Mark Lourie is a people person who has extensive enthusiasm and passion for the farming and lifestyle community he has lived and breathed his whole life. Mark thoroughly enjoys dealing with people and is sharing his lifetime of rural knowledge and expertise by helping others to buy and sell lifestyle properties in Whanganui.
Clients have confidence in Mark – who is a likeable character and who endeavours to understand your wants and needs and give you solid advice and information to help you get the best outcome, with results that you want.
Born and raised in a rural environment Mark spent most of his youth in the Hunterville and Rangitikei areas. He is knowledgeable in soil fertility, is a retired Kaitoke member of the Whanganui Rural Community Board and past judging coordinator for the Farm Environment Awards that supports sustainable farm management practices; he is also the founder and sole organiser of the Junior Farmer Competition in the Whanganui and Rangitikei areas.
Mark is a father of three and after feeling the effects of a back injury sold his farm in 2005. He then followed the natural progression into Real Estate specialising in what he knows best – rural and lifestyle properties. With a long term goal Mark’s honest, friendly and super personable approach to the industry is building him a strong career to carry him through until retirement.