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They hook you up with sugar low rates, then once you sign up they will increase the rates and will inform you those advertised rates are only for "new" customers. Disgraceful.
Best End to End process
Being an online company, I had the best customer experience. It was easy, quick, hassle free and a seamless end to end process. Secondly, communication from Loans.com.Au was outstanding and with minimal documentation. I have been with many other banks earlier but have not seen such a great experience. Thank you to the entire team of Loan.com.Au
Quick and easy process. The team at Loans.com.au were helpful and friendly to deal with. The onTrack portal ensures quick processing of loans. Their app Smart Money once you get the loan is brilliant, and very easy to use. I must say I was dubious at first when I saw the low rate but it was a a very quick process
Great advice and excellent customer service
We had an excellent conversation in regards to our loan objectives with our loansonline advisor. There was clarity in regards to loan structure and rates. We felt comfortable discussing our situation and received great advice.
Very satisfied, pleasant and prompt service
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- Home Loans
- Verified customer
Terrible customer service and incorrect interest rate received
I haven't received the interest rate received I was promised which was 1.99% for all my loans. There was clearly a mistake on their part as I have 3 loans, all now with different interest rates, despite been offered 1.99% which is also detailed on their website. The loans have now settled and they have basically told me there is nothing that can be done. They have formally responded saying they have listened back to my call and 1.99% was never offered, despite when I initially raised my complaint the team member placed me on hold to listen back...top the call and acknowledged that I was offered the interest rate if 1.99% across all 3 loans and that they should be able to "sort it out". Very misleading company, its quite annoying that I have to resort to leaving a review like this to try and prompt them resolve the issue. If you don't give me the interest rate we agree which I'm sure you can easily do, I'm just going to transfer money I have elsewhere to completely fill my offset account so that you get no additional interest at all. You will actually be loosing money as you are holding the loan liability while not getting any interest at all. I have been dealing with [name removed]
Possibly the worst retail experience
From start to almost finish - this has been one of the worst retail experiences I have endured. I have arranged three loans to be refinanced with this crew and the Apps and electronic support have failed (despite several calls to fix it), information requests (typically via the app) have been duplicated and even when messaged have not been removed (potentially slower settlement), the support member allocated to my deal simply doesn't listen. Conversations for Third Party access suddenly stopped. Generally expect different answers from staff m...embers (but occasionally you get a staff member whom you thinks know what they're doing). Staff generally poorly trained and electronic support if terrible. Don't get sucked into the low interest rates - you'll regret it. It has been a long, slow painful experience. After almost 4 weeks, still waiting to hear about an extra $1,200 charged at settlement for two of my three loans.
very bad service once you convert your loan to them
Loans.com.au attract new customers with low rate to start, but once you become their customer, they will ignor your request for refinance, or provide better mortage rates, or discharge forms request. We signed up with loans.com.au since mid 2015, after one year lower rate fix, our fix rate or variable rate has been always more than 1% higher than the equivilent new customer's rate. We requested numerous time, they would not do anything about it. Upon we request to discharge, they keep delay in more than a week to send out discharge form.......while other bank can send out within 60 minutes in same period of time. Their excuses are unacceptable.... eg. the fund that we drawn down when you signed up was in a higher cost, that is why your variable rate will be much higher than current market rates... we need to check a lot before discharge form send out...
- Home Loans
- Verified customer
Need to pass rate cuts being an online lender
I refinanced to LCA few years back, as LCA, being a few online lender at that time, was offering competitive rates. Whilst I felt that they have a reasonably good Customer Service and online user experience (smooth settlement process and quick turnaround time for responding to queries etc.), however when it comes to passing the rate cuts to their customers over the last couple of years, they are not as quick as the other new online/Fintech lenders. Sometimes they pass only a certain percentage of the rate cut and sometimes they don't pass the rate cut at all.
Initially great! But haven’t passed on interest rate cuts! What’s the point??
The customer service was great but I would no longer recommend. They didn’t pass on the interest rate cuts 3 times even though I was on variable. The point of being with them is that they have competitive rates but they are now higher then the big four. Disappointed!
Biggest scammer of your money
Don't let their low rates and promises suck you into applying for a loan with them. You will end up wasting your time and money just for the application process. They only lend to people who have don't have a loan because they will use every little excuse to not approve the loan. After taking 4 weeks, a full financial audit and many times back and forth about reducing my current loan balance before refinancing (which I complied every single time), they are now saying they have problem with my servicability. Really! I have been servicing my loan...s fine in the last 20 years without them. Plus they will charge you valuation fees upfront even though they haven't approved your loans yet which means they won't give it back to you. Have I mentioned if you don't call them to find out what is going on they won't call you? I have never been through such a painful process to get a loan. The biggest scammer, imagine charging 1000 or 10000 customers upfront valuation fees and the use some lame excuse not to approve their loans. How much money would they make and already made from people? Save your time, money, headache and stay away from these guys.
Unethical, unhelpful and purely organised.
I overpay my mortgage, never miss a payment, and have a large mortgage which is safe due to our professions being government. The application process was a joke - sorry but I would love to know how you people think the admin should be done. Literally took 5 times to get documents sorted - 24 hrs application was over a month - apparently, the software was doing it wrong and it took a team to fix it but only on my profile of our mortgage and not on my husband. Then the fiasco of the direct debit which they kept getting the account details wron...g which after 3 month of messing around we told them to stop trying - we sorted it by BPAY. No one year later when they have nothing to do they have brought out an interest rate 0.68% lower than my current rate and they are refusing to let existing customers move to a better rate. - Disgusting. They are also not a bank just some money lender in Queensland. If you want a cheap rate and have zero interaction then go ahead but anyone who expects more than a couple of figures on a page - which is all we want incidentally go elsewhere.
Very happy with customer service. The process to sign up was good being able supply documents online. A little more info regarding the refinancing transactions would have been good to know. Ie, more money then required was drawn to cover any unexpected fees. We then had a 2 week wait from our old lender to give us the purposely overpaid funds which then put straight back on the new mortgage. We understand that process now but would have been good to know that was going to happen ahead of time as at the time we thought it was an error of loans.c...om.au which cost us interest we didn’t anticipate on the additional funds. We have been with Loans.com.au for over a year and are very pleased to have calls answered promptly and answers to our questions quickly. Rates are extremely competitive despite not all rate cuts being passed on in full as happens with other financial institutions. After making the switch I have kept track of our old loan rates, has we not have changed we would be wasting $100 per week (yes per week) on interest. After a number of rate cuts on both the old loan and our current we are now approx $26 better off per week then had we of stayed with our old lender. Love having no account keeping fees and flexibility of redraw facility. The app is the easiest banking app I have used. Thanks loans.com.au for the savings and for having such wonderful staff to deal with. Highly recommended!
Doesn't look after existing customer
First it attracts you with low interest rate and after becoming customer,loan.com.au treat us like we are nothing. I call them everytime when reserve bank cut interest rate but Everytime I here I am getting best interest rate blah..blah..blah . I am normal person and do not understand other than interest rate. My intreset rate is 3.22 variable now and my friend who went with other bank same time when both bank have same interest rate ,her interest rate is 2.69 variable only. What a shame..
Good to start, don't look after existing customers
Since joining Loans.com.au the interest rate for new customers has dropped much lower than existing customers. They are not interested in dropping for existing customers either. Looking to refinance elsewhere.
Bad customer experience, higher rates for existing customers
Avoid these guys, plenty of other lenders
Good 5 years ago, but do not communicate rate changes clearly, would not rectify their mistakes.Worst they have higher rates for existing customers now.
18 months into 30 years
Best rate when we applied, but they don't pass on rate cuts to existing loans, only to new customers, now I'm refinancing away from loans.com.au as they are ~0.5% above the market price. They happily watch customers leave, take your loan to Athena the first time...
A lot low rate then my previous bank
Was easy to change over from my old bank only a month or 2 wait which is normal. Good interest rate. Will see if they pass on the full rate cut as they failed to the last cut.
Its a fantastic rate, great customer service and was so easy to refinance on my own
this was the easiest refinance I have done with a lot of support when needed and has the best rate around, I tried a mortgage broker and he couldn't beat this rate and the process of doing the refinance on my own was easier and quicker than the broker
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Competitive rate and good service
They have offered a competitive rate but the inspection changed didn't waivedoff.
No unexpected costs. Apllication process was easy and interactive with nice tool called ontrack.
Even we can directly call the case officer.
Overall experience was good.
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Questions & Answers
Hi, I currently have a home loan with a credit union in Sth Australia. I have approx $190,000 still owing (with $70,000 in a re-draw account). Without the re-draw, the amount owing would be $260,000. My current interest rate is 2.99%. I saw your advertised rate of 1.99% and wondered if I could re-finance my Home Loan with your company instead? There are no exit fees with my current loan. What would the set up fees be to do this please? Thanks, Anna
Go on web site no set up fees UBank is offering a better rate of fixed 1.75%
When will we find out about rate cuts? I must add I’ll be very disappointed if it isn’t passed on and passed on in full.
Has anybody gotten a fixed interest rate car loan with loans.com.au and their interest rate got suddenly changed during the fixed term loan period ? Are there any hidden fees or suprises on the way because I am on the stage of signing with them but the loan contract seems vague and subject to "changes". Anybody has an experience they want to share?
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