How to buy a home and become an investor (on a $40k salary)
Many Australians think they can't invest in property because of their income bracket. We're here to show you some ways that many people get ahead.
specialGet one of the lowest variable interest rates on the market and pay no application or ongoing fees
Get one of the lowest variable interest rates on the market
Smart Home Loan
Fixed - 3 years
Interest rate structure
Fixed - 3 years
$150k - $1.5mCalculate how much you can borrow
Principal & interest
Loan term range
1 - 30 years
Unlimited extra repayments
Allows split interest
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Estimated upfront fees
Minimum SMSF Amount
0.15%p.a. bonus rate on term deposits, 15% discount on CGU Home, Contents and Landlords Insurance
Defence Bank (formerly Defence Force Credit Union Limited) was founded in 1975 to help Australian Defence Force personnel manage their money. One of Australia’s largest member-owned banks, Defence Bank has over 90,000 customers and manages more than $1.5 billion in assets.
Defence Bank is well known for providing a range of home loans tailored to Defence personnel in addition to more standardised financial products such as insurance, credit cards and every day banking facilities.
As Defence Bank isn’t controlled by shareholders it’s able to offer a range of financial products at competitive interest rates to customers across Australia. In 2014 and 2015 Defence Bank won Money Magazine’s ‘Best of the Best Award’ for it’s car loan and was a finalist in the 2013 Australian Lending Awards.
Defence Bank Home Loan Calculator
Interested in a Defence Bank home loan? RateCity has a suite of calculators that can show you what your repayments would be and how Defence Bank compares to its competitors. Simply plug in your borrowing amount below.