"The lady with the smile and an attitude for getting the job done."
"Vivacious, full of energy, mixed with an amazing passion for real estate", is how I am often described by my clients. It's this combination that has ensured the incredible success I have experienced over the past 17 years.
Add to this a wicked sense of humour and you know you are going to have a lot of fun while undergoing what some believe is a very stressful experience of buying and selling a home.
I will not be satisfied until the very best job has been achieved. I won't be "Beat - On" service! I am incredibly honest and forthright and my huge collection of testimonials often refer to these traits. I am so committed to finishing what I start, it is no surprise I have achieved this level of success.
Thank you for your guidance advice while selling our house. We are very pleased with the outcome.
Best Wishes from
Thank you so much for your support and guidance during the campaign. We appreciate everything you did to get the fantastic result that you did. We would all have no hesitation in recommending you both to others and will be keeping an eye out for your names on the wall of honour!!!Nicky & Dale
Dear Chris Dever-Young,
My wife and I would like to thank you for your support at the auction of our property at Shortland St, on October 2nd. It was most appreciated. Moreover, we would like to bring to your attention our thoughts on the agents concerned, Kevin He and Gail Beaton.
Very occasionally in life you will experience a service way beyond all your expectations An exceptional service that exceeded every requirements with ease yet managed to keep stress levels low, even in the case of selling a long occupied home. A service where a dreaded transition became a memorable experience and our agents felt more like friends with a great knowledge of real estate.
We were in that fortunate position when Kevin He and Gail Beaton agreed to market our home of 25 years. I can't think of a single superlative that would cover their part in this. I can easily think of many superlatives that they deserve. It does not take too long to realise that you are with a multiple award winning team and by the time the process is concluded you can see that even more awards will come their way.
If you are fortunate enough to have this team market your property, Fred Dagg and the song "You don't know how lucky you are" comes to mind.
Kevin and Gail are "treasures" to Barfoots. They should be National treasures in the real estate industry!
Professional and friendly staff, who gave me all options available and sound advice. Dealing with Kevin He and Gail Beaton (Blockhouse Bay) was a pleasure. Selling my house after 40 years, I had no idea what to expect. Kevin and Gail walked me through the process and offered all the options available. Together with their market knowledge and excellent advice a very quick sale was achieved. I would have no hesitation in recommending Kevin and Gail, and Barfoot & Thompson to anybody interested in buying or selling their home.Dave Robinson
We have recently sold our home at Himalaya Crescent in Lynfield with Gail Beaton \and Kevin He. I wanted to drop a line to say how professional we found both of them, from day one. Their communication and commitment to the vendor can't be faulted and something we appreciated. They are professional in every aspect/detail including how the balloons were placed on our fence for auction day. The buyer feedback for our home in terms of price was around the 1.5 million mark. We thought that was a bit low, but we know its the market that sets the price in an auction so we decided to set our reserve at that mark.
It would have been very easy for Gail and Kevin to sell our property just over that price point, but in the last two days leading up to auction they worked extremely hard to get as many buyers as possible to the auction to create good competition. Auction day came and there was strong bidding from four bidders. The result was outstanding and exceeded our expectation. These guys are an asset to your team and the Blockhouse Bay area and I would happily refer their services to anyone looking at buying or selling.
Dear Kevin and Gail
We wanted to send you a very big thank you for helping us sell our very beloved first home. As newbies to selling a house we appreciated your honest and helpful advice to ensure we got the very best sale. You both made us feel at ease with the suggestions as we really had to step outside our comfort zone, and it has paid off. Thank you for providing great advice as we navigated our way through the pre-auction process and your commitment to getting more buyers to the auction in such a short time was much appreciated. I'm so glad we attended the auction as it allowed us to be involved right until the last step.
We are so pleased to know a new family will be moving in and starting their family life. Our boys have carved up the back yard with play and no doubt their kids will too. (You can tell them the neighbours are very understanding and will throw any stray balls back over the fence).
Thank you again so very much. We have already recommended you to our friends and will always continue too.
Good afternoon Kevin and Gail
Now that the dust has settled Gail and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you both for the very professional job you did on the marketing and selling of our house. From the first meeting we had with you, you instilled confidence in us to select you for our job against the competition. The marketing plan you created for us was excellent and your execution of the plan to achieve a great result was superb. Well done Kevin and Gail you are both true professionals in the real estate business and we would have no hesitation in recommending you both to anyone wanting a top job done on the sale of a house.
Hi Gail and Kevin
A very big and heartfelt thank you to you both for your amazing work in selling our house! What an awesome result we had in the end - it certainly made us feel like all the hard work we put into getting the house all ship-shape was all worth while.
Many thanks for the late evening meetings and working around our busy little family. And also for the great and prompt communications we had with you - it has all been very much appreciated.
Special thanks for the lovely gifts for the children too - what a lovely, thoughtful thing to do.
We would certainly have no hesitation in recommending you both to anyone we know who is selling property in the area in the future.
We decided to sell our home of 28 years and wanted to list it with an Agency that gave full exposure to the market - nationally and internationally.
As we had met Gail previously with regard to property in the area and had felt very comfortable with her manner, we asked her to appraise our home. Gail and Kevin gave us an appraisal that was a realistic and not an inflated figure. Consequently we signed a Real Estate Agreement listing our property with Gail and Kevin.
A marketing plan and calendar were provided with full details of the Sale Process. We were very impressed with the detail provided , the coverage and the cost. The photography and on-site walk-through video were superb and did full justice to our home. During the marketing, Gail and Kevin met with us weekly and provided us with detailed feedback. It took the form of verbal, Internet responses, Marketing Analysis, Real Estate Advertising Material (National and International).
We appreciated Gail and Kevin's down to earth support and expertise. Gail and Kevin guided us through the Auction process. Prior to the Auction, Gail spent several evenings speaking with us and gave us the assurance we needed. The consequence of Gail and Kevin's skill was a very successful Auction that more than met with our expectations. Danny and I think and speak highly of both Gail and Kevin. Together they bring a different range of experience that complements a marketing programme. We recommend Gail Beaton and Kevin He to any prospective vendor.
This message is to let you know how much I have appreciated Gail Beaton. Her warm positive attitude, helpful advice, ability to keep me well informed throughout the whole process of selling my property, knowledge of the market, honesty and integrity, again stand out. This is the second property she has sold for me, and again, I and my family would highly recommend her to anyone selling or buying, you are fortunate to have her working as a member of your team.Audrey Shirtliff
We found the service we received from Kevin He and Gail Beaton to be of an exceptional standard. They kept us well informed throughout the process, which we really appreciated. Any questions we had we answered promptly. They also helped keep our minds at ease during what can be a very stressful process. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Kevin and Gail to anyone we know considering selling their property. We had excellent service from Kevin and Gail.Mr and Mrs Salter
Gail is a force to be reckoned with, a remarkable person, who is extremely dedicated to her clients and Barfoot & Thompson.
An absolute privilege to have worked with Gail. It is so nice to have her market our family
home under such sad circumstances. Trust and loyalty came through strongly with Gail and was very much appreciated & we look forward to working with Gail and the Barfoots team again in the near future.
We knew that we wanted to have Gail Beaton as our agent when we decided to sell our family home of 24 years.I had worked alongside Gail as a teaching colleague before her real estate career began and knew her to be a warm, honest and caring person. Although we had not seen each other in the decade or so since she began her career in real estate I knew her reputation in the local real estate area was second to none.
We undoubtedly made the right choice.When we called Gail to say we were thinking of selling she immediately understood that selling the home we had built for our family was emotional for us. Throughout the process of deciding how best to approach selling a property quite unique to the area, she was there to support us and give sound advice.
Gail's knowledge of the local area, her hard work and expertise in marketing provided us with excellent exposure resulting in significant interest. In addition to the three weekends of open homes there were numerous visits to the property from other Barfoot and Thompson agents who inspected with their buyers.
The auction was brought forward and we couldn't be more delighted with the outcome.
Gail has been like a friend to deal with over our weekly reports over coffee and numerous phone calls in between. At the same time she has been purely professional in her guidance.
We thoroughly recommend Gail as the right choice for anyone wishing to sell their property for the best price in the least stressful way possible.
Thank you Gail so much for your professionalism and expertise in marketing my home in Lynfield. Your knowledge of the market, sound advice and marketing skills, combined with your warm positive personality gave me the confidence which has been well justified. You went well beyond the call of duty with your caring and special touches and both my family and I would certainly recommend you to anyone wanting to buy or sell their property.Audrey Shirtliff
Gail designed and presented us with a marketing programme that in a very short space of time attracted an interested buyer who offered us such a good price that we accepted, without the need to go to auction. Gail gave us great advice, she was extremely professional in all our dealings, explaining the process through each step and completely removing any stress we may have had. We felt very confident leaving everything in her extremely capable hands.Susan Rhodes & Helen Fletcher
I recently had to sell my mothers house in Lynfield due to her becoming unwell. Being overseas it was very difficult for my brother and I, and it was sheer good luck that we came across Gail Beaton. Everything was easily arranged by email and phone and when my brother and I arrived at Auckland to do the final clear out of the house Gail was at the airport to meet us and made sure there was supplies in the house and the fridge and hot water were on. Gail was always close by when we needed any help. For a difficult market we were very happy with the result. She went more than the extra mile for us and we will be forever grateful.Richard Goffin.
Thank you Gail for the work that was put into selling our house at Ascania Place in Lynfield.
We found you to be helpful, hardworking and professional. As we were moving to Australia it was even more stressful than the normal house sale process. We thank you for keeping us positive and calm when things got stressful and most of all for selling our house in less than 2 weeks!! What a result.
We absolutely dreaded the whole process of selling as we had been through it four times previously and vowed never to do it again. On our first market 'exploratory' we met Gail Beaton at an open home. (seven weeks later) suffice to say, we talked to this charming friendly down to earth sales consultant and made an instant decision to invite her to appraise our home. Capable Gail presented us with a Marketing plan the very next day, including rather glamorous photography. From that moment Gail managed the marketing like a true professional, consulting with us every step of the way, phone calls written reports and heaps of encouragement each week. The four weeks leading up to the Auction was stress free, and a happy outcome was a price well beyond our expectations. Gail made it all so easy, it's amazing what a top notch lady like her could achieved in such a short time with minimum inconvenience to us. Our highest recommendation to Gail Beaton.Mr & Mrs T Tarrant