Licensee Agent, Ray White Napier
Following a successful career in land and property since 1973, John entered the real estate business in 1985 working as a Branch Manager for two local real estate offices and in recent years in residential sales. In 1991 he was admitted as an Associate Member of the Real Estate Institute (AREINZ).
Married to Sandy, they have resided in Taradale for 30 years. Their two sons and daughter attended local Taradale schools then on to University. Hayden and Andrew both graduated from Massey University with degrees in Industrial Product Design, Hayden is now working in London and Andrew in Wellington. Kirstin graduated in 2012 from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours in Art History, and is working in Melbourne.
John is actively involved with Asthma Hawkes Bay as a trustee and has served the last 30 years as a committee member and past President of the Trust.
In 1999 Sandy joined John's busy residential business and completed the National Certificate of Real Estate, graduating in February 2000.
They specialize in the sale of homes in Napier with an emphasis on the Taradale/Greenmeadows area together with Residential Investment property. As investors themselves it is a field they have specialized in.
John and Sandy's attitude to real estate is straight forward, distinguishing themselves with their clients and customers by their trust, integrity and attention to detail.
As real estate professionals they make a formidable team bringing exceptional results to their clients.
His attitude was extremely professionally and he kept us informed at all times.
Antony & Margaret
John and Sandy are friendly, encouraging and genuine. They made the process easy and made us feel comfortable throughout.
Rebecca & Lance
Very professional and did a great service. He gave me the best advice which payed off. So grateful for his efforts
John’s communication is excellent and he delivers what he says he will.
Mark & Deborah
At time of wife's ill health John went way above and beyond call of duty - he was marvellous.
Trevor & Dianne
He was fantastic and guided us through the sale of my mother's house with very little stress. To quote John "he took the Disprins for us". If we lived in Napier we would certainly use him again.
He is very professional and kept us informed though out the whole sale process.
Tony & Karen
He communicates well. Keeping us informed every step of the way. Very pleasant man.
Tony & Karen
Highly competent, left no stone unturned, handled the whole deal with enthusiasm, courtesy and a high degree of professionalism.
Jeffrey & Linda
Went out of his way to help in every aspect possible. Went over what was expected, excellent to deal with, very genuine.
Craig & Jane
Very helpful and friendly.
Emily & Cody
Very honest and professional. Cared about Georgia and I. Cares about his profession and the industry he works in. Georgia and I had dealt with a few real estate agents over the past year and they were very 'money hungry' and bad liars, clearly pushing prices, John on the other hand was VERY professional, followed the law and not once did he encourage more money out of me. He made a personnel bonding and relationship with us and it was an absolute joy to work with Sandy and John. Great people.
John and Sandy did a fantastic job of keeping us informed at every step of the way. We have known John for many years and was our first and only choice to sell our parent's house. Very happy with the way everything was handled.
Dean & Stephen
John and Sandy provided very thorough service to us. Nothing was too hard for them to deal with. Very professional.
John & Elizabeth
Deb and I found John reliable full of helpful information we would certainty have no problems dealing with John again he made the move into our new house as stress free as possible at what I thinks a difficult time,Thankyou.
Mark & Deborah
Thank you for your professional help. Your attention to detail and for keeping us in the loop with regular reports was very much appreciated. Your appraisal of the current market and the likely sum we could possibly realise for our property transpired to be most accurate. We were all the more pleased with the outcome when considering the time of the sale was right on Christmas Eve. We wish to thank the people at Ray White real estate who were involved in the sale ably led by yourselves. Thank you for your encouragement along the way.
Louise & Noel - Taradale
John and Sandy recently assisted my wife and me in purchase of our home in Napier. Throughout the process I found they provided exemplary service with a high level of professionalism and integrity. John and Sandy clearly love their work and always went the extra mile for us – going well beyond what we expected by means of advocacy on our behalf, providing invaluable information and key contacts, honest appraisal and always exceptional communications. We had no hitches in the purchase process – all bases were covered due to their thoroughness, attention to detail and timely communication. We have been involved with a considerable number of real estate professionals during our earlier sale and subsequent purchase process. However John and Sandy are head and shoulders above anyone else we have worked with in terms of professionalism, helpfulness, integrity and genuine interest in us and our situation. John is an invaluable source of local knowledge and I have come to value his advice. We sing their praises to all of our friends and new local contacts. We wholeheartedly recommend John and Sandy to anyone seeking real estate assistance in the Napier/Hawkes Bay region.
Peter and Beth - Napier South
Extremely pleasant and helpful to deal with. Made our purchasing of the property very simple and non stressful
Great help, very organised, easy to deal with, good info when needed!
John and Sandy went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure we secured our property. John was fantastic at explaining the NZ system to us - we had come from UK so needed lots of help! He communicated with us frequently and gave sound advice at every turn.
Kathleen & Boyd
Honest and approachable. Kept us updated regularly. Answered any questions or concerns promptly. We felt that John and Sandy looked after both us and their vendor equally - this was a breath of fresh air given our experience with other agents we have encountered.
Kelly & Kevin
Excellent service - went above and beyond for us in all ways!
Peter & Beth
John was very profesional and explained everything exceptionally well. John and Sandy worked together with Brenna with great energy and their attention to detail was second to none. We enjoyed having them sell our property.
I had consistent updates throughout listing and sale period
Very honest approachable reliable people
John was professional but very approachable and helpful. Went out of his easy to assist me with the purchase and process. A really nice person and did Ray White proud. Highly recommended.
John set out to get the best price possible and achieved that goal very quickly.
Steven & Helen
John was amazing and very helpful
Responded quickly and efficiently to all enquiries and answered questions promptly.
David & Rhonda
Thanks so much for your help in gaining a sale for my Taradale house. From start to finish, your attention to detail, communication and advice were exceptional. Your support with understanding the inspection process was very much appreciated as was keeping me informed as the sale progressed through each stage. I couldn’t fault your customer service – your teamwork is excellent and your professionalism outstanding. I bought that house through you and I sold that same house through you – I am a very satisfied customer! Many thanks and my best wishes…. Katie Jeffery
We would like to convey our sincere thanks to you both for your assistance and thoughtfulness during the process of selling our home of 40+ years. We appreciated your advice, patience and insight into our unique needs, and for being at the end of the phone at all times to answer our queries. The Open Home process was one which were unsure of, but you managed it well, and gave us prompt feedback about the number of viewers and potential buyers and alleviated our concerns. Thank you also for including our sons informed, and included by phone in the discussion following opening of the offers for the home. The service you provided was professional, responsive and honest at all times, and we are very happy that we chose you as agents to sell our home, and would be pleased to recommend both of you to any potential home sellers or buyers.
Ann and Ray Webster
friendly, approachable & efficient.
Lyn & Janet
We couldnt ask for better agents...john and sandy were just fantastic.
Paul, John, Linda & David
Professional, compassionate, INTEGRITY
Very helpful, excellent communication, professional and wonderful to deal with. Always positive which was most helpful for me.
Prompt and courteous service with every consideration given to my needs, and regular communication as to progress with the sale of my property.
John, Geoffrey & Christine
John was very patient with us, explained the process of selling our home in detail, and kept us updated on progress during the sale process.
Raymond & Ann
He was good at he's job
Aidan & Louise