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Richard Lyne

Richard Lyne

Auckland Central

Position: Sales Broker

Phone:+64 9 353 1220

Cell Phone:+64 21 687 000

Having proven his ability to operate at the highest level, Richard Lyne has operated in the mid to top tier of property in Auckland’s Eastern Suburbs and waterfront since 2005. An experienced professional with a wealth of property knowledge, he has delivered outstanding results brokering some of the top sales ever recorded in Remuera.

He joins New Zealand Sotheby’s International Real Estate as it is in a growth phase, expanding into the Eastern Suburbs. Richard saw clear alignment between the boutique brand and his own personalised service.

“The company is performing extremely well at the top end, particularly with some high-end projects. I’m keen to further that success by leveraging opportunities with my clientele. It makes sense to partner with a global agency like New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty,” he says.

For Richard, selling is not just about the transaction. He focuses on building authentic relationships, developing strong connections through close discreet communication. Confidentiality is a given and he often sells ‘under the radar’.

Not only is he well-networked, but he is an extraordinary negotiator with an analytical mind, so the deal naturally follows.

Sales and client service are in his blood. After a knee injury cut his aspiration of a professional squash career short, he began selling IT services in London 20 years ago and was involved in helping an iconic New Zealand apparel brand elevate their profile during the 2004 Olympics.

His early technology and media sales training has been invaluable in preparing him for a property career. Then there’s the empathy that follows from numerous house renovations and moves that see the gypsy in him keen to get involved in the pivotal transactional moments in his clients’ lives.

Energetic, positive and still very sports-focused, Richard is a committed family man. In his spare time he is reigniting the Remuera Rackets Club as a fulcrum of the community.

Call him today to champion your next move and maximise your success.


''I have brought and sold many houses over the last 25 years.  I have recently bought and sold with Richard. Buying was the easy part, and I’d not come across Richard before, but I found him very understanding and aware of my requireme...nts and needs for a new home. The property I then sold with Richard was in an area not in his usual catchment zone, but his professionalism and experience shone through as he took on board the intricacies of selling my home. Richard is a skilled negotiator, whilst also remaining calm, thorough and is very understanding.
I would highly recommend him.

Mel & Bruce, Stonefields, Auckland. 

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“We unreservedly recommend New Zealanad Sotheby’s International Realty as a quality real estate agency.  Our agent, Richard Lyne, has been great to deal with - friendly and relaxed with undoubted professionalism.  Not at all... pushy, Richard’s politeness in dealing with us to arrange viewing appointments was much appreciated.  We also liked the team approach that Richard promoted involving his manager, Jonathan Sissons, at appropriate times. Richard’s diligence in resolving a difficult condition attached to the buyer’s offer, led to the price achieved for the sale being well above our expectations”

 G & V Sutton, St Heliers, Auckland. 

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''Richard Lyne was an amazing real estate agent! As an overseas based seller he made my house sale preparation a dream; supporting and organising all services and tradesmen even with a limited budget. He heard all of my requirements and then in a difficult market demonstrated focused purchaser identification and secured a sale through a flexible approach and consistent, calm persistence. Richard is an honest, helpful, expert in his field. I’d recommend his services in a heartbeat!''

A. Kenworthy, Orakei, Auckland.

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''Richard came highly recommended by a mutual friend whom Richard had sold a townhouse for. Richard was professional and at no stage pushy. we found him excellent to deal with''.

M. Hatwell, Auckland CBD.

''Occasionally as you stagger through life you meet someone who makes an impression on you and I feel I won the lottery when you agreed to sell my home. You made me feel so comfortable with the process and always gave me your time and patience. I... am extremely happy with the outcome and although it’s a wrench to move on I am very happy to know such a very nice family will be moving in.
At our meet and greet with all the neighbours your generosity was wonderful and the icing on the cake was lunch with you and Tamsin at Maison Vauron. You must have noticed how much I loved it, I felt I was in Paris. And the gift of the bottle of wine was overwhelming. Thank you for everything.
When you removed my sale notice I felt a little bit lost as now it is all over bar the shouting, so now we all move on but I will never forget this little interlude in my life.
I wish you well with your family, they will all survive well because of you and one day I may see Tamsin’s name up in lights as an architect''.

Yours very sincerely,
R. Collins, St. Heliers, Auckland.

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