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8 Bridgetown Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Bridgetown – 2016/17 Performance

Bridgetown Real Estate Agents sold 40 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 40 Bridgetown houses took 132 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -13% from their initial listing price.

The best Bridgetown Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Bridgetown 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 8 agents operating in the Bridgetown-Greenbushes council area servicing the Bridgetown market and 3 agencies, vendors should only use those Bridgetown agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Bridgetown property.

With total house price growth of 9% over the last five years Bridgetown agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Bridgetown houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -18% (5yr average 2%).

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

With Bridgetown property transactions only occurring on average every 7 years, securing the best Bridgetown real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Bridgetown is a town in the South West region of Western Australia, approximately 270 kilometres south of Perth on the Blackwood River at the intersection of South Western Highway with Brockman Highway to Nannup and Augusta.

The area was previously known as Geegelup, which was believed to mean "place of gilgies " in the Noongar Aboriginal language, referring to the fresh water crustaceans that live in the area. However, recently discovered research made available through the Bridgetown Tourist Centre suggests the actual meaning of Geegelup may be "place of spears".

In 1857, Edward Godfrey Hester and John Blechynden settled in the area. In 1861, convicts built the road from Donnybrook into the area.

Bridgetown's name was first proposed by surveyor Thomas Carey in 1868, for two reasons - "as it is at a bridge and the Bridgetown was the first ship to put in at Bunbury for the wool from these districts", and was approved and gazetted on 9 June 1868.

From then until about 1885, many buildings including the primary school, post office and two hotels were constructed, many of which are still standing today. In 1885, the Bridgetown Agricultural Society was formed and local farmers produced sheep, cattle, dairy products, timber, fruit and nuts. The gold rush from 1892 onwards brought prosperity to the town and saw a considerable increase in settlement. In 1907, a number of significant buildings including the police station were erected.

Until the 1980s, the land surrounding Bridgetown was almost exclusively used for broadacre agriculture and improved pasture. From the late 1970s, the area became increasingly attractive to tourists as a peaceful and picturesque country town an accessible distance from Perth. Some people, attracted by the aesthetic qualities and rural lifestyle on offer, sought to move to the town permanently, and this resulted in a strong demand for residential and hobby farm allotments, at a time when there was, coincidentally, a global downturn in agricultural markets. Many farmers sold up, and much of the most aesthetically pleasing land was subdivided and sold to urban refugees. The demographic change had a profound impact on the town's industry, replacing demand for farm services with demand for services in the tourism and recreation sectors. However the dramatic increase in infrastructure such as housing, roads and power lines, has detracted from the rural aesthetic that attracted the urban refugees in the first place, and therefore has the potential to lead to the rejection of the locality by the next wave of urban refugees.

Bridgetown is the seat of the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes and the centre of a productive agricultural district. Many buildings in the town centre are over a century old. The town has a Jigsaw Gallery and Museum, which claims to host the only jigsaw collection of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, and also a primary school and high school, district hospital, telecentre, shire offices, roadhouse, agricultural showground, shopping facilities, accommodation for travellers and numerous picnic spots along the Blackwood River. The rural residential area of Kangaroo Gully to the town's east has grown since the 1990s.Bridgetown also allows students from Safety Bay Primary School to visit the very fun and adventurous camp. At the camp there are lots of fun activities like milking cows, riding horses, canoeing, cycling and visit a nearby farm where you might get an opportunity to feed baby animals. Each year, Bridgetown hosts these and many other events

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