Ben Cotton

Licensed Real Estate Agent & Auctioneer

Driven by a passion to achieve outstanding results for his clients, Ben’s focus is on delivering you a tailored & high level approach to real estate. Born and raised in Maitland, Ben’s local knowledge is second to none & he promises to exceed client expectations in every aspect of the Real estate experience. Ben prides himself on understanding that real estate is as much about people as it is about property, and this has translated to a trusted client base. A quiet achieve & known for his hard work, dedication and fastidious nature – devoting his energy into securing the best possible price for Vendors & assisting his Purchasers through the sometimes demanding process of buying property.

When not work, Ben enjoys spending his free time with his family, frequenting Maitland’s food & coffee scene & cheering on his beloved Newcastle Knights.


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Thank you for setting us up with such a thoughtful and easy-to-work-with person as Ben! Getting our place put on the market so quickly after re-signing a lease was initially very stressful for us but after your initial visit and then Ben being so awesome, open and easy to communicate with, it really has not been a negative experience for, us as tenants, whatsoever. I just wanted to really let you know that from our perspective Ben has really stepped up and been awesome for us during this process. Hopefully our next rental will be with you guys as well!

B Blackman & A Polkinghorne

Excellent service Ben was very professional and kept me updated on everything as I lived 2 hours away. Was also very friendly and would recommend and use again. Verified by RateMyAgent

L Davies

Excellent friendly service. Ben has gone out of his way to help and inform us on this property.

R & M Meadows

It was an absolute pleasure to purchase our home through Ben, his knowledge of the home and professionalism was excellent. We highly recommend Ben and the team to anyone looking to buy or sell.

N & W Mulpeter

I could not fault Ben in regards his professionalism and trustworthiness. He had a clear strategy for the sale which he communicated effectively and which worked brilliantly. I selected Ben as my sales agent because it was evident from our first meeting that he treated vendor and buyer with the utmost respect, that he would not play any 'salesman games' in the process of selling my house. This honesty and integrity was important to me.

Gemma Hughes Telarah

I dealt With Ben Cotton and I couldn't recommend him more. The entire process was smooth, stress-free and pleasant. He was transparent and very patient with us as we're first home buyers. We had so many bad experiences with other realtors, it was so refreshing to deal with someone who was so honest and helpful! Thank you again Ben!!

T Walker

The whole process was done with agent Ben Cotton and he was amazing; down to earth, easy going, informative and nothing was too hard for him to do. Ben went above and beyond.

J Carey

Ben Cotton was the agent we dealt with from start to finish of our house purchase. He was a fantastic agent and we couldn't have asked for a better person to help us with the home buying process, particularly given it was our first home. Ben made it easy, explaining many of the nuances and processes that we weren't as familiar with. We had a great process from start to finish and are very happy with the services, advice and help from Ben along the way. We would definitely recommend LJ Hooker for anyone moving to or from the area and/or if we have a future buy/sell opportunity

P Himberger

Dear Ben I just wanted to take a moment and write to thank you for all your help throughout my recent purchase. I found your approach completely reliable, trustworthy and available across the entire process. Your willingness to share information and answer questions was most appreciated. Thanks very much for all your help. I will certainly be in touch again when I'm next looking for a place to buy.

D Rocks

Ben has been really great on understanding the needs of the clients and providing excellent service. I've purchase 2 properties and sold one all those transactions was managed very well and I'm very happy with all the outcomes.

Fabie Flores

Ben has been really great on understanding the needs of the clients and providing excellent service. I've purchase 2 properties and sold one, all of those transactions were managed very well and I'm very happy with all the outcomes.

F Flores

Todd was fantastic during the whole process. I also dealt with Ben Cotton, who was also amazing!! They were both willing to answer any questions and even if they seemed silly and they got back to me asap!! Will definitely be recommending them and using in the future.

A Cotton

THANKYOU to my friend for the recommendation, I'm so glad I listened to her. I could not of got a better outcome. Todd and Ben went above and beyond, a very happy customer. THANKYOU for everything that you both did, we will be recommending you both to everyone.

P Cook

I would like to recommend Todd Fisher and Ben Cotton for the help in selling my home. Their advice and attention during the sale process, was a great help. Their care of my home and understanding of the process was great.

D Oliver

From the start Ben was polite, professional and friendly. His experience was belied by his professionalism. His efficiency was a pleasant surprise made more so by the fact that we had been with our previous real estate agent for over 12 months with little to no results. From the moment we signed up with Ben, he immediately sprang into action; arranging open homes, inspections and advertising within the week. We forsee great success in Ben’s chosen field, due to his drive, commitment and attitude. He made what was previously a stressful and drawn out process, an efficient, timely and overall pleasant experience. We would highly recommend Ben as an agent of choice to anyone looking to sell or buy a property.

M & P Threadgate & N & C Longworth

The appraisal Ben Cotton and Todd Fisher provided gave us confidence that they would do an excellent job in marketing and auctioning an unusual property. They were respectful of our needs, and this was very much appreciated. It showed that they were listening to us and that was an important factor. They provided us with professional and excellent advice and provided great support throughout the process.

C Moch

Ben drove from Maitland to my home at Gwandalan to discuss the sale of my property in Rutherford. From the moment we met, I knew I was going to like him! He was professional and business like but also warm and easy to talk to. We discussed various ways of selling the property and settled on a plan of action. Ben always kept me up to date on the progress of the sale. He suggested changes to our plan when things needed a different strategy. Ben always asked me how I was and showed a genuine interest in me as a person, before discussing business! Ben has excellent communication skills and knows how to explain things in simple terms. I probably drove him crazy asking stupid questions! Its my opinion that Ben is a credit to LJ Hooker Maitland. He takes his career seriously and acts professionally in every way. I would have no hesitation in referring him to friends or family as a real estate agent.

D Holohan

Ben has been very professional. We had many questions as it is our first house and he always went out of his way to get to the bottom of them. We wish him the best in his future because we feel he will go far in his career.

D & S Zganjar

Ben has been very informative and approachable during the selling period and before my property was put on the market. He is also very thorough and puts attention to detail into the questions I asked about presentation of the building. He always had the answers I am finding out through looking at other houses now in another area that some owners just do not care about presentation and tidiness. I am going to relocate to this area. Ben has been all the time courteous and informative and he was also good with tenants questions in the units in relation to the sale outcome. I had most of the dealings with Ben in Maitland here, and he also made sure my brother was informed of the progress of our successful sale.

D Bennett

Dear Michele, I thank you for this opportunity for telling you about my extra ordinary experience that Ben Cotton conveyed to me. His patience & great understanding he showed me was unbelievable. His kindness and his approach was impeccable. Ben showed me he is the epitome of sales consultants. My husband & I have brought and sold at least 25 houses over the years and during this time Ben has been one of the best. I congratulate LJ Hooker and it's team, obviously your training is of a high standard and I applaud you all.

M Skinner

“It is with pleasure that I provide this testimonial for Ben Cotton who was professional, always on time and was able to keep me informed throughout my purchase. His local knowledge and communication levels are the best we have seen”.

L Francis

Ben was absolutely fabulous with his open communication and attention to detail, I am just so impressed with this young man……I wish all sales people were just like him”!!

M. Proctor

The appraisal Ben Cotton and Todd Fisher provided gave us confidence they would do an excellent job in marketing and auctioning an unusual property. They were respectful of of our needs, and this was very much appreciated. It showed that they were listening to us and that was an important factor the L. H. Hooker team. They provided us with professional and excellent advice and provided great support throughout the process.

C & P, Tenambit