Nelson Alexander is thrilled to announce that Eleanor Currie has been named the 2023 REIV Novice Auctioneer of the Year, with Tim Solly taking out the Runner-Up title.
Eleanor, a seasoned property professional with a decade of experience, is a highly respected sales agent at Nelson Alexander Essendon. Known for her engaging personality, keen eye for detail, and formidable negotiation skills, Eleanor has cultivated a loyal customer base.
Driven by a desire to expand her skillset, Eleanor ventured into the realm of auctioneering. Her natural talent and unwavering dedication to the craft have swiftly propelled her to the forefront of Melbourne's young auctioneering scene.
Tim Solly, a fellow Nelson Alexander agent and fellow award winner, lauded Eleanor's commitment to excellence. "Eleanor's relentless pursuit of auctioneering mastery is truly inspiring," he said. "She has driven me and others around her to strive for greatness, and her unwavering support has enabled me to achieve my own personal best. Her impact on the female auctioneering community is immeasurable."
Tim, who placed Runner-Up, himself has enjoyed a distinguished career as a professional entertainer and is well-known in AFL circles for his exceptional commentating skills. His foray into the property industry and auctioneering has been met with widespread acclaim, confirming his innate ability to captivate and engage audiences.
The remarkable success of Eleanor and Tim is a testament to the strength and effectiveness of Nelson Alexander's internal novice auctioneering training program, spearheaded by Managing Partner, Tom Roberts. Under Tom's guidance, the program is designed to provide young agents with the skills, knowledge, and support they need to thrive in the fast-paced and demanding world of auctioneering.
Tom Roberts said: "As a company, we could not be prouder of both Eleanor and Tim. To have only the second-ever female winner of the REIV Novice Auctioneer competition is a testament to Eleanor's dedication and drive to be the very best.
Eleanor and Tim have continually trained and practised the craft of auctioneering, and this has elevated them both to levels that a majority of senior auctioneers would aspire to. It is and has been a pleasure to see both of them grow to being the future of auctioneers in the auction capital of Australia, Melbourne."
Nelson Alexander is firmly committed to developing the next generation of auctioneering talent. The company's training program is meticulously crafted to instil in young agents the confidence, skills, and expertise they need to excel in this challenging but rewarding field.
In Melbourne, auctions are an extremely popular method of sale. They provide transparency to all parties involved and often inspire urgency and competition among buyers. Your agent and auctioneer can have a significant impact on the final results of your sales campaign. At Nelson Alexander, you can be confident that you are entrusting your property to a team of auctioneers who are dedicated to achieving excellence in every aspect of their craft.