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Matt Morton | Colliers | Dunedin

Matt Morton


Residential Investment Sales

License # 10051632 | Licensed under the REAA 2008

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Professional Summary

Matt’s inception into real estate started in 2011 when he was tasked with introducing the Colliers brand into the residential investment market in Dunedin. With 22 years of business and commercial management experience, Matt has developed a reputation in the real estate sector for a very high level of quality and professionalism and introduced a residential investment selling strategy that still exceeds buyers’ and clients’ expectations.

He is trusted by clients nationwide and abroad to deliver a smooth sales process leading to record sales, and his local knowledge and understanding of the market is called upon by an array of stakeholders throughout the investment property sector. Matt continues to command the respect of his peers, professional colleagues and the wider investment community.





Bachelor of Commerce (Otago) - Marketing

Memberships & Involvements

Otago Chamber of Commerce, Otago Property Investors Association


“We have nothing but praise for Matt Morton and the Colliers team. From the first moment of dealing with them we were impressed by their outstanding professionalism, comprehensive and attractive marketing strategy and materials, Matt's engaging personality and his proactive approach in connecting with potential buyers (going above and beyond!!). At all times, Matt was adaptable to our timeline and needs, helped us set realistic expectations based on up-to-date market research, recent sales and feedback from investors. Communication between him and us was brilliant every step of the way. We are so pleased with Matt's performance in selling our property and highly recommend him to others!” L & C Silva, Wellington

“Matt's help and service was invaluable. He went the extra mile and was available and friendly, providing prompt responses and information whenever we needed. We'd recommend working with him!” A Chin & T Parker, Dunedin

“I've worked with Matt over 3 years now. Matt and his team has been outstanding in all aspects of the sale and purchase process. Matt and Petrina are a perfect team. They are proactive, genuine and most of all excellent in communication. It's always a pleasure to work with Matt and his team!” T Yang, Dunedin

“I highly recommend using Matt Morton at Colliers international to either sell or buy your next investment property, I have now done both. Matt impressed me with his approach to selling investment property, he is well informed on the market and very easy to deal with, personally I will look forward to doing business again in the future.” Rhys Wilson, Dunedin

"Over the past we have both bought and sold investment property with Matt Morton. We have found him to be fantastic to work with for both buying and selling. Matt has always been honest and fair, he is very quick at answering emails and sorting things super fast when the pressure is on! He is very much attuned to an investors needs and understands the implications of new legislation that affects investors. We look forward to working with Matt again in the future. Thank you very much for the time and effort you put in Matt!." L & G Harper, Dunedin

“We appreciated the very thorough information pack, virtual tour, excellent communication and the friendly professionalism of both Matt and Andy which definitely outshone our recent experience of their competitors. The Openn negotiation auction was great and gave us a transparent and simple process and especially useful for out of town purchasers. We will definitely use their services again in the future. Thanks.” M & D Robertson, Christchurch

"I am writing this reference for Matt Morton & Andy Connelly. My family and I worked with Matt and Andy over several months before securing an investment property in Dunedin. Initially we worked with Matt and Andy when they were acting as selling agent for a vendor. When we were unsuccessful bidders for a property Matt then acted as a buyer's agent for us for a property being sold by another real estate firm. In all our interactions, Matt and Andy were thoroughly professional and responsive. I would not hesitate to use their services again and I fully recommend both to any buyer or seller of a property." R Posa, Auckland

“Matt Morton is an outstanding real estate agent. He is open, honest, sincere and goes out of his way to make sure the seller and purchaser are aware of all goings on, and that both parties are up to date with all information. Matt, is a professional in all aspects of his job. He works extremely hard to get the best results for all concerned and is always keen to look at alternative options. I have purchased 3 houses through Matt, sold 3 through Matt and he is my real estate agent in Dunedin.” Greg Stewart, Mount Maunganui

“Wishing to sell a University Investment property dictated a very limited choice of agents specialising in this area.  Luckily for me, a very experienced property owner suggested I contact Mr Morton.  Previously I had never heard of him.  Matt subsequently marketed and sold my property whilst I was overseas, which added to his workload. I have found him to easily exceed all the usual requirements you would wish from somebody selling your property.  Above all, he listens to what you want to achieve, he’s brutally honest, polite, in short a pleasure to do business with.  He’s very good. Would I use his services again?? Yes, I already am ….” A. Jerrard, Dunedin

“With the completion of our purchase of an apartment in Dunedin we are happy to report on the excellent assistance we received from Matt Morton.  From our initial enquiry by email, Matt kept in regular contact and he supplied all the required information promptly and accurately.  Negotiating the purchase of property in a distant city could be problematic but we were able to proceed with confidence. On our inspection visit to Dunedin Matt arranged the necessary access and gave us adequate opportunity to fully assess what we were looking for, and he was courteous and punctual at every stage.  We would have no hesitation in recommending Matt and Colliers International to future clients.  Our experience on this occasion has been most satisfactory." Peter & Kate Averi, Paraparaumu

“While working as a University Investment Broker at Colliers International in Dunedin, Matt Morton acted for us in the purchase of an investment property for student rental. Matt demonstrated excellent communication skills in keeping us informed throughout the negotiation process in what proved to be a complicated transaction involving price adjustments to accommodate remedial work at the dwelling.  Matt was quick to understand matters and liaised effectively between us, our various agents based in Dunedin and the vendor, which was critical to the overall success of the transaction and the satisfaction of all parties concerned. Matt showed himself to be attentive to detail, highly organised and intuitive to our needs.  He responded well when placed under pressure to meet deadlines and maintained a cheerful demeanour throughout.  On this basis, I am happy to recommend Matt to any prospective business, commercial or property investor” R. Sainsbury, Hawkes Bay

“I had dealt with Matt previously when trying to buy an investment property. I was unsuccessful but what stood out to me was Matt's genuine nature. When it came time for me to sell my place a few years later, I chose Matt because he was thorough, professional, knowledgeable and most of all, genuine. He kept me updated throughout the selling process whilst working away behind the scenes to get the house sold. He was easy and pleasurable to deal with and made the whole process stress free. If you're after a genuine broker who will tell you the truth, then Matt is your guy.” Josh Brinkmann, Wānaka

“Matt was the standout professional when we were buying in Dunedin several years ago and on that basis was our first pick when it came time to sell. Building a thorough information pack to help buyers decide quickly was the stand-out feature of how Matt markets a property. His prompt and open communication was greatly appreciated, and we got the result we were after with a minimum of fuss.” Neil Glasson, Christchurch

“We found Matt's accuracy and timeliness very helpful when performing our due diligence on a development opportunity in Dunedin. It’s nice to interact with an experienced and professional salesperson.” Anonymous

“Impressed with the service from Matt Morton and Colliers. Prompt communication at all times was appreciated during the time pressured situation of buying a property. Also appreciate a willingness to undertake the variety of random tasks which are required to ensure a smooth transaction. In summary a professional and efficient service, thank you Matt Morton and Colliers.” Tim Ritchie, Dunedin

“We purchased 156 Dundas Street through Matt in 2020 and sold through Matt in November 2021 due to a change in circumstances. On both occasions Matt provided great advice and in the case of selling , a very suitable offer was achieved within 4 working days from listing. We totally recommend Matt and his team to any and all people looking at property in Dunedin.” Jim & Judy Farquharson, Queenstown

“Matt handled the sale of our boarding house and is very pleasant to work with. He is very knowledgeable and experienced in the area of commercial property sales. We were able to discuss options with him and he was able to provide us with a lot of great advice. This was especially valuable to us as we were novice in the sales of commercial property and there were a lot of things we were unsure of. He had helped us prepare a professionally produced information memorandum with the necessary information for the buyers and banks and arranged for video and photo taking and advertisements. Everything was done to very high standards. Also, he responded very quickly to both our questions and those of potential buyers, very often over the weekends and on personal holidays - I wonder whether he rests at all. He was also very patient as he handled a number of different buyers and banks which were not quite so supportive of commercial loans. Nevertheless, we sold our property in half the time it took on average for such property at a reasonable price.”  Hester C, Dunedin

“Hi Matt,  I just wanted to reach out, I’m a property investor and often enquire about properties here and there. Your communication with the property has been absolutely fantastic with the text and email updates. So many properties I enquire about I never hear anything again. So just wanted to say what a great job you’ve done for your vendors and if I had a property based in your area you would be top of my list to call. Thanks very much. All the best.”  Eve Bornhauser

“We have purchased and sold many properties privately and through our investment company. I have always felt that donating a new car to an agent for selling a house that frankly sold itself was an act I have never been happy with. Our property slowly revealed a slew of fixes that tested our resolve, the loyalty of Matt and the prudence of our purchaser. Matt gave us so much more sound advice, time and effort and walked alongside a succession of nervous purchasers until we found a shared deal. We have never experienced such determined, dogged and principled service from an estate agent. Matt's knowledge of the local market, his stock or ready purchasers and his no-nonsense advice - good and bad things, gave us great confidence. We felt we had burdened Matt and his family such were lengths he went to find a way to a satisfactory deal for all parties, including doing a bit of DIY on a broken door for us - way beyond what was reasonable. I add that we live in the North Island. The sale was in Dunedin and was conducted by cellphone, email and a very clever online means of certifying and sharing key documents in a matter of minutes. Our reservation in giving this testimonial is a fear that Matt will be overrun, and he may not thank us for that.”  Ken Wilson T/A Patrick Property Investments, Wellington

“My husband and I found Matt's communication to be very good. Under a difficult market he persevered with the sale of our properties and bought about a very satisfactory sale for us. He is always a delight to deal with and we would certainly use him again to sell any further commercial property we have.”  Kenneth Foote and Diane Harper Harper, Dunedin


Service Lines

Property Marketing, Residential Investment Sales, Investment Sales, Residential Investment Sales, Residential Projects, Residential Real Estate, Site Sales

Property Type

Multifamily-Apartment, Apartment, Home & Income, House, Land, Lifestyle Bare Land, Lifestyle Dwelling, Lifestyle Property, Lifestyle Section, Office, Showroom, Studio, Townhouse, Unit

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