The best way to invest in property for retirement

Robyn Cott had long-held plans to retire to the country. The 54-year-old accountant from Richmond, in Sydney’s northwest, craved a quieter life on the other side of the Blue Mountains….

Mortgage Discharge Explained

Do you want to sell your home or refinance a loan? In that case, you’ll have to submit a discharge form to your current lender. Learn what you need to do to complete the mortgage discharge process.

How uno helped one family in the middle of a home loan muddle

Finding the right home loan deal in a mountain of complexity Emma Cleary and her husband unexpectedly found their ideal family home in Sydney’s inner west. The find was unplanned…

What the 2017 Federal Budget means for home loan borrowers

Borrowers looking to buy property in Australia’s hottest real estate markets are not likely to see any immediate improvement in home affordability based on an analysis of this week’s Federal…

How uno’s live chat message service helps the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing

Andrew Niklaus, who has been deaf since birth, used uno’s online chat function to find his ideal home loan. This is his story. Working in the disabilities support and childcare industries,…

Is now the right time to lock in a fixed interest rate?

The RBA’s recent commentary is a sobering bulletin for all property investors As an investor or homeowner, you’re probably mindful of the precarious situation the Australian economy is in right…

Upgrade or renovate? How one growing family decided with uno

David and Samantha Jack needed to face up to an issue confronting many couples as their families grow. Should they borrow to renovate and make their home more family friendly…

uno helped slice 11 years off my mortgage

It all started when Ken Smith went looking for a renovator’s special for his eldest son, Brady. The concrete truck driver from Albany Creek, near Brisbane, wanted to borrow about…

The best time to refinance your home loan? Right now.

There’s never a bad time to look at refinancing your mortgage. The best time, though, is when interest rates are at all-time record lows, as they are at the moment….

Is it Risky to Get Your Mortgage Through a Small Lender?

When searching for a mortgage, it’s important to look at the home loans available to you. This can mean exploring second and third tier lenders so that you have a full…

Planning on renovating? Read this first

It’s wise to spend money improving a property’s value but not if you spend so much renovating that you start to overcapitalise. Peter Gearin It’s a riddle for homeowners and…

How can I pay down my home loan faster?

The simplest way to quickly pay down your home loan is to allocate as much income as you can to your mortgage. It sounds easy enough but there are other…