Borrowing power calculator - How much can I borrow?

This calculator estimates your borrowing power based on your income, financial commitments and loan details entered. This can be used in conjunction with our loan repayment calculator to help you to work out your repayments based on the amount you wish to borrow.

Borrowing Power


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2. Income and Expenses

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3. Your Affordability

Your Monthly Position
  • Home Loan Repayment
  • Total Expenses
  • Remaining

You may be able to borrow between

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Working out how much you can borrow

Want to find out how much you might be able to borrow for a home loan? Our borrowing power calculator gives you an initial estimate of what a lender may be willing to lend to you.

This is a handy step to take before you contact your mortgage broker so that you can see the effect different interest rates and loan periods will have on the amount of money you can borrow, the total interest you pay and your estimated monthly loan payments.

By entering the length of the mortgage, your salary (plus additional salary if you’re looking to co-purchase), your expenses and the number of any dependants you may have, the calculator will assess your borrowing power based on your earnings and other financial commitments.

Make sure you enter realistic figures to get a more accurate picture of what you can comfortably afford to borrow. You’ll want to ensure that you don’t end up overstretched or struggling to meet your repayments. To work out different rates of repayments, pair this calculator with our home loan repayment calculator.

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The results from these calculators are an approximate guide only and do not constitute specialist advice. The calculations used should not be relied upon for the purposes of entering into any legal or financial commitments.

Disclaimer - Borrowing power: The borrowing amount is a guide only. Loan repayments are based on the lowest interest rate (either standard variable or 3-year fixed rate, owner occupier) from our lender panel over a repayment period of 30 years. Rates and repayments are indicative only and subject to change. The results from this calculator are an approximate guide only and do not constitute specialist advice. The calculations used should not be relied upon for the purposes of entering into any legal or financial commitments.

Disclaimer - Loan Repayments: The lowest interest rate from our lender panel is either standard variable or 3-year fixed for an owner-occupier. Rates and repayments are indicative only and subject to change. The results from this calculator are an approximate guide only and do not constitute specialist advice. The calculations used should not be relied upon for the purposes of entering into any legal or financial commitments.