Your local Mortgage Adviser
I bring a wide range of knowledge on home & business lending. From purchasing an owner occupied property or investment property, to buying a commercial property, helping your children into their first home or simply wanting to making sure you are getting the deal you deserve from your existing Bank. Karen makes mortgages easy by acting on your behalf to negotiate a deal, Karen prides herself in delivering excellent service, specific & relevant advice, and solutions from a panel of over 10 lenders. My service comes at no cost to you.
Rather than being time consuming and stressful, buying property should be exciting, so why spend all valuable time explaining your situation and trying to compare pricing yourself? Putting you the customer first is paramount.
I can work with first home buyers, property investors, small business owners or clients wanting to refinance.
Karen has many years of experience in the finance industry with a background of more than 20 years working in main trading banks in NZ.
My passion is working with 1st home buyers. It can be a very overwhelming experience and I like to guide my clients through the process, and ensure you are supported every step of the way. From our initial meeting I work closely to achieve your goals. I have contacts with key trusted advisers in real estate, legal companies, accountants along with Insurance. If you are looking to purchase your 1st Home, refinancing your existing home, or looking at purchasing a rental property - I can offer you the services required to help you, achieve your goals and simplify the journey 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.