New Stroud Homes Toowoomba Sales Assistant – Fraser Hess

New Stroud Homes Toowoomba Sales Assistant – Fraser Hess

Introducing your new Sales Assistant – meet Fraser Hess

With extensive sales experience and a real passion for the real estate industry, born and bred local Fraser Hess is Stroud Homes Toowoomba’s newest addition to the team.

“I really enjoy talking with people and understanding their wants and needs, and finding ways to help achieve this,” says Fraser when asked what he’ll bring to the team.

We have a chat to Fraser to get to know him better..

Could you tell us a bit about yourself and your background?

I grew up on a dairy farm near the Bunya Mountains about 100kms North-West of Toowoomba, so I have a real love for the land and hope to one day own my own farm.

I also went to boarding school here in Toowoomba before moving to Brisbane for University to study Business Management.

And your career, what have you done before Stroud Homes?

Before joining Stroud Homes in Toowoomba, I lived in Brisbane for ten years, and graduated from the University of Queensland with a Business Management degree.

I’ve worked predominantly for professional sports teams, with both the Brisbane Broncos and Brisbane Bullets in a commercial sales role.

I really enjoyed working in the sporting industry and the perks that came with the job – sitting court-side at a Bullets game was a real highlight!

What made you want to work for Stroud Homes Toowoomba?

I’ve always been interested in real estate but didn’t really know how to get a foot in the door. My wife and I have been wanting to move back to Toowoomba to start a family so when I saw this opportunity I jumped at it!

I thought with my sales experience and passion for the real estate industry I’d do well. I knew Stroud Homes had a reputation for being a quality builder and that this was a product that I could really stand behind.

What do you think is most important when choosing a builder?

I think the most important thing is to choose a builder that suits your needs and has the flexibility to work with you.

If you’re building your first home and getting into the market, then sticking to a budget is probably high on your list. However, if you’re looking at building your forever home, then I think quality would become the most important factor.

I also think speaking to as many people as possible helps to get a better idea of the build process and the steps involved.

What’s your favourite Stroud Homes design and why?

My dream is to live on 100 acres and run a few cattle, so I really like the acreage style homes. Of the acreage home designs I’d probably say the Montego 329 is my favourite.

I really like the openness of the kitchen/living areas and that the master suite has its own wing. I also like the grandness of the driveway/garage when you drive up.

Montego 393 Mountain Façade

How do you like to spend your free time? Any fun facts about you?

I really enjoy playing sports and travelling when I get the chance. I also have a real love for American Sports, mainly NBA and NFL. So, most of my weekends are taken up with sport.

When I’m not doing that, I really love just chilling at home with my wife, Lauren, and doing a bit of gardening, watch Netflix or playing with our cat – Millhouse!


If you are interested in building your dream home in Toowoomba, don’t hesitate to contact Fraser and the Stroud Homes Toowoomba team by calling 0438 703 586.

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