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Peterborough Real Estate Agents – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Peterborough – 2016/17 Performance

Peterborough Real Estate Agents sold 38 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 38 Peterborough houses took 112 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -15% from their initial listing price.

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

With total house price growth of 17% over the last five years Peterborough agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Peterborough houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -5% (5yr average 3%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. At the 2006 census, Peterborough had a population of 1,689.

It was originally named Petersburg after the landowner, Peter Doecke, who sold land to create the town. It was one of 69 places in South Australia renamed in 1917 due to anti-German sentiments during World War I.

The first settlers in the area purchased land from the government in 1875. The first building in the town was constructed four years later. Settler Peter Doecke transferred his land to J H Koch in 1876, who found out in 1880 that the land would be the site of a railway junction. He subdivided it and sold 33 acres for

Peterborough is the seat of the District Council of Peterborough. It is the largest town in the council area. It is bounded by the District Council of Orroroo Carrieton in the northwest, Northern Areas Council to the southwest, and the Regional Council of Goyder to the south, with unincorporated areas to the north and east. Peterborough is in the state electorate of Stuart and federal Division of Grey. Peterborough at one point in time had its own town council surrounded by the district council.

Peterborough sits on the intersection of the East-West railway linking Port Pirie and Broken Hill, and the North-South railway linking Adelaide eventually to Alice Springs via Quorn, both narrow gauge) lines.

The line from Port Pirie and Jamestown arrived in 1881, followed shortly after by the line from Terowie in the south. The line to Broken Hill was completed in 1887. Peterborough was the home town for Bob the Railway Dog who is remembered by a bronze statue located in the Main Street.

In 1970, the East-West line was converted to standard gauge), and the line south of Peterborough to Terowie to broad gauge). Thus Peterborough became one of three, triple-gauge railway junctions in Australia. The others being Gladstone and Port Pirie, all on the same railway corridor.

The broad-gauge connection to Adelaide, via Burra, was severed in the late 1980s. The narrow-gauge line north to Quorn last carried freight in 1980, and was removed, between Eurelia and Bruce in the mid-1980s. Grain trains ran as far as Orroroo into the mid 1980s. In its later years it was used by tourist trains from Steamtown as far as Eurelia. Steamtown ceased operations in 2002, however the roundhouse is still used to display its coaches and locomotives. The District Council, with funding from the three tiers of government and recovery of the Eurelia line, have subsequently established the Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, with SA's first Sound & Light Show.

The town is still served by the twice-weekly Indian Pacific train run by Great Southern Railways, which heads to Adelaide on Sundays and Thursdays, and to Sydney on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Peterborough High School was opened in 1927 and caters for students from years 8 to 12.

Peterborough Primary School was opened in 1883 and caters for students from years reception to 7.

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