Derek J Wallbridge
AREI, AAIC, FREIQ, Valuer
Executive Agent & Business Broker
Derek J Wallbridge, affectionately known to his clients & friends as “DJ”, has been involved in Real Estate virtually all of his business and professional life and holds Associate Diplomas from the Real Estate Institute of Australia (AREI) and the Australian Institute of Conveyancers (AAIC), is a Licensed Real Estate Agent, Licensed Conveyancer, Registered Valuer, Fellow of the REIQ, Accredited Business Broker and General Builder and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his clients and customers.
Based on the Gold Coast since 2001, Derek has taken the position of an Associate Agent and Business Broker with L J Hooker Surfers Paradise enabling him to provide the full range of services this office and the L J Hooker comprehensive network provides – Commercial & Residential Sales, Auctions and Management Services plus Business Broking. His passion is Best Practice marketing & development consultancy & to give world class service, knowledge and assistance to investors, developers & owners on a “one to one” basis, finding and assessing opportunities, overseeing marketing strategies, avoiding pitfalls and providing ongoing management with the client’s strategic goals in mind.
He has owned and run successful real estate businesses in South Australia, Victoria and Queensland and is no stranger to L J Hooker. Derek previously owned and ran L J Hooker Melbourne City and had Associate involvement with L J Hooker Port Douglas. In addition to the L J Hooker worldwide network & database, Derek maintains active client involvement, contacts and strategic alliances throughout the Gold Coast, SE Queensland and North Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
His additional industry involvement over the years has been with various state Real Estate Institutes and the Housing Industry Association (HIA) at board level plus involvement in Community Service including senior positions in Rotary International, the Surf Life Saving Association of Australia, various School and College Boards, Foundations, Parents Associations and Committees.