Steven de Ruiter

Owner / Licensee

A little about me

As Co-owner and REAL’s Licensee, Steve makes his mark by regularly challenging the team to deliver the best real estate experience. With the likes of Tony Robins in his ear and inspirational industry professionals on his speed-dial; Steve is somebody who is constantly seeking advancement. He in turn is generous to our community and inspires our business and personal goals too.

After ditching the Dutch and moving to New Zealand in 1986 with his wife Brenda, Steve is a proud to call himself a Kiwi and relishes in all that our amazing outdoors have to offer. So, if he’s not in the office then it’s highly likely the boat and fishing rods have gone missing.

Self-employed since he was 17, Steve has worked hard to develop a broad commercial knowledge and has been incredibly successful in building and operating businesses. A promotional marketer, property investor, restaurateur, café proprietor, baker and even commercial cleaner are some of his past trades.

Needless to say, Steve has found real estate to be the most fulfilling business to date.  His passion is not the homes he sells, but the people he meets, the friends he makes, and the relationships he builds along the way.

To complete the picture, he’s a family man through and through. His wife, son, daughter and best friend/grandson are his nearest and dearest.


027 283 2377


+64 9 407 1560


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92 Kerikeri Rd,