Chris' career in real estate started in 1992, and during this time she has seen a lot of changes. Chris began her real estate career in Administration as Receptionist and also managed the Rental Portfolio for the Company. She then moved into the Role of Personal Assistant for one of Marlborough's Top Sales Agents. Then into sales herself she has had a successful sales career for 10 years. These moves have meant Chris has become very systems orientated and client focused and ensures she has all the up-to-date statistics in the current market place.
Chris' philosophy on client service is the key to her success. She believes her clients want to work with someone who has a straight-forward, honest manner and who can give informed and knowledgeable advice. "When I communicate with people I take a very direct approach". "Success in real estate comes through personal communication and making that connection by establishing your clients needs and expectations up front. First by listening and then by delivering''.
With over 20 years in the Industry under her belt Chris has now moved into Management. "I guess I have finally earned my stripes"!! She holds the Sales Managers Role within the Company and is Co-Owner of the Blenheim office, with Mark Davis.
On a personal level: Chris is married to Dean and together they have two adult daughters, Toni and Jessica.
Dean is a HASNO auditor and contracts to Envirocom. He audits sites and is responsible for the issuing of location test certificates and stationery container certificates for compliance
Toni is living in Christchurch and is in her last year studying at CPIT for a Diploma in Medical Imaging.
Jess, married to Luke, lives in Brisbane and is the Marketing Manager for Queensland Medical Laboratories.