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Mark Laughton

Mark Laughton

Mark is a dedicated sales consultant who brings a wealth of knowledge, wide-ranging experience and excellent client service to your transaction in his focused approach to consultancy.


Whether you’re looking for a relaxed chat about the market or an in-depth discussion regarding your next property endeavour, you’ll receive insight, value and informed opinion from the Laughtons. With a fresh and motivated outlook, their astute industry knowledge is evident from the get-go and they take care to ensure every interaction is accommodating, useful and enjoyable for everyone involved.


Mark and Penny make communication a priority and excel when it comes down to the nitty-gritty of negotiations and deal-making. These skills saw them win the Harcourts Rising Star Award for the regional South Island in 2015: a huge achievement and an accurate indication of things to come.


You may know Mark and Penny from their previous successful business, Mark Laughton Motors and AA Auto Centre, which they ran for 14 years. Over that time, they built a solid reputation for exceptional customer service which allowed them to transition seamlessly from being Dunedin’s trusted motor people to the reliable real estate consultants they are today. With valuable life skills under their belt, Mark and Penny tackle the complex and ever-changing property market with efficiency and expertise. 


The Laughton’s property credentials extend beyond their working life, too. They’ve built three new homes, owned rental properties and enjoyed many family homes together. They fully apprehend the emotions involved in buying, building and selling real estate, and they provide confidential professional advice tailored to your property goals.


The Laughtons love everything Dunedin has to offer and enjoy a family lifestyle here: they’ve been married for 23 years and have two teenage children. You’ll often find them participating in community and charity events — they’re proud sponsors and volunteers with the Malcam Trust, the Special Olympics, Musical Theatre Dunedin and Chat Bus, while Mark is a founding member and chairman of the Dunedin Santa Parade, which they’ve successfully run for 18 years.


Mark and Penny are delighted to have recently welcomed Emma Dickson as the newest addition to Team Laughton. A passionate sales consultant, Emma is also a tech whiz, marketing expert and breath of fresh air in the industry. A huge strength to Team Laughton, she helps the team deliver the ultimate experience for you.


For an optimum result with your next transaction, employ the experience, efficiency and effectiveness of Team Laughton.


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