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

LREA (Class 1)
Dip Prop. Serv
B. Mus. Ass. Dip. A
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. He also has a regular spot on Geelong's Bay FM Property Guide and The Edge 96.1 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 Council of Australia (PICA) and Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW).

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.

Tome Avelovski

Buyer's Agent

LREA (Class 1)
Cert IV Prop. Serv & Auctioneering, Cert III IT

Tome is a passionate and enthusiastic buyer's agent who has been helping investors and home buyers successfully acquire, manage and build their property portfolios since 2015. Tome is a licensed real estate agent, buyer's agent and auctioneer across multiple states in Australia.

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.

Dominik Cotton

Buyer’s Agent

Cert RE
Dip Vis A, B. Mus

A seasoned and experienced property professional, Dominik has many years experience within the property and real estate sector. Starting out in property as a Real Estate Agent at well - known brands including Richardson & Wrench, LJ Hooker and Ray White, Dominik soon realised his passion lay outside of selling property and soon made the move to being a Buyer’s Agent. In doing so Dominik has helped countless buyers realise their personal and financial goals through property.

Prior to coming on board at Aus Property Professionals, Dominik was the Head of Buyer’s Advocacy at WBP Property Advisory and was the National Manager at Providence Property Group. At Providence, Dominik trained and mentored a team of buyer’s agents across several states and devised and implemented sales and operational systems & procedures aligned with business strategy.

Dominik brings a keen business acumen to the team as well as experience in purchasing property in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia. Dominik is skilled at delivering on a client’s brief and negotiating the best possible outcome. His passion is evident in his work ethic and dedication to enhancing his clients experience in property.

Outside of the property arena, Dominik has a passion for music and nature, and spends his spare time both composing and exploring Sydney and its surrounds.

Michael Cohen

Buyer’s Agent

Cert RE
BCom, Dip Fin Serv

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 a 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.

Laura Nasr

Development and Site Acquisition

LREA (Class 2)
Dip. Agency Management, Dip RE & Auctioneering

Laura is a property developer herself with many developments under her belt. She is experienced in all aspects of real estate buying and selling and came to Aus Property Professionals with over a decade in residential sales experience.

Laura has been the sales manager for Opes Property Partners where she project managed development projects including large land subdivisions. This included liasing with architects and builders to design suitable homes for the market. Laura has also worked for well-known brands including LJ Hooker and McGrath and brings to the table a lot of knowledge on property strategies, site acquisitions (including raw and DA approved developments), construction contracts and general investments.

Exceptionally down to earth and approachable, Laura is a professional of immense integrity and honesty who works tirelessly for her clients.

Jessica Green (Khan)

Buyer's Agent

LREA (Class 2)
B Design, Cert IV Small Business Management

Jessica Khan is a valued member of the Aus Property Professionals team. She is an accomplished agent, with a wealth of experience in both property management and Sales.

Prior to joining Aus Property Professionals as a buyer’s agent Jessica worked at McGrath Estate Agents in both the Double Bay and the Millers Point offices as a New Client Coordinator. This has allowed her to gain a vast amount of knowledge in all aspects of the Real Estate industry including the mindset of today's tenants and buyers. Working in these offices has given her extensive knowledge of these marketplaces and the nuances of the sought-after localities around Sydney’s exclusive Harbourside suburbs.

Jessica has a strong work ethic and strives for customer service excellence. With her positive mindset it is her goal to help primary residence purchasers and investors alike. Her ability to understand her client's requirements and match their lifestyle preferences to the right property is highly gratifying for Jessica.

Jessica is a resident of the Lower North Shore, where she has been living with her husband and two bulldogs for the last four years. We are excited to have Jessica as part of our team here at Aus Property Professionals.

Stacey Packwood

Client Support and Administration

LREA (Class 2)

An experienced and Licensed Real Estate Professional, Stacey has helped people find homes and taken care of assets as if they were her own for more than 10 years.

Investing in real estate, Stacey is familiar with both sides of the fence as a landlord and tenant. She prides herself on providing superior customer service and brings a passion for property and a great work ethic. She is proud to support the team.

Stacey’s passion for real estate, hunger for success and willingness to assist make her an ideal fit for our team. Prior to coming on board with Aus Property Professionals Stacey Lead a team of 10 property managers at McGrath to excellent success. This involved management of a large and diverse rent roll personally, as well as supporting her team and assisting with escalations for the business well in excess of 1000 managements. Stacey mentored her leasing team from new starters in property to high preforming individuals.

Prior to this Stacey also worked in property management and sales support at such companies including Strong Real Estate and Laing and Simmons. She worked with large rent rolls and was also responsible for marketing, business growth, trust accounts and auditing.

Stacey enjoys coffee, the gym, bush walks with her family and spending time with her two young sons.