Damian Sweetapple - New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty
Damian joins New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty after holding senior wine industry leadership positions in both New Zealand and Australia. Having achieved significant success in the sales and marketing of some of New Zealand’s most loved wine brands, Damian is well positioned to maximise the sales value of his client’s property with Sotheby’s International Realty in Hawke’s Bay.
Having previously sold several properties using Sotheby’s International Realty and been so impressed with their level of service, support and the results, Damian didn’t hesitate to join the brand when launching his real estate career.
Damian’s ability to think strategically, act with integrity and communicate effectively with both clients and customers has been the cornerstone of his success throughout his career to date, and he now brings these attributes to his property career. A respected local business professional, Damian has a legacy of highly satisfied clients who have benefited from his results-orientated approach to satifying their needs.
Over the years Damian has bought and sold numerous properties in a personal capacity and as a result, understands the core competencies required to achieve the desired outcomes for his clients. Listening with empathy to his client’s needs, developing effective and targeted marketing campaigns and ensuring affirmative actions are backed up with clear communications are the key proficiencies Damian brings to the table.
Being associated with a premium real estate brand such as Sotheby’s International Realty holds significant appeal to Damian. “I firmly believe that to maximise the value of your property requires a carefully considered and well-planned sales and marketing campaign that is professionally managed and executed. Delivering this is my commitment to you”.
Damian is Napier born and bred and lives locally with his wife Rachael. With two sons at university, Damian now has a little more time to pursue his love of mountain biking and running and competed in the 2016 and 2018 Sotheby’s International Realty Half Marathons in Hawke’s Bay.
When not mountain biking or running in the surrounding hills of the region, Damian contributes to the local mountain bike community as a volunteer track builder and the wider Hawke’s Bay community in his capacity as a Justice of the Peace.