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Rob Strickland
Rob StricklandSales Director

Specialising in family homes in the Bayside area, Rob Strickland is an accomplished and experienced sales director, auctioneer and all-round real estate expert.

Whilst highly skilled across all facets of property sales, one of Rob's greatest assets is his poise when faced with difficult or complex situations - a quality that stands him in good stead when it comes to negotiating firmly on his clients' behalf.

"While I am driven to achieve the best possible result for my client, at the same time I am able to see everyone's perspective and act accordingly. I have experienced buying and selling property from both sides," he says. "I have a great appreciation of the processes involved and draw on this insight to ensure a smooth and positive campaign with a favourable outcome."

Rob's clients value his empathy and trustworthiness, but he receives particular acclaim for his strategic approach to the sales and marketing of their properties. With his deep and unique understanding of the psychology of real estate, Rob is attuned to the market and able to accurately forecast buyer behaviour. This innate ability to assess the level of buyer commitment to a property is a key factor in achieving exceptional sales results.

Once a professional Baseballer in the US, Rob has always enjoyed competition and winning. He believes life is a journey and no matter how much you plan there are always surprises - the game changers. His journey led him to real estate sales in his favourite city in the world, where will your journey lead you? With Rob on your team you will experience a personal approach tailored to achieve your desired property goals.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0437-076-069
E-mail: rstrickland@buxton.com.au
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Zoe Hooper
Zoe HooperSales Consultant

Local knowledge, professional expertise and an exuberant love of the Brighton area underpin Zoe's dynamic approach to real estate sales and marketing. Client focused and driven to achieve outstanding results for her vendors she is an excellent communicator with extensive experience in coordinating sales campaigns tailor made for individual properties.

A university qualified educator she is patient, understanding and skilled at guiding clients through each step involved in the successful sale of their home or investment property. She is a specialist in target marketing with a thorough understanding of buyer profiles in the Brighton area.

A well travelled, self professed 'people person' Zoe was born, raised and educated in Brighton. She firmly believes Bayside is the jewel in Melbourne's crown and lives locally with her young family. Warm, friendly and energetic Zoe loves to dine out in Church, Bay & Martin Streets and spend time at the beach keeping fit.

Zoe aligned herself with the Buxton brand because the company's values and highly regarded sales team reflect her own meticulous standards. Working closely with Directors Stefan Whiting and Andrew Campbell she utilises her local network and intuition to perfectly match buyers to our vendors homes. She is an asset to buyers & sellers alike, and to the respected team at Buxton Brighton.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0410-427-119
E-mail: zhooper@buxton.com.au
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Sonja Sendin
Sonja SendinExecutive Assistant

A genuine people person Sonja relishes the opportunity to expertly guide clients through the 'behind the scenes' elements of their personalised sales and marketing campaigns. She prides herself on being efficient, organised and professional but at the same time she is a great listener whom understands the emotions that may come with selling your biggest asset.

Sonja is client focused with an eye for detail and a passion for homes & interior design, she can advise on a wide range of areas including styling, presentation & maintenance. As a qualified Agents' Representative, who has worked in property management, sales & reception at exclusive firms, she has a rare insight in to what it takes to bring a property to market.

A Brighton resident with a grown up family she takes a keen interest in photography, fashion & styling and also likes to keep fit whilst enjoying the beach & water sports. Sonja is in integral part of the Buxton family and savours the opportunity to work alongside two of Bayside's top performing agents.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0406-811-040
E-mail: ssendin@buxton.com.au
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Charlene Zhang
Charlene ZhangExecutive Sales Assistant

Charlene delivers an impressive blend of intellect, drive and warmth backed by an extensive knowledge of Chinese culture, business and language. Hand picked by Buxton Brighton's high performing Senior Executives for her exemplary customer service and intuitive nature she has quickly established herself as one of the offices leading international client specialists.

Born in Shanghai to professional parents, Charlene gained her Bachelor of English before travelling to Australia to complete a Masters in Business & Hospitality. Choosing to study at a University with very few fellow Chinese students she was determined to immerse herself in Australian culture and perfect her language skills.

Hard working and ambitious Charlene gained experience in retail sales, HR and business administration before joining Crown Melbourne's VIP Services Team. Excellent communication skills, problem solving abilities and fluency in Mandarin & English saw her advance to the role of Management Executive leading a team of specialised staff in the exclusive Mahogany Room.

Well equipped to deal with the fast paced nature of Real Estate Sales, Charlene is a perfectionist with a thirst for knowledge, keen eye for detail and friendly, engaging manner. A multilingual expert with a love of socialising, movies and art, she is perfectly positioned to liaise with international buyers and sellers ensuring maximum results are achieved for your Bayside property.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0430-833-737
E-mail: charlene@buxton.com.au
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Angie Swindon
Angie SwindonSales Consultant

A long-held passion and a true desire to help people reach their goals has seen Angie Swindon join the highly-regarded sales team at Buxton Brighton.

A seasoned marketing & sales professional, Angie brings a wealth of knowledge garnered during her years of involvement in the family retail & online business. Having also bought, renovated & sold property, Angie fully empathises with her clients at all stages of the buying & selling processes. Approachable and down to earth, Angie is eager to impart knowledge gained from her personal experience to ensure a smooth & stress-free transaction and also to assist home-owners realise the maximum potential in their properties.

Having spent many years in and around Brighton, Angie is familiar with the local real estate market and appreciates the joys of living in this part of the world. Outside of work, Angie enjoys making the most of her beachside lifestyle and spending time with her family.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0425-736-737
E-mail: angies@buxton.com.au
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Michelle Murray
Michelle MurrayDepartment Manager

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0450-921-937
E-mail: mmurray@buxton.com.au
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Debra Kampf
Debra KampfSenior Property Manager

Personable and professional, Debra is a highly skilled property manager with over 16 years experience in Residential Leasing & Tenancy specialising in high-end markets including South Yarra, Albert Park & Brighton. She believes communication and organisation are the keys to client satisfaction with a proven track record testament to her strong referral business.

An excellent manager with a talent for devising systems and strategies to ensure every stage of the leasing process, including copywriting, advertising, screening tenants, processing applications, routine inspections, lease renewals and monthly administration, are seamless for both landlords and tenants alike.

Having lived in Bayside all her life and travelling extensively abroad, Debra enjoys the dynamic world of property, thriving on the fact that no two days are ever the same. She also loves dealing with people and derives enormous satisfaction from matching tenants to the right property, resulting in long-term tenancies and happy landlords.

Debra's family have built many successful residential developments in the area giving her first hand knowledge of Brighton's thriving property market. Joining Buxton's leading Property Management team enables Debra to combine her local expertise with her passion for people, business and real estate.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0415-056-929
E-mail: dkampf@buxton.com.au
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Zarah Baker
Zarah BakerSenior Property Manager

Zarah's warm and engaging nature instantly puts clients at ease whilst her professionalism and industry knowledge ensure your most important asset is expertly managed. A friendly ‘people person' with excellent interpersonal and communication skills Zarah is well qualified with years of experience in the exclusive Bayside rental market.

A university qualified Secondary School Teacher, who ran her own Furniture Removals business she has unique insight into managing a busy property portfolio. Her number one focus is excellent client service whilst maximising returns for her landlords with an in depth understanding of what it takes to protect your investment.

Zarah believes finding the perfect tenant for your property is the key! She enjoys meeting prospective tenants at rental opens and has an uncanny ability to easily identify the most suitable candidate for each of the properties she represents. Her priority is to keep landlords informed, liaise with tenants & contractors, conduct regular inspections and do everything necessary to give her clients peace of mind.

Growing up in northern New South Wales Zarah was attracted to Brighton and has made Bayside her home with the beach one of her favourite places to swim and keep fit. Focused on being the ‘best she can be' Zarah is driven to succeed and holds the renowned Buxton brand, culture and reputation in high esteem.

For all your property management needs please email or call Zarah at Buxton Brighton on 0450 923 920.

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0450-923-920
E-mail: zbaker@buxton.com.au
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Lucy Smith
Lucy SmithProperty Manager

An experienced and enthusiastic Property Manager with specialised knowledge Lucy is client focused, quick thinking and professional. Passionate about the Bayside area and the high calibre properties she represents Lucy thrives on matching carefully screened tenants to her landlords sought after homes, apartments and investment properties.

Developing a broad skill set in Event Management and working at leading Agencies in both her hometown of Tasmania and Melbourne she is detail orientated with a systematic and intuitive approach. Understanding the needs and concerns of her landlords allows Lucy to select a tenant that will treat their rental property as if it were their own home. `

Sports mad and soon to be married Lucy is from a large family and knows the importance of great communication and a sense of humour, especially when dealing with a stressful situation. Keeping fit, exploring the local area and regular industry training ensure she is always focused on putting her clients first and making them count.

For all your property management needs please email or call Lucy at Buxton Brighton on 0450 923 380

Office: 9592-8000
Mobile: 0450-923-380
E-mail: lsmith@buxton.com.au
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