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Real Estate Agents Mayfield – 2016/17 Performance

Mayfield Real Estate Agents sold 252 properties over the last 12 months (233 houses and 19 units). On average these 233 Mayfield houses took 75 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price. Mayfield units on average took 91 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Mayfield Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Mayfield 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 66 agents operating in the Newcastle – Inner City council area servicing the Mayfield market and 25 agencies, vendors should only use those Mayfield agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Mayfield property.

With total house growth of 31% over the last five years Mayfield agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 5%. Growth in Mayfield houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 0% for houses (5yr average 6%) and above for units 16% (5yr average 1%).

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

With Mayfield houses only selling on average every 8 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Mayfield real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Mayfield is a north-western suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, which takes its name from Ada May a daughter of the landowner there, John Scholey, J.P. Its boundaries are the Hunter River to the north, the Great Northern Railway on the south , the main railway lines to Newcastle harbour on the east, and open ground in the west.

Much of Mayfield was originally named North Waratah, and formed part of the large Municipality of Waratah, New South Wales , of which John Scholey was three times Mayor. In 1938 an Act of the New South Wales Parliament created a "City of Greater Newcastle", incorporating 11 municipalities into one local government area, including Waratah. Until it was subdivided by Scholey and the land put up for sale, it was largely semi-forested scrub and fields. However, St Andrew's Church at North Waratah was opened as early as 1861, and fell within the Church of England Diocese of Newcastle, New South Wales. In 1924 a new church was dedicated at St.Andrews, Mayfield, to replace the aging colonial church.

Mayfield was originally a pleasant garden suburb on the outskirts of Newcastle, and by 1901 contained a Roman Catholic monastery, and several fine Victorian mansions belonging to prominent businessmen and lawyers. Of note, there was N.B.Creer , Charles Upfold built a large mansion on a piece of land in Crebert Street, North Waratah , given to him by his friend John Scholey. It was later sold to the famous Biscuit manufacturer, William Arnott J.P. who named the mansion "Arnott Holme". Arnott then sold it in 1898 to Isaac Winn, owner of the big Newcastle department store. Winn renamed the mansion "Winn Court" and John Scholey's "Mayfield House", for which the sandstone was brought from England. The BHP constructed, in the early 1920s, a very fine mansion in Crebert Street , with extensive gardens, for their General Manager. Now privately owned and named The Bella Vista, it is used as a weddings and functions centre.

In 1896, the Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited had acquired land on the river shore at Mayfield East for smelters, and in 1910 it was decided that they would construct here a major steel works and foundries, with a 350 ton blast furnace and three 65-ton open hearth steel furnaces, a bloom mill and heavy rail mill, with by-product coke ovens to supply coke for the blast furnaces. The advantages of the site played a major part in this decision: for transport both rail and shipping already existed, and they had close proximity to the Newcastle and South Maitland coalfields, . The task of reclaiming swampland at Port Waratah for the main site began in January 1913, and the New South Wales Government undertook to dredge and maintain a river channel between the works and the sea, 500 feet wide and 25 feet deep at low water to the steelwork's basin and wharves. Altogether the company acquired 1,225 acres . The blast furnace commenced operations in March 1915.

Other industries followed, such as galvanized iron manufacturers John Lysaght & Co., , Rylands Bros , tubemakers Stewarts & Lloyds , and the Newcastle Chemical Co., , and sited themselves adjacent to the steel works. The result was pollution which began to affect Mayfield which lost its fashionable status. The housing erected during and after World War I was overwhelmingly for those with employment in the heavy industries. The Steel Works finally closed down in the late 1990s and this had a knock on effect with adjacent industries, several of whom were now struggling with developing world markets.

Today Mayfield is the most culturally diverse suburb in Newcastle and home to over 14 000 residents from all over the world.

History of Mayfield mosaic located on the corner of Hanbury Street and Maitland Road

A closeup of the History of Mayfield mosaic located on the corner of Hanbury Street and Maitland Road

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