With a background in Interior Design and Sales and Marketing, Sonia brings many of the necessary life skills required to be successful in the Real Estate Industry. Consistently ranking within the top 20 salespeople for Bayleys Canterbury, Sonia also took out the coveted title of Top Auction Performer for Bayleys Canterbury for the 2015-2016 Financial Year.
Throughout her twelve years in Real Estate, Sonia has won numerous awards and attributes her success to her natural enthusiasm, absolute discretion and an extensive network built as a result of many years enjoying the company of good people and valued clients. Sonia also works alongside two of her brothers; Bill Whalan, Director of Bayleys Canterbury and Pete Whalan, Group Sales Manager for Bayleys Canterbury.
Working within the ever evolving Post-Earthquake Christchurch marketplace, Sonia has become somewhat of a specialist in the marketing and sale of earthquake damaged ‘As Is, Where Is’ homes. With specifically targeted and highly successful ‘As Is, Where Is’ marketing strategies, sellers of uninsured, earthquake damaged homes frequently seek Sonia out, recognising her extensive track-record, knowledge and experience in this very specific market.
Sonia has worked for Bayleys since 2005 and has developed a strong support team that includes a full time, fully licensed personal assistant and sales support person with eleven years of industry experience. Whether you’re looking at buying or selling, don’t hesitate to get in touch, as no job is too big or too small and Sonia will always welcome your call.