Big Deal

  • A big deal: Thuy Hook

    It should have been a straightforward deal: an equity release to fund cosmetic renovations. However, a strange interpretation of credit policy left these borrowers in the lurch – which is when broker Thuy Hook stepped in to save the day

  • A big deal: Mary Sartinas

    For Mary Sartinas, director of Affiliate Finance & Property, this clunky development finance deal presented some big challenges – but her creative solutions got her borrowers out of a pickle

  • A big deal: Nicola Tucker

    Nicola Tucker, director and finance broker at Surf Coast Finance, took on this relatively straightforward commercial finance deal at the beginning of March – and then the pandemic hit

  • A big deal: Raj Sarin

    Raj Sarin, head of investment finance at in Synergy Property Wealth Advisory, shares how feeling ‘stuck’ in your financial situation can be a matter of perception

  • A big deal: Ken Stephens of KT Financial Services by Ken Stephens

    Consolidating debts is fairly straightforward, but this amalgamation of over a dozen facilities surprised even this long-time broker

  • A big deal: Luke Heavey by Luke Heavey

    A stable career and strong income doesn’t mean approval is a shoe-in, explains senior finance consultant at Orium Finance

  • A Big Deal: David Thurmond by David Thurmond

    Owner-manager of Mortgage Choice in Berwick says his deal for an investor with multiple cross-securitised properties takes the cake for complexity

  • A Big Deal: Nancy Youssef by Nancy Youssef

    Nancy Youssef, founder and director of Classic Finance, found herself on the other side of the world when dealing with a client’s complex needs – and then things really went pear-shaped

  • A Big Deal: Charlie Loveridge by Charlie Loveridge

    When it comes to buying or selling a home, good preparation is key. Charlie Loveridge, senior credit adviser at Shore Financial, explains why it’s important to ensure homebuyers negotiate a lengthy settlement so they have enough time to sell other assets before taking out a new loan

  • A Big Deal: Tony Caab by Tony Caab

    Tony Caab, adviser at Smartline, explains why it's important to prepare for a high level of scrutiny when assessors review your applications, and why utilising your BDM and credit scenarios team is key to minimising credit surprises