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Real Estate Agents Fennell Bay – 2016/17 Performance

Fennell Bay Real Estate Agents sold 33 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 33 Fennell Bay houses took 107 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price.

The best Fennell Bay Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Fennell Bay 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 32 agents operating in the Lake Macquarie – West council area servicing the Fennell Bay market and 12 agencies, vendors should only use those Fennell Bay agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Fennell Bay property.

With total house price growth of 22% over the last five years Fennell Bay agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Fennell Bay houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 8% (5yr average 4%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Fennell Bay is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia north of the town of Toronto on a bay of the same name, west of Lake Macquarie.

Fennell Bay is the first place of Reservation to preserve fossil forests in Australia, and via the missionary-recorded early stories of native inhabitants, this fossil forest also holds significance to geological and Aboriginal history alike. The forest is of Permian age, composed of the same trees as formed the nearby coal seams . The trees, now silicified and still upstanding, are believed to have been buried in volcanic ash erupted from a volcano somewhere east of the present day coastline.

The Fennell Bay fossil forest was first recorded in 1834, in the writings of a famous missionary, the Reverend L.E. Threlkeld. The record is in his "An Australian Grammar: comprehending the principles and natural rules of the language, as spoken by the Aborigines in the vicinity of Hunter

In 1842 the fossil forest was visited by the pastor of Parramatta, the Reverend W.B. Clarke who was highly impressed by it and wrote a paper on it. This paper, "On a Fossil Pine Forest at Kurrur-Kurran, in the inlet of Awaaba [Lake Macquarie], East Coast of Australia" was communicated to London, the then centre of the English-speaking geological world. It represents one of the very earliest serious geological deliberations to have come out of Australia. He communicated the matter to British colleagues via his patron at Cambridge University, Adam Sedgwick. Clarke sent two large sections of the silicified trees to England with his paper, and wrote in his covering note "I think you will not be displeased with this my first contribution from Australia".

At a time when evolution was not a terribly old or accepted theory, particularly within the religious fraternity, the Fennel Bay forest had a large impact on Reverend Clarke's mind, perhaps even some form of spiritual enlightenment, or at least inducing great wonderment about time and change, as he wrote the words "The train of thought which is excited by this scene is highly curious, and in few places in the world can the quiet and daily processes of natural growth and decay, the forms of living and dead things, and the successive changes and reproductions of matter, owing to the operations of most powerful though secretly evolving causes, be so prominently displayed, as in this singular picture of the past and the present".

The full text of Clarke's article is available at: http:www.lachlanhunter.deadsetfreestuff.comfennell-bay1.htm

The area was subdivided in 1882. Early industry included a sawmill and a mine. The first school opened in 1959, and the school today maintains an Aboriginal interpretative and cultural centre.

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