Margaret Mangino2

Margaret Mangino

Residential Sales

Hi, I'm Margaret ... 'Maggie' to my mates. My husband Darcy and I have lived in Waitara for almost all of our 55 years of marriage. It's here that our three children, Stephen, Donna and Jackie have been educated, grown up and finally flown the proverbial nest.

I am a well certified member of the 'Granny Brigade'. We have seven grandchildren and 5 great grandies.

I have worked in the retail sector of the town for close to 44 years - 20 of those in real estate. In 2008 I attained AREINZ status - something that helped me realise I could still handle the mental challenge of study and exams, culminating in a successful result. I have a huge passion for real estate. In 2006, I invited Kerrie Montgomerie into a partnership with me (Kerrie had previously been our receptionist from when the office opened in 2000). The partnership has proved to be a very successful move and as a team we have gone from strength to strength, not only building a very strong place in residential sales but also specialising and achieving the reputation of being the leading lifestyle team in the area. Waitara is a great place to be. I have seen many families grow up, move away and often return again.

For them and myself, Waitara is home; I can assure you, that if you put your trust in me - in the selling or buying of a property - I will in return give you the very best of service, honesty and a commitment to go that "EXTRA MILE".

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"Everything the girls said they would do they did"

L'Raine and Clyde, Waitara
December 2012

"Everybody was helpful and I thought they did their job well and not over-powering. Good service, homely and they are very good at keeping the buyer up to date with things. I found everybody I dealt with at McDonald Real Estate in Waitara very friendly and helpful."

Dianna, Waitara

"We were recommended by son-in-law to offer Margaret the listing of our bach. We are pleased we did and would certainly recommend her to anyone else. Great Experience. Thanks."

Tui and Bruce, Hawera

"We are more than satisfied with Margaret and the way she dealt with us and our property."

Dennis and Kerry, Tongaporutu

"Margaret and Kerrie are the most respectful and proactive service providers ever!"

Juliet, Waitara

"Friendly personal and efficient service. Many thanks for your friendly efficient service. We will definitely use McDonald Real Estate in the future if the occasion arises."

Russell and Jill, Waitara

"We chose your company because of your staff member, Margaret Mangino. She has succesfuly sold houses in our area. We have great confidence in her ability."

Dennis and Kerrie, Urenui
June 2010

"Open and honest. Excellent work ethics. They get the job done."

David and Julie, Waitara

"I knew nothing about selling my house but both ladies made me feel comfortable. They kept in contact with me, explained things clearly to me. I recommend both ladies to everyone selling their homes. They really care about the person they are dealing with. God bless them both. Thank you McDonald Real Estate."

Pearl, Palmerston North