In her job as property manager at Whittle Knight and Boatwood for the past 5 years, Sophie brings excellent communication skills to her role, values the importance of understanding client needs, and endeavours to match the needs individuals to the various services and properties available.
Friendly and professional, Sophie enjoys solving problems and taking the stress out of difficult situations, even if they arise after hours, although she does believe in anticipating and fixing problems before they occur. Sophie has also recently completed the new SKILLS New Zealand Certificate for Residential Property Management.
Asked to describe her job, Sophie says: “I deal with all aspects of managing property: advertising, leasing, inspections, maintenance, as well as communicating between owners and tenants and maintenance personnel.” She also has experience with EQC claims and repairs.
Sophie has enjoyed a varied life before coming to work for the firm; she loves to travel, and has been an international flight attendant as well as living overseas. She has wide personal interests which provide her with insight and understanding into the many situations people face when either looking for a place to rent or having a property to be rented out.
Demonstrating real enthusiasm for people and their situations, commitment to Christchurch city as it rebuilds, and energy in her role as a property manager, Sophie provides her clients with excellent service.