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Hadley van Schaik

Hadley van Schaik


Position: Sales Associate

Phone:+64 3 441 0120

Cell Phone:+64 21 885 517

Hadley van Schaik and Gerard Bligh are ranked the Number One Duo for New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty and offer their clients a first class Real Estate service. The two have an unmatched level of enthusiasm, thorough market knowledge and always strive to exceed their clients’ expectations.

Born and raised in Invercargill, Hadley has been interested in Real Estate from a young age. A third generation agent, his father Neil has been in the industry down South for over 30 years. After completing a Law degree and Commerce (Accounting) degree at the University of Otago and spending time living abroad, Hadley began his Real Estate career teaming up with Gerard Bligh. Supported by their Client Services Manager Leah Fitzpatrick, they execute their work with exacting attention to detail, striving to achieve outstanding outcomes for clients.

In their first three years selling Real Estate as a partnership, Hadley and Gerard sold over 150 properties totalling over $240 million dollars. They have set many new street and neighbourhood records and have built a loyal client base of happy Vendors and Purchasers.

Regardless of the value of a transaction, Hadley and Gerard ensure all clients receive the same excellent service. Their strengths include superior marketing, strong communication and building genuine relationships with their clients. When you meet Hadley and Gerard, you’ll realise they are not your typical ‘salesmen’ - they’re two passionate, honest and driven individuals who live and breathe Real Estate.

When Hadley is not busy with Real Estate, you will find him enjoying a coffee from a local cafe, at the gym or outdoors exploring the beautiful walks and trails on offer in our region. Rest assured, his phone is either in hand or never far away! He is a proud supporter of Meals on Wheels.

Hadley has a strong property, legal and business background and would be delighted to assist you with your Real Estate needs. Buying or selling, please make contact with Hadley.


Gerard and Hadley have again shown exemplary standards when it comes to all things realty. I have found them to not only be consummate professionals but authentically passionate and caring when it comes to their client's needs. I could not have a...sked for a better experience. Thank you.

Charles Bryce Monaghan - 2020 - Purchaser

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"We have really enjoyed working with Gerard and Hadley, they got us a quick result in difficult times and were excellent to work with. They are both good communicators that kept us up to date all the way through. They gave us good advice and list...ened to our ideas and concerns."

Jamie & Maree Cowan - 2020 - Vendor

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"Hadley and Gerard have been a pleasure to deal with. Always super responsive and put up with us asking our million questions. They've been friendly to deal with, whilst remaining professional. Thanks very much!"

Warren Williams and Step...hanie Hollier - 2020 - Purchaser

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"Agents like Hadley and Gerard are very professional, prompt, go out of their way, understand the market and have access to quality purchasers."

Norman and Jenny Elder - 2020 – Vendor

"The service Hadley and Gerard provided us was exceptional - prompt, friendly, professional and polite. They certainly went the extra mile in all respects! A delight to deal with."

Finn and Sarah Murphy – 2020 – Purchaser

"Our whole interaction with them was excellent. We couldn't have chosen better agents."

Haydyn & Jan Underdown - 2020 – Vendor

"Gerard and Hadley were first class. They explained the market and specifically our market, were very considered about how the property should be marketed having regard for the particular nuances applicable to this area and were always courteous ...when arranging viewing. The Covid lockdown fell a couple of weeks into our marketing and they both offered worthwhile advice on what we should do."

Liz and Russell Thoms – 2020 – Vendor

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"I was seriously impressed with Hadley and Gerard right from the beginning when we were even deciding who we would list our property with. They delivered on every promise and their communication, both written and oral was superb. I was always kep...t in the loop and they were only too happy to answer any questions I had and these were always answered almost immediately with clear easy to understand explanations. They worked hard and consistently to get the very best outcome for us of which we are very pleased with. I would heartily recommend them as fine young men. Thank you both."

Gretchen Mark-Dear - 2020 – Vendor

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