Nicholas brings over a decade of real estate experience to his role as Director & Licensee of Aspire Advocates, working previously as both a successful selling agent and a marketing and development manager.
His exceptional skills as a negotiator have led to his involvement in over $150 million in transactions within a single 12-month period, and his inclusion as a speaker for the prestigious Senior Executive MBA program at the Melbourne Business School.
Nicholas’s extensive networks and excellent relationships with selling agents across Melbourne, along with his systematic and intelligent approach to real estate make him a powerful advocate for prestige property buyers.
When not finalising a negotiation, you can find Nicholas spending time with his young family including daughter Alaska, son Emerson, wife Jayde and dog Remington – likely on the Victorian ski slopes or trying out the latest in technology.
John began his career in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) where he developed a strong sense of integrity, then went on to complete a double degree in Law and Arts and further post-graduate diploma. After several successful years in legal practice John decided that his passion for helping clients lay outside the legal realm. John entered the real estate industry initially as a real estate sales agent, and then made the move to become a buyer advocate with Aspire Advocates.
John has found his calling in the role as a buyer advocate putting his focus on representing his clients with the biggest purchase decision of their lives. John leverages all his training and skills as a lawyer and now a buyer advocate to ensure his clients receive the best representation. John focuses on listening to his clients to ensure that when working together he is able to achieve the best possible outcome. John views his role as a buyer advocate as a lifelong advisor that can be relied on whenever needed.
When not searching for the next off market property John can be found with his wife at the local coffee shop or walking with his Rottweiler Mars while listening to a podcast on property investing.
Charlie grew up on a cattle farm in North East Victoria, this upbringing has instilled a strong work ethic and a positive attitude with everything he approaches. Having been involved in construction and property from his early 20’s he brings over 10 years experience negotiating and working with a vast array of individuals and companies.
Charlie has worked alongside property developers as a site acquisitions specialist for infill land subdivisions, townhouse projects and custom built homes. Charlie is an expert in helping clients find and negotiate successful purchases of their dream home or quality investment. He approaches every purchase as if it were his own.
In his spare time you will find him taking a cold plunge or sauna, cooking a healthy new recipe or reading up on all the latest bio-hacks on human performance and psychology.
Emma is armed with an array of skills; pairing her marketing and digital knowledge with a keen interest in real estate, and the aspects of living that different regions of Victoria can offer.
Alongside studying Commerce at Melbourne University, majoring in Marketing and Finance, Emma has worked in the background at Aspire for many years. She has the perfect pairing of razor sharp media knowledge and insight to what trends drive the industry as a whole.
Supporting all facets of Aspire’s branding and strength in the industry, Emma is a truly valued team member. She is both the face behind many of our communications you receive and a master of first impressions. Emma is often the first face you see upon entering our building as well as a voice behind many of the interactions you have with us, so be sure to say hello!
Outside of work Emma spends time with family and friends, at the beach or trying new restaurants, and takes every opportunity to travel.
Jayde’s real estate pedigree is exemplary: she accomplished an extremely successful 5 year career in real estate sales, where she was the highest performing agent in her suburb, and moved to become an account manager with a major online real estate directory.
As the wife of company director Nicholas Morrison, Jayde has been actively involved in all aspects of the creation and growth of Aspire Advocates.
Jayde uses her wealth of real estate experience and industry nous to assist the executive team and ensure the highest level of client satisfaction.