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Real Estate Agents Kanahooka – 2012/13 Performance

Kanahooka Real Estate Agents sold 68 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 68 Kanahooka houses took 85 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.

The best Kanahooka Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Kanahooka 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 45 agents operating in the Wollongong Bal council area servicing the Kanahooka market and 17 agencies, vendors should only use those Kanahooka agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Kanahooka property.

With total house price growth of 15% over the last five years Kanahooka agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Kanahooka houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -1% (5yr average 3%).

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

With Kanahooka property transactions only occurring on average every 7 years, securing the best Kanahooka real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

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Suburb Overview

Kanahooka is a southern suburb in Wollongong City Council. It has a couple of shops and a playground. Thirroul road has Kanahooka High School which is close to Dapto. Smelting

The establishment of the Dapto Smelting Works was an important part of Kanahooka's history. The Dapto Smelting Works came about through the ill fated "Lake Illawarra Harbour Scheme". This scheme gave a great impetus to the growth of the town of Dapto in the early 1900s.

In 1890 a Parliamentary Act was passed authorising the Illawarra Harbour and Land Corporation to begin projects near Dapto that would involve an outlay of many hundreds of thousands of pounds. The scheme involved building a channel through Lake Illawarra to allow ocean going vessels to come up to Elizabeth Point, a short distance north of Kanahooka Point. A railway was also built at a cost of 42,000 pounds to allow coal to be brought from a local colliery to be loaded onto the ships.

With the opening of the railway the Smelting Company of Australia Ltd. had been formed and with the backing of overseas capital a large smelting works was established. "The site chosen for the works was an elevated one, contiguous to Mullet Creek and about half a mile from its mouth. The more northerly of "the Twins" - two similar hills- was decapitated, thus providing a series of levels to which the ores would gravitate, in the various processes from bins to crushing and roasting plants, then to the blast furnaces before being sent to the refinery.."

The works were operating at full production by 1899 and were prosperous for several years. They treated lead, silver, zinc, copper and gold from Broken Hill, Zeehan, Mount Morgan and Western Australia.

The main plant of the smelting works consisted of three blast furnaces, roasting plant, refinery, sulphuric acid plant, steam engines, blowing engines, pumps and a foundry

Numbers of employees at the plant peaked at between four and five hundred. Half of the employee population lived in tents and there was a group of fifty in the clump of swamp oaks just north of the works. The success of the smelting works lead to Dapto being a boom town in the early 1900's. The report of the Commissioner for Railways for 1903 declared Dapto the most valuable station on the Illawarra line, its goods transfer totalling 22,000 pounds.

Quite suddenly in 1905 everything folded, competition cut off the supply of ore from Western Australia and Broken Hill, an ambitious scheme for treating nickel from New Caledonia came to nothing and in 1905 the works closed.


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