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Toni Lamb

Toni Lamb is a senior lending specialist with LJ Hooker Home Loans Gold Coast, looking after people across the whole of the coast. Toni has been a Gold Coast local for a big part of her life and for over 20 years has passionately helped many people with their finance needs.


Toni started her career in real estate with her own Property Management business and moved into finance where she set up a mortgage brokering business in Singapore working with residential & commercial lending clients. After returning to Australia Toni started working with Macquarie Bank in their Retail & Wholesale Mortgage Funding businesses assisting clients with their home loans.

More recently Toni managed the finance department of a building company assisting first home buyers and existing mortgage customers. Her role enabled Toni to help customers realise their property dreams of buying their first home, or creating an effective strategy for investment lending.

Always focused on getting the right home loan for her customers, whether buying, investing, or refinancing, Toni prides herself on giving the very best service.

Toni understands that everyone has their own goals around wealth and lifestyle. This makes it important for her to listen to each customer and work hard to help them achieve their immediate and long term goals.

Toni is a full member of the MFAA and AFCA and also holds a Diploma of Financial services (Finance/Mortgage Broking Management). Being a strong supporter of the local community, you will often see Toni out and about helping locals where she can.

LJ Hooker Home Loans is a real alternative to the banks, providing a more personalised approach, and specialist guidance on property purchasing and home loan refinancing. Our aim is to make home loans simple.

Leanne Smelt

Leanne Smelt joined Toni Lamb and the LJ Hooker Home Loans Gold Coast team as a lending administration manager to ensure all our customers receive the very best in customer service. Born in Northern England, Leanne relocated to the Gold Coast with her family when she was 15 years’ old. She quickly fell in love with our sun and sand and wouldn’t call anywhere else home.


After living on the Gold Coast for more than half her life, she now shares her home with her partner, two sons, Mackenzie and Archie, and their dog, Izzy.

Having also worked in property management, Leanne brings a wealth of knowledge around property, lending, and investing. You can be confident Leanne will ensure your lending journey is smooth, enjoyable with a focus on helping you achieve your financial goals.

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