Principal & Licensed Real Estate Agent
A trusted name in Real Estate, George Rafty's humble, truthful and personable approach gives him the ability to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients over the past 28 years. Always with best interests at heart, his caring and genuine personality continually brings out enjoyable and favourable experiences for his clients.
George's incredible work ethic has placed him in the top 1% of Agents in Australia for more than 27 years, and he has recently been named a finalist for the REB Awards 2020 Sales Agent of the Year. His expertise is a living testament to selling properties and providing the community with the highest level of service and marketing, whilst leading an award-winning sales team. His results speak for themselves, selling more residential property than any other agent in Newcastle and consistently selling more than 100 properties annually over the past 12 years.
As Principal of First National Newcastle City, George loves leading a unique and caring-focused team that continually strives for their client's success. He has pioneered a culture prioritising unity, professionalism and a strong work ethic, ensuring everyone is committed to doing the best by their clients, colleagues and the community at large.
After starting First National Newcastle City office in 2016, George exceeded his own expectations from the very outset. From leading his team to the 3rd Top Office Nationwide in the same year it was founded, to then becoming the Number 1 Office in Australia, the brand has become incredibly well known and much loved across the Hunter region – George couldn’t be prouder of his achievements at First National. A multi-award winner throughout his 28 year career – George’s experience, market knowledge and professionalism sees him consistently setting record prices for sales across Newcastle, making him one of the most sought after Agents in the region.
George Rafty’s milestone achievements include:
- First National Real Estate Group: National Salesperson of the Year 2016-2020
- First National Real Estate Group: #1 Selling agent 2016-2020
- Real Estate Institute of Australia REIA National Awards of Excellence: Finalist Residential Salesperson 2017
- REINSW Awards of Excellence - Winner Residential Salesperson 2016
- REB Top 100 Agents 2012 - 2019
- REB Regional Sales Agent Of The Year Finalist 2014, 2015, 2020
When he’s not selling property, George loves going away with family, having friends over for a barbecue and entertaining loved ones at home. You can find him relaxing amongst good food and great company, whether he’s enjoying bonding time with his kids or just kicking back watching a good game of footy.