Stephen & Michelle O’Byrne are real estate professionals who will take the utmost care in marketing your property. They are extremely enthusiastic and aim to ensure that you not only achieve the best possible price, but that you actually enjoy the experience!
They have well over 25 years combined real estate experience in selling residential & lifestyle properties and from the moment you list, you know that one of your greatest assets is in safe hands. The O’Byrne’s will treat you with courtesy while offering honest constructive advice on how to present your home.
The O’Byrne’s have been extremely innovative in their approach to marketing real estate. Stephen & Michelle have an incredible foresight and ability to adapt a marketing program around each individual property, and their 'outside the box' thinking has proven hugely successful countless times. They believe the success they have achieved as a team is due to their ability to understand their clients and to market any property in any location.
The O’Byrne’s have established a proven 'stress free' marketing system with many testimonials to back this up. They will pursue every avenue to reach potential buyers, believing their experience and teamwork delivers a better result.
The O’Byrne’s are experienced at organising all the finer details of a property sale. Everything is meticulously planned to instill confidence and ensure you that you are getting the best service possible.They have developed superb negotiating skills, finely tuned through many different real estate cycles. They are renowned for not only achieving some record prices, but for building strong and trusted relationships.
The O’Byrne’s have an extensive sales history, covering coastal, residential, lifestyle, & investment properties which they have had the pleasure of marketing and selling. They would be extremely happy to discuss this with you when they have the opportunity to meet you. Client satisfaction is their goal.
You can find their latest recommendations, as well as their new listings, updates, open homes and market insights, on their Facebook and Instagram pages.
They are always available to provide a free appraisal of your property and to advise how to prepare your home for sale. Equally if you know anyone who is considering a real estate change your referral would be greatly appreciated.
You’ll find both of them at Bayleys, Altogether Better!
Before moving to New Zealand, Stephen worked in the Merchant banking industry & the Serious Fraud Office in London. Also in the E-Learning & web management for some leading agencies in the Netherlands, and establishing a Sports sales business in the United Kingdom.
His past background as a diver seen him operate as a underwater cameraman in the dive industry, and becoming a freedive instructor, competing oversea’s, before settling down.
Being a community-minded family man Stephen volunteers as a local fire fighter, ensuring your property remains safe.
Apart from real estate, your’re likely to find Stephen enjoying the Waikato great outdoors his interest include fishing, diving, hunting and maintaining their lifestyle block, and spending time with family and friends.
”Stephen & Michelle, Where to start? A thousand thank-you’s for your knowledge, guidance, support & humour throughout this entire process. We cannot communicate adequately the ease you have brought with you and the difference you have made to us. You are an absolute gem and we are so grateful to have had you on our team”
Vendor & Purchaser Gillian Cotter
“We have bought and sold properties through Michelle and each time the service she has provided has been exceptional. She has excellent communication skills and is very knowledgeable about the market and property in the region. She always follows up and is always available to respond to questions and calls. I would not hesitate to use Michelle again in the future”
Vendor & Purchaser John & Oli Ryks
“Both Wayne and I felt very at ease with Stephen & Michelle and felt they looked after us exceptionally. They both listened to what we wanted and in return gave exactly that. Their communication was excellent keeping us informed every step of the way”
Vendor Michelle Rees
“Stephen took the stress out of the whole process of marketing and selling our property. Professional, in-formative, reliable and helpful to the last, he went over and beyond what was expected from him. I would recommend him to anyone”
Vendor Nicki Perry
“Stephen did a remarkable job and I could not be happier with the experience and outcome. Thank you for all of your hard work, energy and organization throughout this project”
Vendor & Purchaser Nigel & Joanne McLeod
"My Fiancé and I found the whole experience of selling our house to be very easy and hassle free. Michelle & Stephen took the hard work out of our hands and we were able to leave it all in their capable hands. We knew we could trust them to do everything in their power to reach an agreeable outcome, even when we had already moved from the area. If we were to buy or sell in the future we would definitely use Stephen & Michelle again. Very grateful for everything you have done during the marketing period and the selling price you achieved for us. Happy Customers. Wish you all the best in the future"
Vendor Brigette Slade
“Highly skilled and professional team who gets the job done and goes well and beyond. Always a pleasure to deal with”
“After what seems like a long journey searching for the right property we found Steven and Michelle. From there it all started to fall into place, we found them to be absolutely great, very informative, very friendly and helpful. Yip they helped us find what we were looking for. It was a pleasant experience from start to completion, helping make dreams come true, we can’t thank you enough, we would recommend to all”
Vendor & Purchaser Ross Rumble
“Thanks for all your time and efforts Stephen & Michelle. Thanks for looking out for us and for always being there to give advice and to sound out ideas. Your honesty and integrity shines through. You made the whole experience muss less stressful than it could have been”
Vendor Angela Soanes
“Stephen and Michelle are everything you want in a Real Agent, honest, intuitive, hard working and caring! Give them a call if you want to buy or sell”
Vendor Margo Gillard
“Stephen was great to deal with, our first buying experience was made smooth and easy due to his high level of expertise and hard work he put in for us. If we buy again we will be giving Steve a call”
Purchaser Marty Van Leeuwen
“We have just had the pleasure of making a purchase through Steve & Michelle and can honestly say how great they were. True professional Agents, friendly and not scared to go the extra mile for both the vendor and purchaser. All we can say is thank you for all you did for us. It was second to none”
Vendor & Purchaser Kevin & Karen Holmes
“Having recently purchased a property through Michelle. Upon first meeting her at the open home right through the sale process she was incredibly friendly, approachable and accommodating. We would highly recommend selling or purchasing a property through Michelle or Steve and look forward to an ongoing relationship”
Vendor Bridget Flanagan & Greg Dixon
“Having looked at several properties with Steve, he proceeded to discuss pros and cons of each property with me. He also maintained great communication the whole time including weekends, and helped me to become a property owner in Raglan. We had a very short time for everything to fall into place, and Steve helped the whole way, by recommending solicitors, builders etc! Next house I buy/sell will definitely be through these guys”
Vendor & Purchaser Jason Spink
“Fantastic service. Very professional and approachable agent to sell our house. Always kept us in the loop to every aspect of the process. Many thanks Steve and Michelle”
Vendor Julie Coull
“We bought two properties through them now both times they have been superprofessional and willing to go the extra mile. It’s pretty rare to find such honest engaging agents. Thanks heaps for all your help guys”
Vendor & Purchaser John & Oli Ryks
”We recently sold our house with Steve and Michelle in less than one month! We decided to return to UK and wanted a quick sale and we achieved it whilst not compromising on price - an outstanding result for us! Totally professional, friendly and will go the extra mile to get the job done. Great job – many thanks guys!”
Vendor David O’Brien
”We recently purchased our first home with Steve & Michelle & we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Very helpful, accommodating & honest. Highly recommend there services”
Vendor & Purchaser Ash Edwards
”It took a while but it was worth waiting for multiple offers and a great sale of our Whale Bay section. Stephen was friendly and great to work with even while we were dealing with him from far away in the United States of America. When dealing internationally it’s a great relief when things work so smoothly. Highly recommended”
Vendor Celeste Brash
“Our greatest compliment is a referral from you to family, friends & Associates”