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Harcourts Avonhead

Grenadier Real Estate Ltd

Licensed REAA 2008

49 Merrin Street
Avonhead
Christchurch

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About Harcourts Avonhead

Located in the heart of Avonhead, just minutes from the airport, the city centre and Canterbury University, not to mention highly desirable schooling, Avonhead is a vibrant community with a steady influx of residents.

Situated adjacent to the Avonhead shopping centre, the Grenadier Avonhead office has consistently been amongst the cities best performing branches, and has also received nationwide acclaim for their exceptional service and outstanding sales results.

As a member of the Grenadier family, the largest franchise in the Harcourts stable, the consultants have access to an extensive, nationwide database, support networks, on-going training, cutting edge technology and the latest resources and tools. A pro-active, forward thinking company, Grenadier is constantly striving to educate and upskill their agents to ensure they have the knowledge and expertise to adapt and grow as the market changes and the industry evolves.

Led by Licensed Branch Manager Lisa Yardley-Vaiese, this award winning team know their community here better than anyone else. With an emphasis on communication and keeping their clients informed and involved, and a desire to continually produce the very best results, Grenadier Avonhead should be your one and only stop when buying or selling property.

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  • Lisa Yardley-Vaiese  AREINZ B.Com

    Lisa Yardley-Vaiese AREINZ B.Com

    Branch Manager & Auctioneer, Harcourts Grenadier Avonhead

    Lisa’s sparkling attitude, dedication and exceptional personal skills are valued by all who work with her and has allowed her to obtain a high degree of success for property owners in the Grenadier Auction Rooms. Working alongside Lisa and your sales consultant, you can be assured that you will be kept well informed throughout the campaign. Lisa is available to you every step of the way for questions or reassurance. Auction is very much a team approach to driving results for you, our clients. Building trust and connection with buyers on the auction floor, as well as in negotiations, is imperative. Lisa thrives on the energy created in this arena. Her robust understanding of real estate comes from being a proven performer who has worked alongside the industry’s best in selling, management and ownership roles within the Harcourts Group for over 16 years. Lisa competes regularly in Auctioneering Competitions in New Zealand & Australia. She is Christchurch born and bred – and passionate about our city’s future. Copy this link into your browser : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnN-iNDrHOA

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  • Alister Eddington

    Alister Eddington

    Licensed Senior Sales Consultant

    Selling or buying your most valuable asset demands you think very carefully about who represents you and your home. Alister Eddington has been selling Real Estate successfully for twenty years. His reputation, loyalty and longevity in Real Estate are absolute testimony to his character and the way in which he does business. Choosing a Real Estate consultant can be very difficult and getting it right is essential. What defines Alister is his experience, his confidence and maturity and his genuine desire to help clients achieve their real estate goals. His success comes from having a comprehensive knowledge of the Canterbury and Christchurch market and an understanding of business practice matched with strong negotiating skills, integrity and determination. "Good Real Estate is about my ability to showcase a home in the best way possible to get the desired result. I like to instill complete confidence and peace of mind in my clients, utilizing my vast experience and expertise gained over a long and successful career in real estate. My success is only as good as my last sale; therefore my goal is to have continued ongoing business by way of referrals from happy satisfied clients." Alister is generous with his time and is a good listener who having spent most his working life in the sales and service industry values delivering a high level of service.

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  • Annette Jacob

    Annette Jacob

    Sales Consultant

    Enthusiasm and Commitment With over two decades as a sales consultant with Harcourts, and a consistently successful sales record throughout this time, Annette can offer a wealth of experience in the residential property market. Over the years, Annette has developed a deep understanding of: What home buyers are looking for, why it matters to them and what motivates them to buy. The best ways to sell a home in all market conditions, both the peaks and troughs. How to best avoid the pitfalls and leverage the opportunities throughout each step of the sales process. The key factors involved in negotiating and signing off a successful sales agreement. Annette’s clients invariably appreciate her positive, easy going manner and her in-depth knowledge of what to do, how to do it and when to do it. Most of all, they appreciate her dedication. Annette brings the same dedication to her real estate work that she once brought to her paid and voluntary work in a variety of roles in the community, in addition to caring for her own home and family. With a real interest in people and their homes, Annette takes a great deal of pleasure in matching up the right people in the right place at the right time. Her knowledge, skills and experience are at your service.

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  • Bruce Winder

    Bruce Winder

    Senior Licensed Residential and Lifestyle Sales Consultant

    Based in Avonhead and having developed and built, bought and sold nearly 300 properties throughout the course of his life, Bruce certainly knows a thing or two about the Real Estate industry. Drawing on the knowledge he gained through practical experiences, Bruce has combined his staunch work ethic and his commitment to putting his Canterbury vendors first to create a highly successful career in the Real Estate industry, a fact backed up by the testimonials and high volume of repeat business he attracts. In addition to his experience in the construction industry, Bruce spent over 20 years as a bank and finance manager, giving him a unique insight into the process of buying property, from start to finish. Committed and driven to succeed on his client’s behalf, Bruce credits much of his success as a Real Estate agent to his pro-active approach. "I don’t just sit back and wait for a deal to happen, I go out there and find a buyer, and am always looking to marry purchaser’s to properties that I think will fit their needs" It’s this philosophy that allows Bruce to maintain his high standards and live up to his promise to sell homes as quickly as possible, while achieving the most desirable outcome for his clients in Canterbury.

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  • Derryn Webster

    Derryn Webster

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Buying or selling a property is a life changing event. From the moment you meet Derryn, you have found someone you can trust to guide and support you through this exciting journey. Derryn’s open, honest and friendly approach allows her to relate well with people from all walks of life. Her exceptional communication skills, coupled with her ability to build strong relationships ensures, your wants and needs are heard, valued and met. Determined and committed, Derryn’s outstanding work ethic and skills secures a professional service from start to finish. Derryn’s dedication and sheer hard work has seen her already a successful businesswoman prior to joining Harcourts, with 20 years managing Early Childhood Education Centres; her priority is exceptional customer service combined with impressive results for clients. On the home front, Derryn lives on a lifestyle block with her husband, Justin and two children, Joshua (8) and Isabella (4). Emigrating in 2009 from South Africa in 2009, they have settled and adore the beauty of the Garden City and the attractions it offers. Derryn is part of a multi award winning team at Harcourts Grenadier, Avonhead-they have been in the top 5 offices in Canterbury for the last two years consecutively and have recently won 3rd Office in New Zealand for Client Experience! Call Derryn today make your next move.

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  • Geoff Cropper

    Geoff Cropper

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Combining an in-depth expertise of the local market with a career history revolving around customer service and relationship building, Geoff Cropper prides himself on the incredible amount of referral and repeat business he experiences. Having spent the bulk of his life in Christchurch, Geoff has an intimate knowledge of the local region, and since entering the Real Estate profession in 1994 he has achieved success selling homes city-wide. Considering himself very much a ‘people person’, Geoff approaches all clients with an aim to make them ‘clients for life’. Trust, honesty and integrity are the key factors Geoff attributes to his capacity to build rapport with a broad range of people, and his ability to genuinely listen to people’s needs gives him the insight necessary to achieve the results his clients are searching for. “At the end of the day I am working for the client” says Geoff, “so making sure they are looked after, kept well informed and feel like they are part of the process is my key concern. Listening to their needs and responding to them is my first priority.” Geoff sets high standards for himself, and prides himself on his ability to deliver a service which consistently achieves great results.

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  • Jacq Lawler

    Jacq Lawler

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    As a results driven salesperson with the respected Harcourts Grenadier team, Jacq Lawler has the backing and experience to deliver the outstanding results and service every Canterbury homeowner deserves. Jacq’s market insight is further enhanced by Harcourt's leading technology, extensive buyer reach and advanced marketing solutions. With a strong reputation and national awards for outstanding results in sales and service in her previous career Jacq commits to effective and exclusive solutions, offering the edge required to achieve top results for her clients every time. Resourceful and proactive, Jacq combines effective communication skills with extensive property and sales knowledge to identify opportunities and deliver outcomes for her clients. Jacq prides herself on trust and honesty and looks forward to starting a long term property relationship with you today, buying, selling, landlord or just simply keeping up to date with values in your neighbourhood, call Jacq today, it's not just about selling!

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  • Jane Fennell

    Jane Fennell

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Few jobs provide a better insight into the lives of everyday Kiwis than community healthcare, which is exactly what Jane Fennell did for more than a decade before embarking on a career in real estate. During her time with Plunket she was welcomed into the homes of people from all backgrounds and cultures. Those experiences helped her to develop a unique appreciation for the role property plays in our lives. She understands how daunting buying a home and how stressful selling one can be! She also understands the intricacies of property investment, having bought and sold numerous properties over the course of her life. Jane firmly believes that the relationship between a real estate professional and their clients should be a genuine partnership – a collaborative effort that sees everyone informed and involved throughout the process. Mum to three boys, Jane is an outgoing, enthusiastic person with a keen sense of humour. She’s highly driven and is passionate about achieving the very best results for each and every person she works alongside. If you’d like to partner with an empathetic, down-to-earth real estate agent who really ‘gets it’, then contact Jane today on 021 02790044 or jane.fennell@harcourts.co.nz

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  • Jonty Downes

    Jonty Downes

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Jonty’s dream of working in Real Estate started when he was 12 years old. His passion for the industry saw him spend much of his time during his teenage years attending auctions & open homes. This he did before & after school and even on his weekends. His desire to become a Real estate agent has now been realised and his eagerness to work with Sellers & Buyers alike is boundless. Jonty has made it his mission to become the very best person he can be. He has interviewed top real estate consultants in Canterbury to absorb ideas on what is takes to provide outstanding service to their clients and to ultimately run a successful business. “If you’re good enough, then you’re old enough to be in Real Estate” is his mantra. Given Jonty’s youthfulness he adapts quickly to the ever changing world of technology… be it web based or social media platforms. This is an absolute advantage for him to work on the new technology platforms currently being developed for agents to work with clients in real estate today. With interests including interior design and the strength of a very detailed mind, Jonty likes facts and figures. Given Jonty’s attention and enthusiasm for real estate he has strong knowledge base evolving daily and really enjoys assisting clients in their real estate journey. Jonty is part of the multi award winning team at Harcourts Grenadier Avonhead – they have been in the top 5 offices in Canterbury for the last two years consecutively and have recently won 3rd office in New Zealand for Client Experience and that is what it really is all about. Jonty welcomes your call or enquiry

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  • Lin Ma

    Lin Ma

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Over the past 20 years Lin has enjoyed a hugely successful career in real estate, regularly ranking amongst Harcourts’ top performing agents city-wide. Energetic, driven and focused, she’s pretty much seen and done it all when it comes to property, with her highly-developed negotiation skills helping her thrive in both buoyant markets and in more challenging times. Being a Chinese speaker doesn’t mean she only works with the Asian market. But being bi-lingual does mean she’s able to connect with an incredibly wide range of buyers; an advantage that invariably reaps rewards for the clients she represents. Of course, she’s got all the qualifications you would expect, including her Salespersons Certificate and a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineer. But if there’s one thing that really reflects her ability it’s the high volume of repeat business she attracts – something Lin attributes to her frank, honest approach and her capacity to connect and communicate with people from all walks of life. If you’d like to work alongside a real estate professional who constantly provides impeccable service and consistently achieves exceptional results, then call Lin today. Remember, it costs nothing more to partner with one of the industry’s best!

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  • Lisa Wong

    Lisa Wong

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    If, as they say, a face can launch a thousand ships, then Lisa Wong’s infectious smile could sell a thousand houses and, indeed, she has been involved with many, many successful real estate transactions in her 11 year real estate career. Armed with an effervescent, intoxicating personality and coming from the background of teaching and mass media, it is not surprising that Lisa has such excellent interpersonal skills.  This is reflected in the strong reputation she has earned in the industry and the mutual respect she enjoys among the people working with her. International investors and immigrants form a vital group of buyers in the New Zealand housing market – something Lisa is acutely aware of. Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Lisa is passionate about promoting Christchurch and, incredibly comfortable dealing with people from all walks of life and from different ethnic backgrounds, knows how to make the buying/selling process as straightforward and stress-free as possible. Achieving consistent results in real estate, requires unwavering commitment. Lisa genuinely cares about her client’s needs and prides herself on having their best interests at heart.

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  • Nicky Brownlee

    Nicky Brownlee

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Drawing on her own experiences buying and selling numerous properties, Nicky’s real strength lies in her ability to genuinely empathise with her clients. Having been on both sides of the equation, Nicky knows that what people really value in their Real Estate agent is commitment, communication and honesty. Using this philosophy to build rapport not only with her clients, but also with potential purchasers, Nicky has experienced far reaching success in all aspects of the local market, and including dealing with exclusive, high end properties. Married with two daughters and living locally in Avonhead, family life has given Nicky a fresh perspective on life. “At the end of the day, if I am able to simplify the process for someone, make it an easier, more enjoyable experience for them, and achieve the results they were looking for, I’ve done my job”. Nicky sets high standards for herself, and gains huge satisfaction from seeing the smile on a new purchaser’s face, or achieving the goals set out by her sellers. Her energy, work ethic and passion for the industry are almost boundless, and it’s these attributes that make Nicky Brownlee one of the most respected Real Estate agents in Christchurch.

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  • Phil Rotherham

    Phil Rotherham

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Experience – with over 30 years as a Real Estate professional, Phil Rotherham has a wealth of experience to call on, and an in-depth knowledge of the Canterbury property market which is second to none. Achievements – Phil has consistently placed in Canterbury’s Annual Top 20 performing agents, and has received nationwide acclaim throughout his career. Why? Because he sets high standards for himself. He strives to achieve the best possible results for all his clients, and his desire to attain these results has never wavered. Motivation – Phil’s energy and drive comes from a combination of being passionate about the property industry, and his love for meeting and dealing with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. His ability to move with the times and adapt a marketing plan to suit individual client needs makes Phil the obvious choice when it comes time to sell your home. I’ve enjoyed a lot of success over the years, and of course the accolades are satisfying, but nothing is more rewarding than the smile on a new purchaser’s face, or helping a client achieve the sale of their home.

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  • Sarah Fidow

    Sarah Fidow

    Sales Consultant

    Sarah originally was a qualified Banking Advisor for Bank of New Zealand, so combining her knowledge in Finance and Real Estate to help people save & work towards getting into their new home, as well as working alongside First Home Buyers is something Sarah is very passionate about. With her knowledge in finance, she can share her skills to help you get into that dream home faster. Sarah is very determined & motivated, and having worked in Retail, Sales, Finance & her biggest role, being a mother to three children, Sarah knows how to keep things as stress-free & enjoyable as possible & will always have a laugh along the way. So I’m sure you will not only have fun working with Sarah, but with her strong competitive nature, open communication & smiling face, this will be an experience you won’t forget. For any assistance with your real estate dream call Sarah today.

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  • Stefan Moir

    Stefan Moir

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Forthcoming, friendly and professional are all attributes you would use to describe Stefan. He strongly believes that honesty and transparency are essential when building a client relationship, and demonstrates this in his daily business. Highly motivated and driven, Stefan strongly believes in putting his clients’ expectations and needs first, delivering outstanding services and insuring the process of buying or selling is made simple and stress free. Years of playing Division 1 Rugby here in Christchurch and also playing professionally in Europe, has taught Stefan dedication and hardwork are essential to achieving top results both personally and professionally. He applies these principles to his business practice, consistently going the extra mile for his clients. Whether you are wanting to buy or sell or simply want to gather more information on the current market, please don’t hesitate to phone Stefan today on 027 321 2305 or Stefan.Moir@harcourts.co.nz

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  • Terri Winder

    Terri Winder

    Licensed Residential and Lifestyle Sales Consultant

    Terri Winder is a Residential and Lifestyle Sales Consultant at Harcourts Grenadier Real Estate and holds a Bachelor of Business through Massey University. Her business is about long-term client relationships. “We devote ourselves to providing an exceptional client service before, during and after each sale. This starts with shaking their hand at our first open home to delivering their settlement gift on the successful sale” She offers the following advice: “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur. It is the process, not the promise of a price, that will get you a premium price in today’s market” Terri loves crossfit and yoga, playing with her two Labradors, and spending time with her partner, family and friends. She supports a charity that is focussed on curing treatable blindness and improving health care services, education, and the environment in the Pacific regions. Terri founded the Selwyn Young Professionals which is an intiative dedicated to connecting young professionals and sharing knowledge within the Selwyn community.

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  • Tim Sprott

    Tim Sprott

    Licensed Sales Consultant

    Since commencing his Real Estate career in 1994, Tim has been helping local families and people buy and sell property, over 400 to be exact, making him one of the most respected and successful sales consultants in the north-west of the city (Avonhead, Ilam, Burnside and Bishopdale). His knowledge of the local market (Avonhead, Ilam, Burnside and Bishopdale) has been invaluable and beneficial to his clients. Selling your home can be a stressful exercise. With Tim’s experience and professional yet easy going manner, he has the ability to make the whole process of buying or selling a comfortable one, as he listens to his clients needs and turns them into reality. Tim’s client satisfaction is testament to that and he derives an enormous amount of pride from the many referrals from past clients and continued repeat business. With the tremendous support of the Avonhead office, Tim provides a superior level of service to his clients. “Our marketing, sales support, technology and training is second to none, and this makes my job so much easier.”

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    • Derryn Webster

      Derryn Webster

      Licensed Sales Consultant

      Buying or selling a property is a life changing event. From the moment you meet Derryn, you have found someone you can trust to guide and support you through this exciting journey. Derryn’s open, honest and friendly approach allows her to relate well with people from all walks of life. Her exceptional communication skills, coupled with her ability to build strong relationships ensures, your wants and needs are heard, valued and met. Determined and committed, Derryn’s outstanding work ethic and skills secures a professional service from start to finish. Derryn’s dedication and sheer hard work has seen her already a successful businesswoman prior to joining Harcourts, with 20 years managing Early Childhood Education Centres; her priority is exceptional customer service combined with impressive results for clients. On the home front, Derryn lives on a lifestyle block with her husband, Justin and two children, Joshua (8) and Isabella (4). Emigrating in 2009 from South Africa in 2009, they have settled and adore the beauty of the Garden City and the attractions it offers. Derryn is part of a multi award winning team at Harcourts Grenadier, Avonhead-they have been in the top 5 offices in Canterbury for the last two years consecutively and have recently won 3rd Office in New Zealand for Client Experience! Call Derryn today make your next move.

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    • Tania Dench

      Tania Dench

      Having a business ownership, training and mentoring background within an industry known for making people feel good about themselves, Tania truly believes that customer service is paramount to best practice. ‘If the client is made to feel listened to, and that they are all that matters, and together we achieve the best outcome for the client, then we have done our job’. With strong organizational and time management skills, ensuring everything runs smoothly for the duration of the working relationship is top priority. Tania enjoys the challenge of working in real estate (as part of Team Ticky) alongside two of our most successful agents Nicky & Tim.

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