Current Accolades

All of my accolades are now kept on the RateMyAgent site. Click here to see a complete, up to date record.

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September 2014“Larissa Reed is a rare find, the type of professional that gets you moved smoothly – no hassle, no fuss.So Thankyou Larissa.”Michael & Joel – Cronulla  2-1-5 Searl Road Seller
September 2014“A short Thank you from John & myself for the good job you did on selling our home in Cook St Caringbah.We were pleased with the professionalism you & your staff showed all the way through the process. You made the job of selling quite painless.Many thanks”Coral & John – Caringbah South  20 Cook Street John Hanlon - Seller
September 2014“I acquired Larissa Reed of Payne pacific estate agents to sell my unit in Cronulla recently. Larissa was known to us by being a resident at Bundeena but foremostly by myself studying her market movements. I was extremely impressed with Larissas’ statistics so I thought to give her a go. Well I am certainly glad I did! Not only is Larissa exemplary in her professionalism, her kind, happy and warm demeanour made the selling of my unit so simple and effortless on my behalf. She kept me updated, positive and gave me unbridled suggestions to make my unit sell worthy.Thankyou Larissa, selling property can be a nightmare, you made it a dream! I will be highly recommending you to all of my friends and using you in future endeavours without a second thought.”Wanda – Cronulla  2-101 Elouera Road Cronulla SOLD
September 2014“It is with great pleasure that we take the time to write and thank you for the excellent manner in which you conducted the recent sale of our home in Gymea Bay.What a wonderful experience it was for us. We have sold two properties prior to this one and could never have imagined that it was indeed possible to sell a property with minimal stress and to always feel included and in control of a very important process. The feedback from each inspection was informative and we were kept in the loop at all times.Your professionalism, enthusiasm , integrity , energy and patience made the difference and for that we are sincerely grateful. Thank you for an outstanding result !!!We would have no hesitation in recommending your services (in fact, we have already passed on your details to our neighbours down the road).”Maggie and Morris Passos – Gymea Bay  175-Gymea-Bay-Road-1024x768
July 2014“We couldn’t be happier – we wanted a minimum of fuss, as well of course as a good price. Larissa and her team made it all happen very quickly, kept us informed daily, and we got a great price for our house – signed in less than a week. She knew what type of buyer would be interested, had some people in mind before we even started. She’s also a really nice person which makes her easy to trust. We’ll be recommending her to our friends in the future for sure.“Cait & Martin – Gymea  88 premier
July 2014“Larissa went above and beyond expectations. Highly professional and fantastic marketing. Larissa did a fantastic job of selling our house and we would highly recommend her.”Mark & Taren – Bundeena(Pictured right, the happy buyers)  65 beachcomber-001
June 2014“Dear Larissa,We just wanted to say a huge thankyou for all of your hard work in selling our home.Your motivation and enthusiasm was second to none, and you kept us informed at all times of what was going on. We would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone out their wanting to sell their home.Thanks again”Kylie and Lee – Bundeena  kylie and lee
May 2014“Larissa Reed from Payne Pacific provided a refreshing change to our search for property in the Bundeena market, it is exciting to see such an enthusiastic personality, with an innovative approach to real estate. We have bought and sold many properties over the years and can honestly say we have never received the level of service Larissa provided to us, simply amazing.Larissa made buying our home at Bundeena the easiest experience it could possibly have been. Larissa was always cheerful, friendly, professional and most importantly honest with us and did far more than we expected from a real estate agent.We would like to say that the experience was always professional and pleasant and as such we would have no hesitation in recommending Larissa and Payne Pacific. The straightforward approach, coupled with strong local knowledge made the process as pleasant and painless as possible.”Garry and Ivonna – Bundeena  30 beachcomber
May 2014“Just wanted to send you a note to extend our sincere thanks for all you did for us during the recent sale of our property in Gymea Bay.Firstly we were over the moon with the eventual sale price. Clearly you know the local market well and have access to a lot of potential buyers. And you certainly did bargain hard for us….More importantly thanks so much for the way you managed the whole process. As you know we had a lot going on at the time of the sale and you personally tried to ensure we were shielded from the stress as much as possible during what is normally a very stressful time.Tracey and I can not thank you enough for what you did for us.Thanks again Larissa and we will certainly be recommending you to all our friends and family.”

Craig and Tracey – Gymea Bay

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May 2014“Larissa Reed, of Payne Pacific Estate Agents, has been the agent involved with my property purchase in Bumdeena (30 Beachcomber Avenue). Her attention to detail, willingness to help and accommodate plus the ready provision of her local knowledge has been first class and much appreciated. Her friendly disposition made her a pleasure to deal with and I would have no hesitation in recommending her as an agent of choice from either a vendor or purchaser perspective.”Dave – Bundeena  30 beachcomber
May 2014“It’s been a pleasure working with Larissa Reed during the process of our purchase of 39A Bournemouth Street, Bundeena.  She is very professional and responsive to all communications, yet laid back and friendly enough to be honest and frank.   She has gone out her way for us with organising private inspections of the property before the viewing day, and also again after our offer was accepted.  She will respond to emails after normal working hours – nothing is ever too hard.  We would definitely consider using Larissa if we were ever to sell a property in the future.”Paul and Alison – Bundeena  bournemouth buyers
April 2014“Wayne and myself would like to sincerely thank you for your brilliant effort in selling our two properties – 30 Beachcomber Avenue and 40 Beachcomber Avenue, Bundeena, in under one month of being on the market.The service from you, Larissa, and your team from Payne Pacific was professional and friendly.Our first choice in selling was Larissa due her knowledge of prices of homes in the area and competent negotiation skills with buyers and sellers.”Anne and Wayne – Bundeena  30 beachcomber
April 2014“We would like to formally thank you very much for your dedication, efficiency and incredible communication skills which you brought to us when selling our townhouse.It was your professional advice which procured for us a very good selling price.We thought living away from the townhouse could cause a problem with the sale but this proved not to be the case as you made all processes run smoothly and effectively.Thank you once again.”Grahame and Christine woodcock – Gymea  woodcocks
March 2014“I wanted to take this opportunity to say a big THANK YOU and to let you know how grateful I am for all your hard work with the recent sale of my home.The process of selling my home was made so much easier with your respectful and honest approach from start to finish . During the process with my many phone calls and emails you constantly put me at ease and showed amazing sensitivity to how I was feeling every step of the way.The amazing result you were able to achieve far exceeded my expectations.The ongoing assistance you have provided after the exchange of contracts has been a contributing factor in the peace of mind I feel as l look forward to the next exciting chapter of my life.Thanks”

Tracie – Oyster Bay        

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February 2014“Lyn and I wanted to thank you for all time and effort you have put in to done in sell our home.We knew from the outset that our property was quite unique and would require an agent with a passionate and enthusiastic attitude and this is what you delivered and we thank you for that.We wish you all the best for the future and once again thank you for your tireless efforts.”Mark and Lyn Douglas – Gymea Bay  143arcadia
January 2014“Larissa Reed is a breath of fresh air in real estate – keeps it simple, is a sounding board, is able to understand the market & provide useful insights for decision making. She is an excellent and proactive communicator – providing regular calls, emails and updates with respect to the interest in the property. She is tenacious & has definitely delivered the goods for us. If we were staying in the area, it would be a no brainer in selecting Larissa for further sales.”Rajiv – Caringbah  28cook
December 2013“I just have to tell you what a fantastic agent you are. I’ve said this many times but just want to do it formally. I’ve bought and sold 4 times and you are without a doubt the most professional, high achieving agent ever. You got me the asking price in about 5 weeks, which is amazing. Then you did the best publicity, even scoring me a feature in Domain! The price was a record for this street, with the exception of the house on the corner, which is a 2 storey. You gave me honest feedback after every opening. Even if our contract has formally ended, I will stay with you as I have never had such a top agent, My friends and family are also amazed at you. I tell everyone to sell through you and so far 2 are thinking of it. I’ll continue to do this because it’s true: you are honest, ethical , professional and you get top dollars! Cannot ask for more. Please use this testimonial in any way at all.Best regards,”Louise – Bundeena.  DSC_0161-f-2
November 2013“The thought of selling my unit was scary until I sat down with Larissa Reed. Her professional and friendly approach made me feel so comfortable and eager to get the ball rolling. Her motivation to sell my unit was obvious in the results, with the unit selling within 4 days on the market. Larissa would call me everyday to give me an update on how the unit was progressing and this made me feel confident that my property was in good hands. She is professional, friendly and hard working and I would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking at selling.”Paula – Sans Souci.  paula mav
September 2013“Step aside Harry Potter, there’s a new wizard in town and her name’s Larissa Reed.When we were looking for a real estate agent to handle the sale of our Bundeena property, my instinct told me that she was the one for us. We spoke to several agents, and what set Larissa apart from all of them was her optimism and her progressive ideas on marketing etc.(Unfortunately, others agents were not so positive eg we were told that we’d be waiting 12months on average to sell, we’d be lucky to get $600k, the location being one back from the beach was not as desirable, etc etc. Pretty demoralising.)But Larissa was happy, enthusiastic, positive, without being over the top and most importantly, realistic.“I love my job” she said and I know this know to be the case.

The thing I really liked was that she was quietly optimistic without any big aggressive sales pitch to us.

And she didn’t let us down – her communications with us were brilliant – she kept us up to date with all parties who were interested in our property. Any questions we had were promptly addressed, and this was such a revelation for us, so different from previous (property) experiences.

I don’t know how she did it, and that’s why I think she’s an absolute wiz, but after the first open house we had offers coming in.

The result was that we sold our house in the first week of its being on the market, and at a much higher price than we ever dreamed possible. It all went through seamlessly too.

I cannot praise her enough, and I’m truly grateful to her.

Larissa……thank you.”

Wendy – Bundeena

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September 2013“Larissa, I just wanted to thank you for all the hard work and effort you put into our sale. I’m sure it was your fabulous marketing strategy with professional photos and a video that made our property stand out in a great advertising campaign. Then end result was both a very happy seller and I gather the buyers were equally impressed. I would certainly like to recommend you to any other prospective clients you may be working on and would be happy to talk to them if you wish.”Graeme, Woronora Heights – Seller“I very much appreciated your service as a Real Estate Agent on my purchase of 1 Mallard Street Woronora Heights. Both yourself and your office were always accessible and  you did all possible to ensure the smooth transition of the sale. This prompt and pleasant approach was to the benefit of both your client’s the vendors and myself as the purchaser. Once again I thank you for your kind assistance.”

Annette – Woronora Heights – Purchaser

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September 2013“Larissa Reed is a real estate agent that sees more than a sale in each client, she sees a family making a move and that is a real difference. In addition Larissa’s friendly and caring nature has made the process of selling my home comfortable and easy.”Angela – Alfords Point – Seller“Thanks Larissa and to all the team at Payne Pacific, due to your patience and understanding during the sale process we were able to secure our new home. It was comforting to know that you did all you could to ensure that as serious buyers we were always kept up to date with any progress made and we always felt like we were part of the whole sale and negotiation process. We look forward to staying in touch with the team and will be recommending you to friends considering selling. Thank you again.”

John and Kate, Alfords Point – Buyers

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September 2013“We would like to thank you Larissa in selling our home.  When we first met you at another property that you were selling, we instantly noticed your professionalism and honesty.  So we really had no hesitation in asking you to sell our family home of 16 years.When the time came to enlist your skills, even though it was a bit rushed, you acted professionally and nothing was too much trouble, and within 2 days it was on the market.It was only a matter of days after our first open house that you sold our home.  We could not believe the price that you achieved for us, far exceeding any expectations we had.  And in actual fact, it is now the highest selling house in our street, smashing all previous records.We would highly recommend you, Larissa, to anyone who wishes to sell their home.  Thank you again.”Neil and Jackie – Engadine(Pictured right, the happy buyers)  raymond buyers-001
August 2013“Larissa Reed recently sold my investment property at South Cronulla. As I am extremely busy, I appreciated that she just got on with the job of marketing and selling the property, making the process stress-free for me. The apartment sold after the first open house for a price above asking. I am very happy with the result and with the professional manner in which it was undertaken. I would recommend Larissa as an agent to any potential seller.”Matt – Cronulla.  parra sold
June 2013“Larissa Reed was a pleasure to deal with. She was helpful, friendly, prompt and diligent in all of our dealings with her, representing her vendors with professionalism, while also making us feel valued as potential buyers. Once we had signed the contract, Larissa kept in touch throughout the process, making us feel at ease, and was only too happy to answer questions throughout. We’d have no hesitation in recommending Larissa to vendors and buyers alike. “Scott and Ruth – Barden Ridge.  17-thomas-mitchell-drive-buyers-835x1024
June 2013“When we recently put our home on the market We chose Larissa Reed from Payne Pacific. Larissa  had submitted her selling  proposal to us amongst 10 other local agents. It turned out to be an easy and great choice. She had taken by far a higher effort  and a more personal response in the process.Once we engaged Larissa she was spot on with her marketing, communication and personality  All our friends agreed how great the house looked in the marketing photos and video. Our home sold within two weeks at a great market price. We love our home and we were very comfortable having Larissa in our home and she is welcome any time.  We couldn’t be happier.My wife and I are only too happy to recommend Larissa Reed as the estate agent of choice to sell your home. Many thanks Larissa”David and Sue – Kirrawee.  kirra
April 2013“Hi Larissa, thank you for all your hard work which went to making today so successful. We’ve never had 10 families in a day before. Must be your great marketing. All the best, enjoy the rest of your Easter break.”Barb Minogue – Bundeena.  baker st
January 2013“Larissa Reed  worked on the sale of my house at 37 Beachcomber Ave. The market there is a difficult one and it took some time to make a sale. I spent time and money on painting, new carpet and other aesthetic aspects of the house. At the time I was living in Bali and I was often away. I returned to Bundeena around August 2012 to find that someone had styled the entire house for me – at no cost to myself. It made a huge difference to the house (which was unoccupied at that time) and I’m sure was key in us ultimately making a sale. It transpired that Larissa had taken it upon herself to do the styling – at her own cost. In my opinion this takes ‘going the extra mile’ for a client to a whole new level. I was very, very. Impressed. I also had the pleasure of meeting Larissa on two occasions and was very impressed with her professionalism and enthusiasm. I would definitely recommend her services to anyone wishing to sell their house!”Richard – Bundeena           
Januray 2013“Dear Larissa, Thank you for your efforts in finally securing a sale for our house at 22 Baker St. After a long campaign the fruits of your labour eventually paid off. Just wanted to say a big thankyou to you and Shelly. It was great to work with you, your friendly and professional approach was just what was needed. Good luck for the rest of the busy summer season”Glenn – Bundeena.