With this philosophy at the heart of what we do at Hayden real estate, I believe the key to a successful and long term career in Real Estate, or probably anything, is to get the why right. As in why we do what we do.
Our Why, Is to help people get to where they need to go. Whether it be achieving your financial goals as they relate to property or physically moving you from point A to point B. We engage in relationships with our clients, listen to what they have to say and recommend to them a course of action that moves them closer to their stated outcomes.
Our recommendations and advice is based on experience, knowledge and compassion. As Estate Agents, people place a huge amount of faith in us, to look after them and their property investments.
Based on our advice, people make life changing decisions that can affect not only their financial situation, but where they live, were their kids go to school, where …. read more.
Andrew Hamilton arrived at Hayden Real Estate in March 2008 as General Manager. He brought with him over 20 years experience in advertising and general business practice and has always harboured a passion for real estate.
His responsibilities revolve around managing the day to day operation of the business and it’s twenty plus team members in both our Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads offices. With the retirement of Bill McKewan in November 2009, Andrew accepted an offer from Hugh to join him as a Director thus ensuring a consistent level of management now and into the future.
Andrew lives locally, is married to Erin and have two beautiful little girls who enjoy all of what the region has to offer.
Lynley has been one of Hayden Real Estate’s longest standing employees. Her real estate career started back in June 2000 when she was employed by Guyett Real Estate Ocean Grove as a receptionist. Through her hardwork and strong work ethic she was shortly promoted to Sales Consultant. In 2006 Hayden Real Estate took over Guyetts and Lynley remained on board as an integral part of the sales team.
Since then Lynley has enjoyed several years at home raising her two children Chloe and Otis and was eager to return to her much loved job.
Her family’s background is building and development and through this Lynley has developed a sound knowledge of the industry and has many contacts in the industry.
A major factor to Lynley’s success and longevity has been her determination, eagerness and bright personality. She has enjoyed a lot of repeat business through her career and those who have dealt with her find her to be trustworthy and honest.
Lynley finds great satisfaction in helping people make the move that they have been wanting to whether that is buying or selling. Lynley has lived in Ocean Grove for 35 years and enjoys the coastal relaxed lifestyle with her husband and kids.
My enthusiasm and knowledge of real estate stems from a full history living on Bellarine Peninsula and 17 years experience selling property in Ocean Grove.
Honesty blended with commitment and the latest tools and technology ensures I provide my clients with the very best service possible.
Success and longevity in real estate is a careful balance of hard work and some time spent doing the things we love – keeping motivated, happy and in touch with the life outside the office. I enjoy our amazing beach, river and the wonderful people living in our community. I keep fit by running and walking at dawn along the beach. I also love boating and fishing when time allows.
Continual training will keep me up to date in an industry that changes constantly. Skills gained from my past studies in interior design and decoration have also given me an added advantage in the real estate industry.
I look forward to a rewarding and successful relationship with you.
After moving from a support role to sales, in an uncertain market, Robyn has proven that hard work and consistent follow-up will get results.
With 15 years experience in support roles within the Real Estate Industry there is absolutely no doubt that Robyn knows first hand the expectations of clients when it comes to buying and selling property. Service and integrity are high on this list of expectations and you can be sure that Robyn will deliver these with confidence and maturity.
Having moved to Ocean Grove in 2001 with her family Robyn has grown to love the many features of a coastal lifestyle and enthusiastically promotes the region and township.
Robyn is energetic and will work diligently to achieve the best possible results. She appreciates that your home is usually your largest financial investment, and will always work closely with you to ensure the sale process is smooth and stress free.
If you value excellent communication skills and an agent who will go that extra yard to provide you with an exceptional service.
Licenced Estate Agent
Paul and his family have spent the past 26 years on the Bellarine Peninsula, with his father establishing a successful legal practice in Drysdale for many years. Paul has had an extensive background in advertising and media, so real estate on the Bellarine was a natural progression for him.
Paul has travelled extensively through the USA, Europe, South East Asia, the South Pacific and Australia and has witnessed these real estate markets excel. Taking a sabbatical with his family for 6 months to travel Australia in their motorhome, Paul now has an even greater appreciation for the Bellarine believing it to be one of the most beautiful and undervalued parts of the world.
With a passion for everything Real Estate coupled with his strong ability to communicate and local knowledge, gives him the expertise to get his vendors the best possible price in today’s ever changing real estate market. Establishing himself as a ‘Number 1 Salesperson’ and ‘Sales Person Rookie of the Year’ in 2010 within a national network of offices Paul has never looked back and continues to excel.
With experience in sales from $20,500,000 to $100,000 he is able to cross all boundaries whether it be selling your pride and joy to multi-million dollar development sites. Don’t hesitate to contact Paul for a chat on 0434 080 694.
Specialties and Experience: Rural, Residential, Developmental and Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Kathryn is a dynamic marketer and sales administrator who has deservedly gained the respect of her colleagues and our clients. With a background in marketing, design and admin, Kathryn has a great eye for detail and ensures tasks are done practically and efficiently. Having has grown up on the Bellarine Peninsula Kathryn loves everything the region has to offer. Outside the office she is busy with her 2 dogs, playing netball and travelling!
Currently on Maternity LeaveMegan has lived in Ocean Grove for 8 years and has loved every minute of it!
Having a keen interest in property and renovating houses, Megan is the perfect fit for the Hayden Team. Joining the team in 2012 with a background in project management, Megan is an outstanding Sales Co-ordinator. With a positive attitude and bubbly demeanour, she is a pleasure to have around the office! Megan enjoys the balance of work, renovating and spending time with her young family.
Jade is an experienced matchmaker of tenants, homes and their owners.
As a career property manager and team leader, Jade draws on an extensive network as homes are frequently tenanted before they hit the market. Jade’s reputation for conscientious service and communication is evidenced by the steady growth of the rental portfolio with regular referrals and a loyal base of clients – both tenants and landlords.
Jade’s intimate understanding of the local area, allows her to provide accurate advice regarding price and presentation. A comprehensive knowledge of the Tenancies Act is complimented by the empathy she displays for tenants and landlords. An experienced leader, she fosters and maintains a happy work environment for her team.
Outside the office Jade enjoys time with her young family and all the region has to offer.
Jade Cater is a vital part of this team.
Jenny Dries is a dedicated and experienced property manager with an abundance of local knowledge. Having been a tenant, vendor and currently a landlord of both residential and commercial investments, she understands the importance of providing exceptional service to all clients.
Jenny has a keen interest in property investment so she has a genuine empathy with her landlords. Her aim is to maximise their returns and ensure that their investments receive the best possible care and attention. Always willing to go that extra mile, Jenny enjoys facing the different challenges every day brings, and resolving them to everyone’s satisfaction.
Balancing work with the challenges of raising a young family, Jenny loves the great outdoors and often goes camping with her husband Rob and the kids.
In a competitive industry where professionalism, premium service and great results are in demand, Paula Plunkett stands out.
Having lived in the area for the past 27 years, Paula is bursting with local knowledge to assist investors with making informed decisions. Having been both a tenant and landlord she provides a caring approach to all of our clients.
Paula is the business Development Manager of the Hayden Real Estate Ocean Grove property management department. With a number of years’ experience and a good understanding of the rental market, Paula sets the highest standards for customer service.
Paula’s exceptional organisational skills, ability to multi task and work under the most stringent time restraints ensure that her clients receive the very highest level of service. Their interests are her number one priority and she prides herself on delivering the best possible outcomes at all times. The professionalism she consistently demonstrates is complemented by an approachable and likeable personality.
Paula Plunkett is a vital part of this team.
Property Management Assistant
Karen is the newest member of the Hayden Ocean Grove Property Management Department. Having previous experience in production management, administration and accounts has provided Karen valuable skills for her role as Property Management Assistant. Karen has studied Business Management and has a good understanding of best practices and client management. Her attention to detail and excellent communication skills is an asset for the business and provides our clients with a high level of support. Karen grew up in New Zeland, however after living locally for 6 years, she now calls Ocean Grove home. Karen loves spending time with her family, going to the beach, camping and exploring new places!
Nicole started work at Hayden in early 2012 when she re-joined the workforce after having two children. A vital edition to the team, Nicole works in our accounts department overseeing day-to-day financial operations of the business. Having moved from Melbourne 10 years ago to settle in Ocean Grove, it was a sea change not to be regretted! Nicole’s previous experience working as an Executive Assistant ensures an eye for detail, dedication and excellent customer service.