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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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
Property Management KPIs for November 2018 presented by Dot Hamilton, BDM and Sonya Scott, PM Team Leader. read more
There are a number of changes to the property rules this year but the ones with most immediate day to day effect are around... read more
In the past 12 months in southern markets median house prices have dropped about 4%. read more
Property Management KPIs for September 2018 presented by Dorothy Hamilton, BDM. read more
A recent alarmist piece on television about house prices implied that they could drop by... read more