Paul established a family business as Law Realty Ltd in September of 1985, which continued in Manurewa for 12 years, before being sold. He still trades actively under that licensed name with a rent roll and small sales team from my home base in Saint Heliers.
He joined the Century 21 NZ franchise operation in 1997 for a period of 18 months and have since then had a consulting and advising role to industry members as well as advising a small pool of investor clients on Real Estate investments and strategies.
As well as undertaking mediation and dispute resolution work between members, also have taught the salespersons preliminary course and assessing students prior to entry into the ‘profession’.
He was first elected to the Auckland District Committee of the Real Estate Institute of NZ (Inc) in 1984, served on and subsequently chaired all the major subcommittees, RDSC chairman and RDC panelist nominee, Junior Vice President for 2 years (1988-1990), Senior Vice President 2 years (1990 – 1992) then served 2 years as District President, followed by 2 years as Immediate Past President. Elected to the National Council of the Real Estate Institute of NZ (Inc) in 1993 and served 4 years till 1997. Elevated to a Fellow of the Institute in 1993 and subsequently now a Life Member.
He is currently an ‘approved’ assessor for new salesperson entrants into the Real Estate industry as well as advanced students enrolled in the Real Estate course as well as having been a tutor for both Open Polytechnic and UNITEC. He is currently still assessing for The Skills Org and UNITEC.