About Richard Anderson

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Office 06 323 3363
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Email: richarda@ruralandlifestylesales.com

Richard has extensive experience in rural New Zealand and several overseas rural markets. Originally from the South Island, he lived and travelled overseas working for an Agri-Tech company and eventually settled in the Manawatu. Richard entered the real estate industry in 1995. From 2000-2010 he was Rural Manager for a large real estate company, supervising up to 40 real estate salespersons.

Richard is a jet boat enthusiast, and is on the national executive of Jet Boating NZ.

Quad Bike passengers – it’s common sense

Work Safe NZ have recently clarified their position on the carrying of passengers on Quad Bikes. Where a more suitable vehicle is available it should be used, but it is accepted there are times where a viable alternative to taking a passenger on a quad bike is not available. What is WorkSafe’s approach to carrying […]

Listing your Farm or Lifestyle Property: PART II

The idea to sell your property is a big decision and sometimes it can take you months of emotional thinking and talking with friends and advisors before you take the next step and list your property. Through the listing process you will be shown and asked to sign an In-house complaints and disputes procedure. This provides […]

Listing your Farm or Lifestyle Property: PART I

The idea to sell your property is a big decision and sometimes it can take you months of emotional thinking and talking with friends and advisors before you take the next step and list your property. Engaging a Real Estate professional is the next decision. You may already have a sales person in mind, or […]

AUCTION $3,710,000…SOLD!

We are delighted to report the Auction of a 145 hectare farm at 332 Wilsons Rd, Ohakea SOLD under the hammer today (3rd August) for $3,710,000. There was large crowd of potential buyers in the Auction room, despite a gloomy  day outside this result shows there is an excellent level of confidence among the Manawatu […]

See us at the Central Districts Field Days

          Rural and Lifestyle Sales will be at the Field days 17th-19th March at SITE NUMBER ENT2 We will be profiling many of our current Rural and Lifestyle listings so come along and chat with the team about what is on offer and your own needs. If you have been thinking […]

Dairy Production: 10% response to payout

Lower North Island milk production to date is running close to 10% down on the previous season. While part of this could be attributed to climate, the majority is likely to be the on-farm response to low milk prices. In my opinion this is an entirely sensible response – why produce more milk below cost […]

Our Tender box gets its first use!

The “red flag” went up on our Tender box this week, with Tenders received for the 6 hectare lifestyle property at 32 Cage Rd, Mangaweka. Pictured is Richard getting ready to take the Tender box out to our client to open the Tenders. We look forward to making good use of the box later this […]