One of the nation’s largest real estate franchise networks, Harcourts Group Australia, has appointed seasoned industry professional Karmen Costigan as Head of Property Management Australia.
Ms Costigan has more than 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry, having worked throughout the US and Australia’s eastern states.
CEO Marcus Williams said he was thrilled to be welcoming Ms Costigan to Harcourts Group Australia’s property management team.
“Property management underpins our wealth and at Harcourts we, with Karmen’s guidance, will continue to develop our vision and value proposition to our teams, our clients and our business partners across Australia,” he said.
Ms Costigan holds a Bachelor of Education and said she was excited by the prospect of applying her teaching and online learning expertise to Harcourts.
“Building a successful learning experience goes way beyond content creation,” she said.
“I am confident that we have a place to nurture and support the best property management professionals in the industry.”
Prior to joining Harcourts, Ms Costigan was a consultant to Ray White Queensland’s principals, helping to increase the business’ profitability and working across network performance, sales, property management, and BDM training and mentoring.
Ms Costigan said she was passionate about supporting and challenging business owners when it came to integrating technology into their businesses to increase efficiency.
“It’s certainly a very exciting time to be joining this global network and I am proud to have a national team of industry experts to support us in achieving our vision,” she said.