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Why choose our Standard Variable Rate Home Loan?

Flexibility

Make unlimited additional repayments to pay off your loan sooner, with no break costs to pay in the event of early repayment.

Offset account

Full interest offset facility to help you save on interest on your home.

Redraw

Redraw funds from any extra payments you have made, when you need it2.

Option to split your loan

Make part of your loan a fixed interest rate and part a variable interest rate.

Family Pledge

You could use the equity in a family member's home to guarantee part of your home loan. 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

New Owner Occupier Loans

  • 7.39% p.a

    With LVR up to 70%

    Standard Variable Rate with package1. Rate includes 0.10% p.a. discount for LVR+ up to 70% (your deposit is min 30% of the property value). New loans on Principal & Interest repayments4. T&Cs apply.

  • 7.73% p.a

    Comparison rate*

New Residential Investment Loans

  • 7.95% p.a

    With LVR up to 70%

    Standard Variable Rate with package1. Rate includes 0.10% p.a. discount for LVR+ up to 70% (your deposit is min 30% of the property value). New loans on Principal & Interest repayments4. T&Cs apply.

     

     

     

  • 8.28% p.a

    Comparison rate*

Fees

  • $600 Establishment Fee2
  • $8 Monthly loan account fee
  • OR
  • $0 with Advantage Package^

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 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 Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time.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). $250k min loan. Only one $2K cashback offer available per primary applicant within a 12 month period. Excludes refinances from within Westpac Group.^ 

FAQs

$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 Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time.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 loans involved per 12 month period. For joint applications, only one cashback payment will be paid to the primary applicant.

The cashback will be paid into a St.George transaction account within 60 days of settlement. The transaction account 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.

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.

 

Compare our home loans

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Home loan interest rates

View our latest interest rates for a range of St.George home loans to suit your needs. Compare our variable and fixed interest rates for owner occupiers and investors and options for principal and interest or interest only repayments.

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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)

Advantage Package - Terms and Conditions (PDF 648KB)

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 33 30. Tax consequences may arise from promotions for investors and customers should seek independent advice on any taxation matters.

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.

**Available for Owner Occupier and Investment Property Loans with Principal & Interest and Interest only repayments.

+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 from 1st September 2023. Settlement must occur within 120 days of applying. 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.

  1. Advantage Package Terms & Conditions (PDF 648KB) apply. A $395 annual package fee applies and is payable from a St.George Complete Freedom transaction account. Before deciding to open a St.George Complete Freedom account, read the Terms & Conditions, and consider if the account’s right for you. 

  2. Redraw and repayment reduction are subject to bank approval.
  3. Other upfront fees and costs may apply
  4. Rate includes 1.32% p.a. standard Advantage Package discount, applicable for loans with total borrowing amounts above $100,000.
  5. Rate Lock: St.George will apply the fixed rate available at the loan settlement date or the date the fixed rate term commences, unless you lock a fixed rate in on your loan using our Rate Lock feature. The fixed rate lock-in fee is 0.15% of your loan amount or $500, whichever is higher, capped at $1000 for loans up to $2M. For loans above $2M, the fixed rate lock-in fee is 0.15% of your loan amount. At the end of your fixed rate term, the interest rate will convert to our standard variable interest rate, unless a new fixed rate term’s selected and then the fixed rate is determined on the day the fixed term ends.