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Michael Lock AREINZ

Michael Lock AREINZ

Hawke's Bay

Position: director

Phone:06 877 8199

Cell Phone:+64 27 674 9955


Fax Number:+64 6 877 8195

After spending three years at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester studying Rural Estate Management, Michael went on to qualify as a Chartered Surveyor in 1989. Initially he specialised in Country House and Farm Sales in Suffolk before moving to London and spending four years in commercial agency and valuations.
Michael and his wife Sue returned to Suffolk following their stint in London, to join Nicholas Percival Chartered Surveyors, specialising in commercial agency and valuations. Clients included Guardian Insurance, Royal Mail, Barclays and HSBC banks.

After visiting Hawke’s Bay in July 2003 the decision was made to emigrate the following year. “I have never doubted our decision to move here and we thoroughly enjoy living and working in the Bay - I feel very lucky that we made the decision to settle in New Zealand,” says Michael.

Soon after his arrival, Michael joined Bayleys Real Estate and has since specialised in the sale of houses, sections and lifestyle properties in and around Havelock North. Receiving numerous awards for top sale results during this period, Michael also qualified as an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (AREINZ) in 2007.

Michael counts himself fortunate to have been involved in some wonderful lifestyle subdivisions including Hill Country Estate, Tauroa Valley and The Poplars. “It has been fascinating watching the developers’ dreams being turned into vibrant communities” he says. He specialises in the sale of premium properties including historic houses such as ‘Raratu’ and large homesteads such as 283 Waimarama Road, both on the banks of the Tuki Tuki River.
Michael is pleased to have joined New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, right here in the Bay. “I had never seriously considered leaving Bayleys, but having seen the Sotheby’s International Realty’s marketing material, professional approach and commitment to building a global network of offices, I believed there was no option but to make the change.”

With his own international background, Michael is well qualified in saying that the company’s truly global reach will help establish Sotheby’s International Realty as the real estate company of choice for vendors or purchasers looking to move in, to, or from The Bay.
'The Cottage', 43 Tait Road

When is a Cottage not a Cottage? When it was built as the weekend retreat for Sir Donald McLean who used it to escape from the bustle of...

6 bed | 2 bath | 28 ha

13, 15, 55, 69, 101 Shoal Beach Road

Central Hawkes Bay

13, 15, 55, 69, 101 Shoal Beach Road,

Shoal Bay


Once you stay at Shoal Beach you immediately feel the sense of belonging that envelopes you as you walk around this special...

266 Blackbarn Road

My clients are motivated by a new project so have taken the decision to sell High Ridge, this modern day classic that is situated on one of...

4 bed | 4 bath | 5 car

Lot 12, Red Hills Road

Do not miss the opportunity to acquire Lot 12, the last remaining section in this exclusive lifestyle subdivision just minutes from the...

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Recently Sold

42 McLean Road

Rarely do parcels of land of this quality or scale come to the market in this prime location on the hills above Havelock North. The...

69 Hardinge Road

This seaside cottage, located on Ahuriri's prime coastal promenade - Napier's most sought after real estate. North facing for sun and...

2 bed | 1 bath

2 Complin Street

Situated within easy reach of the village centre is this character home on a good sized section with a sun soaked garden to the rear. The...

3 bed | 2 bath | 1 car

Lot 43 Blackbarn Road

This section is simply stunning and is one of the last opportunities to design your own home in this natural amphitheater on the foothills...

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