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Burra Real Estate Agents – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Burra – 2016/17 Performance

Burra Real Estate Agents sold 26 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 26 Burra houses took 123 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price.

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

With total house price growth of 31% over the last five years Burra agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Burra houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 20% (5yr average 6%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Burra is a pastoral centre and historic tourist town in the mid-north of South Australia. It lies east of the Clare Valley in the Bald Hills range, part of the northern Mount Lofty Ranges, and on Burra Creek. The town began as a single company mining township that, by 1851, was a set of townships collectively known as

When the mine was exhausted and closed the population shrunk dramatically and the townships, for the next 100 years, supported pastoral and agricultural activities. Today the town continues as a centre for its surrounding farming communities and, being one of the best-preserved towns of the Victorian era in Australia as a historic tourist centre.

The Burra Charter, which outlines the best practice standard for cultural heritage management in Australia, is named for a conference held here in 1979 by Australia ICOMOS where the document was adopted.

Burra is located within the hundred of Kooringa a few kilometres inside Goyder's Line, near Burra, Baldina and Gum creeks.

The main body of copper ore formed between two geological faults in broken dolomite rocks. The ore body was up to 70 metres wide and mainly consisted of green malachite and blue azurite veins and nodules amongst the host rock. The malachite and azurite were formed from copper sulphide minerals, by a process known as " secondary enrichment ". This process took millions of years to convert the low grade copper sulphide ore, which was probably created 300 to 400 millions of years ago during the last period of vulcanism near Burra.

The name applied to what is now the town of Burra has changed over time. The Burra Burra Copper Mine was named after the Burra Burra Creek that flows through the town. From at least 1851 the collection of townships near the mine became referred to as "The Burra". The town of Burra was officially formed in 1940 by a notice in the South Australian Government Gazette with the consolidation of the mostly culturally-based townships of Redruth, Aberdeen, New Aberdeen, Hampton, Copperhouse, Kooringa, Llwchwr and Lostwithiel.

The name Burra Burra has been asserted to have come from numerous sources. Most favoured is that it comes from the Hindustani for

The original inhabitants of the Burra area were the Ngadjuri Aboriginal people whose first Western contact was in 1839. Pastoralists grazed much of the Ngadjuri land from the 1840s and, although there was conflict, Ngadjuri people worked as shepherds and wool scourers, particularly once the area was emptied during the gold rushes of the 1850s. Their population was seriously depleted by introduced European diseases and they were reported to be extinct by 1878. Traces remain with rock art and burial sites in the area and some people able to claim Ngadjuri ancestry.

On 9 June 1845 William Streair bore samples of a rich copper ore into the office of Henry Ayers,secretary of the South Australian Mining Association. Streair, a young shepherd in the employ of local pastoralist James Stein, had walked the 90 miles from Burra as did Thomas Pickett, a shepherd on a neighbouring property who made a further find. News of the copper this heralded was published on 21 June in Adelaide newspapers, and the site was soon named The Monster Mine.

Governor George Grey had amended land grant regulations forcing the hundred of Kooringa to be a 20,000-acre rectangle, placing the two copper finds at opposite ends. Due to the

The Burra Burra Mine was established by the snobs in their northern selection, the Princess Royal Mine by the nobs in their southern. In 1846, 347 acres just north of the division was sold to the Scottish Australian Investment Company for

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