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53 Alstonville Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Alstonville – 2016/17 Performance

Alstonville Real Estate Agents sold 97 properties over the last 12 months (71 houses and 26 units). On average these 71 Alstonville houses took 110 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price. Alstonville units on average took 101 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Alstonville Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Alstonville 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 53 agents operating in the Ballina council area servicing the Alstonville market and 20 agencies, vendors should only use those Alstonville agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Alstonville property.

With total house growth of 9% over the last five years Alstonville agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared better growing at 18%. Growth in Alstonville houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -10% for houses (5yr average 2%) and above for units 4% (5yr average 4%).

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

With Alstonville houses only selling on average every 7 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Alstonville real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Alstonville is a town located in northern New South Wales, Australia, part of the region known as the Northern Rivers. Alstonville is located on the Bruxner Highway between the town of Ballina and city of Lismore . The village of Wollongbar is situated 4 km to the west of Alstonville. Alstonville is considered as the service centre of the area known as the Alstonville Plateau.

Europeans were first attracted to the area, known as the Big Scrub, in the 1840s by the plentiful supply of Red Cedar. It was not until 1865 that the first settlers selected land in the area, then known as the parish of Tuckombil. Some notable selections in the first five years include that of the Freeborn, Roberston, Graham, Newborn, Crawford, Mellis, and Newton families. By 1883 Alstonville boasted two pubs, six stores, two black-smiths, nine sugar mills, and four saw mills.

Sugar cane was an important industry to the early settlers, with many small mills operating across the district. These were later replaced by larger more efficient steam mills such as those erected in 1882 at Alstonville adjacent to Maguires Creek and at Rous Mill adjacent to Youngman Creek. By 1896 the Rous mill boasted a light rail line to transport cane from Alstonville. From the 1890s ownward, dairies became common across the area, later becoming the dominant industry for the first half of the 20th century. Due to lack of refrigeration, cream, not milk, was the product of interest, which was transported to local factories to be made into butter. The first butter factories were located at Wollongbah , Rous and Teven Road . In 1900 the NSW Creamery Butter Company built the Alstonville factory near Maguires Creek, which was sometime later acquired by NORCO. After closing this building became a caravan factory, peanut factory, and finally a furniture factory, which is still open today.

One notable former resident of Alstonville is Patrick Joseph Bugden who was awarded a Victoria Cross . "Paddy" served as a member of the 31st Battalion AIF during the First World War. The annual Anzac day parade starts at the Paddy Bugden Memorial, which is situated on the Bruxner Highway.

The village was originally known as "Duck Creek Mountain" after Duck Creek, which flows along the southern edge of town eventually merging with Emigrant Creek and the Richmond River. The name was given by the cedar cutters because of the abundance of wild duck on the upper tidal reaches of the creek. In 1873, due to conflict of the original name with a different duck creek the first postmaster and owner of the general store John Perry proposed the name "Alstonville". Alstonville, also the name of the Perry farm, was derived from Alston the maiden name of his wife Annie Alston.

Crawford house, a pioneer house situated next to Elizabeth Ann Brown park is now a historical museum. Directly behind is the town's major shopping centre, Alstonville Plaza, which has a few specialty shops, and a major supermarket. The town has a post office and several banks are located in the town.

Summerland House, previously known as the "House With No Steps", has been operating near Alstonville since 1971. Summerland House provides training and employment opportunities for in excess of 80 people with physical and intellectual disabilities in fields such as farming and hospitality.

Alstonville has two stationed emergency services, the NSW Fire Brigade's 'Station 204' and NSW Police.

An industrial estate is located in Russleton Park, with cement, macadamia processing and rural supplies dominating. In addition, numerous bus depots are located here, and there is a mail sorting facility. The industrial estate is located across the highway from Wollongbar;however, it is not a part of Wollongbar.

The town of Alstonville is home to two public and one private school: Alstonville Public School , St Joseph's School and Alstonville High School .

Transport between Alstonville and Wollongbar, is by either car, or foot/bike, as a path runs between Bulwinkel Park and the shopping centre at Wollongbar.

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