Lorraine Girvan - Harcourts
Lorraine began selling Real Estate in Lower Hutt in the late 1980’s after a career with the Bank of New Zealand. In 1990 she completed the qualifications to enabled her to operate her own Real Estate Company and up until March 2020 she had been Director of Selig Real Estate and Manager of the Lower Hutt office.
Although Lorraine enjoys management responsibilities she feels her best qualities are her people skills. Therefore, in March 2020 she decided to close Selig Real Estate and join the Lower Hutt Harcourts Real Estate team to concentrate on her big love – selling Residential Real Estate.
In the 45 years Lorraine has lived in Lower Hutt she has lived in 4 different suburbs, has been involved in many community organisation and her children attended local schools. Therefore she has a great appreciation and in-depth knowledge of what the wider Hutt Valley has to offer.
Lorraine has been married to Barry, a banker for 40 years. As Barry has now retired, you will see him helping Lorraine at open homes, he also assists her with other facets of her business. Both Lorraine and Barry are active members of Rotary Hutt Valley, in fact they have both been made Paul Harris Fellows, Rotary’s highest award
for service to Rotary and the community. In 2016, Lorraine was further granted Rotary’s prestigious Sapphire Pin for services to Rotary and the Hutt community.
Lorraine’s interest outside real estate evolve around the community and her family and friends and all the Hutt Valley has to offer. This includes daily swimming in the local pools for exercise and in the summer swimming in the harbour and sea kayaking. She is an avid reader and other interest are travel, art history, world history, gardening and generally enjoying our wonderful outdoors.
Lorraine remains passionate about selling Hutt Valley Real Estate, she has sold over $340 million of residential property and is proud of her achievements because of
her career choice all those years ago.