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Thanks to everyone at Peter Blackshaw Gungahlin for your ongoing support and reliability over the past 2.5 years and we really appreciate it.
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)
Testimonial - Courtney Baker
My sincere thanks for taking on my rental property under difficult circumstances and making my rental experience with Blackshaws so easy.
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
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Courtney Baker
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.
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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
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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 Peter 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
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(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)
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Thank you for your time and efforts in selling our Nicholls home. It was a pleasure working with you and Matt, as a team and individually. Your enthusiasm was infectious! Like all homeowners, we were emotionally attached to our home. We knew we had a lovely house and it would attract a fair amount of attention but to have an agent genuinely 'fall in love' with it too, was wonderful! Thank you for acknowledging all our efforts in ensuring the house was perfect at all times, making us find that extra bit of energy to keep going! Thank you to you both. We will definitely be recommending you to others. Nicole and Daryl - March 2018
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)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
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)
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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
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)
Testimonial - Mario Sanfrancesco
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)
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Matt went above & beyond to help us. It was the 1st house we’ve sold & Matt was wonderful in guiding us through. We were very comfortable that Matt had our best interests in mind and he helped make the sale cycle so seamless.” – Christian & Jennifer

Matt is a credit to his industry & we cannot speak more highly of him. He was on top from the very 1st meeting. Everything was well laid & explained throughout the whole process. We were always well informed & assisted thoroughly.” – Jim & Kay
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)
Testimonial - Mario Sanfrancesco
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)
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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 Peter 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
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Mario Sanfrancesco
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)
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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
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Mario Sanfrancesco
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!
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(5/5)
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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
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
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(5/5)
Testimonial - David Stokes
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Team Sanfrancesco
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.
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(5/5)
I know I am in very good hands
Thank you Verity for all your hard work as my Property Manager. You always update me if there are any issues with my property & always answer all my emails! Thank you so much, I couldn't be happier. I would definitely recommend Verity to my family and friends. – Emily
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(5/5)
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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 Peter 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 Peter Blackshaw Gungahlin, in particular Kristy Jones. The team operates to the highest professional standard & really takes the stress out of leasing out properties. – Jordan,
Testimonial - Team Sanfrancesco
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.
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(5/5)
We look forward to a long working relationship with you
Thank you Verity 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
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(5/5)
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Luke’s professionalism & impeccable service in helping with every aspect of us buying this property has renewed my faith in real estate agents. Any issue or query was handled promptly & meticulously to ensure we were satisfied with the outcome. I would not hesitate to recommend Luke to any of my friends or colleagues looking to purchase or sell a property in the future. – Aaron & Yanyan

Luke gave us honest feedback & achieved a great result in a tough market. We appreciate his professionalism & approachability. His experience in the Gungahlin area is key. – Kylie & Jeroen

Luke is an exceptional agent. He secured an excellent sale outcome for us at a time of significant uncertainty in the Canberra market. Selling a house can be a very stressful experience, but thanks to Luke’s highly professional, warm & engaging manner, any of our concerns were kept to a minimum. We would highly recommend Luke and the team at Peter Blackshaw Gungahlin. – Lindsay & Julie Ward
Testimonial - Mario Sanfrancesco
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.
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(5/5)
Cannot recommend enough
Honestly could not be happier with Verity & her team. She runs a tight ship & delivers some of the best client management in the business. – James
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Robert Westropp-Evans & Christine Bassingthwaighte
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.
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(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
Testimonial - Robert Westropp-Evans
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
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(5/5)
Amazing
Verity you are beyond brilliant. Thank you so much. I am just so impressed with your proactive efficiency. Can you please bottle it so we can spread it around! Thanks again. – Annie
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Robert Westropp-Evans
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.
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(4/5)
...Has to be the best communication I have ever received from any service provider at any time
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
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Robert Westropp-Evans
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Robert Westropp-Evans
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.!
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(4/5)
Testimonial - Dario Beltrami
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 Peter Blackshaw Manuka to sell your property.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Dario Beltrami
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Dario Beltrami
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Mary Debus
Highly professional service, knowledgeable and efficient prompt service for a vendor located interstate.

Return customer as vendor after having engaged with Mary as a buyer a number of years ago and impressed with genuine, open communication at that time that allowed desired property to be secured.

Property presented beautifully for sale and buyer identified and secured meeting price expectations.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Luke Revet
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!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Luke Revet
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
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Georgina Donn
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Georgina Donn
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Georgina Donn
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!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Georgina Donn
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!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Debbie Maddigan
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Debbie Maddigan
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!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Debbie Maddigan
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Debbie Maddigan
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Debbie Maddigan
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Debbie Maddigan
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - David Stokes
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - David Stokes
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!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - David Stokes
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!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Andrew Chamberlain
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Andrew Chamberlain
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial
PB CBD has taken over my property and has done an amazing job. He responds promptly, keeps me informed, is professional and fills me with confidence that my property is in great hands.
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(5/5)
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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!!!!
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(5/5)
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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.
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(5/5)
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Great team! exceptional service.
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(5/5)
Testimonial
We were very happy with Peter Blackshaw. Very professional service, great agent, excellent auctioneer. Realistic advice about price. House sold at auction after a three-week campaign.
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(5/5)
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Been renting with Peter blackshaw and they have been amazing
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
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.
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(5/5)
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Fantastic team, brilliant and quality service!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
We have just sold a property through Peter 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.
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(5/5)
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Very professional, premium brand with a genuine interest in looking after their clients. I would definitely sell with them again in the future.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
Christine has been fabulous in helping us secure our dream home! Outstanding!
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Courtney Baker
I have just had my place rented out through Peter 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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Bronwyn McGrath
Bronwyn McGrath of Peter Blackshaw Manuka provided excellent service when we recently sold our home. Her personable yet professional approach made the process easier and her expertise was invaluable in achieving a great auction result. Our interactions with other members of the Peter Blackshaw Manuka team were also very positive and we would not hesitate to list a property with them again in the future.
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(5/5)
Testimonial
My experience with Peter 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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Courtney Baker
Dealing with Peter Blackshaw Manuka , Courtney Baker has given us the best experience. I've had quick responses and efficient service, would recommend them to anyone.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Courtney Baker
What an experience !!
Courtney Baker and her team at Peter Black Shaw in Manuka has been so great.
She has makes 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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Caity Rolfe
Professional and easy to talk to. Caity has been a gem.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial
I rent with Peter Blackshaw and have found them very responsive to any issues. Emily 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)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
Christine Bassingthwaighte (Peter 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)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
I have nothing but good things to say about my experience dealing with Peter Blackshaw manuka and in particular my dealings with real estater 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 Peter Blackshaw Manuka again in the future.
Thanks for everything.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Christine Bassingthwaighte
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)
Testimonial - Courtney Baker
I've had the pleasure of dealing with Courtney Baker and Laura Johnson from PBS Manuka. They have 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 them more!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Dario Beltrami
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.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Team Sanfrancesco
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.
Thank you Mario, Sarah and Sally for looking after us so well!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Team Sanfrancesco
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.
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(5/5)
Testimonial - Mario Sanfrancesco
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)
Testimonial - Dario Beltrami
We would definitely recommend Peter Blackshaw Real Estate Manuka for anyone looking at selling their home in the neighbourhood.

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 Peter Blackshaw’s.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Sarah Smith
It had been a pleasure dealing with Sarah, she demonstrated an excellent skills and very knowledgeable in real estate. We highly recommend her to anybody wishing to sell their home.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
(5/5)
Testimonial - Georgina Donn
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)
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