A model agent: Sally Pomeroy of Harcourts Grenadier

Sally Pomeroy of Harcourts Grenadier Ferrymead loves the ocean, a cold beer and fashion. She does a bit of modelling for New Zealand Brand Orlando and even sashayed on the catwalk at last year’s NZ Cup Week.     When it comes to her work, helping people achieve their dreams is a major reason why […]

Buying and selling business: NAI Harcourts

There comes a time for every business to sell, allowing the owner to retire, or to focus in another direction. We chatted with Athol McCully at NAI about the process.     “First, engage a qualified business broker, who will have the training and expertise to assist you,” he says. “Next, your accountant should ensure […]

Secrets of sales success: Harcourts Gold Tanith Norton

Success comes from surrounding yourself with the right people.     “This is whether you’re planning an important life moment such as your wedding, or selling one of your biggest assets, your home,” says Harcourts Gold’s Tanith Norton. “The right people want to invest as much time, energy and enthusiasm as you do. Especially in […]

Climbing the ladder: Jonny Nicholls

He spent two years stacking supermarket shelves to pay his bills while working 12 hour days as a fledgling real estate agent. Now, he’s in the top one percent of Harcourts’ global performers. Metropol catches up with Harcourts Grenadier’s Jonny Nicholls about what it takes to get to the top – before you even turn […]

Getting down to business: NAI Harcourts

For many, 2020 has proven to be a gamechanger, with lockdown providing the opportunity for a lifestyle reassessment.   “We’re finding a lot of people are looking for employment alternatives,” NAI Harcourts Grenadier Business Sales Manager Athol McCully says. “They may have gone through lockdown and reassessed, they’ve lost their job and they’re looking to […]

The power of teamwork: Harcourts Alison Aitken

American author Ken Blanchard wrote, “None of us is as smart as all of us”. Certainly, success flows from people working together in a team. Combining the complementary skills and experience of each team member creates more effective solutions to problems. Real estate consultant Alison Aitken definitely believes in the power of teamwork and has […]

Making success happen: Harcourts Gold Kathryn Picton-Warlow

Synonymous with multi-million-dollar listings, Kathryn Picton-Warlow forged her successful real estate career while bringing up two sons as a single mother – and wants other women to know they can do the same.   One of the top performing real estate agents at the number one Harcourts internationally for revenue, Harcourts Gold Papanui, Kathryn believes […]

All about Alison

Alison Aitken has been in the real estate game for three decades, so to say she is at the top of her league is an understatement. The Harcourts Grenadier agent is greatly recognised by both her peers and the community – she was inducted into the prestigious Harcourts’ Hall of Fame in 2011 and in […]

The Influencers: Lynette McFadden

A new decade and a fresh feel is evident in the Christchurch real estate market as we continue our march into 2020. I love this city, it’s my hometown and I’m excited about our future, our growth, and the variation of design that has started to occur in numerous suburbs and streets. The definitive market […]

30 year real estate journey

“Not bad for a girl from Shirley!” Alison Aitken of Harcourts Grenadier chuckles as she recalls her progress over the years from selling real estate in her own backyard to being inducted into the Harcourts’ Hall of Fame – the first real estate agent in the company to be awarded this honour by her peers. […]