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Real Estate Agents Lower Plenty – 2016/17 Performance

Lower Plenty Real Estate Agents sold 49 properties over the last 12 months (25 houses and 24 units). On average these 25 Lower Plenty houses took 106 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price. Lower Plenty units on average took 50 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Lower Plenty Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Lower Plenty 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 42 agents operating in the Banyule – North council area servicing the Lower Plenty market and 16 agencies, vendors should only use those Lower Plenty agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Lower Plenty property.

With total house growth of 32% over the last five years Lower Plenty agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 52%. Growth in Lower Plenty houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -8% for houses (5yr average 6%) and below for units -2% (5yr average 10%).

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

With Lower Plenty houses only selling on average every 12 years and units every 8 years, securing the best Lower Plenty real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Lower Plenty is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 16 km north-east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Banyule. At the 2011 Census, Lower Plenty had a population of 3,782.

Lower Plenty, in earlier times part of Eltham, almost certainly got its name from the Lower Plenty Toll Bridge, built in 1860 to collect tolls across the Plenty River. This bluestone bridge still stands as part of the Lower Plenty Trail. A report of a court case, in The Argus newspaper, dated 1 May 1879, reveals two lads, Corkhill and Hodgson, "broke the windows of the old tollhouse, Lower Plenty bridge", some 19 years after the bridge was built.

The suburb is bounded by the Plenty River in the west until it joins the Yarra River, which forms the southern boundary. Fitzsimons Lane forms the eastern boundary and Airlie Road north of Main Road forms the northern boundary.

In February 1855 Hungarian immigrant Sigismund Wekey purchased 211 acres in what is now Lower Plenty, via The Victoria Vineyard and Garden Fruit Company of which he was manager, with a vision to start a wine industry in the new settlement of Melbourne.

In March 1855, Wekey held a meeting at the Bulleen Hotel and called for shareholders, each

A plan, backed by a group of Melbourne businessmen who would form the

The bridge would have a span of 43 metres and a width of eight metres. It would cost ?2200 English Pounds. It would be located at the end of what is now Bonds Road, Lower Plenty, the land for this road being donated by local landowners John Seymour and David Bell, and the Central Road Board agreed to level the road to the bridge on the Templestowe side through the estate of Henry Stooke.

Meantime Wekey conceived a plan for another bridge at Studley Park to improve and shorten the trip to the city even further. By September 21 the plan for this second bridge was underway.

A stoppage in the works of the Templestowe Bridge was explained by Wekey on September 22, as being a dispute between the Board and the contractors over payment when the foundation on the Lower Plenty side was found to be different than expected, causing a change in the design - the contractors were wanting more money to accommodate this.

Unfortunately in January 1856 the Victoria Vineyard and Garden Fruit Company was forced to sell its land. The sale was to Mr King for eight English Pounds an acre - the land had been acquired originally for ?4.60 English Pounds an acre - but Wekey had been confident it would soon be worth ?18-20 English Pounds per acre. The company was to be wound up shortly after.

It appears the Templestowe Bridge was operating by this time.

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