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Real Estate Agents Forrest – 2016/17 Performance

Forrest Real Estate Agents sold 42 properties over the last 12 months (13 houses and 29 units).

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

With total house growth of 20% over the last five years Forrest agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 38%. Growth in Forrest houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -6% for houses (5yr average 4%) and below for units -10% (5yr average 8%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Forrest is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Forrest is named after Sir John Forrest, an explorer, legislator, Federalist, premier of Western Australia, and one of the fathers of the Australian Constitution. Streets in Forrest are named after explorers and governors.

Forrest is one of the few suburbs in Canberra built to the original Canberra plans. It contains many circular and geometric patterns in its streets and can be quite confusing to drive in. Forrest was renamed from the earlier suburb Blandfordia and gazetted as a suburb in 1928. South Blandfordia became part of the new suburb of Griffith at the same time.

The original residents of Forrest were mostly senior public servants who were moved from Melbourne.

On Census night 2006, Forrest had a population of 1191 people.

Forrest Primary School is situated in Hobart Avenue in Forrest. It caters for students in years P-6. The students wear red and yellow. The school celebrated its fiftieth anniversary on 4 April 2008.

The suburb includes part of the Manuka shopping centre. The suburb also contains a government run primary school.

Forrest together with the northern parts of Deakin and Red Hill, represent the most prestigious residential area in Canberra. Most of the area is detached dwellings in which a 1600 m 2 block would be on the small side, and 2000 m

The suburb is subject to conservation measures to preserve its character. Important values being preserved in the suburb are

The remnants of street furniture, that is street signs, fire hydrants and footpath lighting and other elements including kerbs and gutters and examples of brick drains, are valued for their contribution to the aesthetic of a twentieth century 'Garden City' planned subdivision. The furniture is now protected.

These buildings are in the block bounded by Canberra Avenue, Empire Circuit, Manuka Circle and Fitzroy Street. They were completed in 1938 and include a former fire station. The buildings are considered important examples of Australian Early Modern Architecture and illustrate a distinctive comparison with the "Federal Capital Architecture" that dominated in Canberra in the 1920s and 30s.

Mount Painter Volcanics dark grey to green grey dacitic tuff is found in all except the northeast side. There are a few outcrops of sediments in amongst the volcanics containing shale and sandstone. On the northeast a patch of Ordovician Pittman Formation greywacke outcrops along Canberra Avenue. Black Mountain Sandstone is near St Andrew's church in the north north east. Canberra Formation, calcareous shale is found in the north. The Deakin Fault runs from State Circle to Manuka separating the Mount Painter Volcanics from the other sediments.

Forrest ACT 2603