• Thank you Niki and Chelsea for your work in selling our apartment in Subiaco. You were friendly, professional and meticulous in keeping us informed about the details of the process. You promoted the apartment well and we valued you expertise regarding presentation and pricing. You made the task of selling the property whilst we were living interstate much easier than we thought it might have been. Your professional demeanour at all times and your attention to detail were particularly appreciated. Thank you again.

    D. and C. Kelly Sellers, Nicholson Road, Subiaco // Dec 2017
  • Selling our property using The Property Exchange was a good experience. The staff at The Property Exchange went above what I was expecting during the sales process by adding furnishings and wall coverings during home opens, always in phone contact soon after, always responding promptly to any questions and always in a good manner plus with good ideas on how to market to sell. I would highly recommend Niki Peinke as a sales person.

    G. Bovell Seller, Cashel Lane, Subiaco // Dec 2017
  • Great service, detailed planning, excellent communication, very responsive and efficient, nothing too much trouble. Overall a very well managed process.

    K. Wolfe Seller, Excelsior Street, Shenton Park // Dec 2017
  • Professional efficient agents! Niki, Chelsea and Chelsea provided us with excellent service when we were selling our apartment. We appreciated their honesty, efficiency, market knowledge and professional approach at all times. They advised us on the presentation of our apartment and negotiated well for us. They made the process of selling our apartment so much easier than we had thought it might have been as we live interstate. It was a pleasure dealing with the hard working members of The Property Exchange.

    David Seller, Nicholson Rd, Subiaco // Dec 2017
  • I was very happy to get a quick result and would thoroughly recommend Niki’s expertise in achieving this.

    Veronica Seller, Currie St, Jolimont // Dec 2017
  • Smooth process! The purchase of the property was made so easy and straight forward. Communication was prompt and clear, and requests were always accommodated. Thank you.

    A. Ralph Buyer, Excelsior Street, Shenton Park // Dec 2017
  • Responsive, professional, PATIENT! and in general very responsible. Modern business approach.

    K. Verlinden Seller, Troy Terrace, Daglish // Nov 2017
  • Great Agent! Niki & Chelsea are helpful and efficient. The whole process seamed to take place effortlessly for me, with a pleasing end result.

    Linda Seller, Woolnough St, Daglish // Nov 2017
  • Quick and easy sale! Niki and Chelsea were fabulous, their knowledge of the local market and buyers along with the fantastic staging of the house enabled a quick sale at a great price.

    E. Broadbent Seller, Gloster St, Subiaco // Nov 2017
  • Excellent service! I have found Niki and all The Property Exchange personnel to be both friendly, helpful and genuinely interested in helping me find the right property for my requirements. I can thoroughly recommend Niki and the team.

    Peter Buyer, Gloster St, Subiaco // Oct 2017


Niki started out her working life as a psychologist with Mental Health Services after attaining a Bachelor of Psychology at UWA. (She now find this particularly useful when selling homes!)

In 1978 she moved to South Africa for 6 years and got into a career in Public Relations within the hospitality industry, working for the Southern Sun group of hotels Holiday Inns and a very upmarket private Hotel named The Vineyard.

In 1984 she returned to Perth and attained a position as Public Relations Manager of the Merlin Hotel (now The Hyatt) she then 2 years later opened her own version of The Hard Rock Café in Hay Street, Subiaco, which was a resounding success and used to still be humming until the kitchen closed at 3 am in the morning! She ran this until it was bought by Matilda Bay Brewing Company and renamed The Oriel.

In 1988 she started her career in Real Estate in Subiaco and then in 1997 opened The Property Exchange .  Twenty years later, “ TPE “as it is fondly known, is still going strong, and has to be one of the most fun places to work anywhere. The work hard, play hard mentality creates a great atmosphere and much humour along the way.

Niki lives in the same house in Claremont that she bought in 1985 with her partner John, but has been thoroughly renovated and extended since then.

Outside of Real Estate Niki is passionate about collecting old cars, anything retro, singing and playing the guitar, her pet parrot Banjo, entertaining friends and travelling the world.


Chelsea has watched her mum, Niki, build the Subiaco real estate business from just a dream to the brilliant success it is today. After years at the company working as a receptionist, sales assistant and marketing coordinator, Chelsea was drawn to the excitement of real estate sales. She completed her real estate Sales Representative Registration and joined her mum in selling Subiaco, Shenton Park and surrounding areas.

Chelsea bought her first property in 2009 which is managed by The Property Exchange.

Outside of work, she loves the beach, Pilates, reading a great book, enjoying good food and sipping on a nice glass of wine…but never all at once!


Executive Assistant

Originally from the heart of New Zealand’s wine-growing region, Chelsea has spent the last decade specialising in Australasian property and real estate administration. Her experience and communication skills ensure optimal service. Chelsea thrives on the daily challenges and successes that come with such a fast-paced and vibrant industry, and is passionate about delivering the best results for The Property Exchange’s clients. In her spare time, you can find Chelsea on the somewhere along the coast line soaking up as much salt air, sunshine and sand as possible, cooking up a storm in her kitchen or exploring the wonders of WA.

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