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John Kalaja

John Kalaja - Inner City South Side Specialist

Starting Real Estate in 1989, John opened his own business in 1992. His West End office is one of over 450 offices in the Australasian Harcourts Group and operates in one of Brisbane’s most competitive Real Estate markets – the Inner South/East.

As a measure of its success, the office has been involved in over $1 billion in residential sales. Focusing on providing total professionalism and a commitment to excellence, John has inspired his team to follow his lead in offering outstanding service to clients. Not content to show his ‘know how’ and experience with his team alone, John has provided quality training to other agents who share his passion for Real Estate.

Performance and success are paramount to John. These are two major reasons for his involvement with Harcourts. He comments, Harcourts have emerged as industry leaders. We are part of a dynamic and professional real estate group. Harcourts understands the market and our eye is on the future, always prepared to explore and innovate in order to meet changing and emerging market trends. This combined with high standards, marketing and resources offered by Harcourts Proactive Results ensure top performance and added value for our clients. 

If you, or someone you know, is thinking of selling, call John now!

Some of John’s personal and business achievements:

• Personal residential sales over $300 million

• Twice winner – Quest Business Achiever Awards

• Previously “Top Marketing Salesperson”

• Chairman- Real Estate Institute of Queensland Sale Committee 2003/2004

• Involved in over 2000 auction sales – 94% success rate

• Raised $50,000 for the Camp Quality Charity

• Excellence in property research


I have known John Kalaja for a number of years and have worked with him in a variety of situations – he sold the last two houses of mine, he has managed several of my investment properties including finding tenants and taking care of issues as they arose, and has provided excellent general advice on a number of real estate issues over that time. Chris - 69 Rome Street, Yeronga

At all times during the sales process, we were impressed by John's professionalism, organizational skills and knowledge of the current market. His friendly demeanour always put us at ease, instilled confidence and alleviated the stresses of the sale process. We are extremely grateful to him for helping us achieve and excellent result for the sale of our property. Con & Elene - 10 Sussex Street, West End

In 2005 I bought a unit in Ryan Street West End, through John. I was introduced to him via a friend and found him to be quite professional. He responded to calls promptly, freely gave of his experience in his advice to me, and always provided respectful service. And I loved living in my Ryan Street unit; it turned out to be a great decision. So, when it came to selling my unit in 2010 and buying a house in Rogers Street in 2011, I of course went back to John for both. While John is highly experienced in real estate and a local in West End, he is not pushy, so I heartily recommend him to you. Dr. Vikki - 119 Ryan Street, West End

John Kalaja

Business Director

1/237 Montague Road
West End

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