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Real Estate Agents Heidelberg – 2016/17 Performance

Heidelberg Real Estate Agents sold 103 properties over the last 12 months (46 houses and 57 units). On average these 46 Heidelberg houses took 29 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price. Heidelberg units on average took 32 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -22% from their initial listing price.

The best Heidelberg Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Heidelberg 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 45 agents operating in the Banyule – Heidelberg council area servicing the Heidelberg market and 17 agencies, vendors should only use those Heidelberg agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Heidelberg property.

With total house growth of 51% over the last five years Heidelberg agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 40%. Growth in Heidelberg houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -6% for houses (5yr average 10%) and below for units -1% (5yr average 8%).

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

With Heidelberg houses only selling on average every 15 years and units every 10 years, securing the best Heidelberg real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Heidelberg is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Banyule. At the 2011 Census, Heidelberg had a population of 5,714.

Once a large town on Melbourne's fringe, Heidelberg was absorbed into Melbourne as part of the latter's northward expansion after World War II. Leafy Heidelberg once had its own historic Central Business District and its own Municipality in the former City of Heidelberg.

The land at Heidelberg was sold by crown auction in 1838, making it one of the earliest rural allotments;Melbourne was founded only three years earlier. By 1840, Warringal had been established as a surveyed township, the name referring to an Aboriginal term for eagle's nest. Eventually, Warringal was changed to Heidelberg by a land agent, after the German city of Heidelberg. The Heidelberg City Council proposed a name change during WWII, but it was rejected after public outcry.

When it was settled, Heidelberg was reached by track from Melbourne via North Fitzroy, and in 1841 the Heidelberg Road Trust was formed. As a form of Local Government, it preceded the Melbourne Town Council. By the late 1840s, the road had a toll bar at Merri Creek, and a macadamised surface. It became a tourist attraction, enhancing Heidelberg's reputation as a desirable place for views, excursions and rural estates. Cattle overlander Joseph Hawdon built his gothic Banyule Homestead in 1846, overlooking the Yarra Valley.

The Post Office opened on 19 October 1853 as Warringal, and was renamed Heidelberg in 1865. Heidelberg was proclaimed a Shire on 27 January 1871.

The rural scenery attracted artists during the 1880s, due to the absence of public utilities or a railway, causing houses to be vacant, and available at low rents. The Plein Air School of Painting from Box Hill rented a cottage at Eaglemont in 1888, forming the " Heidelberg School " of Australian art. Two years later, the Chartersville Homestead was occupied for similar purposes.

Heidelberg was proclaimed a City on 11 April 1934, but its rural space exceeded the urban area. The Heidelberg Town Hall was built in 1937. Subdivision and settlement clustered around Heidelberg Road and the Melbourne to Hurstbridge railway line, which bisected the municipality in a generally north-east direction. Along that line are Darebin, Ivanhoe, Eaglemont, Heidelberg, Rosanna, Macleod, Watsonia and Greensborough. Mont Park was reached by a spur line from Macleod. Heidelberg West, then and now unserved by a railway, was sparsely settled until the 1950s, when it was built on by the Housing Commission of Victoria. It also provided the site for the athletes' village for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

By the 1970s, the residential development of the Heidelberg Municipality was complete, except for some areas in Viewbank and Lower Plenty. The shopping areas were mostly strips, but a free-standing centre was built in Heidelberg West in 1956, to a design by the Housing Commission which drew on American trends.

The population of the Heidelberg Municipality was 8,610, 34,401, and 60,007. The population in 1991 was 60,468. On 15 December 1994 most of Heidelberg City was united with part of Eltham Shire to form Banyule City.

Evidence of Heidelberg's long history and early settlement can be found throughout the Municipality. The cemetery on Upper Heidelberg Road contains some of the oldest graves in Victoria. An even older cemetery, the size of a house block near the corner of St James Road and Hawdon Street, contains graves dating back before the establishment in 1851 of the Victorian Colony. The local primary school opened in 1854. Banyule Homestead, which still stands today, was built in 1846 and the Old England Hotel on Lower Heidelberg Road first opened its doors in 1848.

Macleod VIC 3085
Yallambie VIC 3085
Eaglemont VIC 3084
Ivanhoe VIC 3079
Heidelberg VIC 3084
Banyule VIC 3084
Macleod West VIC 3085
Heidelberg West VIC 3081
Rosanna VIC 3084
Ivanhoe North VIC 3079
Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081
Viewbank VIC 3084
Ivanhoe East VIC 3079
Bellfield VIC 3081