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Why choose a Basic Home Loan?

No monthly fees and a lower interest rate

A no frills loan
A home loan with a lower variable interest rate1, useful for anyone who doesn’t want to pay for features they won’t use.
Make extra repayments at no extra cost
Pay off your loan sooner and save on interest.
$0 monthly service fee
And a $0 establishment fee if you borrow more than $150k3 when making Principal & Interest repayments (see fees section).

You also get…

No-frills low rate loan

Designed for someone who wants a no-frills, basic home loan.

Redraw facility

If you have made any extra repayments, you have access to redraw them. (fees apply)2.

Learn more

 

Flexible repayments

Choose to make your repayments weekly, fortnightly or monthly.

Family Pledge

You could use the equity in a family member’s home to help you on your home buying journey and maximise the amount you can borrow.
Learn more

Take a break from repayments

You may be able to pause or reduce your repayments for a set period (keep in mind after the break your repayments may be higher for the rest of your loan term).2

Owner occupier

  • 2.64% p.a

    Basic Home Loan Variable rate.
    Principal & Interest repayments.
    Rate includes 1.33% p.a.** discount off the Basic Home Loan Rate.

  • 2.66% p.a Comparison rate*

Residential Investment

  • 3.09% p.a

    Basic Home Loan Variable rate.
    Principal & Interest repayments.
    Rate includes 1.45% p.a.*** discount off the Basic Home Loan Rate.

  • 3.11% p.a Comparison rate*

Fees

  • $0 Establishment Fee if loan amount is greater than $150,0002 for customer making Principal & Interest repayments only.
  • $0 Monthly administration fee

Calculators

Got insurance?

Home and Contents Insurance helps you get back on your feet if your home or personal belongings are affected in an unforeseen event. Plus save up to 25%.^

$3k cashback for switching to us


$2k

Cashback^
Per property
refinanced


For new Owner Occupier with Principal & Interest repayments and Investment loans. Available on our Basic and Advantage Package home loans, with a $395 annual package fee. $200k min loan per property refinanced. Excludes refinances from within Westpac Group. Apply by 30 Sep 2020, and settle by 30 Nov 2020. Only 1x $2k cashback per property refinance will be paid regardless of the number of loans involved.


Looking to refinance?

+$1k

Bonus cashback^
New Owner Occupiers
applying online


Owner Occupier? Get two bites of the cherry if you apply online, for new Owner Occupier with Principal & Interest repayments. Available on our Basic and Advantage Package home loans, with a $395 annual package fee. $200k min loan per property refinanced. LVR up to 80% at time of approval. Excludes refinances from within Westpac Group. Apply by 27 Aug 2020, and settle by 30 Sep 2020. T&Cs and exclusions apply. Only 1x $1k bonus cashback will be paid regardless of the numbers of customers, properties or applications involved ^.

 

FAQs

You may be able to get one or both of these offers, based on how you apply and whether you're living in your property (Owner Occupier).

  • $2,000 Refinance Cashback per property for applications received between 1 April – 30 Sept 20, and settled by 30 Nov 20. For applications submitted online, in branch, over the phone or with a broker. You can refinance any number of properties.
  • + one-off $1,000 Bonus Cashback for Owner Occupiers applying to switch online between 17 July – 30 Aug 20, and settled by 30 Sept 20.

Example of how the two Cashback offers works:
 

Home loan scenario Total cashback for eligible Investors Total cashback for eligible Owner-Occupiers
I’m switching 1 property online

You’ll receive $2,000 Cashback

  • $2k Refinance Cashback per property x1
  • Ineligible for $1k Bonus Cashback (Owner Occupier)

You’ll receive $3,000 Cashback

  • $2k Refinance Cashback per property x1
  • + $1k Bonus Cashback x1 max
I’m switching 2 properties online

You’ll receive $4,000 Cashback

  • $2k Refinance Cashback per property x2
  • Ineligible for $1k Bonus Cashback (Owner Occupier)

You’ll receive $5,000 Cashback (your other property is an investment)

  • $2k Refinance Cashback per property x2
  • + $1k Bonus Cashback x1 max

The cashbacks will be paid into a BankSA  transaction account within 60 days of settlement. This account must be linked to your home loan at the time of settlement, and kept open for 60 days afterwards.

For the $2,000 cashback offer, tax consequences may arise for investors and you should seek independent advice.

 

 

The Detail

Conditions, fees and credit criteria apply. Before making a decision, it’s best to read the terms and conditions.
Residential Loan Agreement
General Terms and Conditions.
Loan Accounts
Charges for specific services and accounts.

Start your application online

Learn how much you could borrow.
Receive indicative approval in under 15 minutes.
A home loan expert will call you once you have submitted your application to talk through next steps.

Important information

Conditions, fees and credit criteria apply.

Before making a decision, it’s best to read the terms and conditions:

Please read these documents and keep a copy. You can request a paper copy at a branch.

The information on our website is prepared without knowing your personal financial circumstances. Before you act on this, please consider if it’s right for you. If you need help, call 13 13 76.

* Comparison Rate: The comparison rate is based on a loan of $150,000 over a term of 25 years.WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the example given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate.

** Basic Home Loan Promotional Rate: This offer is only available for new Owner Occupier Basic Home Loan applications with Principal and Interest repayments received from 5/06/2020. Discount applies to our Basic Home Loan offer for the life of the loan. Excludes internal refinances and switches within St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Interest rates subject to change.

*** Basic Home Loan Promotional Rate: This offer is only available for new Residential Investment Basic Home Loan applications with Principal and Interest repayments received from 5/06/2020. Discount applies to our Basic Home Loan offer for the life of the loan. Excludes internal refinances and switches within St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Interest rates subject to change.

Advantage Package Terms and Conditions apply. A $395 annual package fee applies and is payable from an eligible BankSA transaction account. An Advantage Package discount has been included in the advertised eligible rate. The discount and fee savings apply for the duration of the package. Before deciding to acquire a BankSA transaction account, read the terms and conditions (PDF 338KB), and consider if the product is right for you.

1. As compared to our standard variable interest rate.

2. Redraw, repayment pause and rate lock requests are subject to our approval. Fees apply.

3. Upfront fees and other fees and charges may apply.

^Quote and buy online and save 15% off your annual premium for the first year with promotional code COVER. Plus, save a further 10% when you combine home and contents located at the same address under one policy.  

Home and Contents Insurance is issued by Westpac General Insurance Limited ABN 99 003 719 319 (except workers compensation cover where applicable). BankSA – a Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 (the Bank) distributes the insurance, but does not guarantee the insurance.