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

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

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

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.
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

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

Mikalah Burgess

Mikalah Burgess

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, training at the gym and hanging with her husband and fur baby, Flex.

Ph: 03 6332 3500
mikalah.burgess@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

Felicity Ervin

Felicity Ervin

Property Management Representative

Since Felicity first started work in the Real Estate Industry she knew that it was the career for her and couldn't imagine working anywhere else!
Luckily Felicity joined our team with experience in property management, as we quickly moved her into a new role alongside our senior property managers to take over the important task of managing the maintenance.
Outside of work Felicity loves spending time with friends and family and also enjoys being active, whether it's at the gym or walking her dog.

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

Emma Hillier

Emma Hillier

Property Management Representative

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!
Outside of work you will find Emma with friends and family or working up a sweat at the Gym.

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

Harriet Atkinson

Harriet Atkinson

Property Management Administrator

Harriet is excited to be part of the Living Here team and is enjoying working in the real estate industry. She is busy learning new skills everyday to broaden her real estate knowledge and has recently completed her real estate qualification.
In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and relaxing on weekends with friends and family.

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

Zoe Nicholas

Zoe Nicholas

Receptionist

Zoe is the newest addition to our Living Here team. Recently finishing year 12, Zoe is eager to learn and develop within the real estate industry. With a friendly and reliable approach to customer service, Zoe is absolutely perfect for our front reception desk!
In her free time Zoe enjoys relaxing and spending time with her family and friends.

zoe.nicholas@livinghere.com.au

Karla Turner

Karla Turner

Property Management Representative

Karla absolutely loves property management! 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 efficiently & effectively! She makes sure our owners and tenants are kept up to date and keeps the tradies on their toes, and all with a smile on her face!
From mid-August Karla took a break from property management to welcome her first child into the world, however, she is already back on a part time basis.!

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