An award-winning auctioneer with more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and thousands of auctions to her name, Sabine Davison brings an outstanding wealth of expertise to New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty as the newly appointed Group Auction Manager and Sales Manager, Hawke’s Bay. After starting her sales career in Taupo 20 years ago, Sabine has garnered an impressive resume, working as a salesperson, sales leader, trainer and lecturer in both Auckland and Northland. Sabine called her first auction in 2007, and her formidable career has seen her travel throughout New Zealand, calling a broad range of auctions ranging from $10k to $10 million luxury properties and lodges within residential, lifestyle, commercial/industrial and rural sectors. Sabine is currently a judge on the Australian Auctioneering Championships and REINZ National Championships and has called auctions at the finales of the first five seasons of TV3’S ‘The Block NZ’. Sabine’s passion and driving philosophy of looking for continual improvement and extraordinary excellence in everything she does means she is continually searching for practices that demonstrate tangible results in the industry. Paired with her expert knowledge on auctions and formidable negotiating skills, this means she achieves the best possible outcome for sellers and buyers, ensuring they gain peace of mind about the real estate decisions they make. After previously living in Hawke’s Bay, Sabine has made the move back to the region from Northland. Sabine’s dual role will see her leading the auction strategy within the central business, stretching from Rotorua to Greytown, while also leading the sales team across Hawke’s Bay. With her impressive breadth of skills in all aspects of the real estate industry, she will be a tremendous asset to the teams of highly skilled and experienced sales professionals, working with them to strategise greater methods to attain maximum results for clients. Sabine also loves to spend time giving back to the community, using her auctioneering talent to call charity auctions for many worthy causes.
General Manager – Central Region