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Jacqui Kalka

Jacqui Kalka


Position: Sales Associate

Phone:+64 3 539 0216

Cell Phone:+64 21 867 108

After selling real estate in Auckland for 20 years Jacqui settled into the Nelson way of life 2 years ago and has fully embraced the lifestyle.

Jacqui brings with her a wealth of expertise and real estate knowledge which goes a long way towards giving comfort to her clients during what can be a stressful period. During her career she has worked as a sales person, sales manager and a highly successful business owner. In her time as a business owner she achieved awards for the highest gross commission and top auction marketer nationally and in 2017 she was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

She chose New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty to continue assisting Sellers and Vendors to achieve their goals. What attracted her was the outstanding and polished marketing available from Sotheby’s which enables your precious asset to receive exceptional exposure and a global reach that is unsurpassed in New Zealand.

She has a calm, reassuring style which enables her to guide the transaction to a successful result for all parties involved. Most importantly this is done with ease and without pressure. Her strategy is one of treating her clients with respect and is aligned with her values of how she likes to be treated when entering into any transaction.


Having recently sold our home through Sotheby’s International Realty, Nelson, we can honestly say, it has been a pleasure having Jacqui Kalka as our estate agent.

She is personable whilst maintaining a high professional standard &; extremely knowledgeable about the real estate industry.

We found her to be open, honest & discreet, which is refreshing in this business.

Her and her husband Ian, have been very helpful in their dealings with us & prospective buyers, but also made the experience stressless & relatively easy.

Always readily within contact, to answer the big & small questions & nothing was too much bother for them.

We felt they went out of their way to help us in every aspect of the process & we have made new friends.

We can most definitely highly recommend both Jacqui and Ian.

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From the moment you stepped into our home on 1st November 2018 we knew you were the perfect person to sell our family home of 44 years.

Your friendliness, gentle guidance, encouragement, expertise and your happiness for us on the purchas...e of our new home in Tauranga were qualities that we admired in you. All of this made the sale of our home a journey that was stress free and exciting.

We will always remember Jacqui. We wish you, your husband and family all the best for  the future.

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Jacqui Kalka is in my experience, one rare and exceptional real estate agent. Over the course of the recent sales campaign for our rental property, she helped turn what could have been a tortuous and unsuccessful process into an outcome that we, ...ultimately, were happy with. At times when things looked like they might go awry, Jacqui kept her cool and remained positive. She communicated clearly and guided us in a way that was always supportive and optimistic. In short, she worked tirelessly and incredibly efficiently for her vendor. For that we are extremely thankful. When we come to sell any future property, Jacqui Kalka will be the first and only agent we call. I can’t pay her any greater compliment than that.

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Dear Jacqui, what a great result on the sale of our property. Way beyond what we expected. I am completely aware that this terrific result was achieved by you putting in all the background work beforehand. Thank you for generating the interest, a...ttending to all the legal things, doing all the preparation work and getting all “the ducks in a row.” It has been a real pleasure to work with you. Thanks for all your hard work.

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My 82 year old Mum made the difficult decision to sell her home and move into a retirement village. Although it was Mum’s decision to move and even though she felt that it was the right time for her to move, she was feeling very anxious and... sad about moving, as she was leaving her home of 15 years. When we commenced the search for an agent it became more difficult than anticipated. We interviewed a few agents and although there wasn’t anything that stood out we still didn’t feel they were the right fit for Mum and I. We were referred to Jacqui by a prominent solicitor in the area. We immediately felt that Jacqui had the care and sensitivity we needed along with the warmth, energy and personality to make us feel at ease. Jacqui goes the extra mile and combined with her passion and personality she stands out above the rest.

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I have been involved with several property sales. I can tell you Jacqui is light years ahead of other companies. Jacqui exceeded all my expectations and is the most professional agent I have ever met. There was a lot going on with both my and my ...mother’s health problems but I had the confidence in Jacqui to weave her magic and the process was seamless. Thank you Jacqui.

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I wanted to take a moment to let you know that I recently had the pleasure of listing my property with Jacqui Kalka. I had met with two real estate agents prior to meeting with Jacqui, and it was her knowledgeable professional warm manner which g...ave me the confidence to choose her over all the others. I have to express how happy I am that I did. Jacqui is an excellent communicator and kept me informed at all stages of the process, nothing was ever too much trouble and she was always available for a phone call after hours. She impressed me constantly going beyond the call of duty for me, and I think that is clearly evident in the results she achieved for me. I am more than happy with the price I received for my property. It’s because of her professionalism and care that I was able to purchase my dream property. I wish her every success and happiness and will always be grateful!! Thanks again!!

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My property sold with Jacqui Kalka. This sale was conducted in a very professional, but friendly way. I was kept informed all the way, but not only was I kept informed my daughter also received the info. I am delighted with the way this was handl...ed, not to mention the results. The price was amazing! I am now able to pay off some of my daughter’s mortgage in England. So an amazing result all round. Look after her as she will be searched out by other companies. Thank you for a great result, professionally handled and a quick result.

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We had met Jacqui through an open home in a neighbouring street prior to selling our home, and we were instantly drawn to her professionalism. We use Jacqui as a bench mark when interviewing other agents and it was clear that no other agents came... close to her professionalism and we had no hesitation in signing up with her for an exclusive listing. Jacqui talked us through a comprehensive plan for selling our home, the factors she felt were important and took our questions and discussion seriously. Throughout the process Jacqui kept us informed and at no time did we feel that she was unrealistic and kept us grounded with honest feedback and a professional opinion which was backed up by her wealth of experience in the industry and her knowledge of the clientele in the area. The price Jacqui achieved far exceeded our expectations and has meant that we are now able to move to our desired location which we thought would be a few more years of hard work away. We have remained in contact with Jacqui and would thoroughly recommend her if you are wanting to achieve top dollar for your property.

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Win and I would like to thank you for guiding us through the whole process of selling our home. We have very much appreciated the clear, calm and encouraging approach which you have displayed throughout. We really enjoyed being kept very well inf...ormed by you. When we first thought about selling we were not looking forward to the stress of it all. So, once again thank you, Jacqui for making it happen so smoothly. I was pleased to recommend you to another friend friendly and that sale also had a happy ending. Our grateful thanks.

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