Home Loans

2016 Home Loans Star Rating

CANSTAR Home Loan Star Ratings uses a sophisticated and unique ratings methodology that compares both Cost and Features across home loan products. CANSTAR star ratings represent a shortlist of financial products, enabling consumers to narrow their search to products. CANSTAR Home Loan Star Ratings are a transparent analysis comparing all types of home loan products.

Report released as of September, 2016

Rating results including 5-Star winners

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98
lenders assessed
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1,198
home loans rated
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5
rating profiles
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125
5-star winning products
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Fixed or Variable: When have we been right?

How often over 20 years have we made the right home loan choice?

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What we want

CANSTAR reveals who is shopping for a home loan, how much we borrow and what features we want

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How to get a lower interest rate

Rates have decreased over the past year – so get yourself a lower interest rate on your home loan!

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Home loan fees you should know about

We reveal the average fees for an application fee, early exit fee, exit fee, break fee, discharge fee, lender’s mortgage insurance, and ongoing fees.

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Investors paying more

The difference in average home loan rates between owner occupiers and investors equates to around one cash rate cut

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Check out the 5 star-rated products

CANSTAR reveals the institutions and loan products that represent Outstanding Value for borrowers

First Home Buyer, Contruction, Line of Credit
Established (Variable) & (Fixed)
Investment (Variable) & (Fixed)

About Star Ratings

Canstar’s Star Ratings are unique. We evaluate literally thousands of products from hundreds of financial institutions. Our expert researchers analyse every product by comparing price and features to determine what represents value.