Sales Associate, Ray White Cessnock
James Matthews is a fresh face in the Ray White Cessnock sales team. James has grown up on his family's cattle property in Pokolbin, resulting in an exceptional rural knowledge of the local area and its community.
James has always had a keen interest in real estate, leading him to study a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of New England. This degree in combination with a rural background, make him an ideal person to provide knowledge and advice in the decision making process.
James is a dynamic, dedicated and approachable young man, who will provide friendly and supportive assistance throughout your real estate experience.
In his in spare time, James enjoys being a part of the local hockey scene. He also enjoys getting his hands dirty with all things rural on his own farm.
My first introduction to James Mathhews was a pleasant one, he was open, friendly and most of all sincere. His detail to present our house in Cessnock was superb. James at no time made any false promises or exaggerated the value of our house. I would highly recommend James to any person wanting to sell or buy a property.
James Matthews was our agent for selling our house in Cessnock in May 2018. We highly recommend James to anyone who uses his services. He was thorough, genuine and extremely supportive. James communicated with us about every step in the process. We came to consider James as a friend rather than a business associate and we wish him the best in his career. He is the best real estate agent we have encountered, and having moved house quite a lot, we have met a few.
It was my good luck recently to have dealings with James Matthews. James was the agent for a property that i bought. Although his main job was to act for the Vendor, he served me well too. James quickly understood what suited me. He made suggestions which i found useful. He followed through with enquiries and kept in touch. Throughout our dealings, i could see that James was very ably working to satisfy each of the parties. Above all, James managed this without making me feel pressured to decide. Thats impressive! But its not all. James is a good and kind man who helped to make the process ready so that i could move in as quickly as possible. All in all, James is someone you should trust will do a good job with the most pleasant manner. His attributes must make him an asset to any employer or client.
It was a pleasure dealing with you for purchase of land at Pokolbin. We always appreciated your prompt response and follow ups. For future interest in buying property, we will certainly be contacting you. Thank you and Regards.
Rajeev & Shakun Sethi
From appraisal to settlement, James made the process of selling my investment property smooth and painless. He targeted buyers who would be interested in properties like mine and throughout the negotiation process kept me updated at all times. James ended up achieving an excellent price in record time and not only did he take care of my needs, he made sure that my tenant and her family were kept up to date and inconvenienced as little as possible. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend James to anyone looking for a professional, caring and hardworking agent to list their property.
I found Ray White, particularly James Matthews honest, straight forward and understanding of my needs. Very easy to talk to and relate any concerns or needs directly to him meant an answer would be available promptly. He has the ability to relate to all, in that i mean he could have 'high tea' with the queen or a brew with a bushy. Should i need to have the services of a real estate agent again, James would be the first to call.
My husband and I recently bought a rural property through James Matthews at Ray White Cessnock. James was an absolute pleasure to deal with and here are a few reasons why. - Always available to talk & quick to respond by text or email - Very well informed, knowledgable - It was very comforting to know he was dealing with things in the background (when we hadn't heard back from our solicitor about exchange, James did alot of chasing up and keeping us up to date. - Very professional - Went out of his way to get more details from the vendor (also about furniture prior to settlement) - Very transparent, made it easy to trust him from the very beginning Ray White is lucky to have an agent like James and we strongly recommend his services.
I found James to be very honest and helpful in all aspects of selling my property in Cessnock. He is very efficient, has a good knowledge of properties he markets and will go beyond the call of duty to assist in any way he can at all times. He is a pleasure to have as your estate agent and can highly recommend him to all concerned.
James has been a pleasure to deal with. He always kept me well informed and made regular contact, so I felt in the loop at all times. Not only that but he was more than happy to follow up with other parties, such as the bank and solicitors, when they were dragging the chain. I would definitely recommend James and would be more than happy to use his services again. Thank you for all of your help i am very happy with the purchase of land.
I would like to take the opportunity to say James is very well presented and confident at the task at hand ie Real Estate. Very approachable with communication skills, along the way, with each step. Also staff at Ray White when walking in were very welcoming and efficient. I highly recommend James Matthews.
I have recently had the pleasure to purchase a property through Ray White Cessnock. The counter staff and James Matthews went out of their way to assist me through the process. Indeed James went the extra mile in many helpful and supportive phone calls and personal assistance to get us over the line. I can recommend Ray White in helpful, friendly, professional advice. I am extremely pleased with my new home.
James has been extremely efficient and professional from the moment he made contact with my fiance and I in relation to the sale of our property. He has always communicated with me in a friendly way throughout the sale. He made us feel very comfortable with the process of the sale. He gave us guidance in relation to the price as well as when the property sold. He kept us informed every step of the sale. He made us extremely comfortable throughout the process. We will recommend James and Ray White Cessnock for any property needs.
Alyssa & Adam Bates
From the moment we met James we found him to be very professional and took his position seriously. His easy going and relaxed manner helped us to enjoy exploring and purchase our new property. Nothing was put in the "too hard" basket. We asked James so many questions and he had all the answers. Everything went smoothly and saying thank you just doesn't seem enough. We have no hesitation in recommending James to anyone who wants to buy or sell a property through him. James was a true gentleman and a committed business man.
Brad & Kathleen
James always added his personal touch and was always interested getting us the best possible price for the sale of my mothers deceased estate house. He always kept us informed of potential buyers and was available at all times to guide us through the process. I would thoroughly recommend him.
Thank You James for your guidance, efficiency and friendliness during the sale of our unit. Being of the aged population, we appreciated his patience. Although 2 offers fell through he persisted and gave us encouragement right through to the eventual sale. His kindness and thoughtfulness shone through when he went out of his way to visit me in hospital. All the best for the future James and again a huge "Thank you"
Jack & Ann Curtis
It was a pleasure to deal with James Matthews on behalf of Ray White Cessnock. Nothing was too much trouble for James and he did everything with a smile. James assisted us in procuring warranties for the new oven, ensured the former owner tidied the back yard and replaced the back section of fence prior to settlement. It took the pressure off us not having to worry about these little but important details. I would have no hesitation in recommending James and would be more than happy to make use of his friendly reliable service in the future.
Thank you Ray White Cessnock and in particular James Matthews for getting us over the line for what was a difficult sale. James, we appreciated your calm persistence and professional attitude at all times both with the perspective buyers and we the vendors. We wish you continued success and would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who requires a professional Real Estate agent in the Cessnock area.
Evonne & Patrick Bowden
When selling your property, having an agent that is very helpful, approachable and diligent along with a sound knowledge of market value and how to market your property correctly to achieve the best price - is a key indicator before signing off on a contract with any agent. I have achieved this plus sold my property through Ray White's agent James Matthews. I have found during the marketing and all my dealings with James to be very satisfactory. I would like to personally thank James for a great outcome and being approachable ongoing during the sale process.
Thanks for all your help and work with the sale of the house. Everything couldn't have gone better or smoother than it did. Thanks again.
We would just like to pass on sincere thanks to James for his wonderful assistance to us whilst purchasing our new home. James was always extremely friendly and made a point of knowing the history of the property and introducing us to the owner. It was never a problem to give him a call to ask a question about anything. I would definitely recommend James to prospective buyers to look after them during their buying/selling experience. Thanks once again James.
Alan & Katherine Torlop
I found Mr James Matthews to be very professional, kind and helpful. He did all he can to communicate between two parties, to ensure everyone would be happy and satisfied. It was my best experience of purchasing a property and dealing with James. Thank you.
I have to put pen to paper as a great respect and gratitude for the help i received from James Matthews. Being a first time home owner, James went far and beyond his control to make such a big ordeal to make it pleasant and understanding manner for myself and my fiance. If i ever come to purchase another property or sell or rent my dwelling, i have no hesitation what so ever to call on James Matthews. Ray White should regard themselves as very fortunate and extremely lucky to have such a gentleman on their team. He needs a badge of honour, in our case, as the house didnt go through smoothly, he held his head up high and assured us that things do happen and can happen, but easily fixed. All the very best James for being patient with us. Thanks a million doesnt seem enough.
When we first met James he was a very pleasant no nonsense kind of guy, not pushy and he just answered all the questions you asked. I would have to say the purchase I had was a difficult one due to a technicality. But James was always in there trying to sort out the problem. He went out of his way to provide us with the information we needed. I would like to say I would always recommend James for any Real Estate dealings with Ray White at Cessnock. It is a pleasure to see that there are still some genuine sales people out there.
We found James to be very helpful through out the whole process of the sale of the house. Also he had good knowledge of the price range and what we were able to get for the house. He had a buyer within 10 days and the price we wanted. We will be dealing with James in the future.
Robert & Michelle Dodds
I have been very happy with the amazing, professional and friendly experience with Ray White Cessnock. Meeting James has been wonderful. He has returned every phone call, answered all our questions and has been helpful, informative, approachable and friendly. Wonderful doing any real estate with him. He goes a step further. Thank you
D & T. Faro
It was a pleasure to deal with James while purchasing our property in Paxton. James was very professional throughout the sale and always made himself available if we had any questions. We would definitely be using Ray White in the future for any real estate sales and in particular would recommend James to anyone wanting to buy or sell a property.
Tracy & Dean Smith
I am grateful for the opportunity to thank Ray White and James for their assistance in my recent purchasing of my house. The house was recommended for me to view from James when i was looking at another property. I appreciated James's demeanor and non-pushy approach with me during the negotiations. Due to me being time poor i was thankful that James was patient, helpful, flexible and always professional. Thank you Ray White and Thank you James.
We were interstate buyers which added some complication to our purchase in the Hunter Valley, but despite this James was very prompt at dealing with enquiries and liaising with the vendor and the solicitor. I would have no hesitation in asking James to market a property for us in the future, should the need arise.
We had been looking for a place to call home for our retirement, the Hunter Valley region was our first choice and we had been looking for over a year. We had consulted with a few agents in the area but none had been able to provide what we were after. We then contacted James Matthews form Ray White Cessnock. James went out of his way to fulfill our needs. He arranged a few appointments for us at various properties we knew that we wanted. Before returning to Sydney we put in an offer and amazingly before we reached the freeway James rang to to say our offer had been accepted. James then kept in contact with us throughout the entire process. He was ready with an answer or would contact us soon with an answer. We would highly recommend James to anyone wanting to purchase property in the area. He has a keen knowledge of the area, he is a true gentleman in every sense of the word, he is well mannered, courteous and always punctual.
Heather & Geoffrey Bryan
Our experience with Ray White Cessnock was very good. In our dealings with James Matthews we found him to be a very pleasant and helpful agent and made our buying experience most enjoyable.
Leslie & Rhonda Smith
James and his team did a fantastic job selling our parents house. From the first day meeting James he was a pleasure to deal with. He has a very caring and supportive attitude. The preparation they take to selling a house is outstanding to the point that we got an offer for the house within 24 hours of listing. James kept us informed all the way. I would recommend James and his team at Ray White Cessnock 100% guarantee. Thank you!!
Can not thank James Matthews enough on the sale of our home and purchase of another. We were faced with a very difficult purchase of property that challenged us in every way possible as normally easy going people. James was fantastic all the way through and was with us all the way to the end. I would highly recommend James as an agent to anyone, he has a lovely personality and is very easy going. He is 100% devoted to his career and it certainly shows in his professionalism towards every aspect of real estate sales and purchases. Thanks James for getting us across the line with our purchase in what was a very difficult and stressful one for all. You really are a standout and if in future we need, we will be back and asking for you! Cheers. Job well done.
Ray and I were very pleased with James and the team at Ray White Cessnock. James was polite, courteous and helpful throughout the period of time our house was with Ray White Cessnock. Many thanks again for all your help James
Lynda & Raymond Burston
James Matthews from Ray White Cessnock is an unassuming quiet natured young man. He has just sold a home for me in Weston. His expertise in his profession is somewhat outstanding. He kept in touch about everything during the sale process. When there were some hiccups due to my health problems James quietly took the reigns to get the sale through smoothly. I can recommend this young man to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home. He is a very decent, reliable young man. We are looking to purchase another home and James is on the lookout to find the right home that will cater our needs.
Our family were fortunate in choosing Ray White Cessnock to sell our family home of 37 years. Our special thanks must go to James Matthews who handled the sale, and who was efficient, professional and considerate, thereby making the whole transaction very easy. Highly recommended.
I can't speak highly enough of James Matthews, only a phone call away. Highly recommended, would listen to what I had to say. Sold our house in 4 days and i will be buying a house through James when the time is right. The whole staff at Ray White Cessnock are fantastic, friendly and supportive.
James was very flexible and ready to accommodate us in the timing of visits, whether during the week or on weekends, including Sundays.He was always ready to spend the time with us to show us the property when it was convenient for us. James was knowledgeable about the area and the property and gave us a realistic picture of what was there and what needed some attention. He found a good balance between highlighting the good points and benefits and what may be inconveniences, so we were able to form a sound judgement for ourselves. James was very helpful in pointing us towards good professionals in the area who could help us in the due diligence process and during the sale process and beyond. The support of those professionals was and continues to be very invaluable. James was very helpful during the sale process and the interactions with the vendor who was overseas at the time, which induced some additional stress for us. James was able to guide us very clearly in terms of what needed to be done, provided the required documents, and generally helped us navigate this unfamiliar process effectively. James has a very friendly and helpful manner and style, and we found it always very pleasant to deal with him both in person and on the phone.
Francois And Penelope Faure
James is an absolute pleasure to work with. He made the whole process of buying our first home painless and trouble free. From the start you made us feel at ease and kept us informed along the way. Your honesty, professionalism and advice you gave us was greatly appreciated. Thank you for looking after us.
Peter & Elyce
We would like to say thank you to James and the team at Ray White Real Estate Cessnock for the very professional way they handled the recent sale of our property at Cedar Creek. We would highly recommend James to anyone thinking of selling property in this area.
Robin & Lyn Cox
I met Mr Matthews in February 2015 through Ray White Cessnock, when I approached the office when I decided to sell my Bellbird property. It was an absolute delight and pleasure to deal with Mr Matthews. He explained himself clearly, he is a polite straight forward chap to deal with, he helped with the paperwork, always kept his finger on the pulse, always touched base via mobile and kept me in the loop with the going on concerning my property. The sale of my property was a challenging one and he took it on with vigour, delight and wonderful determination. I wish him all the very best for his future.