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About Nelson Fine Homes

About Bruce Farquhar and his team of real estate professionals

Bruce Farquhar

AREINZ and Auctioneer

A born salesman, Bruce is an award-winning performer whose success is based upon adopting sales strategies that reflect the ever-changing needs of the housing market. His success with buyers is based on finding homes for them that create a rich and rewarding future for both themselves and their families. Additionally, Bruce travels to the UK twice a year with a portfolio of Nelson homes, businesses and lifestyle properties for sale and as a result, 40% of all his sales are now to overseas buyers.

To assist the successful resolution to the sales process to overseas buyers, Bruce has created a company that provides complete migration assistance to overseas nationals. To read more click here www.migrate2nelson.org. Bruce is a commercial pilot, world traveller, marathon runner, competitive road cyclist, avid reader and devoted father to Murray and Helen and husband to Kathy.

His credentials include:

  • Licensed Real estate salesperson since 1997
  • Bayleys NZ Top 20 2004-2012
  • Bayleys NZ Highest Auction clearance rate 2008
  • Top Office and Residential Salesperson 2003-2009
  • Director Migrate2nelson Ltd
  • Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand

Miriam Cleary

Executive Assistant

Miriam has come from a long background in customer service, and transfers these attributes into her role within the team. She is relishing the opportunity to work within such a professional and experienced environment. Miriam enjoys being able to find solutions to help bring about the best experience for our vendors and purchasers alike. Her personality is key, and drives her ability to communicate effectively. She grew up in the North Island, but is now happily settled in Nelson with her partner and two sons.

Jacqui Miller

Residential Sales

Jacqui has worked in customer service, finance and real estate in the past, and is passionate not only about property, but also providing great customer service.  Jacqui is delighted to be part of such a dynamic and established team within Bayleys and is looking forward to working with both new and existing clients. Originally from the UK, she has lived in New Zealand for 13 years. She is very happy to now call Nelson her home, loving the lifestyle that the top of the South Island offers her and her family.   Jacqui prides herself on listening and understanding what her clients’ particular needs are and making them her key focus.  Once this focus is established, she is dedicated to putting in the time and hard work to successfully achieve the very best results possible for her clients.

Geoff Moffett


Geoff Moffett is a professional copywriter and journalist with 35 years experience. He is a trusted name in journalism with an 11 year profile with Radio New Zealand National as the voice of the top of theSouth Island. He is a multiple winner of Qantas Media Awards. Geoff has worked for radio, newspapers, television and as a magazine editor in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. He has also worked as a senior public relations consultant and manager, winning the trust of his many clients. His written work spans corporate brochures, direct advertising copywriting and feature writing.