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Real Estate Agents Ballarat Central – 2016/17 Performance

Ballarat Central Real Estate Agents sold 91 properties over the last 12 months (77 houses and 14 units). On average these 77 Ballarat Central houses took 100 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Ballarat Central Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Ballarat Central 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 69 agents operating in the Ballarat – Central council area servicing the Ballarat Central market and 26 agencies, vendors should only use those Ballarat Central agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Ballarat Central property.

Growth in Ballarat Central houses over the last year has been satisfactory, coming in at 5%. Agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market.

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

With Ballarat Central houses only selling on average every 7 years and units every 11 years, securing the best Ballarat Central real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Ballarat Central is the central locality of Greater Ballarat in Victoria, Australia. The population of Ballarat Central at the 2006 census was 5,645, making it the third most populous in the urban area. It is the administrative headquarters for the City of Ballarat as well as the Ballarat Base Hospital and health services, the main campus of University of Ballarat, home to the city's major religious institutions and a major retail, commercial and inner city residential area.

It is the third oldest settlement in Greater Ballarat. Planned as a permanent settlement shortly following the initial gold rush, it was formerly known as Ballaarat West or the new township of Ballaarat.

The boundaries are Lexton, Drummond, Talbot and Pleasant Street to the west;Sebastopol, Hill, Hummfray and Steinford Street to the south;Peel Street to the east and Serviceton Railway Line to the north.

Ballarat Central is important historically to the development of the city as well as for its Victorian era architecture and much of its area is covered by Heritage Overlays.

While the original name for Ballarat Central was Ballaarat and later Ballarat West, the current name originates from the Central Division, a mining lead in the 1870s. Several sporting teams used the name, as well as the local primary school as early as the 1880s. It was officially gazetted "Ballarat Central" sometime after the 1980s although it is still marked simply "Ballarat" on some maps.

The settlement of Ballarat West was established during the Victorian gold rush.

It was surveyed by William Urquhart as early as October 1851. By 1852 his grid plan and wide streets were prepared for the first land sales in the new township of West Ballarat.

As the city grew, Ballarat West became home to the city's middle class, bankers and wealthy professionals establishing businesses around Lydiard Street and institutions along Sturt and Drummond Streets.

Ballarat Central is laid out in grid plan. The tallest buildings in the central city area is the seven storey Henry Bolte wing of the Ballarat Base Hospital;the Law Court tower on Camp Street;Lydiard House on Lydiard Street Nth;and the MLC tower Lydiard Street Sth, at five storeys. Planning approval was granted in 2010 for a six storey building on Mair Street.

The Ballarat City Council approved a Central Business District Strategy for the development of buildings, development sites, transport and streescape for the next 20

Ballarat Central contains the main retail area of Ballarat, however in recent decades it has been challenged by Wendouree. Ballarat's main pedestrian mall is Bridge Mall which occupies a section of Bridge Street between Grenville Street and Humffray Street. The largest indoor shopping mall is Central Square Shopping Centre opposite the town hall which includes the major department stores of Myer and Target. Other shopping malls in the CBD include Norwich Plaza built in the 1970s and the City Arcade built in the 1980s. In the CBD there are several supermarkets including two Coles, a Woolworths, an Aldi and a Big W as well as large specialty stores including The Good Guys, JB Hi-Fi, Dick Smith Electronics and branches of the big four retail banks. Bridge Mall, Sturt Street, Armstrong and Mair Street are the major retail streets in the CBD.

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