Born and raised on the beautiful Sunshine Coast Dan Hawes’s outgoing spirit took him on a 12 year overseas adventure incorporating over 40 countries, backpacking Asia, camper vanning Europe, riding his motorbike through Latin America, foster parenting special needs children in the US and even living in Inuit communities in the high Arctic of Canada. Living, working, travelling and experiencing different cultures and ways of life have given him a true understanding of people as well as life around the world. He and his wife have now returned home to the Sunshine Coast . When asked what brought him back to the Sunshine Coast, he said “In all of my travels I have been privileged to see many walks of life. Although there are many beautiful places on earth, the Sunshine Coast is definitely one of them! I have always loved the Coast, I can’t think of a better place on Earth to raise a family, we are truly lucky to call this amazing place home!” When asked why he chose a career in real estate his response was simple “I love interacting with people, and let’s face it, in real estate while property is important it’s mostly about the people. “I believe a true desire to help people is the secret to success”. With real estate in his blood and a passion in his eye he is keen to follow in his family’s shoes and dive into the Sunshine Coast real estate market! Now backed by First National Real Estate Mooloolaba, Dan is determined to become one of the coasts best up and coming agents!