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Matthew Van Geest - Mortgage Adviser

May 2018

Geoff from DBR was great and was instrumental in providing a suitable solution for our client and not afraid to get involved with the heavy lifting when required. Would happy recommend him to others.

Luisa - Mortgage Broker

April 2018

Thank you for the fast fantastic service!

Tracy - Mortgage Broker

April 2018

Thanks to the DBR team for assisting with our deals. Very impressed with Henry's knowledge and efficiency communications. No hesitation in recommending DBR to our clients in the future and looking forward to work along with your team again.

Dan - Mortgage Broker

April 2018

Thank you DBR for recently assisting my client with his project purchasing, as well as the construction funding requirement.

I found Henry Chen is fantastic to deal with, he took the time to understand the client’s needs and then provide us with several options that ensured all client’s needs were met. The experience and quality of service is superb.

I also appreciated Henry answers my phone call outside business hours and making sure the ongoing communication is seamless.

I have no doubt to recommend DBR / Henry to our adviser team and our clients.

Kris Pedersen - Mortgage Broker

October 2017

"We recently had a client situation of extreme urgency where we needed to settle within 24 hours of receiving the finance approval. DBR and Geoff Allen in particular pulled out all stops to make this happen resulting in us getting this across the line with 5 minutes to go. If this hadn't eventuated our client was on the hook for a large amount of additional costs. Thanks guys!!!!"

Shayne - Mortgage Broker

June 2017

It with great pleasure that I contact you to advise that as a Mortgage Broker I used the services of your company and Henry Chen to assist valued clients work towards achieving their short term and long term future goals'.

Henry's communication, efficiency, knowledge and expertise was outstanding. He listened to what our customers wanted, showed genuine passion and interest and derived a financial package to suit the customers immediate needs and on going plans.

It was an absolute pleasure to work alongside Henry and I would have no hesitation in recommending him and DBR to customers now and in the future.

Kindest Regards

Phillip – Borrower

April 2017

Thanks Laura

It's very nice to do business with you. I'm looking forward to working with you next time.

Linda and Paul - Borrowers

July 2016

Dear Laura

We appreciate all your help and time in this matter. You have been wonderful to deal with. Your kind assist is great value to us.

We look forward to seeing your again in the future.

Danny - Financial Adviser

July 2016

Thank you to the DBR team for assisting with my deal. The whole process was quite smooth and we settled the property last Friday. Henry was very helpful and efficient.

This is my first deal done with DBR and I look forward to bringing more deals to you guys in the future.

Warren – Property Financier

May 2016

I was very impressed with Geoff’s response times and communications through the approval process. Documentation was timely and faultless with sensible loan conditions given the nature of the security.

The client was suitably happy with the outcome. Thanks again.

Mark - Broker

May 2016

Geoff was great to deal with. He offered a very simple and quick service which was easy for the client to understand and flexibility if the client requires it later.

Geoff kept me up-to-date on progress throughout the process.



Suzanne - Borrower

April 2016

We found DBR to be professional and extremely efficient in all our dealings with them.
Once construction started the drawdown process operated seamlessly and so removed any potential stress that might result from delays in this area.

We would be very happy to work with DBR again for development funding and therefore would have no hesitation in recommending them.


December 2015

Many thanks for the efforts you put in on the loan, appreciated your professionalism and the flexibility you showed when going got a bit difficult.

Hope we can do more together.



Michelle - Broker

October 2015

Hi Darryl,

You guys make it easy to do business with. The team are amazing to deal with and hopefully I can get some more quality deals to you.


Darren - Broker

October 2015

"Can’t wait to find more deals for you. You and the team have been amazing through-out this project.


Bryan - Borrower

October 2015

"I appreciate the loan and the excellent service DBR have provided. The communication throughout has been totally professional.



June 2015

Finally turning the corner.

Thank-you for providing the much-needed breathing space; allowing me to concentrate on securing the role.


August 2014

Hi team,

I went to the ASB bank and cancelled the loan payment on Tuesday.

Many thanks to you all in helping us with our property finance.

Mortgage Broker

June 2014

Dear Laura,

Wahoo! And thank you for making it all so easy!

Sue and Paul - Borrowers

May 2014

Hi Geoff,

We really appreciate everything that you have helped us with over the last few years!

We also feel that, DBR, as a company, especially, you have been a fantastic family company to deal with, when we were in what you might call "dire straits" and we thank you guys with all our heart!

We now know where we are, and what to do now, and look forward to a good financial and happy future.

Thank you again!

Kind regards
Sue and Paul.

Terry - Borrower

March 2014

Good morning Darryl, Laura and Sue

Thank you so much for your continued support.

The manner in which you have identified then met our requirements using the solution most beneficial to us is greatly appreciated.

As always time is of the essence.

Have a great day.

Kind regards,

Property Finance - Mortgage Broker

August 2013

Hi Laura,

Many thanks for your very quick and efficient processing of our recent funding.

Mortgage Broker - Auckland

Spec House Developer - Property Finance Loan/Construction Loan

June 2013

I would like to thank DBR for supplying the property finance for my building project which was a spec house, that sold recently for $1,570,000. I required a higher level of finance to fund the project than would fit into the criteria for Trading Banks.

I found DBR very flexible and helpful in the initial process of assessing my suitability. Once approved and the project was underway, the payments came through quickly and without requiring excess paperwork. I received regular updates on the balances and interest throughout the loan period.

When I needed to increase the loan amount, this happened without undue time lag and to the level I required. I found DBR staff helpful, efficient and courteous at all times and overall this was a very positive experience which enabled me to work through a profitable project speedily and without undue hassle.

Thanks again to the team at DBR.

Tim Anderson

November 2012

Fired an application at Laura midday today…. And she has come back with an offer two hours later! (Albeit 2nd tier financier terms & conditions – which are appropriate)…. But looks like an awesome alternative for any apps you are getting declined!!

DBR Borrowers - Karen and Peter

November 2012

"Thanks for helping us in “our hour of need”, it made a huge difference, Merry Christmas to everyone
Regards Karen and Peter"

David Lloyd

October 2012

The Broker's experience was beyond expectations. A 24 hour turnaround from submission to offer coupled with Darryl and Laura's willingness to meet the client on-site and allay any concerns held certainly assisted getting this deal across the line. Settlement with through without issue and all parties were very happy with the outcome. Further business between DBR and the client are a distinct possibility.

David Lloyd

Ricky Rhodes - Mike Pero

February 2012

By god that was quick...quickest I have ever seen...well done!


Graeme Leigh - The Mortgage Centre Rotorua Limited

December 2011

To whom it may concern,

Earlier this year I needed to urgently seek a large amount of litigation funding to enable a client to proceed with a large Matrimonial Property action. I contacted Geoff Allen at DBR and that funding was approved (and later increased), quickly and on terms and conditions acceptable to my client and supported by her legal advisers.

Funds were approved for the client in a timely manner, and with minimal approval and settlement conditions. In fact, a couple of conditions were waived or modified in order to accommodate the client’s personal situation at that time.

A DBR executive travelled to inspect the security property personally, and interview the borrower with me as the Broker, present.

Fees and loan structures were agreed, client’s Solicitor instructed, and despite a tight timeframe and the proposal being very much ‘outside the square’, proceeds were made available in time to meet client’s large legal fees bill due-date.

Since drawdown, there has been regular communication between Geoff at DBR and me as the Broker, and I have been made to feel very much part of the DBR team. The loan has just been repaid well ahead of schedule, following my client’s success with her court proceedings.

I’m not in the habit of providing testimonials, but the service and communication from Geoff and the DBR team has been outstanding to the extent that I offered to write this, in acknowledgement of DBR’s support and to recommend their services to other brokers.

Yours sincerely,
Graeme Leigh

DBR Borrower

November 2011

We are quite excited about these developments, especially to enable us to move on to more normal financial arrangements. But of course we are extremely grateful to DBR and New Build who have supported us over the past 12 months. From the time DBR was approached we have been pleased with the way they worked with us to start up the finance, and also the way they kept us fully informed along the way. We really do appreciate your support.

Christine Lockie - Loanplan

September 2011

We had an urgent request for finance from a client in Lower Hutt. Her family home was going under the bank hammer in just six days. By the time we had received all the information we had just five days before the mortgagee sale. We went straight to DBR. We had an indicative letter of offer from DBR the same day. Our client’s Solicitor was amazed DBR, via numerous emails with Mortgagee Solicitors and a lot of action ‘behind the scenes’, managed to delay bank tactics. The day before the auction, we satisfied all but one condition. On the day of the auction the last condition was met, and DBR refinanced debt outstanding. We now have a very happy customer and a strong source for future referrals.
Thank you DBR.

Wayne Oliver - Oliver Mortgate & Insurance Ltd

August 2011

"It is always a pleasure doing business with you all at DBR – and best of all it is SO EASY."

Wayne Oliver

Tracy Wraith - Mortgage Express

July 2011

Don’t worry, DBR will get first options on any that come across my desk in the specialised field…you won my loyalty on this one, not that you didn’t have it with Laura working for you. I’ll promote as much as I can with the others in my team. Very happy.


Suzanne Isherwood - Mortgage Express

October 2010

To be honest, there really isn’t anyone looking at asset lend that has the customer service that you give.

Chris - Borrower

September 2010

Thanks for the great help you have provided for me through a tough part of the journey. All the best to you, and my sincere thanks.

Greg McKenzie Advice First

September 2010

Wow! You guys are awesome!

Sarah Taylor - Taylormade Financial Group

August 2010

Thanks for being so amazingly fast and offering a top service. It is certainly a breath of fresh air in these strange times.