Based in Dunedin, First Mortgages NZ is the mortgage brokering arm of Oliver Financial Planning Limited.
The niche market that we service is the first home buyer market, who want to access their KiwiSaver savings to use as their deposit.
Listen to Tim
Managing Director Tim recently spoke to The Breeze radio station about the services that First Mortgages NZ offer. Have a listen here!
The Importance of Debt Reduction
Mortgage and Insurance Adviser
Educated at Dunedin’s Kavanagh College, Tim subsequently completed a BComm. majoring in marketing and management at the University of Otago. After graduating, he headed to Australia and worked as the Sales and Marketing Manager for Beaches Backpackers in Hervey Bay. The following year he began his association with the financial services sector as a Futures Administrator with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia before working in Fixed Interest for Colonial First State.
From 2005 – 2008, Tim spent three years in Cape Town doing his OE and working in a number of hospitality roles, running his own gardening business and travelling.
On returning to Dunedin, he worked for Financial Planning Limited and in their New Zealand Home Loans business gaining experience in mortgage lending, and personal and general insurance. He also qualified as an AFA enabling him to advise clients on a broad range of investment products and KiwiSaver, in addition to risk insurance products.
Tim established his own business, Oliver Financial Planning Limited in 2013 and is a member of the Professional Advisers Association (PAA).
Tim’s passion and reason for being in the financial services industry is to help people understand how their money works and to get the best results for his clients and their families.
Tim is active in his community; he’s chairman and founding board member of his high school’s ex-pupils association; The Kavanagh Alumni Trust, coaches rugby and is a founding member of Dunedin’s BNI Aspire group.