Chris understands and believes in your dream of owning real estate in New Zealand. He often says investing in property was the best decision he made for himself and his family when they arrived here over 20 years ago.
Known to be friendly, approachable and honest, Chris believes in taking the time to recognise your needs and outline achievable strategies to meet them. His deep knowledge and appreciation for diverse cultural nuances drives him to go the extra mile; ensuring you're stress-free through the entire process.
And with over 30 years of sales and management acumen across local and international markets, Chris will always negotiate fairly, ensuring the best outcome.
In his personal time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends, preferably over a game of rugby. He's also an active member of his local community and strongly believes in sharing his time and talents with anyone who needs it.
"Chris Saldanha's handling of the sale of our property was extremely good. He was prompt in letting us know what was happening at every step of the way. I would recommend Barfoot & Thompson any day as long as they produce salespeople like Chris Saldanha to handle sales in these difficult times."Fleurette & Clarence Pereira
We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincerest appreciation for the service Chris and Les provided in marketing our residential property. You were both extremely professional with an exceptional knowledge of the real estate intricacies and having a great rapport with potential buyers.
The sale of our property was achieved in the minimum of time in a rapidly changing market.
Accordingly, we would have no hesitation recommending you as being very professional in your dealings and would certainly be in touch if we needed an salesperson’s service again.John & Briar Shutt
Exceptional professional service from Chris Saldanah and Les Walbridge of Onehunga Branch. From first contact through to after sale at auction, the process of selling my home was handled in a very professional manner.
Both Chris Saldanha and Les Walbridge handled the sale of my home by auction, in a polished and professional manner. Chris was always willing to assist me without hesitation moving furniture, etc and even offered to mow my lawn when I injured my back! He was always aware of what needed to be done during the process of my home going to auction and guided me through the process. Les was also very professional answering my queries, driving me to the auction and back home again, attending Open Homes for me, while Chris was away despite family commitments. I feel privileged to have met and worked with Chris and Les. They gave me reassurance during what is normally a very stressful process!
"We were very happy with Chris’ honest approach to real estate and the suggestions he gave us. He went above and beyond to explain all the intricacies and options associated with selling our rental asset. Chris acted in a professional and non-intrusive manner to make sure that we were given the best possible scenario to sell our home. We could not recommend him highly enough to anyone wishing to sell. Chris’ sense of humour and knowledgeable guidance made the whole experience enjoyable. Thanks Chris! We wish you the best of luck for the future.
We look forward to working with you on our next property deal!
What stood out the most was that he never discouraged other salespeople from putting forward offers. I think this is a unique selling point when you sell through Barfoot & Thompson.
We look forward to working with you on our next property deal!Pauline & Tyronne
Both Chris Saldanha and Mark Leaver provided very professional service and I am very happy they got me a very quick sale on my Tennessee Avenue property.
RegardsThi Linh Do
Chris, you are a calm and honest person. Thank you for your patience. We really appreciate the way you showed us different houses and helped us to make the right decision. We are enjoying our new house.Esther and Rao Vanaguntla
"You have walked through the tiring journey week after week with the same passion. You have always acted in the best of my interest even at times when you could have got away with a better deal. I am grateful for the thoughtfulness you had towards my situation and not just the commission.
Your experience not only helped me to buy a low maintenance brick and tile home but your exemplary wisdom shared during the auction process enabled me to win the auction within my budget.
"Chris is a friendly and approachable real estate agent. He is honest and trustworthy, and he was always willing to go the extra mile to accommodate my needs. I really appreciate the fact Chris did not pressure me to make decisions quickly. He gave me ample time to make my decisions. I would recommend Chris to anyone who is looking for an honest and reliable real estate agent."Sehan Jay
We would like to express our thanks for the fantastic experience we had working with Chris. Chris worked with us in the recent purchase of our family home and guided us through the entire process. He is persistent and has great bargaining skills. He did not push us into making a hurried decision and gave us all the information we needed to make the right decision. Chris knows the market very well and proved to be the best professional. We will be recommending Chris to anyone we know who wants to buy or sell a home.Kathait family
Chris is friendly, approachable and professional. He proactively emailed us information on properties that met our requirements and budget. He kept us informed right through the negotiation process. He was flexible with his time and was always available even after hours, to fit into our schedules. Chris went out of his way to arrange and attend the builder's inspection, by cutting short his holiday. Moreover, after settlement he contacted us to check how we were settling in to our new house. Thanks Chris for your time and we wish you all the best.?We will have no hesitation in recommending Chris to our friends and family.Basil, Reena and Chris (Epsom)
It was a pleasure working with Chris. He is a wonderful person. We were lucky to have chosen him as our real estate agent.
He took us only to properties which were beneficial to us. He regularly kept in touch with us by phone or text and was available to meet with us late in the evenings, because of our work schedules. He patiently informed us and gave us sound advice. We are thankful to him for all his help and time. We are also thankful that he always put us and our needs first and it was never about personal benefit but always to help his customers. We can highly recommend Chris to anyone looking to buy or sell property.
Thank you so much again Chris. We wish him good luck.