Contributors

New Zealand’s leading franchises and bought into Rental Managers, a property management company based in Wellington. He then set up Property Management Profits, which is dedicated to helping property management companies grow their rent rolls. For free advice and marketing services, you can learn more at http://www.propertymanagementprofits.com.
Alan Hashem is the Head of Product at Inspection Manager, which he started in 2011, and has over a decade of experience in real estate technology. For more information visit inspectionmanager.com.au.
Alison McGavin is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with Real+, for more information visit realplus.com.au.
Alister Maple-Brown is the CEO of leading property management software provider Rockend. For more information visit rockend.com.au.
Amanda Gould has been buying Sydney properties for her own portfolio since 1988. HighSpec Properties Buyer’s Agents represents their customers, ensuring they are armed with the knowledge and tools to make good decisions when they invest into their slice of Sydney. For more information visit highspecproperties.com.au.
AMY SANDERSON, with 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry, is the Network Performance Manager – Property Investment Management for LJ Hooker.
Andrew Taylor is co-CEO of Juwai.com, the No. 1 international real estate portal for Chinese buyers. In the first half of 2014, his website sent buyer leads worth $3.3 billion to property marketers in Australia. Andrew has decades of experience managing real estate print and online media in both Australia and greater China.
Andrew Robinson has risen quickly through the ranks of the property industry, from being a sales assistant at age 18 to an accredited auctioneer at 21 and a principal at 22. Andrew now shares his wisdom and experience to develop Belle Property professionals as a trainer and coach at the Belle Property Academy.
Andy Herrington is a founding member and master coach with Dan Plowman Team Systems Inc. He is regarded as a specialist in human behaviour, scripting, and team development. Email andy@danplowmanteamsystems.com.
Angus Raine is the Executive Chairman and CEO of Raine & Horne.
Anthony is a freelance writer for Elite Agent Magazine. He also writes for Money magazine and has contributed regularly to a range of other publications including Acuity (formerly Charter) The Australian Worker, INTHEBLACK, Rugby League Week, Jetstar Magazine, Australian Way and The Bulletin. Contact Anthony newsroom@eliteagent.com.au.
Antonia Mercorella is the CEO of the REIQ.
Attila Kovacs is the Managing Director of Industrie Media. For more information visit industriemedia.tv.
Ben Munro Smith is part of the #SuperSix of Transform 2016. Ben is from McGrath Balmain and is a Residential Sales Consultant.
BEN WHITE is CEO of Apmasphere, a company aiming to make the property investment journey an empowering experience for those who manage properties, those who invest in real estate, and those who call rental properties home. He has spent a lifetime involved in property management and has written three books on the industry.
Bill Robertson has 21 years’ experience in real estate, both domestically and internationally. His areas of expertise include compliance audits, sales and management training and building office profiles and market share. Currently he is an accredited trainer, assessor, and compliance specialist with Think Real Estate, visit www.thinkrealestate.net.au for more information.
Bob Walters is one of Australia’s leading property management trainers and business consultants. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Leading Property Managers of Australia (LPMA) visit www.lpma.com.au.
Bob Barrington is the Chief Safety Officer and CEO at Lone Worker Safety. For more information visit staysafeapp.com.
Brad Caldwell-Eyles is Principal of 1st City-Hasemer+Caldwell.Eyles in Double Bay. He has been awarded a host of accolades as a top selling auction agent, published many industry articles, presented at various conferences and seminars, and led collaborative agent initiatives and negotiations head to head with major industry corporates.
Bradley Beer is the Chief Executive Officer of BMT Tax Depreciation. BMT specialise in providing comprehensive depreciation schedules for property investors Australia-wide, helping them maximise their tax deductions and increase their cash flow.
BRENDAN LAWLEY, CEO of Brad Teal Real Estate, looks at the impact of a younger workforce on the industry. How can we attract and retain the present generation into our business and have them perform at their peak?
Brett Macadam is currently studying a Bachelor of Property Economics at University of Technology, Sydney. He is a keen writer and represents a fresh generation of exciting, innovative real estate professionals.
Brock Fisher’s experience in property management spans almost two decades, having started his career in the 90s as a property manager in regional NSW. With Little Real Estate’s acquisition of Rental Express, Brock is now the National Manager, Customer Support for Australia’s largest property management company, managing approximately 23,000 investment properties across Australia.
Cameron Nicholls is Director of Nicholls & Co Estate Agents – a vibrant new boutique agency in Abbotsford, Sydney.
Cameron Kusher is CoreLogic RP Data’s senior research analyst, specialising in primary and secondary data analysis, property market commentary and consultancy. Cameron has a thorough understanding of the fundamentals such as demographics, trends, economics and spacial analysis and is a regular keynote speaker for property-related groups, regulated industry bodies, corporations and the government sectors.
Carl Quested is the director of AgentMail. (AgentMail.com.au), a boutique mail house that specialises in real estate mail. He has recently written the book ‘Alpha Mail – How to List and Sell More Property Using Direct Mail’. Visit AgentMail.com.au for more details.
Caroline Bolderston heads up the Belle Property Academy and provides intense coaching, support and inspiration for principals and agents in the network.
Cecille Weldon is the Head of Liveability Real Estate at LJ Hooker.
Charles Tarbey is the Chairman and Owner of Century 21 Australia, one of the country's largest and most diverse property groups. With nearly 40 years experience in the real estate industry, Charles regularly comments on conditions in the residential property market, is an author of compulsory textbooks for the industry, has trained thousands of real estate agents, and frequently addresses business leaders across Australia and the globe on real estate related matters.
Charmaine Keegan has spent 24 years immersed in the world of selling, and has a reputation for outstanding results. A trainer of NLP, she loves learning and embracing all new ideas. For more information visit smarterselling.com.au.
As a professional property renovator, home stager, home selling strategist, and author, Charyn Youngson from Houses to Impress delivers high-impact, low cost, customised property transformations that sell for top dollar. Charyn works with Real Estate professionals and vendors who are willing to do whatever it takes to get their properties Sold. Charyn is a member of ABSA, and Houses to Impress is a licensed Habitat Partners Assessor Company.
Chloe Taylor is an art historian obsessed with design. Her dream is to own an interior design company while writing for magazines and blogs.
Chris Chapman is a Senior Associate with Fletchers in Melbourne. He was recently awarded the 2013 REIV Residential Salesperson of the Year (non-principal) and also won the Harold Fletcher award for Number One Salesperson in the Fletchers group in 2013. Chris has been the top selling agent within the Fletchers Diamond Valley office since 2011.
Chris Helder is one of Australia’s top sales speakers. He is the author of the newly released book Useful Belief: Because it’s better than positive thinking and the best-selling book The Ultimate Book of Influence. Visit www.chrishelder.com
Christina Guidotti is one of Australia’s leading experts on belief, conviction and commitment in the areas of sales, leadership, productivity, achievement and fulfilment. As a powerful and inspiring speaker, author, and mentor she partners with individuals and teams to create sustainable outcomes. For more information visit christinaguidotti.com.
Claudio Encina works directly with some of the leading agents and sales teams in Australia to identify how to deliver optimum performance. For more information visit claudioencina.com.
COLIN PEARCE, inducted into the Australian Speakers Hall of Fame in 2007, tours the USA, Asia, and Australasia to speak at major conferences, including LPMA 2016. To book your tickets visit lpma2016.com.au. For more information on Colin, visit colinpearce.com.
Craig West is a strategic accountant who has built a specialist advisory practice focused on small business owners. Craig has written three books educating SMEs on employee incentives, succession planning and asset protection and has recently been invited to undertake a PhD in Business Succession Planning www.successionplus.com.au.
Originally from Melbourne, CRISTEL STENHOUSE is a fully licensed real estate agent. She has been in the industry for 13 years as a PM, BDM and department manager. Now living in Brisbane, she trains new property management staff, regularly contributes to industry media and has been a guest speaker at seminars.
Daniel Evans is the Head of Residential Real Estate for Macquarie Business Banking. Daniel joined Macquarie in 2010 and has developed a strong understanding of the day-to-day challenges facing small to medium sized businesses. He is responsible for a team of Relationship Managers who directly manage over 1,500 real estate clients. For more information visit www.macquarie.com.au.
Dave Eller is Australia’s leading Connection Coach for real estate sales professionals - connecting them with passion, success and work / life balance. He is a Licensed Agent, Auctioneer and nationally qualified industry trainer, for more information visit www.daveeller.com.
Debbie Palmer has celebrated over 20 years in property management and is Managing Director of the PPM Group. Debbie is the author of the PPMsystem®, Scripts and Dialogues Audio Series What to say to have your clients think your way, Standard Letters Made Easy and A Successful Guide to Property Management. For more information visit www.ppmsystem.com.
Denise Haynes is the owner and sales agent for R & R Property, and loves nothing better than welcoming new people into the area.
Douglas Driscoll is the CEO of award winning real estate group Starr Partners. Originally from the UK, Douglas is widely regarded as one of the industry’s preeminent thought leaders, and is lauded for his dynamic and pioneering approach.
Eddie Lynch is CEO and founder of PortPlus. PortPlus has been providing websites and software solutions to the Real Estate industry for almost 11 years with clients throughout Australia and New Zealand – providing advice on SEO to all ages and user levels.
Eddie Cetin is the Founder of Agentbox, the CRM of choice for most high performing agents around Australia. Agentbox is the CRM provider in the Transform program.
Edgar Natolo is the Managing Director of Natgroup, QLD
Emily Schofield is an Exercise Scientist, having completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science. She is a Personal Trainer at Vision Personal Training, North Sydney. For more information visit visionpt.com.au/studios/north-sydney.
Esther Yong is the co-founder of the first Australia based Chinese real estate advertising platform, ACproperty.com.au. ACproperty.com.au are a widely recognised choice by both established and boutique real estate agencies to market effectively to the Chinese buyers.
Fiona Blayney is the founder and director of Real+, an industry first Property Management learning platform. For more info visit realplusonline.com.au.
Fiona McEachran is the Marketing Manager for Console. For more information visit console.com.au.
Geoff Grist

Geoff Grist

Geoff Grist has spent the last decade selling residential real estate on Sydney’s Lower North Shore for Richardson & Wrench Mosman/Neutral Bay. He is the author of Sold Above Market giving potential vendors the information they need to sell for the best possible price.
He may not really be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, or bend steel bars with his bare hands. But ‘Super Coach’ Glenn Twiddle may just be able to ‘save your day’ by revealing how lessons learned from Napoleon Hill, author of ‘Think and Grow Rich, has led to success for top agents like Mat Steinwede, Chris Gilmour, Aaron Shiner, Edgar Natolo, Amber Werchon and others. Glenn Twiddle is the 'BS Marketing & Success Trainer taking agents to #1 in their area in 2 years or less no matter where they are starting out. For more information visit glenntwiddle.com.au.
Glenn Curran is the Principal of Curran Property.
Greg Dickason is Executive General Manager of Real Estate for CoreLogic.
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Guy Innes is the CEO of Property Training Solutions (PTS). For more information visit www.pts.edu.au.
Heidi Walkinshaw has been immersed in property management for over 14 years, dealing in all aspects from leasing, property management, business development and team management. Heidi brings enthusiasm and energy to Real Plus and is passionate about system implementation; procedures and staff training that can assist in reducing stress and saving time while helping clients. For more info visit realplus.com.au.
Helen Clarke is the General Manager, Marketing for Top Snap.
Known internationally as “Mr Real Estate Advertising”, Australian born Ian Grace is acknowledged as the world’s leading authority on real estate advertising and customer service. His articles on real estate advertising have been published around the world, since 1998, currently running nationally in Realtor Magazine online, USA and REM (the National real estate magazine), in Canada – also UK, South Africa and New Zealand. – and a Google search for “real estate customer service ideas books”, shows Ian’s book as No.1 worldwide, with many entries in the top 10. He can be contacted at amazing@iangrace.com.au or www.iangrace.com
Ian Campbell is the Director of Sales and Product at Console and is currently heading up Console’s key project to deliver the next generation of cloud based agency solutions. For more information visit console.com.au.
Iolanthe Gabrie authors Home Truths Melbourne, which is a unique Melbourne zine covering auction culture (visit it at www. hometruthsmelbourne.com). She is also a Director of Ruby Slipper Consultants, providing written content for the real estate industry. For more information visit rubyslipper.com.au.
James is an Independent Technology Consultant specifically focussed on the Property Industry. He has spent 12 years in this industry, working in both UK and International markets as a Sales and Marketing Director. He has set up and now runs his own Digital Marketing company – but still dedicates much of his own time to educating and informing the Real Estate Industry on his visions for “the next big thing”. You can follow his insights on his blog about Real Estate Technology​. He is a regular keynote speaker on all matters concerning technology and its’ use in the property industry covering topics ranging from Virtual Reality to mobile apps to Augmented Reality. He specialises in teaching how they can be used to help Developers and estate agents sell more property and improve the entire developmental workflow from planning through to marketing.
Sarah Bell is a Features Writer and regular contributor to Elite Agent Magazine. She also continues to provides Corporate and Strategic Leadership at Brad Bell Real Estate. James is currently Chief of Client Experience and Growth at LinkLearn as well as CFO at Brad Bell.
Jamie Van Le is part of the #SuperSix of Transform 2016. Jamie is from Coastline Agency in Maroubra NSW and his role is Sales Agent.
Jan Malmstrom has had 35 years in the real estate industry, always with a specific interest in property management. With LJ Hooker for 35 years, as both a franchise owner and Head of Property Management in the Melbourne Corporate office, in September 2011, Jan accepted a position with Investors Direct Financial Group, as Head of Property Management. For more information on Investors Direct visit www.investorsdirect.com.au.
Janne Petrie is a Certified Staging Professional (CSP) and a co-principal of the Staging Professionals based in Sydney, Australia.
Jason Hellyer is Sales and Marketing Director of Lets Go (Australia), a Chinese agribusiness portal that connects Australian agents with Chinese investors.
Jason Wright is an award winning property manager, trainer, mentor, and investor specialising in cash-flow positive investment. He shares his time between SA and Qld.
Jean-Paul Elsing is part of the #SuperSix of Transform 2016. Jean Paul works at LJ Hooker Taree and is a Sales Agent
Jeremy Rosens is Director of Gary Peer St Kilda and 2014 REIV Salesperson of the Year (Principal).
Jess Kindt, with more than than 12 years' experience is Property Management Liaison & Mentor at Place Estate Agents, Brisbane.
Jet Xavier is Australia’s leading Mindset Coach for real estate sales professionals. Jet is an accredited EDISC human behaviour consultant, NLP practitioner, Transformational Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker. Jet has conducted hundreds of coaching sessions assisting agents to perform at higher levels. Jet is the creator of the “How top agents think and the rest don’t” series. For more information visit jetxavier.com/.
Jill Boniface is the chief sub-editor of Elite Agent and Elite Property Manager Magazines
Jim O’Connor is a professional performance coach and clinical psychotherapist. His clients include professionals and executives from some of the smallest to some of the largest companies in the world.
Jo-Anne Oliveri, CIPS, TRC, Founder and Managing Director of property management business solutions company ireviloution intelligence. She is an international real estate identity who has trained over 500 agencies and thousands of agency owners and property managers worldwide. Visit ireviloution.com to find out more.
John Goddard has been the CEO of Rockend since 2004. He is personally committed to life-long learning and encourages all Rockend staff to take control of their personal development, both through work and personal learning.
John McGrath is the CEO of McGrath Real Estate.
John Percudani is the Managing Director of Realmark.
John Knight is the Managing Director of businessDEPOT, helping businesses of all shapes and sizes achieve their goals. For more information visit businessdepot.com.au.
John and Stephanie McCloskey run Get Real Estate Training to activate engagement and leadership competencies in agents and provide coaching for real estate business owners. Contact them at getrealestatetraining@gmail.com.
Josh Phegan is a renowned coach, trainer and speaker for high performance real estate agents and agencies across the globe. Josh coaches more than 180 real estate agents and more than 60 per cent of his clients write in excess of $600,000.
As part of the Harcourts International team, Julianna Forsyth is the Head of Specialist Divisions. Julianna’s focus is to work with further developing property management, conveyancing and finance across the group. Julianna has provided training, coaching and technology to clients throughout Australasia, the UK and south Africa, including speaking at AREC.
Julie Davis is recognized as being one of the country’s top female Real Estate coaches. Qualified coach, trainer, licensed real estate agent and workplace assessor, Neil Williams is highly regarded for his solution orientated thinking, innovative sales strategies and his impressive leadership skills.
June Ramli is an experienced journalist of more than 15 years and is Elite Agent's in-house features writer. Email June: June @eliteagent.com.au or newsroom@eliteagent.com.au
Karin Barschow is the co-owner and COO of Top Snap. For more information visit topsnap.com.
With over 20 years’ legal and business experience, Katherine Hawes is the founder and principal solicitor of Aquarius Lawyers. To find out more about her fixed rate small business packages, please see www.newagelegalsolutions.com.au  or phone 02 9615 9635.
Kathleen Allardyce has been serving the real estate industry in the US, Canada and Mexico since 2004. Her business services include creating Wordpress websites, writing for websites, creating mobile websites, blogging, branding, logo design and lead conversion strategies. Kathleen’s goal is to help clients get from “knowing what to do” to “getting it done.” Learn more and schedule a free consultation at www.AdvancedREM.com
Kellie Bishop is the Principal of KAPS recruitment, specialising in recruitment for the Real Estate Industry. Email: KBishop@kapsrecruitment.com.au.
Kelly Millar is the Chief Marketing Office of Classified Ad Ventures (CAV), a provider of digital marketing solutions to the Real Estate Industry. Prior to joining CAV to launch their social media business, Kelly spent five years in the role of Consumer Marketing Manager, with the ASX listed REA Group (realestate.com.au).
Kelly Quinn is an Interior Stylist and Creative Director at Aspect & Element. Her passion is for helping ordinary people create extraordinary homes by using simple but effective techniques. Aspect & Element help their clients to add value and appeal to their homes or offices, whether it is to sell or to live in and love. www.aspectandelement.com.
Kerry McDuling has over ten years experience in the PR sector and as a freelance journalist. Formerly the Communications Manager for an international real estate franchise, Kerry is currently the Director of McDuling PR, specialising in public relations for the real estate industry.
When he was selling, Kevin Turner was ranked in the Top 10 real estate salespeople in Queensland and has owned several real estate businesses. He now hosts real estate radio shows in Brisbane and Sydney, an online show at www.realestatetalk.com.au, and a daily 7 minute podcast for real estate agents through www.reuncut.com and www.realestatecoachradio.com in North America.
Kim Bamford is part of the #SuperSix of Transform 2016. Kim is from Davey Real Estate in Scarborough WA and she is a Sales Consultant
Kirsty Spraggon is a relationship building expert that assists you to increase, your sales, networks and connections for life & business success. Her show @kirstytv has just hit 100,000 views on youtube. For more information visit www.kirstyspraggon.com.
Kylie Davis is Head of Real Estate Solutions at CoreLogic RP Data. She spent nearly four years as Network Editor of Real Estate at News Corp Australia, creating a national desk of real estate reporters across more than 100 titles and training them in the use of data and market journalism. She has a 25-year career in media across News and Fairfax, and as a 20-something was the founder and publisher of hyper-local newspaper The Village Voice. Follow her on Twitter @KDavisCorelogic.
L. Janusz Hooker is the Deputy Chairman of LJ Hooker Limited.
With a passion for the property industry, Lane Cathcart has been working as Course Manager at LinkLearn for the better part of a decade, providing nationally recognised, online real estate training to some of the best and brightest real estate agents across Australia. For more information visit linklearn.com.au.
Lauren Kropp is a director and consultant at Real Strategix, who offer a wide variety of property management consulting services. For more information visit realstrategix.com.au.
Lee Wade is the "Mobility Agitator" at CoreLogic RP Data.
Lisa Jemmeson is a Senior Associate with Jemmeson & Fisher. For more information, visit jemfish.com.au
Lisa B. helps agents to become famous in their area. For more information www.dominatetheinternet.com.au.
LISA MCINNES-SMITH regularly inspires people to take action, change, and grow. For more information about Lisa visit lisaspeaks.com.au.
Manos Findikakis is the CEO and Founder of the Eview Group. The Eview Group business model is Manos’ brainchild – a paradigm shift in thinking for the Real Estate Industry. Author of The 60 Second Entrepreneur, he is regularly asked to participate in the Real Estate Training circuit to share ideas and how he created the Eview success story.
Maree Quinn, aka Agent Whisperer, coaches new sales agents to help the industry hang on to the ‘good-uns’. With a background in sales, management and coaching in real estate and corporate environments, Maree tailors her one-on-one services to individual needs. Visit agentwhisperer.com.au for more info.
Marina Mitchell is a features writer for Elite Agent and Elite Property Manager Magazines
Mark Lynch is the Business Development Manager for the Barry Plant Group. Prior to joining Barry Plant, Mark was a Franchise Manager with both Ray White and Wilson Pride (now Century 21). Mark also ran a successful Real Estate business within the Wilson Pride network.
Mark Edwards is commercial partnerships manager and publisher of Elite Agent Magazine.
Mark Kentwell is the Managing Director of PRDnationwide Newcastle and Port Macquarie. For more on Friendly Auctions and a FREE 90-minute download from Mark head to friendlyauctions.com.au.
Mark McLeod is the Ray White Group’s Chief Executive of Growth. He works alongside both agents and businesses across Australia, helping them reach their ultimate potential to achieve success.
Mark Woschnak is the CEO of Rent.com.au.
Narcotect business owner MARTIN LA TOUCHE has seen firsthand the growth of meth-contaminated property cases in New Zealand, and the impact it has created on the housing market there. Narcotect supplies cost-effective, simple-to-use products to detect contamination by illicit drugs. For more information please visit narcotect.com.au.
mc rent roll broking is a specialised rent roll and business broking service for real estate agents, founded by Matt Ciallella. For more information, visit mcrentrollbroking.com.au.
Melanie Dennis is the Director of Domain Property Advocates. For more information visit domainadvocates.com.au.
Melanie Hoole from Hoole.co is a digital specialist. Her inbound marketing formula sets real estate agents up to attract home vendors and generate new business leads. For more information, visit Hoole.co or read more #digithoole insights at www.hoole.co/blog
Melinda Allamby is part of the #SuperSix of Transform 2016. Melinda is from Ray White Holland Park, QLD and she is a Sales Consultant
Michael Choi is a Director, Award Winning Auctioneer, Licensed Estate Agent and REIV Member. Michael’s focus is on helping his team members increase their income every year. He trains, coaches and provides an inspiring work environment where each member can thrive. He is particularly proud of the team culture and career success stories he has helped create.
Widely regarded as Australia’s premier business coach and leading authority on creating outstanding results in business and in life, Michael Sheargold is the Founder and Head Coach of Real Estate Results Network, an Australasian network of high performing independent real estate agents focused on systems and success. www.rernetwork.com.au.
Michelle Bowden is Australia’s presentation and influencing skills expert. She is the author of Don’t Picture Me Naked.
Michelle Delaney has been in real estate for almost 30 years. Her commitment and dedication to property management has seen her win major awards throughout her career, both interstate and nationally. She heads up the Franchise Operations as General Manager of Living Here. For more information visit livinghere.com.au.
Michelle Gibbings is a change and leadership expert and founder of Change Meridian. Michelle works with leaders and teams to help them accelerate progress. She is the Author of ‘Step Up: How to Build Your Influence at Work’. For more information, visit www.michellegibbings.com or email michelle@michellegibbings.com
Milton Rendell is the founder and managing director of Real Estate Plus in WA.
Natalie Hastings is the Managing Director of Hastings + Co. For more information, visit hastingsandco.com.au.
Nathan Krisanski is the CEO and founder of HomePrezzo, a digital marketing company for real estate. He has over eight years’ experience in real estate technology, working with companies including CoreLogic RP Data, Ray White and AgentBox. Nathan is a consultant, trainer and presenter specialising in data visualisation, data strategy, data-driven marketing, market share and growth.
Neville Sanders is the President of the REIA.
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Nigel O’Neil is the CEO of one of Victoria’s largest real estate franchise networks, hockingstuart. Visit www.hockingstuart.com.au.
Nikki Taylor is a director of Real Estate Jobs Search (REJS) and has been successfully recruiting for the Real Estate Industry since 2002. Prior to this Nikki worked in Property Management and Administration, and now works closely with real estate clients across Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit realestatejobssearch.com.
Nila Sweeney is the Managing Editor of Property Market Insider. Formerly the Managing Editor of Your Investment Property and Your Mortgage Magazines, Nila has more than 10 years experience writing about Australia's property market. For more information, visit propertymarket.com.au.
Paul Davies is the Managing Director of One Agency Group. Personally, he has over 30 years Real Estate experience, and has sold over 1,000 properties and conducted over 300 auctions. Paul applies this wealth of experience together with a genuine desire to assist his clients and ensure a successful outcome for all concerned. To find out more about One Agency, visit www.oneagency.com.au.
Paula is a well respected Real Estate agent with over 25 years of practical experience across the industry and property training.
PAUL MYLOTT, GENERAL MANAGER of Century 21 Australia, shares five resolutions all real estate professionals should make for 2015.
Peter Hutton is in the training and mentoring business. Peter is known internationally for creating 'locally-famous' real estate agencies. His company, Agent Brand Co, has a unique 5-Step Mentoring Programme which takes an unknown real estate agency and makes them ‘locally-famous’ in 120 days. Peter and his team work exclusively with owners of small independent agencies.
Peter Hanscomb is the CEO of Belle Property.
Phil Rice is the Managing Director of EZFinance and Phil has been in the finance industry for 17 years. He is a member of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), COSL (dispute resolution), Member of the Institute of Business Leaders (IBL) and recognised by "Stanford Who's Who" as a leader in the Finance field. Philip has a Diploma in Finance and has studied Business Law,Business Economics and accounting. Previous positions that Phil has held range from General manager of Brokerage firms, Senior Lender - Business Development- BankSA, Co-Founder and establishment of Century21 Home Loans Nationally,- to current Director of EZFinance. Phil (EZFinance) has a National Credit Licence issued by ASIC and he is highly regarded in the Finance industry along with the the Real Estate and development Industry around Australia.
Ric Mingramm is a licensed Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer in NSW and QLD and has recently joined PRD Nationwide North Lakes as Sales Manager and continues to work as a contract auctioneer for a number of offices in both states. He has a long history of sales management, general management, mentoring and training.
Rik Rushton presents at over 100 events every year whilst running his phenomenally successful Real Estate business in Melbourne. He is one of Australia’s leading choices in conference speakers because he is still an actively listing and selling award winning agent. He has spoken twice at the largest real estate convention in the world, the National Association of Realtors Convention, and this year will be the Master of Ceremonies at AREL. For more information visit www.arelevents.com.au.
Robyn Simpson is a Strategic Marketing Consultant at MarketSmartly.
Ray Wood is the CEO of real estate marketing group Bestagents, a founding partner of real estate software company LockedOn and the bestselling author of How to Sell Your Home for More.
Sadhana Smiles recently became the CEO of Harcourts NSW. She has held several senior positions with some of the sectors most significant organisations in VIC and NSW. Sadhana has built a career upon strong leadership and driving businesses to become more engaged, connected, agile, resourceful and memorable.
Samara Bedwell is the Managing Director of Macwell Property Management and has 15 years’ experience in the industry. She also works with the REIQ as a consultant on their property management support service team and as a trainer.
Sam is a Senior Client Manager with Sponsoredlinx, the leaders in Advanced Online Marketing in Australia. His passion for the Real Estate market from a young age aided his sales and marketing career in the Property Investment division of one of Australia's largest developers. His inside knowledge of the rapidly changing online world make him a valuable source of information for anyone looking to maximise their Internet potential in the Real Estate sector.
With a background in research and investigations, SARAH BELL married into the real estate industry in 2009 and has found a passion for both the business and its people. Sarah is also a regular contributor to Elite Agent and EPM Magazines. Contact Sarah sarah@eliteagent.com.au.
Sarah Dawson is the Account Management Team Lead at Rockend, Australia’s leading provider of property software. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry and extensive experience in management roles, Sarah understands the needs of real estate businesses.
Shantelle Isaaks is the marketing assistant for Elite Agent and Elite Property Manager Magazines.
Sharon Bennie is the owner of 'sharonbennie' specialist recruitment and headhunting agency focusing specifically on the property and real estate market.
Shawn Callahan is the founder at Anecdote Pty Ltd. This article is adapted from Shawn’s new book 'Putting Stories to Work: Mastering Business Storytelling'. For more info, visit www.anecdote.com
Simone Ryan is the Principal of MoneyBags Property and is passionate about inspiring futures for her clients.
SIMON HENRY, foreign investment expert and co-CEO of Juwai.com, answers some questions about the findings.
Samantha McLean is the Managing Editor of Elite Agent Magazine.
Sophie Lyon

Sophie Lyon

With more than 25 years’ experience, Sophie Lyon has a proven track record in property management and has led a number of businesses to new heights through her strategic yet people-focused approach. Professionally active and widely respected, Sophie is a past Director and Vice President of the REIV and a regular speaker at real estate industry events throughout Australia and overseas.
Stephanie Challinor is the Marketing Manager for Rockend. For more information visit rockend.com.au.
Stuart Benson is Corporate Sales Manager and Property Spokesperson for Domain. Stuart has over 15 years’ experience in the real estate industry, and as Domain’s Corporate Sales Manager, works closely with the largest corporate real estate offices in the country.
With over a decade of business consulting experience and working as a Master Peak Performance Coach for Anthony Robbins, Susanne King is passionate about seeing real-estate agents create attraction businesses but love the life they live. For more information visit facebook.com/theagentrepublic.
Tanja M Jones is a Leadership, Mindset and Peak Performance Specialist. Her clients are usually real estate COOs or GMs who want up to 40 per cent more time to grow their business. For more information visit tmjcoaching.com.au.
Tara Bradbury is the Director of the BDM Academy sharing her business development ideas and strategies with property management BDM’s and Principals. For more information visit bdmacademy.com.au.
Terri Cooper and her company Real Estate Mastery, have an enviable reputation for delivering innovative, relevant, and customised training for all real estate qualifications in both city and regional locations. For more information, please visit www.realestatemastery.com.au.
Tracy Goodwin is the CEO of RSL Communications. RSL stands for The Red Sweater Lady which is Tracy's brand and how she is known all over the world for her incredibly popular videos on all things communication. The list of Tracy's expertise in the field is long but she truly is a master at utilising a powerful and interesting voice to get what you want as well as incorporating persuasive gestures that match a fantastic voice. If you ask Tracy what she does for a living, she'll tell you, "I make people look and sound fabulous" and that's exactly what she can do for you.
Tim Lawless is RP Data’s National Research Director. He joined the company in 2007 and from this time has embarked on developing a renewed focus for the group’s internal property data research division. Along with his team, Tim has expanded the RP Data research division to now report on the property market on a daily basis through visual and personal presentations and has become a successful keynote speaker for industry–related conferences and seminars. Tim has become a regular voice in the Australia media where he regularly reports on trends and current market conditions.
Tom Sullivan

Tom Sullivan

Tom Sullivan is Elite Agent’s latest digital partnerships manager. He is also a mindfulness meditation teacher in Sydney. With nearly a decade of experience having learned from various masters across the globe, Tom now heads up his own meditation school, A Still Mind. For more information visit astillmind.com.au
Real estate coach and trainer Tom Panos teaches agents how to attract business and not just chase it. He is regarded as one of Australia’s leading coaches on helping real estate people become seven figure agents. His LIVE Sunday Night Rants on Facebook have become a must-watch. Tom Panos is also GM of Real Estate – Sales at News Corp Australia. tompanos.com.au.
Tony Blamey is the General Manager Real Estate for Domain.
Tony Fountain is the Founder and Principal of the Fountain Auction Academy (fountainandco.com) based in Bowral, NSW. He has over 53 years’ experience in the auction business and has conducted over 32,000 auctions.
Tony Williamson is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Cairns. He is a passionate and driven individual who has enjoyed enormous success in the Australian real estate industry. Previously an accountant with Price Waterhouse, Tony was a highly awarded salesperson before creating the largest real estate office in the Far North Queensland region. Tony has been recognised at a national and international level for his real estate achievements.
Tracey Daniel is the Co-Founder of the Real Business Group, an organisation which has over 300 proven business strategies to assist entrepreneurs and freelancers to reach the next level in their business. For more information, please see www.realbusinessgroup.com.au
Tony Rowe is the principal of myrealestatetraining.com. au, specialist providers of Real Estate Training.
Troy Hazard is a television host, international speaker, Amazon bestselling business author and serial entrepreneur. Visit troyhazard.com.
Ursula Hogben is the co-founder and managing director of LegalVision ILP. LegalVision provides high-quality fixed-fee legal services online, to start-ups and SMEs across Australia. Ursula speaks regularly at business and industry events. She writes on business law issues for Fairfax media, Startup Smart, StartupDaily and other publications, and has appeared on Sky Business News and in the Australian Financial Review and Business Review Weekly.
Virginia Brookes is the Director of Resolver Recruitment and Temp Talent; Resolver Recruitment is a specialist Agency securing permanent staff for the Real Estate and Property industries, visit resolverrecruitment.com.au. Temp Talent is a specialist Temporary Agency securing part time, casual and contract staff for the Real Estate and Property industries. Visit temptalent.com.au.
Zac McHardy is part of the #SuperSix of Transform 2016. Zac is from Raine & Horne in Chermside QLD and he is a Sales and Marketing Expert