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Real Estate Agents Canterbury – 2016/17 Performance

Canterbury Real Estate Agents sold 109 properties over the last 12 months (58 houses and 51 units). On average these 58 Canterbury houses took 68 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price. Canterbury units on average took 61 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.

The best Canterbury Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Canterbury 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 93 agents operating in the Canterbury council area servicing the Canterbury market and 35 agencies, vendors should only use those Canterbury agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Canterbury property.

With total house growth of 37% over the last five years Canterbury agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 31%. Growth in Canterbury houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 8% for houses (5yr average 7%) and above for units 9% (5yr average 6%).

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

With Canterbury houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 7 years, securing the best Canterbury real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Canterbury is a suburb in south-western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Canterbury is located 11 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district in the City of Canterbury.

The City of Canterbury takes its name from the suburb but its administrative centre is located in the adjacent suburb of Campsie, which is also a large commercial centre. Canterbury is surrounded by Ashbury to the north, Campsie to the west, Earlwood to the south, and Hurlstone Park to the east.

Indigenous Australians lived in this area for thousands of years. In 1770, the land along the Cooks River was explored by officers from the HMS Bark Endeavour.

In 1793, the area's first land grant was made to the Chaplain of the First Fleet, the Rev. Richard Johnson. He gave the 100 acre grant, located one mile north of the river, the name Canterbury Vale. The grant was passed onto William Cox, who sold the land for 525 pounds to Robert Campbell in May 1803, after going bankrupt. By 1834 the Campbell Estate grew to 1,242 acres . In 1865, daughter Sarah Jeffrey subdivided the land into allotments, each containing several acres. The first major industry was established in 1841 with the building of the Australian Sugar Company's sugar mill by the Cooks River to produce molasses and spirits. Other industries and trades such as boiling down works and tanneries later developed along the river. The Methodists built the first church in the suburb, with services beginning in 1841. The railway line was completed in 1895, encouraging suburban development and leading to the area becoming heavily populated. This was too late for the Sugar Mill, which ceased production in September 1854, but was favourable for horse racing, which informally began in 1871.

After much petitioning of the State Government by local residents, the Municipality of Canterbury was proclaimed on 17 March 1879. A Town Hall was opened in 1889, but eventually Campsie became a more important centre and the city administration was moved from Canterbury in 1962.

In 1921, a tram line was extended from Hurlstone Park to Canterbury Station, in 1927, a through service from Canterbury to the city commenced. The Canterbury line commenced at the Canterbury terminus in Broughton Street where a tram turning loop was provided. Trams travelling towards the City or Balmain headed north-east along Canterbury Road. A service that was provided for by the Darling Street Wharf trams branched off from the main line at New Canterbury Road and connected with lines running along Parramatta Road for Balmain. Services heading towards Marrickville, Newtown, Sydenham and Tempe turned right into Marrickville Road.

The line from Dulwich Hill to Canterbury branched off from the Tempe line at Newtown, travelled along Enmore Road, then Victoria Road, before tuning right onto Marrickville Road and all the way through to Canterbury Road to the Canterbury terminus.

Another line also branched off from the route to Dulwich Hill at Addison Road on Enmore Road, then travelled along Addison Road to New Canterbury Road in Petersham. The line then travelled down New Canterbury Road through Dulwich Hill and Hurlstone Park to Canterbury railway station.

A short lived single track line operated from the Canterbury Line at Hurlstone Park along Old Canterbury Road and Prospect Road to Summer Hill railway station. Services operated between Canterbury and Summer Hill from 1915, however low patronage and competition from motor buses saw the line close in 1933. The disused track and overhead remained in place until the 1950s. Buses replaced the trams in 1954. The Canterbury terminus is currently used as a layover area for buses.

Canterbury has a mixture of residential, commercial and industrial developments. Commercial developments are mostly situated on Canterbury Road and surrounding streets. The shopping centre, close to Canterbury railway station, includes an Aldi supermarket and the landmark Hotel Canterbury.

Canterbury Road is a major arterial route, 11 kilometres long and the only vehicular crossing of the Cooks River within the suburb. The road connects the inner suburbs of Sydney with Bankstown and suburbs further to the south-west. Secondary routes, King and Holden Streets, connect the suburb to Ashfield in the north.

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