She purchased her first dwelling on the age of 20, and only one yr later, rookie agent Rae Dennison is on a quick monitor to success, promoting properties for others.
The 21-year-old, who left dwelling at 17 to stroll the size of the South Island alone, turned a cadet agent with Ray White in Whangarei in March. She has simply offered her first two properties unconditionally, regardless of the lockdown stalling the method.
“I began the primary week of March and I had two listings signed up able to launch on the week New Zealand went into lockdown,” Dennison says. “I put the campaigns on maintain after which launched them within the first week we went into Alert Degree three, after we had been capable of conduct non-public viewings.”
Dennison had a way of life property in Kiripaka underneath contract inside 10 days. It went unconditional in early June, the identical day her second property in Whangarei offered at public sale for $488,500.
Dennison’s pleasure is contagious. She says she is particularly excited that the tenants of the Whangarei home (a household) are capable of keep on of their dwelling.
“The brand new homeowners, a beautiful younger couple, purchased the home as an funding property and wished to ensure the tenants had been sorted.”
Dennison could also be a cadet agent, however she isn’t any stranger to actual property. Born to a Kiwi father and Taiwanese mom, she grew up in Taiwan, and says she spent a number of time serving to her dad and mom with their property portfolio – holidays had been typically spent waterblasting or gardening.
Nonetheless, she additionally discovered time to compete in triathlons and represented Taiwan internationally on the age of 13. When Dennison was a teen, the household moved to New Zealand the place she fell in love with the good open air, notably “mountaineering, tenting, mountain climbing, mountain biking, diving, free diving, browsing, sea kayaking and crusing”.
BORN TO ADVENTURE
And that is the place Dennison’s outstanding CV astounds.
At 17, the teenager backpacked across the South Island on her personal – it took her 45 days to stroll from Picton to Queenstown.
And by the point she was 18, she was working as a information on the Franz Josef Glacier.
Her subsequent journey took her to the West Coast of the USA. She trekked 4000km, by means of the desert and excessive alpine nation, negotiating volcanic peaks and forests from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Path – an journey that was documented on-line and attracted greater than 30,000 followers.
Returning to New Zealand as a 19-year-old, Dennison primarily based herself within the Abel Tasman Nationwide Park the place she labored as a mountaineering and sea kayak information.
As if she hadn’t already packed so much into a number of brief years, Dennison has even been ocean crusing, serving to her father sail a yacht again to New Zealand from a tiny island in French Polynesia. And it was no brief journey: The pair spent six months island hopping and travelling 5000 nautical miles.
Dwelling now, is Whangarei, which fits the adventurer right down to the bottom: “Whangarei was a pure alternative for me. It’s a pleasant small metropolis with every part I would like – shut sufficient to my household, to Auckland, and my hardest alternative of the day, on a pleasant summer time afternoon, is whether or not I’m going path working, mountain biking or sea kayaking.”
Dennison says she has loads of mentors on the massive Ray White workplace within the metropolis. “Since beginning, the largest factor I’ve been impressed by is the openness and willingness to share between skilled brokers, and me as a rookie who has simply began.”
It was Dennison’s personal expertise in shopping for a property that led her to think about a profession in promoting actual property after working as a property supervisor in Whangarei. She had regarded for a house of her personal for six months, and was considerably dismayed.
“I used to be 20 on the time and regarded even youthful, so it was simple (for salespeople) to brush me off once I expressed curiosity in a property. I felt like I did not get the assistance I wanted to purchase my first dwelling once I didn’t perceive the method.”
Ray White took her seriously, and the outcomes communicate for themselves.