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Why refinance your home loan to us?




Hunt for a better rate

Tell us about your home and discover your borrowing power. We’ll let you know when we’re about to run a credit check.




Cashback opportunity

If eligible, you could get $2,000 in cashback just for switching. Terms, conditions, fees and exclusions apply^.




FAST
Refi® option

Qualify for FASTRefi®, and settlement could take days rather than weeks from signing your loan documents^^.




Paperless application

Submit your application online in as little as 20 minutes. Or apply in-branch or by phone. You could also qualify for FASTRefi®^^. 


 

Basic home loan. Sensational rate.


6.29

% p.a.
variable rate

6.30

% p.a.
Comparison rate*

T&Cs apply. See comparison rate warning.

LVR+ up to 70%. Rate includes 1.83% p.a. discount off our Basic home loan variable rate. Also includes 0.10% p.a. discount for LVR+ up to 70% (your deposit is min 30% of the property value). For new Owner Occupier loans on Principal & Interest^^^.

Credit criteria, T&Cs apply. See comparison rate warning.

The best bank to switch to 

2022 Canstar Bank of the Year – Home Loan Refinance Award

Looking for a better deal? Switch to BankSA – awarded Refinance Bank of the Year1 best overall for outstanding value, application, settlement, day-to-day management and life-of-loan support.


 

Get $2K cashback when you refinance to us

Switch your loan to BankSA and you could lower your repayments, or pay off your your loan faster.

Apply from 1st September 2023. Settlement must occur within 120 days of applying. Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Owner Occupier (P&I repayments) and Residential Investment loans, with LVR up to 80%. Available on home loans with our Advantage Package ($395 annual package fee) and our Basic Home Loan (no annual fee). $200k min loan. Only one $2K cashback offer available per primary applicant within a 12 month period. Excludes refinances from within Westpac Group.^ 

 

 


How much could you save?


 

Already have a BankSA home loan with us? 

You can apply to increase your home loan. Note that this different from a home loan refinanace. Apply for a home loan increase

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Apply online for a home loan, conditional approval or to switch to us.

  • You could get approval in 1 business day
  • Dedicated lender will support you from application to settlement.

 

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  • A lender can start your application for you.

 

Frequently asked questions

$2,000 Refinance Cashback per primary applicant for applications received from 1st September 2023. Settlement must occur within 120 days of applying. Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Limit of one $2,000 cashback payment regardless of the number of applications, applicants, properties or home loans involved per 12 month period. For joint applications, only one cashback payment will be paid to the primary applicant.

The home loan refinancing cashback will be paid into a BankSA transaction account within 60 days of settlement. The transaction account linked must be in the same name as the home loan account and linked to the home loan at the time of settlement. This account must be kept open for 60 days after settlement.

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


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Important information

Conditions, credit criteria, fees and charges apply.  Based on BankSA’s credit criteria, residential lending is not available for Non-Australian resident borrowers. Interest rates subject to change. Before making a decision, it’s best to read the terms and conditions.

Loan Accounts – Charges for specific services and accounts (PDF 78KB)

Advantage Package - Terms and Conditions (PDF 451KB)

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.

This calculation is not an offer of credit but an estimate only. Your borrowing power amount may be different when you complete a full application and we capture all details relevant to our lending criteria. Our lending criteria and basis upon which we assess what you can afford may change at any time without notice. Before acting on this calculation you should seek professional advice. 

Loans subject to credit criteria. Where the loan to valuation ratio is 80% or above, lender’s mortgage insurance will be required for a fee. Other fees, charges and purchase costs apply. Terms and Conditions available upon application. (Additional funds required for transaction and establishment costs). 

The calculator does not take into account any future refinancing options which may be available. The calculator does not take into account any applicable bank fees. For details on fees and charges, please go to banksa.com.au.

The output or result of these calculators: 

  1. is subject to the assumptions which are subject to change;
  2. is prepared without knowing your personal financial circumstances. Before you act on the output of the calculators, please consider if it’s right for you. If you need more information, please call 13 13 76. We recommend that you consult your financial adviser before taking out a loan;
  3. does not represent either a quote or pre-qualification for a loan;
  4. may not be taken into account if you apply for a loan with us as we will make our own calculations. When assessing ability to service a loan, BankSA may use an interest rate that is higher than the current interest rate for the loan requested. 

The interest rates used in the calculator: 

  1. are current, as indicated on our home loan interest rate pages
  2. are BankSA's standard interest rates and include any package or promotional discounts; and
  3. are subject to change.
  4. LVR up to 70%
^How does the refinance cashback offer work: Conditions, credit criteria, fees, charges, eligibility criteria and exclusions apply. Apply from 1st September 2023. Settlement must occur within 120 days of applying. Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Min loan amount $200k and LVR up to 80%. Offer available for Owner Occupier with Principal & Interest repayments and Residential Investment Loans (Principal and Interest & Interest Only repayments). Advantage Package ($395 annual package fee and T&Cs apply) and Basic Home Loans. Limit of one $2,000 cashback payment regardless of the number of applications, applicants, properties or loans involved per 12 month period. For joint applications, only one cashback payment will be paid to the primary applicant. Excludes Owner Occupier Interest Only, residential lending originated under family or company trusts and refinances within Westpac Group (Westpac, St.George, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and RAMS). The cashback will be paid into a BankSA transaction account within 60 days of settlement. This account must be in the same name as the home loan account (for joint home loans, the transaction account will need to be in the same joint names) and linked for home loan repayments to be direct debited from this account at settlement. Tax consequences may arise from this promotion for investors and customers should seek independent advice on any taxation matters.

^^FASTRefi®: Only available: on eligible new BankSA home loans; on eligible home loans with your current lender; if your other lender is on the FASTRefi® process list of eligible financial institutions. Your other lender may charge you an additional settlement agent fee, as well as fixed rate home loan break costs. Loan suitability for the FASTRefi® product is determined by BankSA in conjunction with the insurance product guidelines. FASTRefi® is provided by First American Title Insurance Company of Australia Pty Limited ABN 64 075 279 908 Australian Financial Services Licence 263876, trading as First Title, an Australian general insurance company authorised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. Conditions, fees and charges apply. Lending criteria apply to approval of credit products. This info doesn’t take your personal objectives, circumstances or needs into account, so please consider FASTRefi’s® appropriateness and read the disclosure documents for your selected loan, including the Terms and Conditions, before deciding.

Fixed rate home loan: The Bank will apply the fixed rate that is available at the loan settlement date or the date the fixed rate period commences. At the end of the fixed rate period the interest rate will convert to the applicable variable home loan interest rate. 

^^^Basic Home Loan Promotional Rates:

Basic Home Loan Promotional Principal and Interest Rate: This offer is only available for new Owner Occupier Basic Home Loan applications with Principal and Interest repayments received from 24/11/2023. Discount applies to our Basic Home Loan offer for the life of the loan. Excludes internal refinances and switches within the Westpac Group, which includes Westpac, St.George, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and RAMS. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Interest rates subject to change.

Residential Investment Basic Principal and Interest Promotional Rate: This offer is only available for new Residential Investment Basic Home Loan applications with Principal and Interest repayments received from 24/11/2023. Discount applies to our Basic Home Loan offer for the life of the loan. Excludes internal refinances and switches within the Westpac Group, which includes Westpac, St.George, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and RAMS. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Interest rates subject to change.

Basic Home Loan Promotional Interest Only Rate: This offer is only available for new Owner Occupier Basic Home Loan applications with Interest Only repayments received from 26/10/2020. Discount applies to our Basic Home Loan offer for the life of the loan. Excludes internal refinances and switches within the Westpac Group, which includes Westpac, St.George, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and RAMS. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Interest rates subject to change.

Residential Investment Basic Interest Only Promotional Rate: This offer is only available for new Residential Investment Basic Home Loan applications with Interest Only repayments received from 24/11/2023. Discount applies to our Basic Home Loan offer for the life of the loan. Excludes internal refinances and switches within the Westpac Group, which includes Westpac, St.George, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and RAMS. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Interest rates subject to change.

#Advantage Package Terms & Conditions (PDF 451KB) apply. A $395 annual package fee applies and is payable from a BankSA Complete Freedom transaction account. Before deciding to open a BankSA Complete Freedom account, read the Terms & Conditions, and consider if the account’s right for you. 

+++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.

+LVR stands for the initial loan to value ratio. LVR is the amount of your loan compared to the Bank’s valuation of your property offered to secure your loan expressed as a percentage. Home loan rates for new loans are set based on the initial LVR and won’t change during the life of the loan as the LVR changes.

++Potential savings: gives an indication of the amount you could save on new repayments if you switched to the BankSA home loan example, with calculations based on monthly repayments, in respect to the original amount, annual interest rate and term you entered. Potential savings over the life of your loan are based on the difference between estimated total interest on your current home loan and the BankSA home loan. Loan term reduction amount is based on the time you could save by paying off the BankSA home loan if you increased your repayments. Extra interest you could save calculation is based on increasing your repayments on the BankSA home loan.

1BankSA was awarded Canstar's Bank of the Year for Home Loan Refinance award in November 2022.