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There are 109 real estate agents servicing Petersham and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 159 properties. We have analysed all these Petersham agents and on request within 24 hours we will send you a free, up-to-date report on their performance, sales track record and what fees you should pay. View report contents

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109 Petersham Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Petersham – 2016/17 Performance

Petersham Real Estate Agents sold 159 properties over the last 12 months (92 houses and 67 units). On average these 92 Petersham houses took 74 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price. Petersham units on average took 51 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Petersham Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Petersham 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 109 agents operating in the Marrickville council area servicing the Petersham market and 41 agencies, vendors should only use those Petersham agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Petersham property.

With total house growth of 41% over the last five years Petersham agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 42%. Growth in Petersham houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -2% for houses (5yr average 8%) and above for units 21% (5yr average 8%).

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

With Petersham houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 6 years, securing the best Petersham real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Petersham is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Petersham is located 6 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Marrickville Council. Petersham is known for its large Portuguese community which is reflected in the many Portuguese businesses and restaurants.

Petersham is bordered by the suburbs of Leichhardt to the north, Stanmore to the east, Marrickville to the south and Lewisham to the west. Taverners Hill, named after Fred Taverner, is a locality in the western part of the suburb.

Major Francis Grose sent workmen to the area in 1793 to clear the bush and plant corn and wheat. He named the area Peters-Ham or Petersham after his native village in Surrey, England. Petersham remained an agricultural area, winning awards for some of the best crops and stock in the colony in 1803. Kangaroo hunting was also popular in the area. The name was also used for the surrounding parish.

Dr Robert Wardell purchased land from many grantees in the district and in 1831 his estate eventually stretched 2,000 acres from Petersham to the Cooks River. Following his murder by escaped convicts in 1834, the estate was subdivided. The train line from Sydney to Parramatta opened in 1855 and trains stopped here from 1857. A platform was built in 1863. The original Petersham post office became Annandale in 1855. Another post office opened as Norwood in May 1860 and was moved to Petersham station in 1870. The first public school opened in 1878.

Petersham municipality was incorporated in 1872. The local council merged with Marrickville and St Peters in 1948 to form the Municipality of Marrickville. In 1916, the Boys' section of Fort Street High School moved to Petersham from Observatory Hill, followed by the Girls' section in 1975.

Mosquito HR576 RAF disintegrated over the inner western Sydney suburbs of Leichhardt and Petersham on 2 May 1945 during an air test flight. The crew of two were killed but fortunately no one on the ground was seriously injured by the falling debris of the Mosquito. The Daily Telegraph of 3 May 1945 stated that two civilians were injured and a total of 18 properties were damaged. Five houses were set on fire by the falling debris.

It was suspected that a violent pull out from a power dive, with its associated high 'g' forces may have led to the structural failure of the aircraft. The two crew members tried to eject from the aircraft but they were not high enough for their parachutes to open. Flight Lieutenant David Rochford of Oxford, England and LAC Charles Boydell from Mosman were both killed. Flight Lieutenant Rochford's body was found in the playground of Petersham Public School while LAC Boydell's body was found on the roof of a railway building about 100 metres away.

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