Alice Hagen
Alice Hagen Principal / Licensed Real Estate Agent

GET TO KNOW ALICE HAGEN

MY NAME: Alice Hagen

I AM: Co-Founder of Calibre, mother and mentor to 3 boys, passionate about wholefoods and an active lifestyle.

PROUDEST MOMENT: Receiving the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Property and Construction award from Business News in 2015!

BIGGEST CHALLENGE: Starting a company in the midst of the global financial crisis in 2008 – 2009 whilst also becoming a mother, for the first time.

ALARM CLOCK: Generally powered by my boys, back up alarm goes off at 6am.

PERFECT DAY: Starting the day with a plant based smoothie, then enjoying the outdoors with our boys, whether going to the beach or going on an adventure through a national park.

FIRST JOB: Video Store Assistant

SUPER HERO POWER: Not needing caffeine!

FAVOURITE SPOT IN BRISBANE: Brisbane is so fortunate to have so many amazing parks and bike trails! We love to having picnics and family bike rides. There are so many to choose a favourite!

INSPIRATION: A mini break to Montville or Byron Bay to refresh and refocus.

CALIBRE IS: A boutique agency focusing on innovation, amazing client experiences and great team culture.

When Alice and Justin bought their first home together they were disappointed with the experience: their agent did not show a lot of care and they felt like just another transaction.

Alice and Justin Hagen founded Calibre Real Estate in 2009 because they were determined to make a difference.

Alice studied forensic science but always had an interest in property - it was something her grandmother encouraged. She followed her passion and now proudly leads a team of people at Calibre who, like her, care about the clients they work with and the communities they work in.

As far as Alice is concerned, people come first. Whether you’re a buyer, seller, renter or landlord, Alice strives to take the confusion out of your property experience. For Alice, good customer service is everything.

Alice is also big on community support. Calibre Real Estate donates a percentage of all net sales commissions to local, national and overseas charities and community groups. As you might expect, the money Calibre donates is making a world of difference to the lives of many people.

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BRISBANE

I moved up to Brisbane in 2006 from Sydney with Justin, as we were wanting to get into the property market. Over the past decade, I have come to adopt Brisbane as my hometown as I love how dynamic this city is with the amount of growth, culture and development that has transpired. Brisbane is very community focused and an amazing city to raise our young family!

ALICE'S ARTICLES

renovating for a profit
renovating for a profit
renovating for a profit

Expert Tips That’ll Have You Renovating For A Profit Like A Pro

Calibre’s Principal, Alice Hagen bought her first property, together with Top Calibre Sales Agent and now husband Justin Hagen, when she was just 24 years old. …
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water consumption
water consumption

How To Charge Your Tenants For Their Water Consumption

All good property management agencies will recommend that their lessors invest in obtaining a water compliance certificate. This enables the landlord to charge tenants for their water consumption. While the lessor has the onus to prove that the property is water …
rental return
rental return
rental return

How To Ensure Rental Return Makes Your Investment More Fruitful

It’s safe to say that the success of your property investment will rely heavily on two major factors; capital growth and rental return. A consistent & reliable rental return will …
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hazardous property manager
hazardous property manager

How To Spot A Bad Property Manager & Avoid Them

In this article, we’ve exposed the 7 indicative traits of a bad Property Manager. Sharing her knowledge and experience from both a professional and personal viewpoint is Calibre Real Estate’s Principal, Alice …
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The 7 Basics to Presenting Your Property For Open Homes

Opening your home for inspection is the best way to present your home to potential buyers when it’s listed for sale. What’s more, it will drive all the buyers into your property at the same time creating a great competitive …