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We were really happy with communication
Sean was fantastic throughout the selling process and made it feel easy. He provided us with both sales and rental appraisal for our property, this gave us options on how we wanted to proceed. His knowledge of the property value in the market helped us in selling our property on the higher end of the market range. We were really happy with communication on the progress of the sale, queries from potential buyers, offers and he was happy to conduct multiple inspection times on our property.
A sincere thank you to a successful team
We wholeheartedly recommend Matt and Esther. Their assistance in the sale of my mother’s home was always professional, responding to our needs at a very stressful time. I believe the transaction was a success for both parties concerned. A sincere thank you to a successful team. – Faye
Completely hassle-free 3+ years
I have nothing but great things to say about my experience renting with Blackshaw Gungahlin. Tahlia in particular has been an outstanding property manager – super helpful, professional, and responsive throughout my tenancy! It’s been a completely hassle-free 3+ years, and I wouldn’t hesitate at all to recommend her and the Blackshaw team. – Lara
Cannot recommend enough!
Cannot recommend enough! Emily Hyslop has been amazing during my tenancy over the last 12 months and definitely would not want to rent through anyone else! Emily is genuine, very responsive and a great Property Manager. Thanks again Emily! – Emma
Very Professional
As usual Jessica has acted in a very professional manner during this sale. The process was very slow due to things out of Jessicas' control, however she has seen it through to the end communicating with me and my buyer during the process. I think that Jessica has done a great job for me again and would recommend her as an agent.
Above and beyond
We are so grateful to Luke Revet who went above and beyond to help us explore our options in buying our new home. He made himself available and gave freely of his time. He was an excellent sounding board and counselled us with quality advice. He is professional and very personable and we feel that any vendor or purchaser would be fortunate to have the opportunity to work with him.
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(5/5)
Her services were exceptional
I highly recommend the property management services of Tanja. Her services were exceptional. This came down to very effective communication and going above and beyond what we have for too long had to accept from other property managers. To the whole team at Blackshaw Belconnen, thank you very much for all that you have done for us. – Scott
We are already 100% happier
After switching to Blackshaw Gungahlin for our property management needs, we are already 100% happier with their service and processes. Thank you Craig for all your assistance so far! We are confident our properties will be well managed and can highly recommend Craig and the team. – Jessica
Such professional, helpful and responsive service
I have just found a great unit to rent through Blackshaw. Such professional, helpful and responsive service from Stephanie. She went out of her way to get information I needed to connect my utilities and was quick to respond to various emails and calls in the lead up to signing the lease agreement. A pleasure to deal with! – Warwick
Outstanding!!!!!!!!!
Anna brings the flair and professionalism of her sydney sales experience to the south coast. The consummate professional and a friendly approachable lady to boot! Our experience and result far outweighed our expectations! Thank-you thank-you thank-you!
Remarkable and greatly appreciated
We appreciate all of your efforts during these last six months. Your ideas, innovation and support are remarkable and greatly appreciated.
He always had time for us
Knowledgeable and genuine. Jack was great to work with, he is genuine, knowledgeable and had great advice but more importantly he always had time for us and thoroughly explained our options (and recommendations) at every step. Made what could have been a very stressful process much easier for us. And we got a great result. – Alison
Recommending for his extensive knowledge
Down to earth, honest and trustworthy! Michael Braddon was an absolute pleasure to work with through the entire sale process. He kept me well informed at all times and gave me great advice to assist me in getting the very best result. He was honest and realistic in his approach to addressing my expectations and made me feel comfortable and supported throughout the process. I highly recommend Michael for his extensive knowledge of the market and his highly professional, honest and trustworthy approach towards his clients. – Te Hana
Communication has always been excellent
Maddi and Kersten have been absolutely wonderful to deal with throughout my tenancy. Any problems or concerns have always been addressed very quickly, and communication has always been excellent. I really appreciate all their hard work and couldn’t recommend them enough. – Hannah
Excellent service and fantastic result
Not only is Pat a wonderful agent, she is also kind and compassionate. I found the whole team at Blackshaws wonderful to deal with. A special shout out to Jess and Anna, you wonderful ladies also went above and beyond. Anna, thank you for all your help as well, especially with the extra running around you did for us. Having dealt with Pat in the past, I felt it was a no brainer to get her and her team to sell my place. Cannot thank nor rate this whole team high enough. They were all fantastic to deal with. Thank you
5+ stars!
Excellent service, 5+ stars! Matt Sebbens is great to deal with. Very professional and his communication alleviated our anxiousness during the whole selling process. Matt is an agent that is willing to go the extra mile to ensure we got the best price for our property. I really can't ask for more with the seamless process and experience he and his team provided. I definitely recommend Matt and will be happy to avail of his and Blackshaw Belconnen’s services again in the future. – Edmundo
Helpful and hardworking
Tom was helpful and hardworking throughout the process of inspecting and purchasing my property. He was friendly, communicated well, was easy to get in touch with and was flexible assisting us with the final inspection and receiving the keys. – Alastair
Aery helpful and professional
Mario was very helpful and professional. He kept me fully informed of interest during marketing and achieved an outstanding result at the on-line auction.
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(5/5)
I was extremely satisfied
Dario and his team did a fantastic job of selling my property. Dario walked me through the process and was always at hand to answer any questions. I was extremely satisfied with the high quality service received and how quickly the property sold. I highly recommend Dario. – Rebecca
A thorough professional
Pat is a thorough professional with the highest integrity. Pat truly understands the south coast market and works tirelessly to match vendor to buyer. I would recommend Pat to anyone looking to buy or sell on the south coast without hesitation.
Couldn't fault
Great experience, I couldn’t fault Chris. This purchase was my first experience buying property through an online auction. I was therefore even more nervous than I would normally have been. Chris answered all my questions fully & to my complete satisfaction therefore putting me at ease with the process. His knowledge of the property he was selling couldn’t be faulted. – Rosemary
Extremely friendly and authentic guy
My online auction experience during COVID lockdown with Michael and Stacy was fantastic. They gave us all the necessary information required for us to make a decision to bid at the online auction. I’m sure their workload tripled in this time, however they always got back to us in a timely fashion. Meeting Michael (through Facetime) he is an extremely friendly and authentic guy, he shared in our excitement of purchasing a property. – Julie
Personable and Professional
Mario and his team have an extensive knowledge of the inner south market. Matched with his high level of professionalism and undeniable work ethic he was able to deliver a great result in a very uncertain market. He was very responsive to any queries we had throughout the process and we would highly recommend him to sell your property.
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(5/5)
Simply outstanding
Simply outstanding. Having been a client of Alex AhKey and the Blackshaw Queanbeyan & Jerrabomberra team for many years, I could see where the amazing service, professionalism, honesty and warmth originates from. Alex has been utterly fantastic in supporting me with my sale, despite being interstate. From the start, she had it all covered and I barely had to do or worry about a single thing! Alex knows her trade, her local areas and the market like the back of her hand and has been an absolute pleasure. I would more than highly recommend Alex and her team, both as sales consultants and as property managers. – Angela
Made the whole process seamless
This is the first property I have sold and Thom made the whole process seamless. He provided timely communication throughout the entire process. He was excellent at managing sales expectations and did not overpromise and underdeliver. The sale of the property exceeded our expectations, with it fetching well above the reserve price. I really enjoyed working with Thom and will definitely be using him the next time I sell a property. Highly recommended. – Vinesh
Positive, Responsive, and Successful
David was very good to work with. He was responsive and clear in communication. He was able to develop trust quickly with me as seller and with potential buyers. David also kept across broader real estate trends in the ACT. He achieved a successful result.
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(5/5)
Fantastic
Dario was fantastic. He was happy to respond to any and all questions and follow up on issues. He showed me a couple of different apartments in the same building and I'm very happy with the one I chose.
Perfect service
Perfect service from a very dedicated team that found a solution catered to my personal situation. Highly recommend.
Communication was fantastic
Quick sale. Michael’s communication was fantastic and he acted as a great liaison between ourselves and the buyers. He sold our property in less than 20 days for a price we never dreamed of! – Stephanie
Helpful, punctual and understanding
Dario was extremely helpful, punctual, understanding and reasonable in the process of buying our property. He was readily available to help with anything, be it viewings, questions or his professional opinion. We appreciate Dario's assistance in the purchase of our new home to new end and really mean it when we say that we could not have done it without his assistance.

Really positive and enjoyable experience

We would definitely recommend Blackshaw Real Estate for anyone looking at selling their home in the neighborhood.

We had a really positive and enjoyable experience working with Dario Beltrami, who went above and beyond our expectations. Friendly, professional and exceptionally hard working - he helped us source trades people in the lead up to getting our house ready to go on the market, helped us move furniture around for the professional photo shoot and was very committed and supportive to getting us the best price, with no pressure to agree to sell if we weren’t happy with the price.

It was a vert smooth 4 week marketing campaign and we were delighted with the photos and blurb on All Homes, and the viewings went well. We were pleased with the result and are extremely happy in our new home. Cannot recommend Dario highly enough, and his support live team at Blackshaw.
Professional, helpful, friendly and exceeded all my expectations
I would highly recommend Blackshaw Belconnen. The staff are extremely professional, helpful, friendly and exceeded all my expectations. Their market knowledge was amazing and I would have no hesitation in using them again and recommending them.
Professional and communicated quickly
Professional, thorough and personable. We selected Michael as the Agent to sell our property having reviewed his sales in the area. From our first meeting, Michael demonstrated a profession approach and sound market knowledge. He explained the process and was accommodating to include some of our ideas and pointing out where issues could arise. Throughout the marketing campaign and sale process, Michael and his team were very professional, communicated quickly, clearly and provided sound advice. – Joe
Extremely helpful
Dario was extremely helpful, punctual, understanding and reasonable in the process of buying our property. He was readily available to help with anything, be it viewings, questions or his professional opinion. We appreciate Dario's assistance in the purchase of our new home to new end and really mean it when we say that we could not have done it without his assistance.
I highly recommend their services
Wow - I have had such a positive experience with the Blackshaw Belconnen team over the last several months. I have bought one property and sold two and so have experienced their service from both the buyer and seller perspective. They have provided an excellent service in all aspects for the three properties and I highly recommend their services.
Very professional and kept us informed
Robert was one of two agents responsible for the sale of our house. Robert was at all times very professional and kept us informed of his actions and what as happening in our area. The sale took place during very exceptional times. We relied upon his knowledge and in-depth experience of the Canberra real estate market.
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(5/5)
Second-to-none
Michael's market knowledge is second-to-none. Michael and his staff ensured that we were kept up-to-date at all times and provided information even before questions were posed. His professionalism is exemplary as is his knowledge of the market. No details were overlooked during initial discussions, marketing and the actual day of the auction. To say that we were confident in his handling of our property sale would be an understatement. It is often said "that to achieve the best result you need the best man for the job". Obviously, from the result obtained, we certainly chose the best man. Michael and his team were outstanding. – Ian & Helen
I would not hesitate in recommending
Communication and customer service was outstanding. Dario was full of knowledge/advice throughout the whole process of selling the property. On auction day and throughout the campaign he explained everything to ensure we were aware and answered all our questions. He made everything very stress-free. I would not hesitate in recommending Dario and Blackshaw Manuka to sell your property.
He went the extra mile for us
We were very impressed with Jack's diligence and effort. He went the extra mile for us, successfully sold our house, and even helped us purchase our new house. Jack was punctual, hardworking, listened, and always followed up on queries. He knew the market well. Highly recommended.
Proactive and professional
I’d definitely recommend Debbie for anyone who has a busy lifestyle, and wants a smooth sale process. She is very experienced and I barely had to ask for anything - she’d already thought of it before I asked.
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(5/5)
He was outstanding!
Excellent Agent. We would recommend Michael Braddon to anyone buying or selling their home. He was outstanding! – Donna and Adam
Great communicator, really helpful
Dario kept me in the loop through a long and sometimes tricky campaign. He managed well with difficult tenants in place and organized things well.
Fantastic job
Blackshaw Belconnen put in a substantial amount of effort when selling my parents property. Rain, hail or shine they were always there and did the best to achieve the best outcome for my parents. Not only did they exceed the current markets expectations, but they also did a fantastic job in helping them to secure their new dream house.
Professional, informative, understanding and supportive
Christine exceeded all my expectations in an agent, she went above and beyond in regards to selling our house, I was going through a difficult time in my life and Christine was very supportive, informative and was always there to answer any questions I had, I would highly recommend her to anyone selling or buying a property. I will definitely be using her in the future for any further purchases or sales of my properties.
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(5/5)
Immensely impressed
Thorough. Honest. Organised. Meticulous. Immensely impressed with Thom and the whole experience in taking us on the journey of selling our home and managing our stress levels as his responsibility. With regular catch-ups for updates and advice, backed by his understanding of the market and the local demand, we never felt pressured or uncomfortable in making decisions and appreciated the quiet level of reality he brought to the table. – Paul
Dario is a true professional
Dario handled the sale of my investment unit professionally. He rang and texted when he said he would, he turned up on time, and displayed a level of trust, enthusiasm and professionalism that I have not encountered previously. He treated me as his most valued client, regardless of the value of my property. I can thoroughly recommend Dario if you are wanting someone who is committed to looking after you and achieving a great result.
First class service with an enjoyable experience
From day one of the process Jacks customer service was impeccable! At every point I had complete trust, piece of mind, and confidence in Jacks ability and couldn’t find a fault! Come auction day the weeks of hard work that Jack had put in were clearly evident with a sales price that far exceeded my expectations! Jacks genuine warmth and care makes him easy to approach and his negotiating skills truly are an art and craft that many agent’s simply haven’t mastered! If you are looking for an agent who delivers first class service with an enjoyable experience - contact Jack and only Jack!!!!
Professional Honest Delightful - A real estate treasure
Debbie got the result for us - selling our home in the most difficult and uncertain of times during Covid. Debbie worked tirelessly and went above and beyond for our sale. Her ethics, professionalism, and genuine care and kindness were a surprise for us. We can’t rate Debbie highly enough. Not the usual real estate experience for sure. Apart from making the selling experience pleasant - Debbie’s advice on getting the house looking it’s best was invaluable. Her support team are also fantastic. Highly recommended
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(5/5)
Thank you for removing the stresses
Thank you to the Blackshaw Queanbeyan & Jerrabomberra team. During the most uncertain year, you have managed my property with such professionalism and have been a reassuring presence. Thank you for removing the stresses that owning an investment property this year has brought. You are fantastic! – Leonie
Would be pleased to work with him again.
Craig Sleeman was empathetic, flexible and efficient when dealing with our rental property. Would be pleased to work with him again. – Katie
We couldn't have been happier
From the moment we met Jack at an open home we felt comfortable to deal with him. Jack introduced us to the property we ended up purchasing and went above and beyond to help us in the purchase despite not being the selling agent on the property. After a few very rough experiences with real estate agents in Canberra, Jack restored our faith in the process. He was very open about wanting to do so and was a brilliant communicator throughout buying and selling. Our townhouse ended up selling for a price well above our expectations despite the challenges of selling during COVID-19. We only needed two open homes and he was able to bring six prospective buyers with offers. We couldn't have been happier with the result. You only have to read all the other reviews on this page to appreciate that he is a great agent.
Her work ethic and positive attitude should be an exemplar to all agents
Christine's experience, market knowledge and support team set her apart from most other agents in Canberra. Combined with her infectious enthusiasm and unwavering positive mindset, her marketing skills were invaluable in producing a result were happy with - great result!
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(5/5)
Set them far above their competitors
Working with this agency has been the most positive experience I have ever had with any agent, anywhere. Their professionalism, responsiveness, honesty and integrity set them far above their peers. The team are friendly, well trained and know how to take care of the tenants and the clients and all for excellent rates. I highly recommend Alex and her team, after 6 years I wouldn't go anywhere else. – Stephen
Professional, genuine, honest and more
We cannot recommend Michael and his team highly enough as they ran an outstanding marketing campaign which resulted in securing the highest suburb sale price for the property we were selling. Michael is extremely professional, genuine, honest, possesses excellent communication skills and is very knowledgeable in regards to the property market in our area. We were always kept informed about the outcome of open homes and Michael was always responsive to any queries that we had. Thank you to Michael, Stacy and the team for the excellent service we received. – Steve & Julie
An absolute pleasure
Every step of the way, Jack was a pleasure to deal with. Throughout the inspections and the auction process he inspired confidence by leading us through the process and keeping us informed. Any new information was passed on to us without delay. From my experience as a buyer I highly recommend Jack and would be very happy to enlist his services as a selling agent.
I would recommend both ladies for any property matters
It has been a pleasure working with Courtney and Kiri from Blackshaw Real Estate for the management of my property. They were patient with all of my queries during the initial setup of the property and have been engaging ever since. Timely responses are received on any queries no matter how big or small. I have been very satisfied with the level of service and support and would recommend both ladies for any property matters.
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(5/5)
Exceptional service
Maddison has been great as our property manager for almost 3 years. In that time Maddison and her team have provided exceptional service, always very responsive and gets things done quickly with no hassle. Very happy. – Nick
It is clear that Blackshaw have no competition
The service I received from Alicia and Marie was exemplary. Aside from the process being quick and easy, Alicia went over and above in accommodating me when collecting keys/executing final docs. At no stage did I have any issues getting in contact with Alicia and the team, and responses were prompt and comprehensive. This was the easiest leasing process I have completed. Having attempted interaction with other groups in the ACT, it is clear that Blackshaw have no competition in the quality of service they provide. Will have no reservation in recommending Blackshaw in the future, there is clearly a culture that encourages both performance and relationship management. – Andrew
Haven't been disappointed
Jack was a pleasure to work with right from the start. He has a sound knowledge of the marketing and was able to reassure us the whole way through. We first met Jack about two years ago and said we were going to sell but not just yet. He didn't pester us but stayed in touch and listened always with respect to our planning. Engaging agents a very difficult decision but we eventually decided upon Jack to work with and haven't been disappointed. Jack gave sound advice and was always willing and happy to go the extra mile; he inspired trust, both with us as vendors but also I felt with the buyers. Jack was always to be contacted and would call back promptly if not able to answer immediately.
Extremely helpful and professional
Would highly recommend Robert Westropp-Evans, I have had the pleasure of dealing with Robert a number of times and have found him extremely helpful and professional, his vast knowledge of the Canberra property market is second to none and his sensible advice gave us total peace of mind.
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(5/5)
Would not want to rent through anyone else!
Cannot recommend enough! Emily Hyslop has been amazing during my tenancy over the last 12 months and definitely would not want to rent through anyone else! Emily is genuine, very responsive and a great Property Manager. Thanks again Emily! – Emma
Our favorite real estate agent!
Our favorite real estate agent! From our first meeting with Thom he impressed us with his down to earth approach and professional advice. Thom managed the sale of our home with ease and his experience was invaluable. Not only was Thom a pleasure to work with and his communication throughout excellent, he also delivered an amazing result. We would highly recommend Thom to anyone looking to sell their home. – Toby & Jess
Always responds to inquiries promptly
It was a great experience having Jack as my agent (twice). He is really helpful and being proactive. Always responds to inquiries promptly and tries his best to assist solving problems. I would recommend Jack to my friends as an agent for property sale or buy.
Made my rental experience so easy
My sincere thanks for taking on my rental property under difficult circumstances and making my rental experience with Blackshaw so easy.
Such professional, helpful and responsive service
I have just found a great unit to rent through Blackshaw. Such professional, helpful and responsive service from Stephanie. She went out of her way to get information I needed to connect my utilities and was quick to respond to various emails and calls in the lead up to signing the lease agreement. A pleasure to deal with! – Warwick
Beyond our expectations
A very big thank you to Michael and the team at Blackshaw Gungahlin. We couldn’t recommend them enough. The team went above and beyond with our home and received an absolutely amazing result well beyond our expectations. Michael is incredibly knowledgeable, passionate and will do everything he can to get you the best for your home. Kylie was responsible for developing our amazing marketing campaign. Her write up about our home gave us goosebumps. We couldn’t have ask for a better person to manage it for us. The social, online and print material has provided us with everlasting memories after working with their photography and videography teams. A big thank you to Michael, Stacey, Tom, Kylie and the rest of the team for helping us reach a record price for our home. – Adam & Reanna
He had great ideas
Jack was very professional and easy to talk to. The market was changing quite quickly and he was able to keep me up to date. He offered great advice and was open and honest about buyer feedback. He had great ideas about the strategy and how to achieve a sale to meet my needs and not linger on the market for too long.
Professional, extremely helpful & prompt
I have always found Emily to be professional, extremely helpful & prompt in responding to any issues or enquiries in relation to my property. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Emily as a very good property manager in relation to any type of property management within the real estate field. – Scott
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(5/5)
By far the best tenancy experience we have had
Thank you on behalf of both of us for your understanding and your punctual and straight forward management of our lease. By far the best tenancy experience we have had so far.
Would definitely recommend
I was a tenant at a property managed by Blackshaw Gungahlin for two years, and it was the best experience I have had as a tenant. My property manager, Tahlia, was always very accommodating in arranging inspections and I had no issues with the property during my tenancy. They were always polite and very responsive to any enquiries I made. Would definitely recommend this agency to anyone looking to rent a property. – Jessica
A stress-free experience
Jack was very helpful and insightful helping me to sell my house quickly and without fuss. He provided realistic advice on preparing the property for sale without going over the top, arranged great styling and put me in touch with tradies who could help prepare my property. The anticipated timeline for sale was pretty much spot on what we achieved, making it a stress-free experience.
The benchmark for Property Managers to aspire to
Emily has been the most professional & courteous Property Manager I have had. She always follows through & keeps me in the loop about. As a landlord, I've found her advice to be invaluable. Emily sets a very high standard, which I personally think is the benchmark for all other Property Managers to aspire to. I have no hesitation in recommending Emily. – Annie
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(5/5)
If I could give Christine more stars I would..
To be honest we've had bad experiences with Real Estate Agents previously and Christine changed our opinion. As a buyer Christine was honest, open, real, didn't play games, was always available on the phone (even on long weekends) and dealt with us with respect and dignity. What a wonderful woman and Agent. Thank you Christine x
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(5/5)
Very responsive, helpful and professional
Blackshaw was fantastic throughout my lease with one of their properties, in particular Tahlia Rennie our agent. She was very responsive, helpful and professional and made our time working together very easy. Would definitely recommend! – Jack
He knew the market well
We were very impressed with Jack's diligence and effort. He went the extra mile for us, successfully sold our house, and even helped us purchase our new house. Jack was punctual, hardworking, listened, and always followed up on queries. He knew the market well. Highly recommended.
Highly recommended
Blackshaw Queanbeyan & Jerrabomberra have been managing my investment properties since 2013. I highly recommend them to property owners. Not once since they started managing the properties has any tenant been of concern to me. I also recommend them to future tenants because they are so prompt in notifying me about maintenance requests & organising tradespeople. – Diana
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(5/5)
Professional, very human face, supportive, organised and more
Professional, very human face, supportive, organised, access to excellent tradies, best experience. She’s excellent. I would engage her again if I had to sell again in Canberra. All class.
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(5/5)
Very happy. Again.
This is the second time that we have chosen Michael to sell a property for us and he has not disappointed. Michael is a hard worker with a no-nonsense approach who has a knack for finding buyers. Our property sold quickly at auction and well above both the reserve and what others had advised us the property would achieve. Very happy. Again. – Geoff
Above and beyond
Jack was very professional and kept us up to date with everything that was happening. He was always available to answer our questions and went above and beyond to get the price we were after.
Highly recommended
Blackshaw Queanbeyan & Jerrabomberra have been managing my investment properties since 2013. I highly recommend them to property owners. Not once since they started managing the properties has any tenant been of concern to me. I also recommend them to future tenants because they are so prompt in notifying me about maintenance requests & organising tradespeople. – Diana
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(5/5)
Unmatched ability
Having recently both bought and sold a property via Mario, I can attest to Mario's professionalism, skills and expertise in the ACT real estate market. Mario's vast experience and knowledge of the ACT's inner south market is coupled with a courteous, calm and professional approach to selling your house. His team follow Mario's lead and they all really do work like a well-oiled machine. When faced with the market uncertainty presented by the current global health and economic crisis, Mario's calm demeanor and his determination to get my family a result enabled us to sell our house in a timely manner and remove financial uncertainty from our lives, especially given that we'd bought a house just before the crisis began. Mario's has an unmatched ability to connect and match real buyers with vendors and it was this ability that allowed us to find the right seller in difficult selling conditions. Mario went above and beyond his real estate duties to ensure that the sale was closed as quickly as possible and we are grateful for the service he, and his team, provided us. Mario is a true professional.
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(5/5)
Excellent agent
We really value communication, experience and local knowledge and Michael had all of those in spades. – Sam & Louise

Excellent agent. We bought a house through Michael & he was a pleasure to deal with. He was always very communicative & answered all our questions (we had some odd ones!). It was all a very smooth process. – Michael & Channy
Couldn't fault him
We'd spoken to Jack about putting our house on the market well before listing and explained that we didn't want to sell until he was confident that we could get the price we were after. He kept us in the loop with similar sales and didn't apply any pressure to list early. Once we were all confident in the price we could get we listed and after Jack's negotiations with a few potential buyer we sold after only 2 open homes for a price higher than we'd hoped for! Couldn't fault him through the whole process and it felt as though he was as emotionally invested in the sale as we were.
We can highly recommend her to anyone
When we made the decision to sell our house we had several agents to choose from and in the end we went with Stacy from Blackshaw because of her friendly and professional attitude. She was honest with us throughout the process, providing guidance and assurance at every step. We are so happy that we chose Stacy as our agent and can highly recommend her to anyone else looking to make a move in the property market. Kylie & Luke
Highly recommended
Blackshaw Queanbeyan & Jerrabomberra have been managing my investment properties since 2013. I highly recommend them to property owners. Not once since they started managing the properties has any tenant been of concern to me. I also recommend them to future tenants because they are so prompt in notifying me about maintenance requests & organising tradespeople. – Diana
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(5/5)
A pleasure to deal with
Mario was a pleasure to deal with. He was able to give us guidance on the process, consult us on aspects of the transaction that were causing us any issues and was able to answer any questions we had.
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(5/5)
Honest and reliable
Jack is easy to talk to and a very good listener. Honest and reliable, aware of our needs as well as providing a realistic valuation in the current market. Did not try to give us a false hope of more money for our land than was achievable. Always kept us informed as to what was happening. Jack’s suggested marketing edge with signage type and drone view options worked well for us We would have no hesitation in recommending Jack.
Easy to deal with, straight forward, prompt & helpful
Thom was always prompt with meeting me & very quick to respond if I phoned or text. He was very courteous & I could not fault him at all. (I never give 10 out of 10 but had to this time). – Denise

Thom was very easy to deal with, straight forward, prompt & helpful. I would highly recommend Thom to buyers & sellers alike. – Dominique
Incredible service – all the time
Thank you so very much. We greatly appreciate your professional approach & have developed a great respect for your expertise & advice. We look forward to a continuing prosperous & productive relationship for us all. – David & Alana
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(5/5)
Professional, honest and consistent
Mario has sold a number of our properties over the years and he has always been professional and honest, and consistently managed to get a good price for us. We have always been satisfied by the service we received. We wouldn't use anyone else.
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(5/5)
He remained professional and respectful at all times
We came across Jack when the house across the road, which was identical to ours, went on the market. He was engaging, friendly and casual which made us feel very comfortable. Jack was very knowledgeable about the housing market in our area at the time and although we weren't interested in selling at the time, he gave us some valuable advice on renovation and the potential to over-capitalise. When we decided to sell our house, it was as a result of our marriage breakdown. Although there was no animosity and we remain friends to this day, Jack helped make a very stressful time, less stressful by ensuring we were both kept up-to-date with every detail of the sale. His casual and friendly demeanour was exactly what we needed at the time, yet he also remained professional and respectful at all times.
We’ve never had such great communication
20 years of being landlords and you are the first property manager that sends us updates before we even think to chase up what’s happening. Four agencies over those 20 years, more than a dozen property managers, and we’ve never had such great communication. You’re amazing. And very much appreciated Tahlia. THANK YOU. – Deb & Andrew (Landlords)

We are extremely happy with the service we received from Tahlia. Nothing is too much trouble and she is always happy to help and keep us updated. We find the service professional, yet personal and intend to keep our property with Blackshaw. – Russell & Rosalie (Landlords)

Tahlia handled my concerns and situation with professionalism and care. She made me feel that my situation was a priority and that she had my best interests at heart when it came to negotiations with the tenant. – RR (Landlord)

I just wanted to let you know that Tahlia Rennie has been doing an outstanding job of managing the difficult issues associated with my property and I wanted to make sure you were aware how impressed I've been with her consistently high quality work. – Melanie (Landlord)
Maddison is exceptional
She is very professional & prompt with our requests & leaves nothing unanswered. We’ve always had a positive experience with Maddi. – Connie
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He communicated clearly and honestly
From the first meeting we had I knew that I had been lucky enough to pick the best agent in Canberra. He communicated clearly and honestly with me every step of the way. He worked really hard and positively to get me to the end result. And in the mindst of a pandemic! Mario also has a great sense of humour - maybe Italian? Well done Mario!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Resounding success
Jack recently assisted us to sell my elderly mother's home after previously helping us with our family home. Mum's situation was quite different from ours and the challenges of changing her home for sale, the exhibition process and potentially the auction were highly daunting and not necessarily manageable for her situation. Jack's sensitivity, calm demeanour, readiness to go through things gently with her multiple times was commendable. He worked closely with me to manage exhibitions and showings with as little impost on her as possible. He fully understood that sale prior to Auction would be the best scenario for mum and worked to achieve it, with resounding success. Thanks so much Jack.
Exceeded my expectations
As always, thank you for your promptness, professionalism & courtesy. You make us feel in touch & still close to our home despite the fact we are now in WA! And despite many repair issues that took time to sort due to outside factors, you always are ready for the next step, writing to us straight away, offering options & advice. – Nat & Clinton

I was so impressed. Craig has done an excellent job that has exceeded my expectation. He was able to retain the current tenant as I preferred & successfully negotiated a rent increase. I have not had a clue of the rental market. Craig went the extra mile to help us. It was a win-win situation for the tenant & me. A job well done. I would definitely refer your services to my friends.
A fantastic face for the company
Maddison has been nothing but delightful to deal with. Her professional & candid approach to managing my current rental is refreshing & wonderful. Thanks team Blackshaw :) – Ashley
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
I could not have been more pleased
David was very thorough, kept me well informed and was a pleasure to deal with. I had total confidence in his judgement. I could not have been more pleased.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He was the obvious choice
We have recently sold our first property in Canberra and we can highly recommend Jack Doyle from Blackshaw Belconnen. Jack was very professional and polite throughout the whole experience and provided us with clear advice and updates from beginning to end. Jack’s competitive rates, coupled with his high level of professionalism, knowledge of the industry and personable nature made him the obvious choice for us when selling our home.
Extremely thorough, professional, experienced, personable, and especially understanding
I wanted to pass on some positive feedback in that I found Marie to be extremely thorough, professional, experienced, personable, and especially understanding of my family's circumstances. JD (Tenant), June 2018

We’re so happy to have you and the team looking after a beloved investment, especially as the advice, assistance, support and endearing courteousness began with our first phone call. You should all feel proud that your business is at the top of the market in so many ways! Clinton (Landlord), May 2018
Excellent guidance and advice
Mario provided, with his interment knowledge of the Inner South Canberra market, excellent guidance and advice and together with his very competent team, exceptional service during the sales campaign.
All marketing was undertaken at a very professional level providing quality exposure for our property.
All exhibitions were well conducted and comprehensive reports provided. The auction was successful and a very pleasing result achieved by Mario and his team. I highly recommend Mario Sanfrancesco.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
I recommend her to my family & friends
Maddison is a personable, professional & process-driven Property Manager. As my property manager, I know I am in good hands. She answers any questions I may have & is always helpful. – Ky
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
I was thrilled
My initial meeting with Jack was informative, positive and reassuring. Throughout the sale campaign Jack was in communication every step of the way and more importantly delivers on his word. I was thrilled with the outcome and have no hesitation in recommending Jack Doyle.
Highly recommended
Mario and Team Sanfrancecso gave us fantastic support to get our property ready for selling. They helped us with ideas on what presentation work we needed to do and connections to reliable services; everything from choice of conveyancing to window cleaners. Mario and his team were calm and professional throughout the open home and auction process during the evolving COVID-19 situation. His sales advice was spot on leading to a successful sale at auction! We felt like we were part of a team. Highly recommended.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
We look forward to a long working relationship with you
Thank you for the outstanding professional service you & your team have provided to us in managing our properties. We have recommended to you to many of our friends and will continue to do so. Your ability to respond so quickly, thoroughly & ensuring that you are taking detailed attention and care is amazing. Many thanks – Louise & Bruce
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
A top class agent
Great work by a lovely young man. Totally dedicated to getting us the best price for our property. Always available and always willing to assist in any way. Would recommend Jack to anyone looking for a top class agent.
This is what I was hoping for
I just wanted to let you how much I appreciate the work you did to find tenants for my property so quickly and to also get a rent increase. This is what I was hoping for when I changed to Blackshaw. Keep up the good work! – Martin

Kristy, thank you so much for all your help getting our house sorted. Your lovely, calm & super efficient manner made a stressful time in moving overseas much less so! – Lavinia

I couldn't be more impressed with the leasing & property management team at Blackshaw Gungahlin, in particular Kristy Jones. The team operates to the highest professional standard & really takes the stress out of leasing out properties. – Jordan,
We are very happy to recommend
Mario's contribution to us achieving a result in times of great uncertainty (due to COVID-19) was crucial. Throughout the marketing campaign we felt that he maintained a balanced position in supporting our needs as well as those of prospective buyers. His communication skills and commitment to keeping us fully informed were outstanding. Ahead of the auction he ensured that we knew exactly how the auction would be managed, which helped reduce our angst. And he impressed us as an auctioneer with the very respectful way he addressed the audience, encouraging participation in a manner which neither intimidated nor disenfranchised any of the bidders. He is the consummate professional and this is also true of his team. We are very happy to recommend Mario.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Thank you
I want to acknowledge the great work Maddison has been doing to assist me with all the works that are required to bring the property up to scratch. – Sonia
Things went so smoothly
Jack is a pleasant, friendly, knowledgeable and courteous agent. He is there every step of the way, when he’s needed. Things went so smoothly, and we got a better price than we expected. I wouldn’t hesitate to deal with him again.
There professionalism is far superior to other agents
Robert teamed up with Christine Bassingwaighte to sell our house at auction recently
They gave constant feedback and achieved a very good result on the day.
There professionalism is far superior to other agents.
We would highly recommend this duo if you are selling.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
The best communication I have ever received
You are absolutely outstanding... providing honest, up-to-date information in a period plagued with uncertainty. I'm so impressed and I feel so supported. You and your team are doing an amazing job. My parents are in real estate & I've forwarded your email to them because I am so impressed. Best business decision I ever made was engaging your team to manage my investment. – Clair
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Genuine, warm and ingratiating
Jack Doyle is friendly, knowledgeable, and reliable. His genuine, warm and ingratiating style puts you at ease and his in depth knowledge of the local market and recent sales makes him a formidable negotiator to get you the price you want. Willing to go the extra mile, Jack was always available and ready to answer any question I had about how the sale was progressing and next steps. I felt I could trust Jack to act in my best interest and follow through without delay on getting my needs met. Additionally Jack was generous with his industry contacts and able to recommend trustworthy service providers, from painters to mortgage brokers. I would recommend Jack to anyone wishing to have a smooth and successful sale of their home or investment property.
Very happy with the extremely professional service
Robert made selling my home a relatively stress free experience. He was very knowledgeable regarding the market and provided practical and pragmatic advice.
Advised on getting the home ready for sale and made recommendations on handyman and furniture hire.
Provided regular updates on the Open Home days and followup with possible buyers.
Fantastic result despite time constraints.
Very happy with the extremely professional service
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Kept us well informed
We were extremely happy with Chris' market knowledge which was invaluable along with his professionalism. Chris kept us well informed throughout the process from advertisement to sold.
His experience was invaluable when selling our home
As we had never sold a property previously, we found Robert’s experience invaluable when selling our home. He kept us up to date on the marketing strategy, was punctual, and discussed what to expect on auction day.
★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
(4/5)
He is always reliable
We bought a new one from Chris. He is always reliable and could reply to any questions and concerns on time. Not like other agents hardly to reach by phone call, Chris is always there. Call back very fast and provide us information about properties.
Knowledgeable, professional and appreciative
Robert was very knowledgeable, professional and appreciative of our situation. He was easy to deal with, negotiated easily between potential buyers and produced a positive outcome for us at auction. We would recommend Robert.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
What a difference a professional diligent agent makes
A family Property time to sell. Chris Churchill, (he likes CC) was recommended as an honest agent. Did I say difficult times? Covid had hit, no open house actually a tough time to list. We went private treaty no option. So he is doing appointments old school. So let’s talk the result. Highest price ever in the street. CC negotiated and negotiated for us, he was there for the building report, CC was there for 2nd building report. CC kept us advised at every twist and turn for the going on 2 month journey, enabling us to make the right decisions. We knocked back 3 offers in the time. We are happy, the buyer is happy. What a difference a professional diligent agent makes. I cannot rate higher Chris Churchill any higher.
Always helpful and positive
Robert was always helpful and positive, and had a good knowledge of the current market. We appreciated his
curtesy in keeping us informed as to progress. We were impressed with the auction, and Roberts
professionalism through out. We will recommend him to our friends.!
★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
(4/5)
Very dependable
We found Chris to be a very easy going partner in the sale. He is dependable and a great communicator who followed up with us in every step of the process.
Stunning service
From our first meeting, Chris’ thoroughness and professional approach impressed us and the detailed advice on marketing options convinced us we had made the right choice. The cost of options was clearly explained and the pros and cons given allowed us to make an informed decision on how best to proceed. Chris’ advice on presentation of the property gave us a sound basis on preparation for our first open day. We appreciated the feedback on those viewing our home and the confirmation that we had presented the property in the best light. We would heartily recommend Chris and his team to others, especially to those in looking to sell a rural property.
Excellent at keeping in communication through every step!
Chris was incredibly helpful with the purchasing of my property, talked me through things as a first home buyer I was more unsure of and was excellent at keeping in communication through every step!
Knowledge was great
From organising tradesman, marketing, liaison with lawyer, and negotiation with buyers all great.
Knowledge was great. Not push or hard sell wanted the best for me.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He help us to be organised with everything needed
After a long self renovation we pondered who we would get to sell our house. We chose Chris after a Blackshaw letter box drop and liked his presentation and professional approach. Once meeting with Chris we learned of his long term sales experience and management. Chris communicated effectively throughout the process and updated us with feedback after buyer viewings. Chris also helped us navigate the paperwork, legal requirements, contracts and at times offering just good advice to help us to be organised with everything needed. A big thank you and we highly recommend Chris Churchill to help with selling your property.
Made the process easy
Chris was extremely professional and helpful throughout our first home buying experience. He provided great quality service to us as the homebuyers and made the process easy.
I appreciate all your help
Luke Revet assisted me during the purchase of my first property. Luke was professional, knowledgeable and helped me throughout the entire process. I would recommend him to my friends if they were to look into selling or purchasing property in the future. The thing I most liked about Luke was his honesty about the house I was looking at. He didn't pressure me into buying a particular house but rather assisted me to find the once which best suited what I was looking for. I am very happy in my new Home and this has absolutely nothing to do with the lovely gift box I received upon settlement...(just kidding, it was lovely!).

Thanks Luke, I appreciate all your help and will invite you round for a cuppa once I have renovated!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Above & Beyond
I was very impressed by Chris's professionalism and wiliness to assist in the purchase of my property. I would highly recommend his services.
Provided ample information
This was my first purchase of a property and the assistance provided by Chris through the process was very much appreciated. Prior to my purchase Chris provided ample information on the property to help with the decision. I wouldn't hesitate using Chris again to purchase a property and recommend Chris to anyone seeking to buy in a rural areas around the ACT and NSW.
Highly professional and always pleasant
Would recommend Luke to anyone wishing to sell their property. He is highly professional and always pleasant and easy to communicate with. His market knowledge was excellent He has a wonderful quirky sense of humor that makes revisiting a property for that 2nd viewing a positive friendly experience. He is now our agent of choice
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Was different from the other agents and offered a fresh perspective
We met with about 5 agents when preparing to sell our house in the bush. While he is experienced in rural properties, Chris probably had the least experience selling property in our area. This appealed to us because his strategy for selling was different from the other agents and offered a fresh perspective. Chris was the only agent to encourage us to sell at auction (which other agents said was an unpopular option), and while there was a risk involved, we had a fantastic outcome - much better than anticipated. Chris was great to work with throughout the whole process - he is highly recommended.
Her efforts exceeded my expectations
Georgina invested a lot of time to ensure she understood my situation and my property. I feel she represented it well, and worked very hard to deliver a good result despite several setbacks outside her control. In fact, it's the way she dealt with the problems that motivates this review and, I suspect, what differentiates a good agent from an average one. Georgina's efforts exceeded my expectations and I'm grateful that her hard work paid off.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Extremely pleased
Re the sale of our rural property at 146 Moore Road, Burra, both my wife and I were extremely pleased with the way Mr Chris Churchill performed. He was present at all times during inspections of our premises and the surrounding 100 (approximately) acres, and he explained to all the prospective parties the full potential of the property. He at all times acted most professionally and we have no hesitation in providing our recommendation to any future clients, Sincerely Carlisle Stephens.
Kept us informed
We first contacted Georgina when we had decided to purchase an investment property in the Kingston foreshore area. While there was nothing available with our requirements at the time, she advised that there was an upcoming property that might be of interest. Georgina kept us informed, so that when the property was eventually listed, we were first to be notified and we subsequently arranged an inspection. As a result of our viewing and satisfaction that it perfectly met our needs, an offer was made on the day of inspection and the property was subsequently acquired the same day, after negotiation. Georgina was professional, helpful and knowledgeable throughout the whole process, and without reservation I would recommend her for any property sales transaction.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Like a well aged wine
Like a well aged wine. From the first release it impresses and improves through to the last drop. Perfect texture, just the right tannins and the perfect finish. If "Halliday" could rate this 'wine' he'd give it a 98 for sure.
Very positive and a pleasure to deal with
Georgina was knowledgeable, very positive and a pleasure to deal with. The result was really excellent in a tough market and we were fully informed the whole way. Georgina just took care of everything, it was all so easy. Thanks!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
We found your internal support with the sale of our property very professional
Chris, Thank you for helping achieve a higher price than we were seeking. We found your internal support with the sale of our property very professional. Thank you again for all your assistance with getting our property market ready and thank you for your patience with us at this time. I would like to personally thank you and let you know we would be very happy to refer any business in the future to you.
She made the whole experience easy with little stress
Georgina sold my investment apartment in an incredible time frame. She made the whole experience easy with little stress. I could speak to her all the way through the process which assisted with such a quick sale!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Very helpful
A big thankyou to Chris for helping us find this property. His sound local knowledge and friendly approach was wonderful throughout. We would highly recommend Chris and his team to anyone looking to buy or sell. As we live interstate Chris kindly offered assistance with finding a local solicitor and also assisted in introducing us to our future neighbors which was very helpful. Thankyou Chris
l would recommend her to any of my friends
Debbie was always able to solve my problems no matter how trivial. Her professional and friendly approach means l would recommend her to any of my friends.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Highly recommend Chris
Chris was fantastic from the get go. He was very helpful and knowledgeable in regards to the property we were interested in. If he was unable to provide an answer on the spot he was very quick to find out for us. Chris was also very patient with us, being first home buyers the process and requirements were all new to us and he helped us through this with ease. Highly recommend Chris as a Sales Agent.
Experience and intuition
Debbie can be relied on for an accurate assessment of price, largely based on a factual explanation of the suburb's sales, but also backed by years of experience and intuition. She does not overinflate expectations, does not push unnecessary advertising and the like, and explains her sales strategy in simple terms that just make sense. She gives good advice on what to do and what not to do, has contacts for everything and, when overs are made, maintains a calm manner that produces results. She is the reason we should all use real estate agents and not do these things on the cheap, or even worse, by ourselves. On top of all that, she is a very genuine person buyers and sellers warm to. We would not hesitate to recommend her!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
I couldn't have been happier with the service
Matthew helped sell my town house and i couldn't have been happier with the service. Because I'm no longer in Canberra, he organized carpets, paintwork, maintenance and staging. Great effort, went the extra mile, sold the place.
We were completely satisfied
Debbie Maddigan was originally referred to us with high recommendations from people we knew who had bought and sold homes through her. We found Debbie lived up to everything we had heard about her. She had a deep knowledge of real estate and in particular, our region in Canberra.
Debbie provided the full range of services in selling our home, from advice on appropriate pricing, to tips on presentation, to marketing and communication strategies. She also had access to a range of tradesmen to assist us to be market ready. Debbie effectively managed the whole process for us right through to the sale.
We were completely satisfied with the service Debbie and her staff provided and would have no hesitation in highly recommending Debbie and the Peter Blackshaw agency.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
We were very impressed
Matthew was the most professional, knowledgeable and respectful agent we have dealt with to date. We were very impressed with his understanding of current real estate conditions in our suburb and the Canberra market as a whole. The whole process of selling our property was stress free and efficient because of Matt's expert guidance and help throughout. He was always available to answer questions and be of service. I would highly recommend him as an agent for any type of property.
I am happy to recommend her
I was impressed with Debbie Maddigan. She knew the Campbell market. She persevered and worked hard despite being faced with an unexpected building issue. I would engage Debbie again and am happy to recommend her.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Always professional
We wholeheartedly recommend Matt and Esther. Their assistance in the sale of my mother’s home was always professional, responding to our needs at a very stressful time. I believe the transaction was a success for both parties concerned. A sincere thank you to a successful team.
Excellent professional service
Excellent professional service and tlc far beyond the call of duty. I always felt that whatever I needed to know she would be able to help, willingly and cheerfully.
She sold the house, which I love and am reluctant to leave, to people who will take care of it and she also sold it for a price above what I expected.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Extremely helpful
Matt is a friendly and professional agent. He has good local knowledge of the area in which we purchased. Matt opened the house up to us a number of times prior and post auction which was extremely helpful. We would highly recommend Matt and his team for selling your property and will certainly look to use them and recommend to others for future.
She was informative, decisive, and extremely patient
Debbie demonstrated in-depth understanding of the Campbell market which was invaluable to us as we were selling the property on behalf of a family member who lived in the suburb. Debbie was able to assist us getting the property ready and on the market swiftly. She was able to negotiate a sale just as fast. This wasn't an easy process for Debbie as she was dealing with us as an extended family. She was informative, decisive, and extremely patient, which was very much appreciated given the complex circumstances of the sale.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
We would unreservedly and happily recommend
We were pleased that we chose Matthew Sebbens and his team at Blackshaw Real Estate Belconnen to sell our Evatt house. From the outset, Matthew took the time to get to know us and build a relationship to understand our needs. This was a critical phase as it allowed him to then show how he could help and his proposed way ahead was comprehensive and gave us confidence. Once our home was listed, he and his team worked tirelessly to generate interest and to present the property in its best light. His knowledge of the local area was excellent and as a fellow resident of the suburb, he is passionate about the area. His regular communication was engaging and effective. He prepared us well for the auction and made us feel very involved. We were delighted with the outcome and are grateful for Matthew’s commitment to us throughout the process. We would unreservedly and happily recommend Matthew to others. Great service.
He was phenomenal
It was no coincidence David was able to sell my apartment under the average time on market. David was phenomenal in preparing the marking campaign and communicating with the current tenant in the property. I am more than happy to recommend David as he diligently handled the transaction from start to finish and achieved a fantastic result.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Expert guidance and help throughout
Matthew was the most professional, knowledgeable and respectful agent we have dealt with to date. We were very impressed with his understanding of current real estate conditions in our suburb and the Canberra market as a whole. The whole process of selling our property was stress free and efficient because of Matt's expert guidance and help throughout. He was always available to answer questions and be of service. I would highly recommend him as an agent for any type of property.
An exceptional job
David did an exceptional job when selling our family home. His communication and management of the process was excellent, particularly as we were not living in Canberra during the campaign. His local knowledge and negotiation skills helped us secure a satisfying result, thank you David!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Went above & beyond in what he did
Professional. Good result considering the tough market with the Covid 19 situation. Quick thinking and organisation for the auction to go ahead with the shutdown. Went above & beyond in what he did, & helpful on many fronts. Have already recommended him to others considering selling.
Above and beyond
If it wasn’t for David and his ability to go above and beyond with client service, I would not have purchased my property recently in Hughes.

David has a people driven, pragmatic approach and proven expertise as an agent who has a strong understanding of the Canberra market. David really represents both the buyer and seller equally and fairly. I would highly recommend buying and selling with David, you won’t be disappointed. Thank you for your great service David, you made the process so easy - you’ve got a client for life now!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
I am over the moon at your professionalism
Matt was professional throughout the entire process. He was empathetic and supportive and given this was my first property, he made the whole experience go smoothly. I am over the moon at your professionalism and dedication to selling my property, and that it was sold at above the asking price. Thanks so much to Matt and the team at Blackshaw Belconnen.
A wealth of knowledge
Andrew is a wealth of knowledge. He is extremely helpful and communicates with confidence and ease. He played a big part in selling our house & we are very thankful for the hard work he put in, to get us the sale we wanted.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He was approachable and professional throughout
Matthew dealt with a delicate situation (my Aunt having to reluctantly sell her property for health reasons, and then dying early in the process) sensitively and professionally. His dealings with my Aunt (through me as Enduring Power of Attorney, and then as Executor of her Will) were caring and responsive to her (and my) concerns. His market knowledge was excellent and up to date. He proposed an excellent strategy and carried it through despite the changing circumstances. He maintained strong communications with me as Power of Attorney and then Executor of my Aunts Will throughout the process, including during a period of my absence overseas. He was receptive to my requirements and suggestions, and was approachable and professional throughout. He was a pleasure to deal with throughout the process.
Communication was very accurate and thorough
Andrew managed the sales and marketing process very well. This was an unusual sale with numerous twists and turns. Communication was very accurate and thorough. Importantly he listened carefully to our needs and provided solutions when required. Patience and persistence produced a good result.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Nothing was too big a problem
Matthew was always helpful and available during the sale of our home. Nothing was too big a problem. He made sure we were happy with all aspects of the sale and kept us informed of any developments. We recommend Matthew and the team at Blackshaw Florey to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.
My property is in great hands
Blackshaw PM team have taken over my property and has done an amazing job. they respond promptly, keep me informed, are professional and fill me with confidence that my property is in great hands.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He helped make the sale cycle so seamless
Matt went above and beyond to help us transition our house to the market. It was the first house selling process we’ve gone through and Matt was wonderful and guiding us through. We were very comfortable that Matt had our best interests in mind and he helped make the sale cycle so seamless. Hands down the best Sales team for selling our home. They took care of everything we needed and paid attention to the necessary details to make our experience very seamless.
Such a kind and professional team
GREAT EXPERIENCE, we are very happy clients!
Such a kind and professional team.
Thank you so much, we are telling all our friends and family to pick you!!!!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Beyond expectations
Matthew was on top from the very first meeting. Everything was well laid and explained throughout the whole process. We were always well informed and assisted thoroughly.
I wouldn't have any hesitation recommending Blackshaw
Very professional and experienced staff, who are always willing to assist and have an excellent knowledge of the Canberra property market. I wouldn't have any hesitation recommending this real estate.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Matt took the stress out of selling our home
I cannot recommend Matt more highly if you are looking to sell your property. He has an unrivalled enthusiasm for the property market, is extremely professional and was responsive to all of our needs. Matt took the stress out of selling our home, and certainly went above and beyond for us and our family.
Exceptional service
Great team! exceptional service.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
First class in every way
Matt provided outstanding service across the full sales process. Michelle and I always felt informed and up to date at every stage. Where particular decisions were required, Matt offered his perspective but also respected our choice. I can’t recommend Matt more highly. First class in every way. Matt & Michelle
Very professional service, great agent, excellent auctioneer
We were very happy with Blackshaw Manuka. Very professional service, great agent, excellent auctioneer. Realistic advice about price. House sold at auction after a three-week campaign.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
People you can rely on!
By the time we were ready to sell our home we were already living interstate due to a move with work. As a result after we had prepared our house for viewing we were unable to maintain it for each open house. Matt was always there early, sweeping and cleaning prior to scheduled open homes and was quick to jump on the phone and give us an update on people who had viewed the property and prognosis going forward after each opening. This was incredible peace of mind for us in what would have otherwise been a stressful situation. We would highly recommend Matt and Blackshaw Belconnen as people who know their trade and most importantly people you rely on.
They have been amazing
Been renting with Blackshaw and they have been amazing
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Would definitely recommend
We recently sold our house in Ngunnawal with Matt and we were stoked with the result. The sales strategy Matt developed worked really effectively ensuring we got the price we were after and it sold really quickly. We really appreciated the support and guidance through the process and would definitely recommend Matt and the Blackshaw team.
Courteous, realistic and helpful
Christine Bassingthwaighte is an oustanding real estate agent. We first met her 22 years ago when she helped us to buy our home. Her knowledge of the market and her ability to understand what we were looking for impressed us so much that we sought her assistance again when it came time to sell our home earlier this year.

She is courteous, realistic and helpful and I’d highly recommend her to anyone who is either buying or selling a home.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Absolute champion
Matt, as a person, is very polite and approachable and is also very considerate. As a real estate agent, he is very knowledgeable in his field and has an abundance of energy and enthusiasm. He did not stop working for us and kept us well informed throughout the whole process of the sale of our home. Absolute champion person and will recommend him to others in the future without a doubt. Matt Sebbens is a remarkably enthusiastic and energetic person who did not stop working for us when we decided to sell our home. From the very beginning of the campaign to the very end when we sold he kept us informed and he stayed true to our instructions. He is very courteous and very knowledgeable and his personality also helped make the whole campaign all the more enjoyable. Our campaign was quite long due to outside forces in the real estate market but Matt did not deviate from his goal nor did his enthusiasm wane either. It was an absolute pleasure having Matt Sebbens participate in the sale of our home.
Quality service!
Fantastic team, brilliant and quality service!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He was extremely professional and helpful throughout.
Matt has been extremely considerate and helpful through the entire process! He was extremely professional and helpful throughout.
Pleasant, helpful and very efficient
We have just sold a property through Blackshaw Real Estate at Manuka in Canberra. Our agent was Christine Bassingthwaighte. We can strongly recommend Christine to anyone wanting to buy or sell real estate. We bought the property through Christine about 15 years ago and when it recently came time to sell, we immediately went back to Christine. She is thorough, helpful and extremely professional. Christine kept us fully informed of progress, provided regular updates on numbers of potential buyers inspecting the property and provided useful feedback on their comments. Christine is an experienced professional, pleasant, helpful and very efficient.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
We could not fault the service
Matt was the agent when we bought the property. We were impressed then how Matt went above and beyond in the interests of the seller and we decided that if we were to list our property then Matt would be the first agent we spoke with. We could not fault the service Matt gave us when selling our property. We were given clear, concise and honest information during the selling process. With our sale, the calibre of both the buyers and Matt made the whole process very pleasant.
Very professional, premium brand
Very professional, premium brand with a genuine interest in looking after their clients. I would definitely sell with them again in the future.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Exceeded our expectations in every aspect of the sale
Matt and his team took care of EVERYTHING! Every detail was taken care of efficiently, quickly and to a very high standard and resulted in a very quick sale and at a very good price! Matt and his team exceeded our expectations in every aspect of the sale of our property. From organising repairs, painting, gardening, arranging a great stylist and a brilliant photographer and culminating in a very quick sale at a great price, with great communication at every stage along the way. Cannot recommend Matt highly enough. Thanks a million!
Outstanding!
Christine has been fabulous in helping us secure our dream home! Outstanding!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Answered all our queries without obligation.
Matt is a very pleasant young man, personable and very obliging, I really appreciate that he did not pester us, but answered all our queries without obligation.
Constant communication
I have just had my place rented out through Blackshaw Manuka and it only needed one open home which was quite remarkable. Courtney Baker is the agent and she is very easy and professional to work with. She has been in constant communication and seems to be a real people person and genuinely wants the best for me. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her or the agency to anyone.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Would recommend him to anyone
We asked Matt to provide us with a quote for two properties which we needed to sell over a period of a few months. He gave us an extremely good deal to sell both properties and came up with a game plan to ensure we could get the best price for both. Our first property sold within a couple of days at a price we could only have dreamed of. The second property required much negotiation on behalf of Matt and Michael, we were unsure as to whether or not to take an offer but they assured us and recommended we hold out for the money we all new the property was worth. In the end it only took a further few days and we got what we wanted. We found Matt to be both extremely personable and professional and would recommend him to anyone wanting to get the best price for their property. Thanks again Matt
We would highly recommend him
Matt was friendly, professional and knowledgeable and we would highly recommend him.
Smooth and hassle free
My experience with Blackshaw Manuka was smooth and hassle free. The sales agent I worked with was were very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. I would recommend them as an agency and will use them in the future.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
I could not have been happier
I recently placed my property for sale on the ACT market and selected Matt Sebbens from Blackshaw Real Estate in Belconnen as my agent. I could not have been happier or more impressed. Matt is extremely professional, efficient and has excellent market and industry knowledge that placed him well above any other agent we spoke with. Matt made my family and I feel very comfortable and provided advice and suggestions that only enhanced the positioning of our property in the market. Matt achieved excellent results in a quick time frame and I would have no hesitation in recommending him or using him again in future.
The best experience
Dealing with Blackshaw Manuka , Courtney Baker has given us the best experience. I've had quick responses and efficient service, would recommend them to anyone.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
He did over and above what was expected
We were very impressed with Matt Sebbens, especially his communication and negotiation skills. He gave us excellent advice and went out of his way to iron out every difficulty that cropped up. In our estimation, he did over and above what was expected of him. He's truly one of the best, and we recommend him highly.
She has made my life so easy
What an experience !!
Courtney Baker and her team at Blackshaw in Manuka has been so great.
She has made my life so easy. I know my rental property is in great hands with constant updates and answers for all questions.
I would highly recommend Courtney and team to anyone.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Matt ticked all the boxes
Matt was selected by my wife and I from the many agents in our area. Matt ticked all the boxes, he lived locally, his sales and profit for vendor were high, he was accessible any all times. He knew of experienced tradesmen and could give sound advice on everything!
Professional and easy to talk to
Professional and easy to talk to. Caity has been a gem.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
You will be very satisfied.
Our first contact with Blackshaw occurred when they provided us with a free house appraisal. My husband and I were impressed with their knowledge, and in particular their awareness of the real estate market in our neighbourhood. When we made the decision to relocate to the United States, Peter Blackshaw was an easy first choice for support and assistance. Matt Sebbens from Blackshaw spent extended time with us going through selling options and answered our many questions. He was busy but we always felt that he made our needs a priority. While selling a house can be challenging and stressful, Matt provided so much support and made the process as easy as possible. It was thrilling to see the house sell earlier than expected and for a price that met our expectations. Overall, I am happy to recommend Blackshaw as a real estate agency. If your experience is even close ours, you will be very satisfied.
Very responsive to any issues
I rent with Blackshaw Manuka and have found them very responsive to any issues. The Property Manager arranged a plumber to sort a leaky tap within hours of being informed. Little things like this keep all parties happy and the property well maintained.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
We could not believe how easy the sale of our property was
We could not believe how easy the sale of our property was. Matt assisted us with all aspects of the sale with an unbiased, professional attitude. His advice on all levels was honest and reflected his knowledge of the market. We would definitely contact Matt in the future if we were buying or selling in the Canberra area again.
THE BEST we worked with so far!
Christine Bassingthwaighte (Blackshaw Manuka) was THE BEST we worked with so far! She was very knowledgeable and professional. She was amazing in every way. I witnessed her brilliance, kindness, and patience when she helped us sell our home. She was always there to answer our questions. Our emails were always quickly replied. She put together a comprehensive marketing analysis & plan and provided sound advice throughout the process including some renovation to the house. We sold our home within the timeframe as we expected and got multiple offers! I wouldn't hesitate to use her 5 star services again.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Extremely knowledgeable and patient
We used Matt to sell our first home, he was extremely knowledgeable and patient with us as we learned the process. He explained each step along the way and always gave us relevant updates. We received several offers, at a good price, very quickly and couldn't be happier with the service Matt provided.
Communication and customer service was outstanding
I have nothing but good things to say about my experience dealing with Blackshaw manuka and in particular my dealings with real estate agent Christine Bassingthwaighte.
Communication and customer service was outstanding. I found Christine very approachable, full of knowledge with the sort of real and no BS personality that made my dealings with her so much less daunting. She is an absolute pleasure to deal with. I found myself thinking how refreshing it was to be dealing with an agent who had such class and really made me feel like she had the best interests of not only the owner of the house she was representing but me as the customer aswell.
I would be more than happy to deal with Blackshaw Manuka again in the future.
Thanks for everything.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Kept us well informed every step of the way
We highly recommend Matt Sebbens to anyone that is looking to sell their property. From our very first meeting he impressed us with his enthusiasm, knowledge of the market, ability to recognise what our home had to offer prospective buyers and willingness to provide open and honest advice. Matt implemented a highly effective marketing campaign, kept us well informed every step of the way and showed great commitment to achieving the best possible result for us. Thank you Matt, we are grateful for your good work.
We would highly recommend
Christine Bassingthwaighte has been incredible. She was relentless in securing us a buyer and went above and beyond our expectations. We would highly recommend Christine.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Never let us down
We found Matt Sebbens to be entirely professional in our dealings. Did what he said he would do on each occasion and never let us down. His advice was well considered and we never felt he was just telling us what we might have wanted to hear.
Incredibly friendly, helpful and prompt
I've had the pleasure of dealing with Courtney Baker Blackshaw Manuka. She had been incredibly friendly, helpful and prompt in every step of our leasing process. The entire experience has felt professional, simple and relaxed. I couldn't recommend her more!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Provided an outstanding service
It has been a pleasure to liaise with Matt Sebbens for the purchase of our property. Matt was available around the clock and provided an outstanding service. His knowledge of the market provided us with confidence to make an appropriate offer that was quickly accepted. I would not hesitate in recommending his services.
Would recommend him to anybody
We are very grateful to Matt for helping us purchase our first home. We found his dedication to the sale of the property outstanding. Matt was willing to arrange multiple inspections with minimal notice and would reply to communication promptly even well outside his working hours. We wish to thank Matt for his excellent service and would recommend him to anybody looking to sell or buy property.
Smooth and professional
Sold in 5 days. Smooth and professional.
Mario knows the Yarralumla market like no other. He worked with us to find the right buyer for our historic little cottage in just 5 days from listing, delivering a great outcome for both parties. Mario worked the phone to ensure the best value proposition for both vendor and buyer.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
An absolute asset
I could not recommend Matt enough! I was very cautious in purchasing after I had some bad experiences with other agencies, however Matt always welcomed any questions I had and made me feel very comfortable. Matt went above & beyond to ensure the whole process was as smooth as possible while also ensuring that I was kept up-to-date with any updates. He is an absolute asset to the Blackshaw brand and if you are looking to buy or sell, Matt is the man for you!
The team were very professional and responsive
Mario and Team were excellent. We found Mario and his team applied all of their knowledge and experience to achieve the sale and we were very happy with the result we got. The team were very professional and responsive.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Matt stands out!
We can’t recommend Matt Sebbens and the team at Blackshaw Belconnen too highly. Matt has been assisting us for the last five years, off and on, as we looked for a house to downsize to. Having found the right house, we got Matt to sell our current house. Matt made what is by its nature a stressful process as smooth as it could be. More importantly his professionalism and skill meant that our property was presented and marketed very well. This drew a strong group of buyers and resulted in a sale price above our expectations and other results for similar houses in our suburb. Matt stands out for his knowledge, professionalism hard work, customer service and strong sense of integrity.
Professional, enthusiastic and knowledgeable
Mario was professional, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. From our first meeting until the house was sold on auction day, Mario worked tirelessly to market our house and communicated with us daily. We have now asked him to find something for us to buy. I would recommend Mario to anyone selling or buying a house, particularly in the inner south. Thank you Mario.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Really friendly and helpful
Esther and Matt were really friendly and helpful. They built good rapport with potential buyers and we were able to get a great offer on the house before auction day.
Thoroughly professional
I wholeheartedly recommend Matt And Esther. They were thoroughly professional and helpful during a very stressful time. I believe that the transaction was a success for both parties, I could not have expected a better outcome. They are a great team. Faye and Rob
I couldn't recommend them highly enough
Matt Sebbens and the Blackshaw Belconnen team were excellent. They took care of everything from start to finish and made the whole process stress free. They were transparent and kept me updated throughout. I couldn't recommend them highly enough.
Sector knowledge and excellent customer service
Georgina provides excellent customer service, is knowledgeable and responsive. If you are thinking of buying or selling I can highly recommend Georgina for her sector knowledge and excellent customer service. We met Georgina in August 2019 when viewing an apartment in Kingston Foreshore. Our purchasing journey was lengthy, with lots of roadblocks and I'm sure I lost my cool sometimes. Throughout the journey from the first viewing to finally purchasing this apartment in March 2020 Georgina was level headed, professional, always enthusiastic and always prepared to go that extra mile. Towards the end of our journey, when solicitors couldn't come to an agreement, it was Georgina who played a vital role in keeping all parties on task and accountable. Georgina quietly influenced parties in the background, patiently and never pushy, always providing reassurance in a courteous and friendly manner. Thank you Georgina, for your outstanding service!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Their dedication to their client is second to none
I have had the pleasure of dealing with Matt on a number on property sales over the past twelve months and based on that experience I could not recommend them more highly. Their dedication to their client is second to none. This is highlighted by the high level of communication, professionalism and desire to get the best result even under difficult circumstances. They simply make the sales process as stress free as possible. To the whole team at Blackshaw Belconnen, thank you very much for all that you have done for us.
Exceeding expectations!
After trying to lease my property with another agent for weeks without any applications, I followed a recommendation from a friend and moved over to Tanja who, within a week, had a tenant signed up and ready to move in. – Landlord
Wonderful experience
Chris was incredibly helpful with the purchase of my property, he talked me through things as a first home buyer and was excellent at keeping in communication throughout every step! – Amy-Leigh
I highly recommend their services
Wow - I have had such a positive experience with the Blackshaw Belconnen team over the last several months. I have bought one property and sold two and so have experienced their service from both the buyer and seller perspective. They have provided an excellent service in all aspects for the three properties and I highly recommend their services. – Kitty
An award winning team
Blackshaw Belconnen put in a substantial amount of effort when selling my parents’ property. Rain, hail or shine they were always there and did the best to achieve the best outcome for my parents. Not only did they exceed the current market expectations, but they did a fantastic job in helping them to secure their new dream house. Since then, Blackshaw Belconnen helped me to find my first home. I was fortunate to have Jack and Matt – an award winning team. They went above and beyond to find me my ideal first house, and I was surprised that the level of service extended equally to both buyers and sellers. I highly recommend Blackshaw Belconnen to anybody looking for integrity and unmatched quality of service when buying or selling property. – David
We could not be happier
Excellent, professional and responsive service from Jack Doyle at Blackshaw Belconnen resulted in a spectacular result selling our property. Jack, supported by the whole office team, ably guided us through the selling process with great communication and managing our expectations while driving a terrific outcome. We could not be happier with the service and advice we received from Jack and the team at Blackshaw Belconnen. – Aneurin
Their approach is genuine and built from values that are not always seen today
Matt and Chris took the time to understand our current situation and reasons for selling. Their no-pressure approach put our minds at ease, and we trusted in their counsel. Their approach is genuine and built from values that are not always seen today – we always felt like we were at the center of decisions and valued their open, communicative approach. Thank you, Matt and Chris, for your care and friendship in selling our family home and being a part of our new future direction. We highly recommend you both. – Robert
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