What items do you need to organise before attending a loan appointment?

Most lenders tend to have similar processes to enable assessing client’s loan applications. As a result, leads to similar original documents being proved to enable the loan application process is not stalled, once lodged.

The following lists are a starting guide for gathering the required original documents so to ensure you have the quickest process with little or no hiccups with the lenders credit assessor.

The list is provided as a guide only. Hence, your personal circumstances may require less or more of the following list.

Personal identification

  • A current Passport or Birth Certificate
  • Driver’s Licence. (Please note if these documents are in your maiden name, you will also need to provide a copy of your Marriage Certificate.)
  • In addition, other documents that will be useful: a Medicare card, Credit card, ATM/Debit card, Council Rates Notice, Pensioner Concession card, Health Care card, Tertiary Student ID card.

Income details

  • The three most recent payslips from your employer. (Ideally these will show the company name, number of payslip and year-to-date income figure).
  • The most recent Group Certificate from your employer.
  • Also, your most recent ATO assessment notice. E.g. loan application for December 2017 requires the 2017 ATO NOA (notice of Assessment).
  • In addition, personal Savings account showing pay regular deposits form your employer- up to 6 months statements.

If self-employed:

  • The last two year’s personal and business tax returns and ATO assessments.
  • Other income details

You may also need:

  • Rental income statements or bank accounts showing rental income for any investment properties
  • Proof of share dividends or interest earned
  • Centrelink letter confirming family tax benefits
  • Centrelink letter confirming permanent government pensions
  • Private pension group certificate or statement
  • Proof of any other regular, ongoing income.

Additional documents for refinancing

  • Documentation on your existing loan including the date the loan commenced, loan period and any financial penalty payable if you exit the loan early
  • Statements for the last six months for any existing home loans and personal loans
  • The most recent Council Rates Notice and building insurance policy on the property or properties being offered as security.
  • Credit cards
    • If you have credit card debt, statements for the last six months.
    • If you don’t owe anything on your credit card, the most recent three months statement.

Additional documents if you already own a home

  • Statements for the last six months for any existing home loans or personal loans
  • Your most recent credit card statement
  • Copy of the Contract of Sale for the property you’re buying
  • Statements for the last six months to show your savings/investment history. (This could include share certificates, savings account statements, term deposit statements, etc.)
  • If other funds are being used for the purchase, evidence showing where the funds are held.
  • If other funds are being given to you, which are not already in your bank account, you will need a Statutory Declaration from the person giving you the money.

Additional documents for First Home Buyers

  • Statement of your First Home Saver Account, if you have one.
  • Statements for the last six months to show your savings/investment history. This could include share certificates, term deposit statements, etc. Must reveal regular savings pattern.
  • If other funds are being used for the purchase, evidence showing where the funds are held.
  • If other funds are being given to you, which are not already in your bank account, you will need a Statutory Declaration from the person giving you the money.
  • Your most recent credit card statement.
  • Copy of the Contract of Sale for the property being purchased.
  • Your last 6 months rental statements also used as a proof of savings and commitment.

Additional documents for investors

If you already have investment property:

  • Evidence of income such as rental statements.
  • A copy of the tenancy lease.
  • A Council Rates Notice.
  • A letter from a property manager indicating likely rent for the new property.
  • Statements for the last six months to show your savings/investment history. This could include share certificates, term deposit statements, etc.
  • If other funds are being used for the purchase, evidence showing where the funds are held.
  • If other funds are being given to you, which are not already in your bank account, you will need a Statutory Declaration from the person giving you the money.
  • Your most recent credit card statement.
  • Also, a copy of the Contract of Sale for the property being purchased.

Additional documents for borrowers seeking a construction loan

  • A copy of a valid builder’s fixed price tender, including all specifications.
  • A copy of Council approved plans.
  • Statements for the last six months to show your savings/investment history. This could include share certificates, term deposit statements, etc.
  • Evidence showing where the funds are held, if other funds are being used for the purchase
  • If other funds are being given to you, which are not already in your bank account, you will need a Statutory Declaration from the person giving you the money.
  • Your most recent credit card statement.
  • Also, a copy of the Contract of Sale for the property being purchased

Our Professional team will help you with your specific requirements for the selected lenders application. Keeping you informed during the loan assessment process through to a decision outcome.