• Residential
  • Commercial
  • Leasing
  • Advisory
  • Feb 2013 - 21 Club 21 Club
  • NZ - Top Salesperson - Number of Properties Sold - 5th
  • Length of Service - 21 Years
  • Annual NZ - Top Commercial Salesperson - Income Earned
  • Aug 2018 - Multi - Million Dollar Chapter Multi - Million Dollar Chapter
  • Nov 2019 - Captain's Club Captain's Club

About David McHattie

David has been successfully selling Masterton / Wairarapa property for well over 24 years, (he has a wall of awards to prove it!) and still has a twinkle in his eye when doing a deal.

His hometown knowledge and vast experience give him the edge, whether it's finding you just the right place for your family or business, or negotiating the sale of perhaps what is your largest asset, David will give confidence that all is in hand.

In 2008 it was a natural step for David to take the helm at LJ Hooker Masterton, following the retirement of long-serving and well-respected Dean Hayes. Along with wife Ali, his commitment to providing the Wairarapa with exceptional real estate service fuels his day.

With his finger on the pulse in all aspects of the business, David runs a tight ship manned by a crew of professional, experienced, (fun-loving!) salespeople supported admirably by a team of competent, able (funner-loving!) administrators. He oversees the team, but has never lost his love for doing deals, helping others to achieve their real estate dreams in either residential or commercial property.

When not sitting behind his desk or heading from one property to another, you may find David wader-deep in the chill of the Tongariro River, a couple of tasty trout lying on the riverbank behind, or else at home, surrounded by friends and family, with a glass of red in hand.

Should you be wishing to discuss any area of real estate with David, just pick up the phone and call.


  • M.M - October 2020

    “First and foremost I would like to thank David for his hard work, time and dedication working with me on selling the motel. Selling the motel was not an easy decision but his kind nature made it a very memorable and an easy going experience. Davi...”

  • Daphne - October 2019

    “"I was apprehensive about selling my home of 22 years, but David and the rest of the LJ Hooker team were so supportive and totally professional. I was kept in the picture throughout the process, and a satisfactory outcome was achieved very quickly...”

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