It takes time to learn the complex issues of Real Estate and is only gained with experience and Education which Kim has completed over the last 25 years experiencing fun times along with the extensive changes within the industry including national and local council regulations.
Kim's real estate career has always been in Northland and in Victoria, Australia starting in residential and lifestyle leading into commercial and rural. Kim has always had a passion for residential and rural/lifestyle; he has many awards with his most proud moment being in Top 20 and Top Rural salesperson for two different companies.
For over 12 years Kim supported both the Mystery Creek Fieldays and the Northland Fieldays at Dargaville, he is a strong supporter of Farmers of New Zealand.
When the rural real estate was going throughout a low patch Kim was involved with doing seminars throughout New Zealand and relocating New Zealand farmers to Victoria, Australia. The strong grass base systems along with Australian ways made for a great combination, some of these farmers are now returning to New Zealand.
Residential is far more emotional buying and leaves a real smile when you have settled a buyer into their new home.
Kim has worked to further his education by first achieving his branch manager and then his diploma in real estate along with many training and speaking qualifications. Kim has been involved with the Open Polytechnic training new salespeople in their certificate in real estate, he has spent four years taking first home buyer courses for the open polytechnic, housing NZ and He Korowai Trust.
In a previous life, Kim spent time in the logging industry from felling trees to grading and loading the logging trucks, fencing and contracting on farms and residential properties.
Kim spent many years with Turners and Growers as an auctioneer and procurement supplier he is a very skilled auctioneer in many different types of sales.
Leisure times have been spent with brass bands as a trombonist, 13 years as a volunteer firefighter with the New Zealand Fire Service and now on a lifestyle block with a range of animals.
Kim's wife Linda keeps everything on an even path and two daughters keep him on his toes living at opposite ends of New Zealand.