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27 Highton Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Highton – 2016/17 Performance

Highton Real Estate Agents sold 328 properties over the last 12 months (269 houses and 59 units). On average these 269 Highton houses took 80 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price. Highton units on average took 71 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

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

With total house growth of 32% over the last five years Highton agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 26%. Growth in Highton houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 1% for houses (5yr average 6%) and below for units 1% (5yr average 5%).

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

With Highton houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 8 years, securing the best Highton real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Highton is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It is bordered by the Barrabool Hills and Wandana Heights to the west, the Barwon River to the north and east, the former Kardinia Creek to the south-east, and the Princes Highway and Pigdons Road to the south.

Grazier John Highett set up a farm and finished building his house on a hill overlooking the Barwon River in 1837. Later his property became the Montpellier vineyard, hotel and picnic ground. Highton was named after an abbreviation of his name. Reserves, reservoirs and a school in this beautiful suburb still bear the Montpellier name.

The district had been extensively subdivided by the mid-1860s and boasted a hotel, a post office and a population of about 300 people. Vineyards, orchards and farmland were the major commercial activities for some decades. Between 1927 and 1933, two major orphanages and the Glastonbury children's home were opened in the suburb.

Residential development reached Highton by the post war 1950s, the scenic hills overlooking the Barwon River valley being popular with residents. The Highton shopping centre in Bellevue Avenue was constructed in the mid 1960s. Highton Post Office moved here in 1965 and a Highton South office opened the same year. Kardinia Creek separating the suburb from Belmont was placed underground. Further residential expansion continued southwards and by the 1990s housing had reached the Glastonbury Drive area.

The Highton Primary School was the first school to open in the suburb, opening in 1854. Post war growth led to the opening of the Montpellier and Bellaire primary schools. The Geelong Grammar School once occupied a campus in Highton from 1973 to 1998, and Christian College opened in the former St Augustine

Highton is connected by road to the centre of Geelong by Barrabool Road and the Princes Highway. Traffic to Melbourne is able to use the recently opened Geelong Ring Road that passes to the west of the suburb.\.

Public transport to the area is provided by buses operated by Benders Buslines, on routes to the Geelong city centre travelling via Deakin University, Belmont, Buckley Falls and Newtown.

Golfers play at the Queens Park Public Golf Course on Queens Park Road. The Geelong Amateur football and netball club and the Newtown and Chilwell cricket club are also located at Queens Park. The Geelong Falcons are based at the oval adjacent to the Highton shopping centre. The Highton bowls club and tennis courts are also adjacent to the oval.

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