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56 Brighton Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Brighton – 2016/17 Performance

Brighton Real Estate Agents sold 417 properties over the last 12 months (223 houses and 194 units). On average these 223 Brighton houses took 66 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price. Brighton units on average took 97 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -9% from their initial listing price.

The best Brighton Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Brighton 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 56 agents operating in the Bayside – Brighton council area servicing the Brighton market and 21 agencies, vendors should only use those Brighton agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Brighton property.

With total house growth of 38% over the last five years Brighton agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 34%. Growth in Brighton houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 3% for houses (5yr average 8%) and below for units -2% (5yr average 7%).

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

With Brighton houses only selling on average every 11 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Brighton real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Brighton is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Bayside. At the 2011 Census, Brighton had a population of 21,257. Brighton is named after Brighton in England.

In England, on 29 August 1840, Henry Dendy purchased 5,120 acres of Port Phillip land at

The area he was compelled to take was bound by the coastline, North Road, East Boundary Road and South Road, called "Waterville". A town was surveyed in the mid-1841, defined by the crescent-shaped street layout which remains today, and subdivided allotments offered for sale. The area soon became "the Brighton Estate", and Dendy's site for his own home was named "Brighton park". Unfortunately, the land did not have any ready sources of water. Sales were slow at first, and the financial depression came and Dendy's scheme for emigration and land sales failed. The family of his agent Jonathan Binns Were who had arrived in Melbourne in 1839, bought the land. All of Dendy's business ventures failed, and he died a pauper.

After the depression sales of land resulted in Brighton becoming the third most populated town in Port Phillip, by 1846. Brighton attracted wealthy residents who wanted generous building sites and the prospect of sea bathing. By the late 1840s stately homes were built in an area known as 'The Terrace' now called the Esplanade overlooking Dendy Street Beach. The Brighton Post Office opened on 19 April 1853.

By 1850 there were an Anglican church, Wesleyan church and Catholic churches and a Methodist church. Schools were opened in the Anglican church and by the Catholic Church in Centre Road. Another was opened in the Wesleyan church in 1855. In 1854, Brighton had a census population of 2,731.

A railway connection to Melbourne was built in stages: Windsor to North Brighton was completed in 1859 and connected to the loop line to St Kilda station;the connection to Melbourne was made in 1860;and the line was extended from North Brighton to Brighton Beach in 1861. A single line railway-tram from St Kilda to Brighton Beach was completed in 1906. The railway tramline was duplicated in 1914. In 1919 the railway was electrified. A tram ran down Hawthorn Road;the section from Glenhuntly to North Road was completed in 1925 and extended to Nepean Highway in 1937.

The noted bathing boxes in Brighton are known to have existed as far back as 1862, although the earliest ones were at the water's edge at the end of Bay St rather than their present location on Dendy Street Beach just south of Middle Brighton. In 1906, the completion of a tram line from St Kilda to Brighton led to an increase in applications for bathing box permits and significant construction between 1908 and 1911;final numbers are uncertain, but between 100 and 200 bathing box sites may have been allocated prior to the Great Depression. As part of capital works programs during the Depression to help relieve unemployment, the City of Brighton, backed by State Government funding, relocated all bathing boxes to the high water mark on Dendy Street Beach, or removed them completely. The boxes were relocated again in 1934 to their present position at the rear of this beach.

Two years after the opening of the railway line to Brighton Beach in 1861, Captain Kenny

On 18 January 1859, the municipality of Brighton was proclaimed extending eastwards between Dendy's survey boundaries to Thomas Street and Nepean Highway. Brighton became a borough in October 1863, and in 1870 parts of Elwood and Elsternwick were added. Brighton became a town on 18 March 1887. It annexed 13.8 hectares from the City of Moorabbin on 3 April 1912 and became the City of Brighton on 12 March 1919. On 14 December 1994, the City of Brighton was incorporated in a new municipality called City of Bayside.

Brighton houses some of the wealthiest citizens in Melbourne with grand homes, and the development of large residential blocks of land. On the beach, Beach Road is a popular cycling route, with the Bay Trail off-road walking/cycling tracks also following the coastline.

Dendy VIC 3186
North Road VIC 3187
Brighton VIC 3186
Brighton North VIC 3186
Brighton East VIC 3187
Gardenvale VIC 3185