Our history

Our History

236 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North.  Still the site of Head Office today

1 June 1986

Property Brokers was formed when Tim Mordaunt and Don Brown purchased Michael Gray Real Estate. 236 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North was opened for business

1986 - November

Property Brokers becomes part of United Realty

1987 - February

Property Brokers Feilding opened in the United Bank building

1987 - November

Property Brokers Dannevirke opened, also in a United Bank building


'Property Brokers Livestock' was formed in Feilding and later sold to Williams and Kettle in 1997


‘Property Brokers Insurance’, formed. It still trades today as ‘Property and Commercial Insurance Brokers’

The Head Office building was built on the old site in Palmerston North, two new branches were opened on the The Square and Rangitikei Street 


The Masterton branch was purchased from the local United Realty World franchisee

Property Brokers leaves the United Realty franchise, which now trades as Ray White


‘Property Brokers Auctions’ was started, in Feilding for the purpose of selling farm machinery from beside the Feilding sale yards. 


Property Brokers in Carterton was opened

50% of Pahiatua Realty was purchased forming Property Brokers Pahiatua Limited

The NZ Realtors Network was created


Opened Property Brokers Hastings

Opened Property Brokers Greytown


Opened Property Brokers Havelock North, Martinborough, Waipukurau and a new office was built for the Masterton branch


Property Brokers Napier and Foxton opened


Property Brokers Ashhurst was opened

Tim Mordaunt awarded the Order of New Zealand for services to the community

Property Brokers make a commitment to supporting Relay for Life and remain a large sponsor today


A Property Brokers office was opened in Modena, Palmerston North and the Taihape branch was opened

2005 - February

Property Brokers Marton opened

2005 - October

Property Brokers Taradale opened 

‘Property Brokers Compliance and Electrical’ was established as its own company

2006 - July

Property Brokers celebrates 20 years in business!

Property Brokers Clive opened 

2008 - June

LJ Hooker Napier was purchased and integrated into the Napier branch

2008 - August

Ray White Wanganui was purchased and re-branded as Property Brokers

2009 - May

Sutton’s was purchased in Marton, Bulls, Foxton and Wanganui and amalgamated into Property Brokers branches

2009 - July

The IT Help Desk was established and the Marketing Department was expanded


Hastings McLeod Limited became a franchise of Property Brokers, expanding the brand into the South Island

The Integra Property Management rent roll was purchased and the Levin branch was opened

The first “Race to the Brewery” to raise money for Relay for Life, now a favourite annual event run by Property Brokers


The franchise in Taihape became a company branch


Property Brokers Matamata and Te Kuiti opened in the Waikato


The Professional’s rent roll was purchased, meaning Wanganui PB Property Management had 400 properties under management


1st July sees Property Brokers expand further into the Waikato opening the Te Aroha branch with a full suite of services including Residential, Lifestyle, Rural, Commercial and Property Management. 


2nd February sees more expansion into the King Country / Waikato area, opening the Taumarunui branch, offering Residential sales and Property Management. 



March 2015 Property Brokers opened a new branch in Wairoa, the northernmost town in the Hawke’s Bay region.



Property Brokers expansion into the Waikato continues, opening a branch in Taupo. 


Property Brokers opened its new Head Office in Palmerston North. Next door to the original site of Property Brokers’ first office. Previously the Palmerston team was working out of four separate buildings. This modern state of the art building shows how far the company has come from its humble beginning.


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