About Olive & Gella

We’re not aiming to be the biggest – just the best!

We started this business because we believed Sydney was ready for a more personal approach to real estate. We’re a boutique, family-owned real estate agency that focuses on superior personal service and great results for our clients.

Located in the trendy Sydney suburb of Balmain, we’re only a five minute drive from Sydney CBD. We adore this area, but are happy to lend our services to clients throughout the Inner West.

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The Boss Adored by landlords and tenants alike, Rosie has been managing properties for 20 years. She listens to everyone’s problems, offers advice and even babysits for tenants on occasion. Rosie plays bridge and loves Billy Joel, much to Leta and John’s dismay. Olive doesn’t seem to mind though.

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Maintenance & Inspections A farmer in South Africa for more than 40 years, John is an absolute perfectionist when it comes to maintenance, inspections and coffee. His eye for detail, diligent contractor supervision and meticulous note-taking ensure your property is in good hands.

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Legal Eagle Originally from South Dakota in the United States, Leta immigrated to Australia in 2008. She worked as a lawyer in a large Sydney law firm, but now handles all the legal aspects of Olive & Gella. It was often cold back in South Dakota, so she appreciates a sunny weekend at the beach.

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Customer Relations A happy and enthusiastic West Highlands Terrier, Olive is the cutest dog in Balmain (although we’re probably biased). She’s well known in the neighbourhood, as she frequents all the cool cafés on Darling Street. She’s always ready to help, or at least let you scratch her belly.

How can we help? Let us know!