FAQs

Yes Loans is committed to getting you the finance you need to help you reach your personal goals, whatever they may be. Part and parcel of that is making sure you’re provided with the facts you need to make an informed decision.

Browse our frequently asked questions to find the answers to the questions you want to ask.

Car Loans

What is a car loan, and how do they work?

A car loan is a personal finance product that provides you with the funds you need to purchase a vehicle. The loan is secured against the vehicle, and at the end of the contract the car is yours.

Can I obtain a loan for vehicles for business or commercial use?

Yes you can apply for a vehicle loan if it is for business or commercial use. You can even apply for a Low Doc Business Loan.

Can Yes Loans finance private sale vehicles?

Yes, and as part of our service to you, we will check to see if the car has been written off, stolen, or has money owing on it. All this at no charge to you.

Can Yes Loans help if I buy from a car dealer, but do not want to finance with them?

Yes, there is no obligation to obtain finance through the dealer.

Can Yes Loans help me get finance or a car loan if I have had credit problems in the past?

Yes, subject to meeting lending criteria. At Yes Loans, we are experienced at helping people with previous bad credit.

Does Yes Loans finance used cars?

Yes! We finance both new and preowned vehicles.

Do I have to insure my car?

Yes. It is a mandatory requirement to keep your vehicle comprehensively insured for the full period of the finance agreement.

Who must I insure my car with?

When you finance your car with Yes Loans, we’ll take the time to offer you competitive rates. What’s more, we ensure that your cover is comprehensive. Alternatively, you can shop around for car insurance from your insurance company.

Leisure Finance

What is a leisure loan?

A leisure loan is finance borrowed from a lender that you can use to purchase vehicles or equipment that you use in your leisure time.

What can I purchase with my leisure loan?

There are a host of assets you can purchase with your leisure loan. Examples include motorcycles, boats and caravans.

What is a secured leisure loan?

A secured leisure loan allows the lender to hold the leisure vehicle you’re purchasing or collateral as a security against the loan. This protects the lender in the case you are unable to make the due payments but also means you get access to lower interest rates than an unsecured loan.

Can I get pre-approval on a leisure loan?

Yes. Simply complete our hassle-free online process and you’ll get a fast response from one of our brokers.

I’ve been declined elsewhere, should I try applying with you?

Yes! We say yes more often, and for the right reasons. Our team is on hand to assist you in getting access to the funds you need. Get in touch with us today and find out how we can help you.

How competitive are your rates?

We have built long-lasting relationships and ties with a panel of lenders that have bank-beating interest rates. Even if you have a less than perfect credit history, we may still be able to help.

We do our best to get you approved.

Can I get a leisure loan if I've just started a new job?

This depends on the details of your current work status, work history, credit history and your general circumstances. There are a number of factors involved in the application process, however we do say yes more often. Our loan specialists will work to the best of their abilities to assist you. Get in touch with them today.

If I have bad credit, can I still get a leisure loan?

Each situation with bad credit is different, and we do our best to help you get the finance you need. Contact us today and find out what we can do for you.

Personal Loans

What is a personal loan?

Personal loans are also known as unsecured loans that an individual can take out to meet their financial needs. They are based on your credit history and ability to repay the loan from your income.

How can I apply?

To apply, simply click on this link or get in touch with our loan specialists and they will assist you.

What can a personal loan be used for?

Personal loans can be used for most legal purposes from purchasing a car to financing a wedding.

How much will I pay?

The rate that you will pay is based on how much you want to borrow and your individual circumstances.

How much can I borrow?

It all depends on your income, the reason for the loan, expenses, and the amount you can comfortably repay. The maximum unsecured personal loan is $30,000 and the minimum is $4,000.

Can I make extra payments or repay my loan early?

In most cases, there are no extra charges involved in making additional repayments. However, repaying your loan early may result in the incurring of additional fees, but we do recommend you read your credit contract to be sure. Depending on the agreement with the lender, you could make extra repayments.

Do I need to provide security or a guarantor?

Security and guarantors may be required for some loans, in the event that you default on the loan, the goods secured can be sold (secured loan) or the guarantor asked to pay it off (guarantor loan). For guarantor loans, we recommend the guarantor obtains prior independent legal advice to make sure they are aware of their rights and obligations.

Commercial Loans

What is a commercial loan?

A commercial loan is an arrangement between your business and a financial institution that is used to fund goods, plant, equipment or vehicles used for commercial purposes.

What is collateral?

Collateral is any asset or group of assets that can be offered by you as security against non-payment of a loan. In the event of a default, the asset will be repossessed to satisfy the loan.

Can I get a business loan after bankruptcy?

A bankruptcy in your past doesn’t necessarily prevent you from getting a small business loan. Contact us today and our loan specialists will assist you.

Is there a minimum amount I can borrow?

Yes, Our business loans start from $5000.

Does my loan have to be for a particular use?

The panel of the lenders we work with are usually happy for you to use the proceeds of the loan for any business-related purpose as long as it is legal. We regularly provide finance solutions for:

  • General equipment
  • Company cars or commercial vehicles
  • Cash flow
  • Shop fittings or new technology
  • Loan refinancing
  • Debt repayment
  • Trucks
What information is needed to begin the loan process?

The easiest way to begin the process is to simply fill out our online application by clicking on the apply button or contact us, and our experienced customer services team will assist accordingly.

Insurance

What is insurance?

Insurance is an arrangement by which a company provides you, the policyholder, with the guarantee of compensation or financial protection of an asset against specified loss, damage, illness, or death in return for payment of a specified premium.

What is an ‘excess’?

An excess is an agreed amount of money that you are liable to pay in the event of a car insurance claim being settled.

What kind of insurance do you offer?

Yes Loans offers insurance for sickness and accidents, your car, gap or shortfall insurance, warranties and loan protection. Our team is always on hand to explain our insurance in detail. Get in touch with them today for more.

Why do you need auto insurance?

It is a loan condition of all the lenders we deal with that the vehicle being financed is comprehensively insured.

Comprehensive insurance offers protection for fire, theft and collision damage.

How much insurance do I need?

The amount of insurance and even the type will vary from individual to individual.

The minimum and only compulsory insurance is comprehensive cover for the purchase price of your vehicle.

What determines my premium?

There are a number of factors that contribute to how much you pay for insurance. These include:

  • The make and model of the car you drive
  • How much you drive and your driving record
  • Age and gender
  • The area you live in

General / Other

Where is Yes Loans located?

Our head office is located at 263 Albany Highway, Victoria Park, Western Australia, WA 6100

How old must I be to apply for a loan?

You must be at least 18 years old to apply for a loan.

Can I get pre-approval on a loan application?

Yes, if you receive pre-approval on your loan it is valid for 30 days.

Are the loans fixed or variable interest rate loan?

The interest rate is fixed for the term of the loan, so no interest rate rises.

Does Yes Loans have access to unsecured loans?

Yes, we have a number of financiers that will lend on an unsecured basis.

I am living in WA on an overseas visa - can I apply for a loan?

Yes, but the loan term can only be for the remaining term on your visa (e.g. If the visa is for 5 years and you have already been here for 24 months, then the maximum loan term is 3 years).

Do I need to have a deposit ready when I'm applying?

Often no. A deposit may be required depending on previous credit history or the value of the goods being financed.

Does Yes Loans provide loans to self-employed or contractors?

Yes, we have low doc loans available to self-employed and contractors that have an ABN number.

Does Yes Loans have access to other finance besides car loans?

Yes, we have access to boats, trucks, caravans, plant, equipment, computer, motorcycles and personal loans. These loans can be used for personal or business use.

What is a credit rating?

Banks and other financiers will use a credit score to help determine whether they will lend you money. Your credit score is partly determined by your stability (how long you have been at your address and employment). Defaults, court writs and summons also have a negative impact on your rating. The number of enquiries you make will also impact your credit score. The more enquiries over 12 month period can lower your score.