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Real Estate Agents Cowell – 2016/17 Performance

Cowell Real Estate Agents sold 28 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 28 Cowell houses took 138 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -13% from their initial listing price.

The best Cowell Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Cowell 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 3 agents operating in the Franklin Harbour council area servicing the Cowell market and 1 agencies, vendors should only use those Cowell agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Cowell property.

With total house price growth of 49% over the last five years Cowell agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Cowell houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 5% (5yr average 10%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Cowell is a coastal town on Franklin Harbour on the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia on the Lincoln Highway 111 km south from the major town of Whyalla. It is 493 km by road from Adelaide.

Franklin Harbour is a natural harbour of 49 km

The town of Cowell is the major population centre of the District Council of Franklin Harbour, and the centre of an agricultural district farming wheat and sheep. The district covers an area of 3,283 square kilometres with a district population in 2011 of 1070. Fishing, and more recently, oyster farming has also been an important industry.

Matthew Flinders was the first explorer to record a sighting of Franklin Harbour, mistaking the harbour for a lagoon or lake in 1802. By coincidence, Governor George Gawler named the harbour while visiting the town in 1840 in honour of Sir John Franklin, who had been a midshipman on the voyage in 1802 with Flinders. The harbour was eventually mapped in 1839 by Robert Cock who sailed into it while surveying the northerly section of Spencer Gulf.

When settlers commenced farming the area in 1853, Franklin Harbour became a logical place to load ships for export of wheat and wool and a small settlement was soon established. In 1880 the Governor, Sir William Jervois, named the town of Cowell after Sir John Clayton Cowell who was, at the time, the Lieutenant-Governor of Windsor Castle.

In 1965, a deposit of Jade was discovered in the nearby Minbrie Ranges. To date over 100 outcrops have been found within an area of 9 square kilometres and as such has been designated by the South Australian Department of Minerals and Energy Resources as the "Cowell Jade Province".

The Franklin Harbour Historical Museum situated in the old Post Office residence in the Main Street of Cowell preserves many historically important artefacts of the region, both natural and manmade.

The township of Cowell lies on Franklin Harbour, a naturally a land-locked bay with a narrow entrance through which the tide rushes in and out. This results in calm waters inside the harbour, with much of the bay being dominated by shallow tidal mud flats and associated mangrove ecosystems. Due to the velocity of the tide through the harbour

Inland, the landscape is dominated by agricultural land, as well as areas of untouched vegetation on the coastal areas. The Minbrie Ranges can be found further inland.

Agriculture and commercial fishing have long been the dominant sectors of the local economy, with commodities such as wheat and wool being the driving force for the establishment of the town.

The major crops of the area are cereals such as wheat, barley and oats, with legumes also grown. Sheep are still farmed in the district, with the Cattle and Goats introduced more recently.

Cowell SA 5602