Angela & Philippa believe in providing exceptional, personal service in an industry that is traditionally focussed on sales. Positive, friendly, professional and with an eye for detail they will work closely with you from the initial meeting, through the marketing campaign to a successful sale. After working independently, their years of experience in real estate are now combined to bring a refreshing boutique team approach.
They let their clients speak for them…
“Their professionalism and communication with us every step of the way has been outstanding. We can honestly say that these two ladies are the best real estate agents we have ever dealt with!”
“they explained everything to us very clearly, answered all our questions and gained our complete trust. We loved how they checked in with us regularly and looked after us throughout the whole process. We would highly recommend working with Angela & Philippa – their professionalism was outstanding”
“Angela honestly made the very stressful, emotional ride that much easier and I would not hesitate to recommend her for anyone in the area looking for a down-to-earth, honest, no-nonsense agent”
“We had a fantastic outcome that we believe would not have been the case had it not been for Philippa’s attention to detail and marketing expertise. We would not hesitate to recommend Philippa to anyone selling their home that wants an honest and hardworking agent.”
“Angela definitely made the whole experience a happy one, and as smooth as possible and with the least amount of stress. We would have no hesitation in recommending her as an excellent real estate agent”
“She was at all times thoroughly professional, helpful and above all, understanding of the stresses that are inevitably part of shifting house. Philippa’s artistic flair and eye for detail was evident in the way she presented the house for the photographer and for every open home”
OUR CURRENT PROPERTY LISTINGS
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US
We met Philippa and Angela whilst looking to buy in Greenhithe. We were so impressed with their approach to us as buyers that we requested them to market our home in Hobsonville Point. Their professionalism and communication with us every step of the way has been outstanding. We have bought and sold 7 homes, all with different agents, over several years and we can honestly say that these two ladies are the best real estate agents we have ever dealt with! We highly recommend them!!
We engaged Angela Tobin to sell our house in Greenhithe, and found her to be a very professional and well organised agent. After signing the listing and wanting to take our house to auction, we were supplied with a plan of action, which we were happy to accept.
From that point on, Angela was extremely good at keeping us in the loop, and her communication in general, was exceptional.
Angela worked tirelessly over the period that we were on the market, and at no point did we ever feel that there was any more she could have done to market our home. Angela calls a spade a spade, and does not sugar coat anything, which meant we were completely aware of all feedback from buyers who had been shown through the house.
I would have no problem recommending Angela to other people considering selling their home. The whole process was enjoyable, and as stress free as selling your biggest asset could be.
I was recently Executor of a deceased estate where we engaged Philippa to sell the property. I have nothing but praise for Philippa. Her advice and management of the campaign was great. Nothing was too difficult and I really believe she had our (vendor) best interests front and centre!
As we were first home sellers we were completely new to the process. We had decided to relocate out of the Auckland area and were working to a very tight timeframe. When we had our first meeting with Philippa we immediately felt at ease. Philippa explained everything to us very clearly, answered all our questions and gained our complete trust. We loved how she checked in with us regularly and looked after us throughout the whole process. We would highly recommend working with Philippa and the Harcourts team, her professionalism was outstanding. We would not hesitate to work with her again in the future.
Angela Tobin was our agent from Harcourts we used for the sale of our house. We preferred to go with one agency that appeared to be the most successful in our area. Harcourts had sold most of the houses in our street in the past year and Angela was the agent in at least one sale we knew of.
Angela demonstrated understanding of the market and provided us with strategic and tactical inputs to allow us to make better calls on our approach to market. Whilst the market was bullish from a vendor point of view, Angela was also good at networking the opportunity within the greater Harcourts and other agencies when we discussed the option.
Angela has shown great professionalism and we would not hesitate to recommend her for the selling of your house.
We recently had the pleasure of working with Philippa Edgar (The Art of Real Estate) to sell a property of ours in Greenhithe. We found the sale process from start to finish to be seamless which was particularly important given that we were selling from overseas. Philippa’s ability to manage all areas from getting the house ready for sale, arranging staging, and the compilation of marketing portfolio was highly professional. We were kept well informed of the selling process stage by stage which was reassuring and provided great peace of mind.
The end result was a sale price well beyond what we could have hoped for. Although the market dictates to some extent, having the right Sales Agent is pivotal to a successful and stressfree sale. We highly recommend Philippa.
We’d like to extend a huge, warm thank you to Angela who helped us secure our beautiful family home in the location of our dreams! We had been on the hunt for the perfect home for nearly 9 months and we had experienced agents who did not listen our needs, weren’t being honest with us and (who we felt) didn’t appreciate the seriousness of such a huge financial decision.
When we met Angela at our now new home (yay!), not only did we love the house but we immediately felt comfortable with the agent. We knew this house was a keeper, so we wanted to act quickly and put our best offer forward. Bridget respected our wishes, understood what we needed and for once we felt as though we had an agent that cared for both the vendor and the purchaser. She was friendly, honest and worked hard for us to secure our new home. She kept us fully updated the entire time and always made herself available for the many questions we had! She honestly made the very stressful, emotional ride that much easier and I would not hesitate to recommend her for anyone in the area looking for a down-to-earth, honest, no-nonsense agent. THANK YOU!
We have recently sold our home in Greenhithe. We approached Angela Tobin of Harcourts, Greenhithe, to handle the sale and marketing of our home where we have lived for the past 43 years.
From the first meeting Angela handled the process very professionally and always with a bright smile and friendly manner. We were given a full explanation following the appraisal of the property, as well as the different ways in which the sale could be handled.
Angela’s help in preparing the house for viewings and the open homes was really wonderful. At no time was she intrusive and always treated us with respect. The security of our home was never an issue as Angela was meticulous and always closed windows, turned off lights, locked doors and activated the alarm.
The final negotiations were again handled in a professional manner and at no time did we feel pressured to accept an offer that we were unhappy with. We were always confident of her support.
We would have no hesitation in recommending her to handle any property sale.
After 31 years of living in Greenhithe, we finally made a decision to sell. We met numerous agents from other Real Estate, but once we got to know Angela Tobin from Harcourts – Greenhithe, we were convinced she was the one to sell our home. She explained to us the different methods we could use to put our home on the market, she worked diligently and was very professional and kept us up to date daily with every important detail.
We were very satisfied with the results of her program that she advised us to use, with a very satisfactory outcome. Everything went very smoothly, and our house was sold in a very short time.
We can highly recommend Angela as a very professional agent and delightful person to deal with.
Thank you kindly for your lovely gift Philippa, we really feel it is you who should be on the receiving end.
Against our better judgement we accepted your advice and guidance and took a different road to a great result, thank you.
We must tell you, you are one of the Worlds Great Treasures and a lovely person with a charming sense of humour to boot. Your short experience in the career you have chosen is not reflected in the integrity and professionalism you have shown.
We wish you great, and on going, success.
I’m writing to thank you for selling what was my first home, in Greenhithe, North Shore, Auckland. For my first time selling a property, I wanted somebody knowledgeable, honest, and professional to guide me through the process. You were all that and more! Not only did you sell my home very quickly, you kept in touch with me at all times of the process.
My home was marketed well and thanks to you living in area, resulted in plenty of interest in the property. I appreciated being kept informed of discussions with interested buyers and especially grateful to you for coming over whenever required, even after usual business hours.
I have no hesitation in recommending you to my friends, family and any other potential sellers.
It is my pleasure to write this letter of recommendation for Mrs Angela Tobin of Harcourts Greenhithe.
We listed our home with Harcourts giving Greenhithe Branch sole agency to market and sell our property. Throughout all transactions and negotiations Angela has been professional, friendly and supportive. She has offered advice when needed, kept us up to date with progress and guided us through the quick and efficient sale of our home. Angela definitely made the whole experience a happy one, and as smooth as possible and with the least amount of stress. We would have no hesitation in recommending her as an excellent real estate agent to anyone wishing to sell their home.
I have no hesitation in commending Angela Tobin for her approach to real estate and specifically to finding properties for me to consider as a prospective buyer. Nothing seemed too much trouble and she also analysed opposition listings to ensure she had missed little available outside of her office.
She remained in constant contact with me throughout my search for a suitable new home, without ever wasting my time or hers. The process took several weeks, eventually ending with a purchase agreement that satisfied all concerned.
All in all, she assisted me well and I will be pleased to recommend her to any prospective buyers or sellers.
True to her word, Angela diligently executed each component of our sales campaign, which resulted in a strong presence at our auction and ultimately the successful sale of our much loved home! So, thank you Angela for your professional advice and support through the daunting auction process. We believe that you did everything you could to help us achieve the best possible outcome for our sale (which is what the auction process is all about)…much appreciated!
Our house was a difficult house to sell and Philippa did a fantastic job for months and months preparing and attending open homes and probably doing much more then we realised because we no longer lived in Greenhithe. We found her easy to communicate with, always flexible and willing to go the extra mile for us. And when she sold our house she travelled an hour and half to present us with a delightful gift.
Thank you Philippa!
Angela Tobin was really helpful in talking us through each of the steps of selling our property and in fact we ended up selling in only 5 days due to her excellent skills! She let us make the decisions, but always provided options to work best for your situation, so you are fully in control of what works best for you. You feel fully informed on all the choices available to you. She is quick, efficient and responsive in all her communications. As a seller based overseas, she really went above and beyond to ensure all of the details were taken care of. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone.
I recently had the pleasure of selling my home where Angela was my agent.
It was lovely to have an agent who was so trustworthy. I had no worries at all as regards her having a key to the house and she was always so careful at ensuring that the house was exactly as she found it at the end of viewings by clients.
Angela was reliable at keeping appointments and considerate in arranging times for meetings and viewings.
Her communication was thorough and professional. She was clear about disclosing issues and showed integrity when liaising between potential purchasers and myself.
She worked hard at exploring all avenues for attracting clients to view the property and often went the extra mile.
All in all Angela was excellent to work with and we were very pleased at the successful outcome.
In a heated Auckland property market we were actively seeking to buy a rental property. Angela worked closely with us, in a no pressure way bringing different properties to our attention and attending auctions with us in support until we finally made a purchase. Always happy to help and did so in a friendly manner. Thanks Angela
Philippa Edgar worked tirelessly to sell my beautiful property in Greenhithe. She is a lady with integrity and did a marvellous job of listening to my needs as a seller. I would not hesitate to recommend Philippa’s services as an agent due to her abilities and genuine kindness. I was nervous about the sale process, due to the years I had spent residing at my property, but Philippa spent a lot of time reassuring me and talking me through the process. Harcourts should be proud of Philippa and I thank her sincerely for all she did for me.
Angela has been a delight to work with in our recent Real Estate adventures. Right from when we were looking for a site through to selling our home. The thing we really like about Angela is that when she says she will do something, she does it. When there is some news, she gets to the bottom of it and reports back. When there is a meeting, she texts a reminder. Can’t beat the communication without it being imposing. Even on the day of settlement when we left a wrong key behind, Angela was around to the house in a flash and swapped the keys, even though she was having a busy day. Thanks.
One word describes Philippa Edgar: “integrity”.
It’s a rare word in Real Estate.
Philippa took up the challenge of selling my house … in two weeks … over Christmas and New Year … in a falling market … with energy, professionalism and aplomb.
She gave great advice, campaigned hard and got me the result I needed.
I would absolutely recommend Philippa to anyone selling their property.
Angela is a superb real estate professional. I felt I could trust her from the beginning with complete honesty and transparency, qualities not often familiar to Real Estate!
Purchasing a significant property through Angela seemed easy and enjoyable. This was all down to her hard work, helpful friendly nature, and positive attitude throughout the process. Angela goes beyond her role to ensure all parties are considered.
My next purchase will start with a phone call to Angela to get the ball rolling in such good hands!
Thanks so much Angela!
Philippa helped us to find the right home much faster than we had anticipated. Just over a few little chats she precisely understood our needs and likes, then walked us through from home visits to transaction handover with great responsiveness, patience and communication skills. In some sense she took some stress away from us who are first home buyers and basically new comers to New Zealand. Highly appreciated!
We recently sold our rental property with Harcourts and were very impressed with our agents Angela Tobin. Her suggestions on how to present the home for sale was invaluable. She truly went the extra mile, too many small details to mention but as an example – watering the garden. We were kept informed every step, had clear and open discussion regarding our obligations and the costs, no hidden surprises. At all times Angela was approachable, knowledgeable, professional and friendly.
It was a hectic time as we hadn’t expected our tenant to leave quite so soon. In the final week we had the carpet installed, Wednesday – photographer, Thursday – on the market, Friday – open home, Sunday!
The home was on the market on 22 days from first advertised to settlement. We were thrilled with the quick turnaround which I am convinced was the practical advice, great marketing and commitment of our agent. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her to our friends and acquaintances and anyone selling their property.
I would like to say thank you for all your help during the sale of our house in Greenhithe. From the first moment we contacted you, your professionalism and pro-activeness stood out which made the decision to sell our property via you much easier and the right choice.
Nothing was ever a problem and your cheerful nature made you and the team a pleasure to deal with. We always felt prepared and informed with sound practical advice at all stages of the marketing process and it completed without a hitch. Communications with 3rd parties was excellent and resulted in the house and grounds being presented in the best way. Selecting the house dresser and auctioneer was a good move as both were excellent operators. I thoroughly recommend you with Harcourts and would not hesitate in using your services again.
Many Thanks for all your help.
We have dealt with Philippa on two occasions now, once with the sale of our sons’ home in Hobsonville Point and very recently with the sale of our own home in Hobsonville. We were so impressed with the way Philippa always gave us updates on how the property was tracking and constant feedback from buyers viewing the property. Philippa dealt with the selling of our house from start to finish professionally and positively and made us feel calm and assured that we had the best team working on the sale of our house in a very uncertain time in the market. We had a fantastic outcome that we believe would not have been the case had it not been for Philippa’s attention to detail and marketing expertise. We would not hesitate to recommend Philippa to anyone selling their home that wants an honest and hardworking agent.
Philippa walked into our house as an agent and left as our friend.
Thanks so much Philippa and Harcourts Greenhithe for all your support through the journey of our house sale, from when we first sought your advice in preparation to sell, right through to successfully selling our beautiful home. It was a huge process for us, one we feel you truly shared with us, your patience and guidance through it all was immense. We would have you sell our next house without a doubt.
We used Philippa to sell our house and were very much impressed with her ideas, structure and eagerness to sell our house. We learnt that patience = success and ended up with a great outcome.
Philippa was not at all pushy and we made all the decisions on the marketing structure and price we wanted to list at. At no point in time did we feel we had to hurry into a decision we may have regretted.
We appreciated Philippa’s friendliness, professionalism and helpfulness throughout the sale of our property. We would have no hesitation in recommending Philippa in selling your house.
Philippa assisted us recently with the sale of our house. I can not recommend her highly enough. She was at all times thoroughly professional, helpful and above all, understanding of the stresses that are inevitably part of shifting house. Philippa’s artistic flair and eye for detail was evident in the way she presented the house for the photographer and for every open home. Her advice was timely, valuable and much appreciated. When we were out of town she went to extra lengths to ensure that we could receive and return contracts even in remote locations with limited internet access. She has made the sale of our house as easy as possible and indeed has mastered the art of real estate!
My brother and I recently listed and sold a property with Philippa.
From our first meeting with Philippa we found that she was someone with integrity and definitely someone who we could trust to complete our property sale with our best interests in mind. Philippa explained the various processes of bringing a property to the market and with her sound advice we sold unconditionally in 8 weeks. This was due to Philippa’s professional manner during scheduled open homes over that initial selling period and her follow up procedure with us, and prospective purchasers.
We would like to thank Philippa very much for her professional diligence which resulted in the sale of our property, her attention to detail and her genuine caring approach which was helpful during some stressful moments which can be present when selling, or indeed buying property!
Philippa played a crucial role in getting us a great result at auction only 9 days after our property went on the market. She was always friendly and professional to deal with and I appreciated her honest and straightforward advice. She went above and beyond the call of duty to help us get our home ready for open day with genuine enthusiasm. I am very grateful to her for making an otherwise difficult time so incredibly easy.
Philippa sold our home in September 2015.
From the very start we were impressed with her enthusiasm and vision of how our home should be marketed. She immediately gained our trust with her open and honest communication. We shared many laughs together and experienced the most low-stress sale we have had – and we’ve sold a few! Philippa’s choice of Marshall Zhang as auctioneer was absolutely perfect, and they worked brilliantly as a team on auction day, achieving a very satisfactory result.
Thanks Philippa for your professional and caring approach to real estate.
We look forward to working with you again in
OUR PROPERTY SALES
WOULD YOU LIKE A PROPERTY APPRAISAL?
If you are considering selling your home or are simply curious to know what your property is worth in the current market please feel free to contact us via the below form for a free market appraisal.
Included in your free market appraisal will be:
– Detailed report on the current market
– Analysis of comparable sales in your area
– Evaluation of the sales processes
– Professional assessment of the value of your property
Please note that a property appraisal from a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson is a professional assessment of property value. If you require a valuation for mortgage or insurances purposes, we work with a number of registered valuers who we can recommend.