They specialize in the sale of homes in Napier with an emphasis on the Taradale & Greenmeadows

About Team Martis

Napiers No.1 Real Estate Team

Following a successful career in land and property since 1973, John entered the real estate business in 1985 working as a Branch Manager for two local real estate offices and in recent years in residential sales. In 1991 he was admitted as an Associate Member of the Real Estate Institute (AREINZ).

Married to Sandy, they have resided in Taradale for 30 years. Their two sons and daughter attended local Taradale schools then on to University. Hayden and Andrew both graduated from Massey University with degrees in Industrial Product Design, Hayden is now working in London and Andrew in Wellington. Kirstin graduated in 2012 from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours in Art History, and is working in Melbourne.

John is actively involved with Asthma Hawkes Bay as a trustee and has served the last 30 years as a committee member and past President of the Trust.

In 1999 Sandy joined John's busy residential business and completed the National Certificate of Real Estate, graduating in February 2000.

They specialize in the sale of homes in Napier with an emphasis on the Taradale/Greenmeadows area together with Residential Investment property. As investors themselves it is a field they have specialized in.

John and Sandy's attitude to real estate is straight forward, distinguishing themselves with their clients and customers by t


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  • John - Premier Performer 2019-2020

    Top 10% of the Ray White Group

  • Sandy - Premier Performer 2019-2020

    Top 10% of the Ray White Group

  • Napiers Top Sales Team


  • Napiers Top Sales Team


  • Napiers Top Sales Team


  • Napiers Top Sales Team



We would like to convey our sincere thanks to you both for your assistance and thoughtfulness during the process of selling our home of 40+ years. We appreciated your advice, patience and insight into our unique needs, and for being at the end of the phone at

Ann and Ray Webster

Thanks so much for your help in gaining a sale for my Taradale house. From start to finish, your attention to detail, communication and advice were exceptional. Your support with understanding the inspection process was very much appreciated as was keeping me

Katie Jeffery

Went out of his way to help in every aspect possible. Went over what was expected, excellent to deal with, very genuine.

Craig & Jane

Very helpful and friendly

Emily & Cody

Very honest and professional. Cared about Georgia and I. Cares about his profession and the industry he works in. Georgia and I had dealt with a few real estate agents over the past year and they were very 'money hungry' and bad liars, clearly pushing prices,


John and Sandy did a fantastic job of keeping us informed at every step of the way. We have known John for many years and was our first and only choice to sell our parent's house. Very happy with the way everything was handled.

Dean & Stephen

John and Sandy provided very thorough service to us. Nothing was too hard for them to deal with. Very professional.

John & Elizabeth

Deb and I found John reliable full of helpful information we would certainty have no problems dealing with John again he made the move into our new house as stress free as possible at what I thinks a difficult time,Thankyou.

Mark & Deborah

John and Sandy went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure we secured our property. John was fantastic at explaining the NZ system to us - we had come from UK so needed lots of help! He communicated with us frequently and gave sound advice at every turn.

Kathleen & Boyd

Honest and approachable Kept us updated regularly Answered any questions or concerns promptly We felt that John and Sandy looked after both us and their vendor equally - this was a breath of fresh air given our experience with other agents we have encountered

Kelly & Kevin

John was very professional and explained everything exceptionally well. John and Sandy worked together with Brenna with great energy and their attention to detail was second to none. We enjoyed having them sell our property.


Excellent service - went above and beyond for us in all ways!

Peter & Beth

I had consistent updates throughout listing and sale period


I had consistent updates throughout listing and sale period


John was professional but very approachable and helpful. Went out of his easy to assist me with the purchase and process. A really nice person and did Ray White proud. Highly recommended.


John set out to get the best price possible and achieved that goal very quickly.

Steven & Helen

Highly competent, left no stone unturned, handled the whole deal with enthusiasm, courtesy and a high degree of professionalism.

Jeffrey & Linda

He communicates well. Keeping us informed every step of the way. Very pleasant man.

Tony & Karen

He was fantastic and guided us through the sale of my mother's house with very little stress. To quote John "he took the Disprins for us". If we lived in Napier we would certainly use him again.


At time of wife's ill health john went way above and beyond call of duty he was marvellous

Trevor & Dianne

John's communication is excellent and he delivers what he says he will.

Mark & Deborah

Very professional and did a great service. He gave me the best advice which payed off. So grateful for his efforts.


John and Sandy are friendly, encouraging and genuine. They made the process easy and made us feel comfortable throughout.

Rebecca & Lance

His attitude was extremely professional and he kept us informed at all times.

Antony & Margaret

Sandy & John have been wonderful to deal with from the start to the end of our purchase. Both down to earth people that stayed away from the typical real estate spin (Tremains I would never go to again as Harcourts fall into this bracket as well) whereas John

Patrick & Fleur

Great advice & service all the way through the process.

Nicola & Anthony

John & Sandy's communication is second to none. Both Megan and I felt their integrity was just wonderful and they looked after us completely throughout the whole process. Sandy was 100% committed to our sale and both she and John went above and beyond what w

Raewyn & Megan

John is a very methodical and precise and has good business acumen. He has excellent communication skills and always kept us informed and updated with the process. Sandy compliments John in many ways. She is very competent and personable and relates well to

Michael & Diane

We gave John & Sandy a 10 because their service was excellent we could not fault them.

Dennis & Beryl

Right on the ball. Listened to what we wanted. Organised a viewing on the spot. Happy friendly attitude. Didn't try to oversell or push. A refreshing experience after some real estate we had dealt with.

David & Robyn

We recently sold our house in Pirimai with John & Sandy Martis. Despite the tight deadlines they were thorough in their work and communication, going above and beyond to help us achieve an excellent result. Highly recommend Team Martis.

Jeremy & Saskia

Amazing service and great at keeping us up to date with what's going on.

Lauren & Matthew

Good honest man which I like and I think he worked for our family to get us the home we wanted.

Kieran & Kate

John was always available and had the best advice hands down.

Chris & Carrie

John's experience and negotiating skill was instrumental in achieving the sale under very trying circumstances.

Errol & Val

Listened to me, explained everything clearly and followed through.


Both John & Sandy had great communication and made sure we understood every step of the process. Would definitely recommend this team to anyone.

Chaynee & Taylor

Very hard working, easy to relate to and provides up to date information in great detail.

Philip & Rachael

Very personable approach, professional, easy to talk to about anything and everything, outdoing people who are at your level and have your best interests at heart. Great communication with updates/feedback every step of the way too. Would highly recommend to

Brent & Jo

Very good at their job, both John and Sandy carried out their work in a very friendly and professional manner, always considering their client. Can not speak highly enough of both of them.

Michael & Jen


Specializing in the sale of homes in Napier with an emphasis on the Taradale/Greenmeadows area together with Residential Investment property. As investors themselves it is a field they have specialized in.

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