Highly respected Buxton Box Hill Director, Jim Chen, is known as a powerful negotiator who possesses an unwavering drive to achieve the highest prices for his clients. He thrives on the excitement of real estate and was proud to be awarded Number One Agent in the City of Whitehorse in 2015. Since 2010, Jim has directed his substantial experience, local knowledge and customer service skills towards assisting hundreds of vendors attain the best possible result, with peace of mind. A consummate professional with strong management skills, he unreservedly commits himself to keeping his clients informed throughout the entire sales process, so that they are well-positioned to make significant decisions. "Having worked in the real estate industry as a sales consultant, sales manager and director, I have learnt that openness, reliability and constantly searching for new opportunities everywhere makes all the difference for my clients," says Jim. Jim's results speak for themselves, winning him widespread admiration in the industry and amongst his clients, who enthusiastically recommend him to their family and friends. Jim is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and loves talking with and listening to people from all walks of life. Prior experience as a restaurant owner and a gift for quickly understanding people, allows him to implement appropriate campaigns that meet the needs of the local and international market. Backed by the resources of the Buxton group and his knowledge from many years living in Melbourne's east, Jim is always ready and available to help his clients. Jim relishes the peaceful lifestyle, parks and quality services that the City of Whitehorse offers. When he's not working, he loves spending time with his son, relaxing with his family and playing basketball.
Leading Director, Dennis Shi, made a flying start into the real estate industry in 2010, selling his first Box Hill property for in excess of $9 million. Ever since, his impeccable reputation as an expert negotiator who works harder and smarter in pursuit of record-breaking results, has cemented his place as the number one agent of choice in the City of Whitehorse. "It's my job to achieve results that will make my clients smile," says Dennis. "I pride myself on being responsive, available and prompt with vendors and buyers alike." Dennis is a fully licensed agent who has gained the respect of clients and colleagues in his rapid rise from sales consultant, to sales manager, and now director. In his quest for the ultimate result, Dennis listens to his client's needs and draws upon the considerable management and business expertise he acquired during his years as a retail shop owner. Dennis was born in China, is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and has been happily settled for many years in Melbourne's eastern suburbs community. His intimate knowledge of the City of Whitehorse and Asian market gives his clients a distinct advantage. Dennis possesses a contagious enthusiasm, matched by his standing as a reliable person who loves interacting with different people. "It is immensely satisfying to advise hundreds of people, from the local area and overseas, who want to sell their family home, buy a home, secure an investment or develop." Dennis has hand-picked an inspirational Buxton Box Hill team who share his fresh energy and passion for delivering outstanding results and client service. Supported by Buxton's 156 years of experience, vast network, cutting-edge technology, analytics and marketing, Dennis and his team are your Whitehorse experts. Away from work, Dennis relaxes by exercising at the gym and fixing cars.
The secret to Sales Manager Eric Zhang's success on behalf of his clients is his broad industry experience, thorough market knowledge and dynamic negotiation skills. Tenacious, hard-working and results-driven, Eric has been a sales manager for 3 years and whole-heartedly dedicates himself to achieving the highest possible price for each valued client. Underpinning this objective is his integrity and commitment to ensuring that every sale is as peaceful as possible. Eric was born in China and after moving to Australia, he achieved a Master of Financial Planning and Risk Management from Deakin University. Before following his heart into real estate, he successfully ran a small business and prior to that he was a company auditor. He draws upon his across-the-board business, management and marketing acumen, to put strategies in place that facilitate smooth, successful campaigns. Now a long-term local in Melbourne's fabulous eastern suburbs, Eric is an outstanding communicator with a deep understanding of the Box Hill market and its appeal to local and Asian buyers. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, his friendly nature and people skills enable him to build a wonderful rapport with a broad range of people, in Australia and overseas. "I am continually analysing market conditions so that I can keep my clients properly informed," says Eric. "I also put tremendous effort into working my large database so that I can match the right buyer to the right property." Many glowing testimonials attest to Eric's professionalism and exceptional client service - a passion he shares with the entire Buxton team. Away from real estate, Eric loves spending time with his wife, young son and their family dog. He also enjoys reading a good book and stays active by rowing and playing soccer.
Rose Chen is a fully licensed agent whose passion for real estate is fuelled by her unstoppable energy, tenacity and client-first approach. It's a powerful combination that has resulted in hundreds of referrals and a multi-million dollar property sales record. Born in China, Rose (Ling Ling) Chen has lived, studied and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, England, Germany and is now currently working in Australia. Rose commenced her real estate career in 2011, acquiring valuable experience in both residential sales and project management. With her strong work ethic and desire to attain exceptional results, Rose quickly earned a standing as a person of the utmost integrity and professionalism. "Ultimately it's about my clients," she says, "It's about giving one hundred per cent and communicating thoroughly, so they have peace of mind." Rose's career in sales and customer service started over a decade ago and spans through the retail, wholesale, building and real estate industries. She attributes her success in business to her strong drive and determination in achieving the best results for her clients, as well as her sound negotiation and communication skills. She has previously owned and managed two cafe restaurants, was a top sales person for 4 years with a worldwide jewellery company and has successfully completed many real estate projects. Rose is a hardworking, diligent person who aims for perfection. She loves the real estate industry and above all else she enjoys the privilege of creating the relationships that she builds with her clients. With her honest and easy-going nature, Rose strives to make every transaction as effortless and stress-free as possible. Apart from work, Rose also enjoys travelling, reading, cooking, jogging, listening to music as well as spending time with her family. Rose Chen is a project specialist and is fluent in Mandarin and English.
Sharing his expert knowledge and experience to help people attain their property ambitions is what Ben Leng does best. A dynamic communicator, Ben is a fully licensed agent, specialising in the valuation of houses with development potential. Since 2011, Ben has led a Melbourne-based property development company specialising in multi-residential projects. "My company has significant experience in residential, retail and commercial projects across Melbourne's eastern and northern suburbs," says Ben. Ben's focus on personalised service and timely advice has led to frequent recommendations. Happy clients describe him as a strong negotiator who is wise in business and fair in all of his dealings. "My clients rely on me for the right information," says Ben. "Knowledge, fairness and respectful communication are the foundations that build trust." Ben was born in Qingdao, China and is fluent in Mandarin and English. After arriving in Australia, he achieved a Master of Business (Accounting) from the University of South Australia. During his time as an international student, Ben worked as an immigration lawyer's assistant, nurturing a broad network of local and international connections that he keeps in regular touch with. A natural entrepreneur, Ben went on to own and successfully run an Australia Post outlet and Tattslotto agency in Camberwell. In his first year of running the business, lottery sales increased by 120%. In the second year he began preparations to enter the real estate industry and in the third year Ben successfully sold the business by himself, within one month. With his business savvy and ethos of respect, it's easy to see why Ben has slotted in so effortlessly to the vibrant Buxton team. Working and residing in Melbourne's east has equipped Ben with a fantastic local knowledge. Away from work, Ben relaxes by spending time with family and friends.
Chris Liu was destined to become a high-achieving sales professional in the City of Whitehorse. He was raised in China, and grew up watching his parents buy and sell property with tremendous success. A number of years ago, Chris found himself spending time helping his friends find houses in Australia. "I enjoyed it so much that I decided to make it my career," Chris says. That was in 2012. Since that time, his sincere approach, local market knowledge and top-notch negotiation skills have endeared him to many people within the local and international community. Chris is a confident, people-person, fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. He is a qualified agent's representative and achieved a Certificate IV in Building and Construction from Deakin University. A possibility thinker, Chris brings vast business and property knowledge to the table; making him exactly the right person to guide his clients, whether they are looking to develop, sell, buy or invest. He previously owned a coffee shop in Melbourne's CBD. Then, after buying his first home, he went on to become a property developer, working on his own projects. "My key practices are planning, efficiency and follow-up," says Chris. "My aim is to see my clients achieve their goals as smoothly as possible." He understands what it is like to move to a new country and start afresh. "I love my work," says Chris. "It's so rewarding to see people realise their aspirations." With his energetic approach, customer care and established connections, he is winning plenty of repeat business. Chris has lived for many years in Melbourne's lovely eastern suburbs. When he's not working he enjoys playing a variety of sports, including basketball, badminton and pool.
With 5 incredibly successful years in the real estate industry under his belt, Sales Consultant Jerry Chang offers his clients a steady approach designed to achieve the maximum outcome. It's a strategy that has built long-term trust and a consistent flow of repeat business. An outstanding communicator, Jerry's clients value his superior negotiation skills, reliability and quick response times. Jerry is fluent in English, Japanese, Mandarin and Cantonese. His Chinese heritage, multi-lingual abilities and years of living in Melbourne's east, give him a distinct edge when it comes to discovering the needs of his local and international clients. "I take a pro-active approach to building long-term relationships," says Jerry. "Integrity is about always being reliable, professional and responsive to people's needs." From his previous careers in engineering sales and department management, Jerry understands how crucial high efficiency and fast reaction times are in the sales process. Jerry energetically works his extensive database to help secure optimal results for his clients. He is a "can-do" person, whether he is giving advice to his vendor, or taking a call from a buyer. "I enjoy helping each and every person, whether they're buying or selling," says Jerry. A true professional, Jerry has found his niche in the Buxton Box Hill team, where his talents complement the Buxton benchmarks of reliability, client service and chasing results. Jerry loves living life to the full in Melbourne's beautiful eastern suburbs. Outside of work, he enjoys playing tennis and is an active member of the Koonung Park Tennis Club. His other interests are reading and challenging himself with the thrill of mountain climbing.
Underpinning Ryan Li's success is his desire to help people from all walks of life realise their dreams. A highly driven sales consultant with considerable industry experience, Ryan attributes his first-rate reputation to sheer hard work, strong negotiation skills and an ability to confidently communicate with his vendors and buyers in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. "I enjoy helping people and above all, delivering on what I promise," says Ryan. Reliable, efficient and cheerful, Ryan previously worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young. He brings this same aptitude for organisation and detail into managing every real estate transaction. "By updating my clients at every stage of the buying and selling process, they can be assured of a fantastic result, with a minimum of stress," says Ryan. Ryan launched his real estate career in 2014, starting as Dennis Shi's Personal Assistant. He flourished under his mentor and went from strength to strength, gaining his agent's representative certificate, valuable sales experience and a track-record as a brilliant negotiator. Ryan's clients benefit from his extensive network of local and international buyers, supported by Buxton's high-tech marketing, analytics and technology tools. Born in China and now happily living as a long-term resident in Melbourne's east, Ryan offers a unique knowledge of both the local market and the Asian market. Hundreds of satisfied clients have called on his professional skills, understanding and expertise to sell and buy their family home, secure a development opportunity or find a suitable investment. When he's not working, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and family, playing basketball and travelling to new destinations.
Since starting his real estate career in 2010, Winston Wei has rapidly earned a name as an energetic salesperson and highly skilled negotiator. He thrives on the lively nature of real estate and continually looks for ways to improve processes and add value to each customer's experience. It's a strategic approach that has helped hundreds of people reach their goals. Born in China, fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and happily calling Melbourne's eastern suburbs home for 10 years now, Winston offers his clients a genuine knowledge of the Box Hill, Asian and Melbourne markets. With his extraordinary communication skills, he has developed long-standing connections within the local and international communities. "I take great delight in finding my clients the right property," says Winston. "Whether I'm helping a family, investor or developer, it's about consistently putting their best interests first. Fantastic results follow on from that." Winston acquired impressive sales, strategy and marketing know-how during his 10-year career in China where he worked as a negotiator, strategic planner and process manager in sales, business management and advertising. Combining these skills with a listening ear, Winston provides his clients with relevant information, support and advice, so that they feel confident to make decisions during this most important time in their lives. A natural optimist and qualified REIV Victorian Agent's Representative, Winston's motto is: "Success is not the key to happiness; happiness is the key to success." It's a motto that is bearing fruit, with numerous clients testifying of his professionalism to their family and friends. In his spare time, Winston delights in being with his 2 children, playing badminton and watching movies.
Logan Wang is an energetic sales professional, equipped with extensive residential property knowledge and a hunger to chase results for his clients. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Logan's outgoing personality, terrific communication skills and determination allow him to build a fantastic rapport with a diverse range of people. After attending an auction with his mentor, Logan was inspired by the teamwork that he witnessed and commenced training as an auctioneer. He will soon add this qualification to his agent's representative qualification. Logan was born in China and now calls Melbourne's leafy east home. Prior to commencing his real estate career, he worked for his builder-developer father for 2 years. This gave him a wonderful insight into the property industry and the entire construction process from start to finish. With his heritage and experience, Logan readily understands and connects with both the Asian and local Whitehorse markets. Client-focussed, Logan is a keen networker who continually delights in going the extra mile for vendors and buyers. "From a young age, I've had a never-give-up mentality," Logan says. "Humans are extremely smart and with enough attention and practice, anything can be achieved." Logan loves the satisfaction that comes from selling a property for well above the vendor's expectations. "I love being part of the Buxton team, as we are focussed on achieving a result that will put a huge grin on our client's face," says Logan. Logan is involved in his local community and recently took part in the ‘World's Greatest Shave' to help raise funds for charity. Away from real estate, Logan enjoys going to the gym and catching up with friends.
Tobias Jiang is a diligent sales professional who understands that real estate is about people and their aspirations. He knows that to gain a successful, peaceful outcome, you must listen and respond to what people need. "When a client places their trust in me, they can expect that I will actively listen, deliver on my word and attend to details quickly," he says. "Being consistent and working hard always pays off." Tobias's clients frequently recommend him as a highly skilled, yet down-to-earth consultant, citing his honesty, optimism and first-rate customer service skills. Tobias was born in China and has called Melbourne home for 10 years. He is fluent in English and Mandarin and delights in face-to-face conversations with all people, no matter what their age, stage or background. He draws upon an impressive local knowledge and database to pair the right property with the right local or overseas buyer. A fast learner who is extremely proactive, Tobias perfected his interpersonal and management skills during previous careers in the retail and hospitality sectors. "I worked in a bottle shop for 2 years, before owning and running my own café at the Goodlife Health Club," says Tobias. "I learnt the importance of client service, listening to people and problem-solving," he says. "The other fantastic aspect was making many connections with local people." Tobias was attracted to the dynamic nature of the real estate industry and the opportunity for a satisfying, long-term career. After achieving a Certificate 1V in Property Services, he joined the energetic Buxton Box Hill team. With the full support of the Buxton group, it's no surprise that Tobias is fast becoming the agent to call if you're buying or selling in the City of Whitehorse. When he's not working, Tobias relaxes by drawing and catching up with friends.
A successful track record as a property developer, business person and investor sets energetic Sales Consultant Calvin Chan apart from the rest. "I want to demystify the process of buying and selling," says Calvin. "My heart is to listen to people, alleviate their concerns and achieve the best possible result for their property." Endorsements from Calvin's local and international clients describe him as a natural salesperson, tough negotiator and positive communicator. Calvin owns two internet cafes in Melbourne's CBD. He previously worked at HSBC bank and as a personal trainer. He says these experiences shaped his business brain and his determination to succeed in the competitive real estate arena. Calvin's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) from The University of Melbourne and Certificates 3 and 4 in Personal Training. While working as a personal trainer, Calvin was introduced to property development projects in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs. He worked tirelessly to build up his knowledge and portfolio, before gaining his agent's representative qualification and commencing his real estate career. Born, raised and schooled in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, Calvin brings a deep local knowledge and easily connects with new people whether in his native English, or in fluent Mandarin or Cantonese. "My passion for real estate began in childhood," says Calvin. "My dad was a mortgage broker and investor, so dinner conversations revolved around property, and weekends were spent at auctions and inspections." He enjoys being a part of the tight-knit Buxton team; valuing the way they spur each other on to achieve outstanding customer outcomes. Calvin sees balance as the key to harmony with others and the environment. He is active in his local church and recently travelled as a volunteer to North Korea. Calvin's favourite recreational pursuits are gym, soccer, badminton, chess, piano, reading and travelling.
Grainy GAO's dynamic background in customer service has helped her to develop the perfect skill set for success in the real estate industry. Highly motivated and methodical in her approach. Grainy GAO adheres to the personal philosophy that when best practice customer service is in place, successful outcomes will naturally follow. She is an enthusiastic and friendly agent with an exceptional track record.
Being results driven with an excellent work ethic Myra's approach to her work is no problem is too difficult. Myra thrives off challenges with her natural problem solving skills and always aims to give her clients nothing less than her best. Myra's skills are a credit to the team, complemented by a Diploma in Communication Studies and the career highlight of winning the 2015 "Rising Star" Property Management Award. Hardworking and eager to please one of Myra's favourite things about her job is having the opportunity to implement and maintain thorough processes to ensure the high level of service is consistent throughout the rental department at all times. Myra says "If you have really good processes and procedures in place then nothing is missed, this takes the worry away from our clients and Property Management team because we know we have everything covered so we can focus on what else we can do to add more value to having us as your managing agents". Extremely knowledgeable and well experienced Myra looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your next property transaction.
Born and bred in Australia with the ability to speak fluently in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Evelyn has excelled in her role assisted by her local and industry knowledge . A true local, Evelyn has seen the property market grow, she's seen where she once lived grow from a quiet, small populated suburb into a mini city. A real passion for real estate Evelyn keeps tabs on the market trends to ensure she stays relevant and up to date in the industry. Evelyn's attitude towards her work is "Actions speak louder than words", she firmly believes in delivering exceptional service to her clients and ensuring that her clients expectations are met. Being a previous Senior Property Manager, Evelyn is an asset to the team, she knows what it takes to manage your property efficiently and all efforts are made to keep it in the best condition. Outside of work Evelyn likes to be creative, she enjoys designing custom made garments, doing photo shoots, writing blogs, and spending time with family and friends.
With 5 years' experience as a marketing manager for development companies, Lynda Gao has successfully organised and managed hundreds of marketing campaigns for her clients. A natural extrovert and hard worker with an eye for detail, Linda attributes this success to thorough preparation, time management and building a positive rapport with people. Lynda was born in China and now calls Melbourne's eastern suburbs home. "My father works in the construction industry overseas and I share his passion for buildings, designs and project management process," says Lynda. "But the most satisfying thing about my job is developing good relationships with my clients and colleagues." Lynda achieved a Master of International Business from Central Queensland University and is a certified agent's representative. Her remarkable inter-personal skills allow her to converse fluently with her clients in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. After a few years in education, Lynda made the switch to the development industry where she thrived on the fast pace and challenge. She has independently run mid-sized projects and held roles as an administrator and marketing manager. With this strong foundation behind her, Lynda is the perfect person to help her clients achieve their objectives. Feedback from her clients confirms that Lynda is fantastic at her job. The multi-cultural Buxton team is a great fit for Lynda; she appreciates the camaraderie and support that she finds there. In her spare time Lynda enjoys swimming and is very involved in her community, teaching Chinese in schools in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.