Directors

Eric Sealey
Eric Sealey Principal P. 07 5491 3555 M. 0419 376 316

As principal of Local Agent Real Estate, Eric leads a dynamic team of more than 35 hardworking agents plus highly professional permanent rental and holiday property management teams. Highly motivated, professional and focussed on the needs of property owners, Eric and the Local Agent team pride themselves on achieving outstanding results for owners keen to sell or rent for the best price. As an experienced real estate agent, Eric has years of experience selling and managing properties on behalf of many satisfied clients, and has fashioned an enviable reputation of trust and professionalism. With a strong corporate background and excellent communication skills, Eric has a committed team focus on customer service, and a supportive approach that greatly assists clients navigate the often stressful property market. Exceedingly knowledgeable about management rights and apartment investments, Eric’s expertise in this area is highly sought after by both buyers and sellers. A no obligation appraisal for all property sales or rental managements only takes a few minutes, so feel free to contact Eric and the team today to explore the opportunities.

Tanya Sealey
Tanya Sealey Director P. 07 5491 3555 M. 0400 021 932

As owner of Local Agent real estate, Tanya provides direction and focus to our highly credentialed agency. A licensed real estate agent and award winning property manager in her own right, Tanya ensures customer satisfaction is always our highest priority. A highly skilled communicator with an unwavering commitment to excellence, Tanya works hard for clients and strives to provide the best outcomes for all. Tanya’s background in the highly competitive education sector saw her rise to become the principal of Australia’s largest primary school before deciding to transfer her skills and flourish in the property industry. As a highly successful business owner and fully licensed agent, Tanya expects nothing but the best for her clients and provides a level of calmness and professionalism that few can emulate. Always approachable and highly respected, Tanya and our team are always available to discuss your property needs.

Senior Property Management Team

Natalie Hight
Natalie Hight Senior Property Manager P. 07 5491 3555 M. 07 5436 8111 (Direct)

Natalie Hight is a true property management professional. Qualified, experienced and highly knowledgeable, Natalie has devoted her entire working life to managing rental properties for investors.

An expert on Queensland’s ever-changing rental laws and regulations, Natalie prides herself on providing accurate information to landlords on every aspect of renting their properties.

When Natalie is not leading the Local Agent property management team, she loves to spend time with her young family, holidaying in Queensland’s best tropical locations, and relaxing at the beach.

Property Management Team

Vanessa Blouin
Vanessa Blouin Property Manager P. 07 5491 3555 M. 07 5436 8119 (Direct)

Vanessa is an experienced and highly energetic property manager who has built a strong reputation on getting things done.

A fully qualified dynamo who landlords can always rely upon to sort out their problems, and to provide the right advice.

Vanessa is a strong advocate for landlords if there are issues with tenants, and prides herself on her service to landlords and the protection of their properties.

In her spare time, Vanessa rides and races dirt bikes and enjoys the great outdoors. You will find her camping in the bush, kayaking in the ocean or climbing a mountain whenever she gets the chance!

Nadia Nemesagu
Nadia Nemesagu Local Agent P. 07 5491 3555 M. 07 5436 8101 (Direct)

Friendly, professional and customer focussed, Nadia is dedicated to ensuring every guest experience is the best it can be.

As a fully qualified property manager, Nadia uses her broad knowledge of the property industry and extensive customer service experience to ensure things run smoothly, and guests leave happy.

Always keen to assist, Nadia is busy every day taking bookings and responding to enquiries.

So, whether you want to secure your next holiday booking or simply have a question or two about a particular property, give Nadia a call – she’d love to hear from you!

Holiday Letting Manager

Olivia Brown
Olivia Brown Senior Holiday Letting Manager P. 07 5491 3555

The driving force behind Holiday Caloundra’s meteoric success in recent years, Olivia has been exceeding the expectations of holiday property owners and their guests year after year.

Knowledgeable, highly skilled and passionate about customer service, Olivia leads a holiday team totally committed to providing the best possible experiences for holiday property owners, and the thousands of holiday guests who visit their properties every year.

An expert on online booking platforms, social media marketing and maximising returns for property investors, Olivia is our key contact for anybody considering holiday letting their investment property.

Friendly, always smiling and a true local, Olivia works tirelessly to provide the highest standard of customer service possible – so whether you are a guest looking for holiday advice or an investor wanting to chat about potential returns on your holiday property, get in contact with Olivia or any member of her team – they’ll look after you!!

Larissa Jermyn
Larissa Jermyn Holiday Letting Manager P. 07 5491 3555

Larissa is a fully qualified property manager with a passion for customer service and holiday letting.

On any given day, Larissa is securing holiday bookings, organising maintenance, responding to enquiries, returning calls from property owners, and everything else that needs attention.

Larissa’s experience in holiday property management, smiling face and positive nature are an enormous asset to our holiday management team, and are regularly commented upon by guests and property owners alike.

So if you need to secure your next holiday, have some questions about a particular property, or just want to know more about holiday letting in general – give Larissa a call – she’ll love to hear from you!

Reception Administration

Licensed Agents

Chris Hinkly
Chris Hinkly Sales Manager and Management Right Sales P. 0411023672 M. 0411023672

Chris has been involved in the Management Rights Industry since 2000 when he purchased his first complex in Alexandra Headland. He has since owned and operated Management Rights in Caloundra, Kings Beach and Pelican Waters.

In July 2015 Chris joined the Local Agent Team to share his knowledge and experience of selling property as an Onsite Manager with other Onsite Managers. Team and Relationship building together with the desire to help others to succeed are important to Chris.

The Team of Onsite Managers selling properties continues to grow and in 2019 Local Agent Onsite expanded its services to include the sale of Management Right Businesses.

If you are an Onsite Manager and wish to protect your letting pool by becoming more involved in the sale process of properties within your complex, then contact Chris to discuss becoming part of the Local Agent Onsite Team.

If you are looking at Buying or Selling Management Rights please contract Chris for a confidential discussion about your requirements.

Stuart Border
Stuart Border Licenced Real Estate Agent P. 0414349424 M. 0414349424

“Sales With Energy”

In 1992 Stuart started his Caloundra real estate career at Gemini Resort. Stuart and his wife Kylie subsequently bought the management rights in 1995. They sold this business in 2002 and purchased the Raine and Horne Caloundra office in 2003.
Raine and Horne consisted of a Holiday and Permanent managements and a sales business. Stuart created the On-site sales business to assist on-site managers who wanted to sell apartments within their building complex.
In 2009 Raine and Horne was re-branded to Local Agent. After 15 years, Stuart and Kylie sold Local Agent to Eric and Tanya Sealey in 2018.
Stuart and his wife Kylie live at Shelly Beach. After a 2 year break Stuart is operating as a Licensed Sales Agent under the Local Agent brand helping people in property.

Quick Facts:
• Rural background located at Coonamble and Goondiwindi.
• Education: Farrer Agricultural High School and Gatton Agricultural College.
• 10 year: Director /manager: 90 Apartment Gemini Resort management Rights.
• 6 year: Director: Raine & Horne Franchise real estate office.
• 9 year: Director: Created Local Agent Independent real estate office.
• Managed: 120 holiday property.
• Managed: 330 permanent rental property.
• Assisted: 30 On-site building managers in sales.
• 25 year liaison with body corporate managers.
• 30 years property sales experience.
• 3 years B/Corp Committee / Secretary position – St Lucia, 39 Unit high rise.

Personal Interests:
• Energy Management:
Reducing energy cost’s of local business’s.
Arranging the installation of energy management systems to obtain real time data. The data is reviewed and strategies implemented to shift load, reduce energy consumption and peak demand.
Arranging EV charging units and Solar P.V. systems.
Aligning business energy profile with the correct retailer and tariff.

• Family hiking and travel:
Latest Journey – a 5 day trek along Noosa North Shore to Rainbow Beach!

Andrew Dyce
Andrew Dyce Licenced Real Estate Agent P. 0410504764 M. 0410504764

Andrew Dyce has over a decade of real estate experience and has extensive knowledge within the local market. With a background in hospitality management, Andrew understands the importance of quality customer service and this is just what he delivers.

With a quirky sense of humour and a positive attitude, Andrew is able to quickly build rapport and develop longterm and effective business relationships. His perceptive nature and unrivalled ability to listen to his clients is pivotal in securing the outcomes that they both want and need.

Open and effective communication is an important element to delivering the best customer service for his clients. Andrew is proactive in guiding and advising people through the sales process to make the experience far less daunting. Andrew prides himself on the consistent and timely information and advice that he provides his clients.

At the end of the day, Andrew is a committed family man and relishes every moment he can spend with his daughter, particularly those spent fishing the local waterways with her.

Jaryd Hunter
Jaryd Hunter Licenced Real Estate Agent P. 0431263098 M. 0431263098

Jaryd Hunter is an experienced industry professional. Raised on the Sunshine Coast, Jaryd has built up an enviable personal reputation over the last 25 years, possessing a local eye and knowledge for the area.

Having sold over 10 million dollars in real estate on the Sunshine Coast 20/21 financial year, his outstanding sale results combined with 100% positive recommendations + reviews speak for themselves – all the while breaking multiple street and estate records for highest ever sale price’s along the way.

Growing up in Caloundra Jaryd himself entered into the property market investing on the Sunshine Coast at a young age. Now a multi investor with years of experience in real estate, he knows how to make the property transaction for clients smooth and achieve the best results possible.

“I give 10/10 service to all of my clients with every transaction, my goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of every client.”

On his day off, you will likely find Jaryd near the water, whether it’s surfing at Kawana pocket, fishing Pumicestone Passage or walking the dogs with his family at Currimundi Lake – just some of the many highlights the area has to offer!
https://www.localagent.net.au/testimonials/jaryd-testimonials/

Kerri Johnston
Kerri Johnston Licenced Real Estate Agent M. 0412 580 184

Kerri has a genuine passion for selling real estate. Her experience spans over 15 years and has consistently ranks among the top performing agents in Pelican Waters. This accolade is based on several criteria including sales volume, number of sales and average sale price. This can be attributed to Kerri’s energy, diligence, determination and exceptional negotiation skills.

She has been a resident of the Sunshine Coast since 1988 and a resident in Pelican Waters since 2001. Kerri’s tenacious commitment to client service and unmatched level of enthusiasm are assets that make her a standout among her respected peers.

Over 15 years in the business, from property management and then into sales, Kerri has accumulated an enviable database of past and present clients. Her high percentage of referral business, and a long list of repeat clients personifies her skills as a people to people agent. Advanced buyer match technology, social media, numerous internet portals, access to interstate Offices and the continued training and support offered by the Local Agent Group attribute to Kerri’s longevity and success in the business.

A resident in Pelican Waters and accumulating investment properties of her own in the area provides her with vast local knowledge to assist investors with their portfolios and also knows what she is talking about when selling or buying the “family” home. From first time investors, first home buyers or a waterfront home, her advice on the area is unmatched.

Kerri believes her ongoing success and ‘survival’ across many changing markets is hard work, dedication and commitment to providing incomparable service and careful consideration when providing advice to clients buying and selling real estate.

Roger Watson
Roger Watson Licenced Real Estate Agent P. 0428760476 M. 0428760476

The transaction of property between buyer and seller is more than just a financial one. With family, lifestyle and personal factors being taken into account, buying or selling your property takes an expert to help you through the process.

Meet Roger Watson, the agent whose industry experience, enthusiasm and vision can do just that.

“I am motivated by helping people from all different walks of life. It’s not about the houses, it’s the people who are living in, buying and selling them.”

Roger Watson is a real estate agent with decades of experience in the property market. He has had extensive experience selling units, apartments and houses.

Roger’s appetite for adventure and enthusiasm for life is the perfect complement to his deep-seated knowledge of the real estate market and solid reputation of integrity. His achievements reflect his proactive and energetic approach; vital attributes within real estate sales results.

“There’s no shortcut to success in real estate, hard work and doing the basics consistently is what it is all about.”

Roger is also well known for managing his daughter’s, Jessica Watson, OAM, successful campaign to be the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world.

Roger became a real estate identity after landing on the cusp of a property boom in the Gold Coast in the early 1980s. His business acumen and keen eye for real estate opportunities saw him progress from real estate sales to director of a nationally recognised real estate brand. Next, Roger used his trademark zest to build a prestigious, prosperous agency specialising in exclusive properties.

With proven and impressive sales experience of decades and extensive industry experience, Roger Watson, Licensed Real Estate Agent will not only work for you, but he will work with you.

Onsite Managers

Rob Thiesfield
Rob Thiesfield Onsite Sales - Aqua View, Karmawaters P. 0491 747 352

Rob has been involved in service and caring for people for more than 30 years. As Caretaking manager for both “Aqua View Apartments Kings Beach” and “Karmawaters Apartments Pelican Waters” Rob is readily available to discuss your needs and looks forward to working with you to help you achieve your property goals.

Paul Graham-Rowe
Paul Graham-Rowe Onsite Sales - Sails Resort On Golden Beach M. 0408 982 688
Alison Geraghty
Alison Geraghty Sales Consultant P. 0402 948 229

Formerly the onsite manager at Cerulean Apartments, Local Agent welcomes back Alison as one of their Licenced Real Estate Agents.

Melinda Goss
Melinda Goss Onsite Sales - Emporio Apartments P. 0424557794 M. 0424557794
Rae Malone
Rae Malone Onsite Sales - Gemini M. 0410 495 709

Onsite Sales – Gemini

Mark Burns
Mark Burns Onsite Sales - Casablanca On Kings P. 0499 007 200

Onsite Manager, Casablanca Beachfront Apartments

1 Ormonde Terrace, Kings Beach, Caloundra QLD 4551

http://www.casablancaonkings.com.au/

Casablanca Beachfront Apartments is a 24 Apartment complex predominately used for short term holiday rentals.

Cathy Maguire
Cathy Maguire Onsite Sales - Kings Way P. 0754917500

Onsite Sales – Kings Way

Di Richards
Di Richards Onsite Sales - Toral Park Terraces P. 0754564023 M. 0430080487
Testimonials

“Di is the Onsite Manager at Toral Park Terraces, a modern townhouse complex in the education precinct of Buderim.

Di’s expertise doesn’t stop here though – she knows the Sunshine Coast region well and is happy to find buyers for your property anywhere on the Sunshine Coast.”

“Excellent Service”
Di and her team were a pleasure to work with. We were kept informed at all times of any developments and her experience and professionalism was a credit to her. We would not hesitate to recommend her to others.
Posted by Neil & Jo Wyatt (Seller) on 19 Mar 2024

Check out Di’s other excellent reviews on Rate My Agent.

https://www.ratemyagent.com.au/real-estate-agent/di-richards-ea116/sales/overview

Deanna Taranto
Deanna Taranto Onsite Sales - Windsong M. 0419 521 010
Dana Baggett
Dana Baggett Akama On-site sales P. 0475 610 613
Lynette Cameron
Lynette Cameron Onsite Sales - Tripcony Quays M. 0401 482 962

Lynette Cameron is results driven and a renovating and interior design aficionado, with a background in the retail side of the building industry, as well as surveying and drafting. Lynette has the perfect blend of passion, skills, knowledge and determination to ensure her clients receive the ultimate service, and importantly – the optimum result.

Over 9 years in the business with Property Management and Residential Sales in Toowoomba and 2 years On-Site Management experience running Tripcony Quays Apartments.

Rain Song
Rain Song Banyandah Towers - Onsite Sales P. 07 5443 6911 M. 07 5443 6911

Rain is the onsite manager of Banyandah Towers which is situated alongside the Maroochy River. The 15-storey towers are 5 minutes drive from Cotton Tree and 10 minutes drive to Sunshine Coast Airport.

Banyandah Towers is perfect for the whole family, with a heated pool that will keep the kids entertained the whole year round, and a spa that the parents will love. There’s no other hotel that provides such great value for an absolute riverfront location

Andrea Radford
Andrea Radford Onsite Sales - Sunshine Towers M. 0437 051 158

Sunshine Towers Holiday Apartments are ideally situated to discover Maroochydore & Cotton Tree, a unique & relaxing holiday place. Take in the awesome ocean & river views along the beautiful Maroochydore Beach and Cotton Tree, the best family holiday getaway location along side the fabulous Maroochydore Surf Beach.

Julie Herbert
Julie Herbert Onsite Sales - Aspect Caloundra P. 0754132000 M. 0411956164

Onsite Manager of Aspect Caloundra since December 2021

Sarah Caton
Sarah Caton Onsite Sales - Beach Club Resort P. 07 5478 3000

Sarah is the onsite manager of a 75 unit complex in the heart of Mooloolaba, the Beach Club Resort. The architectural award winning resort is of a very unique design with meandering walkways through tall Palm Trees in the centre of the open space building. Resort facilities include a heated ground floor lap pool, gym, sauna, conference room and one of Mooloolaba’s best rooftop entertainment areas with BBQs, spa and a glass bottom magnesium mineral plunge pool.

Sarah has lived on the Sunshine Coast for over 15 years and her career background covers an array of interior design, marketing, management and has previously been an investor in a local real estate office in Mooloolaba.

Greg Taylor
Greg Taylor Onsite Sales - Osprey Apartments M. 0400 140 453

Onsite Manager, Osprey Apartments,

Cnr The Esplanade & Buderim Avenue, Mooloolaba QLD 4551

http://www.osprey.com.au/

Boasting an outstanding, experienced resume, we are privileged to be working with onsite manager Greg who manages Osprey Apartments Mooloolaba.

Osprey Apartments Mooloolaba is a popular 60 Apartment complex predominately used for short term holiday rental, situated on the ocean front.

Greg’s background in law and business provides him with a broad range of knowledge for his work and also his clients.

“My business career has enabled me to experience first hand the many sides of business including that of employee, employer, supplier, wholesaler, franchiser, franchisee and retailer in the areas of small business, national and global enterprise.

The information obtained from my Law degree, International Business degree and my tenure at the Caxton Legal Centre continues to provide me with a broad and up to date understanding of the business community and the legal issues faced by business managers in today’s commercial environment.”

Jan Menzies
Jan Menzies Onsite Sales - Rovera P. 07 5409 6900

Rovera Apartments has 29 units in the complex and has a mixture of permanent, long term residents and short term holiday rentals. Comprising of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.

Jan has over 15 years experience as a Senior Housing Manager both in NZ and the on Sunshine Coast. Her professionalism and performance results secured her inclusion in several national projects for business improvement.

Taking over as the Onsite Manager in November 2015, Jan joined Local Agent in September 2016 and looks forward to the opportunity of successfully negotiating any future apartment sales in the beautiful Rovera complex.

Greg Sheppard
Greg Sheppard Onsite Sales - Emporio Apartments M. 0409 564 618

Greg Sheppard

Moreno Kramer
Moreno Kramer Onsite Sales P. 0412 789 251

Moreno is the former Onsite Manager at Urban Sanctuary Villas, Currimundi, a gated complex with 53 mostly free standing three bedroom units.
Moreno has been living for the past 23 years on the Sunshine Coast.
After selling his MR Business, he is continuing as a Real Estate Agent
and is keen to match the needs of buyers and sellers and provides an outstanding service.

Darryl Baron
Darryl Baron Onsite Sales - Waterview Resort P. 07 5491 8999
Douglas Battison
Douglas Battison Onsite Sales - Vardon Point P. 0455 976 683

Onsite Sales – Vardon Point

Paul Henriksen
Paul Henriksen Onsite Sales - Dockside Mooloolaba M. 0419 385 492

Paul is the Onsite Manager at Dockside Mooloolaba with his wife Michelle, and their daughter Ava. They purchased the Management Rights to this boutique complex in Oct 2016. Whilst the challenges are many, and the learning curve steep, Paul has embraced these challenges, and thrives in this dynamic business.

“Originally from a trade background, I know how things are supposed to work, and through my varied skill set, am able to perform most tasks myself, which saves the owners money.”

Paul has had a keen interest in property for a number of years, and has been fortunate enough to own and develop a number of properties. he looks forward to assisting you as the Local Agent for Dockside Mooloolaba

Dan Gleeson
Dan Gleeson Onsite Sales - The Retreat M. 0437 695 120

Onsite Sales – The Retreat