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Marquette Turner Expose




An insight into the lives and thinking of those members of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, including the founders Michael Marquette & Simon Turner

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EXPOSE: Christine Watson’s Australian Defence Force Academy Experience

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Family is important to us all, whether it is immediate or indirect or friends who form our family.   Part of my family, is being a God Mother to Patrick.  This week I was lucky enough to be the guest of Patrick’s parents and accompanying them to his graduation from the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) in Canberra.

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Real Estate Buyer Enquiries and the Internet Charlatans

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes recently received enquiries for two properties from a potential overseas buyer. Both properties are in New South Wales and have substantial price tags. Doing what any good agent does, she responded to the enquiry, advised the price of the properties and asked a few extra questions to qualify and validate the enquiry. The enquiry is allegedly from an Army Captain serving with the United Nations in Iraq.

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EXPOSE of Luxury Real Estate Agent Christine Watson

The past two weekends in Sydney have been festivities of football grand finals.  Our streets, stores, cars, buses and trains have been decked out in streamers and balloons supporting the teams playing. In Sydney, we are lucky.  We have four codes of football – Soccer (football), Australian Rules Football (AFL), Rugby League (league) and Rugby Union (union).   Our home is a League and Union “home”, although some in the workplace would say more League than Union!

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Travel Time for Luxury Real Estate Agent Michael Marquette: Expose 12

Having spent the last two weeks traveling with Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, Sydney luxury real estate agent Michael Marquette recalls the first time he stepped onto a plane to head overseas. It was 2002 and I’d never left Australia before that and I can recall the nervousness and excitement that I felt.

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Luxury Real Estate Agent Christine Watson: EXPOSE (part 10) – I am my Father’s Daughter

Luxury Real Estate Agent Christine Watson talks fondly of her father on his birthday. I was always “dad’s little girl” and our relationship was very special. As a real estate agent with his own business – Brian Watson Real Estate, his values were very high.  I recall him painting a vendor’s house prior to putting it on the market.  His vendor was 83 and riddled with arthritis.

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Sydney Real Estate Agent Michael Marquette: EXPOSE (part 11) “I never thought I was good at sport”

Sydney real estate agent Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes continues his Expose and Masterplan all in one. I guess sport taught me so much during my younger years and I still love to watch Athletics at the Olympics and I adore the Brisbane Broncos in rugby league. You just never know what you might be good at and I love the fact that I was exposed to so many wonderful sports.

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Sydney Real Estate Agent Michael Marquette: EXPOSE (part 10) – The Inspiration of a Grandfather

Luxury real estate agent, Sydney real estate agent, Queensland real estate agent, and all round “star”, Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes delivers the 10th installment of his Expose, recalling the very special relationship and mentoring of his grandfather.

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Sydney Real Estate Agent Michael Marquette: My Little Sister Expose (part 9)

Sydney Real Estate Agent Michael Marquette speaks in his latest expose about his little sister. I spent much of my childhood with my young sister although there was a fairly large age difference. We went skateboarding down the drive together, built cubby houses and generally had fun being together. We played dolls (yes I can admit that), made all sorts of “new” inventions that we were sure would change the world and used our imaginations to have a lot of fun.

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Sydney Real Estate Agent Christine Watson Goes on Her Round-the-World travel (Expose part 9)

Sydney & Australian real estate agent, Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes talks of the travel as she came of age. Leaving home at 19, she caught a ship to Southampton, via the Panama Canal. Travelling via Auckland, Tahiti, Panama City, Ponte Delgarda, her first overseas experience was memorable.

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Sydney Real Estate Agent, Michael Marquette – the Terrible Curse of Violence (Expose part 8)

Violence is very tough to talk about and it brings up so many memories of my childhood. It’s amazing how many people out there cover up what is actually going on at home – after all most of it is hidden behind a closed door. I guess it’s a combination of fear, feeling alone and powerless and completely intimidated by the person involved. Michael Marquette’s EXPOSE clearly demonstrates that violence is never ok.

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