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How Peter is saving thousands towards his retirement since refinancing

"The rate I was able to get through Lendi was 3.69%. The rate I believe I was on with the major bank was 4.5%, and that was their special deal!”

Peter from Brisbane had already paid off his first home loan when he bought a townhouse with his wife. They planned to rent out until they were ready to retire.

He and his wife had been with a major bank for 30 years with their first home loan, but Peter wondered if there were better deals elsewhere.

“Our previous experience was with a major bank and that, as far as I knew, was fine but I don’t necessarily think it was fine in hindsight,” says Peter. “We had a home loan with a major bank for 30 years and we were supposedly special customers because they said they were giving us a special deal. Now I know that ‘special’ doesn’t mean that we actually were getting a great deal.”

It was during his research that Peter found Lendi. He says, “the deal I got with Lendi was far superior to what I had with a major bank. The rate I was able to get through Lendi was 3.69%. The rate I believe I was on with the major bank was 4.5% and that was their special deal.”

He was also very satisfied with the Home Loan Specialists that he dealt with. He says, “[Lendi’s] Home Loan Specialists made sure they kept me informed and advised me every step of the way.”

“God only knows how much we would have saved if I’d gone to Lendi earlier."

"The new loan I got from Lendi paid for itself within two months” says Peter. “The spare money I get from Lendi will contribute to my wife and I being able to have some nice holidays.”

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Lendi is a privately owned and operated Australian business. Our mission is to change the way Australians get home loans by providing a faster, smarter and more secure home loan experience designed around the customer’s convenience and needs. Although Lendi compares over 1600 products (2,500+ products including feature and pricing variations) from more than 35 lenders, we don't cover the whole market or compare all features and there may be other features or options available to you. While Lendi is 35% owned by founders and employees, we have also been supported by some great minority shareholders including Bailador, Macquarie Bank Ltd and a number of Australian sophisticated investors. Lendi's board is majority independent and non-executive.
WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the example given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate. The comparison rates are based on a loan amount of $150,000 over a loan term of 25 years. Fees and charges apply. All applications are subject to assessment and lender approval. Quoted rate applies only to PAYG loans with LVR of 80% or less with security in non-remote areas. All applications are subject to assessment and lender approval.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Loan terms of between 1 Year and 40 Years are available subject to lender and credit criteria. Maximum comparison rate will not exceed 14.99% (see comparison rate warning above). Any calculations or estimated savings do not constitute an offer of credit or a credit quote and are only an estimate of what you may be able to achieve based on the accuracy of the information provided. It doesn't take into account any product features or any applicable fees. Our lending criteria and the basis upon which we assess what you can afford may change at any time without notice. Savings shown are based on user inputted data and a loan term of 30 years. All applications for credit are subject to lender credit approval criteria.
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