Meet Nigel Watts – co-founder Niva Property

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Niva (pronounced neeva) Property is an independent buyer’s agent whose vision is to help people achieve financial freedom by purchasing quality investment-grade properties. Niva Property was founded by Nigel Watts together with his wife Vanessa, and is supported by a team of trusted partners and advisors. 

Nigel Watts - Principal and Buyer's Agent

  • Qualified Property Investment Advisor (QPIA®)
  • Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent
  • Bachelor of Engineering

Purchasing his first property at 25 (25 years ago), Nigel has served as an Officer in the Australian Navy, followed by a very successful career leading the development of world-leading technology solutions for estimating/valuing the cost of buildings, roads and landscaping projects.

Nigel’s passion for helping people, for real estate and for property investment, however, was resolute and he formed Niva Property to help his family and friends, and now others, get closer to financial freedom and have more choices in life.

Nigel’s very successful career is founded on professionalism, first-class customer service and absolute integrity.   At a personal level, Nigel has built a multi-million dollar portfolio in multiple states.  He also has experience with different types of acquisitions (off-the-plan, new house builds, existing properties) and significant hands-on renovation experience.

Training and education are a key focus for Nigel.  He has also attained his Qualified Property Investment Advisor (QPIA®) accreditation through the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA).  In an indsurty full of sharks, this accreditation recognises a commitment to professionalism and excellence, whilst giving clients confidence they are dealing with a professional who adheres to a strict code of conduct and continuing professional education.

Nigel Watts

As a buyer’s agent, he works tirelessly for his clients to ensure they purchase the best investment grade property at the right price, taking complete control of the acquisition process for them. To achieve this, he leverages his personal property experiences and extensive training, as well as 20+ years of project and contract management experience.

Nigel also has a Masters of Information Technology from the University of Newcastle.

Nigel enjoys his spare time with his family from their home base at Merewether in NSW, enjoys keeping fit and loves all watersports especially swimming, windsurfing and sailing. 

Read more here about why Nigel decided to become a property investment adviser and buyer’s agent.

Contact the buyer’s agents team at Niva Property
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