Established 1998

Properties purchased by The Advocates

Helping you find your ideal home or investment

Since 1998 we have been sourcing private homes and investment properties throughout Melbourne, The Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. Our sole purpose is to source and secure your ideal property for the lowest possible price, in the shortest time and on the most favourable terms.

What we do for you

  • Source properties on and off the market
  • Recommend the latest hot spots
  • Provide comprehensive research
  • Discuss the most suitable investment for you
  • Bid at auctions and negotiate on private sales
  • Organise an appropriate property manager if needed
  • Have contracts checked by a legal practitioner
  • Arrange building inspections when necessary

Over our 20 years of business The Advocates has built an enviable reputation for providing outstanding service to property buyers, saving you time, money and exertion.

Trustworthy and dependable

As Melbourne’s most respected property buyer’s advocates, the majority of our business is derived from referred and past clients. Over the past 20 years we have established a trusted relationship with the various agents who provide us with information on properties before they reach the marketplace, and also on properties never to be released to the general market. We are members of the REIV. The Advocates is committed to an exceptionally high standard of practice and a code of ethics that well exceeds the minimum legal requirements.


I have found him to be always diligent, careful, thorough and a shrewd assessor of the property market. His service is reliable, on time and reasonably priced.
- Tony Stewart

He talked us out of purchasing an inappropriate house and encouraged us to continue with the search and restored our belief that the type of house we were looking for did exist.
- Katrina Jordan

We strongly believe Michael’s expert knowledge of the real estate market, and his professional relationships with other agents gave us the leading edge in securing our house.
- Lisa Dowd

We were spinning in property circles before we engaged Tony – we had been searching for months, changing our strategy a few times along the way without success. As soon as we engaged Tony, we were back on the right track. He helped us clarify our strategy and refocus on what was important to us. - Nicki Van Veen

We would say that in our circumstance, a buyer's agent was essential. Michael was patient, good-humoured, understanding and knowledgeable. We are greatly indebted to him and his company.
- David and Jenny Happell

The Advocates were outstanding! The level of service and attention to detail was first class. Tony and Steve really took the time to listen to our needs and as a result were able to present high-class properties that we were interested in to us from day one.
- David and Tanya Fitzgerald

We have now had Michael work for us as both a buyer's and seller's agent, and have no hesitation in recommending him in either capacity. We will certainly use him again should we ever decide to purchase in Melbourne or nearby.
- Jim and Di McDonald

My wife and I recently purchased our first investment property using the services of The Advocates. Our experience was a completely positive one and I would recommend them to anyone of any age or any budget without reservation.
- Andre and Michelle

We are busy running a small business and we had a challenge of being able to focus on property. It was hard in a volatile market to understand values and prices in various suburbs. We are thrilled with the outcome and enjoyed working with you guys.
- Lisa and Colin McInnes-Smith

Your service was very professional and well presented on the day of the auction. We were new to the auction game so figured you would have all the tricks to secure the property for us.
- Stuart Hickman

Tony and Steve were invaluable in helping me to find the perfect property. We faced many unexpected challenges, but Tony and Steve remained optimistic, diligent and professional.
- Jess Forrest

We are certain that is was your knowledge and industry contacts that enabled us to buy the property before it came on the market – one of the many advantages of using a buyer’s advocate.
- Martin Fry