Back in 2007, just when the global economy was battening down the hatches, John ‘JB’ Bolton had different ideas. He reckoned more than ever, people buying houses needed someone in their corner.

That’s when Squirrel was born. On the surface it’s a mortgage brokerage, but it’s also a whole lot more. In a market where everyone works for the seller, JB wanted a business that would fight for the buyer.

And he was plenty qualified for it. JB had been a big cheese in bank world, dealing with more than $40b in mortgages and deposits over his time with some of New Zealand’s leading banks.

He’s also a property investor himself, so he brought insight and experience from both sides of the fence.

Now, all this time later, JB and the Squirrel team help first home buyers, new investors and old hands cut through the spin, make better purchasing decisions, get better terms from their banks and have a nicer time of it in the market. We currently write more than $90m in mortgages every month – that’s over $1b per year.

We’ve won just about every award for brokering there is. But what makes us feel happiest is the feedback we get from happy clients.

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Back in 2007, just when the global economy was battening down the hatches, John ‘JB’ Bolton had different ideas. He reckoned more than ever, people buying houses needed someone in their corner.

That’s when Squirrel was born. On the surface it’s a mortgage brokerage, but it’s also a whole lot more. In a market where everyone works for the seller, JB wanted a business that would fight for the buyer.

And he was plenty qualified for it. JB had been a big cheese in bank world, dealing with more than $40b in mortgages and deposits over his time with some of New Zealand’s leading banks.

He’s also a property investor himself, so he brought insight and experience from both sides of the fence.

Now, all this time later, JB and the Squirrel team help first home buyers, new investors and old hands cut through the spin, make better purchasing decisions, get better terms from their banks and have a nicer time of it in the market. We currently write more than $90m in mortgages every month – that’s over $1b per year.

We’ve won just about every award for brokering there is. But what makes us feel happiest is the feedback we get from happy clients.

Visit Squirrel.co.nz

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Anonymous Customer
2 days ago , Tauranga

Very good experience, Squirrel made refinancing an easy process

Would Recommend
5/5
Would Buy Again
5/5

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Nadia
1 week ago , Mt Wellington

Thank you team in helping us secure our first property!

Would Recommend
4/5
Would Buy Again
4/5
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Elizabeth
1 week ago , Canterbury

I worked with Faye Foster to secure my first home with Kiwibank. They had some unique (in my opinion unfair) requirements and Faye navigated this well. Her communication was impeccable and I never had to wait longer than a few hours for a reply (even on weekends). She made me feel comfortable to ask any and every question. Would 100% recommend Faye to other first home buyers.

Would Recommend
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Would Buy Again
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Joanne
1 week ago , Auckland

Marilize was amazing. So patient and contactable with speedy replies. She made the process so easy for me explaining things multiple timea to me until I understood it. She is a great assess to your teams and would recommend her to any one.

Would Recommend
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Would Buy Again
5/5

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Daniel
2 weeks ago , Auckland

I dealt with Aatish and he was amazing to deal with. He provided great advice and was friendly and professional throughout the purchasing process. I would highly recommend his services to others. Thanks again!

Would Recommend
5/5
Would Buy Again
5/5

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