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Matthew Young
Matthew YoungDirector & Senior Auctioneer

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.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0403-313-839
E-mail: myoung@buxton.com.au
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Arthur Apostoleros
Arthur ApostolerosDirector & Auctioneer

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.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0411-515-015
E-mail: arthura@buxton.com.au
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Rohan White
Rohan WhiteSenior Sales Consultant & Auctioneer

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."

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0408-504-448
E-mail: rwhite@buxton.com.au
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David Seeber
David SeeberSenior Sales Consultant

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!

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0421-796-350
E-mail: dseeber@buxton.com.au
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Alex Georgiou
Alex GeorgiouProperty Consultant

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.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0431-189-590
E-mail: alexg@buxton.com.au
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Lachlan Shearer
Lachlan ShearerProperty Consultant

An exceptional work ethic and a clear understanding that rewards in real estate are only achievable as a result of sustained effort and a commitment to delivering outstanding service levels are integral to Lachlan's approach to his profession. As someone who grew up in Brighton East and has lived locally all his life, Lachlan's long-standing personal affinity with the bayside area is matched by the fresh, energetic professionalism he brings to the demands of his role. Having been raised in a family where interest in the property market was a constant element, Lachlan's work is a natural extension of his genuine enjoyment of the real estate sector. Lachlan has travelled widely across South East Asia and remains active in swimming - a sport in which he has excelled as a school competitor and subsequently as a coach. The dedication he demonstrated regarding this sporting pursuit is amongst the traits that Lachlan applies each and every day to the challenge of assisting people realize their real estate ambitions - a challenge he clearly, conscientiously, welcomes.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0437-728-466
E-mail: lshearer@buxton.com.au
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Tamzyn Roadknight
Tamzyn RoadknightProperty Consultant

Tamzyn's individual commitment to real estate began with the purchase of her first property at the age of 18. Since then she has successfully bought and sold several properties as her professional and her personal passion for the industry coincided.

Originally from the Albury/Wodonga region, Tamzyn has since 2012 immersed herself in Melbourne's most demanding residential real estate markets and she has worked with some of the profession's most prolific, productive and high achieving agents.

Her motivation and market knowledge are applied with absolute energy and integrity in the local context, particularly to achieving outstanding results for sales of family homes in Elwood.

Her skills, honed in the competitive heat of the industry, came naturally as Tamzyn is comfortable when the pressure to perform is on - a fact illustrated by her prominence as a tournament water skier who was an Australian national Champion for three consecutive years and regularly participated in the Moomba Masters.

For Tamzyn, and her vendors, achieving winning results and great prices is always the priority.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0403-690-661
E-mail: troadknight@buxton.com.au
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Christine Fraser
Christine FraserOffice Manager

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?

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0419-941-380
E-mail: christinef@buxton.com.au
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Lucas Marsh
Lucas MarshBusiness Development Manager

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.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0431-277-222
E-mail: lmarsh@buxton.com.au
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Michael Pateman
Michael PatemanTeam Leader - Property Management

As a career professional in property management, Michael, who is also a licensed estate agent, has behind him a first class track record of applying the highest levels of client service to the daily demands of managing what is, for many people, their most significant single investment.

In addition to the skills and abilities he has acquired since his career began c2002, Michael has also excelled in the bigger picture sphere of ‘managing the managers'. In this capacity, he provides the leadership and guidance that defines the performance and culture of our property management team.

The principles of communication, consistency and customer service form the framework that Michael establishes, enabling team members to function with maximum confidence and competence. Further, he encourages the application of technology to enhance the efficiency with which we operate.

A dedicated family man who still enjoys participation in super rules footy, Michael is the ideal mentor, accustomed to building team bonds and providing property owners with market leading management.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0407-271-141
E-mail: mpateman@buxton.com.au
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Samantha Kotsanas
Samantha KotsanasSenior Property Manager

Career progression from receptionist roles, to administration responsibilities to property management has given Samantha a complete grounding in all the elements that are crucial to an individual's ability to effectively address the demands of managing investment properties in today's market.

Local knowledge and an appreciation of clients' priorities underpin Samantha's instinctive efficiency and complement the calm competence she shows under pressure. She is able to effectively find resolutions when issues arise and her capacity to communicate means she quickly inspires confidence in people.

A regular traveller overseas, Samantha's love of Europe matches her fondness for the environs of St Kilda and the surroundings areas.

She is an engaged, energetic, totally professional property manager who understands that success - for all parties - can only be guaranteed by her commitment to creating the best possible circumstances for clients and tenants alike.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0488-117-818
E-mail: skotsanas@buxton.com.au
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Lisa Pace
Lisa PaceProperty Manager

Lisa's thorough grounding in all aspects of administration relevant to the real estate industry provides an exceptional background to her proficiency in property management.

Naturally efficient and organized, Lisa has always placed a priority on time management to ensure that tasks are prioritized appropriately. Her liaison with property owners and communication with tenants keeps everyone in the picture and up to date, minimizing opportunities for misunderstanding to compromise relations.

Such a strategy works effectively to ensure that property owners receive the real estate investment experience they are expecting, and hoping for. Lisa is a conscientious, committed professional who consistently puts her clients first in any situation.

She responds to challenges and aspires to exceed expectations at all times. Her willingness to undertake on-going career education reflects her dedication to being the best that she can be - and those for whom she manages properties are the beneficiaries.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0439-367-220
E-mail: lpace@buxton.com.au
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Matthew Christophi
Matthew ChristophiLeasing Consultant

Matthew's exceptional skills and abilities have been acquired and honed in the highly competitive field of account management, primarily in the print media environment. His ability to succeed in such a dynamic market translates effectively to providing first class service in the leasing consultancy space.

Always involved with meeting, and exceeding, the expectation of clients, Matthew has a highly developed sense of what matters to people when the security of their investment returns are at stake.

He has an approach that balances personal friendliness with professional efficiency and clients and colleagues alike are appreciative of Matthew's calm, considered manner.

A long time resident of Brisbane who has adopted Melbourne with a fresh, positive energy that's perfectly attuned to the mood that makes our inner city in particular such a vibrant place in which to live and work.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0488-026-220
E-mail: mchristophi@buxton.com.au
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Emily  Mould
Emily MouldReception

The importance of setting the tone for a company from the first impressions people receive at the front desk - whether over the phone or in person - is perfectly understood by Emily.

Client relations and customer service skills that were acquired and developed by her in the hospitality industry translate ideally to the residential real estate context. She handles enquiries with an assuredness and efficiency that immediately wins the confidence of callers and visitors to our office.

In addition she undertakes some sales secretarial work that makes a significant contribution to the smooth operation of our business. Emily is tertiary graduate, the holder of a Bachelor of Education, and in her own time plays a key role in running a highly popular calisthenics club.

Her energy and her approach are beautifully suited to Buxton St Kilda - and accurately reflect the way in which the entire team strives to deliver exceptional client service.