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There are 61 real estate agents servicing Galston and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 19 properties. We have analysed all these Galston agents and on request within 24 hours we will send you a free, up-to-date report on their performance, sales track record and what fees you should pay. View report contents

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61 Galston Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Galston – 2016/17 Performance

Galston Real Estate Agents sold 19 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 19 Galston houses took 90 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Galston Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Galston 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 61 agents operating in the Hornsby – North council area servicing the Galston market and 23 agencies, vendors should only use those Galston agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Galston property.

With total house price growth of 25% over the last five years Galston agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Galston houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 4% (5yr average 5%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Galston is a suburb of northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Galston is located 36 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Hornsby Shire and is part of the North Shore region.

The area was originally known as Upper Dural until early settler Alex Hutchinson suggested in 1886 that the new school be named Galston after the town of Galston, East Ayrshire in Scotland.

Galston Gorge is located between Galston and Hornsby Heights, Galston Gorge is at the bottom of Galston Road, a winding road with several hairpin bends.

Historic Waddell Cottage, which is the former family home of one of the original orchard growers in the area, is situated next to Galston High School. The historic 55 hectare Fagan Park is named after an early farming family. The last descendant, Bruce Fagan, specified in his will that the land be granted to Hornsby Shire Council and be developed into parkland. The original homestead, Netherby Cottage, has been converted into a museum overlooking over 15 acres of parkland. The park is popular with picnickers on public holidays such as Mother's Day and ANZAC Day.

History Cottage, owned by Hornsby Council and located next to Hayes Park , is the home of the Dural & District Historical Society. The Buddhist Golden Wheel Temple on Galston Road is a modern building with magnificent gardens tended by members of the temple community. The gardens, which feature flowering peach trees, are open to the public in early September each year.

The Galston shopping village is on Galston Road. Franklins Supermarket is located here. The Galston Branch Library is situated in the deconsecrated Anglican Church opposite. Swane's Nursery on Galston Road is a regular stop for tour groups from all over Sydney. Until recently, this nursery with its ornamental gardens and magnificent rose displays was owned by the local Swane family.

There is no heavy industry in Galston. Many small businesses are run from homes in the area. Agriculture is a significant industry, with a number of orchards growing citrus, persimmons, strawberries and stone fruit. Some properties grow hydroponic produce. Chickens are raised on several properties with Summertime Chickens being one of the largest businesses in the area. There are numerous small specialist and larger retail plant nurseries in the Galston area.

There is a variety of housing available in Galston. There are a number of recently built modern brick townhouses and home units close in to the shopping village and several hundred modern brick dwellings in subdivisions near the village. Dwellings on the many 5-acre lots in the suburb range from older simple fibro and timber cottages to substantial, luxurious brick and tile residences.

Hornsby Shire's largest annual community event, the Bushland Shire Festival, is held at Fagan Park every September and is organised by Hornsby Shire Council. Galston hosted the annual Galston Country Music Festival, which was held on a Sunday in early September. 2008 marked the last one that was held. Past performers at the festival included Troy Cassar-Daley, Kasey Chambers, Pat Drummond, The Bushwackers, Smoky Dawson, Normie Rowe, Nicki Gillis and the pop group Bella. Galston Rotary Club which hosted this event, patronised by the legendary Frank Ifield, now stages Opera by the Lake in Fagan Park on the first Sunday in May. The Galston SpringFest is also held in early September each year. The Galston Garden Club holds an Open Gardens Weekend each October where several local gardens are open to public view. Galston also hosts the Rotary Scarecrow festival where families and friends gather to create the best scarecrow.

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