Karen has spent her entire career within the Banking and Retail sector and has a customer focused ethos, excelling at helping people achieve their aspirations. Along with a strong work ethic Karen firmly believes in the principles of tenacity, honesty, and integrity, so you can be certain that she will be working hard to ensure you achieve your property goals.
Having bought and sold a number of her own properties as well as rental properties, Karen has also learned that property transactions that are based on trust and a win/win are always the best deals and will result in a satisfied customer.
You may know her as the owner, along with husband Neville, of Books & More NZ Post as well as PaperPlus Gisborne. Under Karen & Neville’s ownership, these stores won numerous customer service and industry awards as well as the medium sized business excellence and the retail sector award for the 2012 Westpac Business Awards.
If her 17 years in business taught her anything, it is to find out what your customer wants and help them to get it. And of course, with Karen, the customer is paramount.
Karen has four adult children, all who have attended school in Gisborne and have then gone on to University. They are all either working, travelling, or studying so Karen now has the time and energy to focus on her new career in Real Estate.
She has joined the team at Bayleys Gisborne due to the strength of the brand and the character and integrity of the management team and her colleagues, and she is relishing the opportunity to help you achieve your property dreams.