Well-known throughout Melbourne for his outstanding results and trustworthy, caring nature, Craig Shearn's real estate experience spans 30 years - 17 of those as a highly-successful inner-city sale and auction specialist.
Amongst the finest auctioneers in the country and a Licensed Estate Agent, Craig has presided over more than 1,700 auctions. Putting this extensive knowledge into practice every day, he is a member of the REIV and the Australian Institute of Company Directors, as well as an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of Australia.
As a Director of Jellis Craig Corporate, Craig has assisted with the successful growth of the 14-office Jellis Craig Group as well as the charter for the charitable Jellis Craig Foundation.
As Director and Managing Partner of Jellis Craig Inner North, he leads a team who, over the past 10 years, have been recognised for setting industry best standards. Personally achieving an 84 per cent clearance rate at or before auction, he has maintained a 97 per cent success rate overall. These outstanding results have Jellis Craig Inner North's satisfied clients continually referring their friends and family.
Placing your trust in Craig Shearn and Jellis Craig Inner North comes with an assortment of essential marketing benefits. Across the Jellis Craig Group, sales consultants are provided with a genuine incentive to cross-refer buyers, driving the sale price to its optimum.
Alongside the Jellis Craig Magazine, with 5,000 copies distributed to all open homes and auctions, the weekly Market View is emailed to more than 15,000 subscribers every Wednesday, detailing all new Group listings together with a soft copy of the magazine.
Focusing on each marketing campaign with intent to deliver the very best results, sales consultants can attend every photo shoot. By guiding vendors and photographers, the goal is to capture the finest images designed to attract quality buyers from the start of every campaign.
Every open home and auction is manned by two to three sales consultants. As well as ensuring the security of the vendor's home, sales consultants can focus on gleaning crucial information from prospective buyers, to ensure the best outcome come sale day.
Craig Shearn, Jellis Craig Inner North and the Jellis Craig Group are all heavily involved in the local community.
Craig's long-term fundraising involvement with the Epworth Hospital Foundation now sees him sitting on a committee who raise funds from the Annual Golf Day and Charity Ball.
Jellis Craig Inner North sponsor Alphington, Clifton Hill and Fairfield Primary Schools, providing much-needed promotional and financial support for fetes and art shows. The team also financially sponsor Clifton Hill Cricket Club, Yarra Jets Soccer Club and the Northern Falcons Junior Football Club.
This year, the Jellis Craig Foundation will continue its partnership with Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA),Very Special Kids (VSK) as well as being actively involved with the charity Hands Across The Water - having funded the successful completion of a home for 18 orphaned Thai children.