There have been big things in the works at Squirrel! Today we're announcing our merger with The Home Loan Shop under the Squirrel brand, and our newly-minted partnership with enable.me.
Today we're announcing the appointment of David Cunningham as Squirrel's new CEO, set to take up the role in July 2022.
Homeowners want to get things done to their house now, but increasing the mortgage and convincing the bank are both hard work. And let’s face it, it’s only getting harder. Recognise the hurdles of borrowing, Squirrel has launched an online no-fee home improvement loan that makes getting stuff done around the house much easier.
Squirrel loves helping people into new homes and noticed the challenges with getting things done when it comes to buying and selling. With this in mind, the Homeowner’s Personal Loan was created. The big idea is a simple, online no-fee personal loan designed for homeowners, that can be used to cover selling costs, small renovations, or a quick do-up when buying.
Squirrel has access to more lenders than any other broker and the only 100% build finance product for builders in New Zealand.
We have been squirrelling away quietly for the past 12 months building our new P2P platform from scratch.
We have just launched Squirrel Money which is a new peer-to-peer lending platform. It's early days and we know we have a hard journey ahead of us.
After almost a year of IT development and scurrying about Squirrel Money has been licensed by the FMA to be a peer-to-peer lender.