About Bayleys Canterbury

Bayleys Canterbury is a multi-disciplined real estate and consulting business offering a full range of services in residential, commercial, rural real estate, property management and mortgage advisory.

We are the leading real estate marketing company in the province with a combined total of over 180 sales consultants and support staff dedicated to the marketing and sale of property.

Across our many branches, Bayleys Canterbury provides local, national and international marketing initiatives to the Canterbury market and beyond.

Our Beginnings

Bayleys was founded in 1973 by the Bayley family and since then, Bayleys Real Estate has grown to be one of New Zealand's largest property services companies and is still a family business today.

In 2002, Bayleys Canterbury was formed when a selection of established real estate companies from across all disciplines in Canterbury came together under the Bayleys umbrella.


From our 10 offices, a full spectrum of real estate services are provided including residential, rural, lifestyle, viticulture and tourism specialists who are complemented by the commercial & industrial sales and leasing teams. We are also home to an expert property management team who provide personalised services with quality properties.

Bayleys Canterbury has a well deserved and enviable reputation as a market leader having sold many of Canterbury's finest properties.

The success of the business was highlighted in 2017 with expansion in Christchurch of two new offices opening in Merivale and Fendalton. In mid 2018 a 10th office for Bayleys Canterbury was opened in Prestons Park, Christchurch.

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"We are locally owned and operated which means we're always on the ground to make things happen quickly."

Chris Jones - Director, Bayleys Canterbury

Our People

Bayleys Canterbury's success can be accredited to the people behind the brand across our offices. We provide market leading real estate services nationally and internationally.

We have an expert leadership team with over 80 years of combined real estate knowledge and experience, over 130 qualified marketing licensees, passionate auctioneers, a creative team of print and digital marketers and a detail orientated administration team. The dedicated Bayleys team have a broad range of work and life experience. We work towards promoting the Bayleys brand in Canterbury and providing excellent real estate services across all platforms.

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Our Culture

Bayleys Canterbury has a well deserved and enviable reputation as a market leader whilst holding onto our family values as a business.

"The team I started my career with are well-established in the industry, which has given me an 'apprenticeship style' introduction to real estate."

Jamie Askham - Lifestyle Sales, Bayleys Wanaka

These values enable our staff to work cohesively together to identify our vision, consider their long-term success within the business and encourage the team to work hard to go above-and-beyond.

Bayleys is committed to ensuring the long-term success of the real estate industry and starts by providing excellent training programs. The Bayleys Property College has one of the most recognised and respected experienced training teams within the real estate industry.

We have helped more sales people to reach their full potential in the shortest possible time due to our advanced training systems and up-to-date real world content that delivers results.

Our staff are encouraged to attend educational workshops, provided with on the job personal coaching and supported with continued education and training for their role.

Regular team social events, our annual awards ceremony and seasonal outings are a vital part of our company development which builds strong team rapport and an enjoyable work environment.

We are New Zealand's largest full service real estate company and can offer a variety of exciting careers in this fast paced and high profile industry.

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