Company Profile

"Your First Choice for Buying and Selling your home"

A Local Perspective...

First National Caloundra was established in 2011 by long-term Caloundra resident, award-winning agent Michael Kettle; who together with his team, bring in excess of 40 years real estate experience across the full suite of services from property management through to residential sales, commercial sales and leasing.

Michael and his team are passionate about the local community – its past, its present, and its future; as residents of the area they know first-hand the lifestyle benefits Caloundra and surrounds offers, as well as seeking investment opportunities to assist their clients to grow their wealth through property.

Using the efficient processes and extensive resources of one of Australia’s leading real estate groups, First National; the team are well equipped to professionally market, manage, and achieve the optimum outcome for your property. 

Undertaking continual training and professional development, the team have the knowledge, experience, and skills, to ensure they stay at the very top of their game; Principal Michael is an exceptional negotiator who has consistently secured outstanding results for his sellers, across all market conditions.  Client focus is our focus; always.

First National is all about people and their community; First National Caloundra is all about you, your property, and this stunning coastal community we know as Caloundra.  From Golden Beach to Currimundi we have Caloundra covered, and we are committed to help you achieve your property goals. 

In 2012 the team at First National Caloundra received "Property Management Team of the Year in Australia" award and was awarded "Property Management Team of the Year in Queensland" in 2013.

We have developed the region’s best local database of clients who have expressed interest in  properties in the area as well as servicing clients as far as Ipswich in Queensland. We are also at the cutting-edge of real estate marketing and sales strategy as we continue to expand the company on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.

First National is all about its people and its community.

Above all else, we live, work and play Caloundra because we know our area, love our people, embrace the coastal lifestyle and are activiely involved in local events, initiatives, local community groups and charities that help shape our region.

Talk to us today about your property needs…let’s have a conversation!

Our office has a very homely feel - so any questions you have feel free to drop in! 

We look forward to sharing our knowledge and experience with you.

On A Global Scale...

First National was established in 1981 and has over 400 offices in Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Behind the well known logo is a highly professional organisation that provides vital information for buyers and sellers.

  • National website that allows buyers to find properties in their area of interest.

  • FREE Home buyers and Home Sellers booklets that help you understand and get the best result from the buying or selling process.

  • Regular research reports and newsletters that give you important information on the current property market.

  • Access to Twitter with up-to-the-minute real estate news.

  • Comprehensive market forecasts by State.

Michael Kettle – The Man You Can Trust

Michael Kettle has been a dedicated real estate professional for 28 years and his sales achievements exceed well over $300 million. As a well-known, respected agent in the Caloundra area, his expertise is being married to the First National brand. Michael Kettle is the dealer principal for the Caloundra office, which operates under these guidelines:

  •     To achieve the best financial outcome for clients.

  •     To develop highly-effective, personalised marketing plans for each property

  •     To build relationships with his clients based on respect and trust.

  •     To make the potentially stressful real estate journey an enjoyable experience

Meet the CaloundraTeam

A carefully selected Team of specialists support the strategies initiated by Michael.

  • Property Manager Jenni Bills is your one stop contact for rentals in Caloundra and surrounding areas, managing all clients who are currently leasing or in the process of moving. Jenni is also your first port of call for any leasing enquiries, prospective tenants enquires and viewings through to processing and approving applications.

  • Sales & Leasing Specialist Geordi Hunt assists the Principal and Property Manager with their tasks, as well as liaising with clients, creating marketing material, contract and lease administration, conducting open for inspections, and more…his skill-base has grown exponentially since he commenced, and he has an energy and enthusiasm that will ensure success. Watch this space!
  • Other Specialist contractors with established expertise: auctioneer, professional copywriter, marketing consultant, photographer, IT consultant.

Connecting with the Community

Michael is an active member of the community, having lived with his wife and 3 children in Caloundra for 28 years. A keen cyclist, he and his wife have also been involved with:

  •     Coaching a Caloundra Lighthouse junior rugby team and umpiring.

  •     Coaching assistant to Matthew Flinders College team.

  •     Coaching a Caloundra junior cricket team.

  •     Fundraising and charity events.

In a sentence...

First National Real Estate Caloundra will deliver your property objectives, headed by a dedicated real estate team. We put you first!