Gower leads and supports a team of 55+ salespeople and support staff across four offices located in Ponsonby, Grey Lynn, Mt Albert, and Birkenhead.
Gower started his working life as a Real Estate Salesperson in Christchurch. In 2010 he moved to Auckland to work with the Ray White Ponsonby team. Having enjoyed achieving successes for buyers and sellers during his time as a salesperson, it is being a part of each salesperson's individual successes that fires Gower up. However, he never forgets the reason why he’s in business - to achieve the best possible price in the shortest possible time frame for every vendor.
In the last three years, the company has been recognised as one of Ray White International's top five businesses.
These awards have coincided with the team's salespeople having unparalleled growth inside their own personal businesses due to the structures and processes implemented from business planning with Gower.
Passionate about giving back to the community, Gower has lead the Ray White Damerell Group sponsorship of Westmere and Bayfield schools joint event the biannual “Spring Ball”. Environmentally the team keep a portion of Meola creek clean and planted with native trees, as well as undertaking a yearly clean up of Cox’s Bay. Gower has also called auctions for Western Springs College and the New Zealand Contemporary Dance Company- raising thousands of dollars to help these groups achieve their goals too.
Total disclosure, legal rigour, and high ethical standards are all values that Gower and Ray White Damerell Group hold onto very tightly.
Having completed a law degree and received his Agents licence, Gower is very clear on the legal and ethical requirements involved in Real Estate work.
Awarded the Chairman Elite Business Leader 2018-2019
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We have been doing business with the Ray White Ponsonby office for close to 20 years and I have been a part of the business relationship for over 8 years now. Simon and more recently Gower have built a very strong culture within their business which is focused on driving results for their customers. Their team of real estate salespeople exhibit a high level of professionalism, strong market knowledge and consistently produce the best possible results for their clients, regardless of market conditions.Vikas Verma- Head of Real Estate & Employment, NZME
Ray White Damerell Group are recognised within the Ray White Group as one of the leading businesses internationally and this not only reflects the leadership of Simon Damerell and Gower Buchanan, but also the support of their team and their ambition to achieve the very best outcome for their clients.Carey Smith- Ray White New Zealand Chief Executive
I am delighted with result you and your team achieved with the sale of my property. After my initial reluctance to market and sell my property via the Auction process I am truly thrilled with the result you achieved for me. I believe your dedication and commitment to my property contributed to an entirely successful and satisfactory conclusion. The marketing and Auction process you provided did my property the justice it deserved. It was conducted in a professional, efficient, and structured manner. I was kept informed throughout the process which allowed me to make an informed decision on the day. That decision was an easy one as the price surpassed my expectations. I am quite certain I would not have achieved the very pleasing result I did with any other form of marketing method. I have enjoyed the process and would be thrilled to recommend you and the auction process to anyone wanting to achieve the very best result for their property.John Pitman