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The first home buyers’ hub

For first-timers, the key to a smoother experience is often as simple as knowing what to expect. So we're here with checklists, calculators, FAQs, our online loan application and next steps.

Home buying schemes to help you get into your first home

First Home Owners’ Grant

The First Home Owners’ Grant (FHOG) is a one-off payment from the federal or state government of up to $10,000 to put towards a purchase or build of a first property. T&Cs apply.

Home Guarantee Scheme

With this government-initiated scheme, eligible applicants can choose from three guarantees2, with a low deposit of 2-5% and no Lenders Mortgage Insurance applicable. T&Cs apply.

Book an appointment with a dedicated lender or start an online application

Book an appointment

A dedicated lender will get back in touch with you within 1 business day.

  • They'll answer your questions and guide you through your next steps
  • Your lender can help you work out how much you could borrow, letting you know before the credit check. There’s no obligation until you accept your rate and loan offer.


Apply online now

Apply in 10-20 mins, or save your application and come back later.

  • You could get conditional approval within 1 business day 
  • Your lender will finalise your loan through to settlement.


Help at every stage

One point of contact

You’ll be assigned your home finance manager who’ll progress your application and answer all your questions.

Don't have a 20% deposit?

You may need to pay  Lenders Mortgage Insurance, or you could consider our Family Security Guarantee2. You may even qualify for a Home Guarantee Scheme.

Free property data report

Our full property and suburb reports will help you with local trends, estimated values, recent sale prices and more so you can focus on enjoying the hunt.

Help me choose

Use our selector to find the home loan that best fits.

Let’s begin

Things you should know

Conditions, credit criteria, fees and charges apply. Residential lending is not available for Non-Australian Resident borrowers.

This information is general in nature and has been prepared without taking your objectives, needs and overall financial situation into account. For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness of the information and if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This includes any tax consequences arising from any promotions for investors and customers should seek independent, professional tax advice on any taxation matters before making a decision based on this information.

Key Fact Sheet for Home Loans


1 The guarantor should consider the risks associated with the Family Security Guarantee, primarily that if the borrower defaults on their loan, the guarantor is liable to pay up to the maximum of the portion of security they have put forward as a guarantee. You will be required to seek independent legal advice before offering to guarantee a loan. Credit criteria apply to the assessment of the adequacy of any proposed guarantee limit.


Offer available on all loans eligible under the Family Security Guarantee, for purchase or refinance of owner occupier or investment property. Note that for investment properties, the borrower must not have ownership of any other properties at the time of application, and for owner occupied properties a maximum of one other property may be owned which does not have sufficient equity to provide a security. For new Family Security Guarantee Home Loan applications received from 23 October 2020. Family Security Guarantee can be provided by parents or legal guardians, siblings, and children. Equity access, owner builder applications, Line of Credit and Bridging Loan products are not eligible under the Family Security Guarantee. Other Exclusions may apply. Not available for the purposes of debt consolidation, owner builder construction, cash out, or addition of a security guarantee to an existing loan. $150k minimum loan size applies. Credit criteria, fees and charges apply. Offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. Full eligibility criteria on the Family Security Guarantee is available on request.


2 To find out more visit the Home Guarantee Scheme website. Once our allocation of loans under the scheme has been exhausted, standard lending approval criteria, including the need for LMI and LDP where appropriate, will apply.