I have always found you to be honest to deal with when asking for your professional advice or opinion.
You make it easy for me to do business with you because you are direct/to the point and there is no jargon.
You are knowledgeable in your field.
I will be recommending you to others, and I will be using your services again.
Tim M (Property Investor)
Re - Rebecca Manawatu and Neil McLaughlin
We cannot speak highly enough of Rebecca and Neil who have acted for us while buying and selling investment properties.
Their communication is excellent and their calm, helpful and extremely friendly manner helps make a sale easy to complete. Nothing appears to be a problem, and always have the necessary facts at their finger tips.
We would have no hesitation in recommending Rebecca and Neil and will certainly look at using them again in the future.
Belinda and Geoff
The team at braziers are the best agents I have had the pleasure of working with in Christchurch. Their in-depth knowledge of investment properties, cap rates and what's happening the market is unparalleled in the City.
Often with agents you feel like there is a hidden agenda this is not the case with my consultant, she is open, realistic and transparent. I feel like these are qualities that are hard to find in an agent.
I would recommend Braziers to anyone looking to purchase their home or an investment property. I look forward to working with them again in the future.
Hamish C (Property Investor)
Rebecca Manawatu has been assisting me with the sale of my deceased mother's rental properties for the last five years.
I have found Rebecca to be very friendly, calm, helpful and professional in all my dealings with her. She has helped relieve the stress of the sale of the properties by dealing with the difficult tenants, some of whom she has even helped to find another rental property, making everything easy for me, keeping me informed of how things are progressing and always doing the best she can for me.
I would highly recommend Rebecca to other people wanting to deal with a Real Estate Agent who is genuine and is interested in you as a person.
We were fortunate to meet one of Braziers professional real estate agents in 2000 when property was in the doldrums. That encounter, invaluable advice followed by an awesome purchase put our property investing future on track. Today when we receive a Braziers newsletter everything else is put aside until each piece of information is digested. Braziers statistical and analytical data is second to none. Thanks Braziers for your ongoing support.
Val and John Cotton (Property Investors)
We have dealt with Brazier Property Investments since 2001 as both purchasers and vendors. What has been invaluable to us is the ongoing technical support in the form of the quarterly detailed investment newsletter, and the excellent regular sales person contact. Both of these factors have been key ingredients in the growth of our portfolio.
The fact that our family now enjoy financial independence and no longer need to work, is largely due to our relationship with Brazier Property Investments. We thoroughly recommend Brazier Property Investments in the handling of both the sale or purchase of your property assets.
Zane and Jasmine Adam (Professional Landlords)
My wife and I have been residential property investors in the Christchurch market for many years. During that time, Tony Brazier and his team have provided much valuable advice and service. In our view, particular strengths of Brazier Property Investments (BPI) are their website and the very informative newsletter. We always look forward to the newsletter for its overview of the market together with specific data and often also a relevant article by an outside commentator. At the time of writing we are marketing one of our properties through BPI, and can recommend them with confidence to other investors.
Christopher Seeley, PhD (Investor)
I first used Brazier Property Investments Ltd in 2003 and in the years since then I have bought and sold a number of properties through them. I have always found them to be extremely knowledgeable. No matter whether I am selling or buying their level of expertise is second to none. I run the property development arm of a charitable company here in Christchurch. I have always found Tony Brazier and his team to be extremely sympathetic to our needs and only happy to help us in any way they can. I greatly appreciate their professional manner and will continue to go to them first for my property requirements in the future.
Ross Gilray (Director, CLR Developments)
We have enjoyed the services of Brazier Property Investments since 1999. Why do we like having business with them? In addition to their spotless professionalism and integrity, they possess profound knowledge of the local residential investment market and always give us an unbiased opinion on market situations and trends. We remember discussions with them, some seven-eight years ago, about future changes and developments in the residential investment business. It is amazing to see, from todays position, how correct their medium and long-term arguments and predictions were. Having their good advice and doing business with Brazier Property made a very positive and significant impact on our investment career.
Leonid and Lena Itskovich (Dr. of Engineering)
After our inquiring about a particular property Braziers sent us the Newsletter and after reading the first one we looked forward to continuing to receive these. This is most unusual for us to actually read, (and read thoroughly) an advertising newsletter. The fact based articles, the graphs, the sales and rent tables for all suburbs and the no excuses type statements of opinion articles were all good. When we had enough of being landlords (in a very small way), Braziers advice was to hang on for another year, then before that year was up, to hold on for a bit longer. Then a few months later, the advice was to now sell because we would certainly now make a good capital gain. We took the advice and within days excellent offers came in, the pros and cons of each offer were discussed with a Braziers rep and a satisfactory sale was made. Further, we have had no regrets. Thank you.
Ian E Wilson (Private Investor)
Over the years we have purchased several investment properties from Brazier Property Investments Ltd. As we were new to purchasing investment properties we were most grateful for their expertise, knowledge, professionalism and negotiation skills. We enjoy their extensive property portfolio, (making them the market leaders in investment property in Christchurch) and regular market updates which we find interesting and particularly useful when setting our rental levels inline with those in our local area. We therefore will continue to utilize the excellent services of Brazier Property Investments Ltd in the future for all of our property investment needs.
Brett Smith (Company Manager)
Over the past 11 years I have had an on going business relationship with Brazier Property Investments. I have found their representatives and agents to be co-operative and professional at all times in our dealings. They have always been able to keep me updated with respective property sales of my properties and have always dealt with me with the ethos "I am acting for the vendor at all times". On many occasions Brazier staff have gone the extra distance and provided expert opinion and service beyond their normal business requirements. I have no hesitation in recommending their professional services.
Tim McCardle (Estate Manager)
As a client of Braziers I have had a number of transactions both buying and, most recently, selling. I have found Braziers to be very professional and found it reassuring to deal with people who have a good understanding of investment property. I recently sold a property in a difficult market, however I was happy with the price achieved and the whole process went very smoothly.
The Brazier Property Management division have also managed my property for about 5 years and I have found vacancies have been low, tenant's happy and good communication when it comes time to get the cheque book out.
I recently decided to sell my home in Woodend, North Canterbury, and was recommended to choose Brazier Property Investments. This I duly did and signed a contract with Braziers and one of their sales consultants. The listing period was for 60 days and during that time I must commend Braziers on their attention to detail regarding marketing strategy for this property, their attentiveness to my request and opinions and the delightful way they treated my wife and I, and their clients during inspections of my home.
The resulting outcome was a very positive cash sale within the prescribed period. I would therefore highly recommend Braziers to any prospective property purchaser or seller.
I found my sales consultant and Braziers very professional, and a pleasure to deal with throughout the whole transaction. If buying or selling in the future it is likely I will want to use my Braziers sales consultant to market or purchase a property and recommend Braziers and the selling team.
Stephen Dyer (Company Director)
Brazier's honest and straight-up professional manner was something that we really appreciated. Our sales consultant talked us through the process and advised us of the right time to sell, which we followed and reaped the benefits of his advice. I will certainly return to Braziers.
Paul Collings (Branch Manager)
We would like to thank our sales consultant formally for the wonderful job she did selling our property. Prior to listing with Braziers we employed one of the supposedly leading real estate firms in Christchurch. Unfortunately the formulaic approach taken by this agent did not meet the needs of our unique property.
Thank goodness we met the team at Braziers!! The market research and marketing strategy they employed was thorough and had flare, freshness and creativity, and our agent never stopped believing she would find someone who loved our property as much as we did.
As we live in Hong Kong we relied on our agent to keep us updated regularly and to present our property in the best possible light. Our sales agent at Braziers performed way beyond our expectations and went that extra mile by lighting fires, providing afternoon teas and live music to create the right ambience during open days. Braziers communicated with us regularly and was incredibly easy to relate to.
At all times through out the sales process Braziers demonstrated enthusiasm, commitment, professionalism and tenacity. You couldn't ask for anything more!
We recommend Braziers highly and would not hesitate to employ their services again.
Brendan and Kathy Oliver-Kerby
I have used Brazier Properties for the past 10 years and have always been more than impressed with the services of their friendly and approachable sales consultants. I have found that Braziers provide a no-hassle transaction with easy communication throughout the whole process. Braziers and the selling team are a pleasure to deal with.
Braziers constantly stayed in touch with us throughout the whole process. Perhaps most importantly, they provided sound unbiased advice and guidance with regards to our property investment. We would thoroughly recommend Braziers to anyone looking to invest or purchase a property in the future.
We were very happy with the professionalism of our sales consultant and the Brazier Property Investment team. They were approachable and always very responsive to any needs and questions we had. We would recommend them as specialists in property investment with pleasure.
Anne and Chris Wildey (Property Investors)