Roger Dawsons achievements in Real Estate are well documented. He began his career as a sales consultant in 1983 and in 1987 shifted his focus to Auctioneering. Over 8000 auctions later Roger has firmly established himself as one of New Zealand's most prolific Auctioneers and as an architect of Harcourts market leading auction business in Christchurch.
Rogers move to Harcourts in 1992 bought with it the opportunity to drive the growth of the groups auction business. With an ambitious plan for development in place, Roger has exceeded expectations. Since he has been on board Harcourts has consistently been one of the top auction listing franchise groups in Australasia and has been instrumental in raising the standards and public perception of Auction marketing programmes. ... Read more
Real estate vendors often prefer the marketing strategy of the auction – with good reason. It’s proven to be the most successful, with property generally on the market for a shorter period of time and it has the highest sales success rate.
An intensive, high profile auction marketing programme is custom designed for sellers to attract genuinely interested, cash-in-hand buyers. There buyers focus on establishing the ‘maximum price’ they will pay – not how low their offer should be. Emotional commitments towards purchasing also strengthen the natural form of competition between buyers.
We’ll assist you in setting the terms, conditions and auction day deadline. The undisclosed minimum reserve price will be one you’re completely comfortable with. ... Read more
Roger conducts anywhere between 5 and 20 property auctions per week, so there are always plenty of new and exciting properties coming up for sale all the time. Roger, together with Grenadiers Real Estate have a strong, and growing auction business, that put some of the best real estate in Christchurh under the hammer. ... Read more
There has remained steady activity in the auction rooms these past 2 weeks. Stock is still in short supply and Christchurch continues to defy the national trend of slow property sales (Auckland aside). To be fair there are signs of a slowing in listings coming to the market but we continue to see good competition and firm prices. ... Read more