Meet the Team Biggin & Scott Dandenong
Here you will meet the team at Biggin & Scott Dandenong, Sales and Property Management.
After 20 years the Dandenong area, the Kitney family, along with Andrew Ward, decided to re brand, to create Biggin & Scott Dandenong. This most exciting new venture will see the same family values and outstanding service. This has been so well received in the area for a number of years by Colin Kitney and his family through their residential management business.
Service, communication and the right advice will be key elements to Biggin and Scott Dandenong. Experience of Colin with over 40 years in real estate and Andrew with 8 years. Both purchasers and vendors will get a genuine personalised service for the area. Always endeavoring to live and work through a motto of ‘Being who we said we will be’. This sincere care and understanding of people’s needs is paramount in the everyday dealings with people. We take pride in our empathy, integrity and professionalism. Wee have compassion and understanding of every situation.
You can always rely on the service of Biggin and Scott Dandenong because we know people.
For all your real estate needs including; property management, investing, selling & purchasing, Colin & Andrew would be pleased to hear from you.
Colin Kitney – Director of Sales & Property Management
Colin Kitney Director of the Dandenong office has met in excess of over 40 years Real Estate experience in the Dandenong Area. His emphasis is to maintain a strong customer service. Colin endeavors to listen to what the clients need are and to ensure that they are meet. He believes that the reason for the length of time in the business is that his past clients have always found him to be helpful and friendly. He always is able to give reliable and honest advice. Being the Director, Colin believes the secret to his success is that he still works in the field listing and selling homes for his clients. The 40+ years experience gives Colin great knowledge of Property Management and Sales.
“At Biggin & Scott our objective is to become the most recognised Real Estate Agency. Not through size, but by reputation for outstanding marketing, unsurpassed quality and dedication to service.”
Biggin & Scott Dandenong is a family owned and operated business. Colin is proud to work with his family, married to Carolyn and father to Steven and Natalie. In his spare time Colin is a keen traveler who enjoys gardening, playing golf and fishing.
Andrew Ward – Director of Sales
Sales Director of Biggin & Scott Dandenong. Originally Andrew established a successful career in education, both locally and internationally. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Education and a Post Graduate Degree in Computing. Andrew decided to embark on a new career in real estate and has never looked back. A dual award winner at the Australasian Real Estate Results awards. Andrew has quickly established himself as an excellent negotiator and trusted advocate for any vendor. The link between Andrew’s broad people skills and selling property is ideally suited.
Andrew takes great pleasure in helping people realise their real estate dreams. He always aims to provide such outstanding service and results. Every client of Andrews becomes a client for life. A dedicated family man, Andrew loves spending time with his wife Judy and their 2 adult children Cameron and Emily. Outside of work he enjoys keeping fit by running, swimming, going to the gym. He also enjoys the occasional fishing venture and is a keen supporter of the Port Adelaide Football Club.
Property Management Department
Steve Kitney – Department Manager
With a dedicated career of customer service excellence Steve has been with the office since July 2005. Steve prides himself on his knowledge of Property Management and Rentals. His knowledge is specific to the Residential Tenancy Law. Steve’s highest ability is to handle difficult situations and complex clients with ease. Steve holds high standards in the principles of personal service and prompt attention to problems. He believes that the reason for the incredible growth of the portfolio is word of mouth and being professional.
A regular attendee of REIV Property Management Courses and Seminars. Steve has both the experience and professional training required to effectively manage your property. Steve enjoys playing cricket, going to the cinema and to the beach in his spare time.
Amelia Xia – Property Manager
Amelia relocated from Shanghai to Melbourne in 2016. She brings over a decade of property management and rental experience in China. Amelia is proven to have professional knowledge as well as good communication skills. She is our only Chinese Property Manager and fluent in Chinese Mandarin and English. Amelia used to work as property valuer and investment analyst at CBRE, DTZ Cushman & Wakefield. She also was a top investor Ping An Group in Shanghai. Being a well-organised, reliable, diligent person Amelia is ready to help both local and overseas investors. In her spare time, she has a passion for art and loves photography and drawing.
Carolyn Kitney – Office Manager
Carolyn is wife to Colin (Director) and mother to Steven and Natalie. As office manager is a key member of the Biggin & Scott Dandenong team. She has over 35 years of experience in the property management and rental real estate field. Carolyn’s responsibilities are to manage all the requirements of running the daily tasks, staff and administration of our busy real estate office.
In her spare time Carolyn enjoys visiting her holiday house with Colin. She also loves looking after their dog Molly and cheering on Collingwood Football Club.
Sharni Weeks – Reception & Leasing Officer
Customer Service Manager at Biggin & Scott Dandenong. Sharni works alongside the Property Management & Sales teams to oversee every facet of the business. She always ensures that you are receiving the very best service. Sharni joined the Company 5 years ago. She is a highly motivated person who aims to provide all of our clients with the best experience.
She is passionate about gaining as much knowledge in the Real estate industry. This is in order to provide the best service to her clients. Sharni enjoys all the challenges of reception and Real Estate in general. She believes being organised, efficient and friendly is imperative for this work.
Amitha Kitney – Office Administration
Born in Sri Lanka, Amitha speaks fluent Sinhalese. Amitha is able to assist clients of the property management and rental department in another language. Amitha is always bright and cheerful. Her dedication and care in her work is reflected in her contact with clients.
As Rental Administrator Amitha works behind the scenes for our clients ensuring that deadlines are fulfilled and expectations met. Her role also requires her to assist in the accounts department, ensuring that our client’s statements and accounts are correct and our clients kept informed. Amitha likes nature walks, going to temple, spending time with her family and reading in her spare time.
Natalie Kitney – Business & Website Development
Natalie began her Real Estate career as Receptionist back in 2006. Following in her father’s footsteps Natalie successfully completed her Agents Representative Certificate. Showing her determination to succeed within the industry she also achieved her full License in Real Estate (Certificate IV in Property Services). A member of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria supporting ethical standards within our industry.
Determined to learn every aspect of the business Natalie has moved into Business and website development for Biggin & Scott, Dandenong. In fact she played a large role in designing, coding and producing this website! With all her combined experience of sales, rentals, business and website development she has an all round excellent knowledge of the Real Estate Industry.
After successfully completing her VCE Natalie commenced tertiary studies at the ACU & Australian Institute of Fitness. She holds a Bachelor of Psychology and Certificate III and IV in Fitness. In her spare time you will find Natalie in the gym, she is dedicated to living a life of health and fitness.
Thank you for meeting the team at Biggin & Scott Dandenong. We look forward to helping you with selling, buying or renting out your property.