Max Comben
Principal P. 0892756644 M. 0419955665

Max has been selling in the Real Estate industry for 46 years and all of these 46 years have been in the Dianella and surrounding areas.

Max commenced selling in 1975 after leaving the ‘Big Smoke’ of Melbourne and he believes that Perth is the best place in the world to live.

Even after 44 years Max is still 100% actively involved in Listing and Selling real estate on a daily (7 days a week) basis – he loves it!

Having this experience and a positive (but realistic) view on marketing your property will ensure a smooth transaction for you the seller.

Years of experience in selling, management and training provide an excellent wealth of experience to sell or manage your property, and to oversee property transactions going through the office. If experience and a strong desire to achieve the best mean a lot to you, give Max a call.

Jackie Tomic
Senior Sales Consultant P. 0892756644 M. 0400988358

With over 14 years Real-Estate Industry experience, Jackie has a proven track record of achieving great outcomes for her clients. Jackie has built a reputation for being personable, genuine and efficient in her approach to sellers and buyers. Her ability to negotiate, marketing skills and commitment to achieving positive results for her clients have ensured a consistent high level of success within the industry.

Driven by her strong belief that Real-Estate is not just about selling property, it is about a duty of care towards the people you are working with, their individual needs and ensuring a trusting and responsible working relationship.

Focused on exemplary client service, valuable mediation and negotiation skills gained during her 10-year career in the Welfare Service Industry and her interior design knowledge, Jackie enjoys providing her sellers with a comprehensive personalized service.

Equipped with a broad range of professional skills, genuine desire to assist people in achieving their goals and a passion for Real Estate, Jackie has built a strong and credible reputation as the “go to” local real estate agent.

If repeat business and referrals measure success, then Jackie sits amongst the top performers in the industry. Many Dianella and surrounding suburb residents repeatedly come back to Jackie knowing that, her enthusiasm, diligence and strong work ethic consistently exceeds their expectations and she gets results!

Having lived in the northern suburbs for 38 years and for the past 20 years in Dianella, “as a local resident” Jackie is able to promote the genuine benefits of living in the area to potential buyers and communicate with them on a personal level.

Jackie would like to thank all of her current and previous clients for their support, ongoing referrals and repeat business. Their trust and appreciation of the service she provides is rewarding in itself, but has also inspired her to reach new goals, which has resulted in receiving multiple awards:

* Centurion Award
* Platinum Awards
* Gold Awards
* Top Sales Representative Awards
* Masters Awards

Jackie always looks forward to meeting new clients and positively contributing to their real estate needs whilst minimising any stress that can be associated with selling and buying property.
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TESTIMONIALS FOR JACKIE

Dear Jackie,

You have just recently sold our family home of 50+ years for us.

Your attention to detail was incredible, your advice so good and your energy and enthusiasm
gave us such re-assurance.

You achieved an excellent sale for us and we are grateful for the time and effort you have spent on this sale.

We are so glad to have had you as our selling agent.

You are Amazing.

With every Best Wish for your future.

Kind Regards.
Albert and Kath

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Over the last six months we have been looking to downsize and sell our home that we have lived in for the past twenty years.
After getting valuations of our home from several agents, we found Jackie Tomic who stood out from the others with her caring, genuine friendly manner.
We didn’t want to put our home on the market until we had found a home to put an offer on. Jackie was patient and helpful during this time before she even began to sell our house.
Once an offer was in place, Jackie set to work immediately to sell our home in an efficient and professional manner.
Jackie was patient and positive, even though we often weren’t and even used her shoulder to cry on from time to time.
She opened our home frequently, never trying to force us to lower our price. She would just discuss the market and ask what we would like to do.
She wielded her exceptional negotiating skill s to get us the maximum price possible for our property while still caring about being fair to our buyers and so gaining their respect and trust as well.
Jackie went way beyond her role as real estate agent, giving generously of her own time. Throughout the process it was evident that she was set to protect our best interest not just with selling our home but with the purchase of the new at no real benefit to her.
She was our professional advisor when we were putting an offers on our new home, assisted us with the final inspection of the house we were buying, proactively chased up other real estate agents, banks and settlement agent s, and even offered decorating advice when asked.
We would recommend her to anyone who is looking for an agent who is 100% trustworthy and passionate and competent.
We are so grateful to her.
Dena and Brad

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Sale of the property in Yokine
It was the first time I had ever sold a house. So glad I chose Jackie! She is extremely professional, knowledgeable and helpful. Offered lots of suggestions to make my property more presentable before it went on the market. During the sale process she always responded promptly to my questions and concerns, no matter how trivial they were. Jackie was so supportive I always felt like I had a friend and protector in my corner.
Will certainly be calling Jackie again next time I sell!
Thank you very much Jackie
Glenda

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I want to thank you most sincerely for the wonderful support you provided me during the process of putting my house in Cornwall Street Dianella on the market. I’m sure it is a stressful time for most people going through this process but it is even more so for someone of my age (80).

Your were a great support to me every step of the way and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to any of my friends as I found you to be a very honest, trustworthy and extremely efficient person.

I first met you in 2009 and when considering an agent last November I knew that you had a thorough knowledge of the market in this area so felt secure in going with you and it proved to be the right decision to make in a slow market as my house was sold in a short time.

You also went over and above the normal duties of an estate agent and helped me out in so many ways which made life a little easier during this time.

I wish you every success for the future.

Yours sincerely

Betty

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I just want to thank you for all that you did for me concerning the sale of my property in Dianella.
You obviously know Dianella very well and were able to give good advice. You went out of your way
to be helpful and you were always friendly warm and kind. This made parting with my home less
traumatic for me. You were also able to sell my home very quickly on a very slow market.
Most of all it is wonderful to have dealings with an honest, sincere person like you.
I will not hesitate to recommend you to others who may be wanting to sell their home.

Kindest regards
Anna
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Hi Jackie,
Adam and I were so pleased with the way you handled the sale of our property we have written a testimonial you may use for future clients.
We recently contracted a wonderful lady, Jackie Tomic to sell our house in Noranda. We were very impressed with the excellent service she gave us.
We were kept informed about what was happening with regards to buyer interest from day
one. Jackie communicated with us using mobile messages, phone calls and the Century 21 website which was updated on a daily basis. This was followed up with letters sent home showing monthly updates.
Jackie works very hard and has a wonderful positive work ethic. Her feedback and advice helped to sell our house a lot sooner than we expected.
Jackie provided us with encouragement and support in what can be a very stressful time. If anyone asks us for a Real Estate Agent to sell their house, we highly recommend Jackie as our number one choice.
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We are writing to thank Jackie for the very successful sale of our home at Crawford Rd, Dianella. We have known Jackie for a few years now & when we decided to sell our home, she was my wife, Linley’s first choice. We did interview a couple of other agents as I felt our home would appeal Mt Lawley buyers & thought an agent from there would be an advantage. Linley however convinced me that Jackie would do a good job.
I have to say Jackie is an outstanding real-estate agent as she is also as a person. Firstly she has a strong character which combined with her impeccable integrity makes the lovely lady she is. I, like many clients I guess made life difficult for her at times. Always she would deal with our issues & never faulted even when our first offer fell through, she just kept on trying even though we had almost given up. Through her persistence we sold our home at the price we wanted.
We always felt Jackie was giving us 100% & was always focused on achieving our goal. Linley & I are very grateful to her for the great job she has done.
May we say that she is highly regarded by us both & we have no hesitation recommending her to future clients.
Kind regards, Glenn & Linley
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Jackie was amazing. She knows intimately the area and her service and follow up is second to none. She kept me informed every step of the way and followed up every enquiry leading to a full price cash sale in only 5 days. Can absolutely recommend Jackie if you are looking for an outstanding result. Thankyou Jackie
Laura
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We would like to thank you for the wonderful job you did in the recent sale of both of our properties.
We were very impressed with your professionalism and dedication in the sale of our properties and your promptness, professionalism and willingness to discuss matters at any time. Your wonderful dedication was evident as well as your great negotiation skills in the prompt sale of our properties and achieving the price we expected in this particularly difficult market.
It has been such a pleasure dealing with you and we will certainly be engaging your services in future business.

Thanks Jackie for a brilliant job well done.

Kind regards
Joe & Annette
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Dear Mr. Comben
I write to commend a member of your team – Ms. Jackie Tomic. I had the good fortune of having Jackie recommended to me by a close friend. I have been so impressed with Jackie’ s attention to detail, her honesty and integrity and for her ability y to make me feel as though I was her only client. She goes above and beyond, and I was so happy with her service that I really felt the need to let you know.
Yours sincerely
Wendy
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Napier Road MORLEY WA 6062
I would like to thank Jackie Tomic for her help of selling my home in Dianella to moving into a new one that I purchased through a different agency. I would like to say I had no help from the other agent just quietly.
As I was on my own and never sold or bought a home, Jackie went out of her way to be there for me all the time, not only professionally but also personally, nothing was too much trouble to help and advice, while I moved into my new home.
I really appreciated all she did for me and am only too pleased to recommend her personally to anyone who wishes.
All My Thanks,
Ruth
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Dear Jackie,
I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for the way you handled the sale of my Diane/la home.
With your expert knowledge of the local market you were able to guide me to the price range I could expect to achieve, and achieve it we did.
I appreciated you keeping me informed throughout and the way you followed up after your Home Opens, and especially keeping in touch with all that showed an interest. Your encouragement and concern meant a lot to me at this time.
I am sure you got me the best possible price for my home and will have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone seeking a sales consultant in this area.

Every best wish for the future. Kind regards
Val
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Dear Jackie,
On behalf of our family we would like to thank you for your exceptional work and guidance you offered us throughout the process.
Your constant attention to detail in helping us with the presentation of our house ensured a constant flow of prospective buyers in our initial home opens. As a result, an exceptional offer was made on the property within 2 weeks of it being on the market, this considering the market was very competitive at the time.
Thank you very much for your personal and emotional support during what is usually a testing time, your continuous communication we certainly appreciated.
We will have no hesitation in recommending you as our preferred Real Estate Consultant to all our family and friends.
Jackie we wish you all the best.

Regards Michael & Diana
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Max what we can say
Clive and I sold 11 properties in our lifetime, including previous sale with Century 21 with Rogan Hartley – yet Jackie just leaves us gob smacked.
Her absolute commitment to the client is so genuine and amazing. She makes herself available
at all hours and we were left feeling that selling our home, for the best price, was her one goal.
She has sold Shaw Rd and now Glandore Rise for us and the way she throws herself into getting
the best outcome is just amazing. And she seems to have fun doing it.
With Shaw Rd we got into some problems with a developer, you may recall, and Jackie was there offering advice and support and the shoulder to cry on, all the way. Our most recent sale she has organized for us to be able to rent back until our new home is completed. All of this taking time
and energy from an already busy schedule and no financial gain to herself.
She is a credit to your agency and a joy to deal with. Reading her details on the web page shows
where all her skills come from and come together in one great package.

Best regards

Joyce and Clive

Dee Conway
Business Development Manager P. (08) 9275 6644 M. 0437 511 245

I have been in sales all of my life and had great satisfaction in pleasing both buyers and sellers in whatever profession I have been in. After migrating from England “as a ten pound pom,” I raised a family and am now a proud grandparent to three boys.

My role with the company is an Assistant to Max with sales.

Outside work I enjoy the fantastic life style that Western Australia offers, particularly beach walking although a “Margaret River Red” does not go astray.

Alla Torgasheva
Senior Sales Consultant P. 0892756644 M. 0405125731

My journey in real estate began in May 2001. During my more than 20 years working in the industry, I have received numerous awards for excellence in real estate and have loved every year that I have been selling property.

I believe one of my greatest assets in my job is my focus on the needs of my clients. When people invite me into their homes to discuss the sale of their property, I concentrate on providing them with good, clean business advice and service.

In deciding on which real estate Agent you are going to select, the question you truly should ask is “how effective will the Agent be in getting the best price the market has to offer?”. Many Agents may tell you they can get the best price, but how many can provide this through their track record and previous dealings.

I am able to show you a growing list of testimonials from my previous Sellers who can provide my history of achieving excellent sale prices and caring service for my clients and I am truly excited about the prospect of helping you with the sale of your home or property.

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Below are just 5 from over 44 Award Achievements for Alla:

1. REIWA Awards 16-20 Million Dollar Club
2. Top Salesperson (Ray White Whiteman & Associates)
3. 3rd Top Salesperson Number of Sales (Ray White Group)
4. 3rd Top Salesperson Settled Commission (Ray White Group)
5. REIWA Awards 10-15 Million Dollar Club

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TESTIMONIALS FOR ALLA

Alla’s ability to perfectly calculate the correct selling price of her listed properties has enabled her to not only obtain the best price for her clients, but also to ensure that she attains the sale of her listed properties in the quickest time possible. I rate Alla the best of the many Real Estate agents that I have worked with and I highly recommend her to prospective sellers of property.
Paul
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In the competitive world of Real Estate it is hard to find honestly and integrity. But with Alla we never had cause to doubt her. Everything she promised us, she delivered.
Jason
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Our house has been on the market for an extended period of time and we had several land agents attempt to sell it, unsuccessfully. It was the services provided by Alla that finally achieved the sale. From our first meeting, we were immediately impressed with her professional approach. It was her skill, experience, honesty and passion as a land agent which achieved the outcome others had been unable to deliver.
Colin and Georgia
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Ms Torgashev is a consummate professional who has always conducted herself with the highest integrity. She has strong work ethic that extends to knowing her market and client suitability. She has consistently produced excellent results for us and we are delighted with having her represent us.
Ivan
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I first met Alla at an open house and I was immediately taken by her attitude and sincerity. I knew from that first meeting that I wanted her to sell my houses. She approaches everything with a professional manner and I wish her all the best in her future career.
Claudio
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Our Dianella property was sold at an excellent price before having an official home opening, due to Alla’s pre advertising. Alla was always thorough and well organised and so gave us the best possible advice and service available. She made herself accessible at all times for any questions or concerns that arose and always provided follow-up information. Alla comes with our highest regard and recommendation.
Des and Jan
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The selling of our homes was a new venture for us. Alla steered us through it; she answered our questions, assured us of things we needed to do and stood by us when we were less than sure. And she did all this in a way which kept us free – our sense was of a consecrate and careful property consultant.
Jan and David
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I first met Alla when my partner and I were looking at some villas in Balga which were open for inspection. Alla was the salesperson. I didn’t buy any of those units as they were not suitable for my needs but I was impressed by Alla’s manner and bearing as she showed them to us.
Some weeks later I was ready to put my house in Stirling on the market. I called Alla and two other agents. The other agents were experienced but neither impressed me to the extent that Alla did. I gave the listing to her. It was definitely the right decision.
She really thinks about the client, the house, the state of the market and the best way to present. Her advice on preparation for sale was simple and clear and made a lot of sense. She moves quickly and remains focussed on the job until it is done.
She is very straight forward and professional in her work.
Two weeks after listing Alla had brought forth several prospective buyers and skilfully managed the process of obtaining the best price from the most qualified buyer. It was the best result we could have obtained at the time.
I needed to sell another house in Koondoola two years later and once again I gave the listing to Alla. The market was slowing down at the time but Alla didn’t neglect any opportunity. One buyer was only able to inspect the property after 6:30pm on a winter’s night. Most agents would have tried to put them off until the weekend but Alla greed to miss a personal engagement and show it at the time.
They bought the property and did so a favourable price.
Alla understands the market and gives realistic advice about the value of properties, the state of the market and in particular, the best presentation of your property. If you choose her to sell your property or simply seek her advice on real estate matters you will find her completely professional, very well informed and totally focussed on your situation.
Because of work and other personal circumstances I have had to sell and buy again several times and I have dealt with several other real estate agents in the past. They varied from good to rather poor in their performance.
Alla stands out from them all. She is undoubtedly the best I have detail with.
I am happy to recommend her.
Des
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I would highly recommend Alla!
In a tough market she sold our property for over asking in 1 week!
Couldn’t have been happier.
Bryan from Bayswater
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I found Alla through Open Agents Australia as I didn’t have any idea on how to find a Real Estate Agent. Being such a difficult market at the moment I knew I needed someone who knew the area well and had had recent successful sales in the same area. Alla didn’t disappoint. Alla was just what I needed and from the moment I met her I knew she was the RE agent for me. As a first time home-seller she helped me throughout the entire process. She was always available to answer my endless questions.
Not only did she sell my house within 3 weeks (unheard of in my area, with my style of property) she got me over the asking price in a VERY difficult market. I could not recommend Alla more. THANK YOU ALLA!
Thanks for your time and happy Friday,
Emma
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To Whom It May Concern,
Alla Trogashev has now sold three properties for my wife Leanne and myself. All properties have been sold in tough market’s and yet through Alla’s hard work, determination and understanding of the property market she has been able to not only sell our properties but also get the best offer possible. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Alla as a truly professional Real Estate Agent.
Jamie and Leanne
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Alla was very knowledgeable, polite and sincere person who made it her job to meet our needs. She discussed the idea of Set Date Sale and what it meant and entailed and was able to follow through and deliver a very pleasant sale price for our property within 3 days of the house going on the market!
Alla treated us as individuals with her caring manner, explained things in detail, responded to phone calls/text messages promptly and nothing was too much trouble.
Alla is a hardworking individual who is hard to fault as an agent and as a person – we were very lucky to have had Alla.
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I would recommend Alla to any friend or associate in need of representation, she is a true professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and diligent, she listens carefully and gives advice without pushing in any way. She knows the area well and understands what is reasonable and achievable in the market, she advises accordingly. I was very pleasantly surprised at the short length of time our property was on the market, before a reasonable offer materialised in the current market (prices falling), the price we achieved was the price we discussed and agreed with Alla, I was relieved and delighted with the result. Our sincerest thanks to Alla, to repeat, I recommend her to anyone in need of an honest, diligent, gentle agent, a fine lady, a pleasure to deal with at all times. Sincerely, Peter.
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Dear Alla,
The Settlement for Brichely Crescent took place on the 12th of this month, we take this opportunity in thanking you for the success of this sale.
You acted in a very professional manner, and were always thinking about our welfare and totally committed to the sale taking place.
We will recommend you to everyone – BIG YES.
We will return to you if we are selling again – BIG YES.
I don’t have your bosses email so I could not copy him/her in this email but do get them to read this.
Pruthvish and Vaishali

Cassandra Hodge
Senior Property Manager P. 08 9275 6644 M. 0438 913 484

Cassandra has always known her future lay in Real Estate. Passionate, ambitious and highly motivated, she has been diligently pursuing her career since entering the workforce.

“The problem solving aspect is what I love most about being a Property Manager, as well as the satisfaction of a positive outcome and helping clients achieve the best for their investments.”

Understanding both the expectations and needs of clients, Cassandra presents great practical knowledge, a natural efficiency and a warm, friendly disposition. A dedicated and dependable member of Max Comben Group, whose major principles are “honesty and integrity”.

Geraldine Wood
Senior Property Manager P. 08 9275 6644 M. 0488 755 771

Geraldine began her career as a Technical interpreter using Oriental and European languages back in the UK, so a change to the Real Estate industry was quite a leap!. However, she has taken to it like a duck to water, getting her first taste of real Estate at the front desk, then migrating through Trust Accounting for two and a half years, to Residential and Commercial Property Management. She has completed training in both Sales and Property Management, but has opted for the latter and has now been with Max Comben since August 2016 in a Residential Property Management capacity.

Geraldine prides herself in ‘getting it right’ for both owners and tenants. She has an easygoing attitude and always goes above and beyond to ensure that both owner and tenant have as pleasant an experience as possible in a difficult market.

When she is not at work, she makes time to catch up with her two adult children, she enjoys life out on her 5 acres with her partner, her horses and pets, renovating, repairing fences, fixing reticulation, and managing her own property – she recently took a welding course demonstrating her ‘can do’ attitude . That being said, she is an ideal person to manage your property as she knows what it takes.

Hazel Macdonald
Senior Property Manager P. 08 9275 6644 M. 0415 110 005

Hazel has over 34 years’ experience in real estate Property Management. Hazel’s knowledge and experience goes without saying, it is second to none.

She joined Max Comben Group in 2013 as the Senior Property Manager. She is well respected by everyone – Owners, Tenants, Staff and basically anyone she meets. Most of Hazel’s success has been of “word of mouth”.

“I have seen many changes in the industry over these years, I still enjoy the job and the people”.

Hazel enjoys spending any spare time with her family, friends, helping Charities, playing Squash, walking and riding down the coast on the weekends.

Lee-Ann Ramsay
Senior Property Manager P. 08 9275 6644 M. 0411 874 997

Lee-Ann worked as a Settlement Agent Assistant for 5 years and had to liaise with Real Estate Agents on a regular basis thus giving her a hunger for real estate. She worked in Real Estate in an Administration role for 2 years and then in 2010, went into a role as a Personal Assistant for a prominent Sales Executive.

Having completed her Real Estate Sales Licence in early 2011 she worked in sales for a further 6 months and then chose the career path of Property Manager where she found her niche thoroughly enjoying her job.

She strives towards building strong relationships with all her clients and ensuring excellent customer service at all times. Having a great relationship with all landlords and tenants ensuring they receive professional personalised service at all times. Lee-Ann enjoys developing long lasting mutually beneficial relationships with both owners and tenants. In her spare time Lee-Ann enjoys days at the beach with her family and grandchildren.

Lesley Spencer
Senior Property Manager P. 08 9275 6644 M. 0407 385 282
Tamara Kirk
Senior Property Manager P. 08 9275 6644 M. 0409 683 035

Having started as a Property Manager Assistant, Tamara has spent the last 6 years working her way to the role of Senior Property Manager.

“Every day is different in Property Management, it keeps you on your toes and that’s what I love about it”

After hours Tammy enjoys spending time with her Family and Friends.

Jayde Burr
Rental Department Administration P. 08 9275 6644
Jessica Lovell
Administration P. 08 9275 6644
Margaret Vandenbergh
Office Manager P. (08) 9275 6644

Margaret Vandenbergh joined Max Comben’s team in November 2008 in the role of Office Manager and Property Management Manager.

Margaret has worked in various departments during her career, including Reception, Property Management and Trust Accounting. Her accuracy and attention to detail and problem solving makes her ideal for this role and with her experience also assists in training of staff. Margaret completed studying and obtained her Real Estate License (Triennial Certificate) in 2013.

She brings 37 years experience in the Real Estate Industry and is proud of our outstanding work ethic, dedication and loyalty.

Margaret is married with two wonderful children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family, gardening and reading.

Sonya Reynolds
Sales Administrator P. (08) 9275 6644

Sonya joined Max Comben 20 years ago in Sales Administration/PA before completing Certificate lV in Property Services (Real Estate). Although Sonya enjoyed the role of Property Manager/Business Development for a number of years, she decided to return to Sales Administration to assist the busy Sales Department.

Sonya has won numerous awards over the years and continues to develop her knowledge and skills with continuous training. Sonya is well known in the office for her “attention to detail and professionalism”.

Sonya is a real “peoples person” with a positive and friendly attitude, well respected by colleagues and clients alike.