Bernie started his career as an apprenticed carpenter then progressed to a self-employed Building Contractor. Bernie became known for running a well-organized job and doing quality work. In 1997 he was appointed as Contracts and Project Manager for Design Builder’s Hawkes Bay and over 10 years successfully managed the construction of over 200 Hawkes Bay homes.
Bernie’s extensive experience in project management taught him the art and the importance of; effective open and closed communication, attention to detail, creating and initiating systems that work but at the same time keep things simple. Bernie believes that selling property is not all about the gift of the gab, but more importantly successfully selling a property is about a good understanding relationship between Vendor and Agent, effective marketing and negotiation.
Bernie desire to succeed and his passion for property constantly drives him to give a successful service to his customers, ultimately ensuring the path to his own success. It’s one of the giving and the receiving principles of life.
Bernie is confident that his background and product knowledge of houses and property is a great strength and has proven valuable to his buyers when they’ve wanted ideas on landscaping or guidance into how they could alter a home they have interest in.
Since going into Real Estate Bernie has stayed true to the proven business principles he believes in. In doing so Bernie’s business has grown in leaps and bounds from one year to the next. Consequently Bernie is ranked amongst the top performing agents for Leaders Hawkes Bay and he is under no illusion that this year will be a great year for him and his customers.
Thinking of selling? Call Bernie, because if we believe we can do it, we can!
Real Estate, houses and people are Connie’s passion. Connie joined the real estate sector back in 2003, and after a few years living in the African outback, she has returned to Hawke’s Bay with her husband, to live “in paradise”. She makes a welcome return to real estate with the same enthusiasm and professionalism she has always displayed.
Connie is a multiple award winner and top achiever in Real Estate. She doesn’t just say it, she gets it done. Her focus is on the residential and lifestyle property market in Hawke’s Bay – particularly Havelock North, Hastings and surrounds.
With her background as a senior executive in finance and banking Connie has the solid financial understanding that buying or selling a house is one of the largest investments many people make. It is not just a transaction. Her experience across sales and marketing means she has a strong understanding of buyers and sellers needs for accurate, timely and relevant information.
Connie endeavours to keep the real estate process as smooth and stress-free as possible. Her experience and artistic flair sees Connie provide advice on presenting a house to its best, on creating a high impact marketing strategy to reach maximum buyers, and on strong buyer follow-through to ensure sales success.
Promoting Hawke’s Bay comes from the heart for Connie, where she has chosen to live. The Bay is buzzing and beautiful with a lot happening; the arts, culture, outdoor pursuits, world class produce, food and wine but most importantly it offers a strong community spirit with people who still have time for each other.
If you are looking to buy or sell or simply want to understand what the best course of action is for you, Connie would love to help.