With over 30 years of continuous real estate sales experience, Real Estate Agent Jim Broadbent has dealt with all types of properties and clients. He has worked extensively with developers, family trusts, mortgagee sales, auctions, tenders, promotions and marketing.
Real estate agent Jim Broadbent has also dealt with just about any circumstance you can imagine and seen massive changes in the industry. It’s a much more sophisticated business than it was 30 years ago, requiring
a commitment to professionalism and customer service, extensive industry knowledge and outstanding marketing and negotiation skills.
He started his career in Kerikeri working for the family firm, Broadbent Real Estate, before moving to Auckland. Jim then joined Barfoot & Thompson, firstly with Mission Bay dealing with the top end of the residential market, including redeveloped existing prime sites and extensive marketing for family trusts and overseas clients. He then returned to Kerikeri which deals with a wide range of residential, rural, country and coastal properties..
"Coming back home to Kerikeri was a very rewarding experience for me. It is a unique world of its own with a fantastic sense of community. With the rest of the world just starting to appreciate our unique local flavour, and the continuing development of the area, I feel there is huge potential for growth, offering all kinds of opportunities for sellers and buyers alike. I have personally been involved in the marketing of several subdivisions and have an excellent understanding of how well targeted marketing can cost effectively attract the right buyers, " Jim said.
Jim joined Barfoot & Thompson Kerkeri when it first opened in 2003 and is now Manager of the Branch. Since he joined he focused strongly on the introduction of quality marketing standards and has a strong client focus. Barfoot & Thompson is an established part of the Kerikeri real estate market with a rising market share.
As part of a non franchised network, Barfoot & Thompson can offer access to buyers through more than 950 colleagues in 63 branches working throughout Auckland and Northland.
With Jim's wide ranging experience, many of his sales are referrals from people he has dealt with over the last 30 years.
In real estate there is no substitute for enthusiasm coupled with knowledge and vast experience. If you need these attributes on your side, give Jim a call.
Licenced Under The Real Estate Agents Act 2008