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There are 5 real estate agents servicing Ararat and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 137 properties. We have analysed all these Ararat 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 Ararat – 2016/17 Performance

Ararat Real Estate Agents sold 137 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 122 Ararat houses took 115 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Ararat Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Ararat 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 5 agents operating in the Ararat council area servicing the Ararat market and 2 agencies, vendors should only use those Ararat agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Ararat property.

With total house price growth of 17% over the last five years Ararat agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Ararat houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -3% (5yr average 3%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Ararat is a small city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 205 kilometres west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. Its population according to the 2006 census was 8,215.

It is the largest settlement in the Rural City of Ararat local government area and is the administrative centre.

The discovery of gold in 1857 during the Victorian gold rush transformed it into a boomtown which continued to prosper until the turn of the 20th century after which it has steadily declined in population. It was proclaimed as a city on 24 May 1950. Today, however it continues to decline.

It is named after Mount Ararat 10 kilometres south west of the town which was named by Horatio Wills in 1841.

Prior to the European settlement of Australia, Ararat was inhabited by the Tjapwurong Indigenous Australian people.

Europeans first settled in the Grampians region in the 1840s after surveyor Thomas Mitchell passed through the area in 1836. In 1841, Horatio Wills, on his way to selecting country further south, wrote in his diary, "like the Ark we rested" and named a nearby hill Mt Ararat. It is from this entry and the nearby Mount that the town takes its name. The Post Office opened 1 February 1856 although known as Cathcart until 31 August 1857.

In 1857, a party of Chinese miners en route to the Central Victorian gold fields struck gold at the Canton Lead which marked the beginning of great growth in Ararat. The Chinese community was substantial in Ararat, the Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre commemorates the history of the community.

Rapid growth brought about a municipality, which was incorporated as a borough on 24 September 1858.

Ararat became a city of asylums J Ward, a lunatic asylum for criminally insane opened in 1859. In 1865, a large facility Aradale Mental Hospital was opened. Both have been closed but remain as significant reminders of the city's role in the treatment of mentally ill patients.

Ararat's economy is driven by primary industries of the region including wool, beef and the Grampians Wine Region. The region has a number of wind farms including the Challicum Hills Wind Farm produce large amounts of renewable energy to the National Electricity Market.

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