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There are 11 real estate agents servicing New Norfolk and surrounds. In 2014 they sold 71 properties. We have analysed all these New Norfolk agents and on request within 24 hours we will send you a free, up-to-date report on their performance, sales track record and what fees you should pay. View report contents

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Real Estate Agents New Norfolk – 2012/13 Performance

New Norfolk Real Estate Agents sold 71 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 58 New Norfolk houses took 125 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -11% from their initial listing price.

The best New Norfolk Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these New Norfolk 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 11 agents operating in the Derwent Valley council area servicing the New Norfolk market and 4 agencies, vendors should only use those New Norfolk agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their New Norfolk property.

With total house price growth of 14% over the last five years New Norfolk agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in New Norfolk houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -12% (5yr average 3%).

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

With New Norfolk houses only selling on average every 8 years and units every 6 years, securing the best New Norfolk real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

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Suburb Overview

New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. At the 2006 census, New Norfolk had a population of 5,230.

It is 32 km north-west of Hobart on the Lyell Highway and has all modern facilities while preserving its pioneer heritage. Two fine examples are Tasmania's oldest Anglican church Saint Matthews, built in 1823, and Australia's oldest hotel The Bush Inn Hotel, trading continuously in the same building since 1815, using the same continuous licence issued on 29 September 1825. Many private homes from the 1820s and later have also survived.

The town's pioneers were many of the 554 folk resettled from Norfolk Island during the period of 29 November 1807 to 2 October 1808. Lt. Governor David Collins selected the site as a separate crop production area in the fertile valley, as the Norfolk Islanders were mainly farming families, who were offered extra acres in Tasmania as an incentive to relocate. The climate was colder than sub-tropical Norfolk Island, which proved a challenge for the hardy pioneers during the first few years, but eventually the district became self-supporting.

Many of these folk were " First Fleeters " as Norfolk Island was founded just a few weeks after Sydney. Nine First Fleeters are buried in the Methodist Chapel at Lawitta, New Norfolk. Notable is Betty King, n

Originally called "The Hills" district, visiting New South Wales Governor Lachlan Macquarie named it Elizabeth Town after his wife, but in 1825 it was officially named New Norfolk by its residents.

The first road connecting the town to Hobart was built in 1818;the first railway was in 1887. During the 1940s, a newsprint mill was established at nearby Boyer, boosting industry in the local area. The railway is now preserved as the Derwent Valley Railway.

On 19 April 1827, Governor George Arthur issued an order to create the Willow Court infirmary, later known as the Royal Derwent Hospital, which was established as an asylum to accept invalid and sick convicts from Hobart, Launceston and outstations. For some years after 1848, New Norfolk was the place of exile of the Irish nationalist leader Terence MacManus. His cottage "The Grange" still stands. Later he was joined by his fellow Irish rebel William Smith O'Brien. In 1888, Australia's first telephone trunk call was connected from Hobart to the Bush Inn Hotel in New Norfolk.

New Norfolk is located on the Lyell Highway which is the main east-west highway in the southern half of the state, running from Hobart, Tasmania to Strahan on the west coast. It is in fact the only east-west road in the southern half of Tasmania.

A rail link was opened in 1887 but was closed in 1995 when floods and declining usage made repairs uneconomic. The line has been used for tourist trips by the Derwent Valley Railway but this has not been possible since 2005 due to lack of support for track maintenance.


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