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

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

Christina Ciffo

Christina Ciffo

Property Management Team Leader

Christina is our driven and enthusiastic ​Team Leader. Responsible for ensuring the ​Rental​ 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.

​Christina loves learning new skills for further developing her career and recently has completed her Diploma of Property Services which has broadened her knowledge of all Real Estate transactions. Christina is also driven by ensuring her Rental Team are kept up to date with the latest training, practices and technology.
When she's not keeping busy with the property management department, Christina enjoys playing netball and​ is keen to have her first year playing Women's Football. She is an avid traveler​ and property renovator!

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0439 088 218
christina.ciffo@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 Representative with an impressive track record of results, and a reputation for exceptional service.
Steve has quickly established himself as one of Northern Tasmania's most in-demand agents since his leap into the real estate industry in 2015. Steve's honesty and hardworking nature are apparent the moment you meet him.
Steve uses smart marketing strategies to attract as many buyers to each property as possible. His ability to leverage every opportunity to benefit clients has helped him deliver outstanding results across a huge demographic of properties.
His tailored, high quality advice is grounded in extensive market knowledge and he has made a high level of commitment to his real estate education, having been mentored and coached by several of the most highly acclaimed real estate coaches in the industry and has also just completed his Diploma in Property Services.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys playing sports, spending time in the gym, with friends and seeking adventures in the outdoors.

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

Lauren Atkinson

Lauren Atkinson

Property Sales Representative

With a career spanning almost 20 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

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 joined the Living Here Launceston team after a stint in the marketing sector in Melbourne and he absolutely loves real estate.
With his hardworking and easy-going nature, Nick is always striving to exceed the expectations of his clients.

Having been born in Launceston and realising this is the best place to live, Nick has successfully transitioned & laid the foundations for a prosperous career in Real Estate. In his spare time Nick enjoys exploring the outdoors and spending time with friends, family and his dogs.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
Mob: 0439 033 547
nick.hosking@livinghere.com.au

Lisa Armstrong

Lisa Armstrong

Property Sales Administrator

With 15 years of experience in real estate, Lisa has an exceptional knowledge of the business. As our property sales administrator, Lisa is charged with the responsibility of assisting our sales team. She always makes sure the Sales department is in order, and making it her business to know everything there is to know about all current listings and sales.
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.
Lisa enjoys the challenge of combining working and maintaining a healthy, happy lifestyle with her Husband and Daughter and spending time with family & friends.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
lisa.armstrong@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.jack@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

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

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

Stephanie George

Stephanie George

Property Management Administrator

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

Emma Hillier

Emma Hillier

Property Management Administrator

Emma couldn't see herself doing anything else but working in the Real estate industry! Having completed her real estate qualification Emma is finding this career to be the perfect one for her and is excited to see where this path takes her!
You will find Emma in the reception area as one of the first smiling face's you will meet when you call into our office.
Outside of work you will find Emma socializing with friends and family or working up a sweat at the Gym.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
emma.hillier@livinghere.com.au

Felicity Ervin

Felicity Ervin

Property Representative

Felicity has always had a strong interest for the Real Estate Industry and knows that this is the career for her after completing her Real Estate qualification.
She joined our Living Here team with experience in Property Management, but has now taken on a new role providing support to both our property management and property sales teams.
Being a local from George Town, Felicity is excited to be spending some time working in our George Town office.
In her spare time Felicity enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
felicity.ervin@livinghere.com.au

Harriet Atkinson

Harriet Atkinson

Receptionist

After finishing year twelve at Launceston College and working two part time jobs, Harriet decided she needed a "real job"! As our newest addition to the Living Here team, Harriet is busy learning and studying to gain her real estate licence. She is excited to be working in the real estate industry as it is very different from her previous jobs and not the type of work she ever saw herself doing.
In her spare time Harriet works at two gyms teaching group fitness classes and enjoys relaxing on weekends with friends and family when she has time off.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
harriet.atkinson@livinghere.com.au