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There are 16 real estate agents servicing Geelong West and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 187 properties. We have analysed all these Geelong West 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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Real Estate Agents Geelong West – 2016/17 Performance

Geelong West Real Estate Agents sold 187 properties over the last 12 months (142 houses and 45 units). On average these 142 Geelong West houses took 62 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price. Geelong West units on average took 72 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Geelong West Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Geelong West 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 16 agents operating in the Geelong West council area servicing the Geelong West market and 6 agencies, vendors should only use those Geelong West agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Geelong West property.

With total house growth of 50% over the last five years Geelong West agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 40%. Growth in Geelong West houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 5% for houses (5yr average 10%) and above for units 15% (5yr average 8%).

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

With Geelong West houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 6 years, securing the best Geelong West real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Geelong West is a commercial and residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. When Geelong was founded, the area was known as Kildare but its name was changed to Geelong West in 1875. The main street is Pakington Street.

Ashby was once a suburb of Geelong located in the area of Geelong West, west of Latrobe Terrace, between Aberdeen Street and Church Street. By 1850 this area had become known as Little Scotland, and Kildare. At this point, Ashby referred to the area between Autumn Street and Waratah Street.

In 1875 the entire Ashby area was renamed West Geelong. The Ashby state school, which had only opened that same year, changed its name to Geelong West. In 1988, as part of Australia's bicentennial celebrations, the school changed its name back to Ashby. A Post Office named Geelong West opened on 1 July 1865 but was replaced and renamed Geelong North Railway Station in 1886. On 1 April 1887 the Geelong West office reopened near its present location. In 1960 Shandeen Post Office opened near the corner of Aberdeen Road and Shannon Avenue.

Geelong West was served by an electric tramway service from 1912 until 1956, when the service was replaced by buses subcontracted out to Benders Buslines.

The M. Donaghy & Sons ropeworks factory was once located in Pakington Street, Geelong West. The site has been developed, with construction of a Woolworths Supermarket and space for specialty shops. Construction commenced in January 2008 and Woolworths began trading in late 2008. This was the first store to open in the Geelong area under the new national name and new logo of Woolworths when the chain changed its name from Safeway in the state of Victoria.

Clonard College, a girls' secondary school, is located in the suburb.

Journalist and publisher J. F. Archibald was born in Geelong West in 1856. A memorial bust was erected on the corner of Weddell Road and Shannon Avenue in 1956.

The Pako Festa is an annual festival held in Pakington Street, Geelong West each year around late February. In 2006 it was held on 25 February. The festival is held to promote cultural diversity and show appreciation for the artwork and fashion designed by citizens of the Geelong area.

The suburb has an Australian rules football team competing in the Geelong Football League and a team competing in the Geelong & District Football League.

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