Looking for a mortgage, or car, personal or business loan? I'm a Mortgage Expert. I'm professional and experienced. My services are free to you.
Office 03 9553 6354
Fax 03 9553 6398
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
After hours by appointment
Address 1/162 Drummond StreetOAKLEIGH, VIC3166
It's easy! Tell me your needs and circumstances, then I review hundreds of loans from over 20 lenders - including the Big 4 banks - to find the best mortgage or other loan for you. I do all the paperwork and lender chasing. My services are free to you.
Hi, I'm Marvin Coleman. I've been a Mortgage Broker in Oakleigh for over 10 years and have worked in finance for over 25 years. I am a Chartered Accountant, having worked with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
I'm proud to be a Top 100 Broker, Australia2017, the Victorian Mortgage Credit Advisor of the Year 2015 and have won the Victorian Business Excellence Award 2017.
I'm passionate about helping clients achieve their financial goals, by identifying and securing the best mortgage, home loan and other loans to fit their needs. There is no cost to you for my services: I am paid by whichever lender you choose.
I will find the best mortgage or home loan for you, whatever your needs
As a Mortgage Broker, my job is to help you secure the best mortgage or home loan that's right for you. This means finding the best terms and conditions for you, including the best interest rate. I will compare 100s of different products from over 20 lenders , including the big four banks, and help you secure the best mortgage to suit your needs, whether you are:
an investor buying your first property, or expanding your portfolio
a first home buyer, or upgrading or downsizing to your next home.
buying residential property or commercial property.
considering a refinance, whether to free up some cash, secure the best interest rate, or reduce your mortgage.
an expat or non-resident, looking to buy property in Australia.
Time poor? I do all the paperwork and lender chasing
I do all the paperwork and chasing the lender for you.And believe me, there's a lot of it! Thanks to my many happy clients, I have a premium broker designation with many lenders, which means the lenders look after my clients' needs first.
My service is free and I'm not biased by commission
There is no cost to you for my mortgage broking services, as I am paid by the lender. My commission does not vary by lender; I get paid the same amount, regardless of which home loan or lender you choose. This ensures I'm focused on the right outcome for you, not the best commmission for me.
I have the skills and experience to do a great job
Property transactions can be stressful; I can foresee issues and work with banks to avoid them or get them resolved. I have the skills, networks and experience to do a great job for you.
I have been a Mortgage Choice broker for over 10 years, which means I know the industry, lenders and processes very well. I am well connected with Melbourne's banks and conveyancers.
As your Mortgage Broker, I will deliver outstanding customer service – that means prompt responses to your or the lender’s queries, precise communications and regular updates from me throughout the process. My values are Integrity, Energy and Outstanding Service.
I will manage the entire mortgage process from application to settlement and beyond. I'll take care of the running around and hassle with lenders, and get all the paperwork done, with the minimum of fuss to you. I can connect you with other skilled property and wealth professionals, whether it’s a buyer’s advocate, conveyancer, financial advisor (that's Patrick Jong - see below) or accountant.
Car Loans, Personal, Asset and Business Loans too
We can help with other loan types too. Our Loan Specialist, Robin Coleman, can help identify and secure the best non-property loan for your needs - be it the best car, personal or business loan, or asset finance. We do the paperwork and lender liason for you. Take advantage of our loan pre-approvals for cars, so you know how much you can spend before you go shopping.
Financial Planning & Advice
Your mortgage is just one aspect of your wealth. You may also like to meet with my expert Financial Advisor, Patrick Jong. Pat can help you with any or all of financial planning, wealth creation, superannuation, personal insurances (life insurance, disability insurance), investment strategies and estate planning. Call Patrick Jong on 0402 643 893 or email@example.com
So, let's get started...contact me today
Call or email me anytime, to see if I can help you, on 03 9553 6354 or firstname.lastname@example.org If you'd like to do some homework first, look at my Calculators page to get an idea of what repayments you can afford.
Your local Mortgage Broker and Financial Advisor
I am a Mortgage Broker for Melbourne, based in the South Eastern suburbs. Our office in Oakleigh helps us serve areas such as Oakleigh, Chadstone, East Malvern, Ashburton, Carnegie, Burwood and Hughesdale.
"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. - 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. - First Home Buyer
Malvern East, VIC
"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. - Refinancer
Middle Park, VIC
"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. - First Home Buyer
"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. - Property Investor
Port Melbourne, VIC
"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. - Refinancer
Glen Iris, VIC
"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. - 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. - Upgrader
Bentleigh East, VIC
"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. - 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. - 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. - 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 - Upgrader
"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. - Refinancer
"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. - 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."