Our team is skilled, enthusiastic & continually growing. Supported by Principal Nat Downton who was awarded the number 1 Real Estate Agent in Tasmania and then Australia. We know Hobart, it’s property, it’s people, its culture like no other. Our unsurpassed experience means we’re able to offer you the most insightful advice and produce exceptional results.

Nat Downton
Nat Downton
Principal / Real Estate Agent / Director P. 03 6105 0454 M. 0417 434 136

Natalie entered the Real Estate Industry in 2007 with strong character references and a huge desire to achieve. Combine this with a natural vitality, enthusiasm, friendly nature and her success in the industry is hardly surprising. Natalie has competed in high level sport including state netball teams and golf teams her success in these and other sports are a further testament to her dedication and ability to perform under pressure.

Natalie understands dealing with people requires punctuality, efficiency, integrity, understanding and constant communication. She is determined to adhere to these requirements in her quest to provide her clients with the very best service. Natalie is very well qualified to promote the benefits of Tasmanian living to potential buyers having grown up in this beautiful state her whole life. She has an amazing memory for people and their homes, surprising new clients when she knows their property, having sold it (or one close by) some years earlier.

Natalie has attributed her success to hard work, goal setting and employing a supportive and talented team of people who share her vision to be the best. Negotiation is her speciality and she has undertaken extensive training in negotiation to ensure she achieves the absolute best price for your property. The above attributes have proven to be a huge plus for all who work with Natalie. She has received numerous awards throughout her career including most recently being awarded “Number 1 Residential Sales Consultant” for Tasmania by the REIT.

Natalie is thankful for the adversity she has faced in her career as it provided her the grit, determination and inspiration to establish Downton Property and ensure its immediate success. The challenges she faced forced her to take charge of her life and to pursue her dream of creating a highly successful business built around a team environment that is both inclusive and collaborative. Natalie now lives by the motto “Bad things happen to most of us but it’s how you respond that separate the winners from the losers.”

REB WINNER Number 1 Sales Consultant Australia Metropolitan 2017
REIA Residential Sales Consultant of the Year 2017 (Australia)
REIT Residential Sales Consultant of the Year 2016 (Tasmania)
REB National Sales Agent of the Year Finalist 2017
International Guest Speaker 2017
Top 50 Real Estate Business (REB) Young Gun Australia 2015
International LJ Hooker Multi Million Dollar Club – Top 7% Nationally 2015
International LJ Hooker Captains Club – Top 15% Nationally 2014
National Raine & Horne Chairmans Club 2013 & 2012
Guest Speaker on Real Estate Academy’s “Hot Topics”
Guest Speaker at the “Complete Salesperson Course”
Raine & Horne Hobart Number 1 Sales Consultant 2009-2013
Raine & Horne Tasmania Top 2 Consultants Annually 2010-2013
Raine & Horne Tasmania #1 in number of sales 2013

Russell Yaxley
Russell Yaxley
Real Estate Agent P. 03 6105 0454 M. 0450 929 807

Russell has a real love for Hobart and its suburbs. He approaches both life and work pursuing clear communication, delivering reliability with professionalism and achieving superior results. Properties are where you create memories and future ones await & people are hunting for more than the average. To me, elite service is the minimum, not the unexpected.

For many years, Russell has been helping people achieve incredible results. With over twenty years in sales, marketing and communications, he has a thorough understanding of Hobart’s real estate market and know what it takes to champion a client’s needs. Consistently winning awards and over achieving in his career, Russell knows that nothing beats hard work.

Whether you’re selling a unit, family home, first home, character home, investment property or a mansion, Russell can work with you on the best strategy, negotiate and use my perfect mix of successful marketing experience, passion for people and will deliver on his uncomplicated ethos – Here to help you buy & sell your property, better.

Renee Kelly
Renee Kelly
Property Representative P. 03 6105 0454 M. 0458 000 016

Renee joined Downton Property in 2018 and brings with her 15 years’ experience in the Customer Service industry. Through her careers in both Hospitality and Insurance Renee understands just how important a high level of service is to a client. Evidence of her dedication to her service levels is proven through the number of testimonials and referrals she has already received since joining the Real Estate Industry.

Renee is an approachable and natural professional. This combined with her high level of motivation ensures that she easily builds rapport and a strong relationship with not only her Vendors but every client she works with. Her trustworthy and can do attitude immediately builds trust and produces maximum profit and results for all she works with.

Buying and Selling can be one of the biggest financial decisions anyone can make in their life. Renee always protects her clients assets as if they were her own. She guarantees that selling and buying through her will make that financial decision and process stress free. Communication is paramount and when working with Renee you will never be left wondering, her priority is to keep you informed every step of the way.

When Renee is not assisting clients with their Real Estate needs you will find her and her husband Colin supporting their two beautiful Children Blake & Olivia. With both children very talented they are often seen cheering them on by the sidelines of School and Club sports.

Nat Yaxley
Nat Yaxley
Senior Portfolio Manager P. 03 6105 0454 M. N/A

Nat joined the Downton Property team as a Portfolio Manager in February 2017 and is the first point of contact for investors looking for property management services.

Nat’s natural skill for building relationships and her honest personality ensures the best experience for her valued clients. Natalie has always been career driven, destined to be the best at whatever she set her mind too. Prior to the Real Estate industry, she held positions at a high level in both superannuation and finance. Natalie is a much-loved member of the Downton Property team and her drive to contribute in a positive way to each landlord’s journey, while also helping to tenants to find a new home is phenomenal.

When Natalie is not sharing her passion for the industry with her list of fortunate clients, she is busy working out, instructing gym classes or spending quality time with her wonderful family.

Jamie Philp
Jamie Philp
Portfolio Manager P. 03 6105 0454 M. N/A

Jamie joined the Downton Property Team in 2018 and brings with her extensive experience in Administration and Customer Service.

Jamie takes pride in her willingness to go above and beyond to achieve the best outcome for her clients and believes in the importance of good communication to ensure that she creates lasting relationships.

Outside of work, Jamie plays and coaches high level netball which keeps her busy most weekends and weeknights during winter. This demonstrates her dedication and passion for helping others.

Jamie is friendly, easy going and extremely approachable. Her professionalism, can-do attitude and her positivity makes her a valued member of our Property Management team.

Mikayla Hall
Mikayla Hall
Portfolio Manager P. 03 6105 0454 M. N/A

Mikayla brings with her an enormous amount of enthusiasm and professionalism. Mikayla, although young has spent a large and valuable amount of time in the real estate industry in large firms in both Melbourne and Hobart.

She is experienced beyond her years and her dedication has already seen her win awards such as “employee of the year”. A real people person “Mak” is passionate and committed to property and providing the best possible service to her clients. Her honest approach and her effective communication skills ensure all parties are satisfied beyond measure.

Mikayla has been working at Downton Property since the doors opened in November 2015 and spent majority of her time here working alongside Principal Nat Downton as her Co-Agent, however since returning from maternity leave in 2018 after having her beautiful little girl Lyla, Mikayla has now taken on a new role as Portfolio Manager and alongside Jamie manages a growing portfolio of properties.

Kylie Nelson
Kylie Nelson
Administration Support P. 03 6105 0454