Raptors Coach versus Hellas Sponsor in Auction Showdown

Friday September 9th 2016, George Kargiotis and Rachel Lawrie will go head to head in the first ever "In Real Estate Auction Competition". Ray White South Australia is hosting its internal 2016 Auctioneer of the Year Competition, with a very exciting and unique twist that will set it apart from others. On the auction competition circuit it is the most realistic auction competition ever held.

The competition will be the first ever to require auctioneers to attend the open inspection prior to the auction and brief both the vendor and the agent, before holding the on-site auction at the front of the property. This auction scenario has been designed to allow contestants the best opportunity to shine and give their peak performance. 

The competition has been well received by the franchise group, with a mixed field of experienced and novice auctioneers taking up the challenge. There is a great blend of very experienced auctioneers and a number of first-timers taking part this year, bringing some really exciting moments to the stage and will make for some great spectating. 

The contestants for this year’s competition includes industry veterans Brett Pilgrim, Jason O’Halloran and Trent Godfrey, all regulars on the competition circuits. Alex Ellis, George Kargiotis, Michael Cavuoto, Petra Mells and Rachel Lawrie have all been in the real estate industry for some time and have decided to give auction competitions a go for the first time.

But the real game is within the competition between the West Adelaide Hellas Raptors Coach, George Kargiotis and West Adelaide Hellas Sponsor, Rachel Lawrie. Both George and Rachel are highly competitive in the real estate world, but knowing their underlying nature and passionate love of sport it is sure to be the real show down.

 Ray White Adelaide's and Raptors Coach George Kargiotis

Ray White Adelaide's and Raptors Coach George Kargiotis

George is not only a highly successful and consistent real estate agent, he formerly was a brilliant mortgage broker transferring his stella customer service skills to his new love of real estate. Additionally his passionate and highly competitive nature stemming from playing as a goal keeper for 9 years with Pontian Eagles Amateur Soccer Club and coaching for 1 year, (successfully winning titles in his playing years), transfer directly into striving for sensational winning results in real estate. Impressively he continues to coach soccer with great passion, evident through a couple of season indiscretions seeing him benched. His first year heading Raptors he has lead the team to a respectable mid ladder finish. George's coaching motto, "Do as I say, not as I do".

 Ray White SA Metro's & West Adelaide Hellas Sponsor Rachel Lawrie

Ray White SA Metro's & West Adelaide Hellas Sponsor Rachel Lawrie

You can expect Rachel to come out firing with her fierce country charisma. Known to only strive to succeed in anything she puts her mind to, she will be a force to watch out for. As a highly successful marine biologist, multiple National, Grand National and Royal Show Champion equestrian rider, not to mention the many real estate awards she has accumulated in her short 3 year career, there is great expectations for this novice auctioneer.

This definitely is a moment not to miss, with George's soccer success and Rachel Rangers Pedigree this will be one soccer showdown. All public are welcome and can be part of this spectacular showdown at "Partridge House", 38 Partridge Street, Glenelg this Friday the 9th of September from 1pm-4pm.