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Jacqui Bridson

I just wanted to personally thank you for assisting Peter and I with selling our property. You made the whole process as stress free as possible. You kept us updated and informed at every step of the process so there were no surprises. Your calm and positive manner is a great asset for your profession and it is obvious you care about your clients and enjoy what you do.

Chris and Carol Lee

We put our trust in Simon to sell our house, selecting him from a strong list of contenders at other local real estate agents and he delivered a fantastic result, successfully selling our property. This was a great achievement with clearance rates declining. His advice and support throughout the campaign was exceptional. He possesses great interpersonal skills which builds trust with potential buyers and with us the Vendor. He picked the ideal advertising strategy and demonstrated much hard work

Marion & Alan Williams

Simon Wendt, sold our daughters house 6 years ago, so we as an older couple needed someone we could have complete confidence in. We asked Simon to come to our house and told him where we wanted to live, and his advice on how to go about selling our house for the best possible price. Simon was able to find and then negotiate a property that was exactly what we wanted to buy, but also advise us in exactly what we, and he needed to do to get the best we could and also settle in the VIEW MORE

Greg & Simone Smith

Simon really made the whole selling experience a positive process and it is clear that he loves what he does and works to get the best outcome. My wife and I recommend Simon to anyone thinking of selling.

Nicole Bowers

Simon sold our property for us just over two weeks ago. When we initially met with Simon we also met with a few other real estate agents and also went to his and other's auctions. We chose Simon as he was a the complete package, very professional and honest, he holds the open for inspections so he meets all the potential buyers and he holds the auctions so on the big day he knows who is actually interested and who isn't and he has built up a trust with the buyer which can only aid in VIEW MORE

Sheng Zhang

I was referred to Simon, and could not ask for a better realtor than Simon. Simon was extremely professional, very informative and kept me updated each and every way through the whole process. Simon built a very strong rapport with all potential buyers and of course his vendor. Extremely please with the final outcome and would highly recommend Simon to anyone, and also a special shout out to Miranda who was also very helpful throughout the whole process!

Sasha & Greg Pearson

We recently sold our family home in Cheltenham through Simon and can highly recommend him. Simon was honest, courteous and professional at all times. He communicated well throughout the process and obtained a great price at auction. We previously met Simon as potential buyers and found his manner very positive on the buyers' side too. You can be confident with Simon's expertise and local Bayside knowledge he will get you a fair price and provide valuable assistance in the process of VIEW MORE

Lynn & Dave Cannon

Having recently used Simon to sell our family home I would confidently use him again and recommend him to my friends and family. His approach has been professional and friendly from the outset. It is very clear that he only wants the best outcome for you. His knowledge and experience is vast and he can guide you every step of the way from getting your property ready for sale thru to the day of settlement. Simon and his wife Miranda have a great professional partnership, building a VIEW MORE

Melissa Lancaster

Ultimate Professional When I engaged Simon's services again it was all about the total professional package that he is. I knew buyers would be called back, understood and made feel important and I knew as the seller he would would ensure every opportunity was maximized to ensure a great outcome. This is exactly what Simon went out and did. I felt throughout the journey from start to end that I had selected the very best agent and was given the very best advice and support throughout VIEW MORE

Richie Oakley

Hey Simon, just wanted to say thank you for all yours and Miranda's hard work throughout the campaign. Hard working, diligent and honest! Set the bar high and had been resigned to the fact for a while we wouldn't get there, natural for a vendor! However, you did a fantastic job today and got a great result. You were there from the start a couple of years ago and vindicated our decision to stick with you. Been a reasonably low key celebration today VIEW MORE

John and Sonya Dowe

It would be remiss of us not to properly take the time to acknowledge Simon's amazing efforts across the spectrum for the sale of our property. His most considered, uniquely strategic, marketing advice, regular email and phone contact, helpfulness with those little nuisance things were all fantastic... VIEW MORE

Wally and Pam

We met Simon while looking at a home that was open for inspection. We asked him if he would like to give us an appraisal of our home, Which he and his wife, Miranda, did. They did a great presentation and so we engaged them to sell our home. within about 10 days after listing, our house was sold. We found that their service was very good and we have no hesitation in recommending Simon to anyone contemplating selling their home.

Helen & Neil

Simon was a pleasure to deal with, highly professional and very real. Simon was very ably supported by Miranda and as vendors we saw value add in this partnership. Simon was very attentive and quick to respond to our queries or concerns. Simon made the whole process seamless from start to finish thanks to his expertise and calm manner. Highly recommended!

Tanya & Daniel

Dream sale from start to finish! Simon and Miranda were fantastic in every aspect of the sale. The open houses were run beautifully, they provided us with a good amount of feedback and the sale was beyond our expectations. Many friends and neighbors have also since commented that the auction was handled exceptionally well. It was refreshing to have my first positive experience with a real estate agent. Thank you Simon and Miranda!

Nev Bray

Simon and Miranda ran a clever and professional campaign that resulted in the recent successful auction of a property of mine in Parkdale. I am grateful to Simon and Miranda and happy to recommend them for their professionalism, their communication skills, their care and attention to detail and their willingness to do what it takes to produce great results.

Sundeep Hayes

We were lucky enough to both buy and sell a house with Simon. When we purchased our property he was very approachable and straightforward. Everything went through smoothly and efficiently. When it came to selling our property, we knew we wanted Simon to sell it for us. In retrospect, it was a difficult house to sell. Simon helped us to get a price that we were delighted with. This involved him contacting the buyer who was overseas in New York. He was very focused at keeping things on track. When

Deana & Peter

Hi Simon. A huge thank you to you and Miranda for all your hard work and for our great result today. We're absolutely over the moon, it's still sinking in I think. The auction was a dream auction. You did a brilliant job, all of our family and friends who attended commented as well. We certainly wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anyone in the future. Thanks again. Have a great weekend. Regards, Deana

Keith & Eryl Lowe

Dear Simon and Miranda, congratulations on the stunning result you achieved for us in selling the above property. The price exceeded all our expectations. Well done. This was the third time you have acted as our listing and selling agent and we couldn’t wish for a more professional attitude. Once again your advice and knowledge of the market was reassuring along our vendor journey.We were able to contact you any time we had a query and you were always willing to assist us in any way we needed

Joyce Pendock

Simon was always available for my many questions, his advice for getting the unit ready for sale was invaluable. After each inspection I was contacted as to how many people went through the property and their feedback. Auction Day was incredible, his, auctioneer skills delivered me a result I was extremely happy with. I would highly recommend him to anyone who wishes to sell their property, he exceeded all my expectations.

Jillian and David Claudot

We were very pleased with the service we received from Simon leading up to our (successful) auction. The marketing campaign was handled very professionally and David and I were always kept in the loop. The weekly communication meetings were invaluable . It was fantastic to hear about all the feedback we were receiving from prospective buyers and to be up to date about the internet activity was great. Simon did a fantastic job at our auction ( & we had a very successful result) Thankyou Simon and

Melinda & Luke Downey

Simon was professional and very easy to work with. He frequently kept us informed on the progress of our campaign with face to face meetings and via email and phone, which was reassuring. Overall it was a great experience and we were very happy with the outcome of our sale. We would definitely recommend Simon to anyone selling their home.

Gonul & George Karaca

Simon have interacted with us Simon since 2007. He is charming and professional. We are extremely satisfied with our dealings and reaching the desired outcomes by his service.

Debbie Karambinas

Thank you Simon , yet again for helping us with the smooth sale of our property. Your professionalism and your personable qualities have always made the sale of our properties a pleasurable one. We highly recommend you to anyone in the process of selling a property, especially if they want great results.

Alan & Carol Evans

Simon did a great job promoting and selling our property. We were away on leave for the full time the unit was on the market and Simon did much more than "open to view" - he had to deal with our contractors and he made sure the Unit looked great . Very happy with Simon's professionalism and would certainly recommend him. Very happy with the sale.

Robyn Thornhill

Bayside's hardest working real estate agent. Genuinely listened to everything we had to say. Worked day and night, always available. Couldn't be happier with the outcome.

Kon Lazogas

Meticulous, On-Point, Genuinely Professional and Humble is how I would describe Simon. There is a fluidity in his approach that seems to effortlessly link all the wheels in the marketing, negotiation and sale process into one seamless process.

Richard Gunn & Toni Corbyn

Simon Wendt and his team at Hocking Stuart have been absolutely superb during the sale of my house. I was particularly impressed with the level of service each week. Simon followed up each open for inspection with a description of the number of parties, the level of interest, buyer feedback and progress during the week with potential purchasers. This was particularly comforting to know as it put me, the vendor, at ease that Simon was not just putting an 'advertisement in the paper' but was in

Lee Honey & Tim Barrass

Simon is a natural diplomat with a positive attitude and well honed negotiating skills. He delivered over and above our expectations. We would definitely go to him if we were selling again.

Justyn Frantz

On behalf of myself and Shannon we would like to thank Simon on the sale of our property Simon was a absolute pleasure to deal with . He was on the money with his valuation and marketing and always confident in getting the best result and he did . . would be happy to recommend Simon to anyone who is selling a property . we cant thank Simon enough for the result he got for us as it makes our familys future in a good place . Once again thank you Simon gold star for you cheers Justyn and the family

Rob Kupsch

This was my very first experience selling a property & I was initially a little apprehensive with the whole thing. I have heard numerous nightmare stories of 'dodgey' real estate agents in the media & experiences from other people. Simon is far from this stereo type!!! He was more than happy to answer every question I had, regardless how basic it was. With Simon's people skills & obvious knowledge of the industry & area, I had the utmost confidence in is judgement & advice.

Mandy Green

Simon sold our property recently and we achieved our dream price. I would highly recommend Simon as he was thorough, professional and paid great attention to detail. Throughout the campaign we followed Simon's advice and because of that we achieved a fantastic result. I could not recommend Simon enough he was wonderful.

John Butler

We were very pleased with our result, but also with the level of contact and support provided by Simon. Selling your home can be a difficult time and is not done very often. Hence the guidance and assistance we received was valuable and certainly helped us through the whole process. We recommend Simon to people needing real estate assistance in this area.

Katrina & Dave Woodman

Simon's professionalism, commitment and enthusiasm from start to finish made the potentially stressful process of selling our home much less daunting. From his honest appraisal, understanding of the local market and advice regarding steps to take to maximise the appeal of our home to the targeted advertising plan, comprehensive feedback throughout the campaign and effectively engaging with potential buyers both before and during the auction. We have no doubt that Simon got the best possible pric

Terri Gibb

Simon is a great auctioneer, I found him to be professional , knowledgeable and very easy to deal with. He was also compassionate and understanding due to the fact that he was auctioning my late mothers property for me. Simon did such a great job that we sold the property for more than we were expecting. As I am also selling my own home shortly I am definitely asking Simon to auction that for me too. Well done Simon and thankyou so much.

Sharon and Shaun Monagle

Thanks for getting us such a great result on the sale of our home and for being such a delight to work with. Best wishes for 2014 Sharon, Shaun, Tom, Soli & Tilley

Ed and Deanne Masters

We have known and dealt with Simon over a number of years now. He is knowledgeable, diligent, professional and we would not hesitate in recommending him or asking for his services again. Simon has been invaluable in the sale of our property. Simon has provided us with guidance, expertise and excellent local knowledge in relation to our sale and subsequent purchase. Simon is an asset to Hocking Stuart in Mentone and, in our opinion, sets a benchmark for agents nationally. Ed & Deanne Masters

Bill and Mary Frankland

It is not often in life that you come across an individual person that provides an extremely professional degree of service, and an outstanding degree of personal presentation with a priority of serving the Vendor. You have been quite remarkable in your approach to selling our property and we thank you for your efforts and the excellent result achieved. We would certainly strongly recommend you to any prospective Vendor, who is looking for the most outstanding Estate Agent in the Mentone area.

Shane & Irena McKenzie

Simon, we would like to take the opportunity to thank you for the excellent job you did and for making the experience of selling our Investment Property through Hocking Stuart Mentone a pleasurable one. From day one you assisted us in getting ready for sale, arranging for the furnishing of the property which resulted in an exceptional marketing campaign. Even though we did not reside in the area, on more than one occasion you travelled the +40km to our home to discuss the selling process

Keith and Eryl Lowe

...this is the second time you have acted as our selling agent and once again we were very impressed with your professionalism at all times. Your personable manner helped us to feel confident as vendors and we are sure the makes any possible buyers feel comfortable too. We would unreservedly recommend you to any prospective vendors or purchasers. Thank you once again for the excellent result achieved. Keith and Eryl Lowe

Stuart and Ayla Hendricks

I would like to express our gratitude for Simon's exceptional service he has provided us with the sale of our much loved home at 47 Jenkins Street, Mordialloc. We had previously seen Simon auction a property within our estate and were suitably impressed with his auctioneering skills and with the outstanding result he achieved. He was the first agent we interviewed and to be honest, we wasted our time seeing other agents thereafter. Simon's passion, determination, tenacity and perseverance to se

Matt & Kristy Carpenter

When we first engaged Simon we found him to be extremely professional and were impressed with his extensive knowledge, experience in Real Estate and especially his local knowledge in the Mordialloc and Bayside area. This first impression made an impact on us and we decided to entrust Simon with the sale of our property, which is a big decision to make. Simon's professional and easy going nature that engaged us when we met him continued throughout the sale process. He never once got flustered ev

Jim and Peggy Malamatinas

Simon was professional, honest and communicated extremely well. He has outstanding market knowledge and was able to find the perfect family for our home. Definitely someone you want on your team. Best agent in Mentone and surrounding suburbs. Jim & Peggy Malamatinas

Zak & Karen Pieters

What a pleasure to work with Simon! We were 100% satisfied, and would recommend Simon to all! Every aspect of selling our house was thoroughly discussed, explained, and looked after. Simon is easy to reach and responds to all queries and requests instantly. What a genuine and honest guy! We wish you all the success and happiness in the future and know you will only go from strength to strength! Zak & Karen Pieters

Rowan Mogg and Joyce Mifsud

We wish to express our deepest gratitude for our individual exceptional auction results, and also our admiration for your on-going professionalism over the past months. The sale of our last two properties, in Aspendale and Mentone, and with your assistance through Hocking Stuart in Mentone, has brought the total number of sales you have done for us to four over the past few yearswith exceptional record prices in each instance. With each sale your knowledge and expertise in the real estate m

Michael & Christine Gill

Michael and I write to congratulate and thank you for the recent sale of our home. From the moment we met, your professionalism and experience made us confident that we had selected the best agent for selling our home. You guided us through every step of the way, and were true to your word taht you would be there to offer your support and assistance through the entire campaign. The marketing campaign was excellent and I truly believe was the key to the high number of potential buyers through our

Olavi and Rosario Rantala

When my wife and I began searching for our dream property we started the search on our own without any expert guidance. We spent quiet some time looking before we enlisted the help of Simon Wendt from Hocking Stuart in Mentone. Thanks to Simon's market knowledge and determination we found our dream property within a year. Simon further assisted us when we decided to subdivide and build two townhouses on the property. We engaged Simon to sell the second townhouse (as we will be living in

Danie Roux

From the very first meeting, Simon was well prepared. His intimate knowledge of the area meant we knew exactly what would be possible, allowing for a realistic expectation on selling price. Simon was in constant communication during the marketing campaign, and would provide an update after every open-for-inspection. His feedback was always honest and sincere. He was happy to discuss the pros and cons of any situation, but would never push us into any decision we were not comfortable with, which

Maree Mielnik

For the sale of our home in Parkdale Rick and I were looking for an agent with clear personal integrity, enthusiasm for our property and its location and strong communication/negotiation skills. When we first met Simon Wendt we were impressed by his unassuming and genuine manner. He took the time to discuss many aspects of the sale with us; not just the price. From this initial discussion we felt well informed about the factors that would help us in successfully marketing and selling our

Pat Northfield

Thank you for your advice and effort in selling my house in Eden Street, Cheltenham. Your persuasion to run with an auction and the professional conduct of the campaign ended in a very good result for me - far better than what I had first expected. Once again thank you and please drop in for a cuppa any time you are passing and have a spare moment.

Sam Inan

Thank you once again on a stellar effort with the sale of our home. I am extremely pleased that you have secured a phenomenal result for our family in the current market. I think we can safely say we have broken the suburb record for a townhouse. We appreciate your cool, calm and collected demeanour, which allowed a somewhat confusing settlement process to go through as smoothly as possible. Your feedback throughout was first rate as were your recommendations. We look forward to selling with

Matthew Byford

Thank you for all your efforts on the weekend, both Kate and myself really appreciated the manner in which you conducted proceedings both leading up to the auction and on the day. Kate and I were very happy with the result you got us and would happily retain your services again in the future or recommend you to our family or friends if they were looking to buy or sell their property.

Andre Asto

Simon has been a great help and a pleasure to deal with , always available to answer questions.

Susan Conway

I was very happy with Simon's performance in selling my unit in Parkdale. There was a meager amount of interest due to first home buyers not being active in the marketplace so we cancelled the Auction. But Simon negotiated with the purchaser and the got the price up to where I was satisfied.

Lisa & Tony

In 2006 we purchased our second home from Hocking Stuart and had the pleasure in meeting and dealing with Simon Wendt. Our original home then became an investment property which Hocking Stuart managed. In all this time Simon communicated and kept us up to date with any properties that came on the market. 2013 we decided to sell the investment property and called on Hocking Stuart's Simon Wendt to organise the sale. From day one, the amount of effort, experience, communication and customer

Russell Way

Thank You Simon for the exceptional service that you provided to Heather and I and my two sons in the selling of our family home. From the first day Peter Kennett introduced me to yourself and Hocking Stuart, I have been treated with the utmost professionalism and duty of care. You followed through on all the things you said you would, and provided regular and detailed updates all the way through the process. You were responsive to our needs, including changing the date of the

Carole Kendall & Keith Murphy

We recently had reason to sell our property. Hocking Stuart were the agents we chose and we were very impressed with the agent who handled the sale, the whole way through, Simon Wendt. Simon was very professional and was a delight to do business with. He was totally professional in every way and we were very happy indeed, so I totally recommend him 100% to sell your property.

S Van Huet

When I decided to sell my home, I interviewed four agents from high profile agencies. Simon was the only who didn't come across as over bearing and promising the earth. Instead he discussed what I wanted, and planned a campaign around my circumstances. He offered advice to help maximise the appeal of my house and had a list of people ready to help me achieve a great sales campaign. I sold three days after the first open house, at above my asking price. Very, very happy. Since the sale Simon

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