With the help of Mortgage Choice, small businesswoman Nicola is enjoying a new home and a fresh lease of life.
When I purchased my first home in Melbourne eight years ago, the support I received from my Mortgage Choice broker was invaluable. So when I made the decision to relocate to the NSW central coast earlier this year, one of the first things I did was pick up the phone and speak with my broker.
This time around things were much more complicated. I'm self-employed, so in addition to selling my Melbourne home and finding a new property interstate, I also had to manage the relocation of my business. There was a lot to juggle and like any self-employed person, I couldn't afford to neglect the business. Mortgage Choice made the process a lot easier – the support of my broker meant one thing I didn't have to worry about was arranging a new home loan.
I was aware that being self-employed meant securing a home loan could be challenging. I had all the necessary financial details to support my application – what I didn't have was the time to visit different lenders and state my case.
That's where Mortgage Choice made such a difference. My broker made it clear what was possible for me in terms of home loan options, and because she has excellent relationships with lenders, my broker was able to discuss my circumstances and complete negotiations on my behalf.
Once we confirmed which loan and lender I wanted to go with, my broker guided me through the paperwork and submitted my application on my behalf. She kept in touch at all times, letting me know what the stage the application was up to, and alerting me to what would happen next. Quite frankly, the support I received from Mortgage Choice meant I could focus on the logistics of moving out of Melbourne, finding a suitable new place on the Coast and migrating my home and business interstate – things that were top of my priority list at that point.
I've been in my new home for several months now and I'm absolutely ecstatic with the outcome. I live in a wonderful coastal area with views across established bushland, I am very happy with my new home loan and I can now once again focus wholeheartedly on my business after months in transition.
Mortgage Choice certainly took the stress out of the entire process. Quite simply, my broker took an otherwise complicated and time-consuming process and made it all so much easier for me.