Both Ashleigh and Bill as brother/sister-in-law since 1988 wanted to start a Real Estate Agency it made sense to form a partnership with Bill Mckenzie in Sales and Ashleigh Goodchild in Property Management. Forming the company Mckenzie Ivanhoe Realtors in February 2006 and having both worked in the South Perth Shire for nine years each working and managing other agencies, it was time to commence their local family business mainly servicing past clients from their office upstairs at 70 Angelo Street, South Perth. Living, working in and contributing to the local community from the early 1980’s, Ashleigh and Bill have both merged their personal lives with the local area believing they live in the best part of the world. With this believe they find it easy to suggest to others they should do the same.
Working at a frantic pace during the Perth property boom of 2006 and turning over record sales and also building a large number of local properties under management in a very short period of time, an opportunity came to secure a street front shop opposite Coles in July 2008 trading from there to this day. It was then time to move forward to the next stage of their business.
From just the two of them the company has grown to an office of fourteen staff with 140 collective years in Real Estate with a property portfolio one of the biggest in Perth and now after a few years trading they have the biggest market share of the local area of managed properties.
The name Soco is derived from the first two letters of South Perth and Como. The intention of the name is that it is easier to remember and has a more short, edgy and distinctive sound. They also wanted a name that connects their company with the local area.
Back up by the best staff, who understand that with great service their clients will be happy and the work they do will be so much easier each client will receive the attention they and their property deserve.
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