Thursday, May 9, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Six Years Of Success!

Rob Taylor
Expands The Empire

After a successful six years in business, Taylors Property Specialists is charting new waters with its expansion into Proserpine, a key market which owner Rob Taylor, has earmarked for extensive growth.

Purchasing Whitsunday Realty earlier this year, Rob’s strategic business plan identifies a young, dynamic element coming into the Proserpine market, alongside future overall growth of a broader region set to boom in the coming years.

“We’ve got a really good market share that we are proud of, but we were keen to make a change. It’s not about being the biggest, but there’s an opportunity to come in and do something different in a new area, and that’s what excites us.”

Having worked in real estate for over 20 years, Rob is a seasoned veteran in the industry who leads his business with integrity, dedication, and performance. Over the past six years he has nurtured a strong dynamic team with a vibrant culture and cohesive work ethic.

“When you walk through the door this is your work family, and this office is your work home,” said Rob.

“Everyone who works here has virtually identical moral standards and that’s the reason the broader business works so well.”

Launching as an independent real estate agency six years ago, Taylors Property Specialists has always been determined to do things a little differently. Rob remembers that when he started out in real estate, he was among the first to use his profile picture on signs and create a personal brand in the region. He loves setting trends and staying ahead of the game.

One trend he is witnessing now is a new, young demographic moving to Proserpine. At just 20 minutes from Airlie Beach, and a lot more affordable, Proserpine is quickly becoming known as the ‘place to live’. Likening it to some of the old Brisbane suburbs, Rob has witnessed young couples purchase old Queenslanders and spend their weekends renovating, creating beautiful houses and strong investments along the way.

Leading one of the most respected real estate agencies in the region, Rob is at the helm of a highly dynamic, highly valued and much-loved local brand that continues to evolve and expand with the community it serves.

Rhett Nelson
Property Specialist

A Whitsunday local for the past 12 years, Rhett intrinsically understands the ebbs and flows of the community and his good-natured personality is always a pleasure to deal with.

With a genuine desire to help and a dash of good humour, clients feel ease in Rhett’s company, and when they witness his professionalism, they know they are in safe hands.

An agent who takes pride in building strong relationships, Rhett has a genuine desire to help and will always go above and beyond to create the best possible outcome for his clients.

With a deep understanding of the local real estate market Rhett is able to provide invaluable insights to his clients that assist with both the buying and selling process.

Having helped countless individuals and families find their dream homes in the town and surrounding areas, Rhett is respected among his peers and valued by all his clients.

Known for his friendly demeanour and his willingness to help, every property transaction is conducted with genuine care, attention to detail and upmost consideration to all parties involved.

Rhett recognises that buying or selling a property can be a complex and emotional process and he works tirelessly to provide his clients with all the information they need to make an informed decision.

His commitment to establishing strong, trusting relationships is a testament to his dedication to providing exceptional service. 

Natalie Stuchbree
Senior Property Manager

The driving force behind the Property Management team, Natalie started with Taylors in 2019, when she was brought in to establish the residential rental department.

Under Natalie’s direction, the leasing department has expanded and developed to the point of requiring four full time property managers, administration and support staff and a large commercial portfolio within five years.

More than just a transaction, Natalie believes that every interaction is personal, and it is this attitude that adds deeper meaning to her services, and one that clients appreciate.

By using effective communication and a commitment to integrity, Natalie’s team builds
lasting relationships with both their lessor clients and tenant customers alike, ensuring their needs are met to a very high standard.

“For me, it isn’t just about leasing properties; it’s about helping people to achieve their goals, whether it be increasing their wealth through their investment portfolio or settling into their new home,” she shared.

“I believe in the power of teamwork and empowering my staff to draw upon all of our experiences to cultivate an environment where everyone can thrive.

“At Taylors, we don’t just lease properties; we aim to find the right person for the right property by listening to our customer’s needs and working together to find solutions.  

“Ensuring each interaction is infused with professionalism, warmth, and a touch
of fun helps us to achieve our goals.”
Originally from Victoria, Natalie moved to the Whitsundays with her family in 2016.

She is now thriving within the community and redefining the role of property management
on a broader scale so that everyone benefits from the attitude she infuses into every aspect of her life.

Brad Sobott
Property Specialist

A well-known face across the region, Brad Sobott has an extensive reputation for not only his real estate professionalism but also his work within the community. A professional auctioneer, when he’s not selling houses, Brad is often called upon to utilise his skills as a charity auctioneer. He is recognised as one of the most experienced auctioneers in the Whitsundays having called over 500 auctions, both from the podium and within private negotiation.

With an extensive career that spans almost 25 years, Brad has worked across multiple agencies including operating his own agency in the past.

He has also won countless industry awards.

Moving to the Whitsundays with his young family in 2009, Brad elected to stay for “a little while” which ultimately became a “long while” when he realised how much he loved the region as a place to raise a family.

While Brad brings a lot of experience to the table, he also believes the attentiveness and sensitivity with which he treats his clients throughout the process really sets him apart.

Brad deeply values the trust placed in him to assist in what is for many people one of their biggest transactions and does his utmost to ensure the process is memorable for the right reasons.

Prioritising long-standing relationships, Brad always forms strong connections within the community and runs his portfolio with integrity, diligence and passion. These work ethics form the basis of Brad’s impeccable reputation and drive him to not only be the best real estate agent, but also the best person he can.

Ali Swain
Commercial Property Specialist

With a wealth of experience spanning many years, Ali is known for her unwavering commitment and exceptional service and always goes above and beyond to ensure a positive outcome.

Ali’s strength lies in her ability to cultivate lasting relationships with clients and tenants alike.

Whether you’re a property owner seeking management solutions, a business looking to lease
space or you need a storage shed.

Approachable, knowledgeable and professional, Ali is dedicated to providing a personalised service to
suit your needs.

Having relocated to the Whitsundays in 2000, Ali moved to the area after enjoying
many happy childhood holidays spent on her grandparents’ sugar cane farm in Glen Isla.

For all your inquiries regarding the management or leasing of your commercial investment
property, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Contact Ali on 0461 496 380 or email commercial@taylorspropertyspecialists.

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