Equaliser Home Loan

A home loan rate lower than the average standard variable rates of ANZ, NAB and Westpac for the first three years. 1

$1,500 cashback with our home loans

Apply for a new home loan by 30 Nov 2018 and you could enjoy $1,500 cashback.

Min loan amount $350,000. Eligibility requirements and T&Cs apply. 3


Competitive rate

Owner occupiers get a discount of 1.51% p.a. off the average of the standard variable rates of three major banks for the first three years. Minimum rate 2.50% p.a. 1

Save on fees

The application fee (usually $695) is waived for a limited time only.

Manage online

Make extra repayments and redraw surplus funds online anytime and pay no fees. 2 A $10 fee and $1,000 minimum redraw applies to other methods of redraw, including over the counter. Close

How it works

Twice a month for the first three years

We calculate the average of the three major banks and adjust your rate accordingly. A minimum rate of 2.50% p.a. applies. 1

After the first three years

You’ll get a discount off our standard variable rate, currently 4.47% p.a. (comparison rate 4.32% p.a.) for owner occupiers. 1
Understand the comparison rate

Rates and fees

Show me detailed rates and fees for

Amount you want to borrow Introductory three-year variable rate Comparison rate
$200,000+ 3.82% p.a.
4.32% p.a.
This loan is available for new borrowings only Understand the comparison rate
Amount you want to borrow Introductory three-year variable rate Comparison rate
$200,000+ 4.98% p.a.
5.18% p.a.
This loan is available for new borrowings only Understand the comparison rate
Type of fee Amount
Application fee ? Includes legal fees for standard mortgage preparation and one standard valuation fee. Any amount in excess of the standard fees are to be met by the customer. Close $0 (usually $695)
Transfer fee ? $135
Online redraw fee 2 A $10 fee and $1,000 minimum redraw applies to other methods of redraw, including over the counter. Close $0
Settlement attendance fee (Legal disbursement fee) ? Applies when we take a new security.  Close  $250

Note: When you buy a property, other fees may apply, including government and bank fees. Calculate yours.
Rates and fees are subject to change without notice. A full list of fees will be set out in your home loan contract.
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What’s the comparison rate?
It’s a tool that can help you identify the truer cost of a loan. It’s calculated using a standard formula that includes the interest rate, as well as certain fees and charges relating to a loan (not all fees and charges are included).

Comparison rate warning:

Comparison rate is calculated on the statutory assumption of $150,000 loan over 25 years but the minimum required loan amount is $200,000 for the Complete Home Loan Package and Equaliser Home Loan. Different rates apply for different loan amounts and may depend on the duration of a fixed rate period or the ratio of the loan amount to the property value. WARNING: This comparison rate applies only to the example or examples given. Different amounts and terms will result in different comparison rates. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees, and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in the comparison rate but may influence the cost of the loan.

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Check your eligibility

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be a permanent Australian resident
  • Minimum loan size $200,000
  • Available to individuals only
  • You must meet Bankwest's lending criteria.

Things you need to get started online

  • Financial details, including your income, expenses, assets and liabilities
  • Two forms of identification, like your Australian Driver’s licence, Medicare card or Australian passport.

Things you will need after you submit online

All home lending applications are required to hold evidence of building insurance prior to settlement or final progress payment. Bankwest will not book settlement without this in place.

See a detailed list of what you may need

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More home loan options

Equaliser Home Loan isn’t right for you? Check out some of our other home loan options.

Need help choosing a loan?

Get in touch with one of our Home Finance Managers, and they'll respond within one business day.

Things you should know

1. Bankwest Equaliser Home Loan Annual Percentage Rate is a variable 3 year introductory rate which is the higher of:

  • 2.50% p.a.; or
  • The average of NAB Standard Variable Rate for home loans, Westpac P&I Variable Home Loan (owner occupier) rate, and ANZ Standard Variable Rate for home loans calculated twice per month, less a discount of 1.51% p.a.

Available to individuals and for new owner occupier loans over $200,000 for up to 80% of the property value with principal and interest repayments only. After the introductory period the rate reverts to the Bankwest Standard Variable Rate for owner occupiers (Mortgage Shredder Reference Rate) less a discount of 1.10% p.a. Different discounts and revert rates apply for loans with investment purposes. Information, including rates and discounts is subject to change.

2. A $10 fee and $1,000 minimum redraw applies to other methods of redraw, including over the counter.

3. Home loan cashback promotion is available to individuals who take out a new Bankwest home loan:

  • Applications must be submitted within the promotional period starting on 17 September 2018 and closing on 30 November 2018
  • Lending must be new to Bankwest (refinance of existing Bankwest loans is excluded)
  • Refinances from CommBank are excluded
  • Home loan must be for a minimum loan amount of $350,000
  • Your home loan borrowings must not exceed 90% of the property value
  • Repayment type must be principal and interest
  • Available on owner occupier and investor loans
  • Available on any Bankwest home loan product
  • Applications must settle on or before 1 February 2019
  • Normal lending policies apply
  • This offer is not available in conjunction with any other promotions
  • Only one cashback per eligible customer. Only one cashback per eligible home loan.

    See full home loan cashback promotion terms and conditions (PDF, 261KB).