Top 3 Real Estate Agents In Essendon, VIC
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“From hospitality to real estate, my entire career has been focused on customer service – achieving and exceeding the expectations of each and every one of my clients.”

One of Nelson Alexander’s most experienced, respected and prolific Licenced Estate Agents, David Vaughan has been setting the benchmark for real estate excellence for the best part of twenty years.

Growing up in Essendon, schooled at Geelong Grammar and enjoying career success with the Hyatt Corporation in Chicago, David is definitely well-travelled, but his connection to the Moonee Valley area was always going to draw him home.

Throughout his real estate career, David Vaughan has sold more properties in Essendon than any other individual agent and has grown a formidable database of satisfied clients as a result of nearly 2000 sales.

Endless enthusiasm and unrivalled experience, David is also a passionate Essendon Football Club supporter and proud father of two making his connection and commitment to the community stronger than ever.

Away from work, David enjoys precious time with his family, keeping fit and maintaining a keen interest in local and international politics.

According to our records David Vaughan generally sells approximately 75 properties a year at an average price of $906,800 (at time of calculation). David Vaughan appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Gowanbrae.

For Lara Harris, real estate is all about developing relationships and meeting new people every day. Lara prides herself in being a good listener, well presented and having excellent attention to detail. She loves helping vendors achieve the best outcome for their most important asset and helping purchasers find their dream home. Both vendors and purchasers can trust she will work towards a positive result.

With more than a decade of real estate experience, Lara has a well-rounded understanding of all aspects of the business. She quickly puts people at ease with her bubbly and energetic personality. With a very systematic approach to her job, Lara’s clients can be assured she will always keep them well informed.

Having grown up in the Moonee Valley area, Lara has a fantastic understanding of the local area and the many great features it has to offer. In her spare time, Lara loves catching up with her family, friends and taking her furry friend Nixon to the park.

According to our records Lara Harris generally sells approximately 50 properties a year at an average price of $1,087,453 (at time of calculation). Lara Harris appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Strathmore.

The Officer in Effective Control and Senior Auctioneer in the high profile Pagan Real Estate office, Ryan’s real estate experience and depth of local knowledge has proven invaluable to his many loyal clients.
Totally professional and willing to go the extra yard, he consistently achieves seamless real estate transactions that exceed client expectations.
Growing up in Moonee Ponds, he successfully completed his VCE at Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School, then went on to attain his Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) at RMIT.
In a past life Ryan loved his footy & was fortunate enough to play AFL with the Kangaroos.
Drawing on his already honed skills of discipline, commitment, strength of character and hard work, Ryan now excels in the highly competitive real estate arena.
Before becoming a business owner, Ryan was regularly singled out for his outstanding achievements in sales and has won many awards. Ryan has maintained an average of over 100 sales per calendar year for the last 3 years.
Ryan is married to wife Tara and they have three children, Willow, Jack & Archie and are currently undertaking a full renovation of their Port Melbourne home. Ryan is energetic and enthusiastic by nature and loves socialising and going for a run with his two spoodle dogs, Tom & Ted.

According to our records Ryan Pagan generally sells approximately 92 properties a year at an average price of $404,087 (at time of calculation). Ryan Pagan appears to specialise in selling apartments in Moonee Ponds and Travancore.

Rodney ‘Bluey’ Callahan has been a loyal Brad Teal employee for the last 20 years.

A genuine local identity, Rodney has lived and worked in the local district all his life and is well known as an exceptional Auctioneer. His professional expertise, diligence and commitment to clients is second to none. For vendors, he focuses on achieving the highest possible price in the shortest possible time, and buyers are ensured the highest quality information to help them find their dream home.

Rodney has an enviable knowledge of the local area and prides himself on his ability to deliver the information you need to make a sound decision regarding your home. His local interests, however, extend well past property. Rodney is a life member of the Keilor Football Club in the EDFL and the Keilor Cricket Club, where his achievements both on and off the field are well renowned.

Skills & expertise
Rodney Callahan has been in the industry since 1997.

According to our records Rodney Callahan generally sells approximately 37 properties a year at an average price of $1,084,419 (at time of calculation). Rodney Callahan appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Strathmore.


With over a decade of industry experience under his belt, Matthew Febey has been a partner at Nelson Alexander since 2012. His honest and straightforward advice, combined with exceptional attention to detail and highly strategic property campaigns, have helped to make him a hugely successful and in-demand property professional.

Matthew is a high achiever who takes immense pride in his personal auction clearance rate, which is consistently above the industry average at over 90 per cent. In 2016, he was named by Hot Topic as one of the Top 100 Agents in Australia. He has also been awarded Nelson Alexander’s Salesperson of the Year accolade. “In real estate, every day is different. I relish the fast pace and love meeting new people,” Matthew explains. “I’m extremely proud to say that a significant portion of my work comes from repeat business and referrals.”

After hours, Matthew enjoys time spent with family and friends and keeping active with golf.

According to our records Matthew Febey generally sells approximately 56 properties a year at an average price of $1,159,868 (at time of calculation). Matthew Febey appears to specialise in selling houses in Strathmore and Moonee Ponds.

Joe Zucco is passionate about property. Channeling the fundamentals garnered from studying commerce at Deakin University and following a football injury that ensured his Saturdays were now (sadly) free, Joe began his career in Real Estate.

Joe, a St Bernard’s boy born and bred in the area, knows the North West of Melbourne like the back of his hand. McDonald Upton pride themselves on this type of geographic and demographic insight, cementing their position as the agency with the most credible local knowledge.

Joe’s strengths lie in his ability to both understand and service the needs of his clients. His natural and down to earth communication style combined with patience, honesty and humour, ensure positive and enduring connections, with repeat business accounting for ninety percent of client interactions. Recent sales in the area have been block busters, breaking suburb records previously held for many years, thereby reaffirming Joe’s reputation for having exceptional negotiation skills and an unwavering relationship with clients

His appreciation for the working operations of developers is forged from both professional and personal experience and Joe genuinely relishes the opportunity to build a wealth portfolio for his clients. Ever mindful of the trust placed in him, Joe handles every transaction with the upmost respect and priority.

Married to Natasha and having two young sons, Harry and Lachie, Joe is just as proactive and involved in his downtime; as an avid Collingwood supporter, an enthusiastic, if necessarily infrequent golfer, and keen VRC member.

According to our records Joe Zucco generally sells approximately 29 properties a year at an average price of $1,709,591 (at time of calculation). Joe Zucco appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Strathmore.

With a maturity and life-experience well beyond his years, along with a colourful career in the racing industry, Anthony Elliott’s success in real estate was always a ‘sure thing’.

The Elliott family has strong connections to both the racing industry and real estate. Indeed Anthony’s father, John Elliott, enjoyed a successful career in property sales – at Frank Dowling Real Estate.

It was of little surprise then, when at age 24, Anthony made the decision to leave the sport of kings and join the stable of thoroughbred agents at Frank Dowling Real Estate.

His drive for success and natural people skills provides Anthony with the ultimate platform to build strong relationships with vendors and buyers alike. And having resided in Strathmore his entire life, Anthony has a strong connection to the people and unique attractions of Moonee Valley.

According to our records Anthony Elliott generally sells approximately 47 properties a year at an average price of $831,122 (at time of calculation). Anthony Elliott appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Strathmore.

Bill Karp is one of Moonee Valley’s most highly recommended agents, which tells you a great deal about the quality of his advice and service provided for each client’s result.

Having risen through the ranks of the industry to become a fully Licensed Estate Agent, an award-winning accredited Auctioneer and Director of the Barry Plant offices in Essendon and Keilor East, Bill’s knowledge of the local market and its individual nuances ranks second to none. He has a genuine passion for the area and the benefits it provides for local residents, which evidently flows through each team member that he has personally mentored and trained.

As a marketer, Bill is known for his ability to “think outside the square” in order to achieve exceptional results for his vendors. As he often tells us, “Whether we’re using innovative advertising technology or we’re employing people who won’t hesitate to go the extra mile, our aim is to give our clients the best.”

As an Auctioneer with thousands of local auctions behind him, Bill is extremely proud of his track record of setting benchmarks for others to aspire to. However, Bill is one of those rare real estate professionals who is completely at home no matter what marketing methodology is used. Whether his vendors choose an Auction, Private Sale or Sale by Set Date, Bill’s focus remains the same – to achieve a result that exceeds everyone’s expectations.

Bill is married with four children, lives in Aberfeldie and is well known for his support towards the community he works so closely with. You’ll often find him conducting fundraising auctions for community groups and sporting clubs, or helping them to promote their events.

Between Bill himself, and the Barry Plant team at Essendon and Keilor East looking after your sale, you can be sure that your property is in very safe hands.

According to our records Bill Karp generally sells approximately 53 properties a year at an average price of $1,127,236 (at time of calculation). Bill Karp appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Aberfeldie.

Bruce Warburton gets results. With over two decades in real estate under his belt, Bruce is a highly effective master negotiator who knows what it takes to ensure his clients always achieve a stellar result.

Forthright yet approachable, Bruce’s vast experience across all aspects of the real estate space means he can adeptly adapt to any situation, regardless of market conditions.

Having grown up and lived in Melbourne’s north for many years, Bruce and his family actively maintain close ties with the local community.

According to our records Bruce Warburton generally sells approximately 57 properties a year at an average price of $966,840 (at time of calculation). Bruce Warburton appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Strathmore.

Simon Cookson is a real estate veteran with energy to burn. A leading light in the area for his myriad philanthropic endeavours, Simon is also an experienced mentor to up and coming agents. Firmly believing that real estate is a lifestyle rather than a job, his successful career in an often maligned industry, has been forged from resilience, honest self assessment, and 100% commitment to every transaction.

A third generation Essendon local, Simon also feels it incumbent on himself to act with integrity out of historical respect for his parents and grandparents. Widely respected for his uncompromising commitment to a personal code of conduct and ethics, Simon does not shy away from delivering his clients the unvarnished truth.

Simon is a dynamic and assured auctioneer, with outstanding negotiating skills and expansive local market experience to back up his strategic advice.

Working continuously in the area since 1985, Simon is right across the importance of balance, committing to annual holidays overseas with his marvellously supportive wife, Roma, and regular weekend getaways to Anglesea with his adult children and their partners.

Along with tireless local and overseas charity work for many years, Simon recently conceived and helped establish the Strathmore Men’s Shed ; a hugely important initiative for both the area’s men and the community at large and one Simon should be extremely proud to have founded.

According to our records Simon Cookson generally sells approximately 12 properties a year at an average price of $1,407,412 (at time of calculation). Simon Cookson appears to specialise in selling houses in Essendon and Strathmore.

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