BCU, or the Bananacoast Community Credit Union, was formed in 1970 as the Banana Growers’ Federation Members Credit Union.

They are a member-owned credit union and now have over 20 branches throughout Queensland and New South Wales. They offer a range of products and services such as personal and business loans, home loans, credits cards, banking accounts and insurance, as well as banking services catering to children and students and financial planning services.

BCU has won numerous awards, including Money Magazine’s Credit Union of the Year Award in 2016.

BCU home loan calculator  
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bcu home loans

OMG Home Loan (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
3.79%
Variable
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
3.83%
Ongoing fee
$0
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OMG Investment Loan (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.04%
Variable
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.08%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Max Discounted Standard Home Loan (Principal and Interest)
Advertised rate
4.35%
Variable
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.39%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Max Discounted All In One Line of Credit
Advertised rate
4.40%
Variable
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.45%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Home Loan (Principal and Interest) 3 Years
Advertised rate
3.90%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.78%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Home Loan (Principal and Interest) 4 Years
Advertised rate
4.20%
Fixed - 4 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.80%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Home Loan (Principal and Interest) 5 Years
Advertised rate
4.45%
Fixed - 5 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.84%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Home Loan (Principal and Interest) 2 Years
Advertised rate
3.85%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.87%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Home Loan (Principal and Interest) 1 year
Advertised rate
3.80%
Fixed - 1 year
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
4.97%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Investment Loan (Principal and Interest) 3 Years
Advertised rate
4.15%
Fixed - 3 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
5.03%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Investment Loan (Principal and Interest) 4 Years
Advertised rate
4.45%
Fixed - 4 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
5.04%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Investment Loan (Principal and Interest) 2 Years
Advertised rate
4.10%
Fixed - 2 years
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
5.12%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Fixed Investment Loan (Principal and Interest) 1 Year
Advertised rate
4.05%
Fixed - 1 year
Upfront fee
$600.00
Comparison rate*
5.22%
Ongoing fee
$0
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Pros:
  • Flexible repayment options.
  • Interest-only payments available.
  • Discounted interest rates on variable loans.
Cons:
  • Limited branch access.
  • High standard variable rate.
bcu customer service:

Home loan customers can contact BCU in a variety of ways. There is a general service phone line and customers can also contact the bank online, via email or request a call back from a BCU home loan specialist. For those wanting more immediate contact, they can meet with BCU staff at their branches in New South Wales and Queensland.

  • Customer service centre (phone)
  • Mobile app
  • Online banking
  • Email
  • Live Chat
  • Branch
  • Mobile banking staff

How to Apply

BCU gives potential customers a number of methods of applying for a home loan product. Customers can apply via an online form, by email, mail or fax, or by phone. They can also visit a BCU branch and apply in person. Before applying for a home loan it is advisable to think about how much money you could conceivably borrow given your financial situation and income. You will also need to provide documentation when applying for a home loan. This may include:

  • Personal identification material.
  • Proof of employment.
  • Proof of income, earnings and assets.
  • Information on expenses, liabilities and other loans.
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