Expert Wellington Mortgage Adviser

Listing #: 358325634
Business name: Sonya Reid Mortgages & Insurance
Location: Wellington Central
About: Sonya specialises in mortgage finance for first home buyers, Kiwis living overseas wishing to buy in NZ, matrimonial settlements & property investors
Services offered: Friendly & professional. No cost to you as I get paid by the bank who approves your mortgage. Board Member of NZMBA & Registered Financial Adviser.
Areas serviced: Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua & Kapiti Districts.
Availability: Monday-Fri­day at a time and place that suits you.
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Buying your first home can be a daunting experience! With 15 years in the mortgage industry, I can advise you on the best mortgage option tailored to your own circumstances.

Let's arrange a pre-approval before you go house-hunting. This gives you written confirmation of the maximum amount you can borrow, which puts you in a strong negotiating position when you are ready to make your offer on a property.

We can discuss different home loan options, loan repayments and the whole home buying process. This includes making your offer, what special conditions to include in an offer, when to get your solicitor involved, when to pay over your deposit, and an explanation of the legal process, start to finish.

I can also assist you in liaising with your solicitor, getting a registered valuation and a building report. You will be informed every step of the way.

90% mortgages available - accredited provider of the Welcome Home Loan scheme.

I am happy to share my knowledge and experience as a property investor for those interested in finance for rental property.

As a qualified personal risk insurance adviser, I can advise you on the best options to ensure you keep your home in the unfortunate event of illness, redundancy, serious injury or death.

My services include: mortgage broker, insurance broker, and mortgage adviser.

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We highly recommend Sonya. As first home buyers we were stepping in to the unknown. Right from the beginning, Sonya made the journey easy and smooth. She is knowledgeable, patient, explained our position and options well and in a way we could understand, and was always so friendly and willing to help. Sonya, we think you are super. Thanks so much - Helen and Alejo
hedavids (25 25 positive feedback) Address Verified Jun 2014  Tue 02 Feb
Sonya is a real superstar - she understood our circumstances, knew the market and secured us an excellent deal without a murmur of difficulty. We feel very lucky to have secured Sonya's help and recommend her services to anyone requiring mortgage and/or insurance assistance.
cubbylove1 (69 69 positive feedback)  Wed 09 Dec
Sonya has made the whole process for me as a first home buyer really easy!!! She is very friendly and easy to deal with and highly efficient. Made everything really easy to understand. Would highly recommend Sonya to anybody!!! Thank you very much Sonya.
olfella (243 243 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2014  Sun 22 Nov
Sonya is very helpful. She made the process easy and achieved a great result for us . She was clear and gave us the confidence to make our decisions. We had thought we would never be able to get a house . We really recommend her services.
themovers1 (9 9 positive feedback) Address Verified Jun 2015  Mon 19 Oct
Sonya is the absolute best! From start to finish, every step of the way; as first time home buyers answering relentless questions was never an issue and when things got tricky she knew what to do! (All the years of knowledge and experience was so useful and needed in our situation.) We were referred to Sonya by a friend and we will make sure anyone we know buying a house, talk to her first. Thank you so much Sonya, the reason we have a house is because of you!
lize6 (27 27 positive feedback)  Fri 16 Oct
Sonya in my Morgage brooker and she is amazing, nothing is ever a bother, she is honest, easy to talk to and extreamly diligent. She came highly recomended and I have nothing but wonderful, postive, great things to say about her as a person and her service. Thanks for all you do.
starhorse (2 2 positive feedback)  Thu 15 Oct
Sonya is a true miracle maker who moved mountains for me when the chips were down in a very stressful situation. Fast, concise, honest, kind and good communication. What more would you like from a mortgage broker? Would highly recommend and will be using her again in the future. Thanks for everything Sonya.
cricket_chic (86 86 positive feedback)  Wed 22 Jul
We used Sonya in 2009 when we bought our first home. She made the process seamless and got us a great interest rate and loan term. She facilitated all the communication between the parties which made everything easier. In 2015, we contacted her again for a refinance. Our situation was tricky and seemed hopeless, but within a few days, she had gotten us a loan approval. I can't say how glad I am that I used her help again. Sonya is professional, diligent, and works hard for her clients.
kelpw (54 54 positive feedback) Address Verified Jul 2015  Thu 09 Jul
We used Sonya when we bought our first home and were very happy with how easy she made the process. Thanks heaps Sonya! (1646 1646 positive feedback) Address Verified Feb 2015  Fri 03 Apr
Quite simply, Sonya is just amazing. She has helped us buy 3 houses and manage our mortgage over the last 9 years without us needing to deal with our bank. She has consistently got us discounted interest rates, extra benefits, and has always prioritised our needs and individual situation over anything else. We'd thoroughly recommend Sonya to anyone -In fact, anyone considering buying a house should get in touch with Sonya first!
psychologist (177 177 positive feedback) Address Verified Mar 2015  Thu 19 Mar
Sonya has been fantastic - responsive, professional, and managed to get us a great deal to boot. We've been thoroughly impressed by the helpful advice and the great service we've received. Call her!
chris16 (148 148 positive feedback) Address Verified Sep 2014  Tue 17 Mar
Sonya was so helpful in taking us through the whole process of buying our first home. She made it really easy to understand each step along the way. We really enjoyed working with her and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her services. Thanks Sonya.
ahislop (215 215 positive feedback)  Fri 13 Mar
Sonya was such a help to us arranging our mortgage for our first home purchase. The whole process is overwhelming if you've never done it before, but she sorted it no problem for us, getting us a great rate and explaining to us the process so we understood what was going on. We would 100% recommend her to anyone - she provides such a friendly and professional service - Lauren & Nick
fourfivesix (77 77 positive feedback) Address Verified Feb 2015  Fri 13 Feb
Sonya has been very professional in arranging our mortgage requirements. We have been very pleased with the outcome. She provided good advice efficiently. We would definitely recommend Sonya's services. Wayne and Louise
missmully (79 79 positive feedback) Address Verified Feb 2014  Wed 11 Feb
Sonya has managed my mortgage requirements for my last four houses. She has consistently negotiated really good interest rates and a mortgage structure that has suited my lifestyle at the time. I have just bought my fifth house and she got great rates for me at this time of rising rates. My friends are jealous :) Sonya is a pleasure to work with, and shares in my excitement with my house purchases and my life changes, taking a genuine and caring interest. Totally recommend her services :)
helaw (10 10 positive feedback)  Fri 31 Oct
I've relied on Sonya for my recent property transactions. Not only did Sonya offer an expert alternate opinion on what could be done but she was also able to present multiple options for me to consider. These options were consistently better and more sound than solutions direct from my own bank. Things that I thought may cause issues were rapidly sorted. I will continue to use Sonya’s services for any further property transactions and highly recommend her services.
magicpaua (16 16 positive feedback) Address Verified Sep 2014  Thu 16 Oct
I had first hand knowledge of the excellent, speedy and professional services Sonya provides through my daughter's experience in buying her first home. I asked for her help in renegotiating my own mortgage situation. She has been brilliant in negotiating a better than I ever hoped for deal. It helps to work with people who can speak 'bank talk'. Thanks Sonya, I hope this is the start of an ongoing relationship where I will use all of your services.
bozplustwo (24 24 positive feedback)  Fri 03 Oct
We stumbled onto Sonya and are so glad we did. First class service, we changed banks and not only got a better deal but a more understanding relationship. All thanks to Sonya's experience and advice. 10/10 Rod and Alya
alya83 (10 10 positive feedback)  Tue 30 Sep
Sonya is great ! she made everything so easy ,she has great communication and I am really looking forward to doing another mortgage with her . and I don't live in wellington ,it was easier doing my mortgage through her then going into my local bank . Thank you again Sonya :)
steveclarknz (11 11 positive feedback)  Sat 02 Aug
Sonya was a really great adviser as we were naive first home buyers! She arranged meetings very swiftly and each step of the way helped us through the tricky bits. We definitely recommend Sonya as a mortgage and insurance broker. Katy + Tom
tommo_watson (43 43 positive feedback)  Tue 29 Jul
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