LENDING UPDATE – 07.07.11

MELBOURNE MORTGAGE FINANCE LENDING UPDATE – 07.07.11

Key lending issues

  • No change to official RBA interest rates in July
  • First Home Owners Grant continues until 30.06.2012. Refer details.
  • New stamp duty concessions effective from 01.07.2011. Refer details.
  • Excellent variable rate loans below 7%pa are still available
  • New legislation banning early repayment fees now effective on loans approved from 01.07.2011
  • Several lenders have reduced their 3 year fixed rates

LENDER COMPARISON

This table shows some of the residential mortgage products currently available for a $300,000 loan. Current 3 year fixed rates, initial setup fees and maximum loan-to-valuation ratios (LVRs) are also shown:

Lender Loan
Variable
%
$ Setup
Fee

LVR
max %

3 Year
Fixed %
Aust First Mortgage Complete ProPack<65% 6.85 435 65 7.63
Bankwest Premium Select<75% 6.85 nil 75 7.44
PLAN Lending/nab Performance Plus<65% 6.88 nil 65 7.25
Bankwest 3 year Super Start 6.90 nil 95+LMI 7.44
Homeside/nab HomePlus<75% 6.90 162 75 7.29
Aust First Mortgage Complete ProPack 6.95 435 90 7.78
Citibank Mortgage Plus <70% 6.95 600 70 7.32
ING Simplifier Smartpack 6.96 719 95+LMI 7.19
PLAN Lending/nab Performance Plus 65-90% 6.98 nil 90 7.35
Adelaide Bank SmartSaver 6.99 895 95+LMI 7.59
CBA Rate Saver 3 year Special 6.99 750 95+LMI 7.39
Macquarie Classic 6.99 nil 95+LMI 7.59
Police&Nurses CU Dream Home Loan 6.99 1342 95+LMI 6.99
Rock Bldg Soc Rock Star Special 6.99 200 90+LMI 7.14
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Homeside/nab HomePlus 75-90% 7.00 162 90 7.29
ANZ Simplicity Plus Special 7.00 nil 92 7.24
St George Advantage Special 7.00 495 95+LMI 7.29
CBA MAV Variable<75% 7.01 500 75 7.24
Citibank Basic Special 7.02 600 80 7.32
AMP Basic Variable 7.02 545 90+LMI 7.29
Heritage Bldg Soc Basic 7.03 600 90 7.15
CBA MAV Variable 7.06 500 95+LMI 7.24
Westpac Flexi First 7.06 nil 95+LMI 7.29
AMP Pro Pack 7.07 644 90+LMI 7.19
St George Basic 7.08 100 95+LMI 7.44
Adelaide Bank Variable Smartfit 7.09 895 95+LMI 7.59
Bankwest Premium 7.10 nil 95+LMI 7.44
CBA No Fee 7.11 nil 95+LMI 7.39
ING Simplifier 7.12 220 95+LMI 7.19
PLAN Lending Mortgage Plus >90% 7.13 nil 95+LMI 7.50
Suncorp Money Manager 7.13 300 95+LMI 7.39
Phoenix Circle CU Standard 7.15 nil 95
Westpac Rocket Premier 7.16 395 95+LMI 7.09
Notes : maximum LVR for purchases is 95%, but 90% for refinances
: +LMI indicates lenders who are willing to add Lender’s Mortgage Insurance to the base loan amount
: “low doc” loans are available up to 80% LVR, but at higher rates than shown

FIRST HOME OWNER’S GRANT

$7000 for established properties priced up to $750,000
$20,000 for newly -built homes in Melbourne area: Building Agreement construction price cannot exceed $600,000
$26,500 for newly -built homes in Regional areas: Building Agreement construction price cannot exceed $600,000
First home buyers must occupy the home within 12 months and live there for at least 6 months

STAMP DUTY CONCESSIONS

There are 2 stamp duty concessions currently available in Victoria (use Vic. State Revenue Office form 53B)

  • Principal Place of Residence: for any owner-occupier who will live in the property for 12 months. The maximum price is $550,000. Maximum stamp duty discount is $3,100
  • 20% First Home Buyer stamp duty discount: Buyers must be eligible for the FHOG and be settling a purchase after 01.07.2011. Purchase price must not exceed $600,000.

First home buyers can receive BOTH the duty discounts if buying for less than $550,000 in Victoria

Example: Purchase price $500,000 (owner occupied residence) Normal stamp duty $25,070
PPR discount 3,100
= Net duty 21,970
20% FHB discount 4,394
= Balance payable 17,576

Please call Melbourne Mortgage Finance for FREE and IMMEDIATE assistance in arranging your loan.


Barry LeBrocq

Melbourne Mortgage Finance
Patterson Lakes, VIC 3197
Mob 0437417042
Web www.mmfinance.com.au

Disclaimer: The above information is intended as general information only and is not intended to address specific personal situations. While every effort has been made to ensure accurate content, it should be understood that loan products, interest rates and fees change frequently without notice. Potential borrowers should contact Melbourne Mortgage Finance to verify details and discuss their specific needs and loan eligibility.

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