Having won the 2011 REIV Senior Auctioneers Competition, Matthew is in the best possible position to successfully conduct your next Auction or sale. "It's a great achievement, being voted the runner-up in 2010, its gratification for the effort and attention that I place towards my professional development within the Real Estate industry to win this year".
In what is a constantly changing property market, you can no longer simply hope nor rely on luck alone to deliver a result above expectations. "You need an agent that knows how to go out and get it for you!" With over a decade of experience in the Real Estate industry, there isn't a situation that Matthew doesn't feel confident confronting and successfully delivering the results you desire.
As the Director of Buxton St Kilda, Matthew personally enjoys being able to remain hands on in the process of selling property for his growing client base. "One of my strongest advantages is that from when we initially meet going through the selection process of agents that my commitment to you never wavers. Buyer feedback, running open for inspections and conducting your Auction, I am personally involved at every step".
Always looking to constantly improve, Matthew understands that it's not just the local market that is ever changing but the industry he operates in. "I'm constantly reading books, attending seminars and linking with like minded agents operating in Melbourne and throughout the world to ensure I am constantly pushing the envelope as to ways I can improve personally and therefore your overall experience".
"I love the Real Estate industry and importantly the team of individuals that operate around me. Together we are able to offer a unique experience wether you are renting, leasing your investment property, buying your first home or adding to your investment portfolio or selling".
The Buxton team would be excited and ready to take your call today.
Arthur's career success in real estate is distinguished by his ability to consistently produce exceptional results across a range of property types in all sorts of market conditions. His track record regarding the apartment sector and in relation to some of Melbourne's best project marketing developments is absolutely second to none.
A straightforward style that keeps all parties clearly in the picture and up to date throughout any sales campaign ensures vendors and potential buyers alike enjoy absolute confidence in Arthur and in his capacity to deliver exactly the outcome they were expecting - or better.
Skilled at conducting lively, effective auctions and adept at concluding negotiations to his clients' very best advantage, Arthur possesses all the attributes that are essential to meet the demands of today's fast paced property environment.
As a director of Buxton St Kilda, Arthur takes personal pride in, and contributes enormous individual energy to, providing each and every client with a rewarding real estate experience.
Perhaps, even more importantly, he enjoys what he does. The genuine satisfaction Arthur gains from pulling all the elements of a real estate transaction together to produce an outstanding conclusion plays a huge part in his success. As a direct consequence, he enjoys significant levels of repeat and referral business.
Arthur's clients come back - there can be no higher recommendation.
Rohan's career commitment to real estate has seen him compile an impressive track record of success selling inner city property and satisfying the priorities of a demanding clientele comprised of both investors and owner occupiers.
Skilled at sourcing buyers and completing sales that exceed vendors' expectations, Rohan's progressive approach represents the future of the property profession.
Being involved in large residential developments early in his career has honed Rohan's service standards to the highest levels and his clear understanding of the importance of treating people well ensures he establishes outstanding working relationships with all parties to a sale.
Rohan always remembers however, that the imperative that really matters is delivering an exceptional price for his clients at the conclusion of every campaign - or sooner where possible.
He takes personal satisfaction in creating a prominent profile for the properties he is selling and he involves himself wholeheartedly in every element of the sales process from first meeting until settlement and beyond.
Let Rohans clients speak for themselves:
"I had looked into using various estate agents however upon meeting with you it became very clear to me that my best choice would be to list with Buxton and the outcome we achieved is a testament to that fact.
I was particularly impressed with your personal follow up and commitment to getting a great result especially considering the current market. The outcome that included a 30 day settlement which was ideal for me was terrific and well negotiated on your part. I have already recommended you to friends and I would not think twice about using Buxton's service again. Congratulations and thank you!" Amy
"Real estate is simply not about me, whilst it is my passion, it's about the client's needs and the results we deliver for them."
David brings an ideal blend of energy and experience to his role in real estate. Highly motivated with a significant track records over 7 years in the industry, David applies a contemporary approach to selling property.
Established traditions of client service and hard work maintain an important place in David's method.
Personal values reflect the Buxton philosophies of delivering outstanding results with superior customer service. He aims to supply objective and personalized solutions at each stage of a sales campaign and he prides himself on his communication and listening skills.
A self-confessed workaholic with an ability to think outside the square, David clearly recognises his clients' needs and is instrumental in ensuring they are met. He maintains his negotiating prowess through ongoing training and is committed to keeping up to date with market and industry changes.
His achievement within the industry and his evident commitment to a career in real estate and a level of local market knowledge that he complements with his on-going research are defining features of David's impressive style - as well as being an asset to all his clients!
From the beginning of his property career Alex adopted the approach that being himself was the best policy. And clearly it's strategy that succeeds.
Honest, straightforward and empathetic, the personal attributes that Alex possesses are ideally matched to the role of making clients' real estate ambitions a reality.
He is from Brighton, has a life long affinity with the bayside suburbs and a strong understanding of people's priorities when the time comes to sell, or acquire, property in the area. Alex knows that his reputation is his most important business asset and he always aims to do work that will enhance his professional standing.
An effective networker with an extensive database of potential buyers who may be interested in his listings, Alex conducts sales campaigns with a refreshing transparency. His style is appreciated by all parties to a sale and his produced many exceptional results in competitive market conditions.
A Demons supporter, although inclined to keep that quiet, Alex genuinely enjoys his role in real estate - and it shows in his track record.
An outstanding career in the banking and financial services sector has Lauren positioned perfectly for the Real Estate industry. Her 12 years of building strong, mutually beneficial relationships and providing clients with professional financial advice are testament to her impressive skill set.
Her passion for property has now brought these attributes to real estate and this, combined with a proven dedication to customer service and engagement, will result in optimised outcomes for all concerned.
As a property owner and investor herself Lauren is well placed to appreciate what you are looking for in your real estate professional. You can be confident in her integrity and dedication throughout the sales process, all facilitated by exceptional communication skills and a friendly ‘can do' attitude. Lauren's love of the lifestyle associated with the St Kilda area means her passion for local property is personal as well as professional. From every consideration, she is poised to make a crucial contribution to you, her clients' success.
Sales success and client service have been the defining attributes of Jodie's career in the equally competitive fields of property management and the travel industry.
Her return in 2009 to the real estate sector in a key business development role makes a major contribution to Buxton's profile and performance in property management.
Jodie's considerable levels of expertise and experience have been gained over a sustained career spanning 8 years of which she achieved outstanding results in winning new business and effectively managing investment properties.
In addition, she boasts an exceptional track record in travel related sales with Flight Centre, followed by direct customer relationship work with Jetstar Airways.
A bay-side resident with a personal understanding of the appeal the area has from a lifestyle perspective as well as a place in which to invest, Jodie is adept at attracting new clients to our firm and ensuring the on-going link between client and company is one that brings consistent rewards.
It is no exaggeration to claim that what Christine doesn't know about real estate generally and property management in particular probably isn't worth knowing.
Her authoritative knowledge and understanding of the industry, gained over an extensive and illustrious 24 year career, ensures Buxton St Kilda's property owners are provided with a property management service of complete professionalism.
Unperturbed by any issues that occur during the course of a lease and able to quickly and effectively resolve matters to her clients' advantage, Christine possesses a comprehensive command of all relevant legislation.
Her achievements as an Office Manager, sound working knowledge of Landlords Insurance having assisted a Landlord Insurance company set up their Melbourne and Perth offices and her backgound in book-keeping reflect Christine's consummate efficiency and offer landlords further confidence that their property is in the hands of a career professional who has a track record unmatched in her field.
Why would you entrust your real estate asset to anyone less qualified?
Relationships, responsibilities, reputation - the approach that Lucas adopts in fulfilling his role as Business Development Manager places priority on these three key elements.
The success of this strategy is reflected in his track record.
A career that commenced in the early 1990s has been characterized by consistent high performance and exceptional professionalism with leading companies, in demanding, competitive markets. Lucas has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of busy Property Management offices and applies that knowledge to the benefit of his clients.
Lucas applies rigorous attention to detail, specialized marketing skills and regular, effective communication with his clients as he undertakes the task of attracting and leasing new business for our Property Management Department.
Risk minimization through thorough tenant screening is critical as is optimizing his clients returns. The extent to which repeat referrals are a source of new property proves how proficient he is at meeting, and exceeding, people's expectations.
A bay-side resident with long term links to the area, Lucas, his wife and three young children make the most of local lifestyle attractions whenever he's not busy continuing to ensure his clients, both established and new, enjoy a rewarding investment experience.
Previous career success as a producer on morning television has given Linda a wide range of experience, including meeting people from all walks of life and coordinating the behind the camera activity that's essential to the smooth running of shows.
Such a dynamic background has given Linda skills and abilities which are invaluable in meeting the day to day demands of her role as a leasing consultant. In addition, she has two years' background in property management, an experience that ensures her understanding of the market is as broad as it is deep.
Linda's ability to relate to people, to quickly establish rapport and create an effective working relationship complements her natural efficiency and organizational skills. She is genuinely passionate about property, people and the St Kilda area and her enthusiasm for playing a part in matching the right person to the most appropriate house or apartment is evident from the moment one meets her.
Joelle's outstanding property management experience includes five years of consistent, significant success in Ballarat, which is, due to the heavy concentration of real estate agents in the area, one of the most highly competitive markets in Victoria. This background translates effortlessly to the inner city scene of St Kilda its surroundings.
Joelle's attention to detail, organizational skills and team-work are the keys to the efficiency with which she meets property owners' requirements and responds to tenants' requests. Her ability to create mutually rewarding outcomes for all parties ensures that the properties she handles are regularly leased on a stable, long term basis.
Joelle thrives on the variety that the job brings. The fact that no two days are ever the same, her love of meeting new people and her enjoyment of providing high quality service is as genuine as it is evident. This approach means Joelle wins the appreciation of her clients, the respect of tenants and the admiration of her fellow team members.
Carita's exceptional property management career, built on foundations of outstanding experience in all facets of administration, range from reception to trust accounting and office management, has been defined by conspicuous, consistent success. Nominated several times for awards that recognize her abilities and professionalism, Carita has a track record of providing exemplary client service to property owners and understanding support to tenants. As a result, properties under her management are reliably leased and deliver pleasing returns. A background that includes considerable exposure to the demands of the fast moving inner city apartment market has provided Carita with a comprehensive skill set that's matched by her engaging, energetic, positive approach to dealing with people and handling tasks. Naturally organized and adept at prioritizing, Carita has a ‘get things done' attitude that ensures any issues are addressed without delay and that communication between all the relevant parties is kept clear, concise and accurate. Carita is clearly career focused, but conscious of the need for work/life balance, and committed to continuing to achieve standards and set benchmarks that will perpetuate her position as one of Victoria's most outstanding property management professionals.
The key role that Frances plays as receptionist extends far beyond the traditional ‘front of house' function - although clearly she performs exceptionally well in that position. Her engaging manner and natural efficiency create ideal first impressions that set the tone for clients' contact with our entire team. In addition, Frances completes key tasks relating to the booking and placing of advertising and marketing material in print media formats and across the platform of websites that we use to give properties the most appropriate profile during their sales campaigns. Frances also undertakes administrative support and assistance for our property management team, demonstrating her ability to handle multiple tasks with outstanding effectiveness and professionalism. Significantly experienced, Frances possesses the confidence that only comes when a person knows exactly how to meet the constant challenges and daily demands that their work can produce. For clients and colleagues alike, the skills and abilities, calmness and competence of Frances are assets of considerable, consistent benefit.
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