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Joel Van Kalken


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Joel Van Kalken

Current Listings

4 & 5/ Davidson Road Whyanbeel                                         WHYANBEEL, 4 & 5/ Davidson Road $700,000
63 Cooya Beach Road Cooya Beach
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COOYA BEACH, 63 Cooya Beach Road $479,000
Lot 195 Barrbal Drive Cooya Beach
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COOYA BEACH, Lot 195 Barrbal Drive $429,000
7 Oasis/4-8 Morning Close Port Douglas
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PORT DOUGLAS, 7 Oasis/4-8 Morning Close Please Call

Recent Sales

23 The Beach Club/20 Davidson Street Port Douglas
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PORT DOUGLAS, 23 The Beach Club/20 Davidson Street
442 Cape Tribulation Road - Cow Bay Daintree                                          DAINTREE, 442 Cape Tribulation Road - Cow Bay
22 Endeavour Street Port Douglas
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PORT DOUGLAS, 22 Endeavour Street


If you’re looking for an agent to represent you with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity, and one who will work hard for the best possible result for YOU, then you must talk to Joel Van Kalken at LJ Hooker Port Douglas.

With 10 years experience working and teaching in the tourism industry, Joel understands people.
He understands that when you appoint him as your agent, you are employing him to represent YOU in one of the most important transactions you will ever undertake. Joel prides himself in representing your best interests from the moment you first meet until your contract is settled. A firm belief in developing strong client working relationships though open communication ensures a high level of success for both Joel and his clients alike.
He understands the importance of listening to your needs and providing the right advice. His friendly approachable manner will help guide you through the sales process every step of the way, and his extensive marketing experience combined with exemplary negotiating skills will result in the highest possible price for your property. Joel prides himself on his follow up of buyers and works hard to find the BEST buyer and not just the first buyer for your property.
His positive attitude and enthusiastic drive, combined with the strong support of the friendly vibrant LJ Hooker Port Douglas team, guarantee that clients will receive the best service possible.


Joel was a pleasure to work with throughout the sale of our property. His market knowledge was spot on and he achieved an excellent result in a difficult market. Joel has excellent communication skills and was always available at any time to answer our questions. We would not hesitate in recommending Joel to sell your property.

Andrew & Louisa - Cairns

I would highly recommend Joel for anyone in the market of selling or buying property. His professionalism and knowledge of the Port Douglas market is outstanding. He is calm and unassuming and gets things done quickly. If you are a seller he knows the correct evaluation of your home at the Port Douglas market and apart from the standard advertising opportunities available he pulls out all of the information he has on people looking for something like your property. If you are in the market to buy Joel also has you covered keeping a solid eye on the right property for you. I couldn't sing his praises any higher. Thanks Joel.


Thanks Joel. We have been most impressed with the thorough and professional way you handled the sale, and your pleasant and concise communications. In my experience many real estate agents adopt a faux sophisticated style and I’m happy to say we saw none of this with you! You’ve made the whole process very easy for us and it’s greatly appreciated.

Sadie - Melbourne

I would like to highly recommend Joel Van Kalken from LJHooker Port Douglas on his highly professional and friendly service in his selling of my property. He kept me well informed and persisted with potential clients, one of whom bought the unit. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone and would use him again on my next sale. Yours sincerely

Linda - Port Douglas

We recently listed our home for sale with LJ Hooker with Joel Van Kalken as our agent. Throughout the whole selling process, we found Joel to be excellent. We were always kept up to date with feedback from potential buyers, good or bad and we were totally confident that our property would sell under Joel's capable hands. We did sell our property in a short amount of time and this was no doubt due to Joel's knowledge and expertise. We would highly recommend Joel to any one who wishes to sell their property.

Mel & Greg - Cooya Beach

Thanks so much for having our home featured in the Gazette this week. Hopefully the huge write up along with all the photos will be a big draw card this weekend. Rob and I are very pleased with all your efforts, attention to detail and sheer enthusiasm.

Sue - Port Douglas

We just wanted to say a big thank you for all your assistance with the purchase. You made everything so easy and were reassuring when we thought things weren't going to well. It was a pleasure dealing with you and I would highly recommend LJ Hooker Port Douglas to people I know and that is because of the service and expertise we received from you. Once again Thanks

Andrea – Port Douglas

We would have no hesitation in using Joel to sell any properties in the future. We were impressed with his professionalism and attention to detail. The fact that Joel knew what his client was looking for and matched his prospective buyer to our property was remarkable. This was even more amazing to us as Joel was not our allocated agent with LJ Hooker but had in fact only inspected our property the once with the LJ Hooker team when we first listed. Once the buyer showed interest in our property Joel was very efficient in getting all the information from us to the buyer. He kept us informed at every level. He knew we were genuine sellers in the current market and understood we were not interested in protracted negotiation. We requested confidentiality during and after the selling process was completed, which Joel adhered to fully. Joel listened to us at all times and was respectful of our instructions. We trust that the buyer also felt at ease with Joel’s honesty, professionalism and high level of interaction. Thank you Joel for achieving a successful sale.

Christine & Charles – Port Douglas

I wish to recommend Joel to any future prospective client. Joel was involved in selling our house in Port Douglas during touch economic times. Throughout that period he was thoroughly professional, kept in constant communication verbally and via email and kept us thoroughly informed with honest advice. We admired his calmness and integrity through the whole process and have no hesitation in commending Joel to any future clients.

Dr Les – Adelaide

I would highly recommend Joel Van Kalken when it comes to handling the sale of your property. I found him to be very professional and quite innovative in his approach. He has quite a few new ideas to bring the property into the limelight , and certainly produced the goods in, what was at the time , a very quiet market .

Colin - Port Douglas

It gives me great pleasure to have this opportunity to acknowledge the professionalism and support given to me by one of your staff, upon the event of the marketing and sale of my home and property. I have no doubt that the early and successful sale of this property, was a result of the professionalism and personal support provided by Mr. Joel Van Kalken, of LJ Hooker Port Douglas.

Joy- Port Douglas