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Auswide Bank home loans

Auswide Bank (formerly Wide Bay Australia) was created in 1966 as Queensland-based building society, later becoming a bank. It was started with the aim of challenging the big four banks by providing low-deposit home loans.

In recent years Auswide Bank has gone on to offer an extensive range of personal finance and banking products to help everyday Australians achieve their goals and build their wealth.

As the name would suggest, Auswide Bank is widely accessible with branches and ATMs across the country. Before its relaunch, Auswide Bank was named by the People’s Choice Awards as “Best Building Society” in 2014.

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Why choose Auswide Bank

Benefits

  • Can accommodate people with smaller deposits.
  • Opportunity to bundle financial products together.
  • Offers discounts on the interest rate.
  • Flexible repayment schedule with weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayment options.

Drawbacks

  • Limited home loan products to choose from.
  • Some products have moderate to high fees.

Auswide Bank Home Loans

Home Loans calculator

Use our home loan calculator to see how much you’d have to repay under different borrowing scenarios.

Contact a mortgage broker

Auswide Bank homeloans are vailable through brokers who can help find the right loan and manage your application at no charge.

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Spencer Lawson

QLD4300
Australian Credit Licence: 392200

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Al Hamayoon

VIC3175
Australian Credit Licence: 393195

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John Molloy

QLD4551
Australian Credit Licence: 392200
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I am an experienced mortgage broker with 6 years experience and an additional 37 years in banking and finance. I pride...

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Auswide Bank customer service

Auswide Bank has a nationwide lending presence supported through branches, a network of lending consultants and the company website. If Auswide Bank home loan customers can’t go into a branch they can get in touch via telephone, or use internet-based services such as email, online banking and the mobile app. Customers can also contact Auswide Bank staff online via the website’s live chat facility.

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

How to Apply

There are two ways to apply for an Auswide Bank home loan: in person by visiting an Auswide Bank branch or via the company’s website. Before submitting a loan application borrowers should fully consider their budget. They can use helpful tools such as a repayment calculator to receive an indication of how much a home loan is likely to cost. To support all home loan applications Auswide Bank requires a range of documentation that includes:

  • Proof of identification.
  • Occupation and/or employer details.
  • Gross monthly income from all sources.
  • Asset details (a list of what you own, such as property, motor vehicles, shares, furniture, superannuation, and their values).
  • Existing loans (home loans, personal loans, leasing contracts, hire purchase).
  • Credit card limits and current balances.
  • Savings account details.
  • Details of the property you are offering as security for the loan.

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