Mortgage Broker Support
This is a new role in our office to provide additional support for our new and existing clients
Natalie has joined us in our Orewa office bringing a wealth of knowledge from Sovereign Home Loans, who are leaders in providing home loans for existing homes, new build home and land packages, and refinancing.
Originally from Cape Town in South Africa, Natalie completed a Bachelor in Economics at the University of Stellenbosch. Following graduation Natalie worked for ABSA Bank where she met her husband, Martin, and they were married in 1999. That same year they immigrated to New Zealand and Natalie secured a position with AA insurance to gain New Zealand work experience.
The following year Natalie joined The National Bank of New Zealand as a personal banker, and a year later joined Sovereign Home Loans. Natalie and her husband bought their first home in Torbay in 2003, a weatherboard bungalow, which remains a work in progress.
In 2005 they started a family and were joined by their son, Jonty. Natalie returned to Sovereign Home Loans after six months maternity leave, as an Adviser Account Manager for Existing Business. In 2007 Natalie was promoted to the role of Adviser Lending Account Manager for New Business, which comprised assessing all new home loan applications, refinances, new builds and debt consolidations, submitted via mortgage brokers, which she continued doing until her resignation in March 2015.
In all, Natalie has 20 years financial services experience, 14 years with Sovereign Home Loans during which she gained invaluable experience in credit/risk,
construction lending, relationship building, negotiating skills, and customer services.
Natalie is a key contact in the office to help with initial loan enquiries and providing on-going assistance for clients.