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Marvin Coleman

Mortgage Broker for Oakleigh, Carnegie, East Malvern, Ashburton & surrounds

Woot Woot!! My team and I just won Best Broker 2021!!!

We'll find and secure the best home loan for you. We have over 200 Google, Facebook & LinkedIn reviews.

Our services are free to you.
  • Call Us Mortgage Choice Oakleigh
  • Office - 0431 376 008
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1/162 Drummond Street OAKLEIGH, VIC 3166

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Woot woot - My team and I are thrilled to have just won Best Residential Broker AND Best Broker 2021.  http://bit.ly/OakleighBestBroker21


I'm Marvin Coleman.  I've been a Mortgage Broker in Oakleigh for almost 15 years.  I am also a Chartered Accountant, having worked in finance for over 25 years. 

My team and I offer can help find and secure the right loan for you, whatever your needs.  In particular, we offer Mortgage and Home Loans services, to help you find and secure your new home loan, investment property mortgage or refinance.  We do all the paperwork and lender chasing.  Our services are free to you (the lender pays our fee).

From our office in Oakleigh (with a lot of help from Zoom!) we help our clients, most of whom live in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs, such as Oakleigh (best souvas), Carnegie (best bagels), East Malvern (best parks), Ashburton (best high street) & Burwood (best views). 

These are just our local suburbs.  We also have clients in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane, and ex-pat Australians looking for mortgages from Singapore, London and New York.

As long as the property is in Australia, we can help find the right home loan, mortgage or investment property loan for you.


Simple, Easy, Time-saving and free to you.



How can we help you?

We can help you find and secure almost any type of home loan, investment property loan or mortgage.   Our services include

  • refinancing - you already have a mortgage but would like to improve its terms (interest rate, repayments etc)

  • first home buyer guidance - as well as a mortgage, you may want some practical guidance on the buying process, referrals to other professionals (eg a conveyancer) and advice on how to achieve your property goals (eg first home buyer grants, security guarantors)

  • next home buyer guidance  - you already have a home but want to move up in size or location, so need to review your mortgage and buying power

  • property investment support - you might need overall mortgage strategy help, considering the equity in your own home to access a mortgage for property investing

  • commercial property mortgages, often through an SMSF

  • an Aussie expat, buying property in Australia

  • other loans, eg car loan

If you'd like to do some homework first, look at my Calculators page to get an idea of what repayments you can afford. 

If you're ready to chat through the basic options, Book a 15 minute call with me, at a time that suits you.


Our typical client

Whilst our typical clients are medium to high income earners with middle management roles, we help first home buyers, second home buyers, refinancers and property investors. 

Whoever you are, it's likely you are time poor and need a professional you can trust to give you great advice and to get the job done - with a minimum of effort on your behalf.

While most of our clients live in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs, we have clients living all around Australia, as well as overseas.  If you need a mortgage on a property in Australia, we can help.


How I can help you?

Tell me your property goals and financial situation, so we can determine your mortgage or home loan needs.  I then review hundreds of loans from over 20 lenders - including the Big 4 banks - to find the best mortgage or home loan for you. 

My team and I do all the paperwork and lender chasing (and believe me, there's a lot!).  Our services are free to you.


"I have no hesitation whatsoever recommending Marvin Coleman. He makes things happen."  John L, St Kilda


Why choose us?

  • We're experienced. I've been a Mortgage Broker for 15 years and a Chartered Accountant for 25 years.  I have an excellent, can-do team supporting me.

  • We get it done. I will find the best mortgage or home loan for you, whatever your needs and circumstances.   See my >150 happy client Google , Facebook and LinkedIn reviews.

  • We make it very easy for you.  My team does all the paperwork, lender chasing and problem solving (and there's a lot of that to do!).

  • Our service is free to you.  I'm not biased by commission - I get "paid the same" whichever lender you choose.

  • You're in good hands. Our business values are Integrity, Energy and Outstanding Service.  



So, let's get started. 
Call or email me anytime on 0431 376 008 or marvin.coleman@mortgagechoice.com.au 

Your local Mortgage Broker

I am based in Oakleigh, in Melbourne's South Eastern suburbs.  My office location helps me serve areas such as Oakleigh, Ashburton, Chadstone, East Malvern, Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Burwood and Hughesdale.   Since COVID-19, my client meetings are now by call or Zoom.





The right home loan for your needs

Our mission is to find the right home loan for your individual needs and to always have your best interests at heart. Plain and simple. Which is why we have such a wide range of lenders to choose from. We can search through hundreds of products to find something tailored to your situation. ~

Google Reviews

Rahul Nagre

13 Jul 2021

Marvin, Stacey and the Mortgage Choice in Oakleigh team has been excellent in providing a guidance on my loan application. I have been dealing with Marvin from more than 5 years...

Stephanie Torpy

11 Jul 2021

My husband and I have been looking to buy a house for the past couple of years and had a few false starts. Throughout this we have been working with Marvin and his team. They ha...

matthew pinel

23 Jun 2021

We purchased a property recently through Mortgage Choice Oakleigh. Both Marvin and Stacey were outstanding in helping my wife and I through the whole process. Marvin and Stacey...


17 Jun 2021

We didn't know what to expect as first home buyers. Everyone was great! 10/10 would use their services again!

Pasquale Cardillo

03 Jun 2021

We have dealt with Marvin 2 times now and each time has been a breeze. Marvin and his team are professional and extremely personable and always helpful. It is great to have such...

ash almeida

25 May 2021

Marvin & Team (Sarah, Stacey and Steph), Thank You! Super friendly, helpful, prompt and patient are the things that come to mind when I think of MC Oakleigh. If a friend or fami...

Sarah Maxwell

21 May 2021

Working with the team at Mortgage Choice in Oakleigh has been an absolute pleasure. Marvin and the team take such pride in their work and are committed to achieving positive out...

Michael Oren

04 Mar 2021

Marvin, Nikita and Sarah we're all amazing to deal with, super responsive, very friendly and accommodating. We could not reccomend Marvin and his team highly enough.

Jackson L

23 Feb 2021

My wife and I have been working along side Marvin and his amazing team for the past 4, nearly 5 years. Over the duration we've settled 4 properties and refinanced one of our mor...

jason moore

11 Feb 2021

Marvin has been our Mortgage Broker since 2006 and has assisted us in buying our own home and investment properties. Most recently, he has conducted a review of our mortgage nee...

Janine Jory

11 Feb 2021

A massive thank you to Marvin, Sarah and team for all their help and support over the last few years while I have been hunting for my first home. Their professionalism, knowledg...


10 Feb 2021

Marvin and the team did a wonderful job assisting us with our first home loan. They were responsive to our enquirers and better yet, very personable which made an otherwise daun...

Yury Lebedyantsev

10 Feb 2021

I used Marvin's service for four mortgages and every time he provided very professional service. He always selects the best product for me, he and his team are always willing to...

Bridie Tamayo

08 Feb 2021

Marvin and his team have been amazing in supporting us through our home loan application. They are always available to answer any questions and provide really good advice! Highl...

Darcy Robinson

05 Feb 2021

Marvin and Sarah made purchasing our first home as easy as could be. We embarked this process right in the midst of COVID lockdowns so all meeting were done via Zoom with very c...

David Bedggood

03 Feb 2021

Marvin and Sarah were so informative and helpful in providing information about securing a home loan. Scott Pape would approve! Then when it came time to engage their services t...

Kate Frankish

01 Feb 2021

I recently completed a refinance through Marvin and Sarah at Mortgage Choice Oakleigh. Great service as always, very responsive with communication and always happy to have a cha...

Brian Greves

28 Jan 2021

The service, knowledge, assistance, and professionalism provided by Marvin, Sarah, and Stephanie at Mortgage Choice Oakleigh through my application for pre-approval to finalisin...

Shaw Kitchen

23 Jan 2021

Marvin and Ivana always do a great job looking after their clients. Without prompting they will find a better rate or negotiate with current lenders (as was our experience). As...

Charles Penny

15 Jan 2021

Marvin and the team have been helping me over the last 10 years. They are very proactive professional and give sound advise bespoke to every situation. Well done team!! Keep up...

Tate Papworth

22 Dec 2020

I was a first homebuyer with little idea of what to do. Marvin and his team walked me through every step of the journey and made it an incredibly easy, comfortable process. They...

Darryl White

15 Dec 2020

Marvin and his team are terrific. They go out of their way to help and respond extremely quickly to any query you have. I couldn't recommend them highly enough

Candice Bosher

15 Dec 2020

Marvin and Sarah have been absolutely amazing. Marvin gave me excellent advice and helped me find the right mortgage solution to suit a big interstate move. Sarah was wonderful...

Stephanie Bowland

11 Dec 2020

The team at Morgage Choice in Oakleigh have been so wonderful to deal with. Not having a huge lot of knowledge in that area, Marvin took the time to explain everything and make...

Maria O'Sullivan

10 Dec 2020

Marvin is a great mortgage broker - professional, friendly and knowledgeable. He and his staff are very responsive to emails and ensure that the finance process is completed eff...

Luke Hagekyriakou

08 Dec 2020

Highly recommend the services of Marvin & Ivana from Mortgage Choice Oakleigh. Extremely fast, professional and were able to negotiate better rates on my home loans. 10/10 service

Christo Flyer

03 Dec 2020

Clients’ interests are Marvin and team’s focus. We’ve been working with them for 8+ years and highly recommend their services.

Casey Brennan

01 Dec 2020

Sarah and Marvin were amazing to work with. Marvin definitely made the process easy to follow and understand from the very beginning and Sarah was very helpful in explaining the...

James Swinburne

25 Nov 2020

Marvin, Ivana and the team at Mortgage Choice Oakleigh have been a pleasure to work with. Very professional, helpful and they go above and beyond not just in the initial phase...

Simon Rada

09 Nov 2020

As an overseas based investor, the team at Mortgage Choice Oakleigh took the hassle out of my refinance, from the preliminary loan option zoom meetings, right the way through to...

Grant Dadson

29 Oct 2020

To Marvin and all the team at Mortgage Choice Oakleigh thanks so much for your advice, courtesy and professionalism in relation to our refinancing. Couldn't have been smoother a...

Tania fox

14 Oct 2020

Could not recommend Martin and his team more highly. All issues addressed in a timely manner. Professional and courteous And made the ordeal of refinancing Not an ordeal at all!!!

See all Google reviews

Using Marvin as our mortgage advisor made a stressful process relatively relaxing He was knowledgeable, friendly and always quick to communicate.

I would recommend Marvin to anyone who is looking in getting into the property market as he provides you with all the answers in a very calm and professional manner

Michael and Vicki T., Oakleigh, VIC
- First Home Buyer

Unlike most of the other brokers we met, Marvin had the answers to all of our questions. He never dumbed down the message and gave us clear professional explanations. He gave us his opinions on P&I vs IO, Fixed vs Float and finally guided us to the mortgage product which suited us the best. Last but not least, he negotiated a very competitive rate for us.

Quentin and Kay C., Malvern East, VIC
- First Home Buyer

Marvin not only made the process of re-financing my investment home easy, he also managed to save me money by negotiating a great rate. I've already recommended Marvin to others and look forward to working with him again in the future ...

Nick S., Middle Park, VIC
- Refinancer

Marvin made the tricky business of securing our mortgage as easy as possible. He knows the banks and how best to work with them; this made all the difference in working through an issue. Using Marvin as our mortgage advisor made a stressful process relatively relaxing He was knowledgeable, friendly and always quick to communicate.

Cameron & Sally S., Beaumaris, VIC
- First Home Buyer

Marvin has helped us on a number of occasions from organising our very first home loan through to refinancing for home renovations. He's always been very professional in his approach and has made the entire process simple on all levels through open and honest communication.'

Kate and Lewis H., Burwood, VIC
- Refinancer

I tell all my friends and colleagues about my mortgage broker Marvin Coleman of Mortgage Choice! Marvin has helped me refinance when the banks turned me away, and to buy investment properties using equity from multiple sources. This is not your average mortgage broker!

My last mortgage was particularly stressful as I have limited time during business hours due to my work and Marvin made it possible for me to complete the necessary paperwork and have it signed outside of normal hours, although this may not seem that ?out of the ordinary? he also personally assisted me with finding a witness to sign my documents and hand delivered by paperwork to the bank to ensure the settlement was not late. This sort of customer service is what I tell my friends and colleagues about !

Thanks Marvin ? I recommend you !

Erin H., Port Melbourne, VIC
- Property Investor

We are very pleased to provide details of Marvin Coleman?s service in respect of our financial needs on two occasions.
In the first instance he obtained a substantial mortgage refinance for us after a 9 month bungled attempt by our mortgagee of 12 years! This was achieved in less than one month in a most knowledgeable and professional manner.
Another ?top up? of our finances to enable refurbishing work about two years later was achieved in a matter of a few short weeks.
Marvin is also excellent in keeping us apprised of happenings in the housing/finance/interest rate markets.
Marvin is also very personable and endlessly approachable.
In short; Marvin is a true professional and we unreservedly recommend him.

Dorothy & Michael H., Glen Iris, VIC
- Refinancer

I need to give Marvin a credit for being patient and spending as much time as is required to explore the best mortgage deal

Ewa Z., Waterways, VIC
- First Home Buyer

Marvin demystified the process of securing my second mortgage whilst changing banks and successfully concluding the transaction in a time critical path a smooth one. His knowledge and timely communication makes it as stress free as possible.

Matt H., Bentleigh East, VIC
- Upgrader

We have used Marvin's services several times in recent years and I would certainly (and have) recommended him and use him in the future.

Our affairs are on the more technical side of borrowing /mortgages but Marvin's Accounting background makes the process so much easier as he has a real knowledge of trusts and company structures. He also clearly outlines what he needs of us and the information we need to supply is always in email point form so that our job in collecting the information is made easier in that it's in point form.

His communication process is always at the for front of his business relationship with us in order to get the end result. That being the best possible mortgage product for our needs.

He also checks back to make the sure the mortgage is working well after settlement and is always available for questions after settlement.

Thank you Marvin. We really appreciate your efforts.

Richard and Julie D., Yallambie, VIC
- Property Investor

Marvin has been a great help guiding us through the process of purchasing a property. He has not only helped us secure finance for our property purchase, but has also provided valuable guidance throughout the whole process from outlining our borrowing potential, to providing indicative valuations on properties we were interested in, to discussing the ideal debt structuring for our individual circumstances. His knowledge and experience has made the process much smoother than we had expected.

Sen M., Dandenong, VIC
- First Home Buyer

Purchasing your dream home is an exciting time, but dealing with banks can be extremely stressful and daunting.

Marvin takes all this out of the equation with his knowledge of the borrowing process and his fantastic professional attitude.

Marvin goes above and beyond with regular updates on the application status and foresees possible hurdles which may arise throughout the application process.

Nick and Maura F., Heathmont, VIC
- Upgrader

Marvin Coleman ? The Man to Speak to for Mortgage Advice

When I began this letter, I initially wrote I must be Marvin's happiest client; then I thought about it for a moment, and realized that he must have hundreds of clients as delighted as I am with his service. I may be one of many, but that doesn't make me any less pleased.
Having had Marvin's assistance with three mortgages in the past two years, I can't say enough positive things about being a client of his. I am not a numbers person and find the whole process of applying for a loan to be complicated and difficult to comprehend; Indeed, I am well aware that I am probably a more difficult client than many. However, Marvin is unwaveringly patient and does a fantastic job explaining the things I can't quite get my head around. More than once he has called me outside of his business hours to talk through a part of the process I'm finding particularly tricky, surely this is going well above and beyond the standard mortgage advising call of duty! Many of my friends will soon be applying for their first mortgages, and for this reason I have recommended Marvin to each of them as their first port of call.
Each of the three property purchases we've made recently have been last-minute and rushed (we are impulse buyers!), but Marvin has always managed to secure an approval for us with time to spare. Timing can be everything where property is concerned, so that's another reason I am so thankful for how capable Marvin is, he always gets back to us immediately and has never once let us down.
In short, Marvin's extensive knowledge of lenders and his understanding of how to approach each situation have resulted, for us, in three approved loans that we couldn't be happier with. I will continue to recommend his services to anyone who is seeking a mortgage advisor and will certainly request his assistance with any future loans or advice we may need.

Many thanks to Marvin for all his efforts on our behalf!

Samantha & Luke C, Murrumbeena, VIC
- Upgrader

We are so grateful for the immeasurable help Marvin has given us over the years. Marvin has helped us secure several challenging loans, and his network, knowledge & experience has made all the difference. Marvin?s personable nature makes him an absolute pleasure to deal with, and his outstanding service really sets him apart. We consider Marvin to be a key part of our property investment team, and also a friend.

Vanessa & Adam D., Armadale, VIC
- Property Investor

Marvin made the whole process look so easy from the start to the end. He is by far the best i have ever dealt with as his communication is second to none. Efficient, competent and loves a good laugh. I've happily passed on his details to many friends and family members.

Frank C., Wheelers Hill, VIC
- Property Investor

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