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There are 101 real estate agents servicing Avoca Beach and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 100 properties. We have analysed all these Avoca Beach 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 Avoca Beach – 2016/17 Performance

Avoca Beach Real Estate Agents sold 100 properties over the last 12 months (84 houses and 16 units). On average these 84 Avoca Beach houses took 114 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -11% from their initial listing price. Avoca Beach units on average took 191 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price.

The best Avoca Beach Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Avoca Beach 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 101 agents operating in the Gosford – East council area servicing the Avoca Beach market and 38 agencies, vendors should only use those Avoca Beach agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Avoca Beach property.

With total house growth of -3% over the last five years Avoca Beach agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared not as well growing at -20%. Growth in Avoca Beach houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -8% for houses (5yr average -1%) and above for units 3% (5yr average -4%).

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

With Avoca Beach houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 10 years, securing the best Avoca Beach real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

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Suburb Overview

Avoca Beach is a coastal suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, about 95 kilometres north of Sydney. Avoca Beach is primarily a residential suburb but also a popular tourist destination. Avoca Beach village has a variety of restaurants and cafes as well as a post office, newsagent, pharmacy and mini-mart. Avoca Beach also has a historic cinema, a hotel, bowling club, motel and caravan park. It is located within the City of Gosford local government area.

Avoca Beach is located on the Tasman Sea 17 kilometres east-southeast of the Gosford central business district, and about halfway between Newcastle and Sydney, being about 95 kilometres from each. It is bordered to the north by the Bulbararing Lagoon, to the west by Saltwater Creek and to the east by the ocean.

The area was originally inhabited by the Awabakal Aboriginal people. "Avoca" is an Irish name meaning "great estuary" or "where the river meets the sea", and is also the name of a town in County Wicklow, Ireland.

On 4 January 1830, 640 acres of land in the area were promised to Irish army officer John Moore. However, the official deeds were not issued until 30 September 1839, due to the difficulty in surveying the land. He built a house opposite Bulbararing Lake and planted vines, cereals and fruit trees. He left the area in 1857 for the Victorian goldfields. In the late 19th century, Tom Davis leased the area in order to exploit local timber, which was transported by tram to a mill at Terrigal via what is now Tramway Road in North Avoca.

Residential development in Avoca Beach began during the 20th century, and the area subsequently became a popular holiday retreat with wealthy residents of Sydney's North Shore.

A rich history exists in the community groups in this small village with the Avoca Beach Rural Fire Brigade operating since the 1940s, Avoca Beach Surf Life Saving Club and the 1st Avoca Beach Surf Cub Scouts being very active in the area.

In February 2010, following the proposal to scuttle the frigate HMAS Adelaide off the beach as a dive wreck in late March, a resident action group was formed to protest against this. The group claims that the wreck will negatively affect surf conditions, tides, and littoral sand drift, and is concerned over the thoroughness of inspection and removal of dangerous materials and chemicals from the former warship, with the chance that marine life and people could be poisoned. An appeal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal three days before the planned scuttling date of 27 March led to a postponement of the plan until the residents' claims were investigated. The decision from the Tribunal, in favor of the project going ahead after further cleanup work, was handed down on 15 September 2010, and despite further attempts to delay, Adelaide was scuttled on 13 April 2011.

At the ABS 2006 census, Avoca Beach had a population of 4,196 people. This was an increase of 106 people from the 2001 census.

Avoca Beach residents had a median age of 38, compared to the Central Coast average of 40. Median individual incomes in Avoca Beach were above average for the region

The population of Avoca Beach is predominantly Australian-born, with some 80.5% of its residents being born in Australia as at the 2006 census. The second most prevalent birthplace was the United Kingdom at 7.36%, followed by New Zealand, South Africa and Germany. The most popular religious affiliations in descending order in the 2006 census were Roman Catholic, Anglican, no religion, Uniting.

Avoca Beach has a state primary school, which first opened in 1935. The suburb is within Kincumber High School 's catchment area.

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