Ray White Broadbeach agents Sam Guo and Julia Kuo have done it again, selling more than $22 million of Gold Coast property in 23 days across eight properties.
So far this year Mr Guo and Ms Kuo have sold more than $110 million in the current financial year.
Of the eight properties that were just sold, half sold to local families or interstate buyers, and the rest to international buyers.
“This is a very busy month,” Mr Guo said.
“In a year we sell about 70-75 properties. Our buyers are locals and international buyers. The international buyers for these eight properties all have Australian Visas.”
The lifestyle offered by the Gold Coast is the main drawcard for buyers in the Gold Coast, Mr Guo said.
“Our international buyers love the Gold Coast, it’s definitely a combination of the lifestyle and climate. Gold Coast offers really easy living and it is not as crowded. There are beautiful beaches and waterfront properties are so nice. They can have their own jetty or pontoon.”
The buyer demographic includes foreign buyers who are purchasing their base for the future or people from interstate who have recognised it is a good time to buy in Gold Coast, Mr Guo explained.
Mr Guo has spent the past 12 years as an agent in the Gold Coast and loves the lifestyle as much as his clients do. He was born in Sichuan province which is famous for spicy food and giant pandas, said his Chinese heritage was definitely a big advantage in his sales success.
“Of course, there’s no doubt. But then I always have a good month before I go away as I try and close all the deals before I go to and have a break with my family, and not leave any open. I like to leave and have good peace of mind that I have worked hard for my owners and I can enjoy my break,” said Mr Guo before he heads off overseas for a few weeks.
“My Chinese buyers of 14 Southern Cross Drive, Cronin Island who just bought it for $5.6 million spent three days with me and then bought that one.
“Chinese buyers are comfortable with us as there is trust and often people in the Chinese community will refer me to someone they can trust. It is always nice to hear from a third party that I am well regarded.
“They say ‘deal with him, good choice’. Word of mouth referral is critical with Chinese people and if I get positive referrals then definitely helps.”