3 ways to save on your home loan

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Variable rates

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
≤ 60% 2.39% pa 2.39% pa 2.39% pa 2.67% pa
≤ 70% 2.44% pa 2.44% pa 2.44% pa 2.72% pa
≤ 80% 2.49% pa 2.49% pa 2.49% pa 2.76% pa
≤ 90% 2.94% pa 2.94% pa 2.94% pa 3.21% pa
≤ 95% 3.26% pa 3.26% pa 3.26% pa 3.52% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.

Fixed rates

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
1 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 3.59% pa 2.54% pa 3.59% pa 2.81% pa
≤ 80% 3.65% pa 2.59% pa 3.65% pa 2.86% pa
≤ 95% 4.39% pa 3.36% pa 4.39% pa 3.62% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest.

1 year fixed

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
1 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 3.59% pa 2.54% pa 3.59% pa 2.81% pa
≤ 80% 3.65% pa 2.59% pa 3.65% pa 2.86% pa
≤ 95% 4.39% pa 3.36% pa 4.39% pa 3.62% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest.

2 years fixed

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
2 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 4.45% pa 2.78% pa 4.45% pa 3.05% pa
≤ 80% 4.49% pa 2.83% pa 4.49% pa 3.10% pa
≤ 95% 5.29% pa 3.62% pa 5.29% pa 3.87% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest.

3 years fixed

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
3 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 4.79% pa 3.02% pa 4.79% pa 3.29% pa
≤ 80% 4.85% pa 3.08% pa 4.85% pa 3.34% pa
≤ 95% 5.59% pa 3.86% pa 5.59% pa 4.11% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

4 years fixed

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
4 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 4.95% pa 3.25% pa 4.95% pa 3.51% pa
≤ 80% 4.99% pa 3.30% pa 4.99% pa 3.56% pa
≤ 95% 5.75% pa 4.09% pa 5.75% pa 4.34% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

5 years fixed

Principal and interest repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
5 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 5.05% pa 3.47% pa 5.05% pa 3.73% pa
≤ 80% 5.09% pa 3.52% pa 5.09% pa 3.77% pa
≤ 95% 5.85% pa 4.31% pa 5.85% pa 4.55% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

Interest only

Interest only, variable rate

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
≤ 60% 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 3.11% pa
≤ 70% 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 3.11% pa
≤ 80% 3.14% pa 3.14% pa 3.14% pa 3.40% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.

 

Variable rates

Interest only, variable rate

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
≤ 60% 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 3.11% pa
≤ 70% 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 2.84% pa 3.11% pa
≤ 80% 3.14% pa 3.14% pa 3.14% pa 3.40% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.

1 year fixed

Interest only repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
1 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 3.99% pa 2.94% pa 3.99% pa 3.21% pa
≤ 80% 4.29% pa 3.24% pa 4.29% pa 3.50% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

2 years fixed

Interest only repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
2 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 4.85% pa 3.19% pa 4.85% pa 3.45% pa
≤ 80% 5.15% pa 3.49% pa 5.15% pa 3.75% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

3 years fixed

Interest only repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
3 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 5.19% pa 3.43% pa 5.19% pa 3.69% pa
≤ 80% 5.49% pa 3.74% pa 5.49% pa 3.99% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

4 years fixed

Interest only repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
4 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 5.35% pa 3.66% pa 5.35% pa 3.92% pa
≤ 80% 5.65% pa 3.97% pa 5.65% pa 4.22% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

5 years fixed

Interest only repayments

LVR Basic
Interest rate
Basic
Comparison rate
Offset
Interest rate
Offset
Comparison rate
5 year fixed rate°
≤ 70% 5.45% pa 3.88% pa 5.45% pa 4.13% pa
≤ 80% 5.75% pa 4.19% pa 5.75% pa 4.44% pa
Rates are for new loans and are subject to change.
Note: Offset benefits are not available while the linked Loan Account is on a fixed rate of interest .

Why Macquarie?

Fast turnaround times

With a straightforward application process and fast turnaround times, you'll get a timely response on the status of your loan.

Flexible loan options

Tailor your loan with options such as splitting between variable and fixed interest rates, adding an offset account, or our low fee basic home loan.

Exceptional service

We'll keep you informed and up to date throughout the process. And if you need any help along the way, our home loan specialists are available to answer any questions.

Great rates and low fees

Macquarie home loans are built on great value. Our competitive rates and low fees help you pay off your home loan faster.

How to apply

You can request a call online or give us a call on 13 62 27 to speak with a home loan specialist.

 

Apply if you

  • are 18 years old or over,
  • are a permanent resident of Australia.

What's next?

As your application progresses, you'll be kept up to date with email notifications and calls from your dedicated home loan specialist.

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Frequently asked questions

LVR is the amount you need to borrow, calculated as a percentage of the value of your property. For example, if your loan amount is $400K and your property value is $500K, then your LVR is 80%.

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:

  • have the entirety your home loan at a variable rate
  • have the entirety of your home loan at a fixed rate
  • split your home loan into fixed and variable portions.


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.

Once you’ve completed an application with your broker or home loan specialist, we can (in most cases) provide you with a pre-approval within one business day if your application qualifies. Once you are successful with a property and provide us with all required documentation, we work quickly to provide you with unconditional approval and open your home loan account.

This timing depends on how quickly we can verify your identity, assess your application, and transfer security.

We’ll let you know by email if your application is successful and when your account is open and ready to use.

If you have any questions about the status of your application, talk to your broker or your home loan specialist.
If you have an Offset Home Loan account with a BSB starting with 182

You can open up to 10 offset accounts which can be linked to an offset home loan account if you’re a single or joint borrower. Offset accounts aren’t available for any other type of home loan.

The linked home loan must meet the following criteria:
  • You have a variable rate offset home loan (offset accounts can’t be linked to fixed rate loan accounts)
  • Single or joint borrowers
  • You have less than 10 offset accounts linked to your home loan
  • The borrowers are not a company or trust. Company and trust borrowers can’t open additional offset accounts after your loan settles.

Your new offset account can be either single or joint. Please note joint accounts are limited to two joint account holders who are party to the linked home loan.

All offset account holders must be account holders of the linked offset home loan.

To open additional offset accounts via Macquarie Online Banking:
  1. Log into Macquarie Online Banking
  2. Click Open an account at the top of your accounts list
  3. Find the offset account option and click Open an account
  4. Select the home loan account you want the new offset account to be linked to. Only eligible offset home loans will display in this list
  5. If you chose to link a joint home loan, select the account holders you want to have access to your new offset account. You can choose to have a single or joint offset account. We only offer joint offset accounts with a maximum of two accounts holders, and all offset account holders must be account holders of the linked offset home loan
  6. Select whether you want a debit card or not. If you want to use ApplePay or GooglePay for this account, select Yes as you’ll need the debit card to activate this on your mobile device
  7. Select answers to the three account questions. Your answers will not be used for marketing purposes
  8. Click Open account.

If you applied for a joint offset account, your joint account holder will need to review and approve the application.

To review and approve an application for a joint offset account via Macquarie Online Banking:
  1. Log into Macquarie Online Banking
  2. Click the bell icon at the top left of the screen to find the notification alerting you that your joint holder has made a request to open a joint offset account with you. Click Review
  3. Read the offset account info and click Open an account
  4. Select whether you want a debit card or not. If you want to use ApplePay or GooglePay for this account, select Yes as you’ll need the debit card to activate this on your mobile device. If your joint applicant also requested a debit card, your card will be sent to their address. If you request a debit card and your joint account holder did not, your debit card will be sent to your specified address
  5. Select answers to the three account questions. Your answers will not be used for marketing purposes
  6. Click Open account.

To open additional offset accounts via the Macquarie Mobile Banking app:
  1. Log into the Macquarie Mobile Banking app
  2. Click the menu icon at the bottom right of the screen
  3. Scroll until you find the offset account option, and click Open an account
  4. Select the home loan account you want the new offset account to be linked to, then click Next. Only eligible offset home loans will display in this list
  5. If you chose to link a joint home loan, select the account holders you want to have access to your new offset account. You can choose to have a single or joint offset account. We only offer joint offset accounts with a maximum of two accounts holders, and all offset account holders must be account holders of the linked offset home loan
  6. Select whether you want a debit card or not. If you want to use ApplePay or GooglePay for this account, select Yes as you’ll need the debit card to activate this on your mobile device
  7. Select answers to the three account questions. Your answers will not be used for marketing purposes
  8. Click Open account.

If you applied for a joint offset account, your joint account holder will need to review and approve the application.

To review and approve an application for a joint offset account via the Macquarie Mobile Banking app:
  1. Log into the Macquarie Mobile Banking app
  2. Click the bell icon at the bottom right of the screen and look for the notification alerting you that your joint holder has made a request to open a joint offset account with you. Click Review
  3. Read the offset account info and click Open an account
  4. Review the linked home loan account and the offset account holders, then click Next
  5. Select whether you want a debit card or not. If you want to use ApplePay or GooglePay for this account, select Yes as you’ll need the debit card to activate this on your mobile device. If your joint applicant also requested a debit card, your card will be sent to their address. If you request a debit card and your joint account holder did not, your debit card will be sent to your specified address
  6. Select answers to the three account questions. Your answers will not be used for marketing purposes
  7. Click Open account.

If you have an Offset Home Loan account with a BSB starting with 183

Additional offset accounts aren't available for these Offset Home Loan accounts.
Redraw is a product feature that allows you to make extra payments to reduce the outstanding balance of your home loan, which in turn reduces the amount of interest you pay. A redraw facility may allow you to access the extra payments you’ve made up to your loan limit at that time.

Redraw is a product feature enabled on most home loan products except for:
  • construction loans with a BSB starting with 183
  • accounts during a fixed rate period. Any extra payments you’ve made whilst your interest rate is fixed is only available at the end of your fixed rate period
  • SMSF home loans.


Your redraw balance may change over time depending on several factors, including:

  • loan limit changes
  • repayment amount changes
  • missed or late repayments and fees.

The below is an example explaining how redraw works where an extra payment has been made and the repayment amount has not changed on the home loan.

Sarah has a $300,000 home loan with a 30-year term. 10 years into her loan she makes an extra payment of $50,000. Her repayment amount does not change and the extra payment she’s made means she is paying less interest on her home loan. This results in Sarah paying off her home loan sooner. Because Sarah has maintained her repayments at the same amount, she can access her redraw balance up until her loan is paid off. If she continues to keep her loan open after it’s paid off, then available redraw will start reducing to ensure her home loan limit is $0 at the end of her loan term.


Checking your redraw balance

You can view or access your redraw fee free by using Macquarie Online Banking or the Macquarie Mobile Banking app.

To check your available redraw balance on Macquarie Online Banking:
  1. Hover over the home loan account in the account list
  2. Select I want to
  3. Select View account details
  4. Available funds for redraw is shown as Redraw balance under Account Summary.

Alternatively, you can:
  1. Select your home loan account from the account list
  2. Select I want to in the banner near your account product name (or account nickname)
  3. Select View account details in the menu drop-down
  4. Available funds for redraw is shown as Redraw balance under Account Summary.

To check your available redraw balance on the Macquarie Mobile Banking app:
  1. Select a home loan account from the main screen
  2. Available funds figure is displayed at the top of the screen above account balance.

Accessing your redraw balance

To access your available redraw balance on Macquarie Online Banking:
  1. Select the icon from the side menu; or first click on the icon in top left-hand corner to display the side menu
  2. Select the home loan account with available redraw balance
  3. Select the Macquarie account you wish to pay to, or New payee/biller.

To access your available redraw balance on the Macquarie Mobile Banking app:
  1. Select the icon on the front screen
  2. Select either Internal transfer or Make a payment
  3. Select the home loan account with available redraw balance
  4. Select the Macquarie account you wish to pay to, or New payee/biller.

The daily limit for Pay Anyone and BPAY payments from your home loan can be viewed here.

To access redraw on your Reverse Mortgage or Accommodation Bond loan, please call us on 1800 007 722 (+61 8245 4383) from 8am to 7pm (Sydney time) Monday to Friday.

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Additional information

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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.

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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.

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.

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Rate applies for new home loans with principal and interest repayment fixed rate when you borrow up to 70% of the property value. Subject to change without notice.

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Fixed rate loans may be subject to significant break costs. Please refer to the loan contracts for terms and conditions regarding break costs. At the end of the fixed rate period, the interest rate will revert to the discount variable rate applicable at that time.

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.

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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.