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ME Bank Home Loans

ME Bank Home Loans

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Alex
AlexSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Worst bank experience in 25 years

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeFixed Rate
  • Loan Start DateJune 2019
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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Customer service does not exist

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When trying to close out mortgages there is always a delay even after being given six weeks notice. Each time they have blamed someone else however taking the opportunity to charge the extra interest. This has happened three times. It appears to be a trend.

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeFixed Rate
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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Heath
HeathSydney
  • 6 reviews
  • 7 likes
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Frustrating customer service

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeFixed Rate
  • Loan Start DateOctober 2017
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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D Taranto
D TarantoSydney, NSW
  • 4 reviews
  • 4 likes

Hopeless customer service at this bank!

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I am now refinancing with another bank after the poor I received from Me Bank last year. I have a home investment loan with them which I had to pause repayments during Covid restrictions. Due to the poor training of their call centre staff, I was treated like I was in default and you always wait at least 20 minutes to talk to someone. I lodged a complaint with the banking ombudsman and in the end, they offered $200 to settle my complaint.

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeFixed Rate
  • Loan Start DateNovember 2015
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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Melissa
MelissaPerth, WA

Would not recommend an investment loan

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Loyal customer for 5 years tried to negotiate lower rates as paying well above average. Interest free period has also ended. Was advised that it would be easy to reapply for interest only, but rejected. So now stuck paying high rate and principle. I have a second loan with another bank that I am paying a significantly lower rate with and interest only. ME Bank have passed on a small cut, but interest rates are already high so still well above a fair amount. I would never recommend this bank to anyone, my broker can't even deal with them anymore so I have had to myself.

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeFixed Rate
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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Worst bank and customer service

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Did a construction loan with ME Bank, sent application through for stage one payment as well as requested documents for the bank to be told it’s been completed and funds will be in building account in 24 hours to then receive a call a week later saying we can’t pay the builder due to a discrepancy with no explanation or detailed reason why. I have been calling everyday for the past month to be told the same thing over and over again that a team leader will call me, I am get to receive any phone call from the team leader or any explanation of what is going on even though we have settled the loan more then 2 months ago. Do not waste you time with this bank!

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeVariable Rate
  • Loan Start DateAugust 2020
  • Loan used forHome Construction
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Herb M.
Herb M.
  • 10 reviews
  • 6 likes

Good initial offer BUT difficult and extremely time consuming communications

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For an investment property loan ME was absolutely a pain to deal with. At the end of my initial term I wanted to continue with interest only payments. I submitted many documents over after their many requests over several weeks then to be rejected.

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeVariable Rate
  • Loan Start DateJanuary 2017
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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alison98
alison98Perth, WA
  • 4 reviews
  • 10 likes

Call centre staff rude and incompetent

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeVariable Rate
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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David
DavidSydney, NSW
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes
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ME Bank is becoming more like a lender of last resort - Beware

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Have a loan that's just come off its fixed rate and been a customer of ME bank for 5 years. No problems of note in that time. However was recently confronted by a smug, condescending individual on the phone that showed zero empathy and willingness to assist. Basically it seems ME will hook you in with decent, even low rates then hit existing customers with higher than acceptable rates at first opportunity. I went from 3.69% fixed for 3 years to now, 4.20% variable P&I!! This is in an environment where the official cash rate is 0.75% people! They are refusing to budge and my only option is: fix now or else. I know which option I'll be taking and will vote with my feet. Such a pity because I didn't contemplate leaving.

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeVariable Rate
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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J Hwang
J Hwang
  • 2 reviews
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Great/easy refinancing as a new customer, absolute nightmare when you discharge the mortgage

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Mebank were one of the easiest bank to refinance and sign up with. Even when they got their rates wrong, they were prompt to rectify the fault. 5 stars for the sign up and interest rate, they were very good!

However, all good things must come to an end, unfortunately we had to refinance and it was sad leaving a great bank. The mortgage discharge team was poor, probably insufficient staffing. Their lawyers (Galilee) were poor in communication, the discharge took them over 40 days to complete. What annoys me the most is that after 3 weeks of refinancing with the new bank, Mebank still cannot generate a account closure letter!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1 star

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  • Incentivised Review No
  • Loan TypeVariable Rate
  • Loan Start DateJune 2017
  • Loan used forInvestment Property
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Questions & Answers

EyeDee
EyeDeeasked

Hi. which one is quicker - processing a new construction loan or processing our release paper?

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ME (Members Equity) Bank
Digital S.ME (Members Equity) BankSend a private message

Hi there! So that we can follow these matters up for you, can you please give ME a call on 13 15 63. - Jeremy

Sam D.
Sam D.asked

once you approve a home loan how long before i get the loan documents to sign? & then how long does it take for my refinance from my existing lender (choicelend) to go through? thanks

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