June Broker Spotlight

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Kara Klapsinos – Dewhurst Financial Group

This month, the spotlight is on Kara Klapsinos. Kara loves helping people buy their homes and improve their long-term financial situation, however, there is more to her than just being a mortgage broker. Please continue on and get to know Kara as we know her…

How did you get into the mortgage broking industry?

After working in accounting for a number of years, I wanted a new challenge. During last years lockdown I completed my diploma and in January started my own business.

What do you like most about the industry?

Talking to people and helping people. I love the flexibility of hours

Who is your favourite lender and why?

I like ING and NAB at the moment as I am used to their procedures and usually it’s an easy process

What advice would you offer someone joining the industry?

Definitely do it but get ready for long hours and a lot of left field questions!

How and when did you join Vision?

I called a lot of aggregators late last year but after speaking with Leighton, I felt reassured that Vision was the best fit for me.

What do you do in your spare time?

I look after my 4 kids, I am an active foster parent, I love a glass off bubbles with my friends on the weekends! I love to spend time outside with my family, friends and German shepherd puppy

What challenges are you facing with the current climate?

The changing polices and the current turn around times

If you won $10M tomorrow, what would you do?

Holidays!! Then invest for my children

Describe what you were like in high school in 3 words

Unorganised, talkative and social

What is your key for success?

Stay happy and motivated

What makes you laugh?

My Family