Testimonials

Friendly and easy to deal with

“Professional, friendly and easy to deal with. Thank you “Wesley Gerber” – Brent


“Professional, friendly and easy to deal with. Thank you “Wesley Gerber”

– Brent

" Very prompt friendly knowledgeable service"

” Very prompt friendly knowledgeable service. Always reachable. Always followed up every question straight away. Very likable, gave a good feel for being honest, trustworthy.” Thank you Wesley Gerber – Eleonora

” Very prompt friendly knowledgeable service. Always reachable. Always followed up every question straight away. Very likable, gave a good feel for being honest, trustworthy.”

Thank you Wesley Gerber

– Eleonora

"Very professional"

“Very professional, informative throughout the process, warm and friendly. Always assisted us throughout the selling process. Will use Wesley again.” – Wayne and Linda

“Very professional, informative throughout the process, warm and friendly. Always assisted us throughout the selling process. Will use Wesley again.”

– Wayne and Linda

Communicative, passionate and lovely on all accounts

Bridget Dickson delivered above the results we wanted when selling our home in Waimauku. She has been an absolute pleasure to deal with – communicative, passionate and lovely on all accounts.  We highly recommend having Bridget as your Real Estate Agent. Matt & Maggie Kidd

Bridget Dickson delivered above the results we wanted when selling our home in Waimauku. She has been an absolute pleasure to deal with – communicative, passionate and lovely on all accounts.  We highly recommend having Bridget as your Real Estate Agent.

Matt & Maggie Kidd

Her honesty and diligence are her trademarks

Throughout the time our property was on the market, Bridget’s enthusiasm and professionalism was constant. She kept us well informed with all progress. Her honesty and diligence are her trademarks, along with her empathy and ability to understand her clients needs. We could not recommend Bridget more highly!”  Thanks for everything over the past months […]

Throughout the time our property was on the market, Bridget’s enthusiasm and professionalism was constant. She kept us well informed with all progress. Her honesty and diligence are her trademarks, along with her empathy and ability to understand her clients needs. We could not recommend Bridget more highly!”  Thanks for everything over the past months getting us to a SOLD position. You are an amazing sales agent! Thank you for all your support and kindness when things felt hard. You kept us focused and positive.

Simone & Heath Johnston

Bridget was hard working and diligent

We were very happy with Bridget’s professionalism and her commitment in the sale of our home in Kumeu.  Bridget kept us informed every step of the way, which was very much appreciated.  She was always very prompt at getting back to us with information either by phone or email.  Bridget was hard working and diligent […]

We were very happy with Bridget’s professionalism and her commitment in the sale of our home in Kumeu.  Bridget kept us informed every step of the way, which was very much appreciated.  She was always very prompt at getting back to us with information either by phone or email.  Bridget was hard working and diligent in ensuring a sale of our property was successful, in spite of a few challenges along the way.  We would definitely recommend Bridget to anyone wanting a successful outcome in the sale of their home.

A & A Lett

I cannot recommend Bridget Dickson strongly enough

After recently selling our family home in Huapai I cannot recommend Bridget Dickson strongly enough. Not only was she the best realestate agent I have dealt with but also one of the most professional people I have come across.   She took it all in her stride whilst maintaining a consistent warmth and working with our […]

After recently selling our family home in Huapai I cannot recommend Bridget Dickson strongly enough. Not only was she the best realestate agent I have dealt with but also one of the most professional people I have come across.   She took it all in her stride whilst maintaining a consistent warmth and working with our exact requests. Selling and moving house with three small children can be stressful at the best of times. Bridget managed to take a huge part of that away from the process whilst achieving us the results we wanted.

 I would have no hesitation recommending Bridget Dickson to anyone wanting to buy or sell their house.

Donna Smith

Complete professionalism

  Terry and Janet were our consultants on the sale of our property which was part commercial and part residential. This added complication never appeared to be a concern to them and their marketing, negotiation and sales process were all carried out with complete professionalism.     Bruce & Jillian Waldock

 


Terry and Janet were our consultants on the sale of our property which was part commercial and part residential. This added complication never appeared to be a concern to them and their marketing, negotiation and sales process were all carried out with complete professionalism.    

Bruce & Jillian Waldock


The best we have worked with

Terry and Janet have done an excellent job in selling our property.  The best we have worked with.  Very professional, and will highly recommend them to our networks, both in business and personal.  Will definitely use their expertise when buying or selling real estate.  Tui Martin, Hobsonville 

Terry and Janet have done an excellent job in selling our property.  The best we have worked with.  Very professional, and will highly recommend them to our networks, both in business and personal.  Will definitely use their expertise when buying or selling real estate. 

Tui Martin, Hobsonville 


I couldn’t ask for better service

Terry was everything an agent could be. Friendly, responsive and great to deal with. Prompt with any requests or meetings, made this experience a very pleasant one. As a buyer, I couldn’t ask for better service. Hayden Young and Kathy Jiang 



Terry was everything an agent could be. Friendly, responsive and great to deal with. Prompt with any requests or meetings, made this experience a very pleasant one. As a buyer, I couldn’t ask for better service.

Hayden Young and Kathy Jiang 



Terry & Janet

Thank you both very much for the excellent service you gave. From the start when you pre-arranged meetings for us when we came to NZ and helped us over that weekend, we were very impressed. There were certainly some challenges along the way, which you dealt with professionally, and as a result we got a […]


Thank you both very much for the excellent service you gave. From the start when you pre-arranged meetings for us when we came to NZ and helped us over that weekend, we were very impressed. There were certainly some challenges along the way, which you dealt with professionally, and as a result we got a good outcome.

Carolyn & Rob James, West Harbour 


We could not be more satisfied with the outcome

Selling a home can be very stressful in the best of circumstances. Marketing a home for sale right before the general election and not knowing what changes a new government could introduce takes it up a notch. Terry and Janet Jones’s professional and expert advice on marketing our home took these worries away. They produced […]


Selling a home can be very stressful in the best of circumstances. Marketing a home for sale right before the general election and not knowing what changes a new government could introduce takes it up a notch. Terry and Janet Jones’s professional and expert advice on marketing our home took these worries away. They produced a great marketing plan, ran an excellent advertising and open home programme. We were kept well informed by Terry and Janet through the whole process.  They were there with us right through the auction and provided us with excellent advice which resulted in the sale of our home. We could not be more satisfied with the outcome. 

John and Lesley D’Rose, West Harbour


Bridget is a gem!

Bridget is a gem…she handled the entire process of selling our property in an efficient and professional manner but always in a friendly and open way.  We appreciate her hard work, attention to detail, punctuality, and good humour even at times when put under stress!  All in all, our experience of selling our home with […]

Bridget is a gem…she handled the entire process of selling our property in an efficient and professional manner but always in a friendly and open way.  We appreciate her hard work, attention to detail, punctuality, and good humour even at times when put under stress!  All in all, our experience of selling our home with Bridget has been a positive experience that achieved a good outcome at auction on the day. We will be recommending Bridget to our friends and relatives.


Alan & Heather Broadbent

We would not hesitate to use Sarah’s services again in real estate.

In 2016 we decided on selling our Albany home and move to Millwater in Silverdale, to be closer to family. Sarah was the first person we met at an “Open Home” and we instantly felt listened to regarding our needs when looking for a new home. In the process of buying our new home Sarah […]

In 2016 we decided on selling our Albany home and move to Millwater in Silverdale, to be closer to family.


Sarah was the first person we met at an “Open Home” and we instantly felt listened to regarding our needs when looking for a new home. In the process of buying our new home Sarah helped guide us through it all with utmost professionalism. Sarah kept us informed all steps of the way and we felt confident on our decision to purchase the home we have.


Living locally enables Sarah to know the area well. Her presentation, attention to detail and honesty is outstanding. We would not hesitate to use Sarah’s services again in real estate.


 


Robert and Jan

Matt has BEEN absolutely on to it!

Matt has BEEN absolutely on to it – immediately. His email was excellent informative and prompt. Matt has a very professional manner and has conveyed respect for our family and our situation. Matt is truly a credit to your company. May I also say on behalf of Craig, I and my parents you have all […]

Matt has BEEN absolutely on to it – immediately. His email was excellent informative and prompt. Matt has a very professional manner and has conveyed respect for our family and our situation. Matt is truly a credit to your company. May I also say on behalf of Craig, I and my parents you have all truly surprised us, each of you has a very courteous manner and your service has been completely professional respectful and refreshing and we ALL have been very impressed.


Thank you again


Suzy

Ben was AMAZING... professional, positive, polite, respectful and honest.

I have never written a testimonial before for any real estate agent whatsoever now apart from Ben. (I have owned homes in seven different countries) Selling my NZ-house was an experience in itself. The market started to fall as I entered the sale process. However, Ben stayed positive and consistently answered all my phone calls. […]


I have never written a testimonial before for any real estate agent whatsoever now apart from Ben. (I have owned homes in seven different countries)


Selling my NZ-house was an experience in itself. The market started to fall as I entered the sale process. However, Ben stayed positive and consistently answered all my phone calls. After several months there was a major turnaround in the market and Ben managed to present me an offer which I was more than happy with.


Ben was AMAZING… professional, positive, polite, respectful and honest. He exceeded my expectations in all ways.


I can ever so highly recommend Ben for any real estate sale. He is the best!



Outi Nejman

Ben and his staff with whom we interacted very helpful and efficient as well as empathetic to our needs.

Ben recently sold our old home in the Auckland RUB zone as well as finding us a new one in Albany. Throughout the whole process, we found both Ben and his staff with whom we interacted very helpful and efficient as well as empathetic to our needs. Ben has a lot of sales experience within […]

Ben recently sold our old home in the Auckland RUB zone as well as finding us a new one in Albany.

Throughout the whole process, we found both Ben and his staff with whom we interacted very helpful and efficient as well as empathetic to our needs.

Ben has a lot of sales experience within a number of environs as well as his 10 years within the real estate space which was definitely very apparent in the energetic, professional and knowledgeable manner in which he conducted himself throughout.

We had several long conversations where Ben displayed high levels of integrity as well as being prepared to give us candid comment when he considered our approach to possibly not to be ideal.

Ben emphasised throughout that his primary objective was to get the best price for his vendors which was very well highlighted during our negotiations for the house we purchased through him.

One of the most pleasing aspects of our experience with Wallace & Stratton has been within the post sales period where I have required a range of supplementary information to be sourced through them to which they have responded quickly and effectively i.e. definitely not a question of “we’ve got our fees so on to the next sale”.

Finally, we spoke to a number of agents as well as one or two consulting engineers regarding what the current status of the RUB zone is and from all of those contacted Wallace & Stratton and Ben in particular demonstrated a greatly elevated knowledge of the prevailing scenario than all of the others; as well as a superior understanding of how best to promote and sell properties within the zone; Wallace & Stratton therefore, from our perspective, appear to be “ the only game in town” for anyone wishing to seal that area.

I am a sales & marketing professional of 25 years so these comments are offered from a position of personal experience and from someone who will not accept less than optimal customer service.


Adrian & Jane Burden

Matthew. His service, professionalism, knowledge and skills were second to none.

If you are looking for an exceptionally hard-working agent that prioritises your situation as an owner first, then I couldn’t recommend anyone better than Matthew. His service, professionalism, knowledge and skills were second to none as he was able to get my home sold under the unique circumstances that many would have failed upon. Matthew’s […]

If you are looking for an exceptionally hard-working agent that prioritises your situation as an owner first, then I couldn’t recommend anyone better than Matthew. His service, professionalism, knowledge and skills were second to none as he was able to get my home sold under the unique circumstances that many would have failed upon.


Matthew’s energy, confidence, character and willingness to work around diverse situations were nothing short of remarkable. For someone that is all about doing the absolute best job for their clients, I would highly recommend Matthew and would use him again without any hesitation.


For all agents that are about the fee, it was a real relief to have an Agent that was, over anything else, solely focused on his client and working to achieve the best possible result.


Rosalind Clark

Ben, not only delivered but exceeded our expectations of him.

We engaged the services of Ben Macky and Wallace & Stratton to sell our lifestyle property in Dairy Flat. This decision was based on the excellent information we had found online while researching for real estate agents. Our first meeting with Ben reinforced the fact that Ben knew our target market perfectly. Ben presented a […]

We engaged the services of Ben Macky and Wallace & Stratton to sell our lifestyle property in Dairy Flat. This decision was based on the excellent information we had found online while researching for real estate agents. Our first meeting with Ben reinforced the fact that Ben knew our target market perfectly. Ben presented a plan setting our price expectations and a timeline to obtain the best result in a rapidly changing market. Needless to say, Ben, not only delivered but exceeded our expectations of him. Ben managed multiple offers while we were in Thailand on holiday and we came home to a deal with a backup option both of which were above our price expectations. All of this was achieved with a calm confidence, clear communication and in a difficult market. Ben is the best real estate agent I have ever dealt with and I certainly have no reservation in recommending his services.


Earl & Bernie Tipene

He was knowledgeable about market conditions and we felt that we could trust his advice and judgement.

We sold our property for a good price within 3 weeks of listing.  Ben was very helpful each step of the way, explaining the process and the costs involved at each stage.  He was knowledgeable about market conditions and we felt that we could trust his advice and judgement.  We would happily recommend him to […]

We sold our property for a good price within 3 weeks of listing.  Ben was very helpful each step of the way, explaining the process and the costs involved at each stage.  He was knowledgeable about market conditions and we felt that we could trust his advice and judgement.  We would happily recommend him to anyone wanting to sell their property.


Colin And Gill Wilson

We found Ben a very experienced, knowledgable and reliable Agent

To Whom it May Concern We first met Ben Macky at a local property where he had just concluded a successful sale. We accepted his card in case we decided to sell. After reviewing our situation Ben recommended a method to market our property. We found Ben a very experienced, knowledgable and reliable Agent. He […]

To Whom it May Concern


We first met Ben Macky at a local property where he had just concluded a successful sale. We accepted his card in case we decided to sell.


After reviewing our situation Ben recommended a method to market our property. We found Ben a very experienced, knowledgable and reliable Agent. He explained all the procedures, answered our questions in detail and was in daily contact informing us of progress. Ben is very hard working,conscientious, always pleasant and his expertise resulted in a successful sale.


We thoroughly recommend Ben Macky as a professional and reliable Agent.


Bill and Joan Earwaker

We can unreservedly recommend Ben's services!

We originally contacted Ben primarily on the strength of good feedback from neighbours who had recently used Ben to sell their lifestyle block. When we first met, we were particularly impressed by the fact that, of all the agents who we contacted to potentially sell our block, Ben was the only one who came fully prepared, and that thoroughness was […]

We originally contacted Ben primarily on the strength of good feedback from neighbours who had recently used Ben to sell their lifestyle block.


When we first met, we were particularly impressed by the fact that, of all the agents who we contacted to potentially sell our block, Ben was the only one who came fully prepared, and that thoroughness was evident throughout the sale process.


In the end, our choice was proven correct, and Ben did as fantastic job for us as he did for our neighbours.


As well as getting us a great price, Ben was easy to contact, nothing was too much trouble, and his enthusiasm and energy was evident at all times.


We can unreservedly recommend Ben’s services!


Mary and Maurice O'Brien

We had complete confidence in Ben and were thrilled to sell so quickly!

We listed our home in Dairy Flat with Ben after having it listed with another company who had not managed to effect a sale for us. Ben is a hard-working, honest and professional agent. He provided great advice and strategies to refresh our sales process to ensure we found a buyer for our home. We […]

We listed our home in Dairy Flat with Ben after having it listed with another company who had not managed to effect a sale for us. Ben is a hard-working, honest and professional agent. He provided great advice and strategies to refresh our sales process to ensure we found a buyer for our home.


We had complete confidence in Ben and were thrilled to sell so quickly under a multi-offer.


We would not hesitate to recommend Ben to anyone who is considering selling their home.


Ian & Sarah Hadwin

We would not hesitate to refer all our friends and family to Ben

We would like to thank Ben for his patience, professionalism, and for the huge effort he put into pulling together the best deal for us when he sold our home. We had several agents appraise our property, but we had complete faith in Ben and his team, and knew that they would work hard to […]

We would like to thank Ben for his patience, professionalism, and for the huge effort he put into pulling together the best deal for us when he sold our home.


We had several agents appraise our property, but we had complete faith in Ben and his team, and knew that they would work hard to get us the best result… It was a bonus that his fees were also the most competitive. We were thrilled to receive 4 unconditional offers after such a short marketing campaign, and to be sold a short time later.


We would not hesitate to refer all our friends and family to Ben, with complete confidence that he will continue to deliver the best results for his vendors with unmatched honesty, integrity and professionalism.


Owners of 385 Bawden Road

We selected Ben and his company Wallace & Stratton, after previously using a much larger well known agency - which was ineffective.

We selected Ben and his company Wallace & Stratton, after previously using a much larger well known agency – which was ineffective. Ben has been a breathe of fresh air when it comes to dealing with real estate agents.  From the start he impressed us with his knowledge of the market, the sales process, his intelligence and honesty.  Our […]

We selected Ben and his company Wallace & Stratton, after previously using a much larger well known agency – which was ineffective. Ben has been a breathe of fresh air when it comes to dealing with real estate agents.  From the start he impressed us with his knowledge of the market, the sales process, his intelligence and honesty.  Our sales journey was far from plain sailing, but Ben made us feel like we were the only clients he had during the process, nothing was too difficult and when things go tough, Ben just stayed the course. He is all about getting the best price for his clients. He demonstrates very strong values and is a man of his word.


We would highly recommend Ben and his team and would use him again without hesitation.  With so many agents being all about the commission for them – Ben is all about doing the best job he can do for his client.  He is one out of the box.

Frances McDonald and David Cowley

We would not hesitate to recommend Ben and his company, Wallace & Stratton

We were about to market our property with another company, when we met Ben Macky canvassing our area for his company Wallace & Stratton.   Ben was not only offering an extremely attractive rate, he had an easy, likeable manner and we liked the fact that he had the get up and go to make calls and put his company […]



We were about to market our property with another company, when we met Ben Macky canvassing our area for his company Wallace & Stratton.   Ben was not only offering an extremely attractive rate, he had an easy, likeable manner and we liked the fact that he had the get up and go to make calls and put his company out there, so we decided to give him a shot instead.  It was a good decision.  Less than 24 hours later, our property was sold at the price we wanted.  The whole experience was easy, pleasant and straight forward.  Ben kept us informed the whole way through, returned each and every text, email and phone call rapidly and we felt supported the whole way through.  Ben is a super guy.  It was clear from the outset he is a very experienced realtor, and his pleasant, laid back, friendly manner makes him feel like part of the family.  He is honest and reliable.


Further along the track we looked at a property to purchase and contacted Ben with a few questions.  He asked us to send him the details and he took the time to check it out for us and assured us it was a good property.  He also advised us about our offer at the auction.  He did this gladly.


We would not hesitate to recommend Ben and his company, Wallace & Stratton, to anyone wanting an energetic, professional, honest, competitive team to help sell or buy their home.  This company is making its mark in Auckland and they deserve every success.




Glenda & Barrie Hepburn

Highly Respected and Valued

This serves to confirm that I have personally known Boyd Gunn for over 4 years. In particular I have had the pleasure of closely working alongside him when we both were independent licensed real estate contractors with Premium Real Estate Matakana from 2011 – 2014. During this time I found Boyd to have exceptionally strong ethics, exceptional […]

This serves to confirm that I have personally known Boyd Gunn for over 4 years. In particular I have had the pleasure of closely working alongside him when we both were independent licensed real estate contractors with Premium Real Estate Matakana from 2011 – 2014.


During this time I found Boyd to have exceptionally strong ethics, exceptional communication and marketing skills, and have a deep understanding of negotiating strategies that provide successful solid outcomes for both vendor in maximizing price and purchaser in securing property that optimized their requirements.


In all my dealings with Boyd he has demonstrated the qualities of trust, unbiased work ethics, problem – solving skills, from which personal experience I now consider him to be a highly respected and valued competitor in an extremely competitive industry.


Di Balich

Down-to-earth and reliable and a very good deal-maker too

Boyd Gunn was a fantastic real estate agent. He sold our house when several others had tried and failed. He calls a spade a spade and we always knew what was happening. Down-to-earth and reliable and a very good deal-maker too. Didn’t waste our time with bogus buyers. A very nice person also with good communication skills. We have […]

Boyd Gunn was a fantastic real estate agent. He sold our house when several others had tried and failed. He calls a spade a spade and we always knew what was happening. Down-to-earth and reliable and a very good deal-maker too. Didn’t waste our time with bogus buyers. A very nice person also with good communication skills. We have bought and sold many houses over several decades and Boyd stands out as one of the best agents we have dealt with.


Brian and Sheryl

Thoughtful, Focused and Professional

Boyd was thoughtful, focused and professional all the way. He kept us involved and informed at every step, to a successful outcome. It was a pleasure working with Boyd, and we would recommend him without hesitation.

Boyd was thoughtful, focused and professional all the way. He kept us involved and informed at every step, to a successful outcome. It was a pleasure working with Boyd, and we would recommend him without hesitation.


Jon and Sue

The Total Package!

After having several agents listing our house with no success, we met Boyd. He promised to be committed & he sold it! Boyd sets his goals & gets results. Extremely happy with his service & what a personality to go with it. The total package!

After having several agents listing our house with no success, we met Boyd. He promised to be committed & he sold it! Boyd sets his goals & gets results. Extremely happy with his service & what a personality to go with it. The total package!


Carol & Harley