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What are the benefits of investing in property?

Rental income
Purchase an investment property and lease it to receive ongoing, regular income from rent.
Capital gains
Buy a property as an investment and you could benefit from a gain in capital if you sell for more than what you paid.
Tax benefits
Save tax with negative gearing if your interest repayments and outgoings are higher than your rental income.
Usable equity
Borrow up to 90% of the equity gained when your home increases in value and use it to purchase other properties.

Research your investment

Investing in property? Research first. Download the property investor guide and use our online property market research tool to check sales histories, expected rental income, suburb demographics and estimated sale prices.

Set your strategy

Decide what you want to achieve before you make an investment. Is your goal to build wealth from capital growth? Will you buy using equity in your current property? Are you interested in rental income or negative gearing?

Review property costs

When you invest in property, it’s wise to plan for both the initial outlay and the ongoing costs before you make the purchase. Here we explore some of the key costs to purchase and maintain an investment property.

Fixed Rate Home Loan


3.28 % P.A.


2 Year
Fixed Rate

2 year Fixed Rate with Advantage Package.^
Principal & Interest repayments.

4.32 % P.A.


Comparison
Rate*

Start your application online

Learn how much you could borrow.
Receive indicative approval in under 15 minutes.
Our Concierge will call you once you've submitted your application to help handle the rest of the process.

View all rates

Are you after a fixed or variable rate? Will you make principal and interest or interest-only repayments? Compare our rates to see how these factors could affect the cost of your investment. 

Borrowing power calculator

Enter details of your income and expenses to get an estimate of how much you could borrow and what your repayments might be for your investment property.

Property market research

Check sales histories, market values, expected rental income and nearby amenities for properties in your chosen suburbs with our online Property Market Research tool.

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 1300 000 266.

  1. Redraw, repayment pause and rate lock requests are subject to our approval. Fees apply.
  2. A discount of 0.2% p.a. will apply only if the interest in advance amount is deducted from a St.George transaction account.

+LVR stands for the initial loan to value ratio at loan approval. 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 don’t change because of changes to the LVR during the life of the loan.