About Us

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Our story

Geelong Real Estate Co was founded by Director Ricky Forte who had the vision to offer Geelong a completely different real estate experience. As a previous #1 sales agent for two of Australia’s largest real estate franchises, Ricky set out to offer Geelong a boutique real estate agency that focuses on making a difference not just to its customers but the entire Geelong community.

By aligning GRECo with organisations and initiatives that are both socially and environmentally responsible, Geelong has a real estate agency that they can be proud of.

An approach that’s exclusively unique to GRECo.

An inspired team of only the best real estate agents in Geelong, where authenticity and integrity are valued above all. We’re dedicated to changing the perception of real estate agents in Geelong. Bringing something more to the table than just flashy suits and empty promises. With a focus on attention to detail, work ethic and the latest marketing and technology GRECo delivers exceptional results time and time again.

A vision and set of values like these can only be delivered by an exceptional team, a team which GRECo has in experienced sales agent Jess Templeton and the exemplary Sales & Administrative Assistant Jacinta Claxton. Together, GRECo is committed to delivering a memorable and stress-free experience for what is one of life’s most important transactions.

Our vision

Not here to play it small, Geelong Real Estate Co was born out of the desire to offer something more to the Geelong marketplace. With the vision for excellence, professionalism, dedication and innovation. Our vision is to build a business and a reputation that Geelong can be proud of.

Our Values

We’re here not to make more money, but to make more change. To offer a real estate agency in Geelong to be proud of. One that’s core values are authenticity and integrity. To provide an alternative to customers looking for a business focused on social and environmental change.

Our team

Ricky Forte

Renowned for his unwavering commitment and long term view of building relationships. Dedicated to his craft like few others, loyal to integrity and ethical business above all else.

A previous #1 performer at two of Australia’s largest real estate franchises. The founder of Geelong Real Estate Co is just getting started, dedicated to innovation, culture and delivering exceptional service.

Jess Templeton

Starting her real estate career in 2013, Jess offers first-rate negotiation and an incredible work ethic.

Her no days off approach highlights her personal commitment to achieving the best outcome for her clients. Jess Templeton is known in the Geelong Real Estate scene for giving no less than 100% in every deal, whether it be a 1 bedroom unit or high-end luxury real estate.

Jacinta Claxton

Joining the Geelong Real Estate Co team as the Sales & Administration Assistant, she prides herself on being loyal, respectful and highly organised in every aspect.

With natural problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail, she ensures that clients are provided with a stress-free experience in one of the most important transactions of their life.

Lachlan Wilson

Working alongside Geelong Real Estate Co’s own Jess Templeton, Lachlan is eager to learn the ropes of what it takes to become one of the industry leaders.

With unlimited energy, enthusiasm and a fresh approach to his profession, Lachlan is committed to going that extra mile. With the goal to be recognised as the best Real Estate Agent in Geelong, keep your eye out for years to come!

Reece Fidler

Having started in real estate right out of high school, Reece brings over 15 years of experience to our team. Growing up working for a family business instilled that Customer Service is key in real estate and every client Reece has worked with over the years can attest to the best property management service on offer.

Reece has lived all sides of the real estate coin in Geelong, buying, building, selling and renting, so is best placed to offer you candid and professional advice about all facets of property investment to ensure you get the most out of your portfolio.
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