The Selwyn Experts

Our company

The decision to buy or sell a property is one of the most important financial decisions most people make, yet many give little thought to finding the real estate agent best suited to their needs.

Choosing the right agent will save you time, effort and aggravation in finding the perfect property at a price you can afford or selling your property quickly for top dollar, owning property is very important and when you deal with someone who is going to help you buy or sell a piece of property, you’d better find someone that knows what they are doing.

Keep in mind that we don’t suggest you pick the cheapest or the dearest… we suggest you pick the best person for the job!

Proven track record

Matson & Allan have been helping people like you buy & sell real estate in the Selwyn District for over 40years. Results & history speak for themselves. Believe it or not the biggest brands or loudest print ads may not equate to the best agent. Real Estate agents are not equal – each is unique.

Locally focussed

We pride ourselves in being local rural & residential specialists in the Selwyn District who work exclusively for you, have a strong local area knowledge and an excellent reputation which has only been earned over time. We are committed to listening to your needs, act with honesty in your best interest at all times and process good negotiation skills to achieve all of your property aspirations.


Pricing is an art. We like to price right. The highest suggested list price is not necessarily the best. The best time for an offer is within the first 30 days on the market.

No delays

Being local we usually have immediate access to prospective purchasers who visit our offices when wanting to purchase in the Selwyn District.


We use aggressive marketing techniques to sell your property. These include direct mailings, newspaper advertisements, realtor & property press, open homes, window displays, internet online listings and networking with other agents within our company. Real Estate is a people business. We have offices in three high profile locations in the Selwyn District – Rolleston, Leeston & Darfield. These techniques are designed to get maximum exposure for your property and find a buyer for you.


We have very competitive commission rates. Because we are a non franchised business, we own all of our branches, so can offer you significant savings with our fees.


Representing property owners & efficiently marketing their properties is the cornerstone of our business. Our goal is to get you the best possible price, in the shortest time, and that the actual cost of selling is minimised in every way. Our skill representing urban & rural properties is unsurpassed. Please take a minute and let us know about the property you want to sell.

Request Market Appraisal

Want to know what your property is worth? We offer a complimentary, no-obligation market appraisal on properties. Simply fill out your details and we will contact you to arrange a time to inspect your property and carry out your appraisal.