Ilam 2 (Head Office)
397-399 Ilam Road
Ilam, Christchurch 8053

Empathy, Professionalism, and Commitment

Born and raised in Christchurch, I have always been connected to the structures that define our city and homes. My journey into the real estate sector began in the world of construction, working hands-on in the industry. This invaluable experience laid the foundation for my career, teaching me the intricacies of building from the ground up.

Transitioning into sales was a natural progression for me, staying with the same building company that boasts over 25 years of excellence in the industry. This move not only sharpened my negotiation and sales skills but also deepened my understanding of what truly makes a property feel like home. Currently, I am expanding my expertise through pursuing a Bachelor of Land and Property Valuation. This academic endeavour is not just a step towards further accreditation but a testament to my commitment to understanding every facet of the real estate market.

At the heart of my approach is a profound respect for the needs and emotions of my clients. I firmly believe that the cornerstone of a successful real estate agent is not just meeting but exceeding client expectations, ensuring a rewarding experience for all involved. My goals are ambitious, driven by the desire to achieve the best possible outcomes for those I represent. The journey of buying or selling a property is often laden with emotions. It’s a path that I navigate with empathy, professionalism, and a deep-seated commitment to providing unwavering support.


“I like my work to always be as fun, stress-free and rewarding as possible.”
– Sarah Fidow

Determined and Motivated

Sarah started her career as a qualified Banking Advisor for BNZ, the combination of finance with real estate was a natural progression for her.

Sarah is passionate about helping first home buyers, with her knowledge of finance she has the skills to help people move into their dream home as quickly as possible.

Sarah is very determined and motivated having worked in retail, sales and finance – however her biggest role undoubtedly is being a mother to her three children. Sarah knows how to keep things stress-free and enjoyable and will always have a laugh along the way.

Working with Sarah is always a fun and rewarding experience. Her strong competitive nature, open communication and smiling face make it an experience you won’t forget.

For any assistance with your real estate dream call Sarah today.

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Conscientious, friendly and a superb negotiator, Ben prides himself on being his client’s agent of choice.

An experienced project manager, with specialist knowledge in aspects of residential construction, Ben combines his enthusiasm for property with an eye for detail and commitment to achieving excellent results. He has a passion for working with people and thrives on exceeding expectations at every opportunity.

Having arrived in Christchurch in 2000, Ben considers himself a true one-eyed Cantabrian, is proud to call himself a local, and is looking forward to raising his family in the Garden City.

Fluent in English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochiew, Cantonese and Malay. Ben is also the perfect agent to assist you on your property journey within our diverse city.

Committed to doing what it takes, Ben has what it takes to assist you in achieving your property goals. As he says, ‘when it comes to helping my clients, there is no mountain too high, and no journey too far.

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“Success in real estate starts with understanding people and their needs.”

– Yuvi Virk

A Fusion of Skills

With 11 years of residency in New Zealand, Yuvi brings a multicultural perspective to the real estate realm, being fluent in English, Punjabi, and Hindi. His diverse background includes managerial and customer service roles across the country, fostering a deep understanding of client needs. Transitioning seamlessly into real estate, Yuvi channels his passion for assisting clients in achieving their property goals, catering to both first-time homebuyers and seasoned investors.

Yuvi’s approach is characterized by a blend of great communication skills and client-focused dedication, ensuring a supportive experience throughout the buying and selling process. His enthusiasm and high level of care underscore his commitment to client satisfaction. As a member of Team Gupta at Harcourts Holmwood, Yuvi is excited to contribute to the wider real estate community.

Outside of real estate, Yuvi indulges in his love for cricket and creates cherished memories with his wife. Eager to learn and grow, Yuvi invites prospective clients to connect for guidance on their real estate journey or to turn their dream home purchase into reality. For excellent service, Yuvi is only a phone call away.

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Communication, Dedication, Integrity

Whether you are buying or selling your home, Libby is committed to securing the best results for you.

As a mother to daughters in primary and intermediate schools, Libby understands the complexities involved in the buying and selling process for families. She also understands that navigating the real estate market can be an emotional rollercoaster. Libby’s clients can relax knowing she will be their eyes, ears and voices within the market. Her keen eye for detail and solution-focused mindset will ensure that every aspect of your real estate journey is managed with precision and care.

Whether you’re buying or selling, reach out to Libby for a personalised and seamless real estate experience. She would love to help.


“I will help you achieve your goals, one home at a time.”
– Chris Kilkelly

Your Key to Property Success

With a genuine passion to help people achieve their goals, Chris brings the energy, knowledge and passion it takes to ensure he gets the best result for everybody.

With 17 years in Secondary Education, Chris has vast experience of working with people from all walks of life in order to help them achieve their goals. Combining this with a kind, calm, purposeful and dedicated approach, Chris’s mantra in life is that if you choose to do something, you don’t rest until the job is done to the highest possible standard for everyone involved. Chris lists effective communication, honesty and developing trusting relationships as his main priorities when working with people.

Having been raised by Real Estate Agents, Chris has been immersed in the property market from an early age. As a property owner and landlord, he has that first-hand knowledge and experience to guide you through the sales process in order to get you a result you are happy with.

Outside of work Chris is very busy with his two young boys, supporting them in whichever activity they have chosen to take part in, which seems to change frequently! Chris is also a passionate fisherman, and any chance he can get you will find him on the water off the Kaikoura coast trying for the elusive big one.

If you are buying or selling, and want an honest, friendly and hard working agent to help, give Chris a ring.

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Defining a new era of real estate.

Born and raised in Christchurch, property has always been a passion from a young age. Bringing together over 9 years of residential construction, sales and development knowledge. John understands the property process from the start to finish.

Having worked for not only New Zealand’s top architectural builder, but also New Zealand’s largest group home builder, John understands that his client’s needs are his first priority. This has given John an exceptional knowledge base, a keen eye for detail and a hunger for hard work. John always ensures a successful and rewarding property experience.

Buying and Selling can be an emotional process. It can be stressful and difficult if you don’t have the right people around you. John thrives in guiding you through this process. Still owning and developing his own homes, John will successfully guide you through those moments that only the someone who deeply understands the process of purchasing and selling property can create.

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Who is Harsh Kansara?

Hailing from the mighty Motueka, Harsh is no stranger to Real Estate having grown up in a Harcourts home.

A keen athlete with the discipline to achieve, Harsh has developed many of his connections and skills through high-level sports participation and coaching and has been awarded a national cricket scholarship as well as competing at a national level in athletics.

Kind and considerate with genuine warmth to his character, Harsh is determined to deliver the very best service to his clients across the sales journey, ensuring he is there to aid them every step of the way. A self-starter with the confidence to face adversity – he has already seen success in business at a young age establishing a business to enable his move into Real Estate. These combining attributes and achievements enable Harsh to act on behalf of his clients with enthusiasm and expertise, working with him – his clients are guaranteed an agent that will deliver results without the hassle or stress.

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Professional & Passionate

Our auctioneers’ passion comes from their total commitment to achieving the best result for sellers. Mark’s exceptional people skills and his own superb negotiating skills have greatly benefited many happy Holmwood sellers.

They work equally hard away from auction day, consulting the Holmwood team to ensure every auction campaign attracts the attention of all potential buyers.

Mark recently competed and succeeded in the REINZ National Real Estate Auctioneering Championships for 2021. Mark competed in the Premier division and took out the title of REINZ Auctioneer of the Year for 2021. Mark has also been awarded as Harcourts Auctioneer of the Year for 2022.

With skills fine-tuned over many years behind the hammer, you can bet on Mark to achieve a great sale price.

There is nothing more important than helping people,
while establishing strong relationships along the way.
– Spencer Sutherland Todd

Experience The Difference Selling With Spence

With a rich heritage steeped in real estate, Spencer brings a legacy of knowledge and proficiency to every transaction. Raised in Canterbury amidst a family deeply entrenched in the industry, Spencer’s upbringing instilled a profound understanding of the local market dynamics.

Specialising in residential sales, Spencer caters to both investors and homeowners alike, offering tailored solutions to meet diverse needs. Collaborating seamlessly with industry leaders, he’s swiftly becoming an expert at navigating the intricacies of property transactions, ensuring a smooth experience for both buyers and sellers.

Drawing from varied professional backgrounds, Spencer’s adept interpersonal skills and unwavering commitment empower his clients to achieve their real estate goals with confidence. He views every transaction as an opportunity to forge lasting connections and guide clients through the investment journey with care and expertise.

A true Cantabrian, Spencer’s intimate comprehension of the region combined with his competitive spirit honed through years of sportsmanship makes him formidable in your quest for property success. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, seasoned investor, or looking to make your next move, Spencer Sutherland Todd is your trusted partner on the path to real estate triumphs.

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