We are a team that is passionate about property. We live and breath it.
Arash Jafari is a professional real estate agent and passionate founder of Elite AJ Buyer’s Advocate.
Having worked in the real estate industry since the age of 21, he has gained vast knowledge of the market trends that enables him to offer guidance and solutions to buyers. But still, he seeks more knowledge and education to keep him up-to-date with the latest real estate legislation and practices. He has the knowledge to provide buyers with a competitive edge and make the buying process stress-free, memorable, and easy. Arash is a licensed estate agent in Victoria and New South Wales, a member of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) and is a Qualified Property Investment Advisor (QPIA).
Having been in the industry for a long time and studied its dynamics, he is able to offer insight on when best to buy and how to obtain maximum profitability. He is a strong negotiator and auction bidder who ensures every client receives all essential information, understands what it means for their goals, then seeks to work alongside them to seal the best deal on their behalf. In recognition of his exemplary work, he has been involved in over 200 sales negotiations and over 400 auctions. Prior to starting Elite AJ Buyer’s Advocate, Arash was a director of his own company overseas, and a sales agent in Australia. These experiences have equipped him with communication, management, marketing, and interpersonal skills that are contributing to his success in the industry. Being a member of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia and Real Estate Buyers Agent’s Association of Australia, he is exposed to resources and has built a network with the best sales agents, advisers and buyer’s agents. He is a caring agent who will tailor his services to your needs, makes your goals his priority, and turns your homeownership or investment dreams into reality.
Arash is a coffee enthusiast who loves trying out local coffee shops, staying fit, and number crunching during his spare time. His fluency in both English and Farsi enables him to provide a common understanding among clients.
To Tara Schmitt, a qualified Real Estate Professional with the heart for serving others, educating clients is at the core of her diligent service. Tara strongly believes that knowledge is power and is committed to sharing her market insights as well as leveraging her industry knowledge to help people achieve their property goals through making informed decisions. Whether looking to buy that first home or investment property, or are after building your investment portfolio, she is determined to guide you through the nuances of each process with the aim of striking successful deals. Being a part of each journey truly excites her as it enables her to share in her clients’ joy and fulfillment as they seek to realise their desired outcomes. Tara’s distinctive trait is to find creative property solutions that others would often miss.
Having always had a keen interest in real estate, Tara was able to purchase her first investment property at the age of 24 and has never looked back since. This prompted her decision to transition into the industry where she utilises her own experience, coupled with the exposure obtained from working with diverse clients, to empower others to get into the property market and reap its benefits. Furthermore, Tara’s educational background with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce as well as Finance and Mortgage Broking certifications has elevated her skillset. She is able to understand loan types and structures, and other finance topics in addition to knowing the intricacies of the purchasing process. This in turn gives her ever-growing client base an edge in the current dynamic market.
Tara relentlessly advocates for her clients, putting their needs first above all else. Not only are her listening skills strong, her timeliness and communication skills are unmatched as she remains in constant contact at all times to clear up any doubts, prevent any headaches, and resolve any difficulties. Tara focuses on surpassing client expectations through her personal approach that entails getting to the bottom of the matter and strategically laying out a plan that will result in seamless transactions.
Outside of real estate, you will find Tara exercising, sampling the best coffee from the local area, or going out for brunch.