Occasionally you meet people like Steve Newman who've accumulated enormous experience in real estate. Rarely, though, do they combine over 30 years' experience with the kind of enthusiasm that Steve still exhibits. Spend time with Steve and you soon realise that he's genuinely passionate about connecting people with property. As he says, "the years haven't dulled my determination to achieve the right result for all my clients and I'm driven by a desire to keep doing what I do best: find my clients the perfect property."
A licensed real estate agent, Steve has reached some impressive milestones over the course of his career. During his period with another national real estate network, Steve received numerous awards and was recognised as the number one salesperson in NSW/ACT and identified as one of their top five salespeople Australia-wide. Still, Steve says he takes most pride from the fact "I can look people in the eye and tell them that I'll always do my utmost for them. I really do love the process of helping people buy and sell property." Now a sales agent at McGrath Port Macquarie, Steve has gained expertise in all sectors of the property market. Currently specialising in residential sales, Steve handles property in the greater Port Macquarie area, including Lake Cathie, Bonny Hills, Laurieton, Wauchope, Telegraph Point. Steve says "I've dealt extensively with people with a wide range of property needs, including first home buyers, growing families, investors, down-sizers and retirees. Whatever point people are in the property lifecycle, they need honest, expert advice from a property expert with strong local knowledge. I see myself as an advocate for my clients and I take pride in helping my clients through every step in a property sale or purchase."
When assisting clients with property sales, Steve's experience and energy really come to the fore. Keen to take the pressure off clients, Steve can be relied upon to monitor and report enquiries, assess competition and local market conditions and to take the steps necessary to increase a property's exposure-levels, including project marketing. Committed to keeping vendors fully up-to-date at all times, Steve can also be trusted to liaise with all parties involved in the transaction, including legal representatives, pest and building inspectors, surveyors and financial institutions. A highly talented negotiator, Steve has a reputation for exceeding his clients' expectations when it comes to the prices he achieves at sale.
A natural communicator with real warmth, Steve's approach is also valued by buyers. Steve says it's crucial that clients "are kept fully informed about new listings, reductions in the prices of property on the market and changes in the market." He adds that he "understands that purchasing can be frustrating and daunting; I thrive on overcoming challenges and I enjoy using my industry nous to find clients the right property."
A committed industry professional and active member of local, national and international real estate representative bodies, Steve is known for his determination to raise industry standards. It's for this reason that McGrath is a natural fit for Steve. He notes that "McGrath has achieved many successes in the property industry. I applaud the company's forward thinking and the absolute focus on service that McGrath offers." With proven expertise and a reputation for excellence, Steve delivers exceptional results