About Alastair Watson
Finance is a complicated web with heaps options, lots of hurdles, plenty of detail, stress & pressure to deliver on time frames. Our aim is to take care of all the detail (our fun stuff) so you can focus on your goals (your fun stuff). From start to finish we’ll make sure to remove the risk, manage time frames, provide recommendations & advice and make sure to get you the best possible deal from the right lender.
Our ambition is to become your lifelong bank manager. We continue to track fixed rate rollovers, offer continuous advice as your property journey evolves and cover all basis be it homes, investments and even business lending.
Everything. I’m keen to help any situation and have experience with all the different stages of the borrowing cycle from First Home Buyers to downsizers and retirees, up/down sizers, investors to business owners.
We have access to more lenders than any other Mortgage Broker in NZ which includes Kiwibank. Every lender suits your situation better than the rest, that’s where we go straight to the best recommendation so you can avoid approaching multiple banks yourself. They all differ in products, policy and pricing so access to multiple lenders is very important.
Is property still a good investment?
There's no doubt; many potential property investors were spooked by the government's housing policy changes announced in March. What once was a cast-iron investment option suddenly seemed less attractive. However, despite the changes to tax concessions and the bright-line test, there's little evidence that landlords are selling up in any significant numbers. So, is property still a good investment?
First home buyer stress: 5 tips to help you manage the process for a better outcome
When it comes to stressful life events, buying your first home is up there in the top ten. Here we share some tips to help you manage the process for a better outcome.
Has The Government’s Housing Policy Changes Made A Difference?
This year's Budget had little of substance concerning the property market. However, given the significant housing policy changes announced in March, it’s probably not surprising.