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There are 40 real estate agents servicing Charlestown and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 281 properties. We have analysed all these Charlestown agents and on request within 24 hours we will send you a free, up-to-date report on their performance, sales track record and what fees you should pay. View report contents

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Real Estate Agents Charlestown – 2016/17 Performance

Charlestown Real Estate Agents sold 281 properties over the last 12 months (194 houses and 87 units). On average these 194 Charlestown houses took 70 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price. Charlestown units on average took 70 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.

The best Charlestown Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Charlestown 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 40 agents operating in the Lake Macquarie – North council area servicing the Charlestown market and 15 agencies, vendors should only use those Charlestown agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Charlestown property.

With total house growth of 20% over the last five years Charlestown agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared not as well growing at 12%. Growth in Charlestown houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -1% for houses (5yr average 4%) and below for units -2% (5yr average 2%).

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

With Charlestown houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Charlestown real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Charlestown is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, and the largest town within the City of Lake Macquarie. It is approximately 10 kilometres west-south-west of the central business district of Newcastle.

Charlestown has the largest business centre within the Lake Macquarie city, with a greater turnover than that of the neighbouring Newcastle CBD. The suburbs serves as the district's transport hub.

Originally granted to the Waratah Coal Company, the area was the site of the company's first shaft, sunk in 1873. Officially called South Waratah, the pit was variously known as Charles' Pit, Raspberry Gully or The Gully Pit. These names all applied to Charlestown in its early days and the surviving name seem to have been derived from that of Charles Smith, the company's manager. The first settlers were miners from the pit.

The company had the area surveyed on 29 April 1876;the first subdivision later became Ida Street, Pearson Street, Milson Street and Frederick Streets. Harry Wright bought the first lot when it was auctioned later in 1876.

The town had its first water main in 1927 and was connected to civic sewage in 1959.

The suburb is home to one of the largest shopping complexes in the region, Charlestown Square, which is located just off the Pacific Highway.

The suburb contains four primary schools;the State schools of Charlestown Primary, Charlestown South Primary and Charlestown East Primary, and the Catholic Diocese's St Joseph's Convent Primary School. The state primary schools feed into nearby Whitebridge High School, while the catholic primary school feeds into nearby St Mary's High School at Gateshead and St Pius X High School at Adamstown.

The suburb has a police station and a fire station. The NSW Ambulance Service has its Northern Communications Centre in the suburb, off Dudley Road.

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