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Why choose our variable Basic home loan?




No application fee

A no-frills home loan with $0 lending establishment fee.




No ongoing fees

$0 monthly account-keeping fee. Other fees (PDF 43KB) may apply.




Limitless extra repayments

With no extra repayment fee or limits, you’re free to pay off your loan as fast as you like. 




Flexibility

Fee-free options include unlimited redraw1, Interest Only^^^ and reducing repayments if rates fall.

Get $2K cashback when you refinance to us

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

Apply by 30 June 2024, and settle by 31 October 2024.  Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time.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). $250k min loan. Only one $2K cashback offer available per primary applicant within a 12 month period. Excludes refinances from within Westpac Group.^

 

 


 

Our variable Basic home loan rates

Owner occupier rates for new loans with Principal & Interest repayments

Loan to value ration (LVR+)
Basic variable rate (includes 1.84% p.a. new loan discount) Comparison rate*

Up to 70%

6.29%^

6.30%

Above 70% up to 80%

6.39%

6.40%

Above 80%

6.69%

6.70%

^ includes 0.10% p.a. discount for LVR+ up to 70% p.a.

Investor rates for new loans with Principal & Interest repayments

Loan to value ration (LVR+)
Basic variable rate (includes 2.15% p.a. new loan discount) Comparison rate*

Up to 70%

6.54%^

6.55%

Above 70% up to 80%

6.64%

6.65%

Above 80%

6.94%

6.95%

^ includes 0.10% p.a. discount for LVR+ up to 70% p.a.

Compare all our rates and home loans

Set up and ongoing fees

Fee Charges
Lending establishment fee $0
Loan account fee 
$0
Some other fees Various (PDF 43KB)

It's easy to get started

 

Save time, apply online 

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.

 

Book an appointment

A member of our team will be in touch at a time that suits you.

  • They’ll answer your questions and guide you through your next steps.
  • A lender can start your application for you.

 

Frequently asked questions

$2,000 Refinance Cashback per primary applicant for applications received by 30 June 2024 and settled by 31 October 2024. 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 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 St.George 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.

Save time, apply online

It should only take around 10-20 min to apply.
 


 

Book an appointment

A member of our team will be in touch.
 


 

Talk with us 
1300 304 660

8am-10pm Mon-Fri
9am-5pm Sat-Sun


Important information

Conditions, credit criteria, fees and charges apply. Based on St.George’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 43KB)

This information is general in nature and has been prepared without taking your objectives, needs and overall financial situation into account. For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness of the information to your own circumstances and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice.

*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.

#Advantage Package: Terms & Conditions (PDF 648KB) apply. A $395 annual package fee applies and is payable from an eligible St.George transaction account. Before deciding to acquire a St.George transaction account, read the terms & conditions, and consider if the product is right for you.

+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.

^How does the refinance cashback offer work: Conditions, credit criteria, fees, charges, eligibility criteria and exclusions apply. Apply by 30 June 2024, and settle by 31 October 2024. Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Min loan amount $250k 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 St.George 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 St.George 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 St.George 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.

^^^Basic Home 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.

1Redraw facility: if you have 'available funds' (you’re ahead on your home loan repayments) and you’ve activated your redraw facility, you’re free to redraw them with no redraw fee. Up to $100k will be available to redraw from your variable loan online or over the phone each day (in-branch it’s $30k). For fixed loans you can redraw up to your prepayment threshold during your fixed term. Read our Home Loan Redraw Form (PDF 83KB) for full details.

2Break costs: $30,000 prepayment threshold for the entire fixed period without break costs or fees applying. For fixed rate loans taken up prior to 18 August 2019, customers can make prepayments of up to the $10,000 prepayment threshold in each 12 month period without break cost or fees applying. Prepayment break costs are explained in the Things You Should Know About Break Costs (PDF 202KB).