Welcome to the Real Estate Investment Finance Team. When you meet and work with our team at Real Estate Investment Finance you will find that we are professional, energetic, determined and pro-active.


David Chehade

Managing Director
David Chehade is an active and passionate property investor who loves sharing his knowledge and helping others attain the dream of owning property and building wealth. David was passionate about finance and helping others achieve their financial goals from a very young age. Graduating in 2008 with a bachelor of commerce in Finance, Financial Planning and Accounting David continued his financial studies with a diploma in Financial Services specialising in Mortgage Broking and furthered his study in the real estate industry by completing his full real estate licence. His passion in property led him to start investing in property from the age of 20 and he still continues to grow his portfolio.
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Chaitanya Valal

Finance Manager
Chaitanya Valal brings years of experience from the financial services industry to the Real Estate Investment Finance team. Chaitanya has his diploma in financial services and holds his certificate IV in mortgage broking and leads our team of finance specialists.
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Mike Smith

Property Acquisitions Manager
Mike Smith is our property acquisitions man. You will enjoy his attention to detail, explanations and breadth of knowledge and experience across all aspects of real estate investment. He will help you understand everything that will happen during a purchase – before it happens.

He has 14 years’ experience in financial services and real estate, owning and managing an accounting firm and a financial planning business. Five years ago he received his license in the real estate industry. At the time, this was to ensure he could issue advice around properties his clients were considering.

Over the past year he has sold his businesses, and taken up the interest in real estate with Real Estate Investment Finance as his main professional activity.
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Amanda Li

Office Manager
Amanda Li plays a vital role in operations at Real Estate Investment Finance. Amanda holds her Master of Business Administration and Master of professional Accounting. Amanda has also completed her Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking and is currently studying her diploma of financial planning. Amanda oversees our team of 5 loan processors and is a dedicated, positive, self-motivated team member with a passion in finance.
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Dave Kerr

Finance Specialist
Dave Kerr brings over 30 years of finance and banking experience to the Real Estate Investment Finance team. Dave loves assisting clients with their lending needs.
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Robert Hartley

Finance Specialist
Robert brings 40 years of finance and banking experience to the Real Estate Investment Finance team. Robert is client focused and specialises in investment structuring.
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Daniel Williams

Finance Specialist
Daniel has always shown a keen interest in the workings of property investment market and the Banking and Finance industry.  Purchasing his first investment property at the age of 19, Daniel wasted no time in moving fast and founded his own successful transport business at the age of 21.

After witnessing the GFC from Wall street, Daniel returned from world travels and stepped into the banking and finance industry.

Now in his 30’s Daniel has joined the REIF team as a progressive broker who comes from owning his own Brokerage specialising in construction finance.

Daniel strives to give each client the best service possible and enjoys helping each of them achieve their dreams.

For clients who are considering their finance options, Daniel is a diligent professional who will manage the whole finance process to make the experience simple and convenient.
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