About Us

Founded in 1991 by Wayne P. Nicholson, First National Nicholson is known as one of the region's most successful real estate teams for constantly exceeding their clients expectations. As Townsville's longest serving residential agency, our reputation has been built on our customer service and professional knowledge and advice passed on to our clients. Our Property Management team, lead by Julie Smart (Operations Manager) manages an estimated $218,000,000 worth of Townsville investment property. We are constantly improving our systems and utilising technology available so as to help provide a better service and ultimately, a better return on our Landlords investment. Our Sales team are energetic and experienced leaders in the Townsville marketplace. We offer the best in online marketing strategies combined with world class negotiation skills and open homes every single weekend - year round. Managing Director Wayne P. Nicholson is recognised in the industry as a leading Auctioneer and regarded by his First National peers as the very best in Australia and New Zealand. Wayne has had a long, illustrious career which included travelling Australia and New Zealand to train First National Principals and Sales People. Wayne was also appointed Chairman of the First National Queensland Council for 4 years and Chairman of the First National Board of Directors. Some of Wayne's other accolades are: President of the Townsvile REIQ Branch for 2 years and Treasurer of the same for 4 years. Wayne's proudest achievement to date is REIQ Life Membership which he was presented with in 2016. Wayne is the only life member of the REIQ in Townsville. In 2016, Dayne Watson was appointed to the First National Queensland Council where he plays a pivotal role in the continual development of the First National Network in Queensland. Backed by the strength, support and expertise of the First National network that incorporates over 400 offices across Australia and New Zealand. The First National family provides one of the largest networks of potential buyers and tenants ready to be introduced to your property.