THE TEAM

THE TEAM

Odyssey consultants are trained and accredited to discuss all aspects of property investment and financial planning.
Nicholas Don has been a property investor for over 20 years and commenced in the finance industry in 1989 with Citibank. Nicholas has won many national and state awards within the financial services industry for customer service, volume achievements & sales results.

Nicholas’ qualifications include being a fully licenced real estate agent, a qualified financial planner and holds an ASIC licence for mortgage broking. Nicholas has been the key note speaker at many seminars in Australia and also in Asia covering topics including; Property investment in Australia, Self Managed Super Funds, Improving your cash flow, First time investors, Stay at home and invest, Success is all in the mind and many more.

Nicholas has assisted over 1,600 families commence their journey towards financial independence. Odyssey consultants are trained and accredited to discuss all aspects of property investment and financial planning.

Nicholas has identified and selected professionals in all the necessary areas required to provide a complete service for first time investors through to experienced portfolio builders. Most importantly he manages and facilitates all professions and people involved in this process for you. You have one point of contact that directs and facilitates the complete process of property investment. This is all supported by ongoing newsletters, communication, information and regular reviews to ensure that you are on track to reach your financial goals.

Investing in property requires you to find, assemble and facilitate a team of professionals including;

  • Finance brokers
  • Financial planners
  • Buyers advocate
  • Real estate agent
  • Solicitor or conveyancer
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Property management
  • Accountants
Odyssey Financial delivers all these services with one point of contact, however if you are already dealing with a preferred person within one of these professions you can continue working with them and Odyssey Financial will include them in your personalised alliance team of professionals.
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Paul Loupetis is a fully accredited mortgage broker accredited with over 16 lenders including the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) and the Professional Lenders Association Network (Plan Australia).

Having started his career in finance with Westpac Banking Corporation in 2001, Paul has gained valuable experience over the years and part of the successful team at Odyssey Financial. Paul has completed his Diploma in Financial Services (Mortgage Broking) and has won numerous achievement awards throughout his career.

Paul personally looks after the loan process from pre approval to settlement and welcomes the opportunity to assist you.


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Stephen has worked in all areas of the Financial Services industry for 8 years whilst studying part-time at Deakin University. He was an Account Manager for a Salary Packaging company, Paraplanner for a mid-tier Financial Planning company and Graduate Financial Planner for a multi-national company.

Stephen has recently transitioned into the role of an Associate Advisor to better his skills under the guidance of Nicholas Don at Odyssey Financial.

Stephen is passionate about helping client’s make smart financial decisions by working together to help them save, grow and protect their money. Stephen loves working regularly with his client’s to assist them with being in their strongest financial position.

Stephen enjoys spending valuable time with his family and friends. His hobbies include playing AFL football, tennis and enjoying a round of golf. He’s recently joined the Rotary Club of Balwyn to give back to his community. Stephen’s qualifications include being a qualified Financial Planner and Licensed Real Estate Agent.
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Melanie Crawford is a highly motivated finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of Retail Banking and lending. Melanie loves helping her clients to find the right solution for their needs and wanting to make a difference is what motivates Melanie.                                                

 Melanie is accredited with over 20 lenders and a member of Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) with Cert IV Finance and Mortgage Broking and currently completing her Diploma in Financial Services (Mortgage Broking). Melanie is also accredited to assist Seniors with Equity Release and reverse Mortgages and is passionate about helping Seniors free up capital to enjoy their retirement.

Whether you are looking for a loan for a new home or investment property, a business or development loan, an increase on your current loan, a refinance or to release some equity, Melanie would welcome the opportunity to assist.

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ADMINISTRATION TEAM


Odyssey Financial has an experienced administration team with combined experience in financial services of over 40 years.
Sandra, Hasna and Kerry manage Odyssey Financial's administration and processing requirements of our three business’.
  • Mortgage Broking
  • Financial Planning, incorporating Superannuation, Investments and Risk Insurances
  • Real Estate - Home buyers and investors
As a Mortgage client we will manage your loan application from initial recommendation through the approval process to ultimate loan settlement. Along the way we will liaise with vendors, agents, purchasers and their legal representatives to ensure a smooth settlement, making sure all the processes and documentations are in place by all parties. Post settlement we ensure that all the necessary arrangements are in place ensuring the optimum operation of your accounts.
As a Financial Planning client our team will keep you updated through the assessment and implementation process of investments and insurances, super fund platforms and Self Managed Funds.
And as a property purchaser we will manage your purchase from contract stage, through to ultimate settlement, including referrals to property managers and ordering of depreciation schedules. 
Our administration team looks forward to assisting you with your requirements. Please feel free to contact the team on 1300 362 489 or info@odysseyfinancial.com.au
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