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There are 45 real estate agents servicing Barwon Heads and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 100 properties. We have analysed all these Barwon Heads 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 Barwon Heads – 2016/17 Performance

Barwon Heads Real Estate Agents sold 100 properties over the last 12 months (80 houses and 20 units). On average these 80 Barwon Heads houses took 93 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Barwon Heads Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Barwon Heads 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 45 agents operating in the Greater Geelong council area servicing the Barwon Heads market and 17 agencies, vendors should only use those Barwon Heads agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Barwon Heads property.

With total house growth of 28% over the last five years Barwon Heads agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 20%. Growth in Barwon Heads houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -4% for houses (5yr average 6%) and below for units 0% (5yr average 4%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Barwon Heads is a coastal township on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the west bank of the mouth of the Barwon River below Lake Connewarre, while it is bounded to the west by farmland, golf courses and the ephemeral saline wetland Murtnaghurt Lagoon.

The township of Barwon Heads was surveyed in 1870 but remained sparsely populated for years, a Post Office finally opening in the area on 15 December 1889.

Fishing was the mainstay of the town in its early years. In the 1920s and 1930s the town became a popular holiday resort and a number of the richer families of Melbourne built houses here. The summer period today still sees a large influx of holidaymakers to the town.

In 1959 the closing scenes of the film On the Beach based on a Nevil Shute novel about the end of the world was filmed in the town.

The Barwon Heads Bridge was opened in 1927, crossing the Barwon River between Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove. Prior to this there was a rowboat service across the river. The bridge was used in filming the ABC television series SeaChange.

In July 2006, the Government of Victoria shelved plans to replace the heritage-listed bridge with a new one.

A proposal was made to align a new bridge with Geelong Road, permitting traffic flows to bypass the main shopping precinct and primary school, but with the consequence of taking out one home. An independent panel was appointed by the then Minister for Planning, Rob Hulls to decide on a location. Evidence was presented, for and against Geelong Road, and the existing site, and concluded that Geelong Road was unsuitable for environmental, social, economic reasons. On 16 March 2007 it was announced that the current bridge would be improved and there were no plans to build a second bridge upstream. The new road bridge and a parallel pedestrian bridge were constructed in 2010.

During the late 1990s, Barwon Heads was the primary location of filming for the popular Australian television series, SeaChange. In the past decade Barwon Heads has become subject to what is colloquially known in some parts of Australia as the " seachange effect ".

Since the SeaChange television series first aired in 1998 there has been a significant increase in tourism and real estate sales and development in the area. This has resulted in a very substantial increase in property and land values, making the town an ideal location for property developers.

Nearby Thirteenth Beach is a popular surfing location, the beach is named for its proximity to the 13th hole of the golf course. The town was subject to flooding, including a flood that lasted some weeks in 1952, until the construction of levee banks in the 1950s.

The artist Jan Mitchell erected her first bollard sculptures in Barwon Heads. Visitors to the area will encounter the colourful soldier and parrot bollards which designate a route for the local children from the primary school, through the streets to the bike path, park and playground. She then went on to produce more than 100 bollards at the Waterfront Geelong.

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