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A strong vision for creating the best Real Estate Agency in the Northern Territory has led Jeremy to bring the experience of First National O’Donoghues to Darwin. With a family in the industry for over 30 years, Jeremy was born to be a leader in real estate and the results prove likewise. Amongst countless high level awards, he has achieved the Real Estate Institute of the Northern Territory’s Auctioneer of the Year twice in his career and is accredited in the top 5% of real estate agents. With almost two decades of local experience, Jeremy has built a strong reputation for powerful results, honest dealings and trusted industry knowledge. He has a raw passion for real estate that is easily noticed when working with buyers and sellers alike. Jeremy constantly strives to achieve top results, highlighted by countless client testimonials. Majority of his business sprout from past clients and referrals, further emphasizing the exquisite work he puts forward. Jeremy’s experience with a number of high profile developments and a range of clients in commercial and residential sales proves his ability to tailor a plan guaranteed to drive results. Earlier in his career, Jeremy spent a considerable amount of time in property management – labelling him as the jack of all trades in real estate. Jeremy is blessed with the power of negotiation like no other, further enhancing his ability to perform astoundingly. Understanding the importance of like-minded individuals, Jeremy has attracted a number of experienced professionals under one roof. He is backed by a skilled team who ensure a friendly and ideal experience for all clients. “Real estate is a people business and we all need great people around us. We are very lucky to have such great staff.” New, past and recurring business is always welcome at First National O’Donoghues, with Jeremy looking forward to meeting and assisting those with all their real estate needs. Call Jeremy today to discuss your property.
Tim Joined the O'donoghues Team in 2010 with years of experience in all facets of the Real Estate industry, Tim offers a wealth of knowledge when it comes to buying or selling real estate. A skilled negotiator, Tim will always go the extra yard to get his clients the best price possible. Starting out in a small, family operated firm in 1995, Tim grew a large and loyal clientele through his enthusiasm, work ethic and honest approach. After his father retired Tim took over the business and continued its growth. In 2005 Tim was awarded Country Victoria’s top salesperson for total number of sales and was second for gross commissions for the franchise group, and as joint director of the franchise he was instrumental in the office achieving the #1 office for the group. Never forgetting that your client comes first, listening to their needs, understanding their requirements and exceeding their expectations is what drives Tim to deliver a first class service. Call Tim today to discuss your property.
Honesty in all aspects of real estate is paramount. — Shun About Shun Shun is fully versed in strategic marketing concepts and the application of these in the real world to minimise his clients’ stress concerning one of life’s largest transactions. Recognising the importance of the agent’s role in maximising sales opportunities within a given time frame and with minimum fuss, Shun has been involved in successful commercial sales at all levels from land, industrial sheds, through to purpose built commercial complexes. Shun believes that the secret to success is open communication, he always strives to keep his vendors and buyers informed and takes pride in his ability to negotiate successful outcomes to everyone’s satisfaction. To him that’s a win/win result. Skills & expertise Specialities Honest appraisals, Shun will tell you what your property is worth rather than tell you what you want to hear. Once you agree on the market price, he will defend that price. Shun has been practicing since 2009. Awards Various First National awards. Awards are nice but customer satisfaction is what is important. Community involvement Shun has a young family so community involvement is somewhat limited, other than helping out at Durack primary school barbecues and assisting the Palmerston Magpies under 12 side whenever possible.
Manning has an extensive background in the real estate and construction industry spanning over 25 years. He has a broad knowledge in residential land developments, high rise apartment complexes and project marketing. Manning’s relaxed approach and honest advice will take any uncertainty you may have in purchasing land and constructing a brand new home, making it a straight forward and pleasurable experience.
Striving for building long-lasting impacts and delivering exceptional results, Trudy Leedham is the go-to agent in the Darwin real estate industry. Trudy is a natural networker - constantly engaging within her community and always valuing building positive relationships. With over 17 years experience of performing as an esteemed agent within the Adelaide market, Trudy is also renowned for her personalised approach combined with a complete devotion to client’s needs while maintaining a quality level of service. With a love for Darwin and everything Top End living has to offer and a greater love for people, Trudy Leedham has the passion, reliability and tenacity that will fulfil expectations above and beyond - getting the best value on selling your property and finding that dream home.
Ankita is a self-motivated and enthusiastic results-orientated Commercial Manager with over 4 years’ experience in Real Estate and a further 4 years’ experience in the Education Sector. Ankita is a dedicated leader with the ability to lead teams, to process and manage Commercial Real Estate without compromising service or quality. Some of Ankita’s skills include but are not limited to:- Vendor Service Management, Market Research and Analysis, Property Management, Safety and Building Compliance, Arrears Management, and Contract and Lease Negotiations/ Preparations. Ankita’s strong knowledge of administrative methods assist her to complete tasks in a timely manner and under pressure, whilst delivering the highest customer service to her client’s. Ankita is originally from India and moved to Australia (Melbourne) in 2011 after she married. Following her husband in 2012 Ankita was welcomed to Darwin pursuing a career in Real Estate, having developed many skills in previous careers and 4 years of Commercial Real Estate experience, Ankita brings fresh eyes and ambition to our diverse team. Ankita has a helpful friendly nature, is understanding, fair and is willing to go the extra mile to ensure all basis are covered. Call today to speak with Ankita about your Commercial Real Estate needs. Rajasthan University (INDIA) Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A) 2011 Real Estate Institute of the Northern Territory Agents Representatives Certificate 2017 Real Estate Institute of the Northern Territory Certificate IV in Property Services Real Estate 2019
Leesy commenced with O’Donoghues First National Real Estate as our Commercial Sales and Marketing Administrator in 2015 and progressed to Personal Assistant to Kathy Smart and Maria Harrison in 2016. Leesy became a Property Manager in 2017 and maintains a strong portfolio to date. Leesy is well-informed in the residential real estate market in Darwin. Having been born in Darwin her passion for the Territory lifestyle is catching. Her energetic and personable approach has seen her quickly establish herself as a leading professional both within the office and in the broader Darwin market place. Leesy excels with her superior organisational skills and passion for achieving the best possible result for all of her clients, regardless of whether they are a keen investor or a potential tenant. Through honesty and transparency, Leesy has been able to achieve a low vacancy rate and quick turnaround for properties in the shortest possible time-frame. As a skilled negotiator, she has created a streamline renting process for her clients. Keeping information clear and providing step-by-step guidance from the first inspection to the key hand-over. Leesy previously worked as a Graphic Designer & Concept Artist and has completed her Certificate IV in Graphic Design, Certificate III in Screen-printing and Certificate III in Business Studies. With the ability to think outside the square, Leesy has a clear understanding of her clients’ needs and is committed to ensuring they are met. She maintains her integrity and is constantly training and learning in the ever changing Darwin Real Estate space. Leesy loves the Territory and everything that it provides – the relaxed lifestyle, the outdoors and the Darwin Real Estate market. She enjoys engaging with everyone in the Territory and knowing them on a personal level to help them achieve their Real Estate needs. Cetrtificate IV in Property Services ( Real estate)
Originally from Cork in Ireland, Helen moved to Darwin in 2011. Prior to joining O’Donoghues, Helen was managing two Hostels in Darwin, where she worked for 7 years. She has worked in Retail Management, Human Resources, as a Travel Agent, and numerous front of house Reception/Customer Service roles. Helen graduated with a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resources, from the University of Limerick Ireland. She brings a background of strong managerial, organisational and administrative skills to her position at O’Donoghues. She is a patient, hard worker who provides very high levels of customer service and staff management/support. She is passionate about helping people and takes pride in continuously providing great service. Call Helen to discuss your property today.
Skye began her career in Real Estate in early 2016 at O’Donoghues First National. Skye’s bubbly, outgoing, vibrant and driven personality makes her a great asset to the team, nothing is out of her comfort zone when it comes to new tasks and opportunities at hand. Stepping her foot in the door as the first point of call, our receptionist, gave her a thrill for the real estate world and all it has to offer. Skye has not looked back since the one of many positions within our company, she then progressed to Property Management Associate, while completing her Real Estate Licence in 2018, to expand her knowledge regarding landlords and tenants and the tasks involved in everyday property management. When the position of managing her own portfolio knocked on her door, as always Skye was excited to change the everyday tasks. Skye has not stopped there, recently moving through the company to experience all aspects of the real estate world, Skye has now stepped her foot into the sales department as the Personal Assistant to the Managing Director Jeremy O’Donoghue. A whole new opportunity to again grow within all areas of Real Estate. Skye has 12 months experience working in a Doctors Surgery, has spent 3 years working as a Personal Assistant and a further 12 months managing a café before joining the O’Donoghues First National Team. With an extensive managerial, hospitality and administration background, Skye’s broad skill set allows her to perform her duties effectively and efficiently within a fast-paced environment. We are proud to have an ambitious and motivated member on our team. “Where there is a will there is a way”, “Never say Never” & “there is no such thing as can’t” Certificate IV in Property Services ( Real estate)
Julie-Anne Joined the O’Donoghues team as the residential sales and commercial administrator in 2018 having a diversity of experiences, more than 8 years’ in real estate along with many years in legal, conveyancing, finance and accounting. Julie-Anne’s attention to detail and need for a constant workload is a great asset to our sales team, she is excited to put her knowledge to the test with new tasks every day, nothing is too big for our courageous and driven Sales Assistant Julie-Anne! Working in range of careers over the years previously in Darwin, Rockhampton and Townsville, she is now back in Darwin again to be closer to her family, and of course for a brilliant addition to our team. Julie-Anne began her career in real-estate at RE/MAX Excellence in Townsville and has not looked back since finding her passion for a fast-paced working environment. We are pleased to have such a driven and compassionate member on board our diverse team.