Target Market Determination - HomeStart Home Loan

Target Market Determination - HomeStart Home Loan

Target Market The HomeStart Loan is ideal
for customers who want to:
  • buy an established home;
  • purchase land;
  • buy a newly completed home;
  • construct a home; or
  • refinance an existing home loan
Ideal for customers who want:
  • Standard Variable Rate
  • Fixed Interest Rate (1, 2 or 3 years)
  • Split Interest Rate (total minimum loan is $50,000 and each portion of the split facility must have a minimum of $20,000)
Conditions For customers to be eligible for a HomeStart Home Loan, they must meet the following conditions:
  • Customers must be 18 years of age or over
  • Customers must be an Australian citizen, have permanent residency status or have any acceptable class of visa
  • Security for the loan must be located in South Australia
  • Customers must have regular income (this can include Centrelink benefits)
  • Not an undischarged bankrupt
Restrictions HomeStart is required to be the first mortgagee on all properties used as security for HomeStart loans.
  • Maximum loan: $850,000
  • Minimum loan: $10,000
  • Maximum LVR: 95%¹
Availability of Secondary / Deposit and Fee Assistance products:
  • Advantage Loan
  • Shared Equity Option
  • Starter Loan
  • Wyatt Loan
Origination channels:
  • HomeStart Finance
  • Accredited Brokers
Circumstances when TMD no longer appropriate
  • Product has been removed from distribution
  • Review trigger event occurs
  • HomeStart has been notified of a significant dealing event
Review period
  • Initial review – 3 months from date of first issue
  • Periodic review - biennial from initial review (or earlier if product altered)
Complaint notification
DDO Reporting
Distributors will report if they become aware of a significant dealing event in relation to this TMD, within 10 business days.
Identification information Effective Date 1 July 2023. R/21/1252060

¹ Non-Graduate first home buyers constructing a new home with a Partner Builder have a maximum LVR of 98%. 

Important Information about TMD’s

A TMD is not intended to provide you with financial advice.

The information in a TMD does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs and before making any decision you should refer the relevant Terms & Conditions and Fees & Charges information and other supplementary documents, such as the Key Fact Sheet to consider whether the product is appropriate for you.

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