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About James Symes

James is a North Otago local; he grew up in Oamaru and is extremely passionate about all that this region has to offer.  James’ previous experience includes 23 years in the building industry, with the latter 12 running his own successful building company, giving him a natural affinity with all that it takes to be a great real estate agent.

James believes there is no better place than the Waitaki District to bring up a family.  Great People – Great Places – Great Opportunities!

A keen outdoorsman, James loves to get away into the hills or up to the Waitaki lakes. He is extremely passionate about rugby having played locally for many years and is now a rugby referee along with being the President of the North Otago Referees Association.

James’ passion is helping people and he would love to help you succeed too – whether it’s your first home or you’re looking to build your property portfolio, his wealth of local knowledge and extensive network will help you achieve your goals.


  • Hayden & Saskia Meikle

    “James was a pleasure to work with throughout the sale process. We were delighted to have his guidance, and he got a great price for us. He knows his stuff and he gets results.”

  • Joanna Hay

    “James exhibited a high level of communication throughout the whole process. We really appreciated his honest approach. He is a man of his word who lives and breathes integrity and really does do exactly what he says he will, even post settlement. ...”

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