Team Profile



Simon McGrath


Simon McGrath – Principal Abel McGrath

REIWA Grandmaster 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,

As a founding partner of Abel McGrath and one of the top agents in WA and Australia, Simon’s unwavering client focus, honesty, commitment, dedication, professionalism, knowledge and energy make him one of the most highly regarded and respected agents in the Western Suburbs.

His dedicated team of talented professionals shares his fundamental principles of providing unsurpassed customer service and the latest market information resulting in client service and sales above and beyond expectation.

Simon’s vast local knowledge, community ties and wealth of real estate experience, along with shrewd negotiation skills and uncompromising integrity make him a driving force in the local area.

“I love to use my marketing nous and negotiating skills to deliver huge value in all my interactions with my clients. What brings me the greatest joy is achieving a great outcome for people. It brings me, and them, huge satisfaction and I love it.”

Committed to achieving the highest sale price for his clients, reflected in his remarkable results, unprecedented customer service, extensive customer base and repeat referrals, Simon has moved 130 families in the last financial year and as he says – “I love to move people” - so let him move you!

Testimonials:

Christian and Katherine of Mount Claremont - Vendor
We have bought and sold through Simon McGrath three times. For us trust is very important. We wouldn’t go to anyone else. Simon is always available and we feel he will always give us honest advice and go the extra mile. We could not recommend Simon, his colleague John and the Abel McGrath team more highly. We are second generation McGraths! Our folks also exclusively trust Simon with their Real Estate transactions. Now that is saying something!

April of Mount Claremont - Purchaser
Simon is wonderful to work with. He made purchasing my first home a pleasant and comfortable experience. I highly recommend Simon McGrath and the Abel McGrath Property Group.

Diana of Mount Lawley - Vendor
Simon and the team did a great job applying some creative marketing tactics to selling our apartment. I was a little sceptical at first, but decided to put my trust in the experts, and it absolutely worked. Very pleased with the results and enjoyed the process.




Very pleased with the personal and professional service Team McGrath provided selling our Swanbourne property.

James - Vendor


We definitely chose the right agent in Simon McGrath. The impressive research done by Simon and his colleague, John Hunter together with their broad experience, knowledge and skills gave us confidence to make decisions through each stage of the selling process. They achieved an excellent result, presenting multiple offers in the first week. We were very happy with the efficiency and communication from Simon and his team and have no hesitation in recommending them to both buyers and sellers.

Louise - Vendor


After two successful house sales (2008 and 2015) I continue to be impressed with Simon's frankness and integrity in pitching a house for the market. He has a thorough knowledge of the area, and his commitment of time and effort knows no bounds. I also observe that he is gifted in liaising with both the vendor and the buyer. Trust is a very important factor in engaging a real estate agent, and Simon has justified that twice for us. The fact that we returned to him for a second time is a testament to that trust.

Katherine - Vendor


Professional and timely service and feedback. The entire team works extremely efficiently.

Kim - Vendor


Simon and his team provided a professional and supportive service in relation to all aspects of the house sale. Feedback was given immediately after home opens, and regular information on progress was provided. Any queries or concerns were addressed in a timely manner.

Jo-Anne - Vendor


Very impressed.

Justin - Buyer


Simon is wonderful to work with. He made purchasing my first home a pleasant and comfortable experience. I highly recommend Simon McGrath and the Abel McGrath Property Group.

April - Buyer


Simon and the team did a great job applying some creative marketing tactics to selling our apartment. I was a little skeptical at first, but decided to put my trust in the experts, and it absolutely worked. Very pleased with the results and enjoyed the process.

Diana - Vendor


I really appreciated Simon's straight forward manner, especially when dealing with difficult personalities.

Toni - Vendor


We were very happy with Abel Mcgrath , they were most helpful through our negotiations of buying our property. They provided a very good service and we would highly recommend them.

Rod - Buyer


Simon is a professional, diligent and committed Agent. He has a very pleasant personality and goes the extra mile.
May - Buyer

The combination of Simon and John working on the sale of our property was excellent in what is becoming to be, a very difficult market. One of the key factors I believe is the continual feedback during the progress of the sale. Well done Simon and John.

Tom - Buyer


Simon has excellent communication skills and personality to reach his goal.

Thomas - Buyer


We have bought and sold through Simon McGrath three times. For us trust is very important. We wouldn't go to anyone else. Simon is always available and we feel he will always give us honest advice and go the extra mile. We could not recommend Simon, his colleague John and the Abel McGrath team more highly. We are second generation McGraths! Our folks also exclusively trust Simon with their Real Estate transactions. Now that is saying something!

Kate - Vendor


Very good communication, advice and support throughout the selling process.

Rab - Vendor


The sales experience of our Claremont property exceeded expectations. Simon McGrath, brilliantly assisted by his professional and competent team at Abel McGrath Property Group, seamlessly navigated the entire sales process in our absence. From campaign concept through to delivery we were impressed with the detailed analysis, market insights and expert guidance provided. Furthermore we were particularly impressed with the sensitivity and courtesy afforded our tenant. Simon and his team achieved a very satisfactory outcome with our property and we thoroughly endorse his expertise.

Dawn - Vendor


Great team work from team McGrath.

Kathryn - Buyer


Simon auctioned the house we bought. We negotiated with John to purchase the house.

Angela - Buyer


I think that Simon, John and the team did a fantastic job and achieved a good result for us and the sellers. We found them team to be great throughout the entire process.

Alexei - Buyer


Overall very pleased with the process.

Steve - Vendor


Excellent service. Everyone in the team is very professional.

Sanjay - Buyer


Simon was patient with explaining things to first time buyers that he had no doubt explained a thousand times already and he was always prompt with communications. One of the pluses was his support staff were also really nice and always responded to any queries politely and quickly.

Ric - Buyer


Couldn't have been happier with the process and outcome of the sale of our house through Abel McGrath. We felt fully informed and connected throughout the marketing campaign, we felt that potential buyers were thoroughly followed up to extract the most potential for a sale as possible and auction day was handled extremely professionally. Thank you to Simon, John, Deb and Alice for being our "dream team"!

Darren & Kate - Vendors


We came across Simon 4 years ago when buying a house through another agent he was very proactive at chasing interested parties. So when selling 2 Batnfield Road he seemed like a good choice. The partnership with John Hunter works very well you can always get one of them on the phone. John even answered texts at 10.30pm. John had a very good understanding of the potential buyers. The girls in the office were great and very proactive. The weekly reports were good haven't had that before when selling. Very positive experience glad we stuck to our guns on reserve price at auction.

Ann - Vendor


Very satisfied with the outcome in a difficult market.

Stephen - Vendor


The whole team were a pleasure to work with, the after sales service was especially professional.

Jodi - Vendor


My wife and I have recently purchased and sold though Simon and his team, John, Alice and Jess. Circumstances around the sale and purchase were not ideal as it was an unplanned move and just as we were about to start the Auction sales process on our Mt Claremont home we were off on a 2 month overseas holiday. Despite the circumstance Simon and the team did a fantastic job in uncertain market conditions and achieve a great result with our house selling and settling in a little over 8 weeks providing us much needed comfort to move forward with the purchase of our new home in Swanbourne. The purchase of the new home was equally as smooth with settlement taking place on time and without issue. Thanks to Simon and team Mcgrath!

James - Vendor


I rarely if ever rate anything or anyone as five stars, but I have no alternative in the case of Simon McGrath and his real estate team. The most impressive part of the entire selling process was that they did what they said they'd do and they did it professionally, on time and to a high standard. At all times they were friendly and efficient. When a major problem arose, they dealt with it calmly and effectively. Simon McGrath was the agent through whom we bought the house in 2001 and who sold our house in 2015. If he and his team (special thanks to John Hunter and Alice Newson) are not around next time we're ready to sell, I don't know what we'll do.

Dan - Vendor


The McGrath team worked like a well oiled machine to sell my home after a 4 week marketing campaign. I was advised on the best marketing strategy and house presentation, and kept me informed of developments throughout. The procedures employed ensured that everything ran smoothly. The McGrath team extracted maximum interest in the timeframe to ensure there was a competitive sales process. Thanks for your the professional job well done!

Colin - Vendor


Simon and his team were professional, diligent and tenacious throughout the process - from initial conversation right through to settlement. Communication was consistently excellent. Very happy with the final sale outcome in a tough market. Highly recommend.

Ben - Vendor


Dealing with Simon and his offsider John and admin staff Alice was a very simple process. They answered all our questions in a timely manner and helped us negotiate a settlement date that fitted well for both parties.

Scott - Buyer


We were very impressed with Simon McGrath's professionalism when selling my Mother's unit in Nedlands last November. He knew the Claremont area very well and actually sold a home to our daughter in Mt. Claremont beforehand as well, with the same expertise. Mum's unit was sold in 2 weeks , which we thought was amazing, knowing the real estate market is a bit quiet at the moment. I would recommend Simon to anyone wanting to buy a property in the Mt. Claremont/Nedlands area.

Marilyn - Vendor


The Simon, John and Alice team put together an excellent appraisal and marketing proposal and clearly explained their reasons for the recommended sale strategy. The vendor reports captured the changing market sentiment, and although we did not get what the initial market suggested we are confident we received a good sale price from all of their diligent work. We reviewed multiple agencies and are more than happy with our Abel McGrath choice for courtesy, diligence and hard work in getting our place sold. 

Peter & Jane - Vendors


We were very happy with Simon McGrath as our selling agent. Simon and John are very knowledgeable, realistic, efficient and above all diplomatic. Every communication we had with them was dealt with promptly and politely.The other staff members Alice, Jess and Donna were also extremely helpful. All of this reduced our anxiety levels because selling your home is naturally a hard thing to do. It is emotionally challenging and having a supportive sales team makes all the difference. 

Di - Vendor


I have been happy with the service I have received from Simon and John and the office staff. ...... all very kind and helpful and questions answered. Thank you.

Mary - Buyer


We had an excellent experience dealing with Simon and his team. He has great local knowledge and demonstrated a high level of professionalism. He sold our property even before it went on the market. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

Penny - Vendor



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23 Queenscliffe Road, Doubleview

Inspired by classical French Provincial architecture of the Champs Elysees, this magnificent 5 bed 4 bath tri level residence perfectly blends understated elegance and timeless design to create a remarkable family home of distinctive style, grace and substance.

The warm stucco exteriors,

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Property for sale in Floreat
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17 Seymour Avenue, Floreat

Have you ever dreamed of getting into the Western suburbs at an entry level price? Well move fast to secure this 744sqm gem with the desirable rear facing south-east orientation and a super long 20.46 meter north-east boundary. The solar orientation is literally perfect.

Situated close to

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Property for sale in Joondanna
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37 Banksia Street, Joondanna

Contemporary, cutting edge and timeless, this magnificent near new industrial chic residence, by awarded architect Gary Keen, blends simplicity of design with uncompromising attention to detail to create a unique and sophisticated home.

Immaculate, with exceptional finishes throughout,

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Property for sale in Leederville
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27 Bruce Street, Leederville

Located off of Oxford Street in funky happening Leederville, this beautifully renovated, fully insulated character cottage is way larger than it looks from the front! Made for families and entertaining friends, with nothing to do and ready to move into straight away. This is a great home for

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24 Abbey Gardens, Mount Claremont

Genuine sale, property commands inspection… WILL BE SOLD!

Don't miss this! Tucked away in a fabulously peaceful cul-de-sac, this beautifully presented 3-bed townhouse is the perfect downsizer, lock up and leave or entry into this highly sought after suburb.

Flooded with natural

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Property for sale in Swanbourne
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4a Myera Street, Swanbourne

Designed by MacCormac Architects, blending luxury and understated elegance with flawless finishes to bring you a remarkable family home. This magnificent new modern minimalist style residence blends simplicity of design with extraordinary attention to detail to create a substantial home of

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78A McCourt Street, West Leederville

Contemporary elegance, simplicity of design and restrained luxury capture the essence of this spectacular two-storey residence designed by multi award winning architect, Adam Roxby. Located over the road from gorgeous parkland (with kids play equipment), this property is a must see!

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18 Mengler Avenue, Claremont

Smack in the centre of Claremont, this perfect land holding of 387sqm is billiard table flat and ready to build on.

With this 'blank canvas' you can build your own dream design OR use the sellers architect drawings specifically designed for this lot. Either way, you will be in the heart of

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3 Barnfield Road, Claremont

Fall in love all over again! A gorgeous 3 bed character home, built circa 1910, lovingly renovated and bursting with magnificent period features. Polished jarrah floorboards, ornate plasterwork, sash windows, deep architraves, hallway arches, high ceilings and beautiful fireplaces reflect the grace

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30 Second Avenue, Claremont

Contemporary style, timeless elegance, and sophistication combine in this magnificent brand new two storey residence located in highly sought after Claremont.

With 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, powder room, study, open plan kitchen, living and dining, teenage retreat/TV room, laundry,

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3 Dorset Cove, Mount Claremont

Spectacular location, spectacular 4 bed 4 bath home and a spectacular lifestyle…it's Mt Claremont best kept secret!

Perfectly located high on the hill, overlooking beautiful Hamilton Park, simplicity of design, understated elegance and contemporary style combine to create a luxury family

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1 Finsbury Grove, Mount Claremont

• Five bedrooms
• Two bathrooms
• 700 sqm block
• 3 living areas
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• Mid $1Millions

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15/15 Point Walter Road, Bicton

Don't miss out on this private two bedroom, one bathroom villa in a sought riverside suburb, close to shops and transport. Neat and tidy, this single level villa is in a well maintained complex and ready for you to move in.

Features include:

• Two double bedrooms with robes to

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2/10 Red Wattle Place, Churchlands

Be quick to secure the perfect start to your dream build the ultimate allotment with broad scope for either a single or double storey build on one of Churchlands best streets.

Some features you will love;
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- 42m deep
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19 Baramba Road, City Beach

If youre a fan of those 1960's homes that have massive rooms, huge storage, fantastic life and light and are built to last several lifetimes then you're going to love this immaculate family home.

Boasting 4 huuuuuuge bedrooms upstairs and a completely self-contained studio downstairs this

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11/11 Stirling Road, Claremont

Rarely available these single bedroom apartments are perfectly located in the heart of Claremont and keenly sought by investors and tenants.

Number 11, being situated on the ground floor, with a large and private NORTH facing courtyard is arguably the absolute pick of the complex.

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Claremont

Nestling in a small complex of 10 is one of Claremont's best kept secrets. This superb villa has 3 bedrooms, or 2 bedrooms plus a study or office, lounge, dining, kitchen and magnificent views across public open space and the golf course. Lock up garage and plenty of storage.

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76 Graylands Road, Claremont

An immaculately presented and beautifully renovated 1930s 4 bed 2 bath cottage located in leafy Claremont a perfect entry level family home into the prestigious Western Suburbs with absolutely nothing to do!

Set in gorgeous gardens, behind a picturesque white picket fencing, this stylish

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20 Melville Street, Claremont

So many options and opportunities for this enchanting home surrounded by gorgeous gardens on a 484 sqm survey strata lot!

Character and contemporary features juxtapose beautifully in this beautiful home – gorgeous polished jarrah floorboards throughout, high ceilings, towering sash

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3/59 Second Avenue, Claremont

This is huge! Wonderfully convenient and extremely spacious, this fabulously elevated 3 bed 2 bath villa at the rear of a quiet group of 3 is the perfect downsizer, lock up and leave or entry into this highly sought after suburb.

A gorgeous rosebush lined driveway leads to a secure double

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46A Mengler Avenue, Claremont

Tucked away behind high walls, extremely private and secure and surrounded by low maintenance landscaped gardens, this charming contemporary single storey 3 bed 2 bath home is an ideal downsizer, lock up and leave or perfect entry into the prestigious Western suburbs.

Spacious and bright,

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78B Graylands Road, Claremont

Set in an elevated position, looking out towards Lake Claremont and the coast, this lovely two storey home is an ideal downsizer, lock up and leave or ideal family first entry into the prestigious Western Suburbs.

With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, open plan kitchen and dining,

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7/3 Corry Lynn Road, Claremont

This absolutely stunningly renovated multi level townhouse offers plenty of separation and comfort as well a river precinct address! Within this tightly held and friendly group, is a home offering the chance to secure your own slice of the Claremont lifestyle at an entry level price range. The

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9 Ashton Avenue, Claremont

Hidden behind high limestone walls, just moments to local shops, farmers market, Claremont Quarter, and the best private and public schools in Perth, this attractive contemporary low maintenance single storey home offers comfortable family living in a highly sought after location.

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