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  • LJ Hooker sets a new monthly record of $2.2 billion in sales

    Nationally, LJ Hooker achieved $2.2 billion worth of sales in December with NSW smashing through $1 billion plus in sales for the first time. …

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  • Two great forces combine at RE/MAX Advanced

    Carolyn Drane joins David Wereszczuk at RE/MAX Advanced to double the size of his business. …

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  • Auctioneer of the Year launches agency

    Real Estate Institute of Queensland Auctioneer of the Year David Holmes has launched his own auction agency as property pundits tip Brisbane to lead capital city growth in 2022. …

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  • RE/MAX announces key WA appointment

    Simon Withers was a standout candidate for the strategic corporate appointment. The Announcement: Simon Withers is tasked with growth of RE/MAX in Western Australia, a decision Managing Director Joel Davoren says sets an exciting direction for the State. He described Mr Withers as a standout candidate for the strategic corporate appointment. “Simon has almost two decades of real estate experience in WA and is a widely known agent in residential real estate in both property management and sales, …

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  • McGrath eyes Tasmania as it opens its first office in Launceston

    Josh Hart will lead the McGrath team and service Launceston and surrounding suburbs from Dilston in the north, Youngtown in the south, Riverside in the west and St Leonards in the east. The Announcement: Leading residential real estate group, McGrath Estate Agents today announced the opening of its first office in Tasmania in flourishing Launceston, as part of the group’s strategic move to establish a presence in the Apple Isle. …

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  • LJ Hooker expands South Auckland footprint with new Drury office

    LJ Hooker has expanded its presence in New Zealand with a new office in the South Auckland region. The Announcement: LJ Hooker has expanded its South Auckland network, as an existing real estate brand in Drury joins LJ Hooker. Principal Brent Worthington, who has been deeply ingrained in the Drury and surrounding area for more than 20 years, will lead the agency’s transformation to LJ Hooker Drury. …

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  • Josh Tesolin sold almost a house a day in 2021

    Josh Tesolin’s goal for 2022 is to win the top Ray White principal and NSW and ACT for GCI. The Announcement: Josh Tesolin, the dynamic 26 year old business owner of Ray White Quakers Hill, personally sold a record-breaking 350 properties last year. No one single agent at any agency in Australia has ever sold that many properties in one year alone.  …

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  • New Belle Property office for Crows Nest

    Led by Co-Principals, Mark Jackson and Matthew Smythe, the new Belle Property Crows Nest office will service Crows Nest, Naremburn, North Sydney, Wollstonecraft, and Waverton. …

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  • MRI Software acquires LeaseEagle

    The latest acquisition further increases MRI’s APAC presence, support and client base. The Announcement: Global PropTech leader MRI Software today announces its acquisition of LeaseEagle, an Australian-based leader in commercial property lease management solutions for tenants in corporate, retail, healthcare and other sectors. Founded in 2005, LeaseEagle’s software is used by clients to manage over 50,000 locations across Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. …

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  • First National promotes two executives, strengthens ties with New Zealand

    First National Real Estate has announced new management roles that appoint Stacey Kelly to national business growth manager and Matthew Harvey to head of growth. The Announcement: First National Real Estate has promoted two long-term executives to new roles, in a re-shuffle that reflects closer ties between the Australian and New Zealand arms of the network. Since 2019, the not-for-profit ‘adaptive cooperative’ has introduced a raft of turn-key sales and profitability growth solutions across Australia. …

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  • Vicki Bond joins the Hayley Van de Ven team

    The decision to introduce Vicki Bond to Hayley Van de Ven's Limitless team follows the trajectory of growth in RE/MAX Results and RE/MAX Bayside. …

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  • Familiar face launches Ray White Stones Corner

    Angela Steven has returned to Ray White, opening a new office in Stones Corner, an rapidly developing area, attracting families, couples and singles, and investors. The Announcement: A powerhouse professional of the Brisbane real estate landscape has taken the next step in her career, partnering with Australia’s leading real estate group. Angela Steven, who has cemented her reputation as one of the leading agents in the industry for over 20 years, …

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  • Ray White Canberra levels up in the capital

    The collaboration will allow Ray White Canberra to better service their existing clients in the region. The Announcement: The Ray White Canberra story continues to grow with the expansion of their rural capability, following a new partnership with Ray White Bungendore’s property management business. The expansion of our rural expertise, with the recent welcome of experienced agent Chris Dixon joining Mark Johnstone as experts in the North West border region of the capital is a strong advantage for us as a company. …

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  • Harcourts appoints Ty Read as Head of Training

    Ty Read has been appointed Head of Training for Harcourts where he will be responsible for driving the focus on providing learning. …

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  • Independent Property Group dominates awards after a year of change

    REIACT hosted its annual awards night, where Independent Property Group took out seven awards, reflecting the commitment and calibre of its 200 staff. The Announcement: Independent Property Group (IPG) has dominated this year’s Real Estate Institute of the ACT’s annual Awards for Excellence taking home seven awards including Large Agency of the Year. Independent’s CEO, Ms Kylie Dennis, said this year’s success was even more rewarding given the significant transformation that has happened in the company over the past 12 months. …

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  • LJ Hooker Foundation donates $150,000 to those in need

    The LJ Hooker Foundation has donated almost $150,000 to help those in need in 2021. …

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  • DiJones reclaims Woollahra heartland with new office opening

    DiJones is set to open an office in Woollahra, which signals an important return to the area where it all began, ahead of the brand’s milestone of 30 years in operation. The Announcement: The expansion of the DiJones network in 2021 has continued with the agency opening an office in its traditional heartland, Woollahra. DiJones CEO Dean Mackie said while DiJones had a presence in the Eastern Suburbs with its Paddington office, …

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  • Barry Plant record month donates almost $120,000 to Make-A-Wish Australia

    Barry Plant hosted its annual fundraiser ‘Wishvember’, where they took a cut from every property sold in November and donated $119,260 to Make-A-Wish Australia. The Announcement: While COVID uncertainty forced Barry Plant’s annual Wishtober fundraiser to become Wishvember, the result has been a record amount raised for Make-A-Wish Australia® – a charity that works to grant cherished wishes for seriously ill children and teenagers. …

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  • Hamish Firth opens Ray White Rural Scone to service Upper Hunter

    With his love of country living and passion for rural property sales Hamish Firth opens Ray White Rural Scone. The Announcement: Ray White Rural is set to open its doors in Scone under the direction of Hamish Firth who brings extensive local knowledge and business acumen to the partnership with Australia’s largest real estate brand. An award-winning landscaper, Mr Firth moved to Scone in 2013 with his wife Acey and their four children and began working in real-estate soon after.Born in Narrabri, …

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  • Sydney real estate heavyweights settle Double Bay joint venture

    Bill Malouf and David Highland confirmed the settlement of Highland Double Bay Malouf. The Announcement: Two heavyweights of the Sydney real estate scene have joined forces to create one of Sydney’s most experienced independent property agencies – and they are predicting continued strength in the market in 2022 as buyers and sellers adjust to the post pandemic lockdowns. Industry veteran Bill Malouf and David Highland, …

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  • Raine & Horne appoints national head of growth

    Tina Ashton, who will celebrate 16 years with Raine & Horne in 2022, has been appointed the group’s inaugural national head of growth. The Announcement:  Raine & Horne’s long-time Network Manager, Tina Ashton, has been named the Group’s new National Head of Growth in recognition of her ongoing role in the brand’s strategic external and internal expansion over the last five years. …

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  • LJ Hooker Property Partners sign leading agent to head their sales team

    LJ Hooker Property Partners has welcomed Lachlan Smith to the team as their sales leader where he will focus on mentoring young talent and offer support to the experienced agents. The Announcement: Leading Brisbane real estate agent, Lachlan Smith has joined one of LJ Hooker’s largest offices where he will leverage his award-winning sales skills and step up as a dedicated high-performance coach. …

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  • Harcourts announces new NSW CEO, Katrina Tarrant

    Harcourts have announced the appointment of Katrina Tarrant as NSW CEO starting in 2022.  …

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  • Knight Frank appoints Tim Armstrong as Global Head of Occupier Strategy and Solutions

    Leading global real estate adviser, Knight Frank, has appointed Tim Armstrong as Global Head of Occupier Strategy and Solutions …

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  • NPS positions Laing+Simmons as a global standout

    Laing+Simmons has achieved a result of over 80 using the internationally-recognised Net Promoter Score (NPS) metric. …

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  • Rent.com.au collaborates with leading rental agency

    Rent.com.au Limited Australia’s website made for renters, is pleased to report that it has signed an agreement with Rental Management Australia. …

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  • Hockingstuart opens new Dandenong office

    Jack Miltos will lead the agency and with significant State Government support for the area, expects Dandenong to transform into a vibrant economic hub. The announcement: Hockingstuart has today announced the opening of its latest office in Dandenong, south-east Melbourne, led by Principal Jack Miltos. A seasoned professional of some 23 years’ standing, Jack previously operated under the RE/MAX brand before joining Hockingstuart. …

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  • Ric Serrao renews alliance with Raine & Horne Double Bay/Bondi Beach

    Ric Serrao and his team at Raine & Horne Double Bay/Bondi Beach have renewed their alliance with the Superbrand. …

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  • Buxton expands into Bellarine region with launch of Drysdale office

    Rapid growth sees Buxton expand into Bellarine region with launch of Drysdale office …

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  • Another year of change as buyers set to make a move in 2022

    LJ Hooker have recently released their 2022 trends whitepaper and predict four main influences that will drive the real estate market over the coming 12-months …

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  • Elders acquires LJ Hooker Rockingham

    Elders has recently acquired LJ Hooker Rockingham, expanding its real estate offering in the wider Perth region. The Announcement: Elders is investing in its real estate presence south of Perth, with the recent acquisition and rebranding of LJ Hooker Rockingham on 1 November 2021. LJ Hooker Rockingham has been providing exceptional customer service in the region for 29 years and have an impressive reputation that will support Elders’ ambition to fill geographic gaps across Australia through strategic acquisitions aligned to the company’s cultural values and customer needs. …

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  • Foreign investors and super funds bullish on Darwin real estate

    Residential yields as high as 8 per cent are making Darwin a viable option to the southern capitals, says Glenn Grantham of Raine & Horne. …

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  • October a record for Barry Plant Group

    The Barry Plant Group almost doubled the value of property they sold in October 2020 due to the pent up demand of buyers during Victoria's lockdown. …

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  • Jake Harrison emulates Tom Raine as one of the brand’s youngest principals

    Raine & Horne’s technology ecosystem is helping to attract young gun principals like Jake Harrison, who has opened Raine & Horne Hurstville with business partner Chris Arvanis. The Announcement: In a nod to the past, 22-year-old Jake Harrison of Raine & Horne Hurstville has just become one of the global brand’s youngest ever principals in its 138-year history, which started with another 22-year-old Tom Raine. …

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  • Local experts open Ray White Rural Boonah and Kalbar

    Davin and Janine Geck have opened their own business with Ray White due to their love of the country and passion for rural property sales. The Announcement: Local property experts Davin and Janine Geck are excited to open their own business Ray White Rural Boonah | Kalbar, backed by the largest property group in Australasia. The Gecks, who live in beautiful Coleyville, …

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