Meet Our Team

The Aus Property Professionals team are committed to finding you a fantastic investment property or that perfect home that suits both your budget and lifestyle.

We pride ourselves in going the extra mile for our clients and will educate and guide you through the whole process.

Lloyd Edge

Founder & Managing Director

Dip. Prop. Serv, LREA
Author of Positively Geared

Lloyd is a passionate property investor who has achieved financial independence through property. He is the author of best-selling book Positively Geared, which he wrote about his journey from teacher to building up a multi-million dollar property portfolio and achieving financial independence while still on a teachers' salary. Lloyd's aim is to inspire Australian's to achieve their financial and lifestyle goals through property, whether you are just getting started or in the market for that dream home. Lloyd has been nominated several times as a finalist in the REINSW awards for excellence and the Real Estate Business (REB) awards as well as receiving awards for top buyers' agent from 'Your Investment Property'.

In 18 years as a property investor and developer, Lloyd has accumulated a property portfolio worth over $12 million that is cash flow positive. A former teacher, Lloyd’s investment strategies allowed him to 'retire' from the rat race and he now helps clients achieve their own financial and lifestyle goals.

Lloyd has featured and is a regular contributor in the media including news.com.au, realestate.com.au, Canstar, Australian Property Investor, Smart Property Investor and Your Investment Property. Lloyd has also been interviewed on top rating radio stations 2GB and 2UE, has featured on Channel 9 news and Ticker TV and is a regular guest on podcasts. Lloyd also has his own podcast called 'Positively Geared'.

Working as a buyer's agent, Lloyd loves to help other people replicate his success and hopes that he can inspire others to follow in his footsteps and achieve their dreams.

“Property became my passion when I realised that it can be a vehicle to financial independence,” he says. “Achieving equity gains while maintaining cash flow is essential to portfolio growth and ultimate financial independence”.

Having a teaching background, Lloyd’s educational skills and excellent communication techniques prove invaluable to clients. Lloyd holds a Diploma in Property Services, is a fully licensed real estate agent and holds buyer's agent licences in multiple states. Lloyd is also a member of Property Investment Professionals Australia (PIPA), Property Investment Council of Australia (PICA) and Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW).

Michael Cohen

BDM & Senior Buyer’s Agent

BCom, Dip Fin Serv, LREA

Committed to providing an exceptional level of service in each and every stage of the property transaction, Michael brings an enviable work ethic to his role as Business Development Manager & Senior Buyer's Agent at Aus Property Professionals. Michael understands the importance of delivering results which exceed his client's expectations and always strives to achieve above and beyond.

Michael takes great pride in ensuring a premium result for his clients and enjoys equally, the process of locating the right property and the negotiating of the purchase, whether that be for their primary residence or an investment property. Michael has not only facilitated property purchases Australia wide; he has also spent time in the US, in the highly competitive LA property market where he honed his property sourcing and negotiating skills.

Not relaxed with being “just another property buyers agent”, Michael prides himself on his honesty, integrity and commitment to achieving the best possible results.

Tome Avelovski

Buyer's Agent

Cert RE, Cert IT

Tome is a passionate and enthusiastic buyer's agent who is dedicated to exceptional client communication and providing a positive client experience.

Tome is able to assist clients effectively with negotiation and property purchases because he understands all the “tricks of the trade” having worked alongside sales agents.

As a previous residential property manager, he fully understands the demands and needs of a tenant which is highly advantageous to our clients to be able to utilise this insider knowledge when becoming a landlord of an investment property.

Tome is an active property investor and developed his passion for property after assisting family and friends on their own renovations. He soon realised the potential to create equity from value adding to a property and the ability to create wealth without having to wait for the capital growth of the market.

He is highly organised, professional, genuine, and has a drive to always go above and beyond to meet his client’s needs. Our clients always have such positive feedback after having worked with Tome.

Tome is dedicated to giving back to the community by being involved with the Australian Red Cross and the Heart Foundation and when he does have some spare time, he enjoys fishing and photography.

Raj Gurmukhani

Buyer's Agent

Cert RE, Diploma in Civil Engineering

Raj’s passion for property began when he bought his first off-the-plan property in 2000. From that point on, property investing became an obsession for him.

Raj made it his mission to learn everything there was to learn about being a successful property investor. He has now amassed a multi-million dollar personal property portfolio that is cash flow positive.

Over the years, Raj has accumulated extensive hands-on knowledge of:

Buying;
Selling;
Renovating to add value;
Lodging DA’s;
Attending IHAP (Independent Hearing & Assessment Panels);
Building CDC compliant granny flats; and
New CDC developments.

Raj is passionate about making property simple. He sees his role as empowering clients by matching them to the right property. He has an astute ability to understand the client’s requirements and objectives well, and devise a property strategy that will serve them long-term.

Raj enjoys working as a buyer’s agent where he helps clients source the right property – research, short-list and negotiate on their behalf. He is focused and goal orientated with excellent interpersonal skills and is committed to delivering the highest standard of professionalism to his clients. Exhibiting honesty and integrity in everything he does; Raj believes in working smart and delivering results. He develops great rapport with our clients and always gets a good result.

Renee Edge

Associate

B. Econ, C.A., Cert RE

Savvy and professional, Renee joined the Aus Property Professionals team after spending over a decade in the corporate sector.

Renee is naturally honest, reliable, and results focused. She brings a multitude of skills to the Aus Property Professionals team having obtained a Bachelor of Economics (University of Sydney) alongside her previous work experience as an accountant in many large multinational corporations. These include EY (formally Ernst & Young) and Dyson Australia.

Renee is also a registered chartered accountant which means she upholds the highest professional standards, guidelines, ethics, and code of conduct. Being a chartered accountant displays her strong abilities in budgeting, planning, forecasting and decision making. These are all very important considerations in the purchasing of properties.

As an economist, she understands the workings of the property markets and has been professionally trained to identify long term economic growth factors. This is of enormous benefit to the clients of Aus Property Professionals.

Renee is Big4 Audit trained which has developed her strong interpersonal client skills and her passion for going above and beyond in helping clients achieve their strategic goals. She understands the importance to not only look at the numbers but the bigger picture in what the numbers are telling us. This drives her purpose to achieve budget focused renovations, purchasing primary residences within budgetary parameters, and a passion to achieve long term results for our clients.

Renee developed a passion for property after realising the key to prosperity is to work smarter, not harder. She realised that by investing in property, we are allowing our money to passively grow our wealth.

In 2018, Renee was awarded the Real Estate Institute of NSW Award for Excellence, in the category of operational support. This is a testament to her commitment and support to our clients. In 2019, she was a finalist for this same award.