Clayton D’Lima – Founder, Senior Mortgage Adviser
Clayton founded MortgageDesign with the aim to helping Kiwis realise their dream of owning their own home. Clayton is very passionate about properties and helping others achieve their goals. He specialises in structuring the loans to suit the needs of his clients.
Clayton has over 20 years’ experience in the banking and financial services industry. During his 20 years banking career he has had the privilege of working alongside some great New Zealand businesses and have helped them to achieve their financial goals – growing their investment portfolio, restructured their finances or acquiring that commercial premises or new business.
Clayton has an in-depth knowledge of investing in property and personally has a small portfolio of his own. He is very creative, uses various strategies and learns from best practices. He will find you the best solution available.
He says that customers have a dream, he helps them strategise a plan to achieve their dream and works with them to fulfil that dream.
J.J. van der Westhuizen – Mortgage Adviser.
J.J. is a Financial Adviser and have been in the banking and financial industry for over 12 years. As a Mortgage Adviser he goes all-out helping people take control of their mortgage to build financial freedom, whether it is buying their first home, building a new property, or investing in more properties.
Through professional advice he strives to provide his clients with practical solutions to their finance challenges. J.J. makes it his mission to clearly understand his client’s family and financial goals and then leverage his experience and network alliances to recommend a tailor-made solution that best suits their needs.
As a trusted adviser he always ensures his clients are well informed throughout the entire application process. He continues to work with them on an ongoing basis to review any future financial need, always putting their best interest first.
Outside of mortgages and properties, J.J. enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful girls. He is a family man that loves the outdoors, his BBQ, and boasting about cooking the perfect steak!
Violet Xue – Senior Mortgage Adviser
Raised in Christchurch, Violet is a Kiwi-Chinese (fluently bilingual) who moved to Auckland in late 2017. Violet comes from a strong business banking background having worked for one of NZ’s leading Banks for 5 years.
As a Financial Adviser, Violet’s knowledge of lenders across both the main bank and non-bank space means she is well-versed to provide her clients with creative strategies to secure their financials needs. She is proficient at handling complex scenarios, larger investor portfolios and project finance for property developers. Violet is naturally attentive yet has the resilience to deliver real results for her clients.
In Violet’s spare time, you can find her exploring all aspects of living a healthy lifestyle through fitness and nutrition. She is secretly a qualified personal trainer, a foodie and loves to explore Auckland food spots.