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Discussion in 'Property Finance' started by Onion Knight, 18th May, 2016.

  1. Onion Knight

    Onion Knight Member

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    Hi

    Could someone recommend a good broker located between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, preferably someone I good meet face to face, at least initially.

    Thanks
    O.K.

    PS Would be especially interested in opinions of non-brokers.
     
  2. Steven Ryan

    Steven Ryan Mortgage Broker Business Plus Member

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    Until a non-broker replies, you'll have to do with my recommendation ;)

    @Rolf Latham - he's Gold Coast based, and fantastic. He helped me build my portfolio before I followed in his footsteps.
     
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  3. ellejay

    ellejay Well-Known Member

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    In my experience someone who you meet on skype/phone/email but who actually has time to dedicate to you because they're not over committed is an infinately better option than the opposite. Dustin McMahon at Nectar mortgages, Adelaide is outstanding imho.
     
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  4. JDM

    JDM Well-Known Member

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    I am using @Redom and his communication and knowledge have been excellent. He is not based in Brisbane but I believe he does make trips up there to meet with clients now and then.
     
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  5. Jamie Moore

    Jamie Moore MORTGAGE BROKER - AUSTRALIA WIDE Business Member

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    Another vote for @Rolf Latham - guy is a guru.

    Richard Taylor is also very good.

    Cheers

    Jamie
     
  6. Hodge

    Hodge Well-Known Member

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    I can recommend @Jamie Moore. Not in qld but a great broker and knows his stuff. Face to face is a thing of the past. Email is so much easier these days.
     
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  7. Onion Knight

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    Thanks Folks - I was thinking of Richard Taylor. I was also interested if anyone has worked with Michael Xia?
     
  8. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Some recent clients have used him and have given a good review of his services.

    If distance is no issue, I personally use Corey Batt from the forums here.
     
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  10. Steven Ryan

    Steven Ryan Mortgage Broker Business Plus Member

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    Does working opposite count? :)

    Michael's great.
     
  11. Rolf Latham

    Rolf Latham Inciteful (sic) Staff Member Business Plus Member

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    peops wont get that

    and by the way, its not true right now

    ta

    rolf
     
  12. Fungus

    Fungus Well-Known Member

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    Who's actually working in Rolf's office? Steven and Michael? Any other brokers here?
     
  13. Onion Knight

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    Thanks everyone, I've made contact with two of the highly recommended people from the forum. I'm torn who to go with. Does anyone see any ethical issue with me getting two opinions or should I just pick one?
     
  14. jim1964

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    +1
     
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    tobe Well-Known Member

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    get some opinions by all means, but only proceed with an application for one. And share the opinions between the brokers, it may be that one has thought of something the other hasnt, or overlooked something etc.
     
  16. Rolf Latham

    Rolf Latham Inciteful (sic) Staff Member Business Plus Member

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    For clarity .................

    Mike and Steve rent office space, and run their own secure businesses ( as do we).

    In return I get to rent their " fresh eyes" approach to systems and head space.

    ta

    rolf