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Meet the MBA Team

We have decades of industry experience. We are independent and 100% Australian owned.

As a strong core team with a great network of other buyer representatives,
we’re big enough to handle virtually any challenge but small enough to be flexible and responsive.

Meet the experienced Melbourne Buyers Advocate staff below ...

Mark Purves Buyers Advocate


Senior Buyer
Licensed Estate Agent

Mark’s been in property since 1988, holding senior roles with some of the biggest and best agencies and developing an impressive network across the diverse Melbourne real estate industry.

He is a fully licensed Estate Agent – and knows all the ins and outs sales agents will use.

Born and raised in Melbourne, he loves everything about this city’s property markets.

In his few spare moments when he is not buying great properties for great prices for MBA buyers, Mark takes time with his wife and kids to indulge in his 4WD / camping / fishing / mountain biking passions.

Office Hours +61 3 9813 8444
After Hours 0419 335 755

Paul Garson Buyers Advocate


A.A.I.C., M.R.E.I., Director
Licensed Estate Agent
Licensed Certified Practising Conveyancer (Vic)

Paul’s been fascinated with the intricacies of property since 1989 when he established his conveyancing Practice in Adelaide.

He move to Melbourne in 2000 where he started Stonnington Conveyancing and then Melbourne Buyers Advocates, establishing an impressive industry track record – especially in the Stonnington and Boroondara Council areas.

Paul was also a Councillor of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers (Victorian Division) for 8 years, and has a special interest and expertise in inner Urban Consolidaiton subdivisional and development work.

While he loves and has fully embraced Melbourne life, he retains a deep passion for his beloved Port Adelaide.

Office Hours +61 3 9813 8444
After Hours 0412 232 911

Garvin Pereira Melbourne Buyers Advocate


A.A.I.C. Senior Conveyancer
Settlements Manager
Diploma of Financial Services (Conveyancing)

Garvin’s been involved in Conveyancing and Settlements since 1985.

His extensive knowledge, calm demeanour, sense of humour and genuine care are central to MBA’s ability to reduce buying and settlement stress for our Clients.

Garvin’s contacts within the Banks, Land Registry, State Revenue, and the like are invaluable to MBA and our Clients.

His cool head is there to assist MBA Clients with their complex negotiations and settlements – unless the Kangaroos are playing.

Office Hours +61 3 9813 8444
After Hours 0414 511 882

Tom Hanna Buyers Advocate Melbourne


A.A.I.C. Conveyancer
LLB (Flinders)

Tom graduated from Flinders University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice, joining Melbourne Buyers Advocates and Stonnington Conveyancing in 2015 to develop as a Property Law Specialist.

Tom assists our Clients with buying and settlements, and also prepares Sales Documentation for our Buyers who are also selling.

With a sharp mind, extreme diligence and a calm head, Tom delivers exceptional results for MBA’s Clients.

Tom has embraced his new life in Melbourne and its vibrant Property market. He is an essential and popular part of the MBA team and its client service, except when his Adelaide Crows play Paul’s Port Power in the Showdowns.

Office Hours +61 3 9813 8444
After Hours 0437 917 465

With me every step of the way – advising me
on price and contract negotiation.