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Real Estate Agents Lathlain – 2016/17 Performance

Lathlain Real Estate Agents sold 57 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 57 Lathlain houses took 109 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Lathlain Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Lathlain 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 87 agents operating in the Victoria Park council area servicing the Lathlain market and 33 agencies, vendors should only use those Lathlain agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Lathlain property.

With total house price growth of 18% over the last five years Lathlain agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Lathlain 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 Lathlain and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.

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

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

Suburb Overview

Lathlain is an inner south eastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Its Local Government Area is the Town of Victoria Park.

Lathlain's development commenced in the 1890s when Peet and Co subdivided and sold lots in the "Victoria Park Station Estate" east of the railway station, with quarter- acre blocks on sale for

Lathlain was a 'garden suburb' estate designed in 1920 by Carl Klem and brother-in-law and senior partner Percy Hope. There was much controversy surrounding the development which was initially planned to have 16 internal reserves that provided open space to all allotments. Maintenance of these public open spaces was seen as problematic by the City of Perth to which the plan was scaled back to only two such reserves one of which has been sold to adjoining residents.

The suburb's name honours Sir William Lathlain, the Lord Mayor of Perth from 1918 until 1923. The name was in general use since the 1950s, after a park of this name was built there, but was not gazetted until 1981.

In November 1953, it was proposed that the Perth Football Club, an Australian rules football team in the West Australian Football League, be based at a new oval to be built on vacant land at Lathlain. The Perth City Council supported the scheme, and construction commenced. As residents started to move into the area, a primary school was constructed in 1956. On 11 July 1959, the club moved into the premises at the ground, known as Lathlain Park, and went on to win premierships in 1966-1968 and 1976-1977. The ground was renamed to Eftel Oval in 2003.

Demographics changed and during the early 1990s Lathlain's only civil structure, its local primary school, was earmarked for closure by the education minister at the time Norman Moore, due to low student enrolments. Students, parents and locals fought hard to keep the school open and their cries were heard. The school now has a healthy enrolment aided by the onsite pre-primary and better facilities.

Lathlain is bounded by Great Eastern Highway to the northwest, the Armadale railway to the southwest, Roberts Road to the southeast and Orrong Road and Graham Farmer Freeway to the northeast. The suburb is almost entirely residential, although a number of parks can be found - most notably Lathlain Park which houses the home ground of the Phoenix Demons and J.A. Lee Reserve. Rayment Park is a small community park located centrally within the suburb, adjacent to Lathlain Primary School, local shops situated in Lathlain Place, Carlisle/Lathlain Playgroup, Carlisle/Victoria Park Toy Library and scout hall.

Lathlain is zoned predominately R20. City and hill views can be found in the western end of the suburb which is situated on a hill that extends as far north as Rivervale and as far south as Kensington.

Lathlain is a residential suburb containing two reserves, two hotels and Lathlain Primary School. Commercial and other services are provided by Victoria Park and Belmont.

Lathlain is served by the Victoria Park train station on its southwestern edge, and by various bus services. All services are operated by Swan Transit.

The Lathlain railway station, built in 1959 and once located at the beginning of Goddard Street, was closed on 3 February 2003. Almost no trace of it exists today, although when the Lathlain railway station was decommissioned the "Lathlain" lighted signs were donated to the Perth Football Club to display in their clubroom due to their historical links with the station.

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