Boutique Property Strategists, Advisors & Negotiators.

Delivering Competitive Advantage & Elevated Outcomes in Real Estate.

Let’s Find Your Perfect Match.

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A Personalised Approach To Property.

Since 1995, has been a recognised leader in delivering comprehensive real estate services to both local and international clients.

As Australia’s premier boutique agency, we excel in providing a competitive advantage and outstanding outcomes through our specialised expertise in property strategy, advisory, and negotiation.

Our dedicated team has helped thousands of clients achieve their unique property goals by delivering exceptional service and tailored property strategies designed for optimal performance.

We are committed to supporting our client’s success with a full suite of services, including property sales, buyer’s agency, portfolio strategy, property management, and project marketing.

Speak to our friendly team and discover how we can make your property journey seamless, exciting, and rewarding.

Find Your Local Office.

Talk to our friendly team today to discover how can help you achieve your property goals sooner.

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#1 Property Specialist for Australian Expats and Foreign Buyers.

Empowering Home Buyers, Investors And Landlords Worldwide.

Buying property while overseas can be complex and risky without the right guidance.

Partnering with a team that specialises in expat and non-resident real estate services is essential to achieving your property goals with confidence.

With over three decades of experience and knowledge, have mastered the art of securing and managing thousands of homes and investment properties for our overseas clientele.

Our dedicated real estate team possesses the expertise and professional network to assist with foreign buyer approval, Australian mortgages, licensed conveyancing, build inspections, tax advice, contract negotiations, and property management.

We are committed to delivering a customer experience that is both stress-free and rewarding. Let us help you minimise risk, increase your return on investment, and accomplish your property objectives sooner.

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Members of the Real Estate Institute of Australia.

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Why Choose

Discover the power of having your own real estate expert.

Local Knowledge.

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, an experienced investor, searching for your dream home, downsizing, or seeking to rent or sell your property, benefit from our comprehensive market knowledge, innovative approach, and unwavering dedication to client satisfaction. We strive to exceed expectations and make your property journey a seamless and rewarding experience.

Exclusive Buying Opportunities.

Through our network of agents, agencies, developers, and builders, can provide you with a competitive advantage in finding the perfect property before it hits the market. We understand how to get the best deal on off-market, prelisted, off-plan, newly constructed and pre-launch real estate opportunities.

Global Power.

In collaboration with the SMATS Group companies, we have been servicing Australian property investors since 1995 through our extensive network of Australian and international offices. This gives us the power to target home buyers locally and internationally so that your property gains maximum exposure.

Innovative Technologies.

Our access to international leading software, data and analytical reporting benefits our agents and clients by delivering the most up-to-date and accurate insights on individual properties and the current property markets so that we can provide the best strategies to achieve your desired outcomes in the fastest possible time.

Dedication to Excellence.

Our success is built on a foundation of trust, transparency, and excellence in service delivery. We pride ourselves on our ability to forge long-lasting relationships with our clients, based on mutual respect, open communication, and a shared commitment to achieving outstanding outcomes.

Uniquely Personal.

Securing Australian property from abroad doesn’t have to be complicated for Aussie expats and foreign buyers partnering with our agents who unrivalled knowledge and decades of experience in this field. We ensure the property process is seamless and exciting whilst mitigating risk and stress throughout the journey.

Global Power    Local Knowledge    Uniquely Personal

How can help you?

We provide tailored real estate solutions designed for your individual circumstances.

Exclusive Opportunities.

Gain exclusive access to off-market listings, off-the-plan and newly constructed homes, as well as pre-launched projects through our extensive network of builders, developers and agencies.

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Worldwide Offices.

Gain maximum exposure and a competitive advantage with our tailored marketing strategies targeting local buyers and our international clientele focused on delivering the best sales results.

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Expat And Foreign Buyers.

We have more than 30 years’ experience delivering specialised real estate services to thousands of overseas home buyers, investors, and residential landlords. We have the expertise to help you achieve your property goals.

The Home Buying Process.

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Step 1: Secure Mortgage Pre-Approval.

Ensure you secure mortgage pre-approval to determine our budget, the lender will indicate that you’re eligible to apply for a home loan up to a certain limit.

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Step 2: Define Location And Buying Criteria.

Narrow down your search by defining your desired location and buying criteria. Whether it’s proximity to schools, public transport, or specific amenities!

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Step 3: Engage A Property Conveyancer.

Navigate the legal aspects of home buying with confidence by engaging a trusted property conveyancer.

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Step 4: Shortlist Suitable Properties.

Create a curated list of potential homes that meet your needs and preferences.

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Step 5: Attend Open Homes.

Experience properties firsthand by attending open homes, take the opportunity to explore the space and ask questions.

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Step 6: Review Contract And Make Offer.

Carefully review the contract and make informed decisions when submitting an offer. Understand the terms and conditions of the sale to negotiate effectively and secure your dream home.

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Step 7: Exchange Contract And Pay Deposit.

Formalise the agreement by exchanging contracts and paying the deposit.

Step 8: Building And Pest Inspections.

Ensure peace of mind by conducting thorough building and pest inspections.

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Step 9: Satisfy Special Conditions Of Sale.

Address any special conditions of sale to meet all requirements before settlement.

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Step 10: Secure Your Mortgage.

Complete all necessary paperwork and finalise your mortgage arrangements to secure the financing needed for your property purchase.

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Step 11: Attend Pre – Settlement Inspection.

Attend the pre-settlement inspection to ensure that the property is in the expected condition and that any agreed-upon repairs or maintenance have been completed satisfactorily.

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Step 12: Congratulations, You’re A Homeowner!

Time to enjoy your new home or investment property!

Experts In Australian Property, Located Worldwide.

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Get A Free Property Appraisal.

Receive a free curb-side or in-house market and rental appraisal from our friendly team.

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Book An Online Consult.

Schedule a free consultation to chat through your property goals with one of our real estate strategists.

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Find Your Local Office.

Discover which one of our global offices is best to have a face to face chat about your property objectives.

Meet Our Team.

Our dedicated professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to the property industry.

Paul White

Director & Principal Licensee - Perth
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Allen Habbouchi

Principal Licensee - Sydney
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Laura Scott

Principal Licensee - Melbourne
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Julie Kelley

Global Sales & Marketing Manager
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Client Testimonials.

Anne S.

Your expertise comes to the fore dealing with the tenants, looking after the property’s maintenance with your expert team of tradespeople.

April 9, 2021 Sydney

Mary-claire K.

As a tenant I found Sarah Boyle was really professional to work with while securing our lease.
Thank you for all
your efforts.

February 15, 2023 Perth


I deal with many Property Managers in my role as Strata Manager and have always found Shanaye so easy to deal with. As well as being extremely responsive and proactive when responding to requests, she always does so with a positive and ‘solutions-based’ approach. Thank you Shanaye!

January 17, 2024 Perth


Allen and the team at are fantastic. We have had them looking after our apartment in Sydney for a few years now and couldn’t be happier with the service they provide. We have just had a change of tenant and Allen worked really hard and quickly to get a great new tenant in seamlessly.

January 11, 2022 Victoria

Sharon & Darrell

We have been so impressed with the professionalism, clear and timely communication, and willingness to answer all of our many questions, and would recommend your services to anyone else who is trying to buy a property from afar.

January 19, 2024 China

Laura V.

I have been renting through for several years. They have not only been professional and diligent, they have also been personable.

June 8, 2023 Melbourne


I thought you were really lovely and professional at the home open on Sunday and appreciated your transparency and email updates. In this market a lot of agents are so bad at responding to enquiries and it’s really short sighted as that is how sellers are judging potential agents.

July 6, 2023 Perth

Haftu T.

It was my first time renting with Overall, I’d say my experience renting from them has been excellent. The team is quite helpful.

April 20, 2023 Victoria

Sharon & Darrell

Thank you so much Helen, Gio & Julie for your contribution to this happy outcome! What a team. We are excited to be new Queensland homeowners!

January 19, 2024 China


A note of profound thanks for the outstanding work you have done in looking after our property. Yet again an outstanding level of service in every facet of looking after us, our tenants, and our house. You have certainly set the bar for the highest standard of service.

December 13, 2023 Perth


You moved with amazing speed to coordinate the various aspects of the deal to conclude the deal in less than three months in a very competitive market.

July 13, 2022 Melbourne


I would just like to thank the SMATS team regarding my property purchase in Melbourne,
I would not have been able to do this on my own and I have to say the whole process went through smoothly and without any dramas whatsoever.

November 19, 2021 Doha


Highly recommend Shanaye from Very professional and very responsive. I’ve been with them for nearly 2 years and wouldn’t go anywhere else.

July 27, 2023 Perth


Allen and the team at have been managing my rental property for a number of years now and their service has been absolutely exceptional. Allen managed to find a tenant within a week and achieving maximum rent during a challenging time with Covid-19 lockdowns.

May 26, 2022 New South Wales

Tiahn C.

I really appreciate Sarah Boyle’s service as my current property manager. She is responsive, understanding and caring, and always does her best to assist when we need.

March 11, 2022 Perth

Stefan T.

Fantastic service and seamless integration from property management to property sale. Highly appreciated Paul’s professional approach and guidance throughout the process. I am very happy with the achieved sales price and can only recommend

June 8, 2023 Dubai


I’d encourage any investor with property management to contact the team at and let their great service take the hassle & guesswork out of being a landlord.

September 17, 2019 Singapore


Today I picked up the keys to our new rental. Huge thank you to Sarah Boyle for going over and above to help us secure a prefect property in the crazy rental shortage market. Sarah kept us updated throughout the process via phone, text and email, she is professional, efficient and very approachable. We are looking forward to dealing with her throughout our tenancy. Highly recommend

October 7, 2021 Perth

Sharlene & Ken

Steve gave us very relevant and credible advice and sold our property immediately in the midst of the Covid-19 global economic stall. Steve is well connected to get the best exposure and the right positioning to obtain the
best price.

May 14, 2020 Singapore


Everyone I worked with on this purchase was fantastic. Ravin as usual gave me great advice and support.

July 22, 2023 Singapore

Steph P.

I highly recommend Kirsty Pilcher as a Property Manager from both a landlord and tenant perspective. Kirsty has made the whole process so simple, clear communication, personable, and just a great person to deal with.

June 3, 2023 Perth


Julie has been an incredible support when buying a property. Very approachable, flexible with time, efficient and reliable, she always took the extra step in helping me when needed. I would certainly recommend Julie when you are next buying property.

July 1, 2020 Hong Kong

Chris S.

Excellent Property Manager. If I had a query Kirsty was always there to help. Both the lease and sale of my property were trouble free. Many grateful thanks to both Kirsty and Paul White.

March 1, 2023 Perth


Allen organised/oversaw extensive renovation works down to the last detail, responding to all correspondence in a timely manner, despite the timezone difference. Nothing was too small or too difficult for him to arrange on our behalf. All his recommendations for tradespeople and fittings were excellent in regards to quality and value for money. Can’t recommend him highly enough!

September 16, 2021

Rodney P.

Allen has been great to deal with and is proactive in the way he has managed our properties.
Quick to respond and always on top of any issues.

October 12, 2023 Sydney


Bree Collins has assisted us with renting out our investment properties recently when both became vacant at the same time. Bree was fantastic to deal with, keeping us informed every step of the way.

August 10, 2023 Perth

Jake B.

Thank you for all your help and assistance, you’ve easily been the best property manager we’ve ever worked with.

July 9, 2021 Perth

C. & G.

Thanks Julie. Can‘t say how impressed we were with how you handled the pressure and the sheer volume of inquiries. Fantastic work!

July 13, 2023 Perth


Exceptional in every way. Allen took over management of our Sydney property between tenants, renting the property within 24 hours of advertising it! He is a pleasure to deal with and we are delighted to have him as our property agent.

September 16, 2021 Dubai


Thank you again for your outstanding support to complete my Perth purchase. Your support and advice was crucial and excellent during this transaction.

April 9, 2021 Malaysia


Paul White is very experienced and was always available to advise and act on our instructions, we will definitely deal with Paul again.

July 13, 2022 Singapore

Laura V.
would always communicate well and nothing was too hard for them. The whole team at have gone above and beyond and I would highly recommend to any prospective renters or buyers!

June 8, 2023 Melbourne

J. Collins

Thanks to all of you for your help with another successful purchase! It was a great experience again and I’m very happy with the result.

June 12, 2023 Singapore

Matthew H.

APC Queensland assisted me in understanding the best ways to present my Brisbane property for sale, as well as achieving a fantastic result in a very short time frame. I would not hesitate in recommending APC Queensland as your buying and selling agency in Brisbane or
on the Gold Coast.

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Shayanee, I sincerely appreciated your follow-up throughout the whole process like assisting me to get finance, planning my payment schedule ahead and keeping me updated on the construction progress.

November 13, 2019 Malaysia

Anton & Karen

Kirsty has been looking after us for the past 5 years with exceptional, professional and friendly service. We cannot thank her enough for her time and attention in managing our property. If you are looking for a property manager you will not find anyone better. Thank you very much Kirsty for everything, it has been a pleasure.

August 18, 2022 Perth

Haftu T.

Sabrina provides supporting guidelines from the first day of our move in and assisted us with any issues we’ve had, by successfully communicating via email and offering us suitable support in person. Thank you Sabrina and the team.

April 20, 2023 Victoria


Sabrina Song is the best for many reasons. She is honest, accurate, efficient, patient and very friendly. Thank you, Sabrina!

February 12, 2021 Victoria


Allen even had a viewing for us with a tenant on a Sunday and brought a toolkit to fix a loose drawer, soo awesome!
I’d highly recommend using Allen. We live abroad and haven’t had to worry about how our property is.

May 11, 2024 Sydney

B. Weir

I had a fantastic experience with our PM Sarah at Highly recommended.
She was great at communicating, very informed on issues and reliable.

July 27, 2023 Australia

Z. & B.

Julie you are the absolute best at what you do! We feel so lucky we got to work with you on this journey, and couldn’t have asked for more dedication, knowledge, and support. THANK YOU!!!!

March 16, 2023 Singapore


Through the ups and downs, the doubts and hopes – Julie was on our side and on the ball with all of the negotiations. Even after settlement, Julie was happy to help with the finer details, above and beyond what was required of her role. I would recommend Julie Kelley and the SMATS team wholeheartedly.

September 18, 2023 United Kingdom


The service I received from Jules was exceptional – from the first after hours phone conversation to the family property viewing at completion of sale. Jules is prompt, efficient and friendly. She listens carefully and fully endeavors to match the property with your requirements. I would definitely recommend her and SMATS for any property sales in the future.

April 9, 2021 United Kingdom

Anton & Karen

I have been very impressed, happy and satisfied with Kirsty and her team with the value you have added to my investment property.

July 9, 2021 Dubai


Very helpful and efficient. We used the property management service and the apartment was rented out right away with high end rent for the area. Very pleased with
the service.

March 18, 2021 Hong Kong


It was a pleasure working with on my recent house purchase. We are very happy with the purchase, but really pleased with the super professional service by this amazing A team!!

March 9, 2023 Singapore

Kurt & Nahyr

You were always a pleasure to deal with and nothing was ever too hard or out the way. You always kept us up to date and informed and we were treated respectfully from the very start of the tenancy, right up until when our bond was released.

June 23, 2023 Perth


Thanks Steve Janes and the Melbourne team for doing a great job in managing my property.

The Routine Inspection and associated report is just one example of why I am glad that I decided to change managing agents to

June 23, 2023 Melbourne

V. Ng

I am more than satisfied with Julie’s helpfulness and willingness to go the extra mile, on top of her great market knowledge, and will wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone who wishes to purchase a property.

October 20, 2023 New York

Chin T.

Laura and her team have been instrumental in giving me peace of mind in owning an overseas property. She has always been prompt and responsive and has shown resilience by not giving up on my VCAT case which has taken almost 2 years to resolve.

April 20, 2023 Melbourne


Shanaye is extremely efficient and has fantastic interpersonal skills. My dealings with her have been so professional and stress free 🙂

December 14, 2023 Perth


SMATS Group went the extra mile. Shayanee provided me various choices, giving me relevant information and advice in selecting a suitable house that cater my needs.

July 1, 2020 Malaysia


We reside overseas, and Allen took over management of our Sydney property between tenants. He went above and beyond, seeing extensive renovation works completed and then renting the property within 24 hours! Can’t recommend him highly enough.

September 16, 2021 Dubai

B. Cheung

We recently purchased two properties in Perth with great help from Julie. We find her very professional and passionate and greatly appreciate her effort.

January 17, 2019 Hong Kong

Sharlene & Ken

We got to sell the unit way above our expectation and got a 5% capital gain. This was due to the competence of Steve and his ability to create value to the buyer.

March 12, 2020 Singapore


As a first Aussie home buyer, I left my conversation with the SMATS team feeling fully informed and assured that I was in a good position to purchase an apartment.

October 20, 2021 Doha

Peter G.

Thanks so much for all your help with the sale of both my Perth properties. You are a total legend!

August 9, 2023 Dubai


As a first time buyer, everything was new to me. George and Julie were excellent – clearly explained everything, took time to get us comfortable, and showed good properties which actually matched requirements every time!

March 9, 2023 Singapore

Sharlene & Ken

Steve is very prompt to keep us updated with the various tactical moves he has to do to respond to the changing environment during midst of the Covid 19 situation.

November 19, 2021 Singapore

Andrew Y.

We are glad to have found a property manager like Laura.
From her emails and action, Laura is very dedicated and passionate about her work as a property manager. She strives for excellence. We are very glad we found her through SMATS. We hope we can work together for years to come.

August 26, 2022 Victoria

B. Wong

Coming from a finance background, we were very analytical when making our purchasing decision. Julie was able to provide us with all the information we requested without being pushy or impatient. Would recommend her services for anyone.

October 30, 2022 Hong Kong


A BIG thank you to Julie for helping me find an investment property. She responded quickly and made good suggestions wherever I had questions. I will certainly seek her help again for my next purchase.

July 18, 2019 Hong Kong

V. Ng

From day one Julie provided excellent service while searching for a property. She was extremely helpful and provided great suburb analyses. When we decided on a project, she was fantastic, ensuring that documents were completed in a timely manner, and even recommending a great solicitor for our closing needs.

October 20, 2021 New York

Nathan G.

Kirsty has been incredible to work with. She has been extremely accommodating in every way. This was the best experience we have had with a real estate management company to date.

August 17, 2023 Perth

Jim T.

Paul was able to negotiate a very significant reduction from the vendor’s expectations and get the contract across the line with no last-minute issues.

June 30, 2023 Hong Kong


Really appreciate the professionalism demonstrated by yourself (Laura) and the team in managing our asset in Melbourne.

May 14, 2020 Victoria


Bree was very persistant with our more niche, and harder to rent property, keeping communication levels high which was greatly appreciated. We have been thoroughly impressed with Bree’s work ethic and professionalism, and I would (and have) recommend her without hesitation.

October 23, 2023 Perth

Jim T.

I was able to engage Paul White from as a buyer’s advocate to help me find a home in what for me is a new city. As well as having extensive knowledge of the local market, Paul is objective, quick and decisive.

June 30, 2023 Hong Kong

Mayu & Stephanie

We appreciate all your help and always being there to answer any queries we had. You certainly made the process seem very easy and we are thankful for the guidance you provided throughout the pre-purchase period.

December 19, 2019 Hong Kong


I went through Sarah Boyle to help me find a rental, knowing what the market was like. I was incredibly impressed with how Sarah found me a suitable rental in an efficient time frame. Sarah was also clear and concise and regularly communicated with me throughout the process. Made my busy life so much easier and definitely recommend to others.

June 16, 2022 Perth


Despite all the uncertainties and volatility in the housing market during the pandemic, Julie was instrumental in ensuring our family purchased a property which we now call ‘home’. Julie listened and understood our needs, provided options, held our hand at each step, and went above and beyond to support us throughout the buying process. We can’t thank her enough!

December 4, 2019 Perth

John D.

A special thank you to Sarah Boyle, for a great service and understanding shown to me.
A truly friendly and professional service. I can not recommend or Sarah highly enough.

January 17, 2024 Perth


It has been a great experience. I am grateful I have met with a professional agent who has been very cooperative and supportive in my rental application. Sarah assisted me with my application, helping me to stand out amongst the other applicants to be offered the advertised home for rent. 5 stars and keep up the good work Sarah Boyle.

January 4, 2024 Perth

Roger & Yim

While living overseas we know that everything is being taken care of while we are not there, with Anna as our Property Manager. With regular communication any issues are sorted out promptly and efficiently. We can rely on Anna and the team at to take care of our property portfolio.

November 19, 2021 Singapore


Allen has been our property manager for a few years now and he’s doing a great job! He offered the right advice when it came to timeframes & pricing when we needed to find new tenants and the process was quick and smooth.

May 11, 2022 Sydney

Chin T.

I switched from another agency to a couple of years ago. I was looked after by Laura Scott and have not looked back since.

July 6, 2023 Melbourne

Anne S.

We have the utmost confidence in your choice of tenant & your ability to negotiate an equitable rent. Your advice regarding property management is honed with many years experience in Asia / Australia & its my pleasure to recommend your good service to any potential clients.

March 18, 2021 Sydney

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A SMATS Group Company.

SMATS Group Are Dedicated To Supporting Our Global Clients In Their Property Journeys. is part of the SMATS Group of companies who are international leaders in providing taxation, finance and property services to Australian expatriates, non-residents, and intended migrants to Australia since 1995.

Our team can assist you with:

  • Property tax planning
  • Retirement tax planning
  • Property ownerships structures
  • Capital gains tax and land tax calculations
  • Downsizing contributions to superannuation
  • Life insurance and income protection strategies

We will assist you every step of the way to increase your knowledge through education and maximise your opportunities through tailored strategies and continuous support, so that you can achieve your financial goals.