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Orroroo Real Estate Agents – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Orroroo – 2016/17 Performance

Orroroo Real Estate Agents sold 13 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 13 Orroroo houses took 146 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

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

With total house price growth of 79% over the last five years Orroroo agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Orroroo houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 31% (5yr average 16%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Orroroo is a town in the Flinders Ranges region of South Australia. At the 2006 census, Orroroo had a population of 543. The Wilmington-Ucolta Road passes through here, intersecting there with the southern stretch of the Birdsville and Oodnadatta Tracks. The narrow gauge rail line was extended to Orroroo also in 1881 and Quorn in 1882, connecting with the new line from Port Augusta. This line has now been abandoned. Orroroo is situated near Goyder's Line, a line drawn up in 1865 by Surveyor General Goyder which he believed indicated the edge of the area suitable for agriculture.

Orroroo" is generally accepted as being derived from the Aboriginal " oorama " - "rendezvous of the magpie", although others believe it to mean " early start "

Prior to European settlement, Orroroo was the home of the Ngadjuri Aboriginal people whose domain was the area to the east of the Flinders Rangers. The name Orroroo is believed to have Aboriginal origins, but the true meaning of the word is uncertain. The name was first used by an early pioneer who conducted a nearby coaching house which served travellers on the Burra-Blinman track.

In 1844, the first Europeans to settle, John and James Chambers, took up the Pekina Run which covered 320 square miles. They did not receive a millimetre of rain during the 17 months that they lived there. As a result of this drought, they sold the Pekina Run for

Charlie Easther settled in Orroroo during 1864 and opened up an eating house that became a popular stopping point for the drovers and bullockys who travelled through the area. The town was surveyed in 1875, when Solly's Hut, a clay-pugged log structure, was constructed as the town's first house and is now used as a museum. In September 1875, the town was officially named by George Goyder following the suggestion made by Charlie Easther. The first land sales were made in May 1876. The town's council offices were constructed in 1888.

On 24 August 1923, 230-volt electricity was connected to the town by Cr Martin Redden, Chairman of the District Council, in the presence of a large crowd. On 4 July 1962, the power house engines were shut down to change to AC power which gave the houses standard 240-volt power.

An early irrigation scheme was formed after damming the Pekina Creek and creating the Pekina reservoir. Water from here was supplied to over 50 dairy farms. Orroroo had its own flour mill, several bakeries, carriage manufacturer and a butter factory, which still stands.

Orroroo is the service centre for a predominantly farming community with the main products being wheat, sheep, cattle, pigs and a kangaroo processor.

A local curiosity is nearby called "Magnetic Hill", which is a gravity hill.

The town was connected by rail to Peterborough and Quorn by rail in September 1881, and was served by a Class 1 station and a large Goods Shed. During 1962, concrete grain silos were built in the Yard. these provided the bulk of traffic until the railway was closed in 1987

Orroroo was the last attended station on the railway;staff were withdrawn and the station operated as "unattended" from August 1981.

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