Intro Rate Home Loan - Channel Direct Home Loans

Intro Rate Home Loan

An Introductory Rate Home Loan (also known as an ‘Intro Rate Home Loan’) is a much lower interest rate loan for a set period of time, usually between one and three years, depending on the lender.

Having a low rate, variable interest rate home loan means:

  •  You can purchase your first home sooner, as you will be required to pay less interest and fewer fees.
  •  Usually offer interest rates of about one per cent below the standard variable rate depending on the lender.

Consider the following pros and cons before you decide on a basic home loan: Advantages of an Introductory  Rate Home Loan ?

  •  Choice of repayments – Can be monthly, fortnightly or weekly
  •  Low interest rate – The interest rate is always lower than a standard variable rate loans.
  •  If you are on a tight budget, it can make your monthly repayment schedule easier to manage
  • Lower payment for the first period of the loan.


Why Not use an Intro Rate Home Loan ?

  •  Once the introductory period expires the loan will automatically “revert” to a higher interest rate, usually the standard variable rate.
  • Switching fees to a different loan can be much higher.
  •  Limited features, as this is meant to be a ‘low frills’ loan product, and is priced accordingly.

Intro rate home loan

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