Our Team

Rodney Atkinson

Rodney Atkinson

Director

Rodney has been in real estate for longer than he wants to tell you! Let's just say that he has so much experience that he can give you the advice you are looking for!

Rodney and the sales team strive to get the best outcome for our clients and hope that every client and every customer enjoys the experience!
Don't hesitate to call in for a coffee and a chat with Rod to discuss how the Living Here philosophy can help you.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0418 131 355
rod.atkinson@livinghere.com.au

Christina Ciffo

Christina Ciffo

Property Management Team Leader

Christina is our driven and enthusiastic Property Manager. Responsible for ensuring the department is running smoothly, Christina understands that communication is the key to a successful relationship. She aims to make every tenancy as smooth and hassle-free as possible and ensure that as a team all our clients' expectations are not only met but exceeded.

When she's not keeping busy with the property management department, Christina enjoys playing netball and is an avid traveler. She has also been kept busy of late on her ?renovators dream' property that she has been working on in Launceston, with some amazing results!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0439 088 218
christina.ciffo@livinghere.com.au

Cheryl Atkinson

Cheryl Atkinson

Director / Property Manager

As a co-owner of the business Cheryl is very enthusiastic about property management and making sure our department is the best in town! With so many loyal clients, appreciative new clients and delightful tenants to work with, Cheryl says her job is fun!!
Cheryl would love to help you find the right tenant for your investment property or assist you with any advice you need before renting a property out. Cheryl works flexible hours so she is available to meet you weekends, evenings or whenever suits you.
Cheryl was born in the UK but says that Launceston is definitely her home!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0418 132 288
cheryl.atkinson@livinghere.com.au

Lauren Atkinson

Lauren Atkinson

Property Sales Representative

With a career spanning over 16 years in real estate sales and management, plus a two year stint in advertising, Lauren's experience and skills in marketing, negotiating and high level of communication have proven to be a winning combination for her and her clients. Piles of thank you cards and letters, from both her purchasers and vendors, are testament to her dedication and skill and are proven by her high level of client recommendations and repeat business.

A terrible vendor herself, Lauren knows well the (sometimes frustrating) situation of having a property on the market, and will do everything she can to alleviate any fears or concerns her clients may have about the sale process.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0419 447 117
lauren.atkinson@livinghere.com.au

Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas

Property Sales Representative / Auctioneer

Launceston born and bred Gary Thomas has been part of Launceston Real Estate for 23 years preceded by 11 years in retail sales and management. During this period, Gary's friendly, professional manner and sales ability have earned respect from both his clients and real estate peers.

One of Gary's most valuable skills is his ability to expertly handle difficult negotiations. He has been involved in countless sales right across the price spectrum, evidence of his versatility and ability to relate to people from all walks of life. Gary is also a licensed Auctioneer.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0412 133 014
gary.thomas@livinghere.com.au

Steve Crawford

Steve Crawford

Property Sales Representative / Auctioneer

Steve is a Property Consultant, In fact, he's been selling most his life. By making an industry leap to real estate from office supplies and machine sales in 2015, Steve found professional success at a high level having sold many properties throughout Northern Tasmania. Steve's honesty and hardworking nature are apparent the moment you meet him, always striving to meet and exceed the needs of his clients,
Steve understands the needs of his vendors and is able to provide both sellers and purchasers with tailored advice and is always striving to make your real estate transaction pleasurable and one to remember. He has made a high level commitment to his real estate education, having been mentored and coached by several of the most highly acclaimed real estate coaches in the industry. In his spare time, Steve enjoys a good happy hour with friends, playing sports, spending time in the gym and seeking adventures in the outdoors.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0447 277 825
steve.crawford@livinghere.com.au

Edward Bugg

Edward Bugg

Property Sales Representative / Auctioneer

Edward first started selling real estate in 2006 and has amassed over 400 property transactions in his career to date.
Edward has a wealth of experience in residential, commercial and business sales. His friendly nature and successful approach at handling complex negotiations has kept many clients coming back again and again. Edward believes that constant training, research and analysis of market trends is pivotal in staying ahead in the fast paced real estate world.
Currently leading our office Footy Tipping competition, Edward believes he may also be able to offer some advice on your AFL tips but we will update this late in the season with his progress!

Mob: 0428 112 515
edward.bugg@livinghere.com.au

Dave Woods

Dave Woods

Property Sales Representative

Dave prides himself on his honesty and is keen to leave his mark on the real estate industry.
Born and bred in Launceston, he has lived here all his life.
When Dave is not working he enjoys the horses and a punt, is a golf tragic (although the handicap needs a bit of work) and socialising with his mates.
Dave and his partner have a teenage son and 3 alaskan malamutes, which they love dearly, in that order!
Dave is a bit of a larrakin, but when it comes to your property he wants to make sure you enjoy the experience and takes his role as your agent very seriously.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0408 021 043
david.woods@livinghere.com.au

Nick Hosking

Nick Hosking

Property Sales Representative

Nick has joined the Living Here team after having a short stint in the marketing and management sector.
Utilizing his previous experience, as well as providing exemplary customer service, Nick is hitting the ground running and was able to making an exceptionally fast transition into the real estate industry. Having been born and raised in Launceston, Nick has strong roots in the community.
Energy, diligence, sound product knowledge and the ability to listen are key strengths of Nick's. He is passionate about delivering world class results whilst giving his clients a first rate customer service experience.
In his spare time, Nick enjoys spending time with his friends and family as well as exploring the illustrious Tasmanian outdoors.

Mob: 0439 033 547
nick.hosking@livinghere.com.au

Karla Turner

Karla Turner

Property Management Representative

Karla loves property management! Now in her 4th year as our maintenance guru, we can't imagine life at Living Here without her!
At Living Here Launceston, we share the work load, but one of Karla's main roles is to look after the maintenance tasks for all of our rental properties. Some people may think this is boring, but Karla prides herself on getting the job done properly and quickly and is very good at it!
She makes sure our owners and tenants are kept up to date and keeps the tradie's on their toes, and all with a smile on her face!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0408 568 031
karla.turner@livinghere.com.au

Kelly Jack

Kelly Jack

Property Management Representative

With more 12 years experience under her (green) belt in Property Management, Kelly is the girl you want when looking for a new tenant for your property!
Owning an investment property herself, Kelly understands that renting out your own home can often be a stressful and emotional experience and that tenant selection is crucial to ensuring your investment performs well. Kelly is focused on delivering the sort of customer service to all her clients that she would expect to get herself which means regular updates and honest advice.

When she's not working Kelly enjoys water skiing, working on her home and planning her next overseas holiday!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0409 341 340
kelly.wilkes@livinghere.com.au

Lisa Van Zetten

Lisa Van Zetten

Property Manager

Lisa has been with us for ever! She prides herself on her attention to detail and works hard to ensure our clients have a hassle free rental experience. With an excellent understanding of the real estate and rental acts in Tasmania as well as the strata titles act (body corporate) and commercial property laws, she is often our go to girl in the office when we have an unusual question!.
She works in both our residential and commercial property management department's as well as our body corporate management division.
When not at work, Lisa is just as busy with 3 kids to chase after and a young Kelpie who likes to jump fences!

Ph: (03) 6332 3500
lisa.vanzetten@livinghere.com.au

Lisa Armstrong

Lisa Armstrong

Property Sales Administrator

With 14 years of experience in real estate, Lisa has an exceptional knowledge of the business. As a property sales administrator, Lisa is charged with the responsibility of maintaining our data base to keep our valued past and present clients up to date with the current market.

Lisa began her real estate career in our rental department but she quickly moved into the Sales Administration role and during her time has seen major changes in the Real Estate industry, particularly in I.T. which has seen her role transform into needing to be very computer and internet savvy.
When not at work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family & friends and looking after her many pets.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
lisa.armstrong@livinghere.com.au

Simone Shady

Simone Shady

Property Sales Administrator

Having 18 years experience in the Sales Administrative role, Simone's knowledge is second to none when it comes to assisting our sales team. Simone's dedication, hard work and willingness come naturally to her as she loves her job.

Simone thrives on making sure the sales department is in order, making sure no stone is left unturned and making it her business to know everything there is to know about all current listings and sales.
Simone loves the challenge of combining working, maintaining a healthy, happy lifestyle for her family of 3 boys and the many sporting activities that help keep her boys out of trouble! When not at work, you'll find Simone camping or playing with her golden retriever!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
simone.shady@livinghere.com.au

William Faulkner

William Faulkner

Property Management Representative

Finally? We found a man who is amazing at property management!
William joined the Living Here Launceston team in 2014 and hasn't looked back! In 2016 he was awarded a Living Here National Award for his work as a Property Manager which is testament to his hard work and dedication to his clients.
As well as assisting the team in Launceston, William takes care of our George Town office.
Outside of work William enjoys spending time with friends & family, and is a regular gym goer at The Fitness Academy!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0448 327 765
william.faulkner@livinghere.com.au

Stephanie Farrell

Stephanie Farrell

Property Management Representative

We are delighted to have Steph back with us on a casual basis. You can usually find Steph in our George Town office on Wednesdays and filling in at the Launceston office when we are super busy or we have people away.
Steph is pretty busy with a gorgeous baby to take care of at home. Fortunately Steph is used to multi tasking and does all of this with a smile.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
stephanie.farrell@livinghere.com.au

Mikalah Stancombe

Mikalah Stancombe

Property Management Representative

Mikalah has quickly become a very important member of our property management team! She joined us in 2015 as our receptionist but her big smile and friendly personality saw her promoted very quickly to rental consultant and she has now taken over a number of tasks in our increasingly busy office.
As Mikalah believes real estate is her chosen career, in 2016 she also gained her real estate qualification.
When not at work, Mik is busy planning her upcoming wedding, training at the gym and hanging with her fur baby, Flex.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
mikalah.stancombe@livinghere.com.au

Alex Mills

Alex Mills

Property Management Representative

With 3 years experience in Property Management, Alex has joined our team full of excitement.
After a short break from Property Management, Alex realised real estate is her true passion and she feels most comfortable helping people.
Alex loves a challenge and will be responsible for supporting our rental team and answering any queries you may have regarding any aspect of our rental department.
Away from work Alex loves to spend time with her family and friends and her beautiful puppies.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
alex.mills@livinghere.com.au

Emma Hillier

Emma Hillier

Receptionist

Emma is the most recent addition to the Living Here team having decided that real estate is her chosen career!
You will find emma in the reception area as the first smiling face you will meet when you call into our office.
She is new to the Real Estate industry but has embraced the job and is eager to learn about every aspect of property management.
Emma likes to look after herself by keeping active and is a keep musician playing both guitar and piano!

emma.hillier@livinghere.com.au