As part of our Gawler Local Business Hot Spot, we recently had the opportunity to interview franchise owner Chris Bonnici of Aussie Gawler. Having been in operation since 2005, the family run business, with mum Carmen as the Customer Service Manager, now employs 3 additional staff members. All professional brokers are fully accredited by the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia and hold a minimum qualification of Diploma in Financial Services.
Aussie Gawler offer a range of services including home loans and insurance. Whether you’re a first home buyer looking to enter the property market or an investor wanting to build your portfolio the team of professionals at Aussie Gawler can help. Services they provide include:
- Information for first home buyers
- Home loan comparisons
- Refinancing options
- Insurance broking
- Investment opportunities
- Construction loans
The Aussie Gawler store is one of South Australia’s leading Aussie stores, having been awarded the Aussie Excellence Award for 2013. The store services the local Gawler community and surrounding suburbs (including Barossa Valley, Hillbank, Evanston Park, Craigmore, Blakeview, Munno Para West, Playford, Elizabeth … just to name a few.
If you’re a First Home Buyer Chris says “it’s our mission to put the excitement back into buying your first home and our team of experienced mortgage brokers will make this experience as stress free as possible, helping you get into your first home sooner. We even hold First Home Buyer workshops so you are well informed”
When asked what Chris loves most about Gawler he says “The area still maintains a sense of local community. There is also a lot of investment and growth within the Gawler area from land development right through to shopping and infrastructure”
His favourite local event is the annual Gawler Show which is popular among many attracting thousands of people each year.
Chris says “In terms of what I’d like to see happen in Gawler, definitely better traffic management. Also local community pulling together to support local business and services. If we keep it local than businesses will remain profitable and stay in the area”.
For more information on Aussie Gawler
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9 to 5pm Saturday & Sunday (by appointment)
Contact: Aussie Gawler, 485 Main North Road Evanston SA 5116 (located in the heart of the Gawler Home Makers Centre)
Phone: 08 8522 7433 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org