The power to Finance Australian Property

Helen Avis

Specialist Mortgage broker is number one in the west and a national star

Helen Avis, the Director of Finance of Specialist Mortgage is one of Australia’s top residential mortgage brokers.

Over the past 2 years Helen Avis has received many prestigious professional awards including “Best Customer Service (Individual WA)” in the The Adviser Better Business Awards, “Top 100 Mortgage Broker” in the Mortgage Professionals Australia Awards and “National Residential Finance Broker of the Year” by Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia, just to name a few.

For more than three decades, Specialist Mortgage have honed their ability to secure the best mortgage deal for their clients across. Their clients benefit from our accumulated experience of securing thousands of resident home loans for all types of property and all types of buyers.

Specialist Mortgage secure residential loans for all types of Australian real estate be it buying your first home, purchasing your dream home, building a new home, or investing in property.

They can also assist with refinancing, renegotiating better rates with your current lender or accessing equity in your home to grow your property portfolio.

Specialist Mortgage have long established relationships with more than 30 Australian lenders and access to hundreds of home loan options. They can quickly perform a free mortgage assessment to ensure the best home loan package for your individual circumstances and preferences.

Our unrivalled knowledge of financial packages and policies gives us the power to negotiate directly with lenders credit teams to deliver the best mortgage options and the lowest rates.

Securing finance to purchase real estate doesn’t have to be complicated. Specialist Mortgage’s friendly team of mortgage brokers have the expertise and experience to ensure the process of securing Australian property is seamless and exciting.

Contact Helen for award winning service

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Why Specialist Mortgage

Dedication to Service

We provide fast, friendly, seamless service. We clearly communicate everything you need to know throughout the process and will answer questions as they arise. We even help you complete all the application paperwork.

No Additional Costs

Our Specialist Mortgage service is FREE to our clients because we are paid by the banks. Even if your loan is not approved, you will not be charged.

Independent Advice

We deliver unbiased opinions across hundreds of different lending option from more than 30 banks. We clearly explain suitable loans, features, fees and charges. We offer advice on how much you can afford to borrow, to avoid putting yourself at financial risk.

Obligation Free

There is no obligation or cost to discuss your financial affairs. We offer a FREE review of your current or intended loans and provide FREE quotations and pre-approvals. If you decide not to proceed at any time during the process, we will not charge you.

Full Lender Analysis

We quickly compare hundreds of loan options from Australian and International banks, saving you time and money. We provide the most current, accurate and complete information to deliver you the most suitable loan for your individual circumstances.

Negotiating Power

As the largest Australian mortgage originator operating internationally, we have the power, volume and relationships to negotiate with lenders to obtain special conditions, including lower interest rates, longer terms and decreased establishment costs. We can sometimes offer better rates than the banks.

Expert Advice

Our staff are fully accredited and qualified, to ensure we provide the best service in the market. We are the market leaders in providing Australian Property and multi-currency loans to offshore investors – no other firm can match our history or expertise.

Free Access to SMATS Group Services

Unique to SMATS Group, we offer all our valued clients free access to our other services including Australian Property and Taxation Services, to assist you in optimising your financial position.

Trusted provider of Australian Property Finance

Specialist Mortgage has over 25 years of experience arranging finance packages tailored to our clients individual circumstances, whether it be establishing or renegotiating finance for new property investments or utilizing existing equity in your Australian property to purchase another.

We are dedicated to ensuring a smooth transition from pre-approval to sale to settlement.

We can arrange funding is arranged for all forms of property acquisition including:

  • New and Established Property
  • Off Plan Purchases
  • House & Land Packages
  • First Home Buyers
  • Land for Development
  • Full Development Funding
  • Foreign Buying
  • Specialised Expatriate Loans


Mortgage & Finance Association Of Australia.

2023 Finance Broker Business Award National Finalist
2023 Finance Broker Business Award WA Winner
2023 Best Customer Service (Individual) WA Finalist – Helen Avis
2022 Residential Finance Broker National Winner – Helen Avis
2022 Residential Finance Broker State Winner – Helen Avis
2022 Finance Broker Business Award Finalist

Specialist Finance Group Awards.

2023 WA Broker of the Year Winner – Helen Avis
2023 Group Excellence Award Finalist
2023 National Residential Broker of the Year Finalist
2023 WA Broker of the Year Finalist
2023 WA Brokerage of the Year Finalist
2022 WA Brokerage of the Year Finalist
2022 WA Broker of the Year Winner – Helen Avis
2022 WA Broker of the Year Finalist – Bridget Bowman
2022 Top 50 Loan Writers Nationally – Bridget Bowman
2021 WA Broker of the Year Winner – Helen Avis
2021 National Broker of the Year for Residential Lending – Helen Avis
2019 International Brokerage of the Year
2019 International Broker of the Year – Helen Avis
2018 International Brokerage of the Year
2018 International Broker of the Year – Helen Avis
2017 International Brokerage of the Year
2017 International Broker of the Year – Helen Avis
2016 International Brokerage of the Year
2016 International Broker of the Year – Helen Avis

Australian Mortgage Awards.

2023 National Brokerage of the Year (6-20 staff)
2023 National Broker of the Year, Specialist Lending – Helen Avis
2022 Brokerage of the Year Awardee (6-20 staff)
2022 Broker of the Year Awardee – Helen Avis

Mortgage Professionals Australia Awards.

2023 Elite Women – Helen Avis
2022 Top 100 Mortgage Broker Award – Helen Avis
2021 Top 100 Mortgage Broker Award – Helen Avis

The Advisor Better Business Awards.

2023 Best Customer Service (Individual) WA – Helen Avis
2023 Best Customer Service (Office) Finalist WA
2022 Best Residential Broker Finalist – Helen Avis

Women In Finance Awards.

2023 Mortgage Broker of the Year Finalist – Helen Avis
2022 Mortgage Broker of the Year Finalist – Helen Avis

Our Team And Individual Accolades.

2013 Top Flame Broker St George Bank – Helen Avis
Flame Foundation Member St George Bank – Helen Avis
ANZ Premium Broker – Helen Avis

Specialist Mortgage Awards

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