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David Highland

Managing Director

The third-generation real estate agent with over 21 years of experience has earned a reputation for playing at the top of his game, and was awarded 6th in top 100 agents across the country by Real Estate Business in 2019. In the past 12 months, David has personally sold more than $250m worth of property.

A Sutherland Shire local, David founded Highland Property Agents in 2007. He has grown the business from six staff to a team of more than 100 people. As Managing Director, David inspires his team to provide a personalised real estate experience for clients. Every week, he oversees staff health and fitness programmes to bring the team closer together and cultivate a company culture of trust, reliability, and resilience. His charismatic leadership has set Highland Property Agents as the clear leader of the Sutherland Shire real estate industry.

  • REB Winner Principal of the Year - Metropolitan 2019 - David Highland
  • REB Top 5 Sales Office Australia - 2019
  • REINSW Winner Real Estate Agency – Large 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • REB Top 6 in 2019
  • REINSW Winner Residential Salesperson of the Year 2018
  • REB Top 7 in 2018
  • REB Top 9 in 2017
  • Rate My Agent 2017 Agency of the Year in Cronulla, Woolooware, Caringbah South, Gymea & Kirrawee


David and his team provided an exceptional level of service and knowledge accompanied with unparalleled professionalism in securing a record breaking sale of our apartment. I would recommend David Highland to anyone who asked.

Allen Sammut
3/18 Coast Avenue Cronulla

Working with David Highland to sell my property was not only easy but also filled me with confidence to know he genuinely had my best interests managed. He is an excellent communicator backed by deep market knowledge. His ability to understand and focus on the key points for both buyers and sellers is not found elsewhere. You can be assured of great results when working with David Highland.

David Agostinis
375a Woolooware Rd Burraneer

David Highland and his team are the pre-eminent Real Estate Group in Cronulla. They have an intricate knowledge of the Shire property market and handle all aspects of negotiation and sale in a truly professional manner. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone looking to purchase or sell property in the Shire. Their reputation precedes them which is one reason that their Property Group seems to list the majority of sellable properties in the area.

John Taplin
18/22 Ozone St Cronulla

I would recommend anyone considering selling their property to contact Highland Property Group. What was spoken about during my first meeting with David, Laura McKay and Jaymie Kelly they delivered on. Not just a sale but all aspects that supports the sale - pre, during and post. The systems in place gave me confidence I was getting the best opportunity to sell my property and I was able to make the best decision for me when required.

Peta Kirby
91 Attunga Rd Yowie Bay

In recent years I doubt that there has been a bigger skeptic or critic on the business practices of real estate agents than me . My recent experience with not only Dave Highland , but all the people at Highland Property Group that I dealt with during a frenzied seven days , has changed my view.

I was not even in the market for a new home , however somewhere in their database , they knew that my wife liked a particular street and they sent me an email noting this and advising that a particular place in that street was coming onto the market within a week. They also attached a link with many photos. My wife went and had a look the following day , loved the property , we agreed on a price that night and exchanged the next day.
That then left me with having purchased a waterfront and having a waterfront I then needed to sell. Dave and his team came to my house the next day and valued it at a range we were happy with and which was actually more than we anticipated. Obviously we wanted as much as possible but needed to be realistic to achieve a quick sale given I had already exchanged on a purchase.They took photos and prepared a link and sent that out to their database on the Thursday advising of a "soft opening " restricted to their database , on the Saturday. 15 groups turned up , 3 contracts issued on the Monday with 2 making appointments to exchange on the Wednesday at a figure at the top of the range. We exchanged on the Wednesday .

I could not be anything but extremely impressed with the professionalism of Dave and his entire team. What stood out is that whilst there is an obvious balancing act , their primary obligation was always to the vendor to achieve the best price and make the who process not only exciting but also easy.

I learnt through this process ( which involved 2 properties worth more than a combined $ 10M ), that Dave is a person of his word who earned my complete trust . He has my highest recommendation and I would have no hesitation using him in the future.

Michael Corey Lee
2A Irwine Rd Caringbah South

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