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Real Estate Agents Moama – 2016/17 Performance

Moama Real Estate Agents sold 92 properties over the last 12 months (61 houses and 31 units). On average these 61 Moama houses took 137 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price. Moama units on average took 145 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Moama Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Moama 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 13 agents operating in the Murray council area servicing the Moama market and 5 agencies, vendors should only use those Moama agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Moama property.

With total house growth of 15% over the last five years Moama 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 12%. Growth in Moama houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 10% for houses (5yr average 3%) and below for units -16% (5yr average 2%).

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

With Moama houses only selling on average every 7 years and units every 11 years, securing the best Moama real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Moama is a town in the Riverina district of southern New South Wales, Australia, in the Murray Shire Local Government Area. The town is directly across the Murray River from the larger tourist town of Echuca in the neighbouring state of Victoria, to which it is connected by a bridge. At the 2006 census, Moama had a population of 3,331.

The settlement where Moama now stands was founded by James Maiden in the mid 1840s, beginning as a stopping-point for stock and cargo waiting to cross the Murray River by punt. Maiden arrived in the district in 1840;he had been hired to caretake Jeffries' station about 40 kilometres from the junction of the Campaspe River and the Murray River. He recognised a business opportunity and travelled to Seymour where he built a punt, which he then transported back to the Murray. The locality where the punt was placed on the river became known as Maiden's Punt. Maiden built a wooden public house, the Junction Inn, for which he obtained a licence in 1847.

During this early period Maiden's punt operated in opposition to another punt, owned by Isaac White, which was worked from the southern bank at Campaspe Junction . However, it was Maiden's punt that captured most of the business.

A demand for land at Maiden's Punt prompted the New South Wales government to lay out a township there, named "Moama". The name is derived from a local indigenous word meaning "burial ground". The Moama township was gazetted on 16 December 1851. The post office opened on 1 January 1855 and was known as Maiden's Punt until 1857.

At a land sale in August 1855 James Maiden purchased 10 of the 30 lots sold. Maiden sold the Junction Inn to Jeremiah Rolfe in 1855, but the next year he repurchased it. When applying for a license he told the Bench of Magistrates that he "intended to conduct it in a very superior manner with reduction of charges." Maiden also intended expanding the hotel, utilising the brick house which was his former residence as accommodation "for the use of gentlemen and their families to and from Melbourne".

The growth of the paddlesteamer as a means for transporting cargo from the 1860s onwards saw both Moama and Echuca grow substantially. Echuca's large wharf and its relatively short distance to Melbourne saw it overshadow its cross-border neighbour.

A traveller passing through Moama in mid-1865 described the township thus:

Moama retains some impressive historical buildings , namely the Moama Court House on Francis Street, the former New South Wales Police Force Sergeants official residence in Chanter Street, and the former Bank of New South Wales adjacent to the railway lines on Meninya Street.

Moama currently has a permanent population of about 3700, although this swells significantly during holiday periods and the Southern 80 Water Ski race, held in February.

The town has its own New South Wales State primary school - Moama Public School, an Anglican secondary college - "Moama Anglican Grammar School". It also has five full-time New South Wales Police Officers stationed at Moama Police Station adjacent to the Moama Court House on Francis Street;a New South Wales Rural Fire Service Station on Perricoota Road staffed by Volunteer Fire Fighters, a New South Wales Fire Brigade Station staffed by retained NSWFB personnel and a New South Wales State Emergency Service situated in the Moama Industrial area. Ambulance services are provided by the Rural Ambulance Service of Victoria, stationed in Echuca. The NSW Maritime and Roads and Traffic Authority are situated on Meninya Street, opposite the former Bank of New South Wales and adjacent to the Moama Sound Shell and the recently constructed War Memorial.

The town has recently undergone a massive resurgence in people moving from Melbourne seeking a "tree change". The Murray Shire Council has approved new developments in retail, sporting and residential sub divisions. Located just outside of Moama is the "Heartland" Speedway.

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