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27 Gerringong Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Gerringong – 2016/17 Performance

Gerringong Real Estate Agents sold 60 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 60 Gerringong houses took 131 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price.

The best Gerringong Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Gerringong 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 27 agents operating in the Kiama council area servicing the Gerringong market and 10 agencies, vendors should only use those Gerringong agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Gerringong property.

With total house price growth of 4% over the last five years Gerringong agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Gerringong houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -9% (5yr average 1%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Gerringong is a town located about ten minutes south of Kiama in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. At the 2006 census, Gerringong had a population of 3,588 people. One theory says that the name derives from an Aboriginal word meaning "fearful place" Supposedly great fear was caused to tribes there by the sight of Captain Cook 's ship in full sail. There are other theories as to the meaning of the name.

The first European settlers were red cedar cutters, who were first recorded as having visited and logged in the area in 1814. As in much of coastal New South Wales, the cleared land was used for dairy farming and cedar cutting died out, as the cedar trees disappeared. Dairy farming became the predominant primary industry, and remains so to this day. Gerringong had a small boat harbour used for the export of cedar and dairy produce.

In 1824, Governor Brisbane reserved 600 acres for the present Gerringong township. In 1827 Michael Hindmarsh and his family were granted 640 acres and became the first settler in the Gerringong area. In 1829 Gerringong was incorporated into the postal system. Alne Bank homestead was built in 1851 for the Hindmarshes, who still live there today and occasionally open it for inspection.

In 1854, a town plan for Gerringong was approved and the Governor proclaimed it a village. In 1872 the business area, Church of England church and some houses were destroyed by a bush fire. In 1893 the South Coast railway line was extended to Gerringong, leading to the end of shipping from the town. Telephone services were extended to Gerringong in 1913 and electricity in 1928.

In 1933 Sir Charles Kingsford Smith undertook his historic flight from nearby Seven Mile Beach to New Zealand. A memorial stone at Gerroa marks the event.

In 1954 Gerringong Municipal District amalgamated with Kiama Municipal Council. The town water supply was connected in 1971, signalling an end to tanks attached to each house. Land along the coastal fringe tends to receive higher rainfall than the interior water catchment areas, which are often in rainshadow. In 2002, the town sewerage system was connected.

The population of Gerringong and the area is around 4,000 people and growing. Many are retirees from Sydney and Canberra, others enjoy the seaside lifestyle but commute to work in Wollongong or Nowra and even Sydney. The main local industries are agriculture , tourism and retail trade.

The town has a modern primary school, a town hall , a large retirement village and a thriving tourist industry. Especially in the summer months, when visitors flock to the pristine beaches, to enjoy swimming, surfing, fishing and relaxing in the restaurants and caf

Gerringong railway station is served by a CityRail diesel train, connecting with electric trains to Sydney at Kiama. Local bus companies connect Gerringong to Kiama and Nowra on a daily basis, and interstate buses connect it with Sydney and Melbourne and all stops in between. The Gerringong and District Historical Society runs the Heritage Museum, containing lots of fascinating items, scale models of buildings, a photographic record of motor racing on Seven Mile Beach in the 1920s, and a display on the local dairying industry. The Society has a facility to do genealogy computer searches of a full database of Pioneer Family descendants, and also Birth, Death and Marriage records relating to the Gerringong area.

The boundaries of the Gerringong District range from Mount Pleasant and Omega in the north, to Rose Valley, Willow Vale and Foxground in the west, and to Broughton Village, Toolijooa, Harley Hill, Gerroa and Seven Mile Beach in the south. In the centre of the area lies the town of Gerringong itself, and the nearby area of Werri Beach.

Gerringong is known as "Where the Mountains Meet the Sea" due to an advertising campaign. A spur of Saddleback Mountain reaches down to Mt Pleasant to the north of Gerringong township, ending the spectacular Illawarra escarpment, which starts north of Wollongong. The area is famous for its picturesque coastline, incorporating rugged sea cliffs, pristine golden beaches surrounded by rolling hills and countryside, which stays velvety green year-round.

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