest rate and a little more money to do renos on the house. Was told no straight away, even though we have been paying more money onto the loan and have never been behind in payments. They didn't even have a look to see if we could or couldn't do it. Also we didn't change anything throughout COVID-19, still paid the some every fortnight. We have been with NAB for over 10 years and no help, the customer service was so bad I have made a complaint. We have gone with another company and NAB bank made the settlement go on for over month. They kept on saying we need more time with all the paperwork, which they had in time of the settlement. Both myself and the other bank put it down to they want the monthly interest rate that they were going to miss out on.

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We had our home loan with NAB. We were looking at refinancing to get a better interest rate and a little more money to do renos on the house. Was told no straight away, even though we have been paying more money onto the loan and have never been behind in payments. They didn't even have a look to see if we could or couldn't do it. Also we didn't change anything throughout COVID-19, still paid the some every fortnight. We have been with NAB for over 10 years and no help, the customer service was so bad I have made a complaint. We have gone with another company and NAB bank made the settlement go on for over month. They kept on saying we need more time with all the paperwork, which they had in time of the settlement. Both myself and the other bank put it down to they want the monthly interest rate that they were going to miss out on.

Price
2/10
Features
2/10
Customer service
1/10
Convenience
1/10
Trust
1/10
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Sonia, Queensland, reviewed 3 days ago
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