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There are 32 real estate agents servicing Balwyn and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 227 properties. We have analysed all these Balwyn 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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32 Balwyn Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Balwyn – 2016/17 Performance

Balwyn Real Estate Agents sold 227 properties over the last 12 months (145 houses and 82 units). On average these 145 Balwyn houses took 87 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price. Balwyn units on average took 66 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Balwyn Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Balwyn 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 32 agents operating in the Boroondara – Camberwell N. council area servicing the Balwyn market and 12 agencies, vendors should only use those Balwyn agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Balwyn property.

With total house growth of 43% over the last five years Balwyn agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 28%. Growth in Balwyn houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -14% for houses (5yr average 9%) and below for units -14% (5yr average 6%).

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

With Balwyn houses only selling on average every 12 years and units every 10 years, securing the best Balwyn real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Balwyn is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Boroondara. At the 2011 Census, Balwyn had a population of 12,944.

The south west part of the suburb was excised as the suburb of Deepdene in 2010.

Balwyn in the north is separated from Balwyn North by Belmore Road, bounded in the west by Burke Road, in the south by an irregular line along Mont Albert Road, Northcote Avenue and Whitehorse Road and in the east by a line some distance to the east of Union Road.

Whitehorse Road runs east-west along the ridgeline through the centre of Balwyn. Balwyn Road runs north-south from Koonung Creek Reserve to Canterbury Road. The main shopping precinct is near the intersection of these roads.

Balwyn was part of Henry Elgar's Special Survey of 8 square miles in 1841, which was subdivided into small farms and grazing runs.

In the late 1850s Andrew Murray, commercial editor and political writer for The Argus newspaper, bought land on the hill overlooking Canterbury Gardens. He named his house Balwyn from the Gaelic bal and the Saxon wyn, meaning 'the home of the vine'. Balwyn Road and the district were named after it. The house was located on the site that is now part of Fintona Girls' School.

In 1868 the Balwyn Primary School was opened in Balwyn Road, about 100 metres north of Whitehorse Road. It was moved to the present site, south of Whitehorse Road, in 1880, opposite Murray's property. Balwyn's first town centre was near the intersection of Balwyn and Whitehorse Roads, containing a few shops, a blacksmith and the athenaeum or mechanics' institute. Anglican services began in 1868 and the St. Barnabas church, Balwyn Road, was opened in 1872.

Balwyn Post Office first opened on 26 August 1874, in a rural area, closed in 1894, then reopened in 1920. It will face a second closure on 11 February 2011 due to hardships in renewing rental agreement and relocating to nearby locations.

The Outer Circle railway line, with a station at Deepdene, opened in 1891, was closed in 1893, re-opened in 1900 then finally closed to passenger traffic in 1927.

The electric tram system was extended along Cotham Road to terminate at Burke Road, Deepdene, on 30 May 1913. The line was extended along Whitehorse Road, through Balwyn to terminate at Union Road, Mont Albert, on 30 September 1916.

The Balwyn Cinema, currently operated by Palace Cinemas, first opened as a single screen theatre in 1930. It was later converted into a multiplex in the 1990s, but the foyer was recently restored, uncovering the original 1930's tiled floor. It currently also serves as the head office of Palace Cinemas.

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