Thinking of selling? Call Bernie, because if we believe we can do it, we can!

About Bernie Keenan

Bernie started his career as an apprenticed carpenter then progressed to a self-employed Building Contractor. Bernie became known for running a well-organized job and doing quality work. In 1997 he was appointed as Contracts and Project Manager for Design Builder’s Hawkes Bay and over 10 years successfully managed the construction of over 200 Hawkes Bay homes.

Bernie’s extensive experience in project management taught him the art and the importance of; effective open and closed communication, attention to detail, creating and initiating systems that work but at the same time keep things simple. Bernie believes that selling property is not all about the gift of the gab, but more importantly successfully selling a property is about a good understanding relationship between Vendor and Agent, effective marketing and negotiation.

Bernie desire to succeed and his passion for property constantly drives him to give a successful service to his customers, ultimately ensuring the path to his own success. It’s one of the giving and the receiving principles of life.

Bernie is confident that his background and product knowledge of houses and property is a great strength and has proven valuable to his buyers when they’ve wanted ideas on landscaping or guidance into how they could alter a home they have interest in.

Since going into Real Estate Bernie has stayed true to the proven busines


Recently Sold Properties


  • Nickolas and Ingrid

    "Great communication, and fantastic to deal with."

  • Earl and Louise

    "Bernie is a professional in every way and a credit to your Company. He is the reason we selected Ray White to sell our home."

  • Neil & Julie

    "Bernie was professional and helpful every step"


"Bernie is very personable, and goes out of his way to help."

Timothy & Victoria

"Communication with the tennants and ourselves was excellent. we knew what was happening all the time."

Grant & Vicki

"Very easy to deal with. Phoned back which is essential but you would be surprised. Gave good advice and followed up always"

Adrian & Melanie

"Very dedicated and professional. Going beyond what I expected. Bernie was excellent to deal with."

Richard & Julie-Ann

"Open and honest. very keen to secure a good price for us. Followed up when he said he would"

Robert & Ramona

"Bernie is extremly responsable and friendly."

Jialiang & Kaixin

"Bernie went out of his way to accommodate our requests for extra visits in the short time we had to do so."

Brian & Phillipa

"Bernie has a natural affinity with people, we had had previous dealings with him when we built our home and found him very customer focused, communicating well at all times."

Max & Margaret

"Bernie was great, he wasn’t pushy and really listened to what I was after and within my budget."


"Brilliant he listened and followed through with everything even after the purchase."


"Bernie went out of his way to help with advice about who to use when we a problem with one of our bathrooms, have the selling of our house his all , nothing was too much trouble."

Christine & Phillip

"He knows his stuff having been a builder prior, he's confident, honest and has a heart of gold. Has a very impressive future ahead of him, and a great asset to Ray White"


"Bernie was helpful and easy to deal with, and got a good result."


"Bernie was professional and helpful every step"

Neil & Julie

"I knew Bernie was going to be the best man for the job as his building background was helpful and his attention to detail proved to pay off. I may of had to spend abit but that paid off in the end. Bernie always informed me of what was going on ensuring that


"Hi Bernie, just wanted to say a big thank you for all your support and help with the sale of 511 Southampton St."


"Bernie is a professional in every way and a credit to your Company. He is the reason we selected Ray White to sell our home."

Earl and Louise

"Great communication, and fantastic to deal with."

Nickolas and Ingrid

"He was reliable."

Nicola, Terry & Annette

"Excellent communication and service."

Buvnesh & Jaswinder

"Bernie was easy to deal with, relaxed and easy to approach."

Blair & Eloise

"He was honest, on time, helpful, not overbearing, a good listener, considerate of the owner and myself as buyer."


"Nothing was to much trouble. He explained everything in detail."

Eion and Lynda

"Bernie's experienced and a good communicator."


"Extremely knowledgeable, friendly and helpful with the whole process. Could not fault him in the slightest. We also had interaction with Zac Marsden when Bernie was on leave - he was also super helpful."

Jake, Joshua & Danielle

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