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Paula and Simon Standeven are an experienced husband and wife real estate sales team dedicated to achieving success for their clients. Demonstrating an exceptional work ethic and unrivalled professionalism, the team consistently produces outstanding results having received the Ray White Prier Manson 'Number One Sales Award' for five years running from 2017-2021.

"Working together as two equal salespeople brings enormous benefits to our clients", and creates a robust platform to provide the exceptional service on which we pride ourselves. With a longstanding reputation in the community for doing our utmost for our clients at every level, we frequently receive feedback that clients find they can trust and relate to us easily.

Having both grown up in the bays area, we are passionate about this part of the city as an exceptional place to live and enjoy the fantastic lifestyle on offer. We believe this connection with the location shines through in our sales knowledge and enthusiasm for clients' properties and, of course, we choose to live and raise our own family in the area too.

We have worked hard to achieve and sustain a significant market share, with one of the highest clearance rates in the group, have achieved a superior level of sales experience and expertise; particularly in the coastal communities. With near on 400 properties sold post-earthquake and over 17 years' experience, we've proved ourselves as stand-out salespeople in this competitive environment.  Our clients can rest assured we are there to guide them through what is one of the most significant transactions of their lifetime.

Providing essential backup is our superb support team of Anna Burgess (PA Extraordinaire) on hand to ensure that all aspects of the sale process are carefully planned and executed, giving our clients peace of mind during a busy time. We believe that maintaining excellent communication is critical, so we maintain regular touchpoints and provide detailed reporting, making sure clients are never left wondering what’s happening with their home.

We aim to achieve a competitive advantage over other properties in the market by delivering dynamic marketing programmes and pitching our properties with skill. Our approach, backed by expertise and experience, is designed to attract as much traffic and as many potential purchasers to view and engage with our clients' home.

We have embraced the latest in real estate technology, maintaining a broad social media audience and taking advantage of the convenience and efficiency provided by our proven up-to-date platforms. As a result, our clients find we have an excellent response time and surpass the competition with the quality information we can provide.

Our continued dedication and commitment to success for our clients has resulted in some exceptional accolades within the Ray White Group. Ranked within the top five in Christchurch, we are very proud to have achieved outstanding status at Ray White as 'Elite Performers' over Four years."


·         Ray White National Elite Member status 2017- 2021

·         Prier Manson Top Sales for Ray White Prier Manson Group 2017- 2020

·         National Supreme Growth Award ranked 8th in New Zealand 2018

·         The Prier Manson Cup 2018

·         Ray White Auction Excellence Award 2017

·         Gained Premiere sales achievement for Ray White 2014-2017

·         Gained Executive sales achievement for Ray White 2012-2013

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