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Real Estate Agents Diamond Creek – 2016/17 Performance

Diamond Creek Real Estate Agents sold 142 properties over the last 12 months (129 houses and 13 units). On average these 129 Diamond Creek houses took 65 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price. Diamond Creek units on average took 58 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

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

With total house growth of 41% over the last five years Diamond Creek agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 40%. Growth in Diamond Creek houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -3% for houses (5yr average 8%) and below for units -1% (5yr average 8%).

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

With Diamond Creek houses only selling on average every 11 years and units every 5 years, securing the best Diamond Creek real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Diamond Creek is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 23 km north-east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Nillumbik. At the 2011 Census, Diamond Creek had a population of 11,504.

The suburb is named after the Diamond Creek watercourse, a tributary of the Yarra River, which flows through the area in a generally southward direction. The name relates to a story of a farmer whose prized bull, named 'Diamond' because of the lozenge shape on its forehead, drowned in the creek.

Early white settlers in the Diamond Creek area are thought to have been timber getters and paling splitters. The township was established near the site of the Caledonia gold run, discovered in 1841. The Diamond Reef was found in 1863, and the township of Diamond Creek was subsequently developed, the Post Office opening on 7 February 1863. In 1864 a Methodist church, and a school were established. The township was surveyed between 1886 and 1887. The name Nillumbik was given to the area around the town, which lasted until the turn of the century. After the gold rush, the area was used for orchards and small scale farming. The railway line from Eltham to Hurstbridge was opened in 1912, including a railway station at Diamond Creek.

In the postwar years, population increased dramatically in Diamond Creek and its neighbouring areas. The Diamond Valley Shire was created out of the northern part of the Shire of Heidelberg in 1964. Further population growth occurred throughout the 1970s.

The early twentieth century saw a decline in the orchard industry, as orchards in Melbourne's eastern townships such as Doncaster and Nunawading, fell into favour due to better marketing. Diamond Creek remained relatively untouched during the boom in recreational travel that followed the popularity of the motor car.

Gold was first found on a site at the top of Fraser Street in 1862 by two brothers. The owner of the property, Dr J B Phipps, floated a company and sank a shaft. Over the next 50 years the mine developed into a major local industry, employing up to 200 men at its peak, going down to 300 metres and drawing 5000 ounces of gold a year.

On Wednesday 20 January 1915 a spark escaped from the boiler and set fire to the entire above ground plant and buildings. Because of the depth of water which accumulated, it was found unprofitable to re-open the main shaft. A serious attempt was made in 1948 but again the depth of water was insurmountable.

The Diamond Creek Shopping Centre and railway station are located on the banks of Diamond Creek, and the Hurstbridge railway line follows the course of Diamond Creek northwards from Eltham to its terminus at Hurstbridge.

Schools in Diamond Creek include Plenty Valley Montessori School, Sacred Heart Primary School, Diamond Creek Primary School, Diamond Creek East Primary School and Diamond Valley College.

The Diamond Creek Community Centre is jointly administered by the Shire of Nillumbik and the YMCA, and provides a venue for basketball, gymnasium and group fitness classes, child care, community classes and public and private functions. The centre also houses Nillumbik's Maternal & Child Health Service. The Community Centre served as an evacuation point, providing emergency accommodation, first aid and government relief to local residents affected by the February 2009 Victorian bushfires.

A prominent building in Diamond Creek is St John's Anglican church, located at the top of Main Road.

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