People move for all sorts of reason, whether they are upsizing or relocating due to work. Maybe it is personal reasons or has been the case in more recent years; looking to capitalize on existing property values in urban centres for the more relaxed pace that rural and lifestyle properties on city fringes have to offer. Whatever the reason, buyers and sellers need an expert to trust and guide them to make sure their requirements are understood and followed through.
Bayleys professional Ian Buchanan is a highly respected agent with a proven reputation of achieving the best outcome for his clients when selling their lifestyle or rural property. His many years of experience both in the corporate world and in running his own business ensures Ian can offer unparalleled expertise regarding the property market in the Auckland region. He knows what people want when looking to purchase a lifestyle property and how to identify each property’s unique point of difference to best present it to the market for the ultimate result. Ian understands that in rural areas everything is about connections and during his long career he has built up an all-important network of relationships that allow him to help his clients realize their goals in the sale of their properties.
Following a very successful 30-year career in building, project management and ownership of his own high profile commercial interiors company in Auckland, Ian realized that his skills in sales and marketing were a perfect fit for real estate. Now many years later his numerous satisfied real estate clients testify to the fact that Ian is the consummate professional: honest, hardworking, driven, astute and most of all an absolute pleasure to deal with. His recent move to Bayleys aligns with his desire to always provide the best for his clients.
“The Bayley’s mantra is ‘Altogether Better’, something that aligns both with my own brand and the wider team. It is what together we strive to do for every client and ensures we deliver real results. Bayley’s, recognize that the rural and lifestyle sector of the market is a specialized area, and develop an awareness amongst its salespeople accordingly. Presenting a rural or lifestyle property for sale requires a unique approach and I take the time to understand what makes each property special before finalizing any marketing.”
Born in Wales in the UK, Ian first discovered the pleasures of rural life when his parents moved to Jersey in the Channel Islands. Barefoot rugby on the beach over that side of the world provided a good introduction to the Kiwi lifestyle when he moved to New Zealand in 1987. Outside of work Ian hugely enjoys getting away from the hustle and bustle of life accompanied with his wife Sharleen, he is very much an outdoorsman indulging in hunting, fly-fishing and mountain biking. He also likes to spend time on his motorcycle and has a longtime association with Bombay Tennis Club.
Ian is well known in the industry for his signature exemplary customer service and with the backing of the team at Bayley’s Pukekohe you can guarantee that no stone will be left unturned in his efforts to obtain a premium for your property. He specializes in executive lifestyle properties but can also assist with any lifestyle and select executive residential property when requested. You just must get in touch and see for yourself the benefits in dealing with a professional.
“When people contact me to provide a market appraisal or submission to represent their property, I believe it is important to establish the true understanding of their motivation to sell. When this is clear, I can then provide them with current market intelligence, influences, and conclude with a specifically tailored approach to marketing around their unique need or requirement.”
If you are curious about what your property is worth or need to make the next move get in touch today. There are no obligations and Ian finds that often when someone makes an enquiry, they are often surprised at the ideas he can present in a timely manner that are altogether better than their expectations.