Meet Patrick Da Silva
With the inspiration of a childhood memory, Patrick has always had a love for real estate, starting in property management and finding his niche in owners corporation. His ideal getaway? A tropical beach with never-ending cocktails! Keep reading to get to know Patrick better………
How did you find yourself working in property and specifically in your field?
I have always wanted to work in real estate since I was a young kid; when my parents sold their house I was about 10 and I was in awe of the sales agent and just wanted to be like him which inspired me to join the industry. I then began working in Property Management and was drawn to Owners Corporation.
Did you grow up in Melbourne? Tell us a little about where you are from and where you live now.
I grew up in Hoppers Crossing when I was in primary school and then moved to Taylors Lakes during high school. I now live in Brunswick which I love because it’s full of culture and diversity and let’s not forget it has the best places to brunch!
What was your favourite TV show when growing up?
Can I pick two? Buffy and the OC!
What is one thing you could not live without?
Describe your ultimate holiday?
A tropical island with crystal blue water, soft white sand and unlimited cocktails!
If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?
Teleportation so I can quickly get to where I need to be
What, or who, are you a ‘closet’ fan of?
I am not a closet fan of anything or anyone, I’d happily own who I am fan girling! Own it I say J
Which sporting teams do you barrack for?
I don’t really follow any teams (not a huge sports person)
What is the best thing about your job?
Talking to different people every day and helping them resolve their issues.
What are three things still left on your bucket list?
Travel more, sky dive and hike the Kokoda trail
What is the greatest piece of advice you have received?
Don’t measure yourself to others, be your authentic and best self