Northern Territory

Meet Your Local Lending Specialist

Melissa Prentos

Melissa Prentos is the principal and senior lending specialist at LJ Hooker Home Loans Northern Territory. Melissa covers the full NT territory and offers both in person and remote appointments to help her customers.

Melissa is a fully licenced and accredited mortgage professional with over 12 years’ experience in banking, finance, property, and wealth. You’re in good hands with an experienced professional who has strong knowledge of lending products and credit. This means you’ll get the very best guidance on the right home loan for you – and have it approved on time!


The NT team work closely with referral partners and customers to ensure whether you are buying for the first time, upgrading, investing, or refinancing, you’ll enjoy the experience of obtaining a home loan that meets your financial goals. They also specialise in loans for self-employed people offering a wide range of solutions including self-managed super fund products. For all customers, the focus is always on personalised service ensuring they understand their loan options, and that guidance after settlement continues to meet their needs.

Melissa is a full member of the industry body, MFAA, holds Certificate IV qualifications in mortgage broking, and is a member of AFCA. Melissa is also well known in the community for being heavily involved in both local community events and charities. Melissa is passionate and dedicates her time with family, animals, culture, travel, and diversity, she believes a mix of voices leads to better discussions, decisions, and outcomes for everyone.

At LJ Hooker Home Loans, we make home loans simple. From application to approval and settlement, we understand this is a very important time for our customers. We are a true alternative to traditional banks, providing a personalised approach to lending and home buying. Our products include low deposit and specialist investor options, refinance and upgrade packages, and real solutions for self-employed borrowers.

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