Meet the team - Mortgage Choice Fraser Coast

At Mortgage Choice Hervey Bay and Maryborough, our goal is to make the process of getting finance and financial services easy for our customers.

Our expert Mortgage Brokers, Peta Short, John Short and Sam Fischer are able to assist you with information, advice and applications for: 

  • First home buyers and information on the first home buyers grant and other local government grants (if applicable)
  • Debt consolidation
  • Investment loans
  • Refinancing
  • Loans for construction and renovations
  • Personal Loans
  • Car or Equipment Finance
  • Get those questions "How much can I borrow?" and "Can I afford an investment property?" answered today!

Once we understand your needs, we analyse the home loans available and are able to match the most appropriate home loan to you, saving you precious time. Using our services eliminates the hassle of shopping around, so you don't need to go from lender to lender, getting anxious and confused. We work diligently to get the home loan that is suitable for YOU!

We have a genuine passion for property and finance, and you'll discover that we have a high level of enthusiasm, personal service and dedication. Assisting with your finance is just the beginning of our business relationship.

All you have to do is decide what time you'd like to visit us, and get your documentation in order. Then you can just sit back and relax while we do all the chasing and running around on your behalf.


Peta Short
Peta Short

Principal

Phone: 07 4124 7822
Mobile: 0413 738 035
Email: peta.short@mortgagechoice.com.au 

 

Peta has over 30 years experience in the finance industry - before the life changing opportunity to start her own Mortgage Choice Franchise presented itself in December 1999, she enjoyed a long and successful career with the ANZ Bank spanning over nearly 20 years. With her background and skills, Peta now does what she likes best: assisting people achieve their dreams and goals.

Peta is highly regarded within the Fraser Coast area for her wealth of experience, attention to detail and dedication to her clients - these are just some of the reasons she is the best when it comes to customers returning again and again.

Peta is also a qualified Commissioner for Declarations which empowers her to witness signatures (e.g. Mortgage Documents) and take Statutory Declarations.


John Short
John Short

Loans Consultant & Manager - Maryborough

Phone: 07 4123 5022
Mobile: 0408 188 342
Email: john.short@mortgagechoice.com.au

 

John joined the Mortgage Choice team in 2005 after seventeen years as an Electrical Engineer with Maryborough TAFE. Prior to that, John worked as an electrician with Walkers in Maryborough. John's highly diverse background and wide skill set have him well placed to run the Maryborough office of Mortgage Choice. John is an expert in property investment and development, having been through the process personally numerous times.

John is well regarded for his patience, professionalism, customer care and attention to detail. He enjoys working with clients from diverse backgrounds and thrives on a challenge - John is known for always doing that little bit extra for his customers. These are just some of the reasons that John has received countless referrals from his existing clients since joining Mortgage Choice.

John is also a qualified Commissioner for Declarations which empowers him to witness signatures (e.g. Mortgage Documents) and take Statutory Declarations.


Sam Fischer

Loans Consultant

Phone: 07 4124 7822
Email: sam.fischer@mortgagechoice.com.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/Sam-Fischer/100013083678784
 

Sam joined the team at Mortgage Choice Hervey Bay in September 2011 after discovering her niche in the finance industry. She finds it rewarding helping people reach their financial and property goals and loves to find her customers better deals on their loans to save them money.

Sam understands that your time is important which is why she takes care of all the legwork involved in finding the right loan to suit your needs. 

Prior to starting with Mortgage Choice she worked as a Conveyancer in local law firms for many years which has given her a sharp advantage in her current role.

Sam is also a qualified Commissioner for Declarations which empowers her to witness signatures (e.g. Mortgage Documents) and take Statutory Declarations.


Myles Corcoran
Myles Corcoran

Financial Planner
Phone: 07 4124 7822
Mobile: 0428 144 296
Email: myles.corcoran@mortgagechoice.com.au

Having worked in Financial Planning for the past 5 years, Myles will work with you to help realise your financial possibilities and achieve your goals sooner while making sure your lifestyle is fully protected along the way. He has completed his Bachelor of Commerce & Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning. He brings to the business a passion for helping people towards a comfortable retirement, and is looking forward to building a valuable ongoing relationship with his clients.


Alicia Bartel

Loans Processing Manager - Maryborough & Assistant to John Short

Phone: 07 4123 5022
Email: alicia.bartel@mortgagechoice.com.au 

Alicia joined the team at Mortgage Choice Maryborough in April 2013. She is our valued Loans Processing Manager in the Maryborough office and also Personal Assistant to John Short.

Before starting with Mortgage Choice, Alicia worked as a conveyancing paralegal at local law firms for many years. Over that time she built a wealth of knowledge and can see the 'bigger picture' when it comes to purchasing property which gives her an edge in her current role. 

Alicia works hard to ensure your application is up to date and progressing smoothly. She is your port of call when you have a question regarding the progress of your application and will ensure you are kept in the loop throughout the lending process and you receive the best possible service. 


Nicole Ellis

Loans Processing Manager - Hervey Bay

Phone: 07 4124 7822
Email: nicole.ellis@mortgagechoice.com.au 

Nicole joined the team at Mortgage Choice Hervey Bay in November 2015 temporarily to fill in for a team member on maternity leave. Proving her value, she is still our Loans Processing Manager years on and loving it.

Nicole also has a passion for real estate and works alongside her real estate agent husband Maurice selling houses and attending open homes on weekends. Her time in both industries has allowed her to see both sides of a purchase/sale transaction and gives her definite advantage in her current role with Mortgage Choice.

Nicole works hard to ensure your application is up to date and progressing smoothly, keeping you in the loop throughout the process. 


Michael Fischer

Loans Processor

Phone: 07 4124 7822
Email: michael.fischer@mortgagechoice.com.au  

Michael is the newest addition to the team and joined us in February 2018. 

Michael was a cameraman for a local news station for 10 years before deciding to make a career change into financial services. From his time as a cameraman he has developed many business relationships and is excited to continue developing and maintaining these relationships as a team member of Mortgage Choice.

Michael will also work to ensure your application is up to date and progressing smoothly. He will ensure you are kept in the loop throughout the lending process and you receive the best possible service. 


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