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21 Moonta Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Moonta – 2016/17 Performance

Moonta Real Estate Agents sold 20 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 20 Moonta houses took 135 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price.

The best Moonta Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Moonta 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 21 agents operating in the Copper Coast council area servicing the Moonta market and 8 agencies, vendors should only use those Moonta agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Moonta property.

With total house price growth of 40% over the last five years Moonta agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Moonta houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 6% (5yr average 8%).

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

With Moonta property transactions only occurring on average every 7 years, securing the best Moonta real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Moonta is a town located on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia, 165 kilometres north-northwest of the state capital of Adelaide. It is one of three towns known as the Copper Coast or "Little Cornwall " for their shared copper mining history.

It is about 17 kilometres south of Kadina, site of the famous Wallaroo Mines, and 14 kilometres southeast of the port of Wallaroo. At the 2006 census, Moonta had a population of 3,350. There are several distinct localities or hamlets surrounding Moonta, including Moonta Mines, Cross Roads, North Yelta, Moonta Bay, Port Hughes and Simms Cove.

It is thought that the name "Moonta" is derived from Moontera, an Narungga word meaning 'impenetrable scrub'.

Prior to European settlement, the Moonta area was occupied by an indigenous community known as the Narungga. When Matthew Flinders was navigating the coastline of Southern Australia in 1802 he explored the coastline near Moonta. British settlers arrived in the Moonta area in the 1840s, as pastoralists, but there was no significant development until the 1860s, primarily because of the lack of water. The scrub in the area was difficult to penetrate so the first settlers had a hard time clearing the land.

Large and rich deposits of copper were discovered at Moonta in 1861 by shepherds from Walter Watson Hughes ' sheep farm. This became a prosperous mine, named Wheal Hughes, with other mines soon to follow. The town was laid out in 1863 and a horse drawn tramway to Wallaroo was established in 1863. Following advertising by the South Australian Government, Cornish miners arrived in Moonta soon afterward. The mines at Moonta proved to be the richest mines in the whole of South Australia by 1917, exceeding the total wealth created by all other mines since 1836, the year of establishment of South Australia. The population of Moonta in 1875 was 12,000. The primary copper mining operations ceased in 1923, but smaller-scale operations recommenced in the area in the 1990s, and ended 2 years later.

Moonta exists in a semi-arid location, above Goyder's Line. Moonta is surrounded by mallee scrub. The centre is located four kilometres inland and is 20 metres above sea level. Moonta has a dry Mediterranean climate with seasonal temperatures about the same as Adelaide 's temperatures. The temperature ranges are similar to those of Kadina and the weather patterns are similar to those of both Kadina and Adelaide.

Following the demise of copper mining, the district successfully merged into dry land farming. Moonta's surrounds are used for growing barley, wheat and other crops such as legumes, canola, chickpeas and field peas. Barley from the region is considered to be some of the best in the world.

Moonta, the town centre, consists of old limestone miners' cottages and churches, giving the town a historical feel. There are several eateries in the town centre, as well as at Moonta Bay and Pt. Hughes.

The nearby locations of Moonta Bay, Port Hughes and Simms Cove are on the foreshore and are rapidly developing. They are extremely popular locations for retirement and holiday makers. The beaches, with fine white sand, are popular with recreational anglers and sailboarders. The natural state of the coast has largely been retained.

Tourism is a significant local industry, focusing on the availability of beachside accommodation,including several caravan parks, holiday houses, bed and breakfast and a motel.

North Yelta is an old mining village just north of Moonta. Like Moonta, it has an historic ambience.

Moonta Mines SA 5558
Yelta SA 5558
Kooroona SA 5558
Matta Flat SA 5554
Paskeville SA 5552
Port Hughes SA 5558
Cross Roads SA 5558
Wallaroo SA 5556
Jerusalem SA 5554
New Town SA 5554
Wallaroo Mines SA 5554
North Yelta SA 5558
Kadina SA 5554
Moonta Bay SA 5558
Moonta SA 5558
Jericho SA 5554
Hamley SA 5558