Michelle Bibby ’s focus is on providing an optimum, highly personalised service to her clients in residential property sales, where dedication to quality of service and adding value for clients takes priority. All aspects of the sale are dealt with a hands on approach, where personal service extends from advising and assisting with the presentation of homes for sale, strategic and effective marketing strategies and a thorough negotiation process to settlement and beyond. Michelle prefers to provide an exceptional service to her clients through a clear strategy of quality of service before quantity of listings and volumes of sales.
With a genuine passion for real estate, the development of loyal longstanding relationships is fundamental to Michelle’s success. Michelle strives to ensure that her clients achieve their goals and outcomes within the timeframe that best suits them. Navigating through the property transaction process can be stressful. Michelle Bibby understands that developing trust and loyalty is an important part of the process in achieving successful results and with a positive and intelligent approach to the marketing of each property she achieves the best outcome possible for her clients.
Born and educated in the UK, Michelle Bibby has owned and operated business and property in Perth and internationally for the past 25 years. Relocating from Hong Kong over 15 years ago with her family, she built the family home in Dalkeith and has continued to invest in property ever since. With over 30 years’ experience in the property and investment management business, including the management of residential construction projects in Asia, UK and Australia, Michelle Bibby has a depth of experience in the residential property market having owned and operated a real estate sales agency in the UK at one stage.
Michelle Bibby enjoys a balanced life adding value where she can and has been actively involved in a number of charity organisations for the benefit of the local community and internationally. Michelle Bibby was particularly instrumental in the founding 12 years ago of the Rafiki projects and their fundraising initiatives, which have included regular medical missions with Plastic Surgeons and their teams to East Africa from Western Australia. Michelle continues her involvement with the group which has since grown to encompass partnerships with local schools, installation of water wells, support for orphanages, donation of medical equipment programs and more recently strategic training programs for local doctors to ensure sustainability of the project.
Founded by William Porteous, the brand has established itself as one of Perth’s leading Real Estate agencies, servicing the premium sector of the market throughout Perth and the broader national and international markets as well as all areas in the Perth Metropolitan. The select team of experienced professionals share a common work ethic and client-focused values, where commitment to the pursuit of excellence is the overriding objective. Today’s modern technology has provided tools for Real Estate to be conducted at a frenetic pace, however the personal relationship and synergy between agent and client remains fundamental to successful transactions within the company.
Porteous has demonstrated success in marketing high- end properties, both in Australia and overseas with results ranging from $500,000 to $50+ million. Many of the transactions handled by the company are completed with little or no public attention – something their clients often prefer. Clients include some of the key people within the powerhouse Asian markets, particularly those families in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur. These relationships have been built up over some thirty years of conducting business at an elite level. With language skills in Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, French and Portugese the team work closely with non-English speakers and key immigration agencies to help foreign investors achieve their property investment goals.