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77 Harrington Park Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Harrington Park – 2016/17 Performance

Harrington Park Real Estate Agents sold 153 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 153 Harrington Park houses took 93 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Harrington Park Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Harrington Park 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 77 agents operating in the Camden council area servicing the Harrington Park market and 29 agencies, vendors should only use those Harrington Park agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Harrington Park property.

With total house price growth of 20% over the last five years Harrington Park agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Harrington Park houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 1% (5yr average 4%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Harrington Park is a suburb of the Macarthur Region of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia in Camden Council. Once a grand estate, owned by the Fairfax family , it has recently developed as a residential suburb although the now diminished Harrington Park estate is still owned and run by the Fairfaxes.

The area now known as Harrington Park was originally home to the Muringong, southernmost of the Darug people. Shortly after the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney in 1788, four cows and two bulls strayed from a Government Farm at Rosehill and found their way to a rich expanse of lush land southwest of Sydney. It was seven years before the healthy herd was discovered.

Governor Hunter had the region surveyed in 1795 and named it Cowpastures in honour of the herd. The region was declared a Government reserve although settlers such as John Macarthur soon lobbied the Governor for land grants in the rich farming area.

In 1813, 2,000 acres in the area were granted to trader Captain William Douglas Campbell as compensation for the loss of his snow Harrington which was seized by convicts, from its anchorage in Sydney Harbour, on the evening of 15 May 1808. In March 1809, His Majesty

When Captain Campbell died in 1827, he left Harrington Park to his two nephews, Murdock and John from Scotland, both of whom worked on the land. In 1833, young Murdock was shot on the property by bushranger James Lockhardt.

Abraham Davy bought Harrington Park from James Rofe in June 1853 for 2000 pounds. The property was sold by Jane Davy in 1875, after the death of her husband and eldest son, Daniel in 1874. There are interesting photos of Harrington Park and the family taken in 1871 in descendants possession. While the Davys lived at Harrington Park it was frequently visited by Quakers from around the world, and a sketch from 1854 by Frederick Mackie is in the Nan Kivell collection in Canberra .

Harrington Park was then leased for several years before being sold to Mr Abraham Davy in the 1859s, who later sold the property to Mr. and Mrs. William Rudd in 1875. After Mrs. Rudd's death in 1902, their grandson, William Britton and his sister Mrs. Dunlop took control of the estate. They then sold the property in the 1920s as a dairy farm to the Giddins family who in turn sold it to Mr Arthur Swan.

It was in 1944 that Sir Warwick Oswald Fairfax bought Harrington Park and the adjacent property from Mr Swan. Sir Warwick Fairfax carried out renovations and additions to the homestead and set up a nursery in the 1950s specialising in camellias, roses and imported flowers.

Until 1976, Sir Warwick ran a Poll Hereford stud where he bred many show winning champions. Sir Warwick spent much time at Harrington Park with his family and dogs. It was a place where he enjoyed writing, country walks, picnics and devoting time to his family. The Harrington Park property is still owned by Mary, Lady Fairfax.

In the 2001 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census, the suburb of Harrington Park had a population of 3,015 people. Like its neighbouring suburbs, Harrington Park is full of families with young children . In fact, the number of children aged four or under is almost double the national average. Housing is almost entirely detached houses with no apartments recorded in the area at the time of the 2001 census. Almost two thirds of houses in the area are mortgaged.

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