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24 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead

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Wallace D'Costa

Specialising in residential real estate in Northcote Wallace has a wealth of knowledge to share with you. His patience, honesty, empathy and hard working nature provide a quality service to all his clients.

Prior to real estate Wallace enjoyed careers in engineering and hospitality. He also gained qualifications in these areas and real estate. His background has enabled him to develop effective skills including communication, patience and multitasking skills.

In 2007, Wallace decided to join the real estate industry as he was interested in the housing industry, it was an opportunity to still be involved in the customer service industry and had the ability to work hard and reap the rewards based on effort. Wallace chose Barfoot & Thompson because it is a family owned company with traditional values and ethics, has a great profile and market share in Auckland.

Wallace’s personal experience buying, selling and building property gives him first hand knowledge of the rewards property can bring as well as extensive insight into industry. He works alongside buyers and sellers, providing solid advice and guiding them through each stage of the process.

Outside of his real estate career Wallace is involved with Rotary. Wallace loves the North Shore area as it has a diverse range of nationalities, styles of homes and prices so there is plenty of variety from day to day.

Wallace is able to speak fluent English, Hindi, Portuguese and Konkani should you require specialist language skills.

When you choose to work with Wallace whether you are buying or selling you get the extra benefit of his own personal support. Wallace would be pleased to help with your property needs. Wallace is looking forward to hearing from you.


Sheila & Ken Arthern
"Very professional and efficient, the end result being a stress-free house sale in a very short time, leaving us very impressed and satisfied with the service they provided. Our thanks for their efforts and we would recommend Wallace & Lars to anyone trying to buy or sell a property and we wish them well in the future."

Robyn Glover
"I worked alongside them through this process and was impressed. They ran a very slick campaign, were enthusiastic, did everything promised, all to plan, and without any hidden costs. We were very satisfied with the end result and the ease of which the auction was conducted. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them as salesmen to any prospective vendors in the future."

Dr. Jayantha & Mrs Manel Wimalasena
"Selling the house was our number one priority before moving overseas in a very short time period of 2 months. Wallace and Lars of Barfoot & Thompson, Northcote branch, turned a potentially stressful time in our lives into a pleasant experience by selling our house in five weeks. We would both like to say how thankful we are to Wallace and Lars. We felt part of the process all along and they kept us up to date with the feedback from prospective buyers. The efficient way they handled the marketing and promoting of our property resulted in a big turnout at the auction. Our dealings with them have been most pleasing. They have proved themselves to be friendly, courteous and display impeccable manners no matter how busy or pressed for time they might be. It's a great feeling to have the house sold and all behind us now. We thank Wallace and Lars again for all their efforts and hard work over the period of selling the house. We strongly recommend Wallace and Lars to anyone looking to buy or sell a property and wish them well in all their future endeavours."