Equity Access Loan Equity Access Loan

  • 5.65%
    p.a Standard Variable
  • 5.71%
    p.a Comparison**
  • $600
    Upfront fees
  • $120
    Annual fees
  • 90%
    Max Lvr
  • $2,191
    Per Month*

About Westpac

Westpac Banking Corporation was founded in 1817 and was the first bank established in Australia. Now one of the Big4, Westpac has a long and proud history as Australia's first and oldest bank. It was established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales under a charter of incorporation provided by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. In October 1982 it changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation following the acquisition of the Commercial Bank of Australia. Westpac’s vision is ‘To be one of the world’s great companies, helping our customers, communities and people to prosper and grow’. Their customer-specific focus on deposits, wealth and insurance have been key elements to their success story and has enabled them to appeal to a broader range of customers. Westpac continues to provide a strategic flexibility to financial solutions to better meet individual customer needs.

Standard Variable

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

Monthly repayment*
$2,191
rate per annum
5.65%

Loan to Value Ratio

Borrow up to the maxium of 90% 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
90%
Capitalise LMI
Yes

Availability

For ["Line of Credit", "Equity", "Investment", "Owner Occupied", "Vacant Land"], in ["NSW", "NT", "QLD", "SA", "WA", "VIC", "TAS", "ACT"].

Term
1 - 30 years
Min
$25,000
Max
$99,999,999

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
No
Redraw Available
Yes
Credit Card
No
Internet Banking
Yes
Telephone Banking
Yes
BPay Option
Yes
Portability of Loan
Yes
Professional Pack
No
Check Account
Yes
Direct Salary Credit
Yes
Free Transactions
Yes
Minimum Redraw
No
Redraw Fee
Yes

Repayments

You can make your repaments Monthly.

Interest Only Option
Yes
Max Interest Only
30 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
$600
Establishment
$600

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
$650
Exit
$350
Early Repayment
$0
Switch To Fixed
$300

Notes

No specified maximum loan term. Loan to be reviewed at anytime to ensure serviced within arrangements. Interest + fees may be capitalised if within loan limit. 15 Free withdrawals per month - then $2 fee per transaction applies Customers can draw part or all of their approved credit limit at any time. Access is available via cheque book, direct debit, over-the-counter and personal borrower's card, including EFTPOS, Handybank/ATM, Internet Banking and Telephone Banking. Note: Customers with the line of credit option need to allow for the monthly interest charge, in addition to fees and government charges, when making drawings on the loan account. As a minimum, loans will be reviewed: - Interest only - every three years - Line of credit - annually Note: The Bank can review loans at any time to ensure that they are being serviced within arrangements. Reviews are completed by centralised sites. Foreign Income Policy Non residents - No lending permitted Australian citizens - 70% LVR New Zealand citizens - 70% LVR Permanent visa holders - 70% LVR Temporary visa holders ordinarily resident in Australia - No lending permitted *Applications for new purchases only - any refinances or cash out not permitted. Foreign Income Policy Non residents - no lending permitted Temporary visa holders - no lending for foreign income, 70% LVR for applications involving AUD Australian citizens - 70% New Zealand citizens - 70% Permanent visa holders - 70% * Applications for new purchases only - any refinances or cash out are not permitted.

LVR Notes

Base LVR 90% - max LMI capitalised LVR 95% Foreign Income Policy Non residents - no lending permitted Temporary visa holders - no lending for foreign income, 70% LVR for applications involving AUD Australian citizens - 70% New Zealand citizens - 70% Permanent visa holders - 70% * Applications for new purchases only - any refinances or cash out are not permitted.

Notes

5% Genuine Savings must be validated and verified for all mortgage insured applications where the LVR is >85%. Land Purchase, Construction and Renovation Loans: - If the property has been held for 3 months or more then treat as an existing property holding with any equity in the property counting towards the genuine savings. - If the property has been held for less than 3 months then the original purchase and the new application can be treated as one application for genuine savings purposes. Calculate the genuine savings applicable to the total new application then deduct any genuine savings that were verified in the original purchase to leave the net genuine savings required for the new application.

Fee Notes

$600 once-off Establishment Fee applies. ($750 once-off fee applies if a combination loan)

*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