Fixed rate home loans have an interest rate that is fixed for a set period of time (typically from one to five years). At the end of the fixed rate term, the loan will usually switch to a variable rate.
Variable rate home loans have an interest rate that can move up or down according to market forces, which impacts the amount of interest you pay.
Macquarie home loans are flexible and allow you to access both a fixed rate and variable rate for your loan. As a borrower, this means you can:
Splitting your loan between variable and fixed interest rates gives you flexibility to structure your loan to suit your circumstances. You can divide your home loan in a variety of ways, such as locking in a fixed interest rate portion and variable interest rate portion, to take advantage of a mix of rate types over the life of your loan.
Please note: You can’t have the entirety of your offset home loan assigned to a fixed rate. You must have at least $20k of your offset home loan assigned to a variable interest rate.
This information has been prepared by Macquarie Bank Limited AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 237502 (MBL) and does not take into account your objectives, ﬁnancial situation or needs. You should consider whether it is appropriate for you. Lending criteria, fees and T&Cs apply.
The information in this calculator is by way of example only and is not a prediction or professional financial advice. Calculations are not forecasts, but may assist you in making your own projections. Subject to law, Macquarie will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by your use of the calculator. The information in the calculator does not constitute an offer to lend or imply the product is suitable for you.
Rate applies for new loans when you borrow up to 60% of the property value with a principal and interest repayment variable rate loan. Subject to change without notice.
The comparison rates are based on a loan for $150,000 and a term of 25 years. 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.
Fixed rate loans may be subject to significant break costs. Please refer to your loan contract and terms for details of break costs applicable. At the end of the fixed rate period, the loan rate will revert to the variable interest rate detailed in your loan contract, as applicable at that time. Offset accounts cannot be linked to loan accounts with a fixed interest rate and you must have a variable rate loan account with a minimum balance of $20,000 to qualify for a fixed rate.
Open up to 10 offset accounts per variable loan account if you have an individual or joint borrower home loan. Company and trust borrowers can open up to 4 offset accounts which must be opened at application. Offset accounts cannot be linked to fixed rate loan accounts. For split loans, with a fixed and variable rate portion, the variable rate loan account must have a minimum limit of $20,000 to qualify for an offset account.
You must be a member of the Qantas program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee usually applies, however MBL has arranged for this to be waived if you are a new applicant for a home loan that includes a flyer feature and you apply for membership online at qantas.com/joinffmacquarieflyer. Membership and the earning and redemption of Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas terms and conditions available at qantas.com/terms. Qantas Points, offered by Macquarie Bank Limited (MBL), accrue and will be credited to your Qantas account in accordance with your Home Loan terms and conditions. You may not earn Qantas Points if you are in arrears or default under your loan agreement, or during the construction period of a loan. Macquarie is not responsible for the administration of the Qantas program. Qantas Airways Limited remains at all times solely responsible for the administration of the Qantas program. Qantas has made no enquiries as to the accuracy of the Macquarie products or services described, and is not responsible for errors or omissions.
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Home loan information and interest rates are current as at 13 May 2022 for new loans only and are subject to change.