Sarah has lived in Tauranga for 18 years and has seen tremendous growth and development over this period. Sarah works from a strong ethical framework and has a “no surprises policy”. She works transparently with both sellers and buyers and communicates in a timely manner as they navigate their way through the purchasing and selling of their homes.

Through her academic and tertiary teaching background Sarah is known nationally as a communication expert and it is this strength that she brings into her real estate career. Alongside this she builds relationships quickly with people and has fantastic negotiating skills.

Sarah builds her business on building relationships between herself and sellers and buyers and is about “putting people first”. “My goal is to work in a genuine way with others and make the selling and buying process as straightforward and seamless as possible”.

Sarah is invested into supporting communities, and for this reason is Board Member for a national organisation that works to support the wellbeing of children and their families. As a previous staff member of Waipuna Hospice she is also a passionate supporter of their service in the Bay.

With her background as a Registered Social Worker, Sarah understands the circumstances that can result in a property being sold, and its impact on individuals and their families. For this reason, Sarah brings genuine care and understanding to her interaction with others.

As a previous business owner she brings a strong business acumen, professionalism and detailed approach to her work. As a previous property investor and keen renovator Sarah has experience to be able to guide buyers and investors to be able to find properties that have the potential to obtain capital gain through making improvements.

“Deciding to work for Bayleys was due to the company having a consistent proven performance and a strong market share. As a previous buyer and seller with Bayleys I also experienced a professional service first hand through purchasing my own residential, lifestyle and investment properties over a number of years”.


“We thoroughly enjoyed having Sarah as our real estate consultant in the recent sale of our property. Sarah has a very pleasant disposition and proved to be a pleasure to work with on all aspects of our sale from the initial negotiations through to the close of sale. We have no hesitation in recommending Sarah 100% to anyone wishing to sell their property with a real estate consultant who shows respect and has a genuine interest in obtaining the best possible result for her client”.

Ian and Irene Henderson

“We listed our house with Sarah as our agent. We found Sarah to be so helpful, friendly, and dedicated to our sale. We would highly recommend Sarah to anyone wanting to buy or sell. She went beyond the call of duty while we were in Australia. We had a big storm and the nextdoor neighbours tree branch which was sizeable came down in our property, and Sarah and her husband came around and cleaned it up for us. Once again we cannot recommend her highly enough”.

Bruce and Jan Peters

“Integrity and passion are two things that spring to mind when I think of Sarah. She does the right the thing by others and she loves achieving the best outcomes. That is what gives me piece of mind. I trust her. Sarah is also incredibly approachable and has a great sense of humour, which makes her so easy to communicate with. I would recommend her in a heat beat”. Wendy

“Sarah is an honest, reliable person whose personal values ensure that you can trust her. She is an excellent communicator with an outgoing personality that anyone will quickly warm to”. David

“Sarah is very astute, personable and knowledgeable. She is friendly, relational and immediately establishes rapport with all people she meets. Sarah is a strategic thinker, innovative and resourceful in carrying out tasks that require a high degree of creativity and problem solving. Her listening skills are highly developed and she carefully considers decisions and outcomes before she embarks on work or projects. Sarah always desires to do her best, is conscientious, efficient and careful to ensure all her work is completed to a standard of excellence. She quickly gains people’s trust and confidence and she treats all people with respect. I have no hesitation in recommending her as a real estate agent who will listen and actively seek to suit every client to the right home for them”.


“Sarah is an outstanding professional whose attention to detail is second to none. I have worked with Sarah and known her over the past 14 years and respect her communication skills, integrity and ethics. I recommend and trust Sarah 100%, she is simply fantastic”.


“Sarah Deighton played such a big part in helping us sell our family home and find our dream house! She was there every step of the journey and went over and above her normal duties to make sure my husband and I were well-informed. I highly recommend Sarah as an agent, as she truly cares about her clients—not just making a sale.”

Brian and Sonia B

“It was an absolute joy to have someone as lovely and experienced as Sarah help us find and purchase our new home. We highly recommend Sarah to all our friends and family and we will definitely go back to Sarah in the future"

Cat Bialostocki