A commerce graduate in accounting and finance from Victoria University, Hugh's career was in the financial markets. After retiring to Taupo he completed his REAA papers and commenced working with Harcourts Taupo.
A property owner in Taupo for 20 years, Hugh enjoys all that the Great Lake region has to offer. He has been the volunteer secretary of Coastguard Lake Taupo for the past 4 years and while a handy golfer a few years back, Hugh now struggles to master the finer points of the game…. but is determined to do better!
Hugh chose to work with the Harcourts brand because it is “New Zealand’s Most Trusted” Real Estate Agency. His goal is achieve the best possible results for his vendors by delivering a professional, effective and stress-free real estate experience.
“Without your efforts and support, we are not sure that we would ever have achieved a satisfactory sale…. Thank you for your perseverance and for helping to keep our nerve steady. And we have really appreciated your willingness to keep in touch with us so well - even at anti-social hours. It is not easy when we are on the other side of the world and so out of kilter with each other’s hour of the day.” Peter and Susan Holland
“Hi Hugh…. a short note to thank you for the wise advice and professional approach……That a street record price was achieved was hugely because of the comprehensive marketing program you implemented…… Thank you for your calm guidance and your impressive and enthusiastic marketing campaign, and for keeping us fully informed through the process. Our thanks to the team at Harcourts Taupo for the outstanding auction result. We will be recommending you to anyone thinking of selling their home!” Margaret & Murray Radford
“The whole process was seamless from a well thought out presentation to a successful sale……We were kept informed at all times……our expectations were always considered. Hugh has fantastic attention to detail……We were most pleased with our contact with Hugh and have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone……” David & Pam Sykes
“Hugh was the lead agent in the sale of my property…… Hugh commenced the process with a thorough Harcourt’s assessment program that included details of recent sales in the area……We received sound advice on the options available to us. It was recommended that auction in the current market would achieve the best result for us……Hugh provided regular progress reports……I would thoroughly recommend Hugh to any person requiring sound and accurate assistance……” Mike McSherry