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143 Castle Hill Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Castle Hill – 2016/17 Performance

Castle Hill Real Estate Agents sold 682 properties over the last 12 months (465 houses and 217 units). On average these 465 Castle Hill houses took 80 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price. Castle Hill units on average took 62 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Castle Hill Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Castle Hill 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 143 agents operating in the Baulkham Hills – Central council area servicing the Castle Hill market and 54 agencies, vendors should only use those Castle Hill agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Castle Hill property.

With total house growth of 20% over the last five years Castle Hill agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared better growing at 24%. Growth in Castle Hill houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 2% for houses (5yr average 4%) and below for units -1% (5yr average 5%).

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

With Castle Hill houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 6 years, securing the best Castle Hill real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Castle Hill is a suburb in the north-west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Castle Hill is located 31 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the Hills District of the Greater Western Sydney region. Castle Hill is the administrative centre of the local government area of The Hills Shire and part of the suburb is located in the local government area of Hornsby Shire.

The land that is now called Castle Hill was originally home to the Bidjigal people, who are believed to be a clan of the Dharuk people, who occupied all the land to the immediate west of Sydney. The best-known Aboriginal person from that time is Pemulwuy, a Bidjigal leader who led the resistance movement against the British forces, including sacking farms in Castle Hill, before his eventual capture and execution by the British militia.

The Bidjigal people are today commemorated by Bidjigal Reserve which straddles the suburbs of Castle Hill, Baulkham Hills, North Rocks and West Pennant Hills.

The first European visitors to the district were Governor Phillip and an excursion from Parramatta who reached the Hills in April 1791. Their aim was to find new country for settlement and farming to feed their struggling Sydney colony.

Governor King began a government farm there on 8 July 1801, referring to it as Castle Hill on 1 March 1802. The majority of the convicts who worked the prison farm were Irish, many having been transported for agitation against British rule, they were deemed 'politicals' and exiled for life, never to return.

The first free settler in Castle Hill was Frenchman, Baron Verincourt de Clambe, who received a grant of 200 acres in 1802. It has been suggested that de Clambe's house "The Hermitage" was commonly called 'The Castle' by locals, because of the Baron's noble status.

In 1804 the convicts rebelled in the Castle Hill convict rebellion, also known as the second 'Battle of Vinegar Hill'. Overpowering their guards and marching on towards Parramatta having torched a hut at the prison farm to signal fellow convicts at the Hawkesbury . However, they were vastly outgunned and outnumbered by British troops. About fifteen to twenty were killed in the first skirmish at the western gates of the Governor's Domain. The main group headed west pursued by the Red Coats and a citizen militia under protection of Martial Law and posse comitatus. Where the Rouse Hill Regional Town is, it is believed a twenty-minute skirmish happened where more were killed.

Martial Law was declared across the whole of the colony and was allowed to cloak the activities of the military and their militia as convicts were deemed 'to be in a state of insurrection'. Martial Law progressed for seven days, throughout which muskets were heard to fire day and night. The government-controlled newspaper reported only 133 convicts were involved, but over 600 left Castle Hill in the hope of joining with another 1,100 from the Hawkesbury plains. The population of the colony at the time was around 5,000, thus the panic that beset the administration and general population. The Rev. Marsden, known amongst many as the flogging parson, put about his old story that all the Irish wanted to do was to rebel and secure ships to sail home in, but what they wanted was a New Ireland, a free and democratic home for all. Nine were hanged, with three left hanging dead in gibbets for many months as a reminder for all.

In later years the area became filled with market gardens and orchards which supplied Sydney. As Sydney expanded, the orchards disappeared and were replaced with a sprawl of suburban dwellings, retail and commercial establishments and light industry. The Hills Shire Council commemorates the shire's former status as an orange-growing area with the Orange Blossom Festival each year.

In the past Castle Hill was serviced by the Rogans Hill railway line to Parramatta to take the rural area's produce to the city. However, it was closed in 1932, due to competition with buses, trucks and cars.

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