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Linda Simmons
Linda Simmons
No1 in Office 2022 2023
Top 5 Percent of Bayleys Salespeople 2023 2024
200 Million Dollar Club

Linda Simmons

Residential Sales and Marketing

Linda comes to Bayleys with a stellar background in global marketing, as well in marketing and selling of real estate. She has spent many years at top global companies holding senior positions and delivering excellent results. Linda brings this same high level of business acuity to marketing and selling homes and her goal is to maximise the profitability of your home.

Linda employs the same methods to sell your home as she would in marketing top global brands - an ability to identify what is unique about your home and to emotionally engage potential buyers - what she calls "tugging on the heartstrings." By doing so, she creates a competitive bidding environment that delivers higher prices for her clients. But Linda's exceptional skills don't end there. She is keenly aware of today's ever-changing market, and how people interact with each other, so she offers a distinctive multi-media approach when marketing your home - through carefully produced high-end videos and various social media touch points, along with all of the traditional media such as print and web sites. By offering her unique multi-media approach, she manages to attract a much larger audience - with a particular focus on Kiwi ex-pats living overseas, looking to return home one day. This approach has been so successful that she has received industry recognition and is the outright Winner of the 2021 and 2017 REINZ Award for the Best Multi-Media Marketing Campaign.

Even in today's "fragile" market Linda is selling her listings, the majority of which are high-end, within their planned campaign time-frames, at prices in excess of anticipation. But Linda's real win is in how she connects and builds a real relationship with her clients, and works with her dedicated team to deliver a service that is second to none, ensuring that the entire process is as stress-free and effortless as possible. Through her Associate Jacquie McDonald, she even offers a comprehensive get-ready-for-market service tailor-made to offer you the help that you need and ensure that your property is presented at its very best.

For marketing that sells and service that astounds.

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Licensed under the REA Act 2008

Achievements

2022/2023

Top 5% of Bayleys Salespeople

#1 Salesperson - Bayleys Devonport

Bayleys Top Achiever

2019/2020

Top 5% of Bayleys Salespeople

#1 Salesperson - Bayleys Devonport

Bayleys Top Achiever

2014-2016

Finalist - REINZ Best Multi-Media Marketing Campaign of the Year

2021/2022

Top 5% of Bayleys Salespeople

#1 Salesperson - Bayleys Devonport

Bayleys Top Achiever

2018/2019

Finalist - REINZ Best Multi-Media Marketing Campaign of the Year​

2020/2021

Winner - REINZ Best Multi-Media Marketing Campaign of the Year

Top 5% of Bayleys Salespeople

#1 Salesperson - Bayleys Devonport

Bayleys Top Achiever

2017/2018

Winner - REINZ Best Multi-Media Marketing Campaign of the Year

Client testimonials

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Linda and her team performed beyond expectation with a detailed, caring and professional attitude and delivery in a market that proved to be very complex and demanding. We would not hesitate in recommending Linda and her team to prospective buyers and sellers of property in the greater Devonport area. Linda has an exceptional understanding of the property market, business acumen and an empathy for human values when involved and supporting clients understanding and decision making. We are extremely grateful to her for getting our sale and purchase of a new home across the line.

Vendors

We selected Linda and her team to sell our house due to their excellent reputation. We were not disappointed. Linda has comprehensive market knowledge and guided us through the whole sales process. She and her team are all fantastic communicators who act with professionalism and integrity. We were thrilled with the marketing campaign prepared by Linda and even more thrilled with the final result - the successful sale of our home.

Karen and Robert

Linda, Emma and Jacquie were so insightful, realistic, honest and knowledgeable in helping us to sell (and buy) our house. They were also very supportive and invested - and made what could well have been a stressful process into something fun. They’re an absolute pleasure to deal with and we couldn’t recommend them highly enough.

Jason & Charlotte

Selling a house is an emotional rollercoaster, so to have the guiding hand of such a sharp and experienced partner was invaluable. Linda had a clear sense of how to position our property for broadest and most relevant appeal, which turned out to be bang-on. And any issue that arose was dealt with promptly, with a reassuring calm and confidence. Linda will be the first person we call when we next need to sell a property.

Melanie and Matt

Linda and her team showed unwavering dedication to selling our house and we were very impressed with the work ethic. The team are not afraid to go the extra mile to get the job done right, and their attention to detail is second to none. In addition to her superb work ethic, Linda and her team are caring and natural with people. They have a way of putting their clients at ease and making them feel like they are the top priority. Their honest and integral personalities are one of the reasons we enjoyed working with them. If you are looking for a real estate agent who will work tirelessly on your behalf and who will always have your best interests at heart, then Linda and team are the perfect choice for you. We highly recommend her team to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home.

Paula and Belinda

Linda, Emma, Jacquie and team have been absolutely fantastic. The campaign was flawlessly executed and the results exceeded our expectations. The “get ready” team and tradie contacts provided were indispensable and made life so much easier for us. The communications were impressive and responsive and nothing was too much trouble. The whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. Thank you!

Rachael and Miles

Linda achieved a great price for my property dealing with several interested parties. She worked extremely hard and in conjunction with Jacquie achieved a smooth sale of my Devonport house. I would not hesitate to recommend this superb team if you are thinking of selling or buying.

Sue Smith

Nath and I just wanted to send you a message to thank you once again for going above and beyond to help us feel at home in our new purchase. We really are grateful for all you have done to help us remedy the issues we’ve had and we really do feel settled in here now. Please also pass on our thanks to the previous owners for all they’ve done to help fix any issues - we know they have done a lot and we really appreciate it. Thanks again and look forward to having you over for a G&T one sunny evening!

Emma and Nathan

We cannot thank you enough for the amazing job you did selling our house. Having made the mistake of buying unconditionally before selling, the market turned and we were quite stressed when we met you. 4 mths and no sale. It was a difficult job we gave you to sell our home. But you worked tirelessly in a professional and caring manner and never lost sight of the fact there would be a buyer and you would find them. It's such an important life event buying and selling a house. Moving home after 25 years is certainly a milestone for us. Thank you for making this a smooth process in difficult times. We really appreciate everything you have done.

Rob and Erica Lauder

Thanks again for such a great sale process. We have sold a couple of houses over the years and your work ethic and communication was outstanding. I would recommend you without question to others (as you were recommended to us).

Ben and Jen

I used to think real estate marketing was an about attendance, an agent turning up and handing out brochures. Linda and her team were committed and worked tirelessly to prepare, market and sell our home using innovative and compelling marketing. From the beginning and well past the end of the sale process they went the extra mile to make the process streamlined and easy.

Tom Worth

Linda and Jacquie well exceeded our expectations in their service and attentiveness when selling our house. While the sale figure was rather less than hoped for they did all they could for us and achieved a result in a difficult market.

Peter Michael Bennison and Julie Read

Linda and Jacquie were great to deal with. Straight up organised and fun would highly recommend

John and Fiona

jacquie and linda did a great job. Honest and straight up. Good result in a tough market john and fiona

John Brook and Fiona Farnworth

Our agent Linda Simmons achieved an absolutely outstanding result for us. Linda ran a completely seamless campaign, the marketing was second to none, it attracted multiple buyers. Linda’s communication and feedback during the campaign kept us feeling completely confident at every step of the way. She created huge competition which resulted in a price well above our expectations. Lindas assistant Emma Lynskay worked hard to assist on all aspects of the campaign and made sure we received and then kept track on all documents for signing. We were so confident about our auction that we remained on holiday and watched the auction on the internet. We were well supported on auction day by the wider team, Sue Stanaway, Paula Morrison, Lynda Betts, Kathryn Robertson and George Yeoman..

Vendors

A fabulous way to end a superbly executed campaign. Delighted with the outcome and the opportunity to meet and work alongside such lovely people. We could not have made a better choice and are happy to be passing the reins to a lovely couple. Thanks to you all. You are simply the best.

Gay and Malcolm Rankin

We had such a positive experience selling our house through Linda Simmons. She and Jacquie went the extra mile to make it a smooth process. They were very organised, professional and thoughtful. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them both.

Stephanie Rockel

We are recently returning expat NZ'ers who have been (no doubt infuriatingly) indecisive about what exactly we'd like to buy... which means we have been at quite a few Open Homes hosted by Linda and Jacquie, among other Open Homes. Their properties always stand out. Linda has inevitably given deep thought into exactly what makes each property special and her excellent videos highlight those features. In fact, her videos are so good, we know several purchases have been made almost entirely on the basis of her videos. They know great contractors who get houses looking their best - whether it be upholsterers, home washing, minor repairs, gardeners etc. Their work with a fab stylist means their houses are laid out to inspire you with what's possible. Even though they haven't yet sold us a house, they connected us with one of their lovely, recent vendors who rented our Nelson house during the Covid lock down while looking for her next home purchase. We will be renting a stunning house from one of their recent purchasers who is not ready to move back to New Zealand and wanted a reliable tenant. For both us, as potential future purchasers, and for their recent vendors, who went on to rent to or from us, this has been a much appreciated, unexpected service, which was not in their brief. Linda and Jacquie's breadth of experience, coupled with their sensible and kind style is so helpful during an inherently stressful process. Anyone working with them is in great, trustworthy hands. Many thanks for everything.

Basia & Gerald

Linda Simmons and Jacquie McDonald were the estate agents during our property purchase. We were impressed by their professionalism, excellent communication skills and their in-depth knowledge of the local Devonport market. Having seen their dedicated approach to their work we chose them as our agents when we came to sell. Linda and Jacquie, along with their wider team, worked together efficiently which made the sale process as smooth as possible for our busy family. We appreciated their thorough approach and strong work ethic. We happily recommend Linda and Jacquie to others

R & A

Both my wife and I love historic homes and instantly recognised the Huia St property we have since purchased. The video including commentary from the architect grabbed us and we attended the first open home we were able to. We also kept a close eye on other marketing pieces which came out and just increased our interest in the back story of the property. What followed was a pretty lengthy negotiation process as we had some other affairs to tick off as part of completing the transaction. Just after going to contract Covid-19 reared its head which eventuated in the process going into the lockdown period. This naturally added further complications and stress for all involved. Linda was patient, and her communication was second to none throughout the process. I’ve worked with many agents and her ability to see differing points of view at a challenging time impressed me greatly. Her work ethic, which involved many an early morning, late evening or weekend chat meant that a transaction (which in the hands of most other agents would never been finalised) was able to get across the line. Thanks Linda

K & T

I had the pleasure of working with Linda selling our home in Devonport. We had a finite period to get our home sold (as we had bought another home) and we were selling during a surprisingly slow period in the market. Linda’s work ethic, acumen, grasp of marketing and ultimate love for what she does saw us achieve a great result (in trying circumstances). We got to know Linda personally through the process and my wife and I now count Linda and her husband as personal friends. I have great respect and admiration for what she does and her results speak for themselves. She is solution focused and achieves outcomes. She also understands that there is a natural buyer for each home and she endeavours to connect the right buyer with the home which is why so many purchasers end up delighted and then use her in the future. Jackie is an integral part of Linda’s offering and is an incredible support to the family throughout the process. Their skills complement each other perfectly. I would not hesitate to recommend Linda to others and have done so several times already since recently selling our home.

Vendors

Linda Simmons (Devonport)is completely professional and hardworking. Also very clear and honest.

Sarah and David

They exceeded our expectations. Communication was of the highest level, we were kept informed the whole way through on every bit of information. Tough items were addressed with solutions and we felt in control the whole way through.

Kylie Maree Law Rogers and Luke James Rogers

Worked well as as a team with different strengths. Honest in their views, but happy to listen to our perspectives and needs. Got a result we were happy with

Neil Martin Pollock, Cooper Aitken Trustees Limited, Catherine Anne Pollock

Thorough, reliable and professional sales and marketing.

Vendors

excellent hassle free service

David and Catherine Anderson

I felt both Linda and Emma were very open and honest in their dealings with me and went out of their way to help me find the right property. They were always available and showed they cared, thank you!

Alan Wallace

Outstanding service and an empathetic, intuitive approach to achieving a great outcome for all sides.

Vendors

Linda and her team performed beyond expectation with a detailed, caring and professional attitude and delivery in a market that proved to be very complex and demanding. We would not hesitate in recommending Linda and her team to prospective buyers and sellers of property in the greater Devonport area. Linda has an exceptional understanding of the property market, business acumen and an empathy for human values when involved and supporting clients understanding and decision making. We are extremely grateful to her for getting our sale and purchase of a new home across the line.

Vendors

We selected Linda and her team to sell our house due to their excellent reputation. We were not disappointed. Linda has comprehensive market knowledge and guided us through the whole sales process. She and her team are all fantastic communicators who act with professionalism and integrity. We were thrilled with the marketing campaign prepared by Linda and even more thrilled with the final result - the successful sale of our home.

Karen and Robert

Linda, Emma and Jacquie were so insightful, realistic, honest and knowledgeable in helping us to sell (and buy) our house. They were also very supportive and invested - and made what could well have been a stressful process into something fun. They’re an absolute pleasure to deal with and we couldn’t recommend them highly enough.

Jason & Charlotte

Selling a house is an emotional rollercoaster, so to have the guiding hand of such a sharp and experienced partner was invaluable. Linda had a clear sense of how to position our property for broadest and most relevant appeal, which turned out to be bang-on. And any issue that arose was dealt with promptly, with a reassuring calm and confidence. Linda will be the first person we call when we next need to sell a property.

Melanie and Matt

Linda and her team showed unwavering dedication to selling our house and we were very impressed with the work ethic. The team are not afraid to go the extra mile to get the job done right, and their attention to detail is second to none. In addition to her superb work ethic, Linda and her team are caring and natural with people. They have a way of putting their clients at ease and making them feel like they are the top priority. Their honest and integral personalities are one of the reasons we enjoyed working with them. If you are looking for a real estate agent who will work tirelessly on your behalf and who will always have your best interests at heart, then Linda and team are the perfect choice for you. We highly recommend her team to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home.

Paula and Belinda

Linda, Emma, Jacquie and team have been absolutely fantastic. The campaign was flawlessly executed and the results exceeded our expectations. The “get ready” team and tradie contacts provided were indispensable and made life so much easier for us. The communications were impressive and responsive and nothing was too much trouble. The whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. Thank you!

Rachael and Miles

Linda achieved a great price for my property dealing with several interested parties. She worked extremely hard and in conjunction with Jacquie achieved a smooth sale of my Devonport house. I would not hesitate to recommend this superb team if you are thinking of selling or buying.

Sue Smith

Nath and I just wanted to send you a message to thank you once again for going above and beyond to help us feel at home in our new purchase. We really are grateful for all you have done to help us remedy the issues we’ve had and we really do feel settled in here now. Please also pass on our thanks to the previous owners for all they’ve done to help fix any issues - we know they have done a lot and we really appreciate it. Thanks again and look forward to having you over for a G&T one sunny evening!

Emma and Nathan

We cannot thank you enough for the amazing job you did selling our house. Having made the mistake of buying unconditionally before selling, the market turned and we were quite stressed when we met you. 4 mths and no sale. It was a difficult job we gave you to sell our home. But you worked tirelessly in a professional and caring manner and never lost sight of the fact there would be a buyer and you would find them. It's such an important life event buying and selling a house. Moving home after 25 years is certainly a milestone for us. Thank you for making this a smooth process in difficult times. We really appreciate everything you have done.

Rob and Erica Lauder

Thanks again for such a great sale process. We have sold a couple of houses over the years and your work ethic and communication was outstanding. I would recommend you without question to others (as you were recommended to us).

Ben and Jen

I used to think real estate marketing was an about attendance, an agent turning up and handing out brochures. Linda and her team were committed and worked tirelessly to prepare, market and sell our home using innovative and compelling marketing. From the beginning and well past the end of the sale process they went the extra mile to make the process streamlined and easy.

Tom Worth

Linda and Jacquie well exceeded our expectations in their service and attentiveness when selling our house. While the sale figure was rather less than hoped for they did all they could for us and achieved a result in a difficult market.

Peter Michael Bennison and Julie Read

Linda and Jacquie were great to deal with. Straight up organised and fun would highly recommend

John and Fiona

jacquie and linda did a great job. Honest and straight up. Good result in a tough market john and fiona

John Brook and Fiona Farnworth

Our agent Linda Simmons achieved an absolutely outstanding result for us. Linda ran a completely seamless campaign, the marketing was second to none, it attracted multiple buyers. Linda’s communication and feedback during the campaign kept us feeling completely confident at every step of the way. She created huge competition which resulted in a price well above our expectations. Lindas assistant Emma Lynskay worked hard to assist on all aspects of the campaign and made sure we received and then kept track on all documents for signing. We were so confident about our auction that we remained on holiday and watched the auction on the internet. We were well supported on auction day by the wider team, Sue Stanaway, Paula Morrison, Lynda Betts, Kathryn Robertson and George Yeoman..

Vendors

A fabulous way to end a superbly executed campaign. Delighted with the outcome and the opportunity to meet and work alongside such lovely people. We could not have made a better choice and are happy to be passing the reins to a lovely couple. Thanks to you all. You are simply the best.

Gay and Malcolm Rankin

We had such a positive experience selling our house through Linda Simmons. She and Jacquie went the extra mile to make it a smooth process. They were very organised, professional and thoughtful. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them both.

Stephanie Rockel

We are recently returning expat NZ'ers who have been (no doubt infuriatingly) indecisive about what exactly we'd like to buy... which means we have been at quite a few Open Homes hosted by Linda and Jacquie, among other Open Homes. Their properties always stand out. Linda has inevitably given deep thought into exactly what makes each property special and her excellent videos highlight those features. In fact, her videos are so good, we know several purchases have been made almost entirely on the basis of her videos. They know great contractors who get houses looking their best - whether it be upholsterers, home washing, minor repairs, gardeners etc. Their work with a fab stylist means their houses are laid out to inspire you with what's possible. Even though they haven't yet sold us a house, they connected us with one of their lovely, recent vendors who rented our Nelson house during the Covid lock down while looking for her next home purchase. We will be renting a stunning house from one of their recent purchasers who is not ready to move back to New Zealand and wanted a reliable tenant. For both us, as potential future purchasers, and for their recent vendors, who went on to rent to or from us, this has been a much appreciated, unexpected service, which was not in their brief. Linda and Jacquie's breadth of experience, coupled with their sensible and kind style is so helpful during an inherently stressful process. Anyone working with them is in great, trustworthy hands. Many thanks for everything.

Basia & Gerald

Linda Simmons and Jacquie McDonald were the estate agents during our property purchase. We were impressed by their professionalism, excellent communication skills and their in-depth knowledge of the local Devonport market. Having seen their dedicated approach to their work we chose them as our agents when we came to sell. Linda and Jacquie, along with their wider team, worked together efficiently which made the sale process as smooth as possible for our busy family. We appreciated their thorough approach and strong work ethic. We happily recommend Linda and Jacquie to others

R & A

Both my wife and I love historic homes and instantly recognised the Huia St property we have since purchased. The video including commentary from the architect grabbed us and we attended the first open home we were able to. We also kept a close eye on other marketing pieces which came out and just increased our interest in the back story of the property. What followed was a pretty lengthy negotiation process as we had some other affairs to tick off as part of completing the transaction. Just after going to contract Covid-19 reared its head which eventuated in the process going into the lockdown period. This naturally added further complications and stress for all involved. Linda was patient, and her communication was second to none throughout the process. I’ve worked with many agents and her ability to see differing points of view at a challenging time impressed me greatly. Her work ethic, which involved many an early morning, late evening or weekend chat meant that a transaction (which in the hands of most other agents would never been finalised) was able to get across the line. Thanks Linda

K & T

I had the pleasure of working with Linda selling our home in Devonport. We had a finite period to get our home sold (as we had bought another home) and we were selling during a surprisingly slow period in the market. Linda’s work ethic, acumen, grasp of marketing and ultimate love for what she does saw us achieve a great result (in trying circumstances). We got to know Linda personally through the process and my wife and I now count Linda and her husband as personal friends. I have great respect and admiration for what she does and her results speak for themselves. She is solution focused and achieves outcomes. She also understands that there is a natural buyer for each home and she endeavours to connect the right buyer with the home which is why so many purchasers end up delighted and then use her in the future. Jackie is an integral part of Linda’s offering and is an incredible support to the family throughout the process. Their skills complement each other perfectly. I would not hesitate to recommend Linda to others and have done so several times already since recently selling our home.

Vendors

Linda Simmons (Devonport)is completely professional and hardworking. Also very clear and honest.

Sarah and David

They exceeded our expectations. Communication was of the highest level, we were kept informed the whole way through on every bit of information. Tough items were addressed with solutions and we felt in control the whole way through.

Kylie Maree Law Rogers and Luke James Rogers

Worked well as as a team with different strengths. Honest in their views, but happy to listen to our perspectives and needs. Got a result we were happy with

Neil Martin Pollock, Cooper Aitken Trustees Limited, Catherine Anne Pollock

Thorough, reliable and professional sales and marketing.

Vendors

excellent hassle free service

David and Catherine Anderson

I felt both Linda and Emma were very open and honest in their dealings with me and went out of their way to help me find the right property. They were always available and showed they cared, thank you!

Alan Wallace

Outstanding service and an empathetic, intuitive approach to achieving a great outcome for all sides.

Vendors

Linda and her team performed beyond expectation with a detailed, caring and professional attitude and delivery in a market that proved to be very complex and demanding. We would not hesitate in recommending Linda and her team to prospective buyers and sellers of property in the greater Devonport area. Linda has an exceptional understanding of the property market, business acumen and an empathy for human values when involved and supporting clients understanding and decision making. We are extremely grateful to her for getting our sale and purchase of a new home across the line.

Vendors

We selected Linda and her team to sell our house due to their excellent reputation. We were not disappointed. Linda has comprehensive market knowledge and guided us through the whole sales process. She and her team are all fantastic communicators who act with professionalism and integrity. We were thrilled with the marketing campaign prepared by Linda and even more thrilled with the final result - the successful sale of our home.

Karen and Robert

Linda, Emma and Jacquie were so insightful, realistic, honest and knowledgeable in helping us to sell (and buy) our house. They were also very supportive and invested - and made what could well have been a stressful process into something fun. They’re an absolute pleasure to deal with and we couldn’t recommend them highly enough.

Jason & Charlotte

Selling a house is an emotional rollercoaster, so to have the guiding hand of such a sharp and experienced partner was invaluable. Linda had a clear sense of how to position our property for broadest and most relevant appeal, which turned out to be bang-on. And any issue that arose was dealt with promptly, with a reassuring calm and confidence. Linda will be the first person we call when we next need to sell a property.

Melanie and Matt

Linda and her team showed unwavering dedication to selling our house and we were very impressed with the work ethic. The team are not afraid to go the extra mile to get the job done right, and their attention to detail is second to none. In addition to her superb work ethic, Linda and her team are caring and natural with people. They have a way of putting their clients at ease and making them feel like they are the top priority. Their honest and integral personalities are one of the reasons we enjoyed working with them. If you are looking for a real estate agent who will work tirelessly on your behalf and who will always have your best interests at heart, then Linda and team are the perfect choice for you. We highly recommend her team to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home.

Paula and Belinda

Linda, Emma, Jacquie and team have been absolutely fantastic. The campaign was flawlessly executed and the results exceeded our expectations. The “get ready” team and tradie contacts provided were indispensable and made life so much easier for us. The communications were impressive and responsive and nothing was too much trouble. The whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. Thank you!

Rachael and Miles

Linda achieved a great price for my property dealing with several interested parties. She worked extremely hard and in conjunction with Jacquie achieved a smooth sale of my Devonport house. I would not hesitate to recommend this superb team if you are thinking of selling or buying.

Sue Smith

Nath and I just wanted to send you a message to thank you once again for going above and beyond to help us feel at home in our new purchase. We really are grateful for all you have done to help us remedy the issues we’ve had and we really do feel settled in here now. Please also pass on our thanks to the previous owners for all they’ve done to help fix any issues - we know they have done a lot and we really appreciate it. Thanks again and look forward to having you over for a G&T one sunny evening!

Emma and Nathan

We cannot thank you enough for the amazing job you did selling our house. Having made the mistake of buying unconditionally before selling, the market turned and we were quite stressed when we met you. 4 mths and no sale. It was a difficult job we gave you to sell our home. But you worked tirelessly in a professional and caring manner and never lost sight of the fact there would be a buyer and you would find them. It's such an important life event buying and selling a house. Moving home after 25 years is certainly a milestone for us. Thank you for making this a smooth process in difficult times. We really appreciate everything you have done.

Rob and Erica Lauder

Thanks again for such a great sale process. We have sold a couple of houses over the years and your work ethic and communication was outstanding. I would recommend you without question to others (as you were recommended to us).

Ben and Jen

I used to think real estate marketing was an about attendance, an agent turning up and handing out brochures. Linda and her team were committed and worked tirelessly to prepare, market and sell our home using innovative and compelling marketing. From the beginning and well past the end of the sale process they went the extra mile to make the process streamlined and easy.

Tom Worth

Linda and Jacquie well exceeded our expectations in their service and attentiveness when selling our house. While the sale figure was rather less than hoped for they did all they could for us and achieved a result in a difficult market.

Peter Michael Bennison and Julie Read

Linda and Jacquie were great to deal with. Straight up organised and fun would highly recommend

John and Fiona

jacquie and linda did a great job. Honest and straight up. Good result in a tough market john and fiona

John Brook and Fiona Farnworth

Our agent Linda Simmons achieved an absolutely outstanding result for us. Linda ran a completely seamless campaign, the marketing was second to none, it attracted multiple buyers. Linda’s communication and feedback during the campaign kept us feeling completely confident at every step of the way. She created huge competition which resulted in a price well above our expectations. Lindas assistant Emma Lynskay worked hard to assist on all aspects of the campaign and made sure we received and then kept track on all documents for signing. We were so confident about our auction that we remained on holiday and watched the auction on the internet. We were well supported on auction day by the wider team, Sue Stanaway, Paula Morrison, Lynda Betts, Kathryn Robertson and George Yeoman..

Vendors

A fabulous way to end a superbly executed campaign. Delighted with the outcome and the opportunity to meet and work alongside such lovely people. We could not have made a better choice and are happy to be passing the reins to a lovely couple. Thanks to you all. You are simply the best.

Gay and Malcolm Rankin

We had such a positive experience selling our house through Linda Simmons. She and Jacquie went the extra mile to make it a smooth process. They were very organised, professional and thoughtful. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them both.

Stephanie Rockel

We are recently returning expat NZ'ers who have been (no doubt infuriatingly) indecisive about what exactly we'd like to buy... which means we have been at quite a few Open Homes hosted by Linda and Jacquie, among other Open Homes. Their properties always stand out. Linda has inevitably given deep thought into exactly what makes each property special and her excellent videos highlight those features. In fact, her videos are so good, we know several purchases have been made almost entirely on the basis of her videos. They know great contractors who get houses looking their best - whether it be upholsterers, home washing, minor repairs, gardeners etc. Their work with a fab stylist means their houses are laid out to inspire you with what's possible. Even though they haven't yet sold us a house, they connected us with one of their lovely, recent vendors who rented our Nelson house during the Covid lock down while looking for her next home purchase. We will be renting a stunning house from one of their recent purchasers who is not ready to move back to New Zealand and wanted a reliable tenant. For both us, as potential future purchasers, and for their recent vendors, who went on to rent to or from us, this has been a much appreciated, unexpected service, which was not in their brief. Linda and Jacquie's breadth of experience, coupled with their sensible and kind style is so helpful during an inherently stressful process. Anyone working with them is in great, trustworthy hands. Many thanks for everything.

Basia & Gerald

Linda Simmons and Jacquie McDonald were the estate agents during our property purchase. We were impressed by their professionalism, excellent communication skills and their in-depth knowledge of the local Devonport market. Having seen their dedicated approach to their work we chose them as our agents when we came to sell. Linda and Jacquie, along with their wider team, worked together efficiently which made the sale process as smooth as possible for our busy family. We appreciated their thorough approach and strong work ethic. We happily recommend Linda and Jacquie to others

R & A

Both my wife and I love historic homes and instantly recognised the Huia St property we have since purchased. The video including commentary from the architect grabbed us and we attended the first open home we were able to. We also kept a close eye on other marketing pieces which came out and just increased our interest in the back story of the property. What followed was a pretty lengthy negotiation process as we had some other affairs to tick off as part of completing the transaction. Just after going to contract Covid-19 reared its head which eventuated in the process going into the lockdown period. This naturally added further complications and stress for all involved. Linda was patient, and her communication was second to none throughout the process. I’ve worked with many agents and her ability to see differing points of view at a challenging time impressed me greatly. Her work ethic, which involved many an early morning, late evening or weekend chat meant that a transaction (which in the hands of most other agents would never been finalised) was able to get across the line. Thanks Linda

K & T

I had the pleasure of working with Linda selling our home in Devonport. We had a finite period to get our home sold (as we had bought another home) and we were selling during a surprisingly slow period in the market. Linda’s work ethic, acumen, grasp of marketing and ultimate love for what she does saw us achieve a great result (in trying circumstances). We got to know Linda personally through the process and my wife and I now count Linda and her husband as personal friends. I have great respect and admiration for what she does and her results speak for themselves. She is solution focused and achieves outcomes. She also understands that there is a natural buyer for each home and she endeavours to connect the right buyer with the home which is why so many purchasers end up delighted and then use her in the future. Jackie is an integral part of Linda’s offering and is an incredible support to the family throughout the process. Their skills complement each other perfectly. I would not hesitate to recommend Linda to others and have done so several times already since recently selling our home.

Vendors

Linda Simmons (Devonport)is completely professional and hardworking. Also very clear and honest.

Sarah and David

They exceeded our expectations. Communication was of the highest level, we were kept informed the whole way through on every bit of information. Tough items were addressed with solutions and we felt in control the whole way through.

Kylie Maree Law Rogers and Luke James Rogers

Worked well as as a team with different strengths. Honest in their views, but happy to listen to our perspectives and needs. Got a result we were happy with

Neil Martin Pollock, Cooper Aitken Trustees Limited, Catherine Anne Pollock

Thorough, reliable and professional sales and marketing.

Vendors

excellent hassle free service

David and Catherine Anderson

I felt both Linda and Emma were very open and honest in their dealings with me and went out of their way to help me find the right property. They were always available and showed they cared, thank you!

Alan Wallace

Outstanding service and an empathetic, intuitive approach to achieving a great outcome for all sides.

Vendors

Useful resources

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As the most open and transparent of all sale methods, it’s of little surprise that in a competitive market, more than a third of all Kiwi sellers are choosing to list their property for sale by auction.

Deciding to sell at auction is a big decision which offers great benefits for suitable properties. A sale by auction puts serious buyers together in one place to determine true market value.

The auction process ensures transparency and an even playing field for all parties. Understanding the auction process means you’ll be cool, calm and collected when it comes time to bid.

How your home comes across in the first few minutes of viewing with a potential buyer can critically determine the outcome at the other end of the sale process.

As with many situations in life, being prepared and armed with the best knowledge and information, is the key to successfully managing a positive outcome for the sale of your home.

Winning consistent international praise for beautiful landscapes, evolving urban design and wonderful quality of life, buying a home in New Zealand has never been more attractive.

Learn from the REA more about New Zealand residential property agency agreements.

For information on New Zealand residential property sale and purchase agreements read the REA's guide here.

As the most open and transparent of all sale methods, it’s of little surprise that in a competitive market, more than a third of all Kiwi sellers are choosing to list their property for sale by auction.

Deciding to sell at auction is a big decision which offers great benefits for suitable properties. A sale by auction puts serious buyers together in one place to determine true market value.

The auction process ensures transparency and an even playing field for all parties. Understanding the auction process means you’ll be cool, calm and collected when it comes time to bid.

How your home comes across in the first few minutes of viewing with a potential buyer can critically determine the outcome at the other end of the sale process.

As with many situations in life, being prepared and armed with the best knowledge and information, is the key to successfully managing a positive outcome for the sale of your home.

Winning consistent international praise for beautiful landscapes, evolving urban design and wonderful quality of life, buying a home in New Zealand has never been more attractive.

Learn from the REA more about New Zealand residential property agency agreements.

For information on New Zealand residential property sale and purchase agreements read the REA's guide here.

As the most open and transparent of all sale methods, it’s of little surprise that in a competitive market, more than a third of all Kiwi sellers are choosing to list their property for sale by auction.

Deciding to sell at auction is a big decision which offers great benefits for suitable properties. A sale by auction puts serious buyers together in one place to determine true market value.

The auction process ensures transparency and an even playing field for all parties. Understanding the auction process means you’ll be cool, calm and collected when it comes time to bid.

How your home comes across in the first few minutes of viewing with a potential buyer can critically determine the outcome at the other end of the sale process.

As with many situations in life, being prepared and armed with the best knowledge and information, is the key to successfully managing a positive outcome for the sale of your home.

Winning consistent international praise for beautiful landscapes, evolving urban design and wonderful quality of life, buying a home in New Zealand has never been more attractive.

Learn from the REA more about New Zealand residential property agency agreements.

For information on New Zealand residential property sale and purchase agreements read the REA's guide here.

As the most open and transparent of all sale methods, it’s of little surprise that in a competitive market, more than a third of all Kiwi sellers are choosing to list their property for sale by auction.

Deciding to sell at auction is a big decision which offers great benefits for suitable properties. A sale by auction puts serious buyers together in one place to determine true market value.

The auction process ensures transparency and an even playing field for all parties. Understanding the auction process means you’ll be cool, calm and collected when it comes time to bid.

How your home comes across in the first few minutes of viewing with a potential buyer can critically determine the outcome at the other end of the sale process.

As with many situations in life, being prepared and armed with the best knowledge and information, is the key to successfully managing a positive outcome for the sale of your home.

Winning consistent international praise for beautiful landscapes, evolving urban design and wonderful quality of life, buying a home in New Zealand has never been more attractive.

Learn from the REA more about New Zealand residential property agency agreements.

For information on New Zealand residential property sale and purchase agreements read the REA's guide here.

About Bayleys

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We pride ourselves on being better and doing our best to build on our hard-earned reputation every day. Find out how Bayleys are Altogether Better.

Backed by 50 years of helping Kiwis into homes, Bayleys Residential has the reach, experience and expertise to achieve results others can’t.

Corporate philanthropy is more than just giving back to a community - it’s about contributing to long-term social change and we take that responsibility very seriously.

The secret weapon in our vast sales armoury, our award-winning auction team brings experience, knowledge and personality when it comes time for the hammer to fall.

Bayleys’ partnership with international real estate company Knight Frank, allows us to tap into the benefits of a globally-connected network spanning 51 markets.

We pride ourselves on being better and doing our best to build on our hard-earned reputation every day. Find out how Bayleys are Altogether Better.

Backed by 50 years of helping Kiwis into homes, Bayleys Residential has the reach, experience and expertise to achieve results others can’t.

Corporate philanthropy is more than just giving back to a community - it’s about contributing to long-term social change and we take that responsibility very seriously.

The secret weapon in our vast sales armoury, our award-winning auction team brings experience, knowledge and personality when it comes time for the hammer to fall.

Bayleys’ partnership with international real estate company Knight Frank, allows us to tap into the benefits of a globally-connected network spanning 51 markets.

We pride ourselves on being better and doing our best to build on our hard-earned reputation every day. Find out how Bayleys are Altogether Better.

Backed by 50 years of helping Kiwis into homes, Bayleys Residential has the reach, experience and expertise to achieve results others can’t.

Corporate philanthropy is more than just giving back to a community - it’s about contributing to long-term social change and we take that responsibility very seriously.

The secret weapon in our vast sales armoury, our award-winning auction team brings experience, knowledge and personality when it comes time for the hammer to fall.

Bayleys’ partnership with international real estate company Knight Frank, allows us to tap into the benefits of a globally-connected network spanning 51 markets.

We pride ourselves on being better and doing our best to build on our hard-earned reputation every day. Find out how Bayleys are Altogether Better.

Backed by 50 years of helping Kiwis into homes, Bayleys Residential has the reach, experience and expertise to achieve results others can’t.

Corporate philanthropy is more than just giving back to a community - it’s about contributing to long-term social change and we take that responsibility very seriously.

The secret weapon in our vast sales armoury, our award-winning auction team brings experience, knowledge and personality when it comes time for the hammer to fall.

Bayleys’ partnership with international real estate company Knight Frank, allows us to tap into the benefits of a globally-connected network spanning 51 markets.

Recent releases

The Easter edition is out now featuring 222 residential properties for sale from around New Zealand.

The Easter edition is out now featuring 222 residential properties for sale from around New Zealand.

Community

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Linda uses her award winning marketing to tug on heartstrings and help families to sell their home for more (or indeed find them their dream home!) and offers free video and social media marketing for all families and friends of Stanley Bay School.

Mud run

Stanley Bay School's annual mud run raised funds to refurbish its playground and with 482 entrants it was a phenomenal success. Linda and her sister Jacquie manned the balance beam, helping children to guide their way across the slippery plank on a chilly Auckland Saturday.

Linda uses her award winning marketing to tug on heartstrings and help families to sell their home for more (or indeed find them their dream home!) and offers free video and social media marketing for all families and friends of Stanley Bay School.

Mud run

Stanley Bay School's annual mud run raised funds to refurbish its playground and with 482 entrants it was a phenomenal success. Linda and her sister Jacquie manned the balance beam, helping children to guide their way across the slippery plank on a chilly Auckland Saturday.

Linda uses her award winning marketing to tug on heartstrings and help families to sell their home for more (or indeed find them their dream home!) and offers free video and social media marketing for all families and friends of Stanley Bay School.

Mud run

Stanley Bay School's annual mud run raised funds to refurbish its playground and with 482 entrants it was a phenomenal success. Linda and her sister Jacquie manned the balance beam, helping children to guide their way across the slippery plank on a chilly Auckland Saturday.

Linda uses her award winning marketing to tug on heartstrings and help families to sell their home for more (or indeed find them their dream home!) and offers free video and social media marketing for all families and friends of Stanley Bay School.

Mud run

Stanley Bay School's annual mud run raised funds to refurbish its playground and with 482 entrants it was a phenomenal success. Linda and her sister Jacquie manned the balance beam, helping children to guide their way across the slippery plank on a chilly Auckland Saturday.

You may also like to consider a professional home staging company to assist with preparation and presentation. Their expertise in creating the wow factor and an emotional buy-in factor is often overlooked and most likely represents good value.

You may also like to consider a professional home staging company to assist with preparation and presentation. Their expertise in creating the wow factor and an emotional buy-in factor is often overlooked and most likely represents good value.

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