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Real Estate Agents St Kilda – 2012/13 Performance
St Kilda Real Estate Agents sold 508 properties over the last 12 months (89 houses and 419 units). On average these 89 St Kilda houses took 38 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price. St Kilda units on average took 75 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -9% from their initial listing price.
The best St Kilda Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these St Kilda 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 82 agents operating in the Port Phillip – St Kilda council area servicing the St Kilda market and 31 agencies, vendors should only use those St Kilda agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their St Kilda property.
With total house growth of 24% over the last five years St Kilda agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 40%. Growth in St Kilda houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -3% for houses (5yr average 5%) and below for units -3% (5yr average 8%).
Request your free report for the individual performance details of real estate agents in St Kilda and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.
With St Kilda houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 9 years, securing the best St Kilda real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.
At the end of the day choosing the best St Kilda real estate agent to sell your property can make years of difference to your personal financial situation.
St Kilda is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Port Phillip. At the 2011 Census, St Kilda had a population of 17,795.
St Kilda was named after a schooner Lady of St Kilda by Charles La Trobe and the ship's master and early settler Lieutenant James Ross Lawrence.
During the Edwardian and Victorian eras, St Kilda became a favoured suburb of Melbourne's elite, and many palatial mansions were constructed along its hills and waterfront. Shortly after the turn of the 20th century, St Kilda served a similar function for Melburnians as did Coney Island to the residents of New York City and its history draws an interesting parallel. Densely populated postwar St Kilda became Melbourne's red-light district, home to low-cost rooming houses. Since the late 1960s, St Kilda became known for its culture of bohemianism as home to many prominent artists, musicians and subcultures, including punks, LGBT and techno scene. While some of these groups still maintain a presence in St Kilda, in recent years the district has experienced rapid gentrification pushing many lower socio-economic groups out to other areas.
St Kilda is home to many of Melbourne's famous visitor attractions including Luna Park, the Esplanade Hotel, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street. It is home to St Kilda Beach, Melbourne's most famous beach, several renowned theatres and several of Melbourne's big events and festivals.
Before being officially named St Kilda in 1841 by Charles La Trobe, who was superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales, the area was known by several names, including 'Green Knoll' and 'The Village of Fareham'. It was named after the schooner the Lady of St Kilda, which was owned between 1834 and 1840 by Sir Thomas Acland. In 1840 Thomas Acland sold the vessel to Jonathan Cundy Pope of Plymouth who sailed for Port Phillip in Melbourne in February 1841. While there the vessel was moored at the main beach for most of that year, which was soon known as "the St. Kilda foreshore."
There was never a 'Saint' Kilda. The schooner "Lady of St. Kilda" was named in honor of Lady Grange, who was imprisoned on the island of Hirta, the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago, on the western edge of Scotland, by her husband in 1734
Kulin people lived in Euroe Yroke for up to 30,000 years. Evidence has been found of shellfish middens and huts along Albert Park and Lake and axes which were most likely sharpened on the sandstone cliffs behind the main beach. Corroborees where held at the historic tree which still stands at St Kilda Junction, at the corner of Fitzroy Street and Queens Road. Much of the area north of present-day Fitzroy Street was swampland, part of the Yarra River Delta which comprised vast areas of wetlands and sparse vegetation.
The first European settler in St Kilda was Ben Baxter in around 1839. He was a settler from Melbourne on a grazing lease. In 1840, St Kilda was the home to Melbourne's first quarantine station for Scottish immigrants.
The area was officially named St Kilda in 1841. The first sale of Crown lands in St. Kilda took place on 7 December 1842. The first block was bought by James Ross Lawrence, who had been master of the Lady of St Kilda until 1842. Lawrence had now settled in Melbourne. His block was bounded by three unmade roads. One of these roads he named Acland Street after Thomas Acland, who had been his employer until 1840 but who had never been to Port Phillip District. The remaining two became Fitzroy Street and The Esplanade. By 1845, Lawrence had subdivided and sold the land on which he had built a cottage. The land on the sea-side of The Esplanade has continued to be Crown land.
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