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


1988

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


1990 

‘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 


1992

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


1994 

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

1995

Property Brokers in Carterton was opened

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

The NZ Realtors Network was created


1996

Opened Property Brokers Hastings

Opened Property Brokers Greytown


1998 

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


2000

Property Brokers Napier and Foxton opened


2001

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


2004

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


2010

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


2011

The franchise in Taihape became a company branch


2012

Property Brokers Matamata and Te Kuiti opened in the Waikato


2013

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


2014

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. 


 2015

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.

   

 

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