Why choose Mortgage Choice Buderim and Sunshine Coast

No matter who you are, purchasing a property can be a stressful experience. That's why our team of mortgage brokers aim to make this process as easy as possible. 

When it comes to finance, we want you to know that you have made the right decision in choosing a team of mortgage brokers that are highly qualified, and have a wealth of local property knowledge for the Sunshine Coast.

Linda and her team are passionate about what they do. We don't believe that there is anyone more qualified or suited to assisting you with your decision to purchase property or secure finance.

Why Mortgage Choice Buderim

We all chose to work for Mortgage Choice because of the integrity that comes with the brand.

Unlike most other mortgage brokers, Mortgage Choice consultants are paid the same commission from every one of our 28 lenders when you get a residential home loan. This means that no matter what, we only have your interest at heart.

With our panel of more than 28 lenders including most of Australia's leading banks, building societies and credit unions, our mortgage brokers have hundreds of loans to compare to find the right one for your unique situation.

Please meet our team

Linda Ireland

Linda Ireland

Ph: 0414 012 714

Email: linda.ireland@mortgagechoice.com.au


Linda is the owner and Principal of Mortgage Choice, Buderim.


Linda has a degree in business from Charles Sturt University, and holds a Diploma in financial planning. 


Having an accounting background, Linda works closely with some of the Sunshine Coasts most successful accounting firms, and is responsible for coaching hundreds of investors with large property portfolios.


She also practices what she preaches, having accumulated a personal property portfolio of nearly 20 properties in 10 years.

Matt Ireland

Matt Ireland

Ph:  0413 999 951

Email:  matt.ireland@mortgagechoice.com.au


Matt is an owner and Principal of the business, and has been mortgage broking for 11 years, following a long history in the finance industry.


His keen personal interest in property investment has led to coaching many of his clients in developing their own property portfolios.


Proper structure and forward planning can see clients save many thousands of dollars, and help to accelerate their investment strategies.

Kaia Hunter

Kaia Hunter

Ph: 0414 891 931

Email: kaia.hunter@mortgagechoice.com.au


Kaia is passionate about helping people reach their property ownership goals.


Whether it's buying a first home or building a property portfolio, she works with her clients each step of the way, and has a client for life approach.An investor herself, and with a love for property - it gives her great pleasure seeing her clients achieve their dreams.


As partner in the Mortgage Choice Buderim business, Kaia aims to touch as many people as possible, educating them on the benefits of property investment, in particular women and already has her school-aged daughter saving for her first purchase.

Pete Solomon

Pete Solomon

Ph: 0413 999 953

Email: pete.solomon@mortgagechoice.com.au


Pete commenced his finance career back in 2006 with Mortgage Choice in Buderim. He has spent the last couple of years gaining valuable experience and knowledge working for some of the big 4 banks, and most recently left Westpac Premium as a Relationship Manager to come back to his finance stomping ground here at Mortgage Choice.


“The decision was quite a simple one to return to Mortgage Choice” – having access to a large panel of lenders plus being a valued partner in this successful business continues to add strength, certainty and comfort to his clients knowing he will be around for the long term.


Pete gets a buzz out of helping people from all walks of life, going the extra mile and is well known for his professionalism.


Pete, with his wife Michelle are kept extremely busy with their 3 daughters who are all currently attending High School.

Debbie Hard

Debbie Hard

Ph:  (07) 5476 9333
Email:  debbie.hard@mortgagechoice.com.au
Debbie is our Senior Loan Administrator, and is responsible for ensuring our clients loan applications are processed accurately, and meet all required timeframes. Her focus is to ensure each clients experience is exceptional, and she goes above and beyond to achieve this.
Debbie has more than 29 years experience in the Finance industry, 13 with Mortgage Choice.
In her own words, Debbie is like a dog with a bone, she will do everything her power to ensure clients loans are processed as smoothly, quickly and stress free as possible.
When she's not looking after our valued clients, she loves running, mountain biking and being outdoors.
Mikaleigh Pickles

Mikaleigh Pickles

Ph:  (07) 5476 9333

Email:  mikaleigh.pickles@mortgagechoice.com.au


Mikaleigh is our Senior Loan Administrator and is dedicated to delivering outstanding customer service.


Mikaleigh is a gun and excelled from junior to senior loan administrator within her first year with us at Mortgage Choice Buderim. 

A keen golfer, Mikaleigh was on the Ameteur Pro Golf circuit before she turned her hand to the finance industry. 

Tess Pitcher

Tess is our newest member of the Mortgage Choice Team. Tess joins the team as a Senior Support Administrator. Tess comes with a vast amount of experience in management and communications. 

Tess brings to the office and our customers an exceptional high level of care and attention.

If you're lucky enough to have any dealings with Tess she'll have you in fits of laughter with her infectious personality.

Cherie Cullen

Ph:  (07) 5476 9333

Email:  cherie.cullen@mortgagechoice.com.au


Cherie is our Senior Broker Assistant.


Cherie is responsible for submitting loan applications to the lenders and her attention to detail ensures a speedy approval.


She has worked in the finance industry for over 12 years and holds a Diploma of Mortgage Broking.


She enjoys reading, music and spending time with her family. 

Lucie Prochazkova

Lucie Prochazkova

Ph:  (07) 5476 9333

Email:  lucie.prochazkova@mortgagechoice.com.au


Lucie joins the Mortgage Choice Team as Matt Ireland's Broker Assistant.


Originally from Czech Republic, Lucie is now living and making a life on the  Sunshine Coast where she moved to in 2003.

Lucie has travelled the world, speaks 3 languages and is driven by a genuine interest in property.
At 23, Lucie owns 2 properties and continues to build her property portfolio.
Hannah Gardner

Hannah Gardner

Ph: (07) 5476 9333

Email: hannah.gardner@mortgagechoice.com.au


Hannah has a double degree in Business and Professional Communication from CQ University, a Diploma in Customer Service Management and a Cert 4 in Training & Assessment.


Hannah brings over 8 years of corporate marketing, public relations, communications, customer service strategy, business development, sales and real estate experience to Mortgage Choice.


Hannah bought her first property when she was 21 and is passionate about the customer experience.

Hayley Wyatt

Ph: (07) 5476 9333

Email: hayley.wyatt@mortgagechoice.com.au


Hayley is our Client Services Manager in Financial Planning and is motivated by providing the best possible customer experience for our clients.

Having worked in Adelaide, Darwin, Brisbane and now the Sunshine Coast, Hayley has 10 years of experience within the Financial Planning industry and is a specialist when it comes to financial planning support for our clients, and the team at Mortgage Choice. 
Hayley holds a Diploma in Financial Planning and is studying towards her Advanced Diploma.
Outside of work Hayley enjoys travelling, surfing and hiking.

Zoe Fisher

Zoe Fisher

P:  (07) 5476 9333


Zoe was the Executive Assistant to some of Australia's most prominent CEO's. After relocating from Sydney Zoe helps out from time to time in an executive assistant role to Matt and Linda.

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