David is the Managing Director of First National Palm Beach and First National The Pines at Elanora in Queensland. David Hamilton and his wife Dorothy operate First National Palm Beach, First National The Pines and also have an interest in First National Burleigh.
David Hamilton became a licensed real estate agent in 1986 and joined First National in 1997.
David has always been passionate about staff personal development and systems to improve real estate office practice.
In that role, David was a member of the 2004 Steering Committee for the First National South East Queensland professional development scheme SEQA which provides training and career development for Sales Consultants, Property Managers and Administration staff. He continues to provide input on course content and trainers.
From 2005 to 2011 David was a Director of First National Real Estate one of the largest Australian real estate groups, from 2009 to 2011 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors. Before that he served as Technology Director and was appointed Vice Chairman and Finance Director between 2007 and 2009.
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On first glance you could think that by curbing investor demand you could suddenly make first homes more affordable. read more
The Gold Coast has become a big place with a population 600,000 people and predictions that 10 years we could have 800,000. read more
Easing up on lending restrictions and market direction. read more
A funny thing, but for borrowers a very good thing, happened last week in the Federal Court of all places. read more
Whether you are buying or selling don't wait too long. Forces are at work in this market that should lead to a quick recovery in buyer interest and, if stock levels remain tight to increased prices. read more
I've always seen renting property in that way, a bit like a knife fight or cage fighting compared to selling which is often drawn out. read more
Watch this video to find out how First National Palm Beach became an environmentally friendly office. read more
The expression Credit Squeeze is popping up more commonly. Every Credit Squeeze I have experienced has been a policy decision triggered by deliberately engineered interest rate hikes. read more
Rental enquiries for the month of December 2018 at 1182 were 50% higher than December 2017 but the number of enquiries we’ve been fielding through January 2019 are just extraordinary. read more
Property Management KPIs for December 2018 presented by Dot Hamilton, BDM and Director of Property Management. read more