Cathy Anderson – Principal Mortgage Adviser
M: 0400 012 618
Cathy Anderson is one of Australia’s most successful and recognised mortgage brokers, with a string of awards attesting to her extensive knowledge and expertise, commitment to outstanding customer
service and passion for meeting the needs of her clients.
Cathy has been named Smartline’s Franchise Owner of the Year for five years and Broker of the Year at the Australian Mortgage Awards numerous times. Cathy has also won several Mortgage and Finance Industry Association of Australia (MFAA) awards, including being named MFAA Operator of the Year, the highest accolade in the Australian mortgage broking industry.
Taking her role very seriously, Cathy is a trusted adviser who helps her clients achieve their goals. “I love being able to exceed the expectations of my clients. They initially see me believing that my role will simply be to help them get a home loan for a new property or to refinance but then discover that I can add considerable value to their overall financial situation,” Cathy said.
“In building meaningful and long-term relationships with my clients I am able to assist them to manage their finances to achieve their goals, maximise opportunities and manage any unforeseen challenges.”
Cathy joined Smartline in 2005, opening up the Blackwood office, and has more than 30 years of finance industry experience. She is able to offer the products of all the 25 lenders on the Smartline panel.
Accredited with the MFAA, Cathy has completed her Certificate IV and Diploma in Finance Services (Financing/Mortgage Broking) and RG146 studies.
“I am very grateful for the fact that I have been able to build my business on the referrals of my many satisfied clients and that they feel they can recommend my services with confidence,” she said.
Cathy operates a nationwide service from her office at 2/174 Main Road, Blackwood which is centrally located to surrounding areas including but not limited to Belair, Aberfoyle Park and Flagstaff Hill. The office also has easy car parking for your convenience.
- Australian Broking Awards Residential Broker of the Year Winner 2020
- MFAA Finance Broker Business Award – 2 to 5 Loan Writers SA Winner 2017
- Better Business Awards Best Residential Broker SA Winner 2017
- Better Business Awards Best Residential Broker SA Winner 2016
- Better Business Awards Broker of the Year SA Winner 2016
- Better Business Awards Best Residential Broker SA Finalist 2014
- Australian Mortgage Awards Broker of the Year (Franchise) 2011 & 2012
- Smartline Franchise Owner of the Year SA/NT Winner 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
- Smartline Insurance Champion SA/NT Winner 2020
- Smartline Business Growth Award SA/NT Finalist 2020
- Smartline High Achievement Award Winner 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
- Hall of Fame 2018
- Smartline Client Care Award Winner 2017, 2018
- Smartline Lenders’ Choice Award SA/NT Winner 2007, 2008, 2017
- Smartline Franchise Owner of the Year Winner 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016
- Smartline Business Growth Award SA/NT Winner 2016
- Smartline Marketing Champion Finalist 2014
- Smartline Lenders’ Choice Award Finalist 2014
- Smartline Franchise of the Year Finalist 2014
- Smartline Lenders Choice National Award Winner 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013
- Smartline Lenders’ Choice SA/WA Award Winner 2010, 2012, 2013
- Smartline Marketing Champion Finalist 2011, 2012
- Smartline Lenders’ Choice SA Award Finalist 2011
- Smartline Marketing Champion Winner 2010
- Smartline Client Care Award SA Finalist 2009
- MFAA Operator of the Year 2009
- MFAA Mortgage Broking Business of the Year (2-5 writers) 2009
- AMA Young Gun of the Year Winner 2007
Reece Anderson – Personal Mortgage Adviser
M: 0400 026 217
Clients of Reece Anderson have the benefit of working with a trusted mortgage adviser who is completely dedicated to helping them with a home loan solution that meets their needs now and into the future.
“I pride myself on the fact that I take the time to understand my clients – their goals, needs and lifestyle – and then provide advice that reflects their very individual situation,” Reece said.
“By taking this ‘big picture’ approach from the outset, my clients can be confident that the solution I advise them on will meet their needs now and in the coming years.”
“I’ve worked very hard to develop my industry knowledge in recent years but I understand that’s only one part of being a great mortgage adviser. Just as important is the commitment and passion to really want to make a positive difference for clients and I’m certainly focused on doing that.”
Able to assist a range of borrowers, particularly those making their first move into the property market, either to buy their own home or an investment property, Reece will find the right loan for his clients.
Reece is a key member of the highly successful Smartline Adelaide and Blackwood teams which have won a string of Smartline and mortgage broking awards in recent years.
A licensed broker and accredited with the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), Reece has completed his Certificate IV and Diploma in Finance Services (Financing/Mortgage Broking) and offers a fully mobile mortgage advisory service available to assist clients throughout metropolitan Adelaide.
Samantha Neville – Personal Mortgage Adviser
M: 0467 633 610
Sam is motivated by a genuine desire to help her clients successfully navigate the various stages of their property buying journey.
‘From the initial phase of assessing their lending requirements, right through to the purchase or refinance of their home or property investment, I provide guidance and assistance to ensure every client feels comfortable and confident in their choice of loan product,’ Sam says.
Sam specialises in home and investment loans, and draws on her professional background in real estate to help her clients make informed decisions. ‘I have over 10 years’ experience in the real estate industry, including eight years working for Australia’s largest property website, realestate.com.au,’ she explains.
‘My thorough knowledge of the property industry means I am well placed to assist you in purchasing your dream home. I understand the administrative complexity involved in securing finance, as well as the emotional component of purchasing property. This can be the biggest and most important purchase of your life, so it makes sense to have someone on your side who understands the start and end of the home-buying process.’
Sam is proud to be a key member of the highly successful Smartline Adelaide and Blackwood teams, which have won a string of Smartline and mortgage broking awards in recent years. The Smartline Blackwood office has over 100 years combined lending experience and pride themselves on finding solutions for their clients.
Sam is a long-term resident of Southern Adelaide and has a good understanding of the local market. She is fully mobile and operates from both the Blackwood and Adelaide CBD locations.
Ann-Marie McCormick – Loan Administrator Consultant
Ann-Marie comes to us with many years of banking experience and credit knowledge. Our clients are well looked after by Ann-Marie who keeps everybody informed with timely information and updates on all things financial.
Catherine White – Office Manager
Catherine welcomes everyone who enters the office and will direct your phone calls through to the appropriate member of our team. While managing our client care program she, along with everyone else in our Smartline Blackwood team, will make sure you get the best service possible. She is an enthusiastic & committed member of our team.
Barb Day – Loan Administrator Consultant
Jenny Robinson – Loan Administrator Consultant
Sue Dwyer – Loan Administrator Consultant
We welcome Sue’s wealth of knowledge and expertise from her banking background. Her customer service skills are second to none and Sue is an invaluable support to Cathy and the team at Blackwood.
Sue will process all applications in a prompt and efficient manner, to the various Bank Lending Departments to ensure that each client’s loan submission is approved within the set time frames.