SBS World News Interview

Ray Ellis was interviewed on SBS World News

In August 2016, Ray Ellis was interviewed on SBS World News on the impact of the Reserve Bank of Australia decision to lower interest rates to record lows.  Watch the Ray Ellis television interview.

Agent Playbook Interview - May 2016

Ray Ellis was interviewed by Top Agent Playbook in May 2016.

Ray Ellis was interviewed by Top Agent Playbook in May 2016. Listen to the Ray Ellis interview now.

Interview - Northern Daily Newspaper

Ray Ellis was interviewed by The Northern Daily Leader newspaper

Ray Ellis was interviewed by The Northern Daily Leader newspaper in July 2016. Read Ray Ellis comments.

Canstar Blue's 'Most Satisfied Customers Awards'

First National Real Estate wins Canstar Blue's 'Most Satisfied Customers Awards'

First National Real Estate has won Canstar Blue’s ‘Most Satisfied Customers Award for Real Estate for 2 consecutive years in 2016 and 2017.  Read Press Release.

Ray Ellis presented at the Australian Federal Parliament

Ray Ellis presented at the Australian Federal Parliament

In 2014, Ray Ellis presented at the Australian Federal Parliament in the House of Representatives to the Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into foreign investment in residential real estate.  Read More in the Australian Financial Review.

Interview - Elle Magazine

Read the Ray Ellis interview in Elle magazine on tips for first timers at property auctions

Read the Ray Ellis interview in Elle magazine on tips for first timers at property auctions. Read Ray Ellis comments.

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About Ray Ellis

Ray Ellis Brief Bio

Ray Ellis is an Australian businessman and CEO of the First National Real Estate network, the largest cooperative network of over 400 offices across Australia and New Zealand. Ray Ellis is recognised for his capacity to understand the challenges of the ever-changing business world, leadership and transformation, specialising in member based organisations, delivering growth and financial returns for all stake holders today whilst simultaneously future proofing the organization for further sustainable growth for the future.

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Current Golf Handicap
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Ray's Blogs

First National Leadership Award Winner Announced

Victorian Young Achiever Awards | 0 comments

I was recently proud to announce Dr Joanna Newton the winner of the prestigious First National Real Estate Leadership Award in the 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards. Dr Newton won the award from a strong field of nominees and was one of ten category winners announced on Friday 18th of May at Flemington – The […]

First National Real Estate Leadership Awards 2018

First National Real Estate Leadership Award | 0 comments

Last Friday and Saturday nights, I had the pleasure of handing over the First National Real Estate Leadership Award to two fine young Australians participating in the Young Achiever Awards. Emma Byrne received the NSW / ACT award, and Grant Milbourne the Tasmanian award. Both young achievers have made major contributions to their communities and […]

A Message from Ray Ellis

Real Estate Institute of Australia | 0 comments

A Message from the Chief Executive Suggestions that negative gearing is a perk for the rich are misguided and, if eliminated in the next budget, the most vulnerable in our communities could soon see unaffordable rental prices. The Real Estate Institute of Australia is right to urge the Government to retain negative gearing and the […]

Forced Reverse Mortgages Not Fair

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Forced Reverse Mortgages Threaten Australia’s Social Fabric A proposal to force pensioners into a national reverse mortgage scheme threatens to fundamentally change Australia’s social fabric and the relationship we have with the family home, potentially also leading to a collapse in house prices. To solve the problem of funding retirement pensions into the future, the […]

Testimonials

I have had the privilege of working with Ray Ellis since taking the opportunity to expand my career with First National Real Estate.

Throughout my professional life in both the private sector and defence I have had exposure to a vast range of true professionals, leaders and amazing business minds – it is without hesitation that I say Ray Ellis is by far the most accomplished and effective business leader I have had the opportunity to work with.

Ray’s ability to develop, monitor and execute business strategy is exceptional, combined with the integrity he demonstrates through his inclusive leadership style and willingness to assist his team achieve, encourages an environment of growth, productiveness and professionalism.

I am truly excited about my opportunity to further develop both personally and professionally under Ray’s guidance and coaching.

Brad PurcellDirector at First National Real Estate Collective

Ray is a mentor to many of the staff at First National Real Estate including myself. He has always offered support and encouragement to me in my role and has assisted me in growing and developing within the First National network. Ray always has time for staff and his door is always open.

Michael BeckerXponential Philanthropy