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Real Estate Agents Parramatta – 2012/13 Performance
Parramatta Real Estate Agents sold 647 properties over the last 12 months (70 houses and 577 units). On average these 70 Parramatta houses took 58 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -11% from their initial listing price. Parramatta units on average took 76 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.
The best Parramatta Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Parramatta 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 133 agents operating in the Parramatta – Inner council area servicing the Parramatta market and 50 agencies, vendors should only use those Parramatta agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Parramatta property.
With total house growth of 27% over the last five years Parramatta agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 22%. Growth in Parramatta houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 4% for houses (5yr average 5%) and below for units -2% (5yr average 4%).
Request your free report for the individual performance details of real estate agents in Parramatta and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.
With Parramatta houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 7 years, securing the best Parramatta real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.
At the end of the day choosing the best Parramatta real estate agent to sell your property can make years of difference to your personal financial situation.
Parramatta is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in Greater Western Sydney 23 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district on the banks of the Parramatta River. Parramatta is the administrative seat of the Local Government Area of the City of Parramatta. Part of the suburb is shared with the City of Holroyd LGA.
Parramatta, founded in the same year as Sydney by the British in 1788, is the oldest inland European settlement in Australia and is the economic capital of Greater Western Sydney and the sixth largest central business district in Australia. Since 2000, Parramatta has seen the consolidation of its role as a government centre with the relocation of agencies such as the New South Wales Police Force headquarters and Sydney Water, from the Sydney CBD. Simultaneously, major upgrades have occurred around the railway station with the expansion of Westfield Parramatta, the creation of a new transport interchange, and the ongoing development of the Parramatta Square local government precinct.
The Darug people who lived in the area for many generations regarded the area as rich in food from the river and forests. They called the area Baramada or Burramatta which means "head of waters" or "the place where the eels lie down". To this day many eels and other sea creatures are attracted to nutrients created by the saltwater of Port Jackson meeting the freshwater of the Parramatta River. The eel has been adopted as the symbol of the Parramatta Eels Rugby League club.
Parramatta was founded in 1788, the same year as Sydney. The British Colony, which had arrived in January 1788 in the First Fleet at Sydney Cove, had only enough food to support itself for a short time and the soil around Sydney Cove proved too poor to grow the amount of food that 1,000 convicts, soldiers and administrators needed to survive. During 1788, Governor Arthur Phillip had reconnoitred several places before choosing Parramatta as the most likely place for a successful large farm. Parramatta was the furthest navigable point inland on the Parramatta River and also the point at which the river became freshwater and therefore useful for farming.
On Sunday 2 November 1788, Governor Phillip took a detachment of marines along with a surveyor and, in boats, made his way upriver to a location that he called The Crescent, a defensible hill curved round a river bend, now in Parramatta Park. As a settlement developed, Governor Phillip gave it the name "Rose Hill" which in 1791 he changed to Parramatta, approximating the term used by the local Aboriginal people.
In an attempt to deal with the food crisis, Phillip in 1789 granted a convict named James Ruse the land of Experiment Farm at Parramatta on the condition that he develop a viable agriculture. There Ruse became the first person to successfully grow grain in Australia. The Parramatta area was also the site of John Macarthur 's pioneering of the Australian wool industry at Elizabeth Farm in the 1790s.
Governor Arthur Phillip built a small house for himself on the hill of The Crescent. In 1799 this was replaced by a larger residence which, substantially improved by Governor Lachlan Macquarie from 1815 to 1818, has survived to the present day, used as a retreat by Governors until the 1850s with one Governor making it his principal home for a short period in the 1820s. The house, Old Government House, is currently a historic site and museum within Parramatta Park and is Australia's oldest surviving public building.
In 1803, a famous incident occurred in Parramatta, involving a convicted criminal named Joseph Samuel, originally from England. Samuel was convicted of murder and sentenced to death by hanging, but the rope broke. In the second attempt, the noose slipped off his neck. In the third attempt, the new rope broke. Governor Phillip was summoned and pardoned Samuel, as the incident appeared to him to be divine intervention.
Parramatta has many buildings on the Register of the National Estate, including: Elizabeth Farm House, Experiment Farm Cottage, Lancer Barracks, Parramatta Town Hall, the former Post Office in Church Street, Centennial Clock, Lennox Bridge, St John's Cathedral, St John's Cemetery, St Patrick's Cathedral, Parochial School in Elizabeth Street, Arthur Phillip High School, Brislington in Marsden Street, Hambledon Cottage in Hassall Street, former King's School Group, Roman Catholic Cemetery in North Parramatta, Parramatta Psychiatric Centre , Parramatta Park
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