Cromwell sales manager Dougal Laidlaw is a firm advocate for the region, and is passionate about leading his team to excel so it can deliver outstanding results for locals.
Dougal brings to his role 13 years of experience on the front line of real estate as an agent and has expertise in all aspects of property. A straight shooter who tells it like it is, Dougal knows how to turn problems into solutions and has a positive approach at all times, which he passes onto his team.
Dougal’s focus is on training his agents to always place their clients’ needs first, acting with the utmost professionalism and integrity at all times. While he trains his people to be team players he is also a believer that individually they need to have self-belief and drive to truly excel. He leads the Bayleys Cromwell team with up to date training and a continuing focus on improvement to become not only better agents but also, more importantly, better people. Being informed about the current marketplace and always aiming to raise the bar, under Dougal’s leadership the Bayleys Cromwell team thrives on working together to find new ideas and ways of doing things even better.
Spanning lakes to mountains and sea, Dougal knows all the benefits the Central Otago region offers first-hand. Outside of work he enjoys biking, boating, camping and visiting different spots both locally and further afield with family and friends. Rural at heart, Dougal lives with his wife on a lifestyle block and has a boer goat stud. He loves benchmarking his herd by taking part in competitions at the Christchurch and Wanaka shows.
From rural farms and orchards to commercial and residential property Dougal knows the secret to successfully connecting the right sellers with the right buyers to put the deal together. He is always available to assist and give advice so locals engaging the Bayleys Cromwell team can experience better than expected results.