Chris Leighton & Tracey Black

Licensee Salesperson, Ray White Richmond

Chris Leighton & Tracey Black have proven themselves as a formidable real estate sales team with award winning customer satisfaction results, a reputation for “getting it done” and achieving fantastic successes for many very happy sellers and buyers.

When you choose Chris Leighton & Tracey Black to market your property, you are choosing two licensed sales people who will be dedicated to providing you with their personal attention in the overall management of the sales process and their professional advice and support during the sensitive negotiation process.


Chris has proven herself as one of the regions’ leading practitioners. Her extensive sales and marketing background spans over 35 years.

Throughout her own personal experience of buying and selling real estate, she acknowledges the importance of enthusiasm, attitude, knowledge, commitment and the skill of a good negotiator.  All of which she has an abundance of.  Add in a good sense of humour, the ability to listen along with her sincere honesty and you get a good dose of professional integrity that has built a successful real estate career.

Away from work, Chris is a keen sportswoman having represented in both cricket (international) and hockey at provincial and national levels. She now enjoys golf, biking, walking, especially through the Abel Tasman.  Spending time with family and friends is also very important to her.


Tracey is a true-blue Nelsonian, born and bred. She is well entrenched in the local community having grown-up here, being educated here, played sport to a high level and probably her proudest achievement – spending 10 years in the NZ Police, serving the community she loves and making a difference in peoples lives.

It is no surprise then that some of the strengths she brings to the team include honesty, integrity, attention to detail not to mention her vast marketing experience and local knowledge.  Well known and respected for her support and fundraising of local community organisations, Tracey is passionate about the region and its people.

Away from work, Tracey enjoys golf, cycling and walking, especially strolling the local markets.  Time with family and friends occupies any spare time.

Together, Chris and Tracey utilise their collective strengths, sharing the tasks ensuring you are in the best possible hands to achieve the best possible outcome.


They were friendly and easy to work with provided us with lots of support as first home buyers

Erin and David

Chris & Tracey are a dynamic switched on team who go the extra mile to achieve a great result for everyone involved!

Margie and Maurie

Chris was so lovely; very very patient with us (we encountered quite a few setbacks during the buying process, which were outside of our control), always seemed happy to help us, and took extra time listen and talk with us. We also felt really welcomed to our new home during the settlement process. Thanks so much!

Rebecca & Lucas

Good communication, Helpful

Andrew Fitzgerald and Courtney Fisher

Good clear communication and kept up to date with the process



Daniel and Sarah

10/10 all the way through!

Bodhi and Mark

Chris & Tracey were awesome to deal with! They were very professional at all times but also very personable - always making us feel at ease and guiding us through the process of selling our house so it never felt stressful.

Mark Tohill

We rated Chris & Tracey a 10 out of 10 because there wasn't a 20. These girls were amazingly friendly, helpful & professional from the moment we met them.

Laurie and Claire

They couldn't have been more helpful and very professional.

Frederick and Nanette

Helpful and friendly. Easy to work with and keen to do a good job.

Christine & Kevan

Chris went above and beyond the call of duty to help me in the purchase of 22 Avonbank Place, Nelson. As a returning Kiwi, trying to purchase a home from Melbourne, Chris was very easy and most helpful to deal with. I look forward to meeting her, and thanking her and her team in person.


We found the service provided by Tracey (and Chris before she "retired hurt"!) to be exemplary. Tracey was knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, extremely accommodating and above all professional. In our property search we came into contact with many agents who by and large were not in the same league as T and C. Excellent!

Robert and Sue

We gave Chris & Tracey a 10/10 because they were very easy to deal with.

Marina & Mike

An exceptional couple of ladies who worked really hard on the purchase and sale of our houses. Communication was fantastic. .

Sandra and Peter

Chris was very professional and also very sensitive to the needs of our tenants who are in the flats. She made an effort to obtain the price that we were asking and we were able to increase the contract to the amount we wanted. She made suggestions to help improve the saleability of the flats.

Joy and Gary

Quality of service and very professional but also very down to earth. They achieved a fantastic result.


Felt they did job well. Very enthusiasticand mindful of our situation

Bruce & Janet Piper

Chris and Tracey have been our preferred real estate specialists since our arrival from the UK. As property investors, we have relied on the wealth of knowledge they both possess in this area to assist us with both buying and selling investment property for some years now. We would thoroughly recommend Chris & Tracey to anyone and will continue to utilise them for all our real estate needs in the future

Tracey & Kev - Nelson

Chris Leighton and Tracey Black went above and beyond what you would normally expect from your typical Real Estate Agents. They are a very knowledge and professional team and their honesty and integrity are second to none. What a fantastic result, we had an early offer and great end result after the first Open Homes. Thank you so much guys, as overseas vendors you made the process simple. We highly recommend Chris & Tracey if you are thinking of selling

Paula & John - Australia

Both Chris & Tracey have been a pleasure to deal with, both professional and dedicated to getting us the best result. We were hopeful of a quick sale and believe their energy and enthusiasm coupled with their experience and sales skill was the reason we have our happy result. What we both appreciated most was the way Chris & Tracey listened to us and showed genuine care for us throughout the process. We felt we were in very good hands. We will continue to refer them to all of our friends and associates”.

Mike & Kate - Stoke

We found Chris & Tracey to be very friendly and approachable. They always reported back to us following open homes and viewings via text and arranged for a large number of viewings outside of open homes. Got us a great price for our home through clever negotiation.


Wahoo... Chris Leighton and Tracey Black sold our home within 2 open homes, they rock! Their professionalism, enthusiasm, communication and patience was greatly appreciated. Plus they made the process very smooth and stress free. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Lisa & Steve - Stoke

Chris and Tracey have been a pleasure to deal with over the sale of our property. They are very professional and have achieved an excellent result in a very short time. We would have no hesitation in recommending Chris & Tracey to any of our friends or colleagues. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Raylene & Robert - Australia

Chris Leighton and Tracey Black are a great asset to your company and with staff like that you will achieve great results 10/10 customer monitor survey

Tony & Lisa - Australia

Chris and Tracey are excellent at their job as they communicate well. They kept us well informed, were attentive and worked hard at selling our property. I believe that they are genuine and have integrity. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Hugh & Bernie - Stoke

Chris and Tracey have gone above and beyond in selling our house. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Anita & Paul - Stoke

Found Chris & Tracey were very approachable, good listeners and felt they had confidence and experience to sell our family home, at the right price. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Jason & Jennifer - Stoke

I contacted Chris & Tracey to sell my Dads house because I knew her previously and because she had done an appraisal on Dad's house several years ago. My Dads home was an estate sale and Chris and Tracey approached and treated the situation with utmost respect and sympathy and were very aware that this was a difficult situation for me. They made the complete procedure from start to end easy and seamless. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Kendal & Fiona - Stoke

Chris & Tracey worked far beyond the call of duty to complete our recent house sale 10/10 customer monitor survey

Rob & Colleen - Tauranga

Great service, nothing a problem, didn't up the price to get the listing. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Graham & Donna - Wakefield

I found Chris & Tracey to be very helpful, supportive & always staying positive during the sale of my property. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Carolyn - Stoke

Chris & Tracey achieved what I wanted and did what they said they'd do. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Michelle - Richmond

Both Chris and Tracey are warm, efficient, understanding and extremely good at their jobs. They got me several offers for my house, most of which were more than I was hoping for. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Elena - Ireland

Excellent service throughout from Chris and Tracey. Very good price gained and and excellent terms. 10/10 customer monitor survey

George - Stoke

I was kept well informed all of the time and the Agents were extremely efficient 10/10 customer monitor survey

Sandra - Nelson

This is not the first time we have engaged Chris & Tracey to help us with our real estate needs. Chris & Tracey are excellent at their job, they make the whole experience a pleasure with their can do positive attitudes. We wouldn't use anyone else. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Tracey & Kev, - Tahunanui

We find Chris & Tracey personable, friendly and efficient 10/10 customer monitor survey

Vince & Lois - Richmond

Absolutely amazing agents. I've never had such good service 10/10 customer monitor survey

Caroline - Richmond

Great listeners, great knowledge, professional. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Meeka & James - Motueka

We could not fault the service we received! They kept us informed and did everything they had promised us when we signed the contract. Tracey and Chris were a pleasure to work with. They went over and above and we truly appreciated it. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Abbie & Kieran - Richmond

Through out this whole process of selling the house - Chris & Tracey were always positive that we would sell, cheerful and always obliging - not once negative and never tried to push their own agenda - as we have had with previous agents. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Peter & Sheryll - Redwood Valley

Chris & Tracey provide attention to detail and great communication. They are pleasant and friendly and have effective teamwork, achieving us a great result. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Jane & Graeme, - Stoke

Chris & Tracey are great salespeople, easy to get on with, communicate very well and do not pressurise. Most efficient 10/10 customer monitor survey

Shirley & Robin - Stoke

Chris & Tracey have an excellent manner. They provided great follow up and briefing after potential buyers have viewed the property. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Penny - Stoke

Chris & Tracey listened to what we wanted and acted accordingly. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Lynne & Gerrit - Australia

Chris & Tracey are extremely professional and above all honest and have integrity which I would not compromise on. They also did everything they said they would. They exceeded our expectations. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Brian & Sandra - Whakatu

We met Chris & Tracey a year before selling. We knew the moment we met them both that they were the agents to sell our home! What was most important to us was their clear communication and up-front style. Also being sensitive to our needs including going the extra mile to make sure we had a home to buy once we sold. Chris & Tracey took all the stress out of the process, making it an exciting and pleasurable experience. We would highly recommend them over and over without hesitation 10/10 customer monitor survey

Jason & Maria - Stoke

Chris & Tracey were very friendly and easy to talk to. I felt I was able to ask questions

Hayley - Stoke

We found Chris & Tracey to be highly professional, friendly and helpful when they sold us our new home. 10/10 customer monitor survey

Verite & Sherilee - Auckland

Chris & Tracey were very friendly and most professional when selling me my property. 10/10 Customer monitor survey

Mark - Stoke

We wish to express our thanks and appreciation for all that you both did to make our transition into Willow Ave such a pleasant one, not to mention the little surprises here and there. Your stylish touch at every turn stood out and made us feel that you cared so sincerely. We don’t want to go as far as saying we would buy and sell with you again but only because we are just so happy here that we hope we can stay until the end - 20 years time at least!

Stewart & Margaret - Stoke

Chris and Tracey were very professional , efficient and informative with friendly personalities. Going outside expectations . Highly recommend 10/10 Customer Monitor Survey

Cathy & Gary - Richmond

Chris & Tracey are very easy to deal with and prompt replies to any queries.

Paul and Linda

Chris and Tracey were very professional , efficient and informative with friendly personalities. Going outside expectations . Highly recommend

Cathy and Gary

Very friendly and most professional

Mark Shepard

Highly professional, friendly and helpful

Verite Davidson & Sherilee Swanepoel

They're awesome!!

Vince and Lois

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