About Craig Bonnington
I work to remove property buying barriers and make it easy for my clients.
Whether you‘re buying or selling, I will support you through the mortgage process. Regardless of whether you are a first–home buyer, an investor or looking to refinance, I can work with you to choose the right finance deal.
With over 15 years banking experience in home and business lending.
Plus the added benefit and knowledge with a degree in Valuation and Property Management. Together, with this experience and a friendly honest approach, my job is about making the process of financing your home or business needs simple and easy for you.
Buying property off-plan. What you need to know
In today’s red-hot property market, buying an apartment or townhouse off-plan can seem very attractive. After all, you get a brand new property at a set price. What could go wrong? The short answer is plenty. Buying off-plan could be the perfect solution. And it can just as easily be a nightmare. Here’s what you need to know about buying property off-plan.
Super-hot housing market records highs across the board
Once again, the property market hit record highs in October thanks in part to cheap mortgage lending. According to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), nationwide median house prices increased by almost 20% on October 2019, and by 5.2% on September’s performance.
Ways to pay off your mortgage faster without ditching your barista coffee
The mortgage is your biggest expense. And while we like the idea of paying the loan off faster, we're not always so keen on sacrificing our lifestyles. However, mortgage rates are at an all-time low, and many commentators are predicting they will drop even lower. There’s never been a better time to get ahead of your mortgages payments. Here are some ways to reduce your mortgage without having to give up your barista coffee altogether. Get in touch with your mortgage adviser for more personalised advice on the best options for you.