Real estate agents


Harcourts Paremata, a real estate agency operating in the Paremata and Porirua areas, recently emerged victorious in a legal battle against four of its agents who defected to rival agency Bayleys. Here’s a breakdown of the significant events:

  1. Legal Action: Team Group Realty, trading as Harcourts Paremata, sought legal recourse against Martin Cardno, Tanya Davies, Holly Williams, Ralph Kindl, and Tony, the agents who departed for Bayleys [1].
  2. Interim Injunction: The High Court granted an interim injunction against the agents, preventing them from operating in the Paremata area, spanning from Tawa to Pukerua Bay [3].
  3. Legal Significance: This case underscores the enforceability of employment contracts in the real estate industry and the seriousness with which breaches are addressed.
  4. Implications: The outcome serves as a cautionary tale for agents contemplating switching agencies, highlighting the potential legal ramifications and the importance of honoring contractual obligations.

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In summary, Harcourts Paremata’s legal victory and the interim injunction granted by the court reaffirm the significance of contractual commitments and underscore the potential consequences of breaching them within the real estate sector.

  1. – Harcourts wins case against agents who went to Bayleys, interim injunction granted
  2. – High Court rules against five real estate agents

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