Clinton Eastell has dreamed of the day he would run his own agency since he started out in the industry at 19-years-old. That plan recently came to fruition with the launch of Eastell & Co – a Sunshine Coast agency which he notes is already proving a roaring financial success.

“The day I walked into real estate is the day I knew I wanted to someday own my own business,” Mr Eastell said.

“It’s been a great decision. I’ve made more money running my own business in the last two months than I’d made in the previous 12 months working for someone else.”

But the long path to success required hard work and an appetite for education. Along the way he has worked with some of the industry’s biggest brands, soaking up skills like networking, lead generation and more.

Mr Eastell did a stint working for a Toowoomba family business before being offered a position at an agency on the Sunshine Coast.

“I would be at the office from 6am to 9pm every day. I operated on the idea that you are there to turn the office alarm off in the morning, and turn it on again as you left each night.”

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