James Symes


James is a North Otago local, he grew up in Oamaru and is extremely passionate about all that this region has to offer. James’ previous experience includes 23years in the building industry, with the latter 12 running his own successful building company giving him a natural affinity with all that it takes to be a GREAT REAL ESTATE AGENT.


James is married to Paula and with two young children believes there is no better place than the Waitaki District to bring up a family.


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A keen outdoorsman, James loves to get away into the hills or up to the Waitaki lakes. He is extremely passionate about rugby having played locally for many years and is now a rugby referee along with being the President of the North Otago Referees Association and current North Otago Rugby Board member.


James’ passion is helping people and he would love to help you succeed too – whether it’s your first home or you’re looking to build your property portfolio, his wealth of local knowledge and extensive network will help you achieve your goals.


Contact James Symes today for any of your property needs.


"What we liked most was how easy and pleasant the selling process was. James was professional with a friendly approach.
He is a good guy. Knows the region. He is upfront, honest and a great communicator with an excellent sense of humour. We were fully informed at all times. He works hard on the client’s behalf.
James was a pleasure to deal with, and delivered a great, professional service."

Rod Jones and Noeline Viney


"James was excellent at communicating with us and keeping us informed right throughout the process. From the first meeting we had with James we felt very comfortable and knew we had the right team to market our property.
James was always on hand, was extremely motivated and worked very hard to market our property. We were extremely happy with the result, for us he made the whole process of selling our home an easy and positive experience.
James excelled and delivered in all areas of our real-estate experience, we would have no hesitation in recommending James to anybody looking to sell their home."

Blair Malcolm & Anna Clarke

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