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Real Estate Agents Lewisham – 2016/17 Performance

Lewisham Real Estate Agents sold 40 properties over the last 12 months (24 houses and 16 units). On average these 24 Lewisham houses took 103 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price. Lewisham units on average took 45 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Lewisham Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Lewisham 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 109 agents operating in the Marrickville council area servicing the Lewisham market and 41 agencies, vendors should only use those Lewisham agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Lewisham property.

With total house growth of 32% over the last five years Lewisham agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 51%. Growth in Lewisham houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -7% for houses (5yr average 6%) and above for units 13% (5yr average 10%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Lewisham is a suburb in the inner-west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Lewisham is located 8 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Marrickville Council. The postcode is 2049. Lewisham is surrounded by the suburbs of Petersham, Dulwich Hill, Summer Hill, Haberfield and Leichhardt.

Lewisham took its name in 1834 from the estate of Joshua Frey Josephson, a German-born businessman who would later become mayor of Sydney. The estate was named it after the London borough of Lewisham, which means Leofsa's village or manor.

The original residents of the Lewisham area were the Cadigal clan of the Darug tribe. Artefacts found near the Cooks River indicate at least 7,000 years of habitation in the local area. After the First Fleet arrived in 1788, they set up camp in the middle of Cadigal territory. While the first governor Arthur Phillip endeavoured to establish cordial relations with the Cadigals and their neighbours, the two groups were competing for the same food sources and tensions inevitably developed. In 1789, a smallpox epidemic developed and wiped out the majority of the Cadigals. By 1809, all the land within Lewisham had been granted.

Lewisham railway station is on the Inner West line of the CityRail network. This provides access to the city, the interchange station of Strathfield and the commercial centres of Burwood and Newtown.

Lewisham is notable in railway history as the termination point for the first train journey in the NSW colony in 1855, although the railway station was not built until 1885. The whipple truss bridge over Long Cove Creek was constructed 1885-1886 featuring North American technology developed by Squire Whipple. It is probably the most significant railway bridge site in Australia, certainly in NSW. It has the unique distinction of four different types of bridges from different eras. Engineers Australia designated the Viaduct in 1994 as an historic engineering marker.

The Metropolitan Goods railway line also runs through the suburb, passing beneath the bridge over Long Cove Creek. The line is currently disused, but it is to be utilised to extend the current light rail service that runs from Central Station to Lilyfield through to Dulwich Hill. There will be two new stations serving Lewisham. These are - Lewisham West and Taverners Hill . Access to the city will be quicker by train, but the light rail may be used for some cross-regional journeys. It will also interchange with Dulwich Hill railway station on the Bankstown Line.

The 413 bus service, between Campsie and the city, cuts through the middle of Lewisham and provides an interchange with the railway station. Several bus services run along Parramatta Rd. These will interchange with the Taverners Hill stop. The other bus corridor is along New Canterbury Rd. This is served by the 428445 from Campsie to Balmain.

Trinity Grammar School formerly Saint Thomas

Saint Thomas Becket's Catholic church is located in Thomas Street, the current priest is Fr. Michael Butler . The Servants of Mary Help of Christians operates its Marian Centre from St Thomas Becket Primary School Hall. Lewisham is also the home of the Maternal Heart of Mary Latin Mass Community, of which Fr Laurence Gresser FSSP is the Chaplain. The church is situated behind St Thomas Becket's, on Charles O'Neill Way.

According to the 2001 census, Lewisham had a population just under 3000. The character of its population was quite different to its near neighbours, not having a large number of residents born overseas. After Australia, the most common countries of birth were England , Portugal and New Zealand . There were also a reasonable number of Greek speakers , just topping Portuguese as the second most common language in the area after English. The number of Indigenous Australians was higher than the national average and also a significant local demographic.

The population is predominately young couples. In fact the number of couples without children exceeds the number of couples with children , a marked contrast to the national figures. The number of people aged 21

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