Compare IMB home loan interest rates
The table below contains some of the lowest interest rates offered among IMB’s current home loans.
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Established in 1880 as Illawarra Mutual Building Society, IMB is one of the largest customers owned banks in Australia and offers a full range of banking services including home loans, personal loans, bank accounts (savings accounts & term deposits) insurance and more. IMB is a member of the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) and has over 200,000 members in Australia. It also has a growing branch network throughout Illawarra, Sydney, the NSW South Coast, the ACT and Melbourne.
Whether you're a first home buyer, a refinancer or a property investor, IMB has a wide range of home loan products to suit a variety of borrowers' needs.
IMB Bank home loans
IMB offers home loans to owner-occupiers and investors, and across both loan types offers the following home loan products:
- The Budget Home Loan: A variable-rate loan with a discount off the standard variable rate as well as no monthly fees, unrestricted additional repayments and redraws
- The Accelerator Home Loan: A variable-rate loan that comes with an introductory, special rate for two years as well as a 100% offset account
- The Fixed Rate Home Loan: IMB allows you to fix your loan for between one and five years, and you can also make 12 months of repayments in advance without penalty.
IMB also offers other types of loans, such as construction loans for building a home and line of credit loans for things like renovations.
IMB mortgage features
Accompanying IMB’s key home loan products are the following features:
- Fee-free: Various IMB home loans are without certain fees, such as monthly fees, annual fees, application fees, redraw fees etc.
- Split loans: IMB customers can choose to split their loans into different repayment types.
- Offset account: Offset accounts up to 100% are available for certain home loans.
- Redraw facility: Some home loans also come with a redraw facility, allowing borrowers to withdraw extra repayments they’ve made
- Additional repayments: Certain IMB home loans allow you to make unrestricted additional repayments into your home loan, allowing you to pay it off faster.
Not all products will have all of these features. Be sure to consult your broker or home loan specialist from IMB for more details. Check the Ts and Cs for more info on a loan’s fees, charges, interest rates and features
How to apply for a mortgage with IMB
To be eligible to apply for a home loan with IMB, you generally need to:
- Be 18 years old or over
- Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
- Have a regular source of income
- Demonstrate your ability to service the loan
You can apply for an IMB home loan online at www.imb.com.au or by phone on 133 462.
Documents and information needed
To ensure a straightforward application with IMB, you should have the following documents handy:
- A form of identification document (e.g., driver's license, birth certificate, passport)
- Your annual income and estimated assets
- Your estimated expenses and liabilities
- A current email address and mobile phone number
Frequently asked questions
1. How long does it take for IMB to process my home loan application?
The time it takes for an application to be processed can vary, as IMB will need to verify your identity, assess your application in terms of your finances and transfer security of the property. This can be a lengthy process sometimes, often taking several weeks, but an IMB lending specialist should be able to tell you more.
Pre-approval generally takes less time than an unconditional approval. In most cases, you could receive a pre-approval within one business day of completing your application.
2. How does IMB verify my identity?
IMB can verify your identity electronically or over the phone, using the personal details you provided during your application.
3. Why was my IMB home loan application unsuccessful?
Regardless of lenders, your home loan application can be unsuccessful if you don't meet the eligibility criteria or haven't supplied all the documentation required for the process to move forward.