Meet Our Team

SFR Property is a new age, energetic real-estate company working with investors , developers and landlords with our team who have over 50 years of combined experience in residential and commercial property.

Garth Lovelace


Garth is the Licensee of SFR Property Professionals and has over 30 years of financial services experience. He is disciplined in all facets of financial services including, Taxation, Real Estate, Financial Planning and SMSFs. His expertise in Estate planning and as the Managing Director of SFR Legal further demonstrates his holistic financial knowledge. Garth is a big believer that property is a key component of most people’s financial security.

Lauren Lovelace

Head of Residential Projects

Lauren is head of Residential Projects of SFR Property and has over 10 years’ experience of strategic and operational leadership in property, including sales and marketing. Within the property industry Lauren has significant experience; she holds a triennial certificate, has transacted over $88 million of sales, was the Manager at Colliers International for Residential Project Marketing and Sales and has successfully launched developments into offshore markets.

Lauren also leads the internal business operations of SFR Group of companies and is responsible for customer relations, technology, compliance and marketing. Lauren has been instrumental in incorporating the very latest global client relationship management technology and marketing technology available. This will place SFR Property in the forefront in distributing opportunities in Australia, Singapore and New Zealand to professional and discerning investors.

Dean Sampson CFP

Sales Executive

Dean is an investment officer of SFR Capital and a responsible officer (compliance)  for SFR Advisory that manages over $300 Million of mainly direct investments such as equities and property. In addition, as a CFP with over 17 years financial services experience and a property Investor himself, he is well equipped in providing guidance as an Investment Officer to SFR Capital.

Dean works to ensure compliance and deliver better investment outcomes within acceptable risk parameters for SFR Group’s clients where appropriate.

Bernadette Stritch

Property Manager

Bernadette, is the cornerstone of the SFR Property team and handles the Residential and Commercial property administration for SFR clients.  Bernadette’s practical trust accounting skills and communications skills are highly regarded in all aspects of daily operations in property management.  Bernadette brings 20 years of real estate experience and treats landlords / tenants with due respect and care.

Vinh Nguyen

Legal Consultant

Vinh is a trusted legal advisor at SFR Legal with over 10 years’ experience in the industry. He is also a registered migration agent (MARA 1383933). He has extensive experience in the areas of commerce, property, banking and finance, employment, corporate and commercial disputes, insolvency and administrative law.

He has a double degree in Laws and Commerce (majoring in finance, money and banking) from University of Western Australia (UWA).  Vinh is passionate about helping people and proudly sits on the Council of Wanneroo where he is strong advocate for his community. Vinh started his career as a Judge’s Associate in the Federal Court of Australia where he has gained valuable court experience which has proven to be an advantage for SFR Legal clients.