Variable Home Loans

Prime home loans for full doc borrowers with a good credit history.

With variable home loans your interest rates will go up and down over the life of the loan, generally in line with the official cash rate. Direct Credit offers many variable loan products, each with a range of flexible features. We help you in selecting the most beneficial for you. We’re here for you, not the shareholders of a corporation.

Frequently asked questions on Variable Rate Loans

Can I split my loan into multiple accounts?

One loan allows up to four loan accounts and comprises a mix of loan products. Very useful for borrowers wanting to distinguish between loan purposes and receive assistance with income tax preparation.

What loan size can I take out?

$30,000 up to $4,500,0000. Multiple securities apply over one million dallars.

What can I use this loan for?

Any worthwhile purpose. (All loans real estate secured)

Can I use this loan for an investment property?

Investment Property Loans have a maximum 90% LVR (Loan to Value Ratio) including Lenders Mortgage Insurance.
Investment Property Loans attract 0.30% loading on displayed interest rates

What are the terms for variable loans?

10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 years.

What variable products do you offer?

  • Direct Variable Loans
    Loan amount must be over $100,000 and loan to value ratio must not exceed 80% LVR. $120 Annual fee applies.
  • Direct High LVR Variable Loan
    Minimum loan amount $100,000, and LVR available up to 95% maximum. Mortgage insurance can not be added above 95%.

What are my options for making repayments?

Principal and Interest up to 30 Yrs or
Interest Only for 1 to 5 Years
Interest Only up to 10 years for Investment loans

Can I choose the frequency of my repayments?

Instalments can be made weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Extra payments on variable rate loans can be made at any time.

How do I pay my loan?

  • Direct debit: Pay your loan by direct debit monthly fortnightly or weekly.
    (Principle and Interest loans – Interest only must be monthly)
  • Direct Salary Crediting: Have your income directly paid into your home loan account and use your re-draw facility over the phone or via the internet to access your money when needed.
  • B-Pay: You can B-Pay to your loan. Please call the office to obtain your B-Pay details

Are there any monthly or annual fees?

  • No monthly administration fees (Annual fee applies to Direct Saver Loan)
  • No fees charged on redraw
  • No fees to withdraw cash at any NAB or Rediteller ATM from your variable loan.

What is the Loan to Value Ratio (LVR)?

Loan Amount                       Max LVR
$650,001 – $750,000           95% (5% Genuine Savings Required)
$750,001 – $1,000,000        85%
$1000,001 – $4,500,000     80%

Can I substitute a new property as security on the loan?

The security property can be substituted if required. Note there may be restrictions if loan size needs to be altered.

How will I receive my statements?

Free six monthly statements and free interim statements (issued upon request).

Can I convert my variable loan to a fixed rate loan?

All or part of the loan can be converted to a fixed rate loan at any time (subject to a 4 account maximum).

Can I make internal transfers between my split accounts?

Transfer funds to your other loans or to other accounts within the same loan.

Can I redraw on this loan?

Available as required ($50 min.), accessed over the phone or via the internet (variable rate only).

Can I reduce the principal?

Yes no limit, however ‘manual’ reamortisation requests apply.

Steps to your Variable Home Loans

1

Am I eligible for a loan?

If you are a PAYG earner or self-employed with full financials, have a sound credit history and have at least 5% deposit for a purchase or equity in existing property – you may qualify.

2

How much can I borrow?

See how much you can borrow using our simple borrowing power calculator, or call one of our friendly team to get a detailed borrowing capacity over the phone today.

3

Book a consultation or apply online

Call us on Freecall 1800 000 800 for a no obligation chat or, if you’re ready to apply get started now.

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