A history of innovation. Moving forward with vision.
Established in 1985, Hockingstuart has been a landmark presence in the Victorian real estate industry with a history of firsts.
Hockingstuart was the first agency to publish its properties for sale in a magazine format, the first to conduct auctions on Sundays, and the earliest adopter to recognise the power of the internet and launch the cutting-edge online property alert in 2001. Did you know that Hockingstuart was also the first brand to install night lights on signboards?
Embracing the rapidly progressing world of technology, Hockingstuart launched an industry-first suite of digital marketing tools in 2017, changing the way that customers interact with properties online. This allowed buyers to virtually furnish the property that they're looking to make their next home and even virtually renovate the existing kitchen to their taste, allowing clients to dream big.
It is the constant challenging of status quo and championing customer experience that makes hockingstuart Victoria's most progressive and dynamic real estate network.
In 2019, we made our boldest move to date. We merged with leading boutique brand Belle Property; a strategic decision from both businesses to build on and combine the superior real estate services of two great Australian brands.
Founded on an alignment with the Belle lifestyle magazine, Belle Property is Australia’s leading boutique real estate network specialising in superior customer service and premium outcomes at any price level.
A combined network, with two distinct brands, Hockingstuart is now a part of not only a strong Victorian network of 39 offices across two brands, but a broader national network of more than 120 offices across the eastern seaboard of Australia.
The Hockingstuart brand continues to pride itself on challenging the status quo and championing customer experience, making it Victoria's most progressive and dynamic real estate network.
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Our vision is to be the most innovative brand in real estate, constantly finding new and better ways to service our customers. Helping us achieve this goal is a Head Office support team that works hand in glove with our network of offices.
It is a team of diverse specialists, combining their talents to guide our brand so that our directors, agents and property managers are free to focus on the needs of our customers. With over 20,000 properties under management and over 7,000 homes sold each year, our customers require total commitment.
Every Hockingstuart office is closely involved in supporting community organisations, sporting clubs and other worthwhile causes that help build, develop and sustain the communities in which we live and work.
Hockingstuart has a proud association with the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation since 2017 and enjoys participating in the annual Connor's Run event to raise much needed funds for brain cancer research.