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John Acton

As local mortgage specialists on the Central Coast, we are here for you!

At Mortgage Choice in Tumbi Umbi, we understand the value of satisfied clients. Our objective is to help our clients find the loan that best suits them, from our wide selection of products and lenders, and to make the process of securing that loan as easy as possible.

Once a loan is submitted we are in constant contact with both client and the lender to ensure that the process moves as smoothly as possible and that you are kept informed every step of the way. After settlement, our client contact program ensures that you are kept up to date with movements in the property and lending markets, and our free regular health checks ensure that your loan can be adapted to suit your changing needs.


Franchise Owner/Loans Consultant
John has been involved in mortgage broking business with Mortgage Choice since 2001. Coming from an Education background, John explains everything in clear English without using Jargon or "Bankspeak".

John has been awarded NSW Single Franchisee of the year in 2006 & 2017

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Leanne Dodds

Leanne Dodds

Loans Consultant

Leanne has been with Mortgage Choice Tumbi Umbi for 15 years and comes from a background of over 25 years in the finance industry. Leanne obtains great satisfaction working with clients during their home loan journey and helping them achieve their financial goals.

Leanne has a great rapport with her clients and is known for her sunny disposition and her “can do” attitude and receives positive feedback from clients and lenders alike.  Leanne is married with two children and two Cavoodle puppies. It is a household that keeps her busy. In her downtime, Leanne enjoys time with the family at the beach and enjoys reading a great book to relax and escape.

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Emily is our newest team member at Mortgage Choice Tumbi Umbi, she comes with a wealth of experience in Insurance and Real Estate. Her background in workforce planning & property management shines through with her professional and courteous approach.


Born & bred on the Central Coast Emily is a true Coastie and with her partner Jason they are avid renovators and love spending time at the beach or travelling in their beloved converted Camper “Poppy”


Combining her enthusiasm and passion for finance, Emily looks forward to understanding your needs and finding a suitable loan that suits your requirements.

Amanda Odell

Amanda Odell

Broker Support Officer

Amanda moved to the Central Coast in 2013 with her husband and young family from Sydney in search of a more relaxed lifestyle.

Since moving to the Coast, Amanda started her Mortgage Choice journey at the Gosford office where she was in administration for 4 years but later transferred to the Tumbi Umbi office to be closer to home. Amanda has now been with Mortgage Choice for over 7 years and has over 22 years of experience in administration. With a husband working in Sydney, 3 kids and working full time, Amanda is the master of juggling and organisation.

Amanda is our Broker Support Officer and will be your main point of contact once your loan has been submitted. She will guide you through the process from submission right through to settlement and beyond.

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