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Matthew Stevens
Matthew StevensSales Consultant

Matthew began his Real Estate Career in 1988 and in that time, has assisted many clients to reach their goals & dreams in both residential and lifestyle properties. He not only achieves the results they are looking for, but gives them the best real estate experience he can as an agent.

Matthew comes to Buxton with a wealth of experience and knowledge of lifestyle and residential sales. He is also an Auctioneer with many years of experience. Matthew loves being involved in a high-quality Auction campaign culminating in a great result, and is always quick to volunteer his time to be involved in charity Auctions.

Matthew has a true love for our local community, and over the years has enjoyed a big community involvement. Matthew is a life member of Ballarat Eureka Apex Club, which has enabled him to sit on the committee of our much-loved local charity The Soup Bus. Matthew has, and continues to be involved in a vast range of community projects.

With Matthews friendly and approachable manner, he loves building relationships with his clients and is not afraid to help his clients ask the question, "What if?". To sell a property in a timely manner is great, but to push the market to a fantastic result, that's what gives him the most satisfaction. If you are seeking an agent that can listen to your needs, help solve your problems and provide you with options, then Matthew is your agent.

Please feel free to contact Matthew to discuss your hopes, desires and options, and he in turn will commit to maximising an outcome for you.

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0418-501-323
E-mail: mstevens@buxton.com.au
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Leearnee Jones
Leearnee JonesSales Consultant

With a passion towards helping people achieve their property aspirations, Leearnee brings a wealth of experience to Buxton.

Leearnee is a Ballarat local with well over a decade of sales experience and long standing relationships with clients. When working with Leearnee you can rest at ease in the knowledge you will receive exceptional professionalism combined with a genuine warmth and understanding.

"I pride myself on my commitment, integrity and honesty when working with people. Achieving excellent results, while keeping Real Estate Easy".

Away from the office Leearnee enjoys quality time with her family and friends. Most weekends you can expect to find her at a local Soccer ground, with her partner Francis, cheering on their much loved sons.

"I love meeting new people in the Ballarat Community and being a part of all Ballarat has to offer".

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0473-666-100
E-mail: ljones@buxton.com.au
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Tim Veal
Tim VealSales Consultant

Tim comes to Buxton after a long career with a global food processing giant. His educational achievements include a degree in Applied Science and a Graduate Diploma of Business - Professional Management. Tim has especially enjoyed working with a wide range of people from all levels of responsibility, from owners and employees alike. His relaxed manner allows him to work seamlessly between a wide variety of people. In recent years he has enjoyed the challenge of building a career in real estate and has quickly achieved the sale of million dollar homes, as well as establishing repeat business from clients who have benefited from his dependable and reliable approach. He has listed commercial properties and residential homes, as well as managed successful auction campaigns and the sale of new build homes. Vendors have said of Tim, "you were nothing but superb in terms of following up...you went beyond the call of duty...hence would be only too happy to recommend you." Paul - Mair St, Ballarat Central. Having experienced firsthand the purchase and sale of investment property and family homes Tim understands and empathises with vendors and purchasers alike. He takes pride in negotiating the best result for the vendor and treats the purchaser as the owner's customer of choice. Tim has lived most of his life in Ballarat and knows the local property market. Furthermore, his experience living interstate and abroad has built his ability to work with a broad range of people and gain more complete insights into property markets and economic trends. At home Tim enjoys family life with his wife Andrea and two teenage children. He loves to snow ski in the winter and enjoys walking and weight training. He also has a keen interest in a wide variety of cars.

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0419-561-915
E-mail: tveal@buxton.com.au
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Jodie Burley
Jodie BurleySales Administrator

Jodie joins Buxton Real Estate after more than a decade working in real estate covering personal assistant duties, book keeping & account enquiries, budgeting, HR, sales & property management administration, reception & trust accounting. She works to ensure a smooth transition through the sale process and looks after ongoing after-sales service.

Jodie knows the entire real estate industry inside out and can guide clients comfortably through every step. She stays attentive to client needs throughout her many responsibilities and is extremely quick to recognise the unique requirements of every sale and every client, ensuring that vendors feel confident throughout the entire sale process. She enjoys giving her clients and work colleagues the best service she can provide.

Jodie is married to Peter Burley, and they have two small children, but she has always stayed working due to her love of the real estate industry and her passion for client service.

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0400-862-295
E-mail: jburley@buxton.com.au
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Jess Benn
Jess BennPA to Jarrod Cloke

Jess Benn is excited by the challenge that each new day in Property Management presents. Her knowledgeable and focused attitude means that nothing is too much trouble and anything is possible. Career progression from her background in reception and senior accounting administration, along with working as a Property Manager in the past has given Jess a complete grounding in all the elements of Property Management. Jess has a keen eye for detail, and provides outstanding administrative support to Buxton Ballarat's Property Managers.

Jess is highly personable and engaging with pure professionalism comes naturally.

When Jess is not in the office, you can find her spending time with her husband and their two children, keeping active and enjoying time with friends.

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0428-064-739
E-mail: jbenn@buxton.com.au
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Jessica Bibby
Jessica BibbyProperty Manager

With over 7 years' industry experience Jess has completed a full Real Estate Traineeship in both Property Management and Administration. Jess's conscientious and dedicated approach to managing her growing portfolio, whilst upholding the highest level of service is recognised by all her clients. She is committed to ensuring that all her landlords are achieving the highest possible rental yields whilst maintaining good relationships between both landlords and tenants. Jess herself already owns her own investment property and has a wealth of industry experience having built 2 homes personally over the last couple of years. Her bright, bubbly and helpful personality ensure exceptional client service and attributes her success to developing strong ongoing personal connections with every client she comes into contact with. In her career to date, her knowledge of the Real Estate industry and current legislation surpasses many others in the industry. Jess's proactive approach, professionalism and strong work ethic along with excellent communication skills and attention to detail are highly respected.

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: jbibby@buxton.com.au
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Amy Nunn
Amy NunnProperty Management

Starting her real estate career 10 years ago, Amy Nunn brings a depth of experience to Buxton Ballarat having worked all aspects of a Property Management Department. Amy understands the fundamentals in managing a successful rent roll; she believes the most important thing in property management is not just properties, but people. With a warm and friendly demeanour Amy prides herself on excellent communication skills and a thorough knowledge of the industry. Highly organised and solution driven, Amy enjoys achieving the best outcomes for her clients and thrives on seeking the answers to any problems that present themselves in her role as our Department Manager. A homeowner and an investor herself, Amy appreciates first-hand the level of care and trust that a landlord needs and expects. Away from work Amy is a devoted wife and mum.

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: anunn@buxton.com.au
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Heather Tweddle
Heather TweddleProperty Manager

Heather joined the real estate industry in early 2016, and has quickly advanced to learn all facets of the real estate industry, including roles in the Sales Department, Rental Department, along with the front line of Reception/Administration departments. Heather has excelled in all of these roles and was met with further responsibility as she continued from strength to strength. Heather continues to develop a solid understanding of the real estate industry, which makes her a very versatile and a key employee at Buxton Ballarat.

Buxton Ballarat's Rental Department is where Heather's passion for the industry thrives and will continue to do so as a Property Manager. Heather boasts a keen eye for detail, proactive attitude and pure enjoyment for helping others, making her a perfect Property Manager for your investment.

Away from the busy real estate world, Heather spends the majority of her time outdoors, she thoroughly enjoys playing netball for the Lexton Football Netball Club, always thriving for perfection on and off the court, Heather has been recognised with various club Best & Fairest Awards, along with obtaining votes in the Maryborough Castlemaine FNC League vote counts. Being a country girl, Heather enjoys generally keeping busy with her partner Michael on their rural property in Haddon, fishing, camping, as well as spending time with her horses and dogs.

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: htweddle@buxton.com.au
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Xavier Hamilton
Xavier HamiltonProperty Management

Xavier joins the team at Buxton after spending 6 years in the mining industry. Xavier was born in Stawell and moved to Ballarat in 2003 and has enjoyed his time living in the city since. He attended school locally and completed his VCE studies in 2010 at Ballarat High School where he found his love for team sports, including playing basketball and football. Xavier is thriving in his career in Property Management and thoroughly enjoys the real estate industry. Xavier's friendly nature and easy going personality allows him to make the connection between Landlord, Tenant and Agent very comfortable, ensuring long lasting relationships.

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: xhamilton@buxton.com.au
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Renae Heath
Renae HeathProperty Manager

Renae joins the Buxton team with years of experience in property management, and has instantly become a key asset for the business. After graduating high school Renae began her studies in Primary School teaching. With a genuine thirst to become a part of the real estate industry, Renae deferred her studies to begin her career in Property Management. Beginning as an Assistant Property Manager, Renae very quickly learnt the ropes and now confidently manages her own large portfolio with exceeding competence.

Renae has outstanding industry knowledge, with communication always a high priority. Renae thoroughly enjoys working closely with her team, tenants and landlords. Outside of Real Estate Renae has recently built and sold her own home. Along with her partner, Renae is renovating her current home, and hopes to eventually lease this out and become a landlord herself. From here she would love to continue building her portfolio in an industry she loves.

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0437-676-101
E-mail: rheath@buxton.com.au
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Julie Frans
Julie FransProperty Manager

Julie started her Real Estate career in 2013 and enjoys every aspect of property management. She believes in hard work and is passionate about listing & managing property. Previously Julie worked in interior design and has lots of renovation experience as well as one of her homes being advertised on Australia's Best County Homes television show. She prides herself on her attention to detail and knowing how to get a job done in an efficient & timely manner. Julie is bright and bubbly and no job is to hard, her pleasant personality and kindness are wonderful attributes. Julie has a large family and enjoys spending good quality time with them and has a love of painting and dabbling in arts and craft. Julie's knowledge of the Real Estate industry and current legislation surpasses many others in the industry. She has strong connections in the Ballarat & surrounding areas and is a very valuable employee to the Buxton Ballarat Team.

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0437-831-263
E-mail: jfrans@buxton.com.au
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Caitlin Harrison
Caitlin HarrisonProperty Manager

Growing up in Ballarat, Caitlin attended Ballarat Grammar School before working in hospitality which has gained her a passion for exceptional customer service. Having worked within the real estate industry since 2013, Caitlin boasts not only extensive experience but exceptional organisational skills and a warming personality. These qualities play an integral part in her role as a Property Manager for Buxton Ballarat. Caitlin was privileged to have gained further experience with the advantage of assisting in a family run business prior to real estate which is where she gained her people skills, on top of her brilliant communication abilities, whilst enjoying the challenge of continually expanding her knowledge and qualifications. Caitlin's attention to detail and hardworking attitude are both second to none, and are a great credit, making Caitlin a wonderful addition to the Buxton Ballarat team.

Caitlin loves a challenge, which is evident through both her and her partner commencing two builds this past year. This reconfirms her passion and commitment within property investmen

Office: 5331-4544
Mobile: 0419-626-426
E-mail: charrison@buxton.com.au
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Jo Halsall
Jo HalsallOffice Manager

Renae joins the Buxton team with years of experience in property management, and has instantly become a key asset for the business. After graduating high school Renae began her studies in Primary School teaching. With a genuine thirst to become a part of the real estate industry, Renae deferred her studies to begin her career in Property Management. Beginning as an Assistant Property Manager, Renae very quickly learnt the ropes and now confidently manages her own large portfolio with exceeding competence.

Renae has outstanding industry knowledge, with communication always a high priority. Renae thoroughly enjoys working closely with her team, tenants and landlords. Outside of Real Estate Renae has recently built and sold her own home. Along with her partner, Renae is renovating her current home, and hopes to eventually lease this out and become a landlord herself. From here she would love to continue building her portfolio in an industry she loves.

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: jhalsall@buxton.com.au
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Samantha Prince
Samantha PrinceAdministration

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: sprince@buxton.com.au
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Bianca Stokell
Bianca StokellMarketing Co-Ordinator

Amy McDonald
Amy McDonaldSales Administration

Amy starts her career in Real Estate with Buxton Ballarat as a trainee doing a certificate III in Business Administration. Amy completed year 12 in 2015 and went onto study paramedics for the first part of 2016 to later defer for a year to pursue her Real Estate passion. Amy has achieved many accolades throughout her life and has shown to be a very competitive person as part of the Redan Football & Netball Club for numerous years. Amy has represented Victoria in the Country National Football League in the under 18's in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016. She has also been the Ballarat's Youth Girls League Best & Fairest for 2013, 2014 & 2015. Being a well-rounded sports enthusiast she has also played for the Redan Netball club being premiers in the under 19's category in 2014, 2015 & 2016. Amy has also worked with the McDonald's franchise since she was 15 years old and became a manager at the age of 17 and recently a department manager at 18, which is quite an achievement. With her managerial skills and ability to resolve certain situations in a polite and friendly manner Amy is mature beyond her years. Amy brings enthusiasm, commitment, and a strong work ethic to Buxton Ballarat and is extremely courteous and friendly to everyone she meets. She is looking forward to this new and exciting chapter of her career and hopes to invest in property in the coming 12 months.

Office: 5331-4544
E-mail: amcdonald@buxton.com.au
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Fhil Vella
Fhil VellaReception