Advantage Realty Ltd MREINZ
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (REAA 2008), Licensed Real Estate Agent (REA 2008), Member of the REINZ
Jake strives to provide the ultimate real estate experience.
With a background in luxury items sales, he understands the value of listening to his clients and delivering on their expectations. Jake has developed a high level of customer service skills which translates into all aspects of his business. He has a personable, genuine approach and one of his strengths is his ability to build a rapport with his clients where open communication is paramount.
Having personally purchased and sold residential property, Jake understands the pressures and the expectations of the real estate market. He moved to Tauranga in 2016 with his wife and three children and, having happily settled here, now calls Tauranga home. Immersing children into schools, sports and building friendships made discovering local amenities a must.
This experience has reinforced the importance of understanding a client's journey from where they are, where they want to go and how they will get there.
Jake's passion is providing the best service and experience possible; taking pride in the belief and knowledge that his clients have had the best outcome.read more
Advantage Realty Ltd MREINZ
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (REAA 2008), AREINZ, Member of the REINZ
Ken Walter has had a broad and varied business background since the 1980’s while based in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. This is backed up by qualifications in architecture and quantity surveying.
His background in the building, retail, hospitality and real estate industries, has given him a thorough understanding of the wide range of business and technical skills required for meaningful negotiation and good business relationships and despite his friendly and straight forward approach, he has a reputation for getting things done.
Ken joined Harcourts Commercial in Hamilton in 2000 and attained Harcourts Commercial ‘Rookie of the year’ Central Region and the Waikato Times ‘Most promising New Sales person' and ‘Outstanding Achievement in Commercial and Industrial’ awards for 2000/2001.
He then moved to Tauranga where he was well known as the owner of Tenpin Tauranga while maintaining his license and affiliation to Harcourts.
As a grower in the Kiwifruit business he became involved in Commercial and Rural real estate sales through the Professionals where he attained Runner-up Commercial Sales Person of the year and the 10 Million Dollar club in 2007/ 2008.
Since 2009 Ken and Lorraine co-owned and managed a Management Rights business and a Resort sub- division project in Western Australia, returning to Tauranga in late 2015.
Ken brings experience and a former business background, coupled with enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to client satisfaction and strong desire to produce strong customer relationships and achieve results supported by NAI Harcourts.read more