GRANT CHEATHAM – Principal / Licensed Real Estate Agent / Auctioneer
During his 10 years in real estate, Grant Cheatham has established himself as one of the most successful sales agents in South East Queensland. Having owned and operated a number of successful businesses in the past, Grant now specialises in the sales sector of property industry. Grant is results driven and has achieved many of the area’s top sales. Approachable and ethical, he is committed to providing service that is above and beyond his client’s expectations, and his strong property marketing skills ensure both a smooth sale experience and an excellent price. Honest and respectful in all of his business dealings, Grant listens to the needs of his clients, consistently follows up buyers and sellers, answers any questions thoroughly and is comfortable selling properties at all price levels.
A local resident of Alexandra Headland, Grant loves the area’s sea breezes and ocean views, the eclectic mix of old, modernised and new homes, quiet leafy streets, and its mix of families and interesting characters. He holds many awards for excellent results close to his heart, and is excited to offer his clients superior property marketing and presentation services.
SAMANTHA BOHOLT – Director & Foreign Investment Specialist
Samantha Boholt has over 4 years experience in the real estate industry, working directly in a number of successful agencies in South East Queensland. Samantha also holds qualifications in Property Economics and Development and has attained her full real estate license in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales establishing herself a position to legally own and operate real estate businesses.
With strong connections in the overseas investment market, Samantha specialises in foreign investment in Queensland and throughout Australia.
LEE SUTHERLAND – Licensed Real Estate Agent / Auctioneer
Lee Sutherland developed a lifelong passion for real estate after purchasing his first property at age 18, and his enthusiasm has not abated, it continues to grow stronger, eventually evolving into a successful career.
After building his own personal property portfolio over many years, Lee has first-hand knowledge of how both buyers and sellers think, and this experience has been one of the keys to his ongoing success. Ranking in the top 20 nationally in 2013 and 2014, Lee has carved a name for himself amongst his peers not just locally, but nationally. Lee also has tertiary qualifications in Business and his outstanding negotiation skills enable him to secure even the most challenging deal.
Having lived in and around Buderim for many years, in his spare time Lee enjoys walking his dogs, travelling, gardening and aquariums.
BELINDA DAWSON – Residential Property Manager
With a background owning and successfully running small businesses in Brisbane and in the Sunshine Coast hinterland; Belinda brings a wealth of administration experience and business acumen. Belinda has been working in Property Management for local real estate agencies for over four years.
Belinda has embraced her career in property with a passion and is consistently securing outstanding results for sellers across the Sunshine Coast, from the beach suburbs to the hinterland. Belinda deals with all administrative tasks, liaises with clients, and ensures compliance in the execution of all legal documentation. She is a valued part of the team.
When not working, Belinda enjoys spending time with her husband and three children on their acreage property in the Blackall Range. She loves gardening and animals, and is actively involved in the local community.
JUSTIN CHRISTOPHER – Personal Assistant / Licensed Real Estate Agent
As Personal Assistant to award winning agent, Lee Sutherland, Justin gets the opportunity to not only work in an industry he loves, he also gets to meet a variety of people from all walks of life and play a part in assisting people to achieve their property goals.
After purchasing his first property at 21, Justin has continued to invest in property on an ongoing basis. He has a keen eye for interior decorating, and can assist Lee’s clients to present their properties in the most appealing manner. Highly organised, Justin ensures that Lee’s schedule runs smoothly and that all follow-up paperwork and background work is done in a timely and compliant manner, to facilitate a smooth process and keep communication flowing between the client and Lee.
Originally from North Queensland, Justin moved to Brisbane in 2001 before relocating to the Sunshine Coast in 2006. Outside of work and property, Justin’s interests include interior design, travelling, and spending time with family, friends and his two beloved dogs.
TRUDY HICKEY – Licensed Real Estate Agent
Trudy has enjoyed a long and successful real estate career on the Sunshine Coast. Colleagues and clients describe Trudy as a person who makes you feel comfortable within minutes of meeting her. Trudy is committed to getting the job done and ensuring your real estate transaction is as smooth and stress-free as possible. She is motivated, has an eye for detail and prides herself in providing her clients with the highest level of customer service and getting the best results for her clients.
Trudy believes in the importance of listening to her clients needs and having a mutual understanding to achieve a positive result for those who have engaged in her services.
CAREN NANCARROW – Licensed Real Estate Agent
Caren Nancarrow brings extensive experience, knowledge and skills, along with a background of impressive success, negotiating outstanding results across the spectrum of the Sunshine Coast property market.
From bare new estates, where she had to deal with developers, builders and also enthuse buyers to look beyond what’s there now and get excited about the bigger picture, through to established residential sales; Caren has played a pivotal role in the securing of “The Great Australian Dream” for many home buyers. Caren strongly believes the key to securing exceptional outcomes is through customer service, passion, product knowledge, ongoing industry training and the ability to unlock the potential possibilities that every property possesses.
As well as working in Europe, Caren has lived on the Coast for in excess of 23 years. When not working or socialising, Caren likes to keep fit at the gym, and relax at one of our many golden beaches.
LUKE NORBURY – Trainee
Luke Norbury has real estate in his blood; a born and bred Sunshine Coast local, Luke’s grandfather was a builder and developer in this region for in excess of three decades, and his parents operate their own property development business in Maroochydore with projects spanning the entire coast.
Luke is a trainee with Leading Realty, currently in his final year at Immanuel Lutheran College, he is preparing to fully launch into a career in property when he graduates Year 12. He has already completed his Certificate in Real Estate whilst working part-time as a school-based trainee, and will finish with a Certificate IV in Property Services.
Being mentored by the Leading Realty team of award-winning property professionals, Luke is showing tremendous promise and has an outstanding aptitude for his chosen career path. He is learning all aspects of the property journey, from the appraisal process through to marketing campaigns, sales negotiations, prospecting and business development.