Michael is down to earth, honest and always working to get the best result for you.
Michael Richardson did a great job in helping to sell our property after over 2 years on the market. We would put him top of our sales representative team.
Appreciated the friendly yet professional manner the agents displayed.
Many thanks to Marie and Michael for all the help they have given us in selling our property. Great support and honest advice through the process from start to completion. Highly recommend
Michael is very professional but also very approachable and we felt he understood our needs. Good communication skills.
Thanks on a good job guys.
Marie Otley and Michael Richardson worked in tendem for the sale of the property we purchased. They were always available when we had queries, and together made the entire purchasing process stressfree and seamless from first viewing through to auction day. Professional pairing!
Marie and Michael were excellent communicators and understand that time is a valuable commodity so made the process of selling straightforward which we appreciated. The marketing plan was aimed at the correct target market and they understand the value of online marketing which was critical ...
Hi, we bought a property off Michael Richardson in the Timaru branch and found Michael so easy to deal with and very professional but also very approachable. Real estate can be very stressful but Michael and the Property Brokers team made everything very easy.
Michael Richardson is very easy to work with. We are very happy to have used his services to sell our property.
Very happy with the very professional way both Michael and Simon have handled our sale. Top marks to them both.
Great result in a tough market and we are very pleased with the professionalism of our agent
Great service from Michael Richardson
Michael Richardson was very friendly and professional to deal with. He worked hard to find us a property in a very short time frame.
Michael Richardson provided a professional and friendly service and of course we are happy with the result. Mick Laming.
Michel Richardson was very proffessional and kept us informed with what was happening and very easy to work with
Michael is very professional and very good at what he does, we are very happy that he has sold our property and would recommend him to others for the sale of there's
We would love to take this opportunity to thank Michael Richardson for his extraordinary performance in the sale of the stables property Timaru Michael was fantastic at keeping us updated at all times and is extremely professional in his job thanks once again Michael kind regards Maree and ...
Michael Richardson from the Timaru office had really helped us find the property we want and put up with us asking so many questions! So a big thank you Michael and look forward to seeing you soon Stuart & Moira Johnstone
Enjoyed working with Michael, very helpful and professional.
Michael was a huge help especially as we were International buyers. He went out of his way to accommodate to our needs and we really felt he went the extra mile for us. Thank you
“We recently purchased Albury Park and Michael Richardson was the Real Estate Agent. We had previously looked at 3-4 properties with Michael and he was very proactive at putting opportunities in front of us. He was always well informed about the properties, their locality and relative ...
“We are delighted with the confirmation of the sale of our farm, thank you for your input; it was done with friendliness and efficiency. It made the whole process a lot easier, many thanks.”
“Michael Richardson was a great agent to deal with. He was really helpful getting our property ready for the market. He had a cheerful friendly manner which made it very easy to talk with him. He was always on time and ready on our open homes and gave us quick feedback from the buyers ...
“Michael was awesome meet with us whenever suited, ask and did what we wanted and made it easy for us. Very impressed with Michael and as result sold out property - extremely high quality of service. The gift after the sale was very nice touch.”
“Most impressed with the agent we have purchased through, best service ever from Michael. Highly Recommended.”
“I have found Michael to be pleasant and very helpful with the sale of my property at Pleasant Point. He showed integrity with both parties in the sales agreement which made it easy for both the seller and the purchaser. I would not hesitate to give him my business at a later date or ...
We would like to congratulate you for the sale of our properties at Brynes Road, Waimate. It was no easy task and we were aware of the time you spent in negotiations with various people regards the sale. Being a family member made it more difficult for you but we believed you handled the ...
Michael was raised on a mixed cropping and sheep farm in the Waimate district and completed his schooling in Waimate. After leaving school he obtained his first job working on a mixed cropping farm at Leeston. At the end of 12 months, he then made the move south to Heriot farming both sheep and beef, which included a Murray Grey stud.
The lure of travel started to beckon and Michael trained as a shearer and for the next 5 years travelling throughout New Zealand and around the world shearing along with a wide variety of other jobs, finally coming home to settle in Waimate 1992.
It was here where Michael met his wife Rebecca and they now have 3 children, purchased and sold several farms, starting with sheep and mixed cropping properties, then in turn leasing their farm out for 5 years. In this time Michael became a stock agent working for Pyne Gould Guinness Limited until 2006. After the end of the lease he sold his farm and brought a dairy farm at Temuka, milking for 7 years and selling the property in the spring of 2013. They have now settled on a farm just north of Timaru.
Socially, sport has been a major part of Michael’s life, and his family’s. He has been involved in Rugby clubs for many years mostly in Waimate & Pleasant Point. And as a family, they have all been involved with rugby, hockey and netball as well as the summer sports of tennis, cricket, athletics and water skiing.
Looking for a new challenge Michael settled on Real Estate where he can utilise his energy and “can do attitude”. He wants to be the one to answer those questions you may have, give honest feedback, and provide you with options you may not see.
Being a solution based person Michael likes to think outside the square. He enjoys working with people and can see the potential in most situations. He prides himself on identifying goals and achieving them through hard work. It is his desire to give his clients the best service possible and his lateral thinking will be your biggest asset in marketing your property.
Since starting back in March of 2014 Michael has had a significant success in rural real-estate, receiving the Rising Star award for Property Brokers (Rookie of the year) and then winning the 2015 REINZ Rising Star award for excellence in Rural Real Estate for New Zealand.
This success has come through a lot of miles, meetings and talking on the phone and Michael’s commitment to his clients is still continuing today, recently reflected by featuring in the company’s top 10 awards for the 2015/2016 year. (4th in Rural in New Zealand) Michael is supported by a very experienced rural team in Mid Canterbury who are consistently featuring as one of the best rural offices in the country.
Michael operates by understanding both sides of the fence, and listening to what his clients are trying to achieve, he is not afraid to ask questions and search for answers. Most importantly he feels contact with both the vendor and purchaser is essential. Michael feels it is especially vital after the viewing of a property to contact the vendor within in hours of leaving by a quick phone call with an overview of how the visit went. This is his standard practise, and the door is always open for communication.
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