Information center

Welcome to the Mates Rates information center where you can find valuable unbiased advice on many of the topics you should understand when it comes to getting the best mortgages and more.

HOME LOAN CASHBACK

Find out more about how Mates Rates pays you.
A mortgage CashBack is money paid to you for taking out your mortgage and we pay you 100%** of Ongoing Commission, regardless of lender.

LOAN HEALTH CHECK

Ensure your loan is healthy and save dollars.
Mates Rates mortgage health check is THE place to start if you are looking to make sure that your current home loan is the one that best suits you.

HOTTEST DEALS

Check out this month’s hottest home loan deals
Although there is no such thing as one size fits all mortgage, these products are the hottest deals available for the average borrower.

GET MORTGAGE FREE FASTER

Let a Mates Rates professional get mortgage free faster.
Your Mates Rates mortgage broker can help reduce the time it take for you to repay your loan by between 18 and 24 months, without increasing your minimum repayments and with the right mortgage to fit your needs.

ARE YOU BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME

Your dedicated Mates Rates broker makes it simple.

There’s a lot to think about when you buy your first home and each of our mortgage brokers has a wealth experience helping first home buyers throughout Australia to make their first home a reality.

REFINANCE AND CONSOLIDATION

Make sure the home loan you have is the right one for you.
Signs that your mortgage is harming your financial health include:

  • You have other debts besides your mortgage.
  • You don’t feel like you are getting anywhere.
  • You pay too many fees.
  • You worry about repayments.

BUYING YOUR NEXT HOME OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY

Whether you’re an experienced investor or looking to upgrade from your current home, our professional Mates Rates Mortgage Brokers can ensure you next purchase is a smooth process with a loan that meets your needs and enables you to receive the great benefits of our Ongoing Rebate Payments.

LOAN TYPES

Which one is right for you?
This tutorial helps you understand the basic differences between different home loan types, without the need to talk with a Mates Rates mortgage professional.

 MORTGAGE CALCULATOR

Use our online tool to get a rough guide to what you can borrow.

Further resources

Mates Rates has compiled a list of mortgage and finance links to help you with your mortgage, finance and property research. Explore the links below to help educate yourself further on what’s best for you. Short of time? Then just get in touch with Mates Rates, after all we’re here to help.

Australian Mortgage Information

KeyFacts Mortgage Researchers – Mortgage and Home Loan help for Australian borrowers that is independent and easy to understand. Daily updates on mortgage brokers, lenders and property news.Mortgage and Home Loan help for Australian borrowers that is independent and easy to understand. Daily updates on mortgage brokers, lenders and property news.

Home Loans Australia – a directory of Australian financial institutions specialising in home loans Australia wide. Find mortgage information by Australian home lenders in each state of Australia.

Office of Statement Revenue

For information on taxes grants and fees when purchasing property in each state please visit the Stave Revenue Department.

NSW – http://www.osr.nsw.gov.au/

ACT – http://www.revenue.act.gov.au/

NT – http://www.nt.gov.au/ntt/revenue/

QLD – http://www.osr.qld.gov.au/

SA – http://www.revenuesa.sa.gov.au/

TAS – http://www.treasury.tas.gov.au/

VIC – http://www.sro.vic.gov.au/

WA – http://www.finance.wa.gov.au

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