Meet the team

At National Property Buyers we firmly believe that having local experts on the ground is invaluable. That’s why we have agents that live and work in each key state of Australia supported by our head office in Melbourne:



Melbourne Team

Antony Bucello, National Property Buyers

Director, Victoria

Antony is married with 2 children and lives in Lower Templestowe, Victoria. Educated at Swinburne University, his sales and marketing career has spanned over 30 years in both the Financial Services and Property sectors. Having been involved in countless property purchases for his clients over the years, he is now a leading Melbourne Buyer Advocate.

“I treat every property purchase as if I was buying for myself”

Antony has a passion for property and has bought for both investors and home buyers all over Melbourne, ranging from $300,000 to multi-million dollar properties. He commenced with National Property Buyers in 2011 as State Manager.

His meticulous approach and sound negotiation skills ensures he leaves no stone unturned in his quest to purchase the right property at the right price. With his extensive knowledge, vast network of contacts and overall determination, he is able to achieve the best possible results for his clients.

Formerly an A grade squash player for Bulleen in the Victorian Club Championships, he now spends his spare time with his family and enjoys watching and helping his children play in their chosen sports and other activities. He is an overall sports enthusiast and loves the mighty Collingwood Magpies and Melbourne Victory Football Clubs.

Antony was a finalist in Your Investment Property Magazine ‘Top Buyer’s Agent  and ‘Property Investor Awards’ 2018 and a back to back finalist in REB ‘Buyer Agent of the Year’ 2018 and 2019. 

0418 131 950 or email me

Robert DiVita

Senior Property Consultant

Rob is a fully licensed real estate agent and a member of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria and holds CEA (REIV) credentials.

He began his real estate career in 1988 in property management, responsible for both residential and commercial/industrial property management. By 2000, Rob joined a boutique Estate Agency located on St Kilda Road as Operations Manager and Officer in Effective Control for a period of ten years. During that time, Rob was instrumental in structuring and developing the business operations and managed a rent roll in excess of 850 properties. As part of his brief, Rob was also responsible for building and managing a successful sales team himself transacting hundreds of sales in and around Melbourne.

“I get great satisfaction from buying properties for my clients by saving them time, money and stress!”

In 2011 Rob joined National Property Buyers as a Senior Property Consultant and brings a broad skill set to the National Property Buyers team. His professional demeanor and unsurpassed level of expertise has made him the consummate negotiator, successfully purchasing properties for his clients and assisting them achieve wealth creation through smart property investment and a strict buying criteria. Rob also assists many of his clients with selling their properties using the Vendor Advocacy service provided by NPB.

Rob is passionate about real estate and enjoys purchasing properties for investors, home owners and developers. He also has personal experience as an owner builder, having completed extensive renovations on his own home and numerous investment properties. Working through council planning processes, coordinating and overseeing trades and developing design concepts has given Rob a unique insight into maximizing the value of property that has proved invaluable to both his Buyer’s Advocacy and Vendor Advocacy clients.

Aside from real estate, Rob finds time to indulge in his favourite activities and sports including cycling, swimming, boxing and travelling.

0488 101 798 or email me

Senior Property Consultant / Licensed Estate Agent

Lisa Stafford has a combined 20 years’ experience in real estate and the building industry. She has gained extensive experience in all facets of real estate, encompassing sales, property management, customer service and administration.

As a fully licensed estate agent, as well as being a home owner and landlord herself, Lisa is well placed to offer advice that is based on a wealth of experience that few can offer.

“My goal is to provide a personalised, stress free service for all of my valued clients.”

Lisa is renowned by clients and colleagues alike for her professional approach and outstanding customer service skills. Bringing a perfect combination of energy, honesty and maturity to her role at National Property Buyers, clients can be assured of the best possible outcome, every time.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and three children water skiing on Lake Eildon, enjoying the great outdoors and living life to the fullest.

1300 500 555 or email me

Marketing Coordinator, Melbourne

Joanne Sinistaj has worked in education and marketing for over 18 years. She completed her Bachelor of Business Systems and commenced her career in large corporations implementing technology to support business needs. Joanne loves to communicate with people, and spent over 10 years in software education focusing on raising awareness, branding and teaching. She has international experience with considerable time spent living and working in London.

After having children, Joanne decided to focus her career on marketing and continuing to use technology to support marketing strategies. Joanne loves to keep abreast of the fast-changing technology landscape that is now digital marketing.

“Marketing is about engaging with our customers, starting a conversation, sharing our knowlege and focusing on how we can help them.”

Joanne believes that all processes should be continually improved and is a diligent worker and known for her strong work ethic. She is passionate about real estate and is a keen property investor herself.

Outside of work Joanne spends time with her family and golden retriever, Indy.

1300 500 555 or email me

Head of Digital (SEO)

Chris looks after the SEO (search engine optimisation), SEM and online reputation management for National Property Buyers. He is based in the Melbourne office.

“This role is a great fit for me as it combines two things I love – online marketing and Australian property”.

It is highly likely that you have arrived at this website because of something Chris has done to optimise or promote the site across the search engines and other social networks.

When he’s not working on improving the online presence of National Property Buyers or working on other online projects, you are likely to find Chris traveling or watching any amount of sport.

If you have any feedback, suggestions or questions about this website or other online properties of National Property Buyers feel free to contact Chris.

1300 500 555 or email me

Brisbane Team

Director, Queensland

Stephen is married and lives in a bayside suburb of Brisbane. Originally from Middlesborough in the north east of the UK, Stephen arrived on Australia’s shores in 1994. Stephen brings over 15 years of experience in residential property to National Property Buyers QLD, including residential property investment and small scale developments.

Initially starting his career in property as a Sales Cadet with Century 21-QLD, Stephen graduated to top of the class in his first six months in residential sales. His efforts and willingness to learn earned him the “Rookie of the Year” award with his local Century 21 office in SE QLD.

During his many years as a Property Buyer’s Agent, Stephen has assisted clients to grow their property portfolio with premium investment grade properties and profitable developments. He has been involved from a ground floor level and has successfully completed a number of two lot residential subdivisions and multi-unit site developments.

Another great skill-set that Stephen brings to NPB is his specific knowledge of the most appropriate method of adding value to a property. His expertise in negotiation ensures that the best outcome is achieved for his clients from the beginning.

Stephen’s track record of success, experience and positive attitude have earned him a great reputation from his many loyal clients. Whether they are purchasing a home to live in or an investment property, they have complete confidence in Stephen’s ability to deliver an outstanding result.

Stephen was also voted “Best Buyers Agent in QLD” by his clients in the Investors Choice Awards of 2015.

0488 501 170 or email me.

Senior Property Manager, Queensland

Tracey joins National Property Buyers with over a decade of experience in Property Management.

With a background as a Senior Property Manager, Tracey is able to guide you through the entire process of renting your home, including rental assessment, conducting a thorough application process and dedicated management of your investment. Her in depth knowledge of Residential Tenancies & Rooming & Accommodation Act 2008 and understanding of new and ongoing legislation changes within the Industry ensures landlords and tenants will have access to the very best advice.

Tracey maintains a consistent approach with her clients and is known for her high level of communication, which she sees as one of the key requirements of the position. She maintains a consistency of high standards from start to finish producing successful relationships with all clients and will make you feel comfortable in the knowledge that your most valuable asset is being managed in the best possible way.

07 3844 7376 or email me.

Office Manager, Buyers Agent/Licensed Estate Agent, Queensland

Irene brings over a decade of Real Estate experience as well as a background in architecture to her role as General Assistant to National Property Buyers Queensland.

Irene obtained a bachelor of Architecture and Master’s degree in Construction Management in Indonesia and then discovered that her real calling was in Real Estate. After securing a position as business development associate to the Ray White Indonesia Corporate Franchiser she assisted the owner to grow the franchise on a national basis to become the largest and most customer focused Real Estate Franchise in Indonesia.

After her early years in Brisbane in Real Estate sales with Ray White Irene is now applying all of her life skills to making National Property Buyers the leading Property Buyers Agency and property consultancy firm in Queensland. Irene’s abilities enables her to assist with the client property searching and assistant to the property manager.

A fully licensed agent, Irene remains passionate about property and is always excited when she finds a great property for one of NPB`s clients, so much so that she spends her down time coordinating and project managing renovations.

07 3844 7376 or email me.

Adelaide Team

Buyers Agent and Senior Property Manager, South Australia

Katherine Skinner began her career in property 15 years ago in Melbourne working in Property Research and Investment Management within a well-known Buyer Advocacy Firm.

Returning to her home town of Adelaide in 2009, Katherine quickly established a reputation as an exceptionally thorough and diligent practitioner, providing outstanding customer service coupled with a calm and positive attitude while working with some of Adelaide’s most highly regarded agencies.

Katherine joined National Property Buyers with a unique combination of experience as a Buyer’s Agent and in Investment Management, which complements her client base day after day. She has been able to provide exceptional guidance to her clients to find the best properties and expertise on achieving the best management results.
Katherine’s understanding of the different requirements of each stage of the property process ensures her clients have the confidence they are receiving the very best advice.

Katherine is extremely passionate about pairing clients with their perfect property. Whether that be high-performance investment properties which she can then oversee throughout management of the investment, or sourcing a forever home.
Named REISA Buyers Agent of the year 2018, REIA National Awards 2019 Finalist and is the current South Australia representative for REBAA.

0438 729 631 or email me.


Buyers Agent and Senior Property Manager, South Australia

A great work ethic, relatable nature, an ability to build client relationships and service their needs are all qualities Kate holds which puts her in fine stead for continuing her successful career in Property Management.

Having many years of Property Management experience behind her, in particular using her marketing and people skills in new business, Kate spent much of her career to date with one of Adelaide’s most highly regarded agencies. A great belief that real estate is as much about client relationships as the property itself, she loves finding the perfect match of tenant to landlord and home. Managing this process from listing and through the entire tenancy requires the attention to detail and communication skills that Kate possesses. Listening to the client and adapting their wants and needs in a proactive manner has left many Landlords and Tenants extremely satisfied with her service.

With an easy going, yet professional nature and a great understanding of each stage in the Property Management process, Kate is passionate about every client receiving the service they deserve.

0429 799 133 or email me.