About Us

The Company

Daken & Daken Real Estate is one of Adelaide's oldest and most established independent real estate companies. Our success has been earned by offering a consistently high standard of service to property Owners just like you. Our Directors, Brian and Wendy Daken, have a reputation for reliability, quality, service and professionalism that is second to none.

Our hard-working and progressive approach to real estate management, together with the systems and support supplied by our computer software suppliers, have proved remarkably successful.

Investment Management Staff

Our staff are fully trained in real estate management practice and the most up to date marketing and letting techniques, they display an absolute focus on creating a relationship of trust and respect with all our clients. They have earned thier positions through successfully completing one of the most exhaustive selection processes in the Real Estate industry. These rigid employment standards guarantee our claim that we supply the best Property Management service available.

"Our people are your strength - try them"


An advertising campaign will be designed specifically for your property and will be placed in the most appropriate marketing areas that are designed to attract the type of tenant most suited to you and your property.

Tenant Selection and Screening

Only formal written applications, using an approved questionnaire including a 100 point identification system, are accepted, enabling an informed decision as to the suitability of the applicant. Our application forms include a privacy act acknowledgement and release and cover areas such as previous terminations, bond deductions, tenancy refusals, smoking/non smoking occupants as well as occupation, employment and previous landlord and/or managing agents references.

The reference checks we make are comprehensive and only when we are satisfied with those checks will a recommendation be made to you.

Legally Correct Documentation

Extensive documentation is required when renting a property. We ensure your protection with updated and accurately executed documentation, as recommended by the Real Estate Institute of South Australia.


We offer and recommend that our landlords effect cover with our Landlord Protection Policy, arranged through MGA Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd. For a very competitive premium your property is covered for loss of rent due to unforseen departing or defaulting tenants or malicious damage to the property. Your contents ie. curtains, carpets, light fittings and certain legal expenses are also covered.


It is our policy to conduct a detailed initial inspection at the beginning of each tenancy and have this signed by the Tenant. We also conduct three monthly inspections. Any damage not attributable to fair wear and tear that is recorded at the end of the tenancy, which was not recorded on the initial inspection, is made good at the expense of the Tenant. This minimises disputes with regard to the properties entry and exit condition and therefore the bond disbursements.

Thanks to the whole Daken team for helping us find our dream home. It's perfect.

The Jackson Family.


I would like to recommend Daken & Daken Realty if you are looking at buying a investment operrtunity as I was. Brian and Wendy walked me through the entire process seamlessly, and now I have begun to grow my property portfolio for my future from very sound advice.

Simon H.


Daken & Daken realty made my nerves feel at ease when purchasing my first home. Everything went perfectly. Thanks Wendy.

Julia M.

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