Mark and Penny are dedicated sales consultants who bring a wealth of knowledge, wide-ranging experience and excellent client service to your transaction in their focused approach to consultancy.
Whether you’re looking for a relaxed chat about the market or an in-depth discussion regarding your next property endeavour, you’ll receive insight, value and informed opinion from the Laughtons. With a fresh and motivated outlook, their astute industry knowledge is evident from the get-go and they take care to ensure every interaction is accommodating, useful and enjoyable for everyone involved.
Mark and Penny make communication a priority and excel when it comes down to the nitty-gritty of negotiations and deal-making. These skills saw them win the Harcourts Rising Star Award for the regional South Island in 2015: a huge achievement and an accurate indication of things to come.
You may know Mark and Penny from their previous successful business, Mark Laughton Motors and AA Auto Centre, which they ran for 14 years. Over that time, they built a solid reputation for exceptional customer service which allowed them to transition seamlessly from being Dunedin’s trusted motor people to the reliable real estate consultants they are today. With valuable life skills under their belt, Mark and Penny tackle the complex and ever-changing property market with efficiency and expertise.
The Laughton’s property credentials extend beyond their working life, too. They’ve built three new homes, owned rental properties and enjoyed many family homes together. They fully apprehend the emotions involved in buying, building and selling real estate, and they provide confidential professional advice tailored to your property goals.
The Laughtons love everything Dunedin has to offer and enjoy a family lifestyle here: they’ve been married for 25 years and have two teenage children. You’ll often find them participating in community and charity events — they’re proud sponsors and volunteers with the Malcam Trust, The Special Olympics, Musical Theatre Dunedin and Chat Bus, while Mark is a founding member and chairman of the Dunedin Santa Parade, which they’ve successfully run for 18 years.
Mark and Penny are delighted to have recently welcomed Emma Dickson as the newest addition to Team Laughton. A passionate sales consultant, Emma is also a tech whiz, marketing expert and breath of fresh air in the industry. A huge strength to Team Laughton, she helps the team deliver the ultimate experience for you.
For an optimum result with your next transaction, employ the experience, efficiency and effectiveness of Team Laughton.
Emma’s driving real estate into the 21st century with a fresh approach to online marketing, a strong grasp of the market and highly accommodating client service.
Following six years of administration and two years of administration at Harcourts Dunedin, Emma realised she could do what her colleagues were doing. She moved into consultancy and hasn’t looked back: she offers a unique and refreshing approach to real estate with perceptiveness, knowledge-sharing and high quality marketing at the cornerstones of her business.
Having joined Team Laughton in 2016, Emma brought a new dynamic to the high-performing team. Her online skills have enabled them to build a strong digital presence and her adeptness with the Harcourts systems, apps and technology has boosted the team’s efficiency — they can collectively focus on the thing that matters: getting results for their clients.
With a discerning eye for detail and an intuitive grasp of the market, Emma’s known for her high quality listing presentation and attention-grabbing advertising campaigns. Take her out of the office and she loves meeting her buyers and sellers, encountering their great properties and offering the exceptional service she prides herself on.
Born and bred in Dunedin, Emma’s a true local who loves everything about this city and is dedicated to helping people with their real estate goals. She’s excited about the property market and loves getting the opportunity to do what she enjoys every day.
So, when it comes to your next real estate transaction, let Emma’s passion, skills and service be the difference: choose Team Laughton.
Highland Real Estate Group
16 Queens Gardens
PO Box 5267