Meet the women of Custom Mortgages

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Posted 26 June, 2024
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Justine Till, Rebeca Barnes and Alison Mair

The team at Custom Mortgages is proud to have a group of talented women in its midst - all bankers and each with many years’ experience in the industry. Justine, Rebeca and Alison are three of Custom Mortgages’ mortgage advisors and they are known for their personable, tailored approach to the lending process.

Justine Till

Justine has lived in Queenstown since 2012 when she caught the snow bug, took a chance, and moved over the ditch from Western Australia.

She is passionate about the region and is eager to help her customers navigate complex mortgage scenarios by providing clear, actionable advice. Her customer-first mentality is central to everything she does, and she loves to help everyone from all walks of life achieve their goal of buying property.

Justine and her partner have also been building their own home over the last 12 months, so she has firsthand experience in the local building process and the unique challenges faced in the region. This insight pairs well with her knowledge of construction lending.

Rebeca Barnes

Rebeca has lived in Central Otago for over 22 years and is a familiar face to many in the area – not only for her day-to-day work but for her involvement in the local community.

Rebeca is a real people person. She loves the varying views of customers and scenarios she is exposed to in mortgage advising, and she relishes the challenge of finding the way forward to help her customers achieve their goals, while saving them time and money.

Rebeca’s community involvement includes initiatives which promote community and inclusiveness as she believes this is important in a town like Queenstown, with residents who are often far from their families and support networks. She is proud to be involved with Impact100, Baskets of Blessings, and the St. Joseph’s Primary School PTA, to name a few.

Alison Mair

Alison originally hails from Dunedin but now calls Cromwell home. She has strong ties to the Cromwell and Central Otago region and these connections brought her and her family here after time spent in Wellington, Queenstown and Dunedin.

Alison has a wealth of experience in business and commercial lending which has given her an ability to tackle complex applications. She enjoys teaming up with her customers’ other advisors (solicitors, tax accountants, etc) to ensure the best structure for investments from the get-go. She thrives on giving her home and business customers a personalised and streamlined approach, so they feel comfortable and well-informed throughout the process.


Why Custom Mortgages

At Custom Mortgages, you will find a team that works hard to build relationships with its customers and lenders to provide a more customised and personal experience. Rebeca, Justine, Alison and the rest of the team understand the industry and work closely with all the banks, plus a number of other lenders, to find the best solution for its customers.

Get in touch

Ensure you have financing arrangements that match the scale and timeframe of your project, plans, or needs. Whether you are a first home buyer, buying your next home, an investor, refinancing or building your home, reach out to Justine, Rebeca or Alison via our website:


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