Just weeks after recording its best month ever in its 117 year history,
Harcourts New Zealand again broke its record for the value of written
sales by achieving its first billion dollar month in March.
Despite cautions from many commentators regarding a slowdown in
the property industry, and the Easter break falling in March which
saw many buyers and sellers on holiday, Harcourts' over 170 offices
nationwide still wrote a total value of $1.013 billion worth of
This was hot on the heels of the month of February which saw Harcourts
New Zealand write just on a record $940 million worth of property
contracts, with Harcourts International (including Australia) achieving
CEO of Harcourts New Zealand, Bryan Thomson, said, "To achieve
these results at a time when commentators are talking about a slowdown
makes us very proud of our people and the efforts they make every
day everywhere in the group."
He added, "Harcourts has had a quite deliberate and determined
commitment to the recruitment of great people, backed up by ongoing
professional development along with structured support and growth
opportunities. We believe this approach plays a crucial part in
ensuring our clients can confidently select a Harcourts consultant
for their real estate needs knowing they are using the very best
in the business backed by a brand they can trust."
Mr Thomson noted, "We look forward to Harcourts New Zealand's
personal best in achieving our first billion dollar month being
short lived as another stepping stone in our growth plans."