Craig Hailes

Licensed Real Estate Agent / Auctioneer

With his easy going nature Craig excels himself in customer service, building client relationships by focusing on understanding their wants and needs, whether it be buying or selling either Rural or Residential property.

With 11 years experience and being a member of LJ Hooker's Multi - Million Dollar Chapter, Craig places in the top 6% of LJ Hooker internationally and has been recognised for his achievements in Rural Property Sales.

Craig is a born and bred Wingham local, owning a cattle property himself and with an extensive farming background Craig offers a wealth of knowledge of the local and wider farming district.

Craig’s knowledge and experience allows his clients to make the right decisions and achieve the best result when it comes to rural and residential property in the Manning Valley.

  • Multi - Million Dollar Chapter
    Multi - Million Dollar Chapter

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We approached Craig as he sold our neighbours farm. We thought the campaign for that property was very good and he secured a quick sale for that property. Craig impressed us with his professionalism and knowledge of rural properties. We decided after the first meeting with him that we would use his services and he was excellent throughout the entire sales process. To summarise, Craig is a very nice guy, he is approachable, friendly and professional. At all times we were confident that he was representing us, as his clients, and his mission was to get the best price possible for our property. We are totally satisfied that we chose the right person to sell our property.

M & N Neilson - Wingham

I would like to express my appreciation for your help in finding and buying this property. Your understanding of my particular criteria, and your good advice as to what was possible, made my decision much easier. I would not have considered this place were it not for you, but it is indeed unique and the best I could have found to suit most of my needs. As with the sale of my previous property, your local knowledge, honesty and straightforward communication generated trust and allayed all of my concerns. Your support staff were equally professional and pleasant. I have been recommending you and your company to all and sundry.

S Munro

My husband and I would like to thank you for selling our family home with enthusiasm along with great professionalism. We appreciated all the advice and guidance your office gave and the way in which our inspections were conducted were, in our opinion, outstanding. From the initial contact to receiving feedback to the offers and finally settlement our expectations were met and exceeded. Everyone at the Wingham office is friendly, helpful and understanding. Our home was our pride and joy and every person at LJ Hooker Wingham understood that and worked tirelessly to achieve the best outcome possible. Craig made the process easy and we are grateful that you were our agent, being available 24/7 to answer any questions. From your marketing strategy to the fortnightly activity reports LJ Hooker are by far the leaders in real estate and I can confidently say that I would not hesitate in recommending LJ Hooker Wingham if anyone is buying or selling their home. It was wonderful doing business with Craig and all of the team at LJ Hooker Wingham and we cannot thank them enough.

Mr & Mrs C Sinclair

We wish to thank Craig for providing us with the professional service that you have provided in our purchase of our new property. We came to you with specific requirements in respect to the property that we were looking for and you were able to show us properties that met those requirements. You also displayed true professionalism in drawing to our attention issues that we should consider in deciding which property would be best suited to our intentions. Your recommendations and advice on how we could improve the properties we looked at was appreciated.

M & S Rilen

Craig was always extremely personable, knowledgable and available to attend to all our questions and requests. He attended and expedited the legal processing for both parties and made the entire process largely stress free. Craig Hailes is the consummate professional. My son and I love our new home and we enthusiastically recommend Craig to anyone looking to buy or sell a property.

R Johnson

I was so impressed and happy with the help and support given to me by Craig Hailes. His professionalism and kindness was faultless. There are absolutely no negatives in my dealings with Craig, he is a total professional and easily approachable. I am completely happy with all services provided by LJ Hooker Wingham.

F Parkinson

Just a short note to thank you for all the work you have done for us in obtaining the purchase of our new home. You are a credit to your employee as you have shown great professionalism in dealing with this purchase. Without your assistance we may not have discussed this property. You have done everything possible and attended to our every request without hesitation. I would gladly recommend you to anything intrested in purchasing property as you make everyone comfortable in you.

K Hibbert

We would like to provide a reference for Craig Hailes as a result of his successful sale of our rural property in Caparra. After we contacted LJ Hooker Wingham, Craig visited our farm and indicated that he thought he would have little difficulty selling the property. His property description and photographs for use in advertising was accurate and accentuated the positive features and lifestyle that we have enjoyed during our early years of retirement. We found Craig to be very personable and enthusiastic. He quickly familiarised himself with all aspects of the property. The first person he brought out to our property immediately put in a satisfactory offer which indicated his ability to match buyers to appropriate properties. Craig was always prompt in his communications with us and able to deal with or negotiate any concerns we might have raised in a timely and informed manner. We would have no hesitation in recommending Craig to potential sellers or buyers for his sound and professional salesmanship.

T & C Gould

I would like to convey my gratitude for your help in making my recent property purchase seamless and stress free. The purchase was a great outcome for both myself and the vendor and we are now friends and keep in regular contact. Craig showed exemplary professionalism, was always available to answer questions and provided plenty of quality information regarding the property. Furthermore, follow up from Craig was forthcoming ensuring that I was settled and had no further queries. Craig offered a very comprehensive, genuine customer service. LJ Hooker is highly regarded in the local community and I was privileged to have experienced your quality service. I would highly recommend buying and selling in the future.

J Moir

I am very pleased I placed 'Bonny Vale' Strathcedar property in the hands of Craig Hailes at LJ Hooker Wingham. His experience with discussions and keeping me informed as to buyers' inquiries was very much appreciated and impressive. Overall the whole selling situation was done in a very friendly, professional manner and I wish him well with his career.

Y Corrigan

My Awards

  • Multi - Million Dollar Chapter - Mar 2018
  • Annual International - Roger Stark International Rural Award - Aug 2014