About Us

Formed by the founding Rural Property Agents of Hourn & Bishop QLD Pty Ltd (Moura), Brodie Agencies Pty Ltd (Winton) and Slaney & Co (Charters Towers) in 2014, United Property Agents (UPA) consolidates all the agent rural listings into one Rural Property Portal Website. In doing so the system harnesses the vigour of independent businesses under one roof and provides an uncomplicated, marketing platform for property sellers and buyers.

The UPA mission is to harness the collective rural intellect and experience of Independent Rural Property Agents to form a Network like no other… a network that functions as ONE to deliver superior results for sellers, buyers and agents alike.

About the Founders

By any measure Hourn & Bishop QLD, Brodie Agencies and Slaney & Co are successful. The extensive list of Rural Property sold includes both farming and grazing, big and small, Auction, Tender and Private Sale.

Hourn & Bishop QLD Pty Ltd

Business owners: Gary & Fiona Hourn, Gary & Anne Bishop

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Since establishment at Moura in 2000 Hourn & Bishop QLD have gained a reputable name in selling rural properties and livestock throughout Central QLD.

Originally from a family owned grazing and farming property on the Darling Downs, Gary Hourn has been an agent since 1988 and worked for pastoral houses in various roles and the locations of Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Baralaba, Warwick, Roma and Moura. Gary is an accomplished and successful auctioneer and specialises in livestock and clearing sales.

Gary Bishop has been an agent all his working life and whilst working for Elders for twenty five years, Gary managed Mitchell, Roma, Taroom, Moura, and Rockhampton branches. Since the formation of Hourn & Bishop QLD he has run the rural property portfolio and serviced a number of livestock clients with an emphasis on stud stock.

Fiona Hourn & Anne Bishop oversee the administration and staff, residential real estate and rural property marketing roles with the business to ensure sound business practice and effective service to their many real estate and livestock clients.

Together the Hourn & Bishop QLD team has amassed an enviable ‘roll call’ of properties sold throughout Central Qld.

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Business owners: Tom & Emma Brodie

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Having moved from the family property in the Roma district to become Pastoral Manager for the Earle Group of properties, based at Corfield Downs, in NW Queensland, Tom came into the Agency business with significant station operational experience. Tom and Emma purchased ‘Knapdale Station’, Corfield in 2005 and worked in conjunction with other Stock & Station Agents for six years before establishing the Brodie Agencies business in 2006.

Lyn Patterson-Kane & Emma Brodie  oversee the staff, administration and marketing aspects of the residential real estate, merchandise, livestock and rural property sales to ensure their clients’ experience is a personalised one. The goal is always to provide a professional service so as to achieve maximum results for the clients’ property and livestock.

Together the Brodie Agencies team has sold rural properties to the value of $109M covering the district north of Julia Creek and Hughenden, south to Central Queensland and west to Boulia.

Slaney & Co

Business Owners: Henry & Jennifer Slaney

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Henry was raised on a Nth Qld cattle station, educated to a tertiary level in Agriculture and has worked in many fields. His experience extends from the Stockcamp’s of the Kimberley WA to cropping agronomy, merchandise businesses, CALM Services in North Queensland & NT, the foundation of TOPEX Pastoral in the mid 1990’s and finally the establishment of Slaney & Co in 2005. Jennifer has worked with Henry in the agency business since 1995 and has continued in Slaney & Co to develop and provide a professional administration service to clients.

Over the years since establishment, Slaney & Co have successfully sold cattle stations to the value of $144M throughout Nth Queensland. Their area of coverage extends north to Cape York Peninsula and lower Gulf, south to Central Queensland and west to Richmond. Together Henry and Jennifer have developed a reputation for professional conduct, honesty and integrity and as a result the business now enjoys a prominent position on the North Queensland rural property marketing landscape.

The measure of success …Results & Testimonials

It’s not what we say that matters, it what we do that counts! For sales evidence and client testimonials go to ‘About us’ at www.hournbishopqld.com.au , www.brodieagencies.com.au or www.slaneyandco.com.au