Case studies of Sold Properties



48 Grovenor Drive, Orewa
Sold by Auction. This stylish and "as new" beautifully presented five year old home undeniably has the 'wow' factor. One level, four bedroom, two bathroom, award winning Cranston home with beautiful sea views and stunning Italian inspired potager garden. Marketing used - NZ Herald, Rodney Outlook and North Shore Property Press.

Agent Comment:
A very successfully marketed campaign with 55 groups through the home. The vendors were thrilled with their 'under the hammer' sale allowing them to move on onto their next stage of life. The purchasers are excited to be moving into their beautiful home.


3 Savoy Road, Orewa
Sold by Private Treaty. Stylish two level family sized modern brick home with 3-4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on a full site. Sensational sea, urban and estuary views. Marketing included - Bayleys Outlook advertising, Bay website, postcards, signage, Trade me and, Bayleys databases and regular open homes

Agent Comment:
A young Chinese man purchased this home for his parents who currently live in China. Two offers from two parties were made that day and the property sold for $5,000 over the asking price, much to the delight of our vendors.


18 Manhattan Rise, Orewa
Sold at Auction. Brand new six bedrooms, three bathrooms, 337m2 home with spectacular panoramic views. Marketed used - North Shore Property Press 1/2 pages, Wednesday Herald 1/4 pages, Rodney Outlook 1/4 pages, Chinese Herald 1/2 pages, 100 DLE postcards delivered, Websites including Trade Me Feature Property.

Agent Comment:
This beautiful brand new home was auctioned in our city office. It sold under the hammer for $1.3m setting a record price for homes sold in the area.


49 Chesterfield Way, Orewa
Sold at Auction. An immaculate eight year old home beautifully presented and finished to perfection. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas and a large modern open plan kitchen. Two sets of bi-fold doors open to the beautiful large 700m2 easy care section. Marketing included: North Shore Property Press, Rodney Outlook and Websites.

Agent Comment:
An amazing price was achieved when this home sold under the hammer on auction day with a total of 30 bids from multiple buyers.


2 Melanie Place, Orewa
Sold at Auction. Cute character home on half site with private, sunny decking and gardens. Marketing used - Rodney times, North Shore Property Press, Wednesday Herald, Trade Me Feature and Websites

Agent Comment:
We had 44 groups through the open homes. There were two bidders at the auction, one in the room and one on the phone. The purchaser was from Mahurangi West.


2/17 Riverside Road, Orewa
Sold by Auction. Marketing used - Rodney times, North Shore Property Press, DLE Postcards delivered to surrounding area and Websites including Trade Me.

Agent Comment:
A very exciting Auction with 5 bidders fighting it out in the room. A great result was achieved fro our vendors and in the vendors own words "Wow O Wow, we can't stop saying Wow, thank you again and again!"


53 The Ritz, Orewa
Sold by Private Treaty within 7 days. Solid and beautiful Hinuera stone family home with 3 bedrooms and an office and stunning sea views. Marketing included: Websites, Trade Me and Rodney Times.

Agent Comment:
This attractive brick and tile home with sea views was listed and sold within 7 days! The buyer was visiting from Australia and came from our extensive database. Our vendors were delighted with the quick and easy process.


7 Vista Motu, Red Beach
Sold by Auction. Marketing used - Rodney Outlook, North Shore Property Press, Wednesday Herald, NZ Herald Carousel, Super Feature on Trade Me.

Agent Comment:
Beautiful family sized home with gorgeous landscaped garden and stunning views of Red Beach. The vendors were thrilled to have their home sell under the hammer on auction day!


102 Grovenor Drive, Orewa
Sold Post Auction. Beautifully renovated traditional style Orea landmark home. Marketing included: 1/2 pages in North Shore Property Press, 1/4 pages in Rodney Outlook, NZ Herald Carousel, Trifold presentation brochures, DLE Postcards.

Agent Comment:
This beautiful family home sold post auction to a North Shore family looking for a lifestyle change.


12 Jervis Road, Waiwera
Sold Post Auction. Advertising and marketing included Rodney Times, Property Press, Websites, Preview in the North magazine, Preview Auckland magazine, Wednesday Herald and Herald editorial.

Agent Comment
A very busy campaign with over 50 groups through the open homes. A lovely North Shore family purchased the home for their "Beach House".


5 Matai Road, Stanmore Bay
Sold by Private Treaty. Advertising included Rodney Times, Property Press, Internet, postcards, trifold brochures. A young family from the North Shore were the purchasers. Multi offers were presented to the vendors of this home.

Vendor Comment
We are absolutely thrilled with the service we received from Bayleys. It was first class. We know how hard you worked for us and to receive multi offers was beyond our expectation. We will be telling all of our friends to look no further than Bayleys if they are considering selling.


10 Elliston Crescent, Stanmore Bay
Sold by Private Treaty. Marketing included advertising in the Rodney Times,,, plus signage, trifold brochures and 100 postcards. There were 11 buyer groups who viewed the property over 2 weeks.

Agent Comment
We had one open home on this property. The buyer who had seen the home advertised in the Rodney Times came through and purchased after only 16 days on the market. Our vendor was thrilled with the price we achieved.


8b Bay Street, Red Beach
Sold by Private Treaty. Buyer came from Dairy Flat. 20 groups came through the open homes. Marketing campaign included advertising in the Rodney Times and web sites.

Agent Comment:
Overseas vendor asked us to sell her parents house (deceased estate). Two offers were received, the purchaser is thrilled with her new home, it was everything she had been looking for.


5 Ashburn Close, Orewa
Sold Post Auction. Marketing campaign included: Bayleys website,,, local advertising in Rodney Times, North Shore Property Press and Bayleys Preview in the North Magazine.

Agent Coment
This home sold post auction to a couple from China. They were in the country for two weeks specifically to buy a home, they saw the advertisement in the Bayleys pull out in the Rodney Times, came through the open home and made an offer!



77 Centreway Road, Orewa
Silver Auction Package included 4 1/6th page advertisements in Rodney Times and 3 x 1/8th page advertisements in the NZ Herald wednesday homes and the North Shore Property Press. 26 buyers through the property with 3 unconditional cash offers. Sold 2 weeks before the Auction date.

Agent Comment
The marketing attracted many people to the open homes. The property sold two weeks before the auction date! The vendors were thrilled to receive 3 cash unconditional offers to choose from - a very successful campaign! 


39 Ngahere Views, Orewa
Sold by Auction - under the hammer - 24 buyers through the property. Marketing campaign included: Bayleys website, and Bayleys pull out in Rodney times and North Shore Property Press

Agent Comment
This home was sold under the hammer to purchasrs who had recently arrived from Germany. They were very excited to be able to buy their first home in New Zealand.


51 Bayview Park Lane, Orewa 
Sold by Private Treaty. Sold within 18 days on the market! Marketing campaign included: Bayleys website, and, local advertising in Rodney Times

Agent Comment
The vendor of this Orewa section lives in China. He was delighted to receive an offer to buy his land within 18 days of listing with Bayleys



3 Savoy Road, Orewa
Sold by Private Treaty. Buyers were local from Orewa and first viewed the property through a Bayleys agent introduction off our Bayleys database. Marketing on this home included extensive internet advertising plus advertising in Bayleys Tuesday exclusive insert in the Rodney Times, HTML flyers to Bayleys databases and open homes.

Agent Comment
After living in a smaller one level home the purchasers were looking for a larger two storey home with views. They were thrilled with their purchase in this sought after area.


35 Grand Drive
Marketing campaign included: Bayleys website,, Local advertising in Rodney Times, North Shore Property Press and Bayleys Preview in the North Magazine.

Agent Comment
Sold post auction to buyers from Dairy Flat who were looking to buy a new home by the sea. The vendors were thrilled to sell just prior to them making their move to Canada.


98 Ferry Road, Arkles Bay
Sold by Private Treaty. Loaded onto Bayleys website on Friday - 3 private viewings - Offer received on Monday.


Agent Comment
This home was loaded on the Bayleys website on a Friday afternoon. On Sunday 3 groups went through the property as private appointments, by Monday the home was SOLD, to the absolute delight of our vendors who were then able to go unconditional on their new home in Orewa. FANTASTIC RESULT!!!


117 Roberta Crescent, Orewa
Marketing campaign included: Bayleys website, and Rodney Times pull out, North Shore Property Press and open homes each week.

Agent Comment
The buyers for this property were wanting to downsize from a large family home in Castor Bay. They came through an open home and purchased it the same day!


15 Dorchester Place, Orewa
Sold by Private Treaty. The marketing campaign included: Bayleys website,,, local advertising in Rodney times, North Shore Property Press and Bayleys Preview in the North.

Vendor Comment
"Janne worked diligently marketing two of our properties and not only achieved prices that were beyond our expectations but made the whole experience pleasurable."


25 West Hoe Road, Orewa
Previously on the market for many months with another company. A successful result was achieved with Bayleys as their agents with the local purchaser paying full asking price. Marketing included Bayleys exclusive insert in the Rodney Times, signage, internet marketing, bayleys own databases and email distribution. The purchaser saw the home advertised in the Rodney Times.

Vendor Comment
"Thank you for the excellent dedication you have applied to our sale. We have felt confident leaving the process in your hands and are very grateful for the accurate reporting you supplied us with."


2 Asburn Close, Orewa
This property sold prior to Auction.  This brand new home had been for sale privately for 7 months, without success.  Bayleys put together a strategic marketing campaign which resulted in a sale after 3 weeks.  An extensive marketing campaign inclucded advertising in the NZ Herald, Bayleys Exclusive liftout in the Rodney Times, North Shore Property Press, internet websites and professional photography.  The purchasers were from Westmere and came through an open home.

Agent Comment
The Vendors had their home for sale for 7 months prior to Bayleys taking over.  After a successful marketing strategy, their home sold cash unconditional one week prior to Auction, much to the delight of our Vendors.


90 Grovenor Drive, Orewa
Sold Post Auction in February 2011.  This property had been listed with a number of real estate companies over a period of more than 2 years, without success. Bayleys took the property to auction.  It sold post auction some weeks later to a buyer who had viewed the property during the auction campaign. The marketing campaign included adverstising in the North Shore Property Press, Bayleys exclusive pull-out in the Rodney Times, open homes and Bayleys website.

Agent Comment
The Vendors were delighted to be able to move on to the next stage in their lives after more than 2 years on the market.


5 Dorchester Place, Orewa
Previously on the market with another company for 18 months, a successful result was achieved with Bayleys as their agents within 8 weeks of listing. Method of sale - Private Treaty

Vendor Comment:
We chose Janne because of her recognition in the area and her professionalism. She had great communication, negotiation and networking skills and a determination to "get the job done". 


17a Hillcrest Road, Hatfields Beach
Marketing included Rodney Times advertising, Property Press and Herald on Sunday. Bayleys sign, Just Listed flyers were distributed around the area, Internet. The purchasers were from Dairy Flat and they bought the property as a solid rental investment.

Vendor Comment:
Janne provided a comprehensive marketing system involving high profile advertising. We received regular market feedback and accurate reporting following frequent open homes. The negotiation of the sale was handled professionally and skillfully.


7D Shadon Place

Agent Comment:
This very tidy 2 bedroom unit was on the market for 12 days.
We received 2 offers during that time to the delight of the vendors."



49 Grovenor Drive, Orewa
This large family home had been on the market for 4 months with another company. Bayleys took the property to Auction - during the 3 week campaign we had 36 groups through, there were 3 bidders at the Auction. The home sold post auction to a young family from Stanmore Bay.

Vendor Comment:
Trying to sell our home had previously been very stressful but you were very supportive and guided us through the experience of an Auction. It has been a pleasure getting to know you and we would recommend your experience and enthusiasm to anyone."




6/34 Waiwera Place, Waiwera
The marketing of this property included advertising in the Herald on Sunday, North Shore Property Press, Bayleys exclusive Tuesday pullout in the Rodney Times, colour postcards, e-flyer, web advertising and a photo sign. There were 37 buyer groups through the 3 week campaign with 4 bidders at Auction. The purchaser cam efrom Manly who saw the home advertised on the internet. The home sold under the hammer.

Vendor Comment:
"We highly appreciate your skills with assessment of current market trends and your capability of putting together a marketing package which really worked. Thanks to your marketing skills we sold our apartment under the hammer on Auction night and our price expectations were exceeded."
Robyn Mehra


41 Brightside Road, Stanmore Bay
This home had been marketed by another company for 3 months resulting in no offers. Bayleys took over the marketing, changed all the signage and re-wrote the advertisements, taking care to promote the fact that there was a Granny Flat attached to the home. I received countless phone calls in response to the ads and the property sold within 8 days of us taking it to the market. The purchaser was an investor from the North Shore. The vendors were delighted, especially as I was able to find them their dream home to relocate to. 

Vendor Comment:
“Throughout the entire selling process I found Janne to be extremely professional and honest and her knowledge of the market was invaluable. Janne worked very hard to sell my home plus she also found me the perfect replacement home”.
Lynnice Read
Stanmore Bay


32 The Grove, Red Beach
The owner of this home had passed away in hospital and I had the pleasure of working with her 3 daughters. The family received a detailed weekly marketing report and were all kept up to date individually as to the progress. They received 2 written offers during the 10 week sales process and were delighted with the price that was achieved in a very difficult market.
Vendor Comment:
“Janne's applied effort and market knowledge made the normally stressful event a smooth transaction and assisted in achieving the best possible result”.
The Smith family


Apartment 1202, The Nautilus, Orewa
Sold by Private Treaty for $1,000.000. Marketing for this apartment included Rodney Times Bayleys pullout, 3 internet sites, a window display and Bayleys databases. The buyer for this apartment came through our database and was looking for a holiday home/rental investment. His apartment is large enough for his family with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is in the Serviced Apartment Pool earning him income when not in use - a perfect solution for this happy purchaser. The offshore Vendors were thrilled that the Bayleys network achieved such a great result finding their buyer. 

Vendor Comment:
“Andrew and I would like to thank both Bayleys and yourself for achieving a great result for us in the sale of our apartment”.
Andrew & Trisha Clifford
London, England

Apartment 1206, The Nautilus, Orewa
We ran a four week Expressions of Interest campaign for this Penthouse Apartment. We had 13 buyer groups through the property and the purchaser came from Takapuna in response to the 1st advertisement in the North Shore Property Press.
Vendor Comment:
“We found Janne to be refreshingly honest and innovative in her marketing ideas. Janne finalized a sale very shortly after we placed our listing with Bayleys, under difficult training conditions. We found her sensitive manner and competence very reassuring and she was available at all times”.
Russell & Ann McCullough

45 Grand Drive, Orewa
This property had been on and off the market for more than 12 months. Bayleys had it listed and sold within 5 weeks. My name had been referred to a couple from Titirangi as the best Agent who could find them a home. They had been looking for several weeks to no avail. They gave me their "wish list" and this home certainly ticked all the boxes. The purchasers paid the full asking price of $795,000 and both the purchasers and the vendors were delighted.

Agent Comment: 
“The buyers paid the full asking price of $795,000. The property has been on and off the market for well over 12 months”.


47 Grand Drive, Orewa
This property had been on the market for approximately 12 months with 2 other local companies.  Between them the results were non-existent so the vendors gave the job to me. We agreed to adjust the price upwards by $50,000 to reflect the changing market values and to tie in with our marketing strategy. We had their home SOLD within a month and achieved very close to the asking price. The purchaser came from the North Shore in response to the advertisement in our Preview Magazine.

Vendor Comment:
“Having had a few Real Estate Companies trying to sell our home it was a breath of fresh air dealing with you – your professionally friendly and honest approach was much appreciated”.
Nick Stirrup, Orewa

8B Riverside Road, Orewa
Sold for $315,000. This property had been previously on the market with another Agency for 12 months. Bayleys offered a fresh approach to the marketing and had it sold within a week of listing. The vendor was impressed with the teamwork of Bayleys and credited this to the buyer coming from our database. The purchaser bought this home as a solid investment.

Agent Comment:
“The vendor commented that, with 23 salespeople through the Hibiscus Coast Bayleys made sure they had the buyers covered”.