Customer Stories

Our mission is to make getting a better home loan simpler, more transparent and a remarkable experience for our customers. Buying a home means so much to us all – so it’s a privilege to share the home buying stories of some of our customers here.

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After plugging a few details into uno’s loanScore tool, PJ discovered her home loan rate was almost two percentage points higher than others offered on uno’s panel.
By Hannah Tattersall, July 29th, 2020
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Nearing the end of a fixed loan term with one of the Big 4 banks, Lee and Danny were wondering if there were better loan options available to them. That’s when they stumbled across uno.
By Hannah Tattersall, October 24th, 2019
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Even though our name is uno and our plan is to be Number 1, we work as a team to help our customers.
By Hannah Tattersall, August 22nd, 2019
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Melburnian Nuttakit Lueng has four investment properties in his portfolio. The investor shares how he built his portfolio and the simple strategy that made it all possible on a single income.
By Sarah Megginson, August 3rd, 2018
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“Oftentimes our conveyancer was atrocious with her availability and guiding us as first home owners through the process, so uno would act in that role.”
By Hannah Tattersall, June 25th, 2018
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“Last year when I was thinking about buying a house it seemed so impossible. After talking to Tian and hearing, ‘here are your options’, I knew there was a little bit of hope there; that it was possible.”
By Hannah Tattersall, June 5th, 2018
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From aligning your mortgage repayments with your income, to making lump sum payments, Alex Shoolman shares his tips for paying off your home loan faster.
By Alex Shoolman, May 11th, 2018
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Read how concreter Ken Smith consolidated his loans and shaved $7000 off his mortgage.
By Peter Gearin, May 4th, 2018
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Her first purchase had major structural defects but Anna Porter turned her luck around with a series of subsequent property purchases. What drives her is not wanting to have the world’s biggest mortgage when she retires. “I want to have the lifestyle I want to have in my 40s, not my 70s,” she says.
By Hannah Tattersall, March 27th, 2018
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From London to New York to Sydney, Stuart Archibald has always shot from the hip. In doing so, he’s experienced both wins and losses in the world of property. uno chats to the ad man about buying versus renting, getting through the GFC – and having a baby on the bathroom floor.
By Hannah Tattersall, February 13th, 2018
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An insurance payout at 11 landed Leonie Fitzgerald enough money to go halves in her first property at age 18. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing from there. In the first of uno’s Great Australian Dream series, we chat to the investment strategist about her property highs and lows.
By Hannah Tattersall, January 22nd, 2018
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From a 1970’s two-bedder south of Sydney to an enviable family pad in Coffs Harbour, Cath Fowler’s smart property choices have left her mortgage-free at 34. Here’s how she did it.
By Cath Fowler, December 18th, 2017
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By Peter Gearin, December 18th, 2017
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“All I was doing was servicing my old loan. I didn’t know I was allowed to use the equity to buy other things.”
By Hannah Tattersall, November 20th, 2017
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Like many parents, Christine Freney wanted to help her kids on the path to home ownership. But it’s never been more difficult for young people to secure an affordable home. Find out how uno helped Christine and her son secure the perfect loan – together.
By Peter Gearin, October 6th, 2017
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Sydney-born Damien has taken his lifelong passion for music and technology and found professional success internationally as the founder and CEO of New York-based Blue Pie Records. But as anyone growing a business knows, things can be tricky financially – and Damien decided it was time to face the music on his home loan.
By Peter Gearin, August 18th, 2017
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Robyn Cott had a retirement plan – she would rent out her investment property and pay off her refinanced mortgages quickly while earning two income streams.
By Peter Gearin, August 1st, 2017
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Emma needed help finding the right deal for a complex home loan structure. They had multiple loans from a number of banks and three properties.
By Peter Gearin, June 2nd, 2017
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Andrew Niklaus, who has been deaf since birth, used uno’s online chat function to find his ideal home loan. This is his story.
By Peter Gearin, May 14th, 2017
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It's an issue confronting growing families – borrow to renovate their home or upgrade to a property that better suits their needs straight away?
By Peter Gearin, March 20th, 2017
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uno Home Loans can help any first home buyer, such as 34-year-old David from NSW, get a loan that suits individual needs. See our mortgage calculator.
By Peter Gearin, March 13th, 2017
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Read how concreter Ken Smith consolidated his loans and shaved $7000 off his mortgage.
By Peter Gearin, January 9th, 2017
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