Testimonials

I was having a terrible, stressful time with another real estate agent and after three months I had no confidence in the agent anymore, encouraged by friends, I changed agents. I approached Derek, who had sold me my house in the first place. What a difference! In the first week, he pulled in 9 groups […]

I was having a terrible, stressful time with another real estate agent and after three months I had no confidence in the agent anymore, encouraged by friends, I changed agents. I approached Derek, who had sold me my house in the first place.


What a difference! In the first week, he pulled in 9 groups and 2 cash, condition-free offers! Derek took all the pain and uncertainty out of selling my house. He clearly loves his job, devotes his full attention to it and believes in doing the best by his clients. His prompt action, attention to detail, responses to my questions, taking time to come and talk me through the difficulties, were all superb, in total contrast to the previous agent’s behaviour.


As I now needed to line up the purchase of another house to be settled on the same day as the sale of my house, I was under the gun again.


Derek went the extra mile and helped me determine the best buy in the area I was looking at, using the resources available to him. Not only that, he negotiated the price and checked out the paperwork for me.


If you’re looking for an agent to sell your house, I can thoroughly recommend Derek Sobkowiak.


 


 


M Roccisano

We had never sold a property before, so there were some parts of the selling process which we did not fully understand, however Andrew was always available to take our calls or drop around and clear up any concerns we had. During the selling of our house he proved himself to be very professional and […]

We had never sold a property before, so there were some parts of the selling process which we did not fully understand, however Andrew was always available to take our calls or drop around and clear up any concerns we had. During the selling of our house he proved himself to be very professional and completely committed to getting the best price possible; which he did. We were completely thrilled to get the top asking price for our home.


L. Hall

Your constant communication, support, professionalism and honesty really went a long way with us and made the journey as smooth as possible. Thank you for everything.

Your constant communication, support, professionalism and honesty really went a long way with us and made the journey as smooth as possible. Thank you for everything.


W & A Gunn

Frans sold my property un under a week with the sale price, more than I ever imagined. From the time I approached Frans about selling my home, I found him to be in constant touch whether it was by email, phone, in person or via text. Frans was brilliant, very professional & very reassuring.

Frans sold my property un under a week with the sale price, more than I ever imagined. From the time I approached Frans about selling my home, I found him to be in constant touch whether it was by email, phone, in person or via text. Frans was brilliant, very professional & very reassuring.


P. Num

Frans sold our family home of approx. 86 years within 2 weeks. He made a very emotional time for us so much easier.

Frans sold our family home of approx. 86 years within 2 weeks. He made a very emotional time for us so much easier.


S & J Thorpe

Frans instigates a great connection with his clients and his relentless perseverance to always make the clients happy makes him the number one salesperson. Frans sold our house in a very short time & negotiated the best price on our behalf. I have no doubt you will be exceptionally pleased if you engage his services.

Frans instigates a great connection with his clients and his relentless perseverance to always make the clients happy makes him the number one salesperson. Frans sold our house in a very short time & negotiated the best price on our behalf. I have no doubt you will be exceptionally pleased if you engage his services.


L.Lewis

Consistent follow up – Not once did I need to contact Derek, he was always on top of it!

Consistent follow up – Not once did I need to contact Derek, he was always on top of it!


A Burford

Derek’s communication skills were excellent and his commitment to regular dialogue exceeded my expectations. He was diligent at each stage of the sales process and responsive to any of our questions or issues. Most importantly he was personable.

Derek’s communication skills were excellent and his commitment to regular dialogue exceeded my expectations. He was diligent at each stage of the sales process and responsive to any of our questions or issues. Most importantly he was personable.


G Jackson

I cannot recommend Derek highly enough if you want someone that intends to go the extra mile every time it is Derek. He is reliable, trustworthy and an exceptionally hard worker that has the skills and knowledge that combine to make the winning sale every time.

I cannot recommend Derek highly enough if you want someone that intends to go the extra mile every time it is Derek. He is reliable, trustworthy and an exceptionally hard worker that has the skills and knowledge that combine to make the winning sale every time.


M Radocaj

Derek made us feel very comfortable about the entire transaction, kept us informed and showed a genuine interest in achieving our time frame.

Derek made us feel very comfortable about the entire transaction, kept us informed and showed a genuine interest in achieving our time frame.


Peter & Jill

Honest, knowledgeable and extremely helpful in all aspects of purchasing our vineyard property. Would definitely recommend and use Mike’s services again.

Honest, knowledgeable and extremely helpful in all aspects of purchasing our vineyard property. Would definitely recommend and use Mike’s services again.


David B

We would like to sincerely thank you for the incredible result you achieved for our family. Our house sold in just a matter of days with a price beyond our expectation. Your advice and detailed updates throughout the sales process was greatly appreciated. I would have no hesitation in recommending you and your team to […]

We would like to sincerely thank you for the incredible result you achieved for our family. Our house sold in just a matter of days with a price beyond our expectation. Your advice and detailed updates throughout the sales process was greatly appreciated. I would have no hesitation in recommending you and your team to others. Thank you!


D Willis

Jess & I were extremely pleased with the communication, honesty and advice that you gave us on the purchase of our first home. Thank you!

Jess & I were extremely pleased with the communication, honesty and advice that you gave us on the purchase of our first home. Thank you!


J & M Garret

A sincere thank you for the way you conducted the recent sale of our home. Your communication and professional manner was greatly appreciated. I would happily recommend your services to others

A sincere thank you for the way you conducted the recent sale of our home. Your communication and professional manner was greatly appreciated.


I would happily recommend your services to others


John & Jill B

Thank you for all the detailed information that you have provided, your advice & knowledge of the area has been invaluable to us buying from interstate. We would definitely recommend you to our friends and colleagues.

Thank you for all the detailed information that you have provided, your advice & knowledge of the area has been invaluable to us buying from interstate. We would definitely recommend you to our friends and colleagues.


Great price, quick settlement, great communication. Ros & Mike worked hard to obtain maximum purchase price with superior service. Thankyou.

Great price, quick settlement, great communication. Ros & Mike worked hard to obtain maximum purchase price with superior service. Thankyou.


J & W Purling

Thanks Neil, for the great effort you put into selling our property. Your hard work made it stress free for us. What a good result!

Thanks Neil, for the great effort you put into selling our property.


Your hard work made it stress free for us. What a good result!


K & M McCormack

The most helpful action by Ros was the continued effort to obtain the sale price that I wanted.

The most helpful action by Ros was the continued effort to obtain the sale price that I wanted.


J. Adcock

Ros is a real asset to Southgate Real Estate, who genuinely cares for her clients.

Ros is a real asset to Southgate Real Estate, who genuinely cares for her clients.


W & D Toop

Ros went above what I thought I could expect. She kept me informed at all times, made excellent suggestions to improve chances of sale and followed up enquiries diligently. I could not be happier with the way Ros Cross guided me through this process and with the outcome.

Ros went above what I thought I could expect. She kept me informed at all times, made excellent suggestions to improve chances of sale and followed up enquiries diligently. I could not be happier with the way Ros Cross guided me through this process and with the outcome.


B. Challis

Doug, we would like to express our appreciation for the excellent updates and service you have given us”

Doug, we would like to express our appreciation for the excellent updates and service you have given us”


J & N Dodsworth

“I wish to thankyou for everything you did with the sale of the property and the outstanding result you achieved regarding the sale price. Both of my properties have been sold by Southgate Real Estate in record time and at extremely good prices, and for that I am very grateful”

“I wish to thankyou for everything you did with the sale of the property and the outstanding result you achieved regarding the sale price. Both of my properties have been sold by Southgate Real Estate in record time and at extremely good prices, and for that I am very grateful”


M. Davies

“Doug made the sale a very stress free experience and we would like to commend him for his professionalism. Thankyou and we would recommend others to you!”

“Doug made the sale a very stress free experience and we would like to commend him for his professionalism. Thankyou and we would recommend others to you!”


M & A Seeliger

I wish to thank Derek for his success in selling my home for me. The end result was far better than I ever expected.

“I wish to thank Derek for his success in selling my home for me. The end result was far better than I ever expected. His tireless effort in getting the best result for me did not go unnoticed. Derek was very honest and professional from the very first interview. At all times I felt relaxed and in capable hands. He kept me well informed of each step throughout the whole process. I have no hesitation in recommending Derek to anyone wishing to sell or buy a home from him. I thank him and wish him well for the future”


D. Maclean

“When we met Derek we instantly felt comfortable with him and signed him as our agent that day. Throughout the selling process, which was only 3 weeks he constantly touched base with us so we always knew what was happening. W e would definitely use him again and recommend him to anyone wanting to sell […]

“When we met Derek we instantly felt comfortable with him and signed him as our agent that day. Throughout the selling process, which was only 3 weeks he constantly touched base with us so we always knew what was happening. W e would definitely use him again and recommend him to anyone wanting to sell their property”


Rebecca & Adam

Derek has proven to be an excellent negotiator and dealmaker in setting up the sale of my property. Any obstacles or difficulties were handled with finesse and Derek demonstrated great attention to detail in presentation and follow up. The outcome of the sale was everything I could have hoped for”

Derek has proven to be an excellent negotiator and dealmaker in setting up the sale of my property. Any obstacles or difficulties were handled with finesse and Derek demonstrated great attention to detail in presentation and follow up. The outcome of the sale was everything I could have hoped for”


L. Vanderfluit

“We have worked with Real Estate Agents in the past but Derek’s sales skills and ethics are incomparable to anyone else we have encountered. Derek has always been friendly, caring and most importantly the service he has provided has been first class. His communication skills are exceptional and he always went out of his way […]

“We have worked with Real Estate Agents in the past but Derek’s sales skills and ethics are incomparable to anyone else we have encountered.

Derek has always been friendly, caring and most importantly the service he has provided has been first class. His communication skills are exceptional and he always went out of his way to treat us as valued customers. He showed total dedication and commitment to his job and he always kept his enthusiasm and energy levels high. He truly is a credit to Southgate Real Estate”


B. Atkinson

“I am writing to give Derek my highest recommendation. Derek possesses all the attributes that one should look for in a Real Estate agent. This was evident from our very first meeting. Most Real Estate agents will make any sort of commitment to get your signature on their agency agreement. The difference between Derek and […]

“I am writing to give Derek my highest recommendation. Derek possesses all the attributes that one should look for in a Real Estate agent. This was evident from our very first meeting.

Most Real Estate agents will make any sort of commitment to get your signature on their agency agreement. The difference between Derek and other agents – he fulfilled those commitments. His actions achieved definitive results. For example, his database of ready buyers was utilised in a private, pre-release viewing. A great strategy resulting in our house being sold in just 3 days and at the price we wanted! We wanted a quick sale and Derek did not disappoint. He demonstrated great negotiation skills and we could not have been happier.

Derek is a true professional acting at all times with honesty and integrity. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Derek Sobkowiak to any person who is looking to sell their home


G. Jackson

It is my pleasure to recommend Derek Sobkowiak as the most skilled and dedicated real estate agent I have dealt with in years of buying and selling properties and can honestly say he is the best in Adelaide! I first got quotes from other companies as they were viewed as the “professionals” they promised quick […]

It is my pleasure to recommend Derek Sobkowiak as the most skilled and dedicated real estate agent I have dealt with in years of buying and selling properties and can honestly say he is the best in Adelaide!

I first got quotes from other companies as they were viewed as the “professionals” they promised quick sale results at the highest price which I got neither of. I had a very hard time selling my property and was a complete waste of time and money.

I met Derek through a friend referral and was impressed with his level of presentation, professional advice and sales outcome of previous properties. I chose Derek to market and sell my house at Hackham West. I implemented his suggestions as immediately he recognised the concerns on selling our home and drove the process of getting it sold. It was that time of the year where not much was selling however Derek always said – don’t worry you’re in the right hands – sure enough he interested the buyers and got the property sold above asking price.

In summary, I cannot recommend Derek highly enough if you want someone that intends to go the extra mile every time it is Derek he is reliable, trustworthy and exceptionally hard worker that has the skills and knowledge that combine to make the winning sale every time.


M. Radocaj

I would just like to express my thanks to Andrew Milne for selling our home at Seaford. After living in our home for 30 years, the thought of selling was quite daunting to say the least, however with Andrew in charge of the whole situation we felt at ease. I had met Andrew about 18 […]

I would just like to express my thanks to Andrew Milne for selling our home at Seaford. After living in our home for 30 years, the thought of selling was quite daunting to say the least, however with Andrew in charge of the whole situation we felt at ease.


I had met Andrew about 18 months earlier when I was in the front yard gardening and Andrew walked by doing some promotional work. I took an instant liking to him; he was easy to talk to and he seemed like a no nonsense easy going sort of guy. We kept in touch by email over the next few months after I told him that I was interested in finding a block of land around the Seaford area and he went out of his way to help me attain information on a certain block of land that I liked. So when the time came to put our house on the market there was no question what real estate agent we would use. Andrew had proved himself to be keen and reliable.


We had never sold a property before, so there were some parts of the selling process which we did not fully understand, however Andrew was always available to take our calls or drop around and clear up any concerns we had. During the selling of our house he proved himself to be very professional and completely committed to getting the best price possible; which he did. We were completely thrilled to get the top asking price for our home.


I f anyone was thinking of selling their property I would recommend Andrew Milne without hesitation, he had made the selling of or home run as smoothly as you could possible get; free from any fuss and problems. Thanks Andrew from Grace and myself, and all the very best for the future.


- L. Hall