Unlock the equity in your home
If you’re a homeowner, before you put that next big purchase on your credit card, you may want to consider a line of credit on your home loan.
Interest rate structure
$25k - $100m
Principal & interest
Loan term range
1 - 30 years
Allows split interest
Investors, Line of Credit
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Estimated upfront fees
Minimum SMSF Amount
Bank of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading regional banks. Established in 1874 as the Brisbane Permanent Benefit Building and Investment Society, the institution became a trading bank in 1942 and adopted the Bank of Queensland name in 1970.
Bank of Queensland offers a wide range of mortgages for first time home buyers, investors, upgraders and those looking to refinance their home. Bank of Queensland home loans tend to charge rates below the market average.
A bad credit home loan is a mortgage for people with a low credit score. Lenders regard bad credit borrowers as riskier than ‘vanilla’ borrowers, so they tend to charge higher interest rates for bad credit home loans.
If you want a bad credit home loan, you’re more likely to get approved by a small non-bank lender than by a big four bank or another mainstream lender.
This competition is currently for home loans only.
You may still be able to save money by checking the interest rates, fees, and charges on your personal loan, car loan or credit card – compare your options at RateCity.
But keep your eyes open – we may add options for car loans, personal loans, credit cards and more in the future.
Equity is the value of your property, less any outstanding debt against it. For example, if you have a $500,000 property and a $300,000 mortgage against the property, then you have $200,000 equity. This is the portion of the property that you actually own.
This type of loan is a flexible mortgage that allows you to draw on funds when you need them, similar to a credit card.
Specialist lenders, also known as non-conforming lenders, are lenders that offer mortgages to ‘non-vanilla’ borrowers who struggle to get finance at mainstream banks.
That includes people with bad credit, as well as borrowers who are self-employed, in casual employment or are new to Australia.
Specialist lenders take a much more flexible approach to assessing mortgage applications than mainstream banks.