Philip Claassen

Licensed Salesperson
Mobile: 0212553464

CENTURY 21 First Choice Realty
Level 7, 32 - 34 Kent Terrace Wellington Central Wellington City 6011 New Zealand

Philip Claassen - Wellington Real Estate

With nearly 20 years experience in Sales & Marketing, Philip has a keen eye for detail and great organisational skills. He makes sure that nothing is overlooked during the sales process of your home.

Years of experience in working with people means that he knows all about the importance of remembering the smaller details and knowing that great communication is the key to any project to ensure a successful and stress-free outcome for all.

During his spare time, Philip loves to write - always handy when marketing a property! He worked professionally as scriptwriter for a number of years in South Africa, where he wrote 38 episodes for the television series 'Egoli: Place of Gold'. He's short film 'Degree of Separation' was official selection for 17 international film festivals during 2016/7, including the prestigious Beverly Hills Film Festival, and has won two BEST FILM awards (in Toronto, Canada, and Hollywood, USA), as well as GOLD AWARD at the California Film Awards, and Best Cinematography Award. His travel guide 'New Zealand: Your essential guide to the South Island' is due for publication mid 2017. Philip has extensive knowledge of New Zealand towns and cities and knows how to promote a good thing!

Bubbly, energetic and naturally friendly, Philip is down to earth and provides real estate in plain English!


National Higher Diploma in Performing Arts, Pretoria, South Africa
National Certificate in Real Estate, New Zealand

Beautifying Homedale Village & Workshops

Philip has taken it upon himself to beautify part of the original Homedale Village near Coast Road, Wainuiomata, painting the Wonderland Records premises and adding community blackboards and Tourist Information in an effort to revitalise the village and attract tourists.

Philip also provides Social Skills Development Workshops to schools across New Zealand to assist students in gaining confidence and to improve communication skills.


English - Excellent
Afrikaans - Excellent

Flemish - Good
Dutch - Good
German - Good


"Thank you very much for everything you did in selling my property. It was a very pleasant and easy process. I also want to let you know that I did appreciate your professionalism and friendliness throughout the whole process." - Nigel Ross

"Thanks for your professionalism and respect of the tenant during the sale process." - Guy McEwen, Quinovic

"Excellent communication skills." - Sfax Metera

"Seemless process. Great communication!" - Brendon & Alison Stone