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Real Estate Agents Jurien Bay – 2016/17 Performance

Jurien Bay Real Estate Agents sold 29 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 29 Jurien Bay houses took 85 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -16% from their initial listing price.

The best Jurien Bay Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Jurien Bay 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 8 agents operating in the Dandaragan council area servicing the Jurien Bay market and 3 agencies, vendors should only use those Jurien Bay agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Jurien Bay property.

With total house price growth of -9% over the last five years Jurien Bay agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Jurien Bay houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -3% (5yr average -2%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Jurien Bay, formerly called Jurien, is a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, located 220 kilometres north of Perth facing the Indian Ocean.

The coastline around Jurien Bay was first known to Europeans in the 17th century. In 1801-03, an expedition under the command of Nicolas Baudin sailed along the Western Australian coast. Louis de Freycinet, a cartographic surveyor on the expedition, named Jurien Bay after Charles Marie Jurien of the French naval administration. The area was visited by a number of English explorers from 1822 onwards.

The first settlement was established in the mid-1850s by Walter Padbury. A jetty was constructed in 1885-87 due to the success of pastoralism. In the early 1900s, a temporary fishing village was built around the Jurien jetty and the coastal waters were used for catching dhufish, snapper and groper. Permanent residences were only built in the 1950s;however the buildings were only corrugated iron shanties instead of properly-built dwellings. Initially the settlement struggled to grow due to a poor and unreliable water supply and the isolation of the area at that time.

The townsite was surveyed and was gazetted as Jurien Bay on 21 December 1956;it was renamed Jurien in 1959, but reverted to its original name in 1999. Crayfish are abundant in the area, and the town's development soon became influenced by the crayfish industry. New jetties, factories and an airstrip were constructed so that crayfish goods could be flown south to Perth. Crayfishing has now become a multi-million dollar industry, sending goods regularly to Japan and the United States.

The Jurien Bay "Blessing of the Fleet" festival commenced in the mid-1990's to commemorate the start of the crayfishing season in November each year. Following the opening of Indian Ocean Drive in 2010, the event was re-badged as the Indian Ocean Festival.

Today, the town is experiencing a house building boom, as it population and popularity as a holiday destination grows. The principal employers in the town are housing and building construction, retail, tourism, and crayfishing. Local residents claim that the town's population more than doubles during the holiday season. The completion of Indian Ocean Drive, has afforded faster access to the Perth Metropolitan area as well as the neighbouring towns of Leeman, Cervantes and Green Head. The town has many facilities including a community resource centre, supermarket, police station, family resource and child daycare centre, sporting facilities, recreational jetty, restaurants, small boat harbour and marina, sealed and lit airstrip and a medical centre;it also has a district high school, and is visited by a daily Greyhound coach service from Perth. Jurien Bay is the seat of government for the Shire of Dandaragan and is the largest community in that shire.

Jurien Bay lies on Indian Ocean Drive, a new coastal route completed in 2010, on this route Jurien Bay is 220 km north of Perth and 195 km south of Geraldton. The town of Jurien Bay is surrounded by many national parks and reserves. Just east of Jurien Bay is the biodiversity hotspot that is the Lesueur National Park. The town lies adjacent to the Jurien Bay Marine Park. Jurien Bay has an airport.

At the ABS 2006 census, Jurien Bay had a population of 1,175, which represented over one-third of the total population of the Shire of Dandaragan. It was surveyed within the Moore region, which includes five local council areas to the north of Perth with a population of 14,038, and has grown consistently over recent years.

Jurien Bay residents had a median age of 42, compared to the Moore regional average of 40 and the State average of 37. 21.29% of the population were under 16 years of age at the census, while 26.92% were over 60 years of age. The median individual income in the area was $453 per week, while 1.49% of the population had incomes above $1,000 per week. The main industry sector in Jurien Bay was construction followed by hospitality, retail, manufacturing, education and agriculture

Nearly all of Jurien Bay's 514 occupied dwellings were separate homes, although a small number of townhouses and units were located in the northern section of the town. The caravan park in Jurien accommodated 59 residents in 38 dwellings. In common with the Shire of Dandaragan generally but at odds with the region, a high number - 407 - of Jurien Bay's dwellings were unoccupied. The average house price in Jurien Bay in the 12 months to January 2008 was $476,250, significantly higher than the regional average.

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