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About John Martis

Following a successful career in land and property since 1973, John entered the real estate business in 1985 working as a Branch Manager for two local real estate offices and in recent years in residential sales. In 1991 he was admitted as an Associate Member of the Real Estate Institute New Zealand (AREINZ).

Married to Sandy, they have resided in Taradale for 40 years, true local experts. In 1999 Sandy joined John's busy residential business and completed the National Certificate of Real Estate, graduating in February 2000. They specialize in the sale of homes in Napier with an emphasis on the Taradale/Greenmeadows area.

John and Sandy's attitude to real estate is straight forward, distinguishing themselves with their clients and customers by their professionalism, trust, integrity and attention to detail. As real estate professionals they make a formidable team bringing exceptional results to their clients.


* Top Team Hawke's Bay 2021

* Premier Ray White Members 2020 - 2021

* Top Team Hawke's Bay 2019 - 2020

* Premier Ray White Members 2019 - 2020

* Best Customer Experience Hawke's Bay - Most 10/10's 2019 - 2020

* Outstanding Achievement in the Ray White Group - Lower North Island 2018


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John was diligent and always making sure we were in the loop. Excellent communication from Sandy and we were always kept up to date with feedback. Team Martis are extremely efficient and made the selling process a breeze.

Adrian & Jodi

We first met John & Sandy Martis while viewing open homes when looking to buy. We spent a number of months out every Sunday viewing various houses and met a lot of Agents. We put offers on several houses but missed out due to multi offers situation. We had


This is the second property that John & Sandy have sold for us. The reason we used them is they did such a good job on the first one, and it was the same with this one. We believe they are in the top one percent of agents here in Napier - Ray White is extremel


Both John and Sandy could be constantly trusted to ensure we were well informed, knew what was needed to proceed smoothly and assisted us in all matters. They are both professional and very kind.


John was professional. His expertise was reassuring and calming. Both Sandy and John communicated extremely well with me throughout the whole process.


John and Sandy are first class operators who keep you fully informed during the sale process to make selling a property an enjoyable and stress free experience.


John Martis is that rare find of an honest, hard-working agent who goes more than that extra mile for his clients. He has an empathy with people that is both calming and unusual in his dedication to the job in hand. His knowledge and experience is greatly need


John & Sandy work hard for their clients to get the best results possible. We have worked with John & Sandy for some years now and have sold both a family home and rental properties with their help in entirely different markets. They are a great team, have yea


John was excellent, he took great care of Vanessa and I. John really went above and beyond in getting some items repaired for us before moving in - things we hadn't even mentioned! John and Sandy were both lovely to work with, would definitely recommend both o


When first contacted, John was very attentive to our needs and was very helpful in his advice. Along with his wife Sandy they went all out to find properties they thought would be suitable for us, eventually finding what we now hope will be our forever home. B

Sonia & Gilbert

"John went above and beyond for us. He was full of information and ideas. I would recommend him to absolutely everyone."


"We can count on John and Sandy to get the job done. They offer exceptional service to their clients."


"We were extremely happy with the service and guidance that Sandy and John provided. Their industry knowledge was invaluable. We were kept well informed throughout the process. We appreciated the market insights and negotiation skills as well. We felt very for


"Both John & Sandy are very relatable, listened, and straight to the point, my type of person. Straight forward deal."

Elizabeth & Kenneth

"Brilliant, open and honest with great communication. He and Sandy make a great team together and when they said they would do something - they did it. Have bought and sold several properties and they are the best agents we have used."

Christopher & Casey

"John, from the very beginning was an excellent communicator and was also very supportive during this time of preparing the house for sale, and during the listing time. John and Sandy were a great team, and were professional the whole way through. They were se

Helen & Ann

"Highly competent, left no stone unturned, handled the whole deal with enthusiasm, courtesy and a high degree of professionalism."

Jeffrey & Linda

"Honest and approachable. Kept us updated regularly. Answered any questions or concerns promptly. We felt that John and Sandy looked after both us and their vendor equally - this was a breath of fresh air given our experience with other agents we have encounte

Kelly & Kevin

"John is the most professional and knowledgeable Agent I have ever worked with. He will always be our first and only option to work with in the future. This is due to the fact he had all the information we needed to make a decision, he did everything he said h

Louise & Stephen

"From the outset, Sandy and John put our wishes first and then added their experience. Great correspondence and transparency. Meeting with sellers on the weekends and regular phone calls, emails and texts. They made the entire process of selling easy. Many tha


"I could go on all day about how fantastic John was for us in our experience with selling our home. His commitment to selling our house was exceptional, nothing too little or too big was a hassle for him to help us. Both John and Sandy are a great team, and we


"When the going gets tough in the market, John's experience comes to the fore."


"We have known John for many years and have always gone to him for our real estate needs. With his wealth of knowledge of the property market we know we are in good hands. Can't rate him highly enough."


"John is extremely professional and knowledgeable in all areas concerning residential real estate. We found John to be approachable with a friendly manner, great communication and definitely went the extra mile."


"John's knowledge of the market is amazing. Through his incredible professionalism, steady guidance and advice he has made the sale of my property as stress-free as possible. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him, and Sandy, to anyone wanting to enter the prope


"We can count on John and Sandy to get the job done. They offer exceptional service to their clients."


"Very reliable, informative, clear instruction, dedicated. We knew we had the right couple."

Brent & Joanne

"John and Sandy were a very professional and thorough team. Their attention to detail was much appreciated and their communication was excellent."

Tracey & Nichola

"Very professional, advice was extremely accurate - sale price exceeded expectations."


"John brought experience and professionalism to the role. He worked hard for the seller which showed in the result. John is very detailed in his preparation so had high confidence in a well executed transaction."


"Professional and was clearly working for us as vendors."

Shane & Kate

"John was so patient and so diligent, we know his ultimate job was to work for the seller but we felt he worked just as hard for us as buyers. Thank you John."

Stephen & Chauntelle

"We have worked with several agents from different companies in the past and present and have John to be Stand Out. He was the only one who knew everything about the property we were looking at to buy and also about our home we were selling. He took the time t

Frances & Harald

"They both went above and beyond for us. Made us feel comfortable, not rushed and fully informed. Excellent communication skills and extremely time efficient. No complaints at all!"

George & Taylor

"Integrity. Excellent Communication. Thorough. Hard working. Experienced. Calming under pressure. Understands the market. Pleasant personality."

David & Jennifer

"John has been wonderful to work with in selling our home. He is responsive, helpful, and professional, going above and beyond to ensure the process went smoothly. John maintained his relationship with us since we bought the home of him, providing us with guid

Rebecca & Lance

"He is highly experienced, very thorough, covers all basis and is someone you can trust."

Philip & Rachel

"John is the most professional and knowledgeable Agent I have ever worked with. He will always be our first and only option to work with in the future. This is due to the fact he had all the information we needed to make a decision, he did everything he said h

Louise & Stephen

"Went out of his way to help in every aspect possible. Went over what was expected, excellent to deal with, very genuine."

Craig & Jane

"Right on the ball. Listened to what we wanted. Organised a viewing on the spot. Happy friendly attitude. Didnt try to oversell or push. A refreshing experience after some of the Reale Estate we had dealt with."

David & Robyn

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