areas

  • GUEST INTERVIEWS

    Looking back, moving forward: Owen Wilson and Kul Singh

    REA Group CEO Owen Wilson and Chief Sales Officer Kul Singh need little introduction as the leaders of one of the industry’s largest real estate portals. But this year the REA Group has also endured the challenges of COVID-19 from a business and industry perspective. As a result, they’ve worked… …

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  • GUEST INTERVIEWS

    Master strata faster: Simone Firns

    Simone Firns is proficient in four languages, a whizz at debt-collection and now a valued Owners Corporation Manager with Melbourne firm Network Pacific Real Estate. AREA winner in 2018 for Excellence in Customer Service and part of the Network Pacific AREA winning team in 2019 for Game Changer of the… …

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  • Elite Agent

    Tips for a winning AREAs entry – from those who’ve won before

    The November 18 deadline to enter the Annual REA Excellence Awards is creeping closer, and if you haven’t yet got your entry sorted out, it’s time to get busy. We’ve gathered advice from six former winners about what to focus on to maximise your chances of success. Holly Komorowski – Agent Of The Year, 2019 Holly is a big believer in writing the award submission yourself – …

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  • GUEST INTERVIEWS

    Personal service at scale: Jamie Billerwell

    Quirky. Funny. Laser-focused. Jamie Billerwell of Code Property Group has so far had her biggest year as a BDM in her career to date. The combination of a hot Sunshine Coast market, a great team, and being spurred on by winning Property Manager of the Year at the AREAs last… …

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  • The Elevate Podcast

    The industrial revolution (in real estate)

    Malcom joined Colliers International in 1994 in the North Sydney office as an industrial sales and leasing agent. He now manages the Australian Industrial agency team, comprising of over 100 experts nationally, and as NSW State Chief Executive he also leads the 730+ staff in the NSW team across six offices… …

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  • GUEST INTERVIEWS
    The Power of Storytelling

    The Power of Storytelling: Holly Komorowski

    Founder of home.byholly, Holly Komorowski is one of the best storytellers in the business. Her ability to look beyond the face-value of a property and create clever marketing campaigns centred around the story behind the property, it’s owners and the community, has captured the imagination of locals - and it's seen her and her team win AREA awards in each of the last three years, …

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  • The Elevate Podcast

    Leadership with Purpose: Leanne Pilkington

    Leanne Pilkington is a pioneer of industry firsts in real estate. The President of the REINSW, founder of Catch up with the Property Girls, the Real Women in Real Estate network and Managing Director of boutique real estate group Laing + Simmons, Leanne was the 2019 winner of the Gold AREA for Most Influential Woman in property. With thirty years of experience in the industry, …

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  • GUEST INTERVIEWS

    The secret to building long relationships: Mark McGill

    With two decades almost evenly split as an architect and real estate agent, Mark established himself as one of the top agents on the Sunshine Coast. Founder of The McGill Group, Mark received the 2019 AREA award for Excellence in Customer Service. In this episode of the Elevate podcast, Mark explains why he has a standing lunch reservation on Fridays with the unsung heroes of the local community, …

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