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Real Estate Agents Echuca – 2012/13 Performance

Echuca Real Estate Agents sold 201 properties over the last 12 months (173 houses and 28 units). On average these 173 Echuca houses took 97 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price. Echuca units on average took 210 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price.

The best Echuca Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Echuca agents are in our free report

Importantly it is the performance of the individual real estate agent rather than the agency used that matters. With over 16 agents operating in the Campaspe – Echuca council area servicing the Echuca market and 6 agencies, vendors should only use those Echuca agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Echuca property.

With total house growth of 4% over the last five years Echuca agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared not as well growing at -11%. Growth in Echuca houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 2% for houses (5yr average 1%) and below for units -16% (5yr average -2%).

Request your free report for the individual performance details of real estate agents in Echuca and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.

With Echuca houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 11 years, securing the best Echuca real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

At the end of the day choosing the best Echuca real estate agent to sell your property can make years of difference to your personal financial situation.

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Suburb Overview

Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe river in Victoria, Australia. The Border town Moama is on the northern side of the Murray river in New South Wales. It is the administrative centre and largest settlement in the Shire of Campaspe. At the 2006 census, Echuca had a population of 12,358.

Echuca, an Aboriginal name meaning "Meeting of the Waters" is indicative of the role rivers have played in the town's existence. Echuca is situated close to the junction of the Goulburn, Campaspe and Murray Rivers. Its location at the closest point of the Murray to Melbourne contributed to its development as a thriving river port city during the 19th century.

Echuca was founded by one of the most enterprising characters of the early colonial days, an ex-convict named Henry Hopwood. In 1850 he bought a small punt which operated across the Murray River near the Campaspe junction. The relatively small settlement known as "Hopwood's Ferry" became Echuca as the town grew. The Post Office known as Hopwoods Punt opened around 1854 and was renamed Echuca on 1 January 1855.

While the settlers at Echuca treated the local Aborigines with relative kindness, their way of life was irrevocably changed by their relationship with the Europeans. Having already been decimated by smallpox in the late 1820s, in the 1850s many Aborigines developed a taste for European luxuries such as bread, tobacco and alcohol. They were relegated to the role of fringe-dwellers, living on the banks of the Murray, and occasionally entering into the European economy as fishermen and farm labourers, and by selling the possum rugs which they crafted.

By the 1870s Echuca had risen to prominence as Australia's largest inland port. Being the point of shortest distance between the Murray River and the major city of Melbourne, Echuca was both a key river port and railway junction. Steam-driven paddleboats would arrive at the 400-metre long redgum Echuca Wharf, unloading it to be transported by rail to Melbourne. Wool, wheat, other grains, livestock and timber were the most common cargoes. The wharf has been listed as a Heritage Place on the Australian National Heritage List.

This industrial boom led to a rapidly expanding population, at one stage in excess of 15,000, with more than a hundred pubs rumoured to exist in the Echuca district at one time. An iron bridge was constructed over the Murray River in the 1870s.

The expansion of the railways from Melbourne to most parts of Victoria, as well as improvements to roads and fickle river conditions all combined to lessen Echuca's importance, and by the 1890s the paddlesteamer fleet was in decline. An economic depression and the collapse of several banks virtually ended Echuca's role as a major economic centre, and her population began to disperse.

Echuca is the administrative centre for the Shire of Campaspe Local Government Area.

At state level, Echuca is represented by the Electoral district of Rodney.


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