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There are 66 real estate agents servicing Cooks Hill and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 90 properties. We have analysed all these Cooks Hill 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 Cooks Hill – 2016/17 Performance

Cooks Hill Real Estate Agents sold 90 properties over the last 12 months (51 houses and 39 units). On average these 51 Cooks Hill houses took 80 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price. Cooks Hill units on average took 51 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Cooks Hill Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Cooks 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 66 agents operating in the Newcastle – Inner City council area servicing the Cooks Hill market and 25 agencies, vendors should only use those Cooks 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 Cooks Hill property.

With total house growth of 18% over the last five years Cooks 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 21%. Growth in Cooks Hill houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 3% for houses (5yr average 4%) and below for units -2% (5yr average 4%).

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

With Cooks Hill houses only selling on average every 11 years and units every 8 years, securing the best Cooks Hill real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Cooks Hill is an inner city suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It is typified by its tree lined streets, rows of Victorian terrace housing, turn of the century timber cottages and corner pubs.

Cooks Hill is probably most renowned for the popular 'eat street' - Darby Street. Darby Street has approximately 25 restaurants and Cafes with enjoy alfresco dining, cafes and pubs. It is also diverse in character and is home to the city's Christ Church Cathedral as well as some well-known pubs, like The Cricketeers Arms Hotel, The Oriental Hotel, The Delaney and the Commonwealth Hotel.

The suburb is also home to the Newcastle Region Art Gallery in Laman Street. The Gallery houses many works by significant artists, including works by Sidney Nolan, William Dobell, Russell Drysdale and Peter Preston it is the custodian of a substantial public art collection.

It is also a number of smaller inner city art galleries, including the Von Bertouch Gallery founded by the late Anne Von Bertouch. It is believed to be the first commercial gallery outside a capital city in Australia. Cooks Hill also hosts a visual arts scene and several artist-run projects such as the rocketart gallery.

The suburb is represented sporting-wise by Cooks Hill United Football Club and the Cooks Hill Rugby Union Football Club . Cooks Hill United Football Club plays it's Zone Premier League games at the Newcastle Athletics Field. All Age and Junior games at played National Park No4. The ZPL 1st grade team became inaugural Major Premiers of the new Zone Football League: Premier League Division, beating Morisset FC 1-2 in the Grand Final on Sunday, 18th September, 2011 at Wanderers Oval, Broadmeadow. The Brown Snakes were established in 2007 as a youth-oriented senior Rugby club and have Hawkins Oval, Wickham as their home ground.

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre provides Cultural Precinct Guides listing all the galleries.

Cooks Hill grew from coal mines in the area. Land sales developed from Brooks Street onto Darby Street to create the commercial centre there today. Darby Street was originally known as Lake Macquarie road and was one of the few public access roads through AA Company Coal Mine land.

Cooks Hill was badly damaged when at 10.27am on 28 December 1989, Newcastle experienced an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale which killed 13 people, injured 162 and destroyed or severely damaged over 25,000 buildings, many of which had to be subsequently demolished. It was the first in Australian history known to claim human lives.

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