Loan Reduction Calculator
Calculate how making extra repayments and using an offset account can save you time and money off your home loan
The calculator also compares monthly, fortnightly, weekly and interest only mortgage repayments.
If you are unsure on what figure to insert there are instructions below
If you need help with this calculator please do not hesitate to contact us.
Compare home loan lenders interest rates, fees and products side by side. All the mortgage calculations are done for you.
Mortgage calculations such as repayment amount, fees, comparison rate and total cost of loan are all done for you in a side by side comparison
1. Loan Amount - Estimate of how much you would like to borrow - not sure find out how much you can borrow
2. Number of Years - Enter the number of years to pay the loan
3. Fixed or Intro Term (optional): Insert the fixed rate term in years or the introductory rate or honeymoon period. Expressed in years
4. Fixed or Intro Term Interest Rate (optional) - Insert the fixed interest rate term or the introductory rate or honeymoon period.
5. Ongoing Interest Rate - Insert the interest rate. If there is a fixed or introductory period insert the interest rate after the period has ended.
6. Repayment Frequency - Choose monthly, fortnightly, weekly or interest only and the repayments result will reflect your repayments for that period. Note that interest only payments are calculated per month. Click the following link if you would like to use a specific interest only mortgage calculator.
7. Application Fee - Insert the total upfront fees for the loan
8. Monthly Fees - Insert the ongoing monthly fee if applicable to the loan
9. Yearly Fees - Some lenders charge an annual fee for loans
10. Discharge Fees and or Early Exit Fees - Most lenders charge an discharge of mortgage fee between $150 and $900 when your mortgage has been discharged. Insert early exit fee penalties if you discharge your loan within the first 3 to 5 years.
11.Total Fees - This includes all the upfront, ongoing and exit fees associated with your loan.
12. Intro or Fixed Repayments- This is your monthly, fortnightly, weekly or interest only repayments for a fixed rate loan or introductory rate loan
13. Ongoing Repayments - This is your monthly, fortnightly, weekly or interest only repayments for the loan. If there is a fixed or introductory period then these are the repayment after the period has expired.
14. Interest Paid - This is the total interest paid over the term of the loan without making extra repayments, interest rate changes or using an offset facility.
15. Total Cost of Loan - This is the total cost of the loan and it includes all the upfront, ongoing and exit fees for that loan.
16. Extra Repayments - Insert the projected extra payments to be made over the life of the loan
17. Offset Accounts - Insert the average amount in savings you can add to your loan. It assumes that this is the average amount saved over the life of the loan. to learn more there is an article on offset accounts
18. New Total Interest Paid - After making extra repayments and using the offset this is the new total interest payment.
19. Interest Saved - This is the interest saved by using offset and extra repayments
20. New Loan Term - This is the new loan term when making extra repayments and using the offset account
21. Years Saved - This is the total number of years saved when making extra repayments and using the offset account
This is an estimate only. It is provided for illustrative purposes only and is based on the accuracy of information provided. It does not constitute a quote. Results are based on amortised scheduled repayments and, once any discount or fixed rate period expires, applies the current variable rate for the remainder of the loan term. All applications for credit are subject to lenders normal credit approval criteria.