James McCowan started his career in the industry as a junior property manager in 1991, when he worked diligently and finished each day with a new lesson learned.

With his country upbringing, James has the clarity and simplicity of mind associated with those on the land. He says their approach to most things is pragmatic – whether it’s real estate or any other business – they work hard and love the process.

James also recognises that flexibility is another invaluable asset for real estate professionals as is the need to be a good listener, who can read between the lines and have an understanding of timing.

To date James’ top five sales include 62 Wunulla Rd, Point Piper ($28.75 million); 108 Wolseley Rd, Point Piper ($26 million); Santina Penthouse, Darling Point ($10.35 million); 5-7 Cranbrook Ln, Bellevue Hill ($10 million) and  99 Wolseley Rd, Point Piper ($10 million).

Languages: English

 


34 Years of experience
$ 28.75 M Record Sale Price
$ 100000 M Total Career Sales
$ 10000 M Average Sale Price

 

James' Portfolio

  • Selling
  • Sold
18 & 20 Pioneers Crescent, Bangalow For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Bangalow18 & 20 Pioneers Crescent
270ac
House
For Sale Expressions of Interest
283-285 Mount Irvine Road, Mount Irvine For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Mount Irvine283-285 Mount Irvine Road
5
2
7
18.91ha
For Sale $2,850,000
306 Manar Road, Braidwood For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Braidwood306 Manar Road
8
3
80ha
For Sale Contact agent
Lot 54, 61 Mount Ousley Road, Wollongong For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
WollongongLot 54, 61 Mount Ousley Road
5
3
3
31ha
For Sale Expressions of Interest
47 Old Trunk Road, Arkell For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Arkell47 Old Trunk Road
7
4
3
For Sale Auction
65 Citriadora Drive, Ewingsdale For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Ewingsdale65 Citriadora Drive
3
2
4
107.02ac
For Sale Expressions of Interest Closing 21st June, 4pm
106 Rosebank Road, Rosebank For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Rosebank106 Rosebank Road
4
2
5
70.8ac
For Sale Guide $1,900,000
81 Shaws Lane, Tuckombil For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Tuckombil81 Shaws Lane
4
2
4
63.42ac
For Sale GUIDE $2,790,000
41 Marine Parade, Byron Bay For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Byron Bay41 Marine Parade
4
5
4
803sqm
For Sale Private Auction
934 Promised Land Road, Gleniffer For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Gleniffer934 Promised Land Road
9
6
3
42.42ha
For Sale Expressions of Interest
47 New South Head Road, Vaucluse For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Vaucluse47 New South Head Road
6
5
6
For Sale Expressions of Interest
2493 Jenolan Caves Road, Hampton For Sale by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Hampton2493 Jenolan Caves Road
5
3
6
For Sale Contact Agent
33/7-59 Macquarie Street, Sydney Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Sydney33/7-59 Macquarie Street
2
2
2
Sold Contact agent
210-226 Algies Road, Belbora Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Belbora210-226 Algies Road
7
3
5
689.4ha
Sold Contact agent
1050 Lismore Road, Nashua Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Nashua1050 Lismore Road
5
2
10
41.04ha
Sold Contact agent
323 Eureka Road, Eureka Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Eureka323 Eureka Road
3
1
10
53.39ha
Sold Contact agent
34 Bencluna Lane, Eureka Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Eureka34 Bencluna Lane
36.42ha
Other (Rural)
Sold Contact agent
421 Booyong Road, Booyong Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Booyong421 Booyong Road
3
2
2
13.84ha
Sold Contact agent
351 Zara Road, Zara Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Zara351 Zara Road
7
4
12
139.46ac
Sold Contact agent
280 Picadilly Hill Road, Coopers Shoot Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Coopers Shoot280 Picadilly Hill Road
3
2
6
2.02ha
Sold Contact agent
50 Kite Street, Orange Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Orange50 Kite Street
5
2
2
Sold Contact agent
1141 Friday Hut Road, Binna Burra Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Binna Burra1141 Friday Hut Road
2
2
5
39.34ha
Sold Contact agent
2146 Freemantle Road, Freemantle Sold by Sydney Sotheby's International Realty
Freemantle2146 Freemantle Road
5
4
2
106ha
Sold Confidential

James' Testimonials

Testimonial from Arno & Xanthe Lenior - 6b Clairvaux Rd, Vaucluse
Totally looked after and at ease with every step of the process

We recently employed the services of James McCowan and his team to sell our family home in Vaucluse. James exceeded our expectations at every turn, focusing on our needs and requests. We always felt totally looked after and at ease with every step of the process. His professionalism, expertise & marketing ability was exceptional & regular telephone and written updates following open inspections kept us fully informed about the progress, always expressing his recommendations clearly & sincerity. We would be delighted to recommend James services to any prospective clients. Read More

Arno & Xanthe Lenior - 6b Clairvaux Rd, Vaucluse - April 2023
Testimonial from Leonard Karpin - 99 Wolseley Road, Point Piper
People of this superb quality are very rare

It is pleasing to me that I am writing this reference for James McCowan. While I have only known James for just over one year, I have come to appreciate the “something” very special about this young man. He demonstrates a supreme intelligence with a calm purposeful disposition and a strong, yet modest and caring nature. He demonstrates intuitive problem solving techniques coupled with a breadth of understanding that is most unique. James has outstanding leadership capabilities. James has the total respect of his peers and clients alike both for the qualities which I have described above and for the humble and sincere manner in which he conducts himself and leads others. His reliability is faultless. His effectiveness is “top shelf” and his integrity is beyond question. James is destined for success, not only because of his extraordinary ability and not only because of his determination to succeed. It is the whole package that will “do it” for him. James has taken the “sting” out of the Sale of our existing home and the search for something suitable for my wife and myself for the future.

It is an absolute pleasure for me to recommend James McCowan to you. People of this superb quality are very rare. Read More

Leonard Karpin - 99 Wolseley Road, Point Piper - April 2023
Testimonial from Greg Duncan - 6/202 Jersey Road, Woollahra
Your team exceeded our every expectation

I write to express my gratitude and admiration for the service provided by you and your Team to facilitate the sale of our investment property situated at 6/202 Jersey Road, Woollahra. Whilst I have known you through business for many years I have not previously had occasion to appoint you to manage the sale of a property. On this particular occasion we interviewed a number of agents including some who claimed to be more experienced in this particular area. However, after careful consideration we decided to appoint you in the belief that you would provide the highest level of professionalism, service and outcome. Might I say that not only were we never disappointed but constantly you and your Team exceeded our every expectation. I won't bother you with the details but in every respect, from start to finish, from small issues to big issues, you anticipated, you were proactive and you got the result.

Thank you once again and please pass on our appreciation to members of your Team. Knowing full well of your expert follow-up and networking I am sure we will hear from you on a regular basis, but in any event you will certainly be the first person we will turn to on the next occasion. Read More

Greg Duncan - 6/202 Jersey Road, Woollahra - April 2023
Testimonial from Susie Thomas - 477 Glenmore Road, Paddington
I am delighted with the result and the process

James McCowan and his team worked tirelessly to sell my Paddington terrace recently and I am delighted with the result and the process. James contacted me on a daily basis, supporting and guiding me but never pushing me into unwanted or hasty decisions. His professional yet personable approach is unique, I felt as though I was dealing with a knowledgeable old friend. When my father suddenly became ill and died during the campaign, James took control of the situation, offering to feed animals and open the house - leaving me to spend that precious time with my Dad. This is truly going above and beyond the call of duty.

If you want the best, I highly recommend James and his team to everyone selling their property - you will not be disappointed. Thank you James Read More

Susie Thomas - 477 Glenmore Road, Paddington - April 2023
Testimonial from Henry Lechem – 18 Burrabirra Avenue, Vaucluse
A great result for Burrabirra Avenue

My wife and I wanted to thank you sincerely for all your hard work and effort you put in to achieve a great result for Burrabirra Avenue. As you know it has been our family home for the best part of 30 years and we were very intent on appointing the right person to sell our home. Your hands on approach and sensible step and step guidance made the transaction very pleasant indeed. Read More

Henry Lechem – 18 Burrabirra Avenue, Vaucluse - April 2023

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