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There are 5 real estate agents servicing Cooma and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 116 properties. We have analysed all these Cooma 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 Cooma – 2016/17 Performance

Cooma Real Estate Agents sold 116 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 116 Cooma houses took 109 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Cooma Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Cooma 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 5 agents operating in the Cooma-Monaro council area servicing the Cooma market and 2 agencies, vendors should only use those Cooma agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Cooma property.

With total house price growth of -1% over the last five years Cooma agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Cooma houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -1% (5yr average 0%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Cooma is a town in the south of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 115 km south of the national capital, Canberra, via the Monaro Highway. It is also on the Snowy Mountains Highway, connecting Bega with the Riverina. The town has a population of 6,587. Cooma is the main town of the Monaro region. It is 800 metres above sea level. The name could have derived from an Aboriginal word Coombah, meaning 'big lake' or 'open country'.

Cooma was explored by Captain J. M. Currie in 1823. It was first surveyed in 1840 and it was proclaimed a municipality in 1879. The railway from Sydney was extended from Royalla to Cooma in 1889 under the supervision of John Whitton. The line was closed to rail passenger traffic in 1986.

The estimated population of Cooma was 47 in 1851 and it grew to 2330 , 1969 , 2249 , 9103 , 7353 and 7978 .

In 1949, the town became the headquarters of the Snowy Mountains Scheme and grew rapidly. Those working on the Snowy Scheme depended on the railway and during construction of the scheme, the railways were one the largest employers in the region. In 1959 the tenth anniversary of the scheme was celebrated with the erection of an avenue of flags representing the 27 nationalities of people working on the scheme.

Cooma has developed a growing tourism industry as it became the main rest stop for many travellers heading to the NSW snow fields during the winter months. As a result, the town nicknamed itself the 'Gateway to the Snowy Mountains'.

The Aviation Pioneers' Memorial at Cooma contains artifacts recovered from the Avro 618 Ten aircraft Southern Cloud, which crashed on 21 March 1931 in the Toolong range of the Australian Alps. The wreck was not found until 26 October 1958.

Government schools include Monaro High School, a high school that serves the town and seven of the neighbouring rural towns and villages including Berridale, Jindabyne, Nimmitabel, Bredbo and Dalgety. The other two government schools support primary education and are Cooma Public School and Cooma North Public School, both providing education for students in kindergarten to year 6.

The Roman Catholic school is called St Patrick's Parish School and provides education from kindergarten to year 10. The Snowy Mountains Christian School, an independent Christian school provides education from kindergarten to year 10.

Tertiary education is provided by TAFE NSW Illawarra Institute Cooma campus.

Two newspapers operate in Cooma, The Cooma Monaro Express owned by Fairfax Media, and The Monaro Post, which began in 2006, and is independently owned by Oliver Mohr.

Note: transmitters for 2XL and Snow FM, as well as some ABC services, are in place throughout the Snowy Mountains.

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