Dave Manby


With an unwavering focus on achieving the best possible outcome for his clients, Dave Manby has firmly established himself as one of the Gold Coast’s most successful agents. Prior to founding LJ Hooker Robina & Mudgeeraba, Dave rose to being the No.1 team leader in Australia and No.2 internationally for a renowned real estate franchise group.

His dedication for the industry, together with a strong drive to succeed and finely honed negotiation skills, have led him to being ranked in the top 100 of all real estate agents nationally. Backed by a close-knit team of specialists, Dave is the perfect choice when it comes to buying or selling.

Dave and his family are local residents, and his enthusiasm for, and knowledge of the Gold Coast and particularly acreage properties, provides a major advantage for any client.

Proud of a reputation built on honest and open communication with his clients, Dave mixes a refreshing blend of energy and experience with an easy sense of humour to present a logical and effective solution to your property needs - together with an unwavering commitment to achieving exceptional results, you will not find a more hard working, or passionate person in the real estate industry.

If you are looking for someone with that critical combination of experience, tenacity and pro-activity, then Dave Manby is ready, willing and able to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


What our customers say

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Just wanted to take the time to thank Dave for his extreme professionalism and hard work during the purchase of our home. We were impressed at the way you handled all the obstacles we faced with the seller. Your help in guiding us from the start to finish in a long and stressful process was terrific...for that, we are grateful beyond words. We would highly recommend you to anyone buying or selling a property in the future.

Marty and Andrea

Ian and I would like to say thank you very much for selling our house, you said you would get us the best price possible and you certainly delivered. We both knew from the moment we met you we had chosen the right agent. You have a very welcoming presence about you and make your clients feel like they are your number one priority. No matter how late it is or how busy you are you always return our calls. The effort you put in is remarkable. We would also like to say how eternally grateful we both are that you are also helping us to find our new home, your dedication is above and beyond. Ian and I without hesitation would recommend only you to anyone we knew wanting to sell. You are welcoming, dedicated, professional and most of all a genuine and friendly person. Thank you so very much for everything Dave we appreciate it more than words can say.

Ian and Tracey Barry

Dave Manby and his team have provided an excellent professional service when selling our property. Dave was very clear about his strategy to sell the house and followed it meticulously making minor adjustments when the market demanded it. His communication and updates with us were regular and detailed. Dave has excellent negotiating skills and was able to produce a very good outcome for us by pursuing all available options. We are happy to recommend Dave as a committed and professional real estate agent.

Rob and Colette Cooke