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Smartline named franchising winner for eighth straight year

Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisers has been named as Australia’s top franchise for the eighth consecutive year. Topfranchise.com.au ranked Smartline number one in its latest top 10 list released today (Monday, September 26), following a comprehensive survey of franchisees from franchise systems across the country. Smartline has held the number one ranking since 2009. Smartline took […]

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Congratulations Gavin Tandon – MFAA Excellence Awards – NAB Newcomer of the Year Award (QLD) winner

NAB Newcomer of the Year Award winner , Gavin Tandon and his wife at the MFAA Excellence Awards held recently in Brisbane.  Congratulations to Smartline’s Gavin Tandon who was named NAB Newcomer of the Year for QLD at the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia Excellence Awards held in Brisbane recently. Presented to members of the MFAA who display exceptional practice […]

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Congratulations Cathy Anderson – Broker of the Year (SA)

The team from Smartline Blackwood at the Better Business Summit Awards and Cathy on-stage accepting her award.  Congratulations to Cathy Anderson of Smartline Blackwood who was named Broker of the Year for SA at The Adviser Better Business Summit Awards held in Adelaide recently. These prestigions  Awards recognise South Australia’s leading mortgage professionals. Cathy also took […]

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Congratulations Ian Simpson – Best Regional Broker NSW

Congratulations to Ian Simpson of Smartline Mudgee who took out the award for the Best Regional Broker Award for NSW at The Adviser Better Business Summit Awards held in Sydney recently. Smartline Balmain was also honoured as a finalist in the Best Branded Office Award. Over 500 people gathered at Sydney’s Sofitel ballroom to recognise […]

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Monthly Chances to Win!

Over the next six months, we’re giving away $250 vouchers for Bunnings, Coles, and more in our Smartline Monthly Win competitions. The competitions will run from Wednesday 1st April 2015. Simply Like the Smartline Facebook page and follow the competition post’s instructions each month to enter. As well as providing you with a chance to win great prizes, our Facebook page […]

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A “not-the-newspaper” budget summary

I’m not going to comment on Tuesday’s Budget, there’s plenty of that in the media and lots of Facebook rants to entertain you. What I dislike most though is the slant in the media reporting, depending on which side of the political fence they sit. I have received this summary from Macquarie Bank this morning, […]

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The best mortgage brokers in Australia

We’ve always tried to build our business on what we do rather than what we say. How many businesses have you seen that can genuinely live up to their advertising slogans? Smartline’s plan has always been to grow our business by just taking better care of our clients, no clever “one liners” and no multi […]

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Time and paperwork: leave it to your mortgage broker

Smartline’s mortgage brokers are spending more time preparing loan applications and gathering sometimes hundreds of pages of supporting documentation to secure loans for clients – leaving ‘no stone unturned’. That’s good to know, because there’s a range of factors that can see a loan application being refused.  But, the trend indicates that the more information and […]

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Client stories

Khris Lloyd

25-year-old Khris Lloyd was left in the lurch when his beloved credit union did a backflip on their pre-approval for a run-down...

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Fiona and Jamie Clifford

When young couple Fiona and Jamie decided to build their new home, they knew they could rely on Smartline Personal Mortgage...

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Elly and Nic Marie

It was Christmas Eve 2015 and Elly Marie and her husband Nic were busy with their new baby and planning their upcoming wedding in...

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