Standard Variable Rate Home Loan Standard Variable Rate Home Loan (Principal & Interest) (Owner Occupied)

  • 5.22%
    p.a Standard Variable
  • 5.28%
    p.a Comparison**
  • $700
    Upfront fees
  • $120
    Annual fees
  • 95%
    Max Lvr
  • $2,101
    Per Month*

About Bank of Melbourne

The Bank of Melbourne is a financial institution based in Melbourne, Australia, established in 1989 and taken over by the Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) in 1997. A bank who believes in delivering the right finance solutions, rather than a generic package. Their motto is to make their customer’s life easier by adding genuine value to the way they deal with money in their day to day business. From buying a first home, restructuring a loan, to renovating at home, Bank of Melbourne will customise solutions to better suit their client’s needs.

Standard Variable

Repayments calculated to take into account ongoing monthly and anual fees.

Monthly repayment*
$2,101
rate per annum
5.22%

Loan to Value Ratio

Borrow up to the maxium of 95% of the value of the property.

Lenders Mortgage Insurance, or LMI, will be payable on most loans where the borrowings are greater than 80% of the value of the property.

However, you may be able to capitalise LMI into your loan, increasing the overall loan amount by about 2% (in order to cover the cost of the insurance). Contact a loan market broker to find out how LVR and LMI might impact the cost of your loan repayments.

Lvr
95%
Capitalise LMI
Yes

Availability

For ["Bridging", "Construction", "Equity", "Owner Occupied", "Vacant Land"], in ["NSW", "NT", "QLD", "SA", "WA", "VIC", "TAS", "ACT"].

Term
1 - 30 years
Min
$10,000
Max
$9,999,999

Eligibility

The level of financial documentaion and credit history required to apply for the loan.

Financials
Full Doc
Credit History
Conforming
Genuine Saving
Required

Redraw Facility

Get quick access to cash by drawing on the loan to pay for renovations or other purchases.

Redraw Facility
Yes
Min Redraw
$0
Redraw fee
$0

Banking Features

Given the wide range of loans on offer – with different interest rates, product features and fees – it pays to shop around to find the loan that fits your needs and circumstances. Some loans offer features that may be appropriate for your situation and result in savings over the life of the loan.

Some features you may wish to consider include:

  • an offset account;
  • ability to make extra repayments;
  • a redraw facility; and
  • linked credit card and savings accounts;
  • ability to split your loan between fixed and variable interest rates
Offset Account
Yes
Redraw Available
Yes
Credit Card
No
Internet Banking
Yes
Telephone Banking
Yes
BPay Option
Yes
Portability of Loan
Yes
Professional Pack
No
Check Account
No
Direct Salary Credit
Yes
Free Transactions
Yes
Minimum Redraw
No
Redraw Fee
No

Repayments

You can make your repaments Fortnightly, Monthly, and Weekly.

Interest Only Option
No
Max Interest Only
0 years

Upfront Fees

Upfront fess associated with estabilishing the loan. Other loan set-up fees, such as valuation fees and lender's mortgage insurance, and Government charges, such as registration fees and stamp duty on property transfer, have not been included. These will be determined after application.

Total
$700
Establishment
$600
Settlement
$100

Ongoing Fees

Monthly and annual fees and charges during the loan period.

Total
$120
Ongoing Monthly
$10

Exit Fees

Fees associated with prematurely ending the loan.

Total
$850
Exit
$350
Early Repayment
$0
Switch To Fixed
$500

Notes

The Standard Variable rate is the traditional variable rate product. The variable interest rate means that the interest rate moves up and down reflecting the general changes in interest rates in the financial markets. This product has a broad base appeal to a variety of customers. It will appeal to customers who do not want to lock into a fixed rate but want to take advantage of any fall in the variable interest rate. Standard Variable Rate loans are available to new and existing borrowers. The Standard Variable Rate product is AVAILABLE for: - Owner Occupiers - Investors - Building loans - Relocation loans - Further loan sequence and loan amount increase - Flexible Choice - New loans - Existing loans (switching / splitting) - Land loans The Standard Variable Rate product is NOT AVAILABLE for: - Prepaid Interest repayment type Borrowers may redraw repayments whilst on a standard variable rate, subject to the Banks approval. There is no minimum redraw amount and a redraw fee applies to each approved request. Redraw requests on loans that have an expired status must be referred to the Mortgage Central.

LVR Notes

For new and existing customers, max LVR for owner occupiers 95%. Max LVR for refinances from other financial institutions is 90%. Owner Occupied: Max LVR of 95% can be increased by the amount of the LMI premium to a maximum of 2% above the max LVR for that customer. Conditions apply for new customers. These include, but are not limited to; - No Auto Decline overrides will be considered - Genuine savings policy applies, with the exception of Inheritance and Sale of non-real estate assets which are capped at 90% LVR

Notes

5% Genuine savings needs to be verified on mortgage insured loans where the LVR exceeds 85%.

Fee Notes

Establishment Fee includes the Bank legal fees for one new security property and any number of existing securities and one standard valuation for the primary security property only, regardless of whether a valuation on that property is required or not. Additional security fees and valuer’s travelling allowance (if applicable) must be collected for each additional security property. Settlement Processing Fee is automatically deducted from the loan amount at settlement. $150 Split Loan Fee.

*Monthly Repayments

Monthly repayments are calculated to take into account the loan amount, repayment term and ongoing fees and charges over the life of the loan.

  • Variable rate loans show the monthly repayments at the current rate.
  • Fixed rate loans show the monthly repayment during the fixed period only.
  • Monthly repayment calculations are an approximate guide only. Speak to a LoanMarket Mortgage broker to understand the exact cost of a loan given your particular circumstances.

**Comparison Rates

A comparison rate is a tool to help consumers identify the true cost of a loan. It factors in the interest rate, loan amount, repayment term and ongoing fees and charges and displays this as a single percentage rate that can be used to compare various loans from different lenders.

Monthly Repayment and Comparison Rate* calculations do not include:

  • The use of account features such as early repayments and offset accounts which vary widely among loans and can reduce the cost of a loan significantly.
  • Cost savings such as fee waivers or special rate discounts.
  • Fees and charges associated with loan options or events that may or may not be used by the borrower, such as early repayment or redraw fees
  • Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI) which may be required to secure the loan and can increase the cost of the loan.
  • Government charges such as stamp duty or mortgage registration fees.
  • Fees and charges which aren’t available at the time the comparison rate is provided