Alan Maguire is the Principal of Maguires Real Estate and lives in Mornington where the office is also located. Alan has a rich and varied professional background. He started his working life as a secondary French and History teacher at Karingal High School in Frankston. During his career he has taught English language and management programs at tertiary level in France, South Korea, New Caledonia and French Polynesia and managed technical education projects in Saudi Arabia, East Timor and throughout all of South-East Asia. Alan is a fluent and accredited translator in French and Spanish.
Alan and his wife, Winnie, are well-known in the Dandenongs and Mornington communities as owners of Gumbirra and Belvedere Bed and Breakfast and the jewellery shops, Tiare Black Pearl. Alan's experience in small business and accommodation makes him the ideal person to appraise the value of retail and hospitality businesses and to work out the best method to market them. He is particularly qualified to advise B&B vendors how to get the most return for their hard work and buyers on how to transition to managing a B&B.