Meet the team

Meet our award winning team of highly trained and experienced professionals who are dedicated to achieving the property goals of our clients. 


Antony Bucello, National Property Buyers

Director, Victoria

Antony has a passion for property and helping his clients reach their property and financial goals.

Antony is the Director of National Property Buyers (Victoria) and has over 35 years property and financial experience. He is a licensed estate agent and has been involved in countless property transactions for his clients and is a leading Melbourne property advocate, specialising in Buyer and Vendor Advocacy services.

He has been a finalist for multiple industry awards, including the prestigious REIV Awards for Excellence for Buyer Agents, Your Investment Property Magazine’s ‘Top Buyer’s Agent’ and ‘Property Investor Awards’ and REB’s ‘Buyer Agent of the Year’ and ‘Buyer Agency of the Year’ awards.

Antony has bought and sold properties for investors and homebuyers all over Melbourne, ranging in value up to $12,000,000. Antony is a well-known and long-standing industry expert and will leave no stone unturned to reach his clients’ goals.

“My mission is to help my clients understand and reach their property and financial goals. Buying property can be one of life’s most expensive, time-consuming, and stressful activities in your life. I want to help my clients enjoy the process, spend as much or as little time on it as they wish and ensure they get their ideal home or investment property for the lowest possible price under the best conditions. I treat every property transaction as if I were buying for myself”

Antony has been called on to share his expert opinion in multiple news outlets including, The Age, The Herald Sun, Domain, The Geelong Advertiser and Your Investment Property magazine.

He is a proud member of the Real Institute of Victoria (REIV), the Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia (REBAA) and Property Investment Professionals of Australia(PIPA).

0418 131 950 or email me



Robert DiVita

Senior Property Consultant

Robert is passionate about real estate and loves helping investors, homeowners and developers succeed on their property journeys.

Rob is a fully licensed real estate agent and a member of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria and joined National Property Buyers as a Senior Property Consultant in 2011.

Rob has a unique and extensive career spanning 40 years in real estate. Robert has bought and sold properties for his clients all over Melbourne ranging from $250,000 to $11,000,000.

Initially starting in residential and commercial property management in 1988, Rob quickly transitioned to leadership roles. He spent 10 years as the Operation Manager at a boutique estate agency. During his tenure, Rob was instrumental in structuring and developing the business operations and managing a rent roll of over 850 properties. Rob also built and managed a successful sales team, himself transacting hundreds of sales in and around Melbourne.

Rob has experience as an owner-builder, having completed extensive renovations on his home, numerous investment properties and new builds. Working through council planning processes, coordinating, and overseeing trades and developing design concepts has given Rob a unique insight into maximizing the value of property that has proved invaluable to both his Buyer’s Advocacy and Vendor Advocacy clients.

“There is no greater satisfaction than helping your client buy their ideal property for the lowest possible price. Helping a client achieve an outcome they didn’t believe is possible, whether buying or selling, is a feeling I will never get sick of!”

His professional demeanour and unsurpassed level of expertise has made him the consummate negotiator, successfully purchasing properties for his clients, and assisting them achieve wealth creation through smart property investment.

Rob has a 5-star Google Review rating attesting to his calm, friendly manner, and his ability to consistently exceed his client’s expectations. Rob was a senior member of our two-time finalist team for REB’s Buyer’s Agency of the Year award.

0488 101 798 or email me

Robert DiVita

Senior Geelong Property Consultant

Mike Walmsley is Geelong’s most experienced and successful Buyer’s Agent. He is a licensed real estate agent and a highly experienced property investor. A long-time resident and 16 years purchasing property in Geelong, his intricate knowledge of property in the Greater Geelong Region is unparalleled. His understanding of the best suburbs in which to buy and invest in and the pockets within those suburbs is extremely valuable to his clients. His investor clients in particular continue to achieve excellent returns and outstanding growth within their property portfolios.

“Timing is critical in buying property: informed decisions are vital”

Mike is a Justice of the Peace (JP) and has been for 28 years after being appointed one of the youngest JP’s in Victoria. He has a long history with AFL Football and Cricket having played and administrated at Richmond and Melbourne Football Clubs and successfully played and coached in both sports throughout regional Victoria. Nowadays he uses his coaching experience to educate people on buying wisely into the property market.

The days in a week are all the same to Mike when work is considered! He places great emphasis on daily priorities. In meeting client needs, he often convenes meetings with clients on a Sunday, or very early or very late on any given day. The timing of decision making in purchasing property is critical hence his dedication to “getting the job done” whenever and wherever the need arises.

Mike can be found spending time with his family or honing his skills on the golf course if isn't purchasing the right property for the best price for his clients.

1300 500 555 or email

Marketing and Research, Melbourne

Joanne’s career in real estate really began in her mid-twenties when she became a rentvestor after purchasing her first investment property. Over time Joanne has held a small portfolio of properties and has a natural love of real estate and interior design.

Joanne career spans over 20 years in IT education and marketing, which began after completing her Bachelor of Business Systems at Monash University. Over six years ago Joanne took the opportunity to combine her two loves, marketing and property and started working at National Property Buyers.

“I love how our marketing goes beyond just advertising. It’s about connecting, starting conversations, and sharing our knowledge. We are all dedicated to sharing valuable property market information through our social media channels and website.”

Having completed her Agent’s Representative Certificate (REIV) and combining that knowledge with her Diploma in Interior Design (which she just studied just for fun) Joanne supports the Senior Buyer Agents with property research and client support.

Joanne uses her strong background in technology and her desire to keep abreast of the fast-changing digital landscape of marketing and real estate to ensure that in-house procedures and processes are continually improved to the advantage of our clients.

1300 500 555 or email me

Head of Digital (SEO)

Chris looks after the SEO (search engine optimisation), SEM and online reputation management for National Property Buyers. He is based in the Melbourne office.

“This role is a great fit for me as it combines two things I love – online marketing and Australian property”.

It is highly likely that you have arrived at this website because of something Chris has done to optimise or promote the site across the search engines and other social networks.

When he’s not working on improving the online presence of National Property Buyers or working on other online projects, you are likely to find Chris traveling or watching any amount of sport.

If you have any feedback, suggestions or questions about this website or other online properties of National Property Buyers feel free to contact Chris.

1300 500 555 or email me

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