Our Team

Our friendly holiday management team look forward to assisting you with your next holiday or investment property.

  • John Rumble

    Licensee in Charge / Sales Manager
    John grew up in Hawks Nest, coming here as a toddler, attending the local primary school and on to high school in Raymond Terrace.   He moved to Canberra to attend University but returned to Hawks Nest to join the family run Hawks Nest First National Real Estate. John is now the Licensee in Charge and Selling Principal.  He is a Licensed real Estate Agent, Business Agent, Auctioneer and Strata Managing Agent.  He has limitless knowledge of the area and involves himself in all aspects of community life, sponsoring local sporting teams and groups and works tirelessly with local Charity Fundraising Auctions. Outside of work, John enjoys golfing, motorbike riding and enjoying time with family and friends.
  • Kaye Simpson

    Holiday Property Manager LREA

    Kaye brings a wealth of local knowledge to the team having lived in Hawks Nest for over four decades. She has worked in property management at Hawks Nest Real Estate for over eighteen years. She has a genuine appreciation of both owner and guest needs within her role as Holiday Property Manager. Kaye has always worked in customer service and thoroughly enjoys her interaction with people.

  • Kerrie Bailey

    Permanent Property Manager

    Kerrie has a strong connection to the Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest areas and a genuine love for developing long term relationships. She is passionate about looking after your investment property. She always demonstrates a high level of professionalism and honesty.  She enjoys all aspects of her job and has gained a sound knowledge of the area and the people who chose to live in our little piece of paradise. Being highly organised whilst always working hard to provide exceptional customer service, is what she is renowned for.  Her friendly nature, positive attitude and understanding of the overall real estate process from both an investment and property management view, allows her to work well within our successful team and most importantly for our valued clients.  In her spare time she loves to spend time with family and days at the beach.

  • Lisa Birchill

    Office Manager

    A Tea Gardens / Hawks Nest resident herself, Lisa intimately understands the local market through working, living, and buying locally. Lisa has extensive experience in real estate in the following roles – Office Manager, Sales Agent, Property Investor, Property Purchaser and Property Vendor.

    Lisa prides herself on her excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Lisa makes it her mission to listen to understand not just to respond.

    Lisa’s strong work ethic and drive to succeed makes her an integral member of the First National Hawks Nest Team.

    Working alongside the First National Hawks Nest Team, she will do everything in her power to make the process of buying or selling or leasing your property a quality and memorable experience from start to finish.

    With a proven background in small business administration, project management, real estate marketing and sales.  Lisa’s ability to organise, multi-task while diligently working to tight deadlines.

    Selling or leasing your property doesn’t have to be about, pressure, confusion and stress, this is possibly one of the largest transactions you may be involved in, so trusting the right agent and agency will be the difference between a sale and an enjoyable experience with an incredible result.

    Call now to discuss the services Lisa and the Team at First National Hawks Nest can offer you.

  • Mandy Harding

    Permanent Property Officer

    Mandy and the team at First National Hawks nest know the Myall Coast is a desirable place to live.

    Mandy and the Team are living their dream to create an agency that is passionate, knowledgeable, dependable, and sophisticated.  We believe that client satisfaction is a measure of true success.

    Mandy is dedicated to creating an exceptional client experience for anyone wanting to invest, relocate, build or rent in the stunning surrounds of Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest area.

    The First National Hawks Nest Team believe providing excellent service generates trust and repeat business.

    Get in touch today and let Mandy and the Team show you the true meaning of professional service.

    Mandy and the team look forward to talking with you soon.

  • Sarah Giles

    Reception / Holiday Officer