Best Real Estate Agents In Brighton
Avg. rating of real estate agents in Brighton, VIC
Based on sales history and collected reviews
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Halli knows Brighton better.
A dedicated professional with a genuine love of people and property, Halli is a Bayside realty specialist with over 17 years experience in the area. Born and breed in Brighton and a proud Old Brighton Grammarian he is community minded, with an extensive local network, expansive knowledge and his finger firmly on the pulse of real estate shifts and lifts.
An award-winning auctioneer, Halli is sought after for his enthusiastic style and tenacious approach to negotiating. He prides himself on always exceeding the expectations of his clients – both with the service he provides them and the price he will achieve for their home. He works closely with Sonja Sendin, whose exemplary organisation skills and attention to detail, perfectly complement his personal style.
A committed and hard working Director of Buxton Brighton, Halli listens to his vendors guiding them through every step of the sales process with ease. His exceptional experience, long standing loyalty and amiable nature set him apart from the rest, and his consistent results, referrals & repeat business speak volumes about his proven approach.
Away from work Halli loves spending time with his wife, Amelie and two teenage children, Clara & Charlie. His other passions include keeping fit at the Brighton Baths and hosting charity auctions at various local events such as the Brighton Yacht Club Oaks Day luncheon and Rotary fundraisers.
According to our records Halli Moore generally sells approximately 37 properties a year at an average price of $1,935,304 (at time of calculation). Halli Moore appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Brighton East.
Justin began Follett & Co. back in 2014 with a singular purpose in mind – to bring a personalized, detail-oriented, and full service approach to property buyers and sellers in the Bayside area, an area which he has known and lived in for over two decades.
With over 15 years of experience in the real estate game, Justin has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of buying and selling homes, a vast network of local and international buyers, and a well-earned reputation as one of the preeminent sales agents in the greater Brighton area.
Justin’s true passion lies not only in selling some of Bayside’s most prestigious homes, but putting the time in with each and every client that walks through the door. Justin places a high value on premium customer service, and would prefer to take on less listings in favour of allotting more time and energy into his exclusive clients and making certain that they have everything and anything they could possibly need. And that is the ethos of Follett & Co.; a fully-customised, discrete, and tailored real estate service you won’t find anywhere else in the area.
When Justin is not putting in the long hours in the office or at open for inspections, he loves spending time with his family, wife Rachel and their two young sons. He also likes staying active with a hit of tennis, indulging in his love of cars and architecture.
According to our records Justin Follett generally sells approximately 23 properties a year at an average price of $1,779,953 (at time of calculation). Justin Follett appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Hampton.
With an ability to establish strong relationships with clients, Tom’s fresh approach embodies everything Buxton represents… Following family footsteps from the legal and real estate profession, Tom has applied his enthusiastic and driven approach to property. After graduating from Brighton Grammar, Tom has taken full advantage of his tertiary major in Behavioural Studies with a keen ability to connect, communicate and read people.
The culmination of these skills allows Tom to successfully negotiate and achieve fantastic results for his clients. Creating a very hands on and working relationship with his clients,
Tom emphasizes a real point of difference by not only understanding the disciplined hard working nature of real estate but also by employing a very organised, forward thinking approach.
Tom also takes full advantage of a keen understanding of modern marketing techniques, and is what some would call “technically inclined” and prides himself on being able to operate quickly yet with precision and professionalism. Tom loves being part of a reliable team with experience in a competitive market.
With unmatched enthusiasm Tom will be the best appointed agent to make your real estate experience an enjoyable one
According to our records Tom Davidson generally sells approximately 24 properties a year at an average price of $1,535,250 (at time of calculation). Tom Davidson appears to specialise in selling Units in Brighton and Brighton East.
With a career spanning more than two decades, Sam’s knowledge, energy, enthusiasm and reliability have cemented his position as one of Bayside’s pre-eminent and most successful real-estate professionals. Practical, amiable and possessing a genuine empathy for the concerns of both buyers and sellers, Sam works hard to create a smooth, stress-free negotiating environment, built on trust and open communication. It is an approach that consistently delivers excellent outcomes for vendors – many of whom are repeat clients or have recommended Sam to others. His insights into the local real estate market are borne out of a lifetime living in the area – the third generation of his family to do so – as well as personal experience in buying, renovating and selling in the Bayside region. It is, in fact, a family passion, with Sam joining his brother James, as a fellow Director of RT Edgar’s Brighton office. As testament to his energy, focus and commitment, Sam is not only actively involved Brighton’s community life, but recently became the 159th Australian to have completed the grueling 33-kilometre swim across the English Channel.
According to our records Sam Paynter generally sells approximately 15 properties a year at an average price of $1,698,619 (at time of calculation). Sam Paynter appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Brighton East.
Universally regarded as Baysides leading Real Estate Agent, Nick Johnstone has negotiated billions of dollars’ worth of Bayside Real Estate. “A focus on service, a drive to succeed and the experience to achieve goals are just the start,” says Nick. “The key to achieving success in any industry is to be passionate about what you do.” In Nick, that passion extends to time spent developing property in Brighton and to years developing a network of contacts – families, investors and developers – in the area. However, Nick’s passions extend well beyond the properties and people of the local market. “Real estate is about more than just homes and the personalites who inhabit them. Every sale is its own intricate process – from developing a marketing strategy, to setting a targeted advertising plan, to negotiating an above expectation result. What sets Nick apart from other agents is his genuine empathy for his clients – yes, he actually cares for them.
Every step of the process requires rigorous application of sales and marketing principles and, at the ultimate end, the strength to achieve a stated price.” With thousands of auctions under his belt, Nick is one of Melbourne’s most expert and experienced Auctioneers and is well-known for his assertive and tenacious style – he’s even been known to accept $10 bids to maintain the momentum of his auctions! A licensed real estate agent with a Bachelor of Arts, Nick’s greatest qualification is years spent negotiating the best results for his clients. “From a $300,000 Bathing Box to a $20 million Golden Mile estate, the principles to achieve a record-breaking result are the same,” says Nick. “In every case our responsibilities are clear – we work for our vendors. Their interests are paramount. As the principal of the agency, each and every client has my attention and my commitment – whether it’s providing regular face-to-face feedback, developing the most appropriate selling strategy, or holding firm in the final stages of negotiation.”
A Brighton resident for all of his adult life, Nick is deeply entrenched in the life of the bayside community. With children at Haileybury and Melbourne Grammar, he understands the needs of local families. And as a property industry insider, he understands intuitively the shifts of the marketplace. Above all, as a passionate property professional, Nick has a true feel for the needs of sellers in this demanding marketplace – needs he meets with his own brand of personalized service bundles of energy and a defined sense of urgency in all of his dealings. What sets Nick apart from other agents is his genuine empathy for his clients – yes, he actually cares for them. Financially, you simply must use Nick and his team for any future property transactions.
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Nick Johnstone has been in the industry since 2006.
According to our records Nick Johnstone generally sells approximately 39 properties a year at an average price of $1,148,866 (at time of calculation). Nick Johnstone appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Brighton East.
From the moment he started in real estate Ian Jackson was keen to do things differently, and today it would be hard to find too many in the industry who could match him on reputation and results.
The people he engages with can tell he genuinely has their interests at heart. A very keen fly fisherman, Ian has the patience to employ the negotiations and lateral thinking that can put a deal together for the benefit of both parties.
Born and educated in Brighton, Ian is committed to the Bayside. He is also enamoured with the rolling hills surrounding his 100 acre farm near Deans Marsh. Riding a tractor around his olive grove, enjoying the native animals and the big sky inspires and recharges him. It’s important because selling property isn’t easy. This is why people need to engage an agent with Ian’s ability to understand the language and act intuitively.
Ian appreciates his position as a Director with Kay & Burton because ‘working for a prestige company gets you in the door’. From there he simply continues to build a network of loyal clients and his reputation as one of the most credentialed and highly regarded people in the business.
According to our records Ian Jackson generally sells approximately 7 properties a year at an average price of $2,248,000 (at time of calculation). Ian Jackson appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Brighton East.
Julian Augustini is one of Bayside’s leading real estate identities. He is a Director of Hodges’ Brighton, Sandringham and Beaumaris offices, a Licensed Estate Agent, and a passionate, energetic Auctioneer.
Julian’s exceptional knowledge and understanding of the Bayside area has come from more than two decades in the industry. Julian is sought out by buyers and sellers alike because of his attention to detail and his record of continued success. His enthusiasm and pro-active approach has seen him generate results far in excess of clients’ expectations.
Julian plays the leading role behind Hodges’ enviable reputation of having the most professional and well organized sales team. This certainly shows when you look at the record private sale and auction prices Hodges has achieved in the area, from one bedroom apartments to exclusive beachfront properties.
According to our records Julian Augustini generally sells approximately 30 properties a year at an average price of $1,470,250 (at time of calculation). Julian Augustini appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Hampton.
A Bayside property expert with a dynamic business mind Stefan Whiting is
one of Brighton’s most sought after senior, sales agents. Warm, humorous
and personable, his communication skills are such that people feel at ease
and confident in his ability right from the start. University educated with
a limitless capacity for information he genuinely finds something in common
with each individual client creating an easy rapport and a uniquely
A consummate professional with peerless drive, Stefan’s number one priority
is his clients and helping them achieve their dreams through property sales
and relocation. His finance and asset management background honed over 16
years in the retail broking sector ensures a fresh approach to real estate
based on the art of negotiation and creating a competitive sales
environment. He is a local area authority who proudly demonstrates an
unwavering commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for his
With a sales business built on relationships and referrals, Stefan
maintains close connections with his clients ensuring a far-reaching
network spanning from Melbourne to the Peninsula, London to Shanghai and
beyond. He has an uncanny knack of putting people together and matching
buyers to properties often before they even have a chance to hit the market.
After living in bayside for over 20 years he has in-depth local knowledge
and passionately believes in all the benefits a Brighton lifestyle
provide. “Who would want to live anywhere else?” he asks. He is a family
man with close community ties who is proud to be bringing up his children
in this spectacular suburb. When he is not working, running & fitness as
well as family & friends are his true loves, and he combines them all as
often as he can! Stefan is a man of honesty & integrity with a lust for
life and property that is infectious.
According to our records Stefan Whiting generally sells approximately 23 properties a year at an average price of $2,412,148 (at time of calculation). Stefan Whiting appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Brighton East.
Alex Schiavo considers himself to be more in the business of real estate than a real estate agent. As a Director of Kay & Burton he has established this difference time and again through his complete commitment to every aspect of selling a property. Alex is a renowned representative for his clients and has experienced extraordinary success.
Attention to detail is one of the key attributes that sets him apart and Alex is also known for his outstanding negotiating skills. The technology now available also inspires him, he has a passion for it and this competency gives his clients an extra advantage.
Alex is proud of his Italian heritage. He enjoys reading ancient and modern history, is fluent in Italian and his European sensibility can be of real benefit when communicating to local communities and the international market. His sensitivity to the requirements of the important relationships he has cultivated over the years has only enhanced his competitive edge.
Alex always intends to deliver his clients exactly what he would want for himself. He dedicates himself to them and creates the honest, forthright communication that is always appreciated. His attributes have opened many doors and enabled Alex to sell some of Melbourne’s finest homes. He has earned a significant and respected position amongst his peers and the people fortunate enough to have had Alex Schiavo in their corner.
According to our records Alex Schiavo generally sells approximately 15 properties a year at an average price of $2,591,196 (at time of calculation). Alex Schiavo appears to specialise in selling houses in Brighton and Brighton East.
Who is Campbell Cooney? Looking back, it now seems only natural that Campbell would one day end up the proud owner and director of the Hodges Group of offices. Being born and raised in bayside and schooled at Stella Maris and Brighton Grammar, Campbell has a long affiliation with Melbourne’s South Eastern bayside suburbs. Campbell holds a Bachelor of Business and a Certificate of Business (real estate); both of which helped him launch an impressive career in residential and commercial real estate. Commencing his real estate career in 1983, Campbell has accrued over 30 years’ experience as a fully licensed agent. He has proven himself to be an extremely skilled negotiator and a dynamic Auctioneer; possessing a fierce reputation for demanding the same standards of success from his team, as he demands from himself. Campbell’s natural energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour make him a stand out performer at auction time. As a company principal, Campbell is a great believer in a hands-on-approach and focuses a great deal of energy on ensuring his clients benefit from a personalised service that is transparent and holistic. When not professionally representing his broad client base, Campbell is a loyal friend and dedicated family man who relishes in the support of his wife, Louise, and their five children, Sam, Pat, Matt, Tim and Claire. Always a competitive sportsman, Campbell enjoyed a brief but fulfilling football career at Melbourne (AFL) and Prahran (VFA). Campbell is still very active and regularly involves himself in local sporting and charity events. Aside from his professional expertise, Campbell takes great pride in always prioritising his clients’ interests. Experience has shown that those who seek his advice always benefit in a meaningful way.
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Campbell Cooney has been in the industry since 1983.
According to our records Campbell Cooney generally sells approximately 18 properties a year at an average price of $1,379,370 (at time of calculation). Campbell Cooney appears to specialise in selling houses in Bentleigh and Brighton.