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Real Estate Agents Frenchs Forest – 2016/17 Performance

Frenchs Forest Real Estate Agents sold 193 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 181 Frenchs Forest houses took 55 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.

The best Frenchs Forest Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Frenchs Forest 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 151 agents operating in the Warringah council area servicing the Frenchs Forest market and 57 agencies, vendors should only use those Frenchs Forest agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Frenchs Forest property.

With total house price growth of 17% over the last five years Frenchs Forest agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Frenchs Forest houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -1% (5yr average 3%).

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

With Frenchs Forest houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 11 years, securing the best Frenchs Forest real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Frenchs Forest is a suburb of northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Frenchs Forest is 13 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of Warringah Council. Frenchs Forest is part of the Northern Beaches region and also considered to be part of the Forest District, colloquially known as The Forest.

Prior to the arrival of the First Fleet in Port Jackson in 1788, the area of land we now know as Frenchs Forest, and surrounding Warringah areas, was the home of the Guringai language group of the Garigal Aboriginal clan. Evidence of their habitation remains today in the form of rock engravings, rock art, open campsites, rock shelters, scarred trees and middens. The word Warringah has many interpretations including "sign of rain", "across the waves" and "sea".

European exploration into Warringah began within the first weeks of settlement at Sydney Cove in 1788. Governor Phillip made a number of journeys throughout the area, detailing the landscape, flora and fauna, as well as observing Aboriginal lifestyle and culture. Although Beacon Hill advertises the "Arthur Phillip lookout" at its peak, it is believed by some historians that Phillip's travels actually took him through Bantry Bay and up into Frenchs Forest to gain views over the area.

In 1853 Simeon Henry Pearce and his brother James acquired 200 acres in this area. The property was later known as Rodborough when it was acquired by John French, who also developed the land that became neighbouring Forestville. Despite its relative proximity to Sydney, Frenchs Forest remained predominantly rural throughout the nineteenth century.

Frenchs Forest is close to the Garigal National Park. It is elevated regularly having high rainfall compared with the rest of Sydney and is spread along ridgelines surrounded by native bushland. The eastern parts have distant views over the Pacific Ocean and the temperature extremes typical of Sydney are moderated by this proximity. Garigal National Park features native wildlife, birds, turtles, wallabies, lizards, snakes. Bush tracks include bluff track and natural bridge track.

Forestway shopping centre is at the intersection of Forestway and Warringah Roads. During the 1960s and 1970s, this centre had the name Arndale. Smaller shopping centres are located at Sorlie Road featuring a variety of restaurants and Skyline shops on Frenchs Forest Road East, the name being derived from the 'Skyline Drive-in Movie Theatre' that existed nearby until the mid 1980s.

The main Routes through Frenchs Forest include the east-west Warringah Road , connecting Roseville in the west with Brookvale in the east;the north-south Forestway, starting at Warringah Road in Frenchs Forest and heading north through Belrose to Terrey Hills ;the north-south Wakehurst Parkway , starting at Narrabeen in the northeast, crossing Warringah road in Frenchs Forest, and heading south to Seaforth. Following any of these three major roads lead to the only three road routes off the Warringah peninsula.

The intersection of Wakehurst Parkway and Warringah Road was the scene of multiple high speed collisions when these two roads were dirt tracks through the bush. To improve this, a blinking light was suspended above the intersection in the first half of the 20th century to warn motorists of the danger.

Forest Coach Lines connects Frenchs Forest with Chatswood railway station in the west, Warringah Mall shopping centre at Brookvale in the east and Terrey Hills in the north. An express City bus service to Town Hall railway station in the Sydney CBD.

Sydney Buses provides an east-west connection, starting at Manly via Dee Why Beach, through Frenchs Forest then express to Roseville and Chatswood railway station. The return journey is express from Roseville Bridge to Naree Road, Frenchs Forest.

In the 2001 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population and Housing, the population of the Frenchs Forest postcode area was 12,435 people, in an area of 9.1 square kilometres. The population was 50.3% females, 49.7% males. 22% of the population was born overseas. The eight strongest religious affiliations in the area were in descending order: Anglican, Catholic, No religion, Uniting Church, Presbyterian and Reformed, Other Christian, Oriental Christian and Pentecostal.;The three most common forms of dwelling were in decreasing order: separate house , semi-detached, row or terrace house, or townhouse and flat, unit or apartment .

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