Meet your home loan expert in Carindale, for Camp Hill, Carina and the surrounds

Since 2003, Derek McLeod at Mortgage Choice in Carindale has been helping Brisbane locals access experienced and professional home lending help to achieve their finance goals.

You can be certain you'll always receive the best home loan advice and professional service possible. We are always here to help with your home loan, car loan, insurance, financial planning needs and more.

Talk to us today and let us help you get all of your finances sorted.

Derek McLeod
Derek McLeod
Positive, practical & knowledgeable

Derek's clients often comment that he has a knack for explaining things, which is likely due to Derek's extensive prior experience in education. From that start, Derek was driven by his ambition to start his own successful finance business and use that teaching experience to help his clients.

Ensuring that any questions his clients have are answered in a way that enables them to make informed, and confident decisions, is what Derek is passionate about. 

Extensive mortgage broking experience

After nearly 20 years in the corporate and education sectors, Derek joined Mortgage Choice in March 2003. Since then, Derek has successfully helped hundreds of clients access over $200 million for their borrowing needs.

A highly qualified expert
  • Full Member of the Mortgage Finance Association of Australia (MFAA)
  • Diploma in Financial Services - Finance, Mortgage Broking Management.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Adult and Vocation Education (Griffith University, Brisbane QLD)
  • Associate Diploma in Human Resource Development (Griffith University, Brisbane QLD) 
On a personal level

Away from the business, Derek enjoys spending time with his two daughters and wife, Karen.

Derek loves international and local travel, and has lived all over Australia, as well as in the USA and the UK. Derek has now called Brisbane home for over 35 years.

A cricket fan, Derek has played competitively since the age of 10, and represented South Brisbane Districts CC at grade level for nearly 20 years. He still plays for Souths occasionally in the Brisbane Over 40s cricket competition.

Derek is ready to work hard for you

Always ready to go the extra mile for his clients, Derek takes a 'client for life' approach to his business. You can rest-assured he will be committed to working hard for you from the moment you become a client.

Call Derek today on 0405 150 859 or email him at

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