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There are 77 real estate agents servicing Riverstone and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 90 properties. We have analysed all these Riverstone 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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Real Estate Agents Riverstone – 2016/17 Performance

Riverstone Real Estate Agents sold 90 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 90 Riverstone houses took 64 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price.

The best Riverstone Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Riverstone 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 77 agents operating in the Blacktown – North council area servicing the Riverstone market and 29 agencies, vendors should only use those Riverstone agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Riverstone property.

With total house price growth of 13% over the last five years Riverstone agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in Riverstone houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 3% (5yr average 3%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Riverstone is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Riverstone is 48 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown. Riverstone is part of the Greater Western Sydney region. Riverstone is colloquially known as 'Rivo' .

Prior to settlement and colonisation of Australia, the area that was to become known as Riverstone was inhabited by the Darug tribe. Most of these people died due to introduced diseases following the arrival of the First Fleet, and the remainder were largely relocated to government farms and a series of settlements.

The Sydney Cove region originally settled in 1788 turned out to be unsuitable for farming, and after a number of years of near-famine in the colony, efforts were made to relocate food production inland to hopefully more climatically stable regions. In 1803 a government stock farm was established in what was to become the Riverstone/Marsden Park area, on the basis of the abundant water supply and good grazing land there. In 1810 Lieut-Col Maurice Charles O'Connell was granted 2,500 acres of land in the district, which he named "Riverston Farm", after his birthplace in Ireland. .

Originally, beef cattle farmed in the area were driven overland to the Hawkesbury River for transport by sailing ship to the convict settlement at Sydney Cove. The construction of the Sydney to Richmond Railway line in the 1864 both eliminated the need for this and opened up the region to non-rural development. An important meatworks was established there in 1878, undergoing various stages of rebuilding and expansion until it closed permanently in 1992.

In 1988, as part of a Federal Government programme to commemorate the 200th anniversary of European settlement in Australia, a heritage museum was established in the old Masonic hall.

In the 1880s O'Connell's widow subdivided and sold off most of the original grant, and a pattern of intersecting streets was laid out, mostly named after famous streets in London . A substantial railway station, churches and other infrastructure were also constructed. The presumption was that Riverstone was set to become an important regional centre but his did not actually happen.

Most of the allotments were eventually taken up for suburban housing but a few of the original 1880s blocks remain vacant to the present day. Riverstone terrace, erected in 1883, is a curious relic of the anticipated 19th century population boom. It was meant to be the first of a row of high-density terrace housing units that would run the length of Garfield road. However this single block and the small unit next to it were the only ones ever built. For many years the sight of a high density inner-city housing block situated in an empty country paddock remained a bizarre local landmark.

Riverstone remained small country town until the beginning of the 21st century when a housing boom made it part of the urban sprawl. On its northern side Riverstone still has a large and thriving industrial area. Poultry farming and intensive market gardening are also still important activities in the area.

Riverstone features two Public schools: Riverstone High School and Riverstone Public School. It also has three Private schools: Norwest Christian College , St Johns Catholic School and Australian Christian College. Australian Christian College has two components: the day school ;and the distance education school, which serves home educated students throughout the whole state of New South Wales.

Riverstone is situated between the Richmond Road running from Blacktown to Richmond, and the Windsor Road running from Windsor to North Parramatta.

Riverstone railway station is on the Richmond branch of the Western railway line on the Cityrail network, between Blacktown and Richmond. From dawn to about 9pm, commuter trains to Sydney leave at approximately 30 minute intervals, in most cases coinciding with the arrival of a train from Sydney. After that they shift to an hourly schedule. Depending on the hour, train services running through Riverstone offer a varying number of "limited stops" to the Sydney CBD and the majority then continue over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the North Shore line and Hornsby or Berowra. Apart from the city stations, transfer to most other lines is easily made at Strathfield, Redfern or Parramatta, and other stops that offer fewer choices. The peak-hour journey from Riverstone to Central takes a little over an hour, and another 20 minutes to the popular destination of Chatswood.

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