Steven Nestor – Personal Mortgage Adviser
Mobile: 0412 956 738
Steven Nestor became a member of Smartline (formerly The Mortgage Gallery) in 1992. He brought with him 17 years of banking and finance experience.
Steven found his niche at Smartline helping people achieve their lifetime goal of property ownership. He uses his financial talent to guide his customers through the transaction of buying their home or investment property and finds the ideal lender to suit their needs.
Stevens dedication to his clients is a reflection of his dedication to his family and community. A husband and father of two daughters, Steven also volunteers in beach patrols and has been a member of the Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club for the past 20 years. In his free time he is an avid golfer and a member of the Lakelands Golf Club in Wangara.
- Smartline High Achievement Award 2014
- Smartline Hall of Fame Member Inducted 2004
Harrie Swanson – Personal Mortgage Adviser
Mobile: 0412 988 055
Harrie Swanson has a wealth of knowledge from over 20 years of experience in the finance and mortgage industry, and it shows. He readily uses his experience to benefit his clients, for they are his number one motivation to succeed.
In addition to his professional expertise, Harrie excels as a people person, capable of helping his clients understand the complete loan process.
When asked what he stands for as a professional Finance Manager, he easily responds, “I take my client by the hand, from application to settlement and beyond.” His goal is to assure that the entire home loan experience is smooth and stress free.
Harrie takes care of his clients. So much so, that most of his clients not only return again and again, they refer their friends and associates. He’s now at the point in his career where his existing clients are sending their children to him! All because of Harrie’s exceptional ability to successfully meet his clients’ individual needs.
Harrie is a full member of MFAA (Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia), and an Associate Member of the Institute of Financial Services. Not only does Harrie have lasting relationships with clients, he also has built long-term relationships with lenders. He knows how to see “outside the box” to work with various lenders, and he knows how to package the application in its most erudite form.
As for whom Harrie Swanson is outside of finance, he is married with a son and daughter, enjoys inspiring conversations with friends, training at the gym, and someday plans to learn to fly a plane. As a family man, he understands why his services are so very important to people and their families, and why they rely on him. And this is truly why Harrie is in Smartline Hall of Fame.
- Smartline High Achievement Award 2014
Gjoko Kotaleski – Personal Mortgage Adviser
Mobile: 0478 095 325
With a passion for providing exceptional service, backed by a sound knowledge of the loans market, Gjoko is dedicated to helping his clients achieve financial wellbeing.
‘There are so many different products and policies available to home buyers, and navigating the various options without expert guidance can become overwhelming,’ he says. ‘I offer clients a cohesive, end-to-end service, from preliminary advice right through to settlement, aimed at taking the stress out of finding the right mortgage.’
Gjoko’s work ethic is built around professionalism, integrity and empathy. ‘Understanding how to help clients begins with being a great listener. By taking the time to find out about their needs, wants and objectives, I am able to advise them on solutions that can will work for their situation and help them attain these goals.’
Proactive and details-focused, Gjoko always puts his clients first and goes the extra mile to ensure their loan application moves through swiftly and with a minimum of fuss.
Gjoko holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Banking, and currently specialises in assisting clients with home loans – owner occupier and investment, new purchases and refinancing. He is fully mobile right across the Perth Metropolitan area.
Laurice Quigley- Personal Mortgage Adviser
As a personal mortgage adviser, Laurice’s priorities are to always put her client’s best interests front and centre, and to help them achieve their financial goals.
‘Providing great friendly service is about being a good listener, offering upfront and honest lending advice, and ensuring I find a suitable loan for each clients’ unique needs and objectives,’ she says.
Laurice has worked in the lending industry since 2012 and understands that applying for finance can be a stressful and daunting time for borrowers. She counters this by being reliable and leading her clients through the mortgage process with care, making sure they understand exactly what’s happening and when. ‘By keeping in check with clients, I make sure it’s stress-free for them,’ she says.
She has a sound knowledge of the various loan products and structures, as well as banking procedures and compliance. ‘I worked as a PA for two mortgage brokers for eight years, completing all the facets of mortgage broking from interviewing and completing and finalising loans,’ Laurice explains. ‘I’ve been the compliance officer for these brokers for the past five years and with so much hands-on experience, I have a full understanding of all facets of lending.’
Laurice’s industry experience is complemented by her formal qualifications: a Diploma in Mortgage Broking and a Bachelor of Creative Industries – Advertising & Media. She is also a member of MFAA.
Laurice can assist with all types of loans and offers a mobile service across Perth metro and the surrounding areas.