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!
Connie is an Elite Ray White Agent putting her in the top 3% of all Ray White agents across New Zealand and Australia. This accolade includes sales volume, value, and customer satisfaction score of 90%.
Connie sells 98% of all homes she brings to the market. She sells! The industry average for homes listed by an agent that goes on to be sold is 67%. Connie regularly takes on homes that have remained unsold by others and goes on to successfully sell them.
Connie has a proven track record in consistently selling homes promptly. Connie sells around 40 properties a year (the average agent sells 11 properties a year). With over 500 properties sold locally she understands real estate and the local market, she does not practice on your home; she brings experience and a proven track record to the table. She is a master at creating competition, closing the sale, and achieving superior results. Success and efficiency, plus 2 dedicated staff members, keeps her desk clear to focus on the next challenge.
Dedication, commitment, and thorough preparation drive Connie. She works unreservedly for the seller to get you the best price and make the selling process a joyful journey. “Preparation preparation preparation” is her mantra. Get to know Connie and you will find boundless energy and fun. Connie’s marketing experience and strong negotiation skills spans over 25 years in the finance and real estate sectors.
Connie’s background is impressive. She headed up the Retail Investment Funds Division for a major NZ bank and grew it from 10th in the market to number 1 in just 3 years using her honed marketing skills. She was also a Private Banker investing $million plus investment portfolios, which means she is totally at easy to talk money fearlessly and with confidence.
Connie has a natural flair and savvy to know how to present your home for best buyer appeal. Every home presents a unique set of opportunities that excite buyers. Connie is passionate to promote the positives of your home.
She loves marrying buyers and houses. She says “I dream at night matching people and houses. I love my work!”
What clients say about Connie
• Passion for her job, works hard and extremely responsive • Efficient and sense of humour and easy to work with • Extremely professional, honest, and upfront. No sugar coating. Says it how it is • Got us top dollar. No one else could have got us this amazing price • Agents can be a rip off. Connie was worth every cent • Our house did not sell with another company. Connie sold it in 3 weeks.
With Connie you get dedication, proven results, know-how, professionalism, and a joyful journey of selling your home. Take the gamble out of selling your home. Connie is at the top of her game. Connie works to get the absolute best for you and your home which gives you peace of mind.