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To Whom It May Concern:
I employed the services of Alex Dacakis of First National Real Estate in relation to a property I owned in Melbourne based at 38A Bungarim Wynd, Sydenham.
At the time my property went on the market I was based in New Zealand and was therefore not able to oversee the sale of this property in person.
I had originally engaged the services of Rodney Callahan at Brad Teal Real Estate and had such a terrible experience that I took the property off the market.
A couple of months later I decided to put the property back on the market and this time went through Alex at First National Real Estate.
I found Alex to be professional, honest, informative and easy to deal with. I felt that Alex took the time to understand my expectations, properly assess the property, provide a realistic estimate of what the property was worth and to k
Vendor: Ian & Christie
Property: 11 Rockwall Close, Sydenham
Dear potential vendor,
We recently sold our house with Alex Dacakis, and the team at First National Taylors Lakes. Christie & I had 5 local agents in for appraisals. Being the first time selling, we were looking for an agent to give us some guidance on how to best market & price our property.
After considering all the appraisals, we made the common mistake of taking the agent with the highest appraisal and the lowest commission. This was not with First National.
It was a disaster. Our property was over-priced and attracting the wrong buyers. We were on the market for 6 months with no offers in writing, only verbal offers which our agent couldn’t confirm. The agent put pressure on us to lower our price by nearly $40,000 which was well below his confident appraisal.
It was fair to say that he was totally un-professional and un-ethical. When his contract expired, we were left feeling bitter and disappointed with no resu
I recently had the pleasure of listing my property in Hillside with Alex Dacakis, director of First National Watergardens.
Alex was very honest, easy going, enthusiastic and non pushy and yet oozed efficiency and confidence. He listened and worked with me
rather than tell me what to do. He instilled confidence in me for him from the first moment I met him, so refreshing.
Alex was very clear on details and was very prompt to answer my calls and to turn up for appointments.
My property went onto the market on the Friday, Alex did his thing, and it was sold the following Wednesday – in 5 days!!
A very pleasing and to me, unheard of result. Alex kept me totally informed and he worked hard to obtain the best price above reserve as possible
and then still exceeded that, and then with a 30 day settlement. I was thrilled. The whole process was so effortlessly done, brilliant.
If you are selling your property, Alex is the man to contact without doubt. I have no