About The Agency
As a market leader in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Allens Real Estate is an independent agency, proud of its innovative, professional and progressive reputation. With three strategically positioned offices in Doncaster, Blackburn and Box Hill, the Allens name has been synonymous with exceptional real estate results in the area for more than 40 years.
Agency Size: 11+
- Residential Sales
- Residential Rentals
- All residential property types (house, apartment, unit, townhouse, villa)
- Vacant Land
- Development Site
- New Apartments/Developments
Harry has lived in Blackburn for more than 30 years and has been a Real Estate Agent all of his working life. After working in the local area as a Sales Consultant for a decade, in 1992 he commenced working at Allens (formally Noel Allen First National). It was not long before he decided to make the move into business ownership and in February 1994 Harry and his wife Katherine purchased the company. On a daily basis, Harry liases between our three office network and has daily contact with a diverse range of people. Harry has always measured his personal success with the level of satisfaction experienced by his staff and clients. He is hugely popular with his staff, colleagues and clients who appreciate his professional , yet affable nature. With offices in Blackburn, Box Hill and Doncaster you can be confident that Harry and his team of dedicated professionals offers a first-class range of services to clients, whilst maintaining a personalized, honest and consistent approach, the measure of which is in his longevity as a Real Estate professional. It is not unusual to see Harry walking in the local area or at a local Viking's Basketball game with his sons Elliott and Giorgio. His other interests include: football, watching his boys play soccer and travel.
One of the City of Whitehorse's top performing agents, Grant Lynch is a Senior Sales Consultant and Auctioneer at Allens Real Estate. Grant's inside knowledge of the area, gained through years of living and working in the City of Whitehorse, gives him a unique and comprehensive understanding of the local property market. After studying Marine Biology and Chemistry at university, Grant realised that his true passion lay in real estate. Grant specialises in all manner of houses throughout the Eastern suburbs but specialises in development sites both units and larger projects. Grant in the last year offered his clients an: Auction success rate of 89% Average sale time for a Private Sale- 22 days Average of $14,980 above the reserve for each auction In his personal time, Grant enjoys spending time with his wife Talia and his daughter Tabitha and is an avid golfer at the Box Hill Golf Course.
Katherine is a Director of Allens Real Estate. In 1994 Katherine and her husband Harry (Director/ Licensed Estate Agent) moved into business ownership and purchased the company. Katherine made an extraordinary career change from a VCE Secondary teacher and into the world of Property Management in Real Estate. Katherine is adamant that the key to sustaining sound business relationships is to listen to your client and to remain approachable. Katherine spends her time liaising with both investors and tenants ensuring that the business is functioning as a well-oiled machine, encompass systems which allow the company to work effectively, and provides efficient outcomes for all of the clients who walk through the door at Allens. Katherine is a firm believer in education and professional development for all her staff. Education is the key to success. Professional Development and in-services on a regular basis for all staff ensures that her Property Management team is always highly skilled in sound conflict resolution, highly developed in problem-solving and maintain a sound knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act, ensuring that all clients are serviced to the optimum. In her personal life, Katherine enjoys spending time at home with her family, cooking, gardening and walking. She also enjoys indulging in her passion for overseas travel. Quality family time with her husband Harry and two sons Elliot and Giorgio is high on her list of priorities. "Living and working locally in Blackburn is a great blend and I feel thankful and blessed to enjoy a balanced lifestyle of business and personal life."
Adam has amassed 23 years in the Real Estate Business as a Licensed Estate Agent, Director and Auctioneer. Commencing in Victoria's Western District before moving to Melbourne this experience has established strong communication skills well suited to the diversity of buyers and sellers attracted to the Allens Real Estate difference. Adams previous experience as a Director of his own Real Estate business along with spending the last 12 months in Malaysia selling project developments has developed skills across all areas of the Market including Residential, Commercial, Industrial and project Development. He enjoys talking Real Estate and has developed strong connections both here in Australia and throughout South East Asia. Adam works hard at establishing client rapport in every transaction. Developing strong relationships that see repeat business has been a large part of his developing career. A hard working agent committed to getting results Adam is focused on establishing himself as a strong part of the Allens Projects and Sales team.
Property Consultant & Auctioneer
Aaron has successfully helped hundreds of families make the move across Melbourne's eastern suburbs for over a decade now. An expert in negotiation, and an award winning auctioneer Aaron continues to exceed his vendors expectations not only with sales results but customer service and satisfaction. Having grown up in Blackburn and still living in the leafy suburbs today Aaron’s enthusiasm towards the area is unconditional. When not selling homes Aaron enjoys seeing his ‘dees’ at the MCG, enjoying the local cafes, and spending quality time with his wife Renae. A keen runner you may often see Aaron training for the odd marathon throughout the numerous parks and reserves this area has to offer. When it comes to helping you buy or sell your home Aaron will go the distance!
Amy brings to Allens a great mix of 5 star hotel customer and architectural experience. Being architecturally trained, Amy is able to demonstrate great understanding in the construction and interior design aspects of property and prides herself on being able to communicate this knowledge to her clients. This knowledge combined with her 5 star service skills will ensure you a positive sales experience. In her personal time Amy has three passions, cooking, travelling and classic cars.
Beginning her Career in real estate a decade ago, Caroline knows what it takes to over exceed her clients expectations and has developed a solid clients relationship in real estate. Her extensive training keeps her up to date with the latest legislation and her organisational skills ensures the smooth running of the Property Management Department Caroline is a highly adaptable and self motivated person who will ensure you maximise your return on your investment, while delivering the highest standard of excellence and customer satisfaction. A local resident for most of her life Caroline possesses vast local experience and success in the Asset Management area. Nothing is more rewarding to Caroline than watching her highly competent team grow and achieve their monthly goals. Not only professionally minded Caroline’s outgoing and friendly personality ensures that she is an all rounded performer and with her vast knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act, you can be rest assured that your property is in good hands.
Emily began her career with the Allens Property Management as the department receptionist. during her time in this role she has proven to be a invaluable resource for both staff and clients. Emily now continues her journey with us as Leasing Consultant assisting client through the process of renting a new property.
Senior Property Consultant
With an outgoing personality and a tenacious drive to succeed, Ian is an invaluable member of the Allen’s Real Estate sales team. Having owned and run his own successful business for many years, Ian understands the importance of listening to people and their requirements. In a competitive industry where professionalism, quality service and results are in high demand, Ian exceeds all expectations. His approachable manner and genuine commitment to helping his clients achieve their dreams with a minimum of fuss, have ensured him a reputation as a leading sales agent with an impeccable record. As a local resident for many years, and with an in-depth understanding of the local area, Ian’s knowledge and experience provide him a natural edge in the industry. Hard working, results focused and client orientated, Ian consistently delivers outstanding results.
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Senior Property Consultant
Jason Foster has a passion for Real Estate and enjoys daily contact with clients and a strong referral network. To ensure the most professional service standards to clients, he has attained the highest level of qualifications in his field as a Licensed Estate Agent and Senior Auctioneer and current REIV Auctioneering Certificate Holder. Jason has completed numerous renovations and developed several townhome sites and firmly believes in real estate forming a strong investment portfolio. A strong record of exceeding clients expectations and providing a specialised service to their specific needs.
At a very young age, Jessica knew that Real Estate was her passion and decided to follow the challenging yet rewarding path of Property Management, 6 years on and she has not looked back. Jessica is excited to be a part of the Allens team as she believes Allens is a reputable & successful Real Estate. When she set her mind on Property Management Jessica’s aim was to ensure her clients receive the highest level of excellence in customer satisfaction and in a short time frame has already proven to be delivering on her promises with all clients. Jessica’s professional attitude, positive manner and motivated mind set on life are what set her apart from other Property Managers. Becoming a recent home owner in the City of Knox, Jessica is aware of what her clients needs are and is fully aware of what the local communities have to offer. When not hard at work, Jessica can be found satisfying her show fetish, enjoying a lovely diner or working on her new home. For hassle free Property Management you cannot go past, please feel free to contact Jessica Hunt.
Entering the Real Estate industry, fresh from management in the high-end retail sector, with a solid background in customer service & administration. Her genuine passion for property and sales ensures that Jodie will go above and beyond to meet and fulfill all of your Real Estate needs. Her wealth of experience has laid the foundation for excellent marketing, organizational skills and successful client-agent relationships. Her willingness to learn, enthusiasm and integrity ensures she always maintains that same emphasis on providing the very best service possible to her clients.
Having a natural talent and a genuine passion for sales, Luke was always drawn to real Estate. A native of the eastern suburbs his has a genuine love for area shines through when he is promoting the location’s many attributes. Taking a personal interest in every client, Luke understands that the key to ascertaining a client’s true requirement is to listen. He makes sure the right advice is given and tailored to their particular situation and needs. Driven to succeed, he aims to not only achieve the best results possible but also to offer the most seamless, stress free, informative and meticulous service. As a valued member of Grant Lynch’s team he is able to effectively combine the knowledge he gained from Grant as with his instinctive real estate skills to successfully negotiate lucrative deals on behalf of his clients.
Macy’s enthusiasm and passion for property management shines through in her work. Speaking Cantonese and Mandarin, her goal is to provide excellent customer service and build relationships based on mutual trust and respect with clients. Her dream of owning and managing properties has always encouraged her to put herself in the shoes of the landlord so as to be sensitive to their needs. This enables her to provide first class service and achieve 100% customer satisfaction.
Business Development Manager
Matthew joined the team at Allens Real Estate with an extensive background in Selling, Leasing and Property Management. With almost eight years of combined experience, Matthew knows and understands the journey of being a Property Investor in Melbourne’s Inner Eastern Suburbs. With his attention to detail, strong work ethic, honesty and affable nature, Matthew is more than willing to go the extra mile to provide you with the best possible Allens Experience. He prides himself and achieving the best possible service and results for his valued clients. Away from work, Matthew is an Avid mountain bike rider and sports enthusiast and lives with his Wife in Croydon.
Having previously worked in hospitality for luxury hotel brands, Tarsha is a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic and a willingness to deliver ‘five star’ customer service. After becoming a Landlord herself , the venture of buying her first home sparked an unexpected interest in Real Estate which lead Tarsha to pursue a career in the industry in which she has quickly developed a passion. As a Landlord and Leasing Consultant, Tarsha understands the importance of placing the right candidate into the perfect home and has a strong understanding of the importance of prompt service and communication. Her willingness to help clients, along with her friendly, approachable manner and welcoming smile makes her a valued team member of Allens!
Teresa commenced her Real Estate Career as a receptionist, and soon discovered her passion in Property Management where she has worked as a Leasing Consultant, Property Manager and now a very dedicated Portfolio Manager at Allens. Being a local Burwood/Box Hill resident she has a very strong knowledge of the area. She is always looking to further her skills and is currently undertaking her Full License course with the REIV. She thoroughly enjoys working in a team environment and meeting new people daily. She is also fluent in Mandarin and English, which enables her to service a wider range of clients. Teresa's excellent communication skills and honest approach ensure all matters are dealt with in a professional manner.
Tony is one of real estate’s gentlemen who’s courtesy, energy and attention to detail for sellers and buyers at every level of the market has helped him create an extensive network of clients and friends. In an industry that is all about property, Tony is all about people. Honesty is a quality Tony values highly and he is committed to delivering what he promises to sellers and buyers alike. "Having spent years in customer service and sales, my number one priority has and always will be client service and I am delighted to be part of the Allens team, because it has such an outstanding reputation in the market place and its core values are based on Trust, Knowledge, Professionalism and Trust." Tony views each sale, as the beginning of a relationship with clients involved, not just a one-off transaction. "Referral business is a clear indication of your performance and it is most gratifying when people you have helped, recommend you to others." Tony lives locally and in his spare time he enjoys day trips with his wife Mary and his baby boy. He is also a keen soccer player, having playing at a high level and passes his knowledge on to junior player and is a passionate sportsman.