Executive Assistant / Property Consultant

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Hodges Brighton

Hodges Brighton

Professional, empathetic and endlessly energetic, Romana Preston is a real estate professional of rare substance and integrity. One half of Bayside’s longest-lived real estate team, Romana has been working with Hodges Director, Julian Augustini, since the mid-2000s, adding her very cool, calm and collected style to his value-focused goal-driven service.

With years of experience ensuring that her clients have a trouble-free and rewarding experience, Romana’s time-honoured belief is that if the small details are right, the big details will follow. From approving copy, to fine-tuning inspection times, to meticulously following-up potential buyers, Romana’s attention to detail builds the trust of her vendors. With Romana in charge, vendors rest assured that finer details are taken care of, so that big rewards can follow.

But beyond the business of the sale, Romana knows that it’s the people that matter. Always keen to learn, grow and develop new skills, she says her role shows her something new everyday, as she works closely with sellers and buyers making some of the biggest decisions of their lives. As such, Romana says she’s found that real estate involves a little bit of psychology and a lot of empathy.

It’s no surprise then, that Romana is a former science student whose meticulous nature informs her intuitive approach. It’s an approach that is particularly appropriate to the Brighton marketplace. Having bought her first home here at an early age, Romana counts herself as more than just a Bayside real estate professional…she’s a true Baysider!

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Peter Green
Julian and Romana kept me informed at every step in the process and were very helpful during the negotiation. They achieved a quick sale and a great price for me. I highly recommend Julian and Romana as an excellent team.
Peter Green
 Belinda Felstead
Romana worked really hard for us & kept us updated with every step of the sale of our property. She talked honestly with us & set us realistic expectations regarding results, which she was then able to exceed significantly. She made the whole experience a positive one.
Belinda Felstead

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