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Real Estate Agents Kingston – 2012/13 Performance
Kingston Real Estate Agents sold 238 units over the last 12 months. Kingston units on average took 48 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.
The best Kingston Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Kingston 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 8 agents operating in the Kingston council area servicing the Kingston market and 3 agencies, vendors should only use those Kingston agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Kingston property.
With total unit price growth of 15% over the last five years Kingston agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Kingston units over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -8% (5yr average 3%).
Request your free report for the individual performance details of real estate agents in Kingston and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.
With Kingston property transactions only occurring on average every 7 years, securing the best Kingston real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.
At the end of the day choosing the best Kingston real estate agent to sell your property can make years of difference to your personal financial situation.
Kingston is the oldest and most densely populated suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The suburb is named after Charles Cameron Kingston, the former Premier of South Australia and minister in the first Australian Commonwealth Government. It is adjacent to the suburbs of Barton, Fyshwick, Griffith and Manuka. The suburb of Kingston is situated about 4 km from the centre of Canberra.
In the early years of Canberra's development, Eastlake occupied the area now known as Kingston. Eastlake Football and Cricket club is one of the few reminders of Kingston long past. Eastlake was designated as a workers living quarters while the suburb of Forrest was reserved for middle and higher ranking public servants. About 120 portable wooden cottages for construction workers were built at the Causeway in 1925 and 1926. Canberra's first hall for community gatherings and entertainment was at the Causeway where the recreation hall was completed in 1926 with voluntary labour using materials provided by the Federal Capital Commission. After the second world war, housing at the Causeway and Westlake was considered sub-standard. Although all of the original Westlake cottage have been demolished, the Causeway survives with the original temporary wooden cottages now replaced with brick veneer cottages. As it was separated from the rest of the suburb by Wentworth Avenue and was situated to the north of the railway station the Causeway was a distinct district within the suburb of Kingston, however, it is now abutted by the new Kingston foreshore development.
The Causeway was given its name because it was near the Causeway across the Molonglo River that was used for the train line built in 1917 and washed away in the 1922 flood. The cottages at Causeway were designed by HM Rolland and were first erected at Westlake in 1924, then Acton and finally at the Causeway in 1925-1926. The Westlake cottages were sold off from the mid 1950s - last cottage removed in 1965. A number are now in Queanbeyan and down the South Coast. One also sits with a new coat of paint, in River Street, Oaks Estate. A photograph showing one of the cottages on the move is in Westlake One of the Vanished Suburbs of Canberra - Gugler, A. The timber cottages at the Causeway were pulled down. The cottage design, referred to as portable timber cottages, designed by Rolland were based on the cottages erected at Westlakeby Contractor John Howie for his married men - built 1922. He also built nearby 18 or more timber huts for his single men, known as the Hostel Camp. The Burns Club was founded there in 1924.
In recent years Kingston has been largely redeveloped with medium density housing including townhouses and units. The most recent development is the Kingston Foreshores development in which large numbers of high-value apartments are being built along the foreshores of Lake Burley Griffin. The area had previously been used for industrial purposes and is located between the Canberra railway station and the Kingston Powerhouse. These new developments and the rise of a caf
Kingston contains the Kingston Shopping Centre, one of the earliest shopping areas built in Canberra. Other places of note in Kingston include the Kingston Powerhouse opened in 1915 and the Canberra railway station. The Old Bus Depot Markets, showing handcrafted goods and foodstuffs, are held on the lakeside every Sunday and have become a regular destination for locals and tourists. Kingston's streets are named after Australia's early European explorers.
Kingston is also noted for a lively nightlife and bar scene.
The major road in Kingston is Wentworth Avenue which carries traffic through Kingston from the northwest to the southeast. Telopea Park East forms the northwest boundary of the suburb. Access to the shopping precinct is via Eyre Street or Giles Street.
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