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There are 64 real estate agents servicing Launceston and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 79 properties. We have analysed all these Launceston agents and on request within 24 hours we will send you a free, up-to-date report on their performance, sales track record and what fees you should pay. View report contents

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64 Launceston Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Launceston – 2016/17 Performance

Launceston Real Estate Agents sold 79 properties over the last 12 months (44 houses and 35 units). On average these 44 Launceston houses took 128 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price. Launceston units on average took 94 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -9% from their initial listing price.

The best Launceston Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Launceston 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 64 agents operating in the Launceston council area servicing the Launceston market and 24 agencies, vendors should only use those Launceston agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Launceston property.

With total house growth of 14% over the last five years Launceston agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared not as well growing at 7%. Growth in Launceston houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -10% for houses (5yr average 3%) and below for units -14% (5yr average 1%).

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

With Launceston houses only selling on average every 7 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Launceston real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Launceston is a city in the north of the state of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River. Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania after the state capital Hobart. With a population of 106,153, Launceston is the ninth largest non-capital city in Australia.

Settled by Europeans in March 1806, Launceston is one of Australia's oldest cities and is home to many historic buildings. Like many Australian places, it was named after a town in the United Kingdom

Launceston has also been home to several firsts such as the first use of anaesthetic in the Southern Hemisphere, the first Australian city to have underground sewers and the first Australian city to be lit by hydroelectricity. The city has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons.

The first inhabitants of the area of Launceston were largely nomadic Tasmanian Aborigines believed to have been part of the North Midlands Tribe. Walter George Arthur who petitioned Queen Victoria in 1847 while interned with other Tasmanian Aborigines on Flinders Island. lived for several years around Launceston, Tasmania as one of numerous homeless children, before being taken into custody by George Augustus Robinson who sent him to the Boy's Orphan School in Hobart in 1832.

The first white visitors did not arrive until 1798, when George Bass and Matthew Flinders were sent to explore the possibility that there was a strait between Australia and Van Diemen's Land. They originally landed in Port Dalrymple, 40 kilometres to the north-west of Launceston.

The first significant colonial settlement in the region dates from 1804, when the commandant of the British garrison Lt. Col. William Paterson, and his men set up a camp where George Town now stands. A few weeks later, the settlement was moved across the river to York Town, and a year later they eventually settled in Launceston. Initially the settlement was called Patersonia;however, Paterson later changed the name to Launceston in honour of the New South Wales Governor Captain Philip Gidley King, who was born in Launceston, Cornwall. The name still survives in the tiny hamlet of Patersonia 18 kilometres north-west of Launceston. Paterson himself also served as Lieutenant-Governor of northern Van Diemen's Land from 1804 to 1808.

By 1827, Launceston's population had climbed to 2,000 and the town had become an export centre, mainly for the colony's northern pastoral industry. Tin was discovered at Mount Bischoff in 1871 in north-western Tasmania, starting a minerals boom. Gold mining commenced approximately 50 kilometres away in Beaconsfield in 1877. During the following two decades Launceston grew from a small town into an urban centre. In 1889, Launceston was the second town in Tasmania to be declared a city, after state capital Hobart.

Small hotels and breweries began to emerge in the 1820s, before larger, more "substantial" hotels were built in the 1830s. Sporting groups, political groups, churches and schools were often established in these hotels;however, they also hosted plays, musical soirees and readings, until theatres were built.

Newer popular team sports such as cricket and football failed to be sustained in Launceston before the population grew substantially. The sports were initially middle class recreations, as the working class found it difficult to participate after a six day working week. Nevertheless, a "demand for facilities" lead to the upgrade of the Northern Tasmanian Cricket Association Ground amongst other sporting facilities in the 1860s. Not long beforehand, Tasmania played Victoria in Australia's first first-class cricket match at the NTCA Ground in 1851.

Launceston is located in the Tamar Valley, Northern Tasmania. The valley was formed by volcanic and glacial forces over 10 million years ago. The city is located approximately 45 kilometres south of the Bass Strait, with its closest neighbour-city being Devonport, approximately 99 kilometres to the north west. Launceston combines steep ridges and low-lying areas. As a result, areas of Launceston are subject to landslip problems, while others are liable to poor drainage and periodic flooding. The topography of the area is not conducive to easy dispersion of airborne pollution, due to the phenomenon of thermal inversion.

During recent years the city's air quality has improved. Studies indicate that 73% percent of air pollution in Launceston and surrounding areas during the winter period is caused by wood smoke, while about 8% is from motor vehicle pollution. During the early 1990s about 60% per cent of households used wood heaters, but now only 25

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