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About Waikato real estate

Mission Statement

" To manage, enhance and help grow your portfolio "


When you meet our property management staff, you’ll understand why property investors come to Waikato Real Estate Ltd. We are a team of seasoned professionals who are fully committed to providing the most professional, effective residential property management services available in Hamilton and the wider Waikato region.


Michael Murray | Principal Officer

Michael graduated as an associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand in 1984. Since then he has won numerous awards and achievements. Michael is dedicated to building valuable rent portfolios and enhancing property investments. Michael is passionate about creating and promoting professional advertising articles.

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Cherie Osbaldiston | General Manager

Cherie joined Waikato Real Estate in 2009. After running the administration role for 4 years Cherie is now the dedicated manager of Waikato Real Estate’s office. A true professional who offers practical advice and peace of mind to investors and clients. She keeps a track of everything that is happening in and around the office – whether you have a query about ledgers, Trust Account issues, Accounts, Maintenance or Rent arrears, Cherie is the person who can help. 

She also manages a select group of properties while providing the back-up to all of our Property Managers. She prides herself on her ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, on being reliable, efficient and having excellent time management skills.

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John Schwikkard | Property Manager

John is a qualified accountant and has worked as a sharebroker in a substantial firm. 

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Hayden Mai | Property Manager

Hayden moved to New Zealand in 2002 from China and after graduating from WINTEC in 2007 with a Bachelor of Information Technology degree joined our team to provide valuable IT and advertising expertise. Hayden is now a valued property manager, fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, with a fast growing portfolio.

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Wayne Harris  | Property Manager

Wayne joined the Waikato Real Estate team in May 2016. He brings a diverse employment background with him, most recently in administration and sales, with a long interest in hosting exchange students from many nationalities. He has been both a tenant and a landlord, and is committed to providing you with a high standard of management services. 

His focus is on providing regular inspections of your property, ensuring rent payments are kept up to date, overseeing maintenance as required in accordance with your instructions, and, of course, ensuring that your property is marketed positively when it comes up for rent.

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Ksenia Kruchkina  | Property Manager

Ksenia started working in Waikato Real Estate’s advertising unit prior to become a full time property manager. Her points of advantage in this role are diverse skills, academic education, and practical knowledge. Academically, she is soon to finish a bachelor degree in law, also having interest in psychology and marketing subjects. Practically, running family’s business in Russia she has learnt some of the most valuable techniques of management during the course of that task.

Having being trained by Waikato Real Estate and attending various workshops Ksenia's goal is to maintain a prosperous relationship and to get the best return on your investment.

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Situated in the main street of Hamilton our office is easy for customers to find, making your property seen by more tenants!

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