Originally from the Netherlands, Broer and his wife Cecile arrived in New Zealand in the late sixties where he joined Alex Harvey Industries. An untimely and unfortunate back injury eventuated in a career change of career that has lasted over twenty years as a real estate consultant for New Zealand’s largest real estate company, Harcourts. He spent two years in the Ellerslie office and the last eighteen years in the Epsom & Remuera offices.
He successfully negotiated transactions varying from the smallest section, home unit to blocks of flats, subdivisions, character bungalows and villas well in excess of the million dollar price bracket. His knowledge of the aspects of cross leasing and subdivision has been was part of his success as a real estate consultant.
Endeavouring to keep up to date with the latest developments in the industry he continues with ongoing in-house and outside training. A large database and the ever-increasing Harcourts international profile has always been a tremendous foundation for his ongoing performance as a real estate consultant.