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Real Estate Agents Blackburn South – 2016/17 Performance

Blackburn South Real Estate Agents sold 128 properties over the last 12 months (110 houses and 18 units). On average these 110 Blackburn South houses took 58 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Blackburn South Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Blackburn South 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 37 agents operating in the Whitehorse – Nunawading W. council area servicing the Blackburn South market and 14 agencies, vendors should only use those Blackburn South agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Blackburn South property.

With total house growth of 53% over the last five years Blackburn South agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 60%. Growth in Blackburn South houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -7% for houses (5yr average 11%) and below for units -3% (5yr average 12%).

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

With Blackburn South houses only selling on average every 13 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Blackburn South real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Blackburn South is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 16 km east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Whitehorse. At the 2011 Census, Blackburn South had a population of 10,584.

Blackburn South is bordered by Canterbury Road, Middleborough Road, Blackburn Road and Eley Road.

Prior to development in the 1950s, Blackburn was primarily covered by orchards. Orchard Grove, an important access road through the suburb, was named so for this reason. Some original farm houses still stand in the area. During the 1960s and 1970s Blackburn South was a working-class neighborhood before becoming a more middle-class neighborhood in the early 1980s. South Blackburn Post Office opened around February 1954 and was renamed Blackburn South around 1957.

The major east-west thoroughfare through Blackburn South is Canterbury Road. From the south, it is also accessible from Burwood Highway. Major north-south roads through the suburb include Middleborough Road and Blackburn Road;both connect to the Eastern Freeway.

Blackburn South, and its surrounding areas features several excellent parks. These include Wurundjeri Walk Trail, which provides an excellent creek-side walk. There are cricket ovals at Mirrabooka Oval and Eley Park, the latter also featuring a tennis club. Other smaller parks are also tucked away in the suburb, including Edinburgh Patch and one at Wardle Close, a green corridor between McCracken Avenue and Shawlands Avenue and the Fulton Road - Finch Place link.

Blackburn South features two primary schools;Orchard Grove Primary School, and St Lukes Primary, a Roman Catholic school.

There is a kindergarten in Blackburn South;Indra Pre-school, which caters for 3 to 4 year olds and feeds into Orchard Grove PS, St Lukes and Laburnum Primary School in Blackburn.

Its high school, Blackburn South High, was amalgamated into Forest Hill College.

Blackburn South was also home to Blackburn South Primary School. The small school was located off Canterbury Road and closed in the early 1990s.

There was also Warrawong Primary School, which was within the boundary of Richmond Street, Eley Road, Jenner Street and Hastings Ave.

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