A couple of words about me...

Melinda Edhouse (nee Sullivan) longest running member of the First National Team, first starting with us in 1993.

We employed her when she was 18 as she already had a couple of years of property management behind her (straight from graduating year 12 – Palm Beach Currumbin High School).

Mel tearfully resigned after 8 years to join their family business in the trade/retail industry. She was part of their family business for 13 years hence her experience and ability to properly manage the maintenance of the property management area.

They sold their business and she merged back into the First National family like she had never away.

Mel is short in structure but is tall in results.

Fast Facts About Me

  • Which city where you born? Melbourne, VIC
  • What’s your favourite restaurant on the Gold Coast? Merlins Pizza, Elanora
  • Where was your last trip? Bali
  • What do you enjoy doing on your days off? Family Outings
  • What’s the best part of your job? The challenges
  • Which movie made you cry? The Lion King
  • If you could win a ticket to see your favourite band/artist, what would this be? Guns N Roses
  • Which part of the Gold Coast do you love best? Southern end of Gold Coast
  • Name 5 people (friends/family members/celebrities/etc) you’d invite to a dinner party? The Rock, Buddy Franklyn, Elmo, Andrew & Summer Edhouse
  • Tell us something unique/special about you? I am 6 foot 2

My Local Expertise

#1 Property Management on the Gold Coast

First National property managers are the #1 choice of landlords on the Gold Coast.

Managing over $2.5 Billion in Property, our experience team will take care of your investments like they're our own.

And when you rent with First National Palm Beach, you can make sure you are getting the best marketing technology can provide. We have developed and nurtured a tenant database that holds more than 11,000 southern Gold Coast renters all of whom receive our weekly vacancy list list. We are also able to target particular groups of subscribers for matching properties as they become vacant.

As a result, our vacancy rate consistently outperforms industry standards.

Contact us today at leasing@palmbeachfn.com.au to book an obligation free rental appraisal.

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My Testimonials

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W.E.Schranz Wetherill Park

We are very satisfied mit Melindas professionell aproch and helpfulness in keeping everthing operational. As far as we concerned we recommend Melinda. W.E.Schranz

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Sally, Palm Beach

I would recommend Melinda Edhouse and the team at First National Palm Beach without hesitation.

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Roger Green Palm Beach

Melinda has a great understanding of her role as property manager and I would not hesitate to recommend her to any owner who is looking for a helpful and professional person to look after their property. .

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Rod Banora Point

We have rental properties in different towns in nsw and qld and deal with a number of different agents. Melinda is the most professional of them all. I highly recommend Melinda’s services.

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Phyllis Pritchard Victoria Point Qld.

Very professional and friendly.

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Lesley Ann, Scotland

Working under personal pressures, our needs always come first. Melinda has become our friend and Lily has always been there when Melinda is away.

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Adam Grima - Elanora

The entire team at Palm Beach First National have been absolutely fantastic. Specifically my property management team of Melinda Edhouse & Lily Talbot are phenomenally excellent at what they do. They have managed my home for just short of 2-years to date and I have not one single issue of concern with their performance and am constantly left stunned and surprised at just how perfectly my home is managed. Their level of communication is second to none, they are constantly and consistently on top of all facets of the management of my home. I cannot recommend anyone more highly than Melinda Edhouse, Lily Talbot and the entire Palm Beach First National team. If you aren't using their services, you are doing yourself an injustice.

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Brent Deam - Banora Point

I have found Melinda and Lily to always be proficient and professional. I recommend their services on a regular basis. They work well as a team and I am always confident that my investment is in good hands.

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Penelope Bell, Sydney

Thank you Melinda for making the process so easy and simple.

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W.& E. Schranz Sydney

In our opinion Melinda Edhouse and Lily Talbot are very professional and helpful we will recommend them to our Family and Friends.

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Madeleine Ansford 20/12 Coolgardie st Elanora

Satisfactory service. No complaints

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Kim Elanora

They are very professional and helpful and I feel very comfortable leaving my rental properties in their hands

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