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48 Glenelg Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Glenelg – 2016/17 Performance

Glenelg Real Estate Agents sold 116 properties over the last 12 months (11 houses and 105 units). On average these 11 Glenelg houses took 90 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price. Glenelg units on average took 120 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Glenelg Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Glenelg 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 48 agents operating in the Holdfast Bay – North council area servicing the Glenelg market and 18 agencies, vendors should only use those Glenelg agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Glenelg property.

With total house growth of 14% over the last five years Glenelg agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared not as well growing at -19%. Growth in Glenelg houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -33% for houses (5yr average 3%) and above for units 8% (5yr average -4%).

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

With Glenelg houses only selling on average every 8 years and units every 6 years, securing the best Glenelg real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Glenelg is a popular beach-side suburb of the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Located on the shore of Holdfast Bay in Gulf St Vincent, it has become a popular tourist destination due to its beach and many attractions, home to several hotels and dozens of restaurants.

Established in 1836, it is the oldest European settlement on mainland South Australia, with the proclamation of the colony of South Australia. It was named after Lord Glenelg, a member of British Cabinet and Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.

Through Lord Glenelg the name derives from Glenelg, Highland, Scotland. In Scottish Gaelic the name is Gleann Eilg. The name Glenelg is noteworthy for being a palindrome.

Prior to the 1836 European settlement of South Australia, Glenelg and the rest of the Adelaide Plains was home to the Kaurna group of Indigenous Australians. They knew the area as "Pattawilya" and the local river as "Pattawilyangga", now named the Patawalonga River. Evidence has shown that at least two smallpox epidemics had killed the majority of the Kaurna population prior to 1836. The disease appeared to have come down the River Murray from New South Wales.

The first British settlers set sail for South Australia in 1836. Several locations for the settlement were considered, such as Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln and Encounter Bay. The Adelaide plains were chosen by Colonel William Light, and Governor John Hindmarsh proclaimed the province of South Australia at the site of The Old Gum Tree in Glenelg North on 28 December 1836.

The first post office in Glenelg opened on 5 December 1849;the first postmaster was John McDonald of the St Leonard's Inn. A telegraph office was opened in September 1859 and the two offices amalgamated in 1868. The present post office building on Moseley Square was built in 1912.

Construction of the Glenelg Institute, which is now the Glenelg Town Hall, started in 1875. The institute opened in 1877, with lecture rooms, a concert hall and a library. The classical structure was designed by Edmund Wright, whose works include the Adelaide Town Hall and Adelaide General Post Office on King William Street. The hall sits on Moseley Square, just off the beach. The city council acquired the hall in 1887. Today it houses restaurants and two museums, the Bay Discovery Centre and the Rodney Fox Shark Experience.

In August 1857, construction of Glenelg's first jetty commenced;it was opened on 25 April 1859. Costing over

There were several additions to the jetty. A lighthouse was built in 1872 at the jetty's end, but a year later it caught fire and was cast into the sea to save the rest of the structure. A replacement lighthouse was built in 1874, and was 12.1 metres tall. Other additions include public baths, an aquarium, a police shed and a three-story kiosk with tea rooms. The kiosk structure also housed a family.

The kiosk was wrecked in a storm in 1943, and the entire jetty was destroyed by a freak hurricane in 1948, most of the structure washed away and the rest unsafe. Just two weeks later, local council began drafting plans for a new jetty and construction was completed in 1969. The new structure was just 215 metres long, less than two-thirds of the original jetty. The second jetty continues to stand today, at the end of Jetty Road.

Glenelg has been a popular spot for recreation and leisure for much of its history. Following the success of Luna Park, Melbourne, a similar amusement park was constructed on Glenelg's foreshore in 1930. Luna Park Glenelg was placed in voluntary liquidation in 1934, and all the rides were disassembled, purchased by the directors, and transported to Sydney, where they were used to create Luna Park Milsons Point. The park's managers claimed that the reasons for the closure were the inability to make money from the park as it was, and opposition to changes from Council and residents, who were afraid that "undesirables" would be attracted to the area.

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