David Lopdell

Property Manager

David began his property management career in Auckland with one of Ray White's top offices in New Zealand. In 2014 he relocated with his partner to South Canterbury and subsequently took on a sole charge Property Manager role at Ray White Timaru before moving to join the team at The Locals in 2016. 

Before undertaking a career in property management, David studied a Bachelor of Business Studies at Massey University, with a major in Property Valuation and Management and a Finance minor - evidence of his strong interest in and commitment to the field of real estate. In an unregulated industry, in which property managers are often unqualified, this qualification along with experience and Ray White's industry-leading training can assure you that your asset(s) are managed by a professional that exercises due care and diligence. David strives to ensure that we are not just another 'expense' for our clients, but rather an investment - maximising their return on investment, while (importantly) also making sure that their risks are minimised.

David can help you whether you are a new investor in residential property, a seasoned investor or an accidental landlord. If you are looking into property management, are dissatisfied with your current property manager or just want some advice - get in touch and see how the excellent service provided by David and the team at The Locals can help you reach your property goals.


  • 2017 - 2017/2018 Executive