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List of Top Rockhampton Real Estate Agents

There is a huge difference between good and bad agents.

The best agents don’t just sell loads of properties - they sell them faster and at higher values. We've collected data on all of the top agents in Rockhampton below, so you can see what kind of difference an experienced agent makes.

The Rockhampton property market is smaller than average, there were 0 properties sold in the past 12 months.

We have prepared a shortlist of agents operating in Rockhampton, but the agents on this list may not suit your style of property. Individual agent performance can vary significantly, even if the agents share the same agencies or office.

Which Real Estate Agent calculates a list of 3 top local agents from all agent sales data in the area, personalised to your property. Get started with our agent comparison tool.

Which Real Estate Agent's Best Rockhampton Agents

Good agent selection means you increase your chances dramatically of a higher property price and an easy, quick sale. We can calculate a shortlist of top agents through our agent comparison tool.

To start selling, it's best to speak with a top-performing local real estate agent who has experience with properties like yours and can work well with you.

A suitable agent should be focused on selling property near yours (bonus for the same street!), experienced at selling property like yours, have a strong history of successful negotiations, and possess a personality that works well with potential buyers and yourself. Most agents have a particular focus, e.g. units within a certain area, price bracket, and a ranking within their office. We do everything we can to identify these agents for you.

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What To Pay Your Rockhampton Agent

The lowest fee should not be your top requirement in an agent. Rather, you should look for agents that can strongly back up their fee structure and commission rate.

An agent with a strong sales background in selling quickly and for a higher price will often cover their fee and more. Receive a shortlist of top agents in the local Rockhampton area from our agent comparison tool to sell confidently.

Rockhampton is one of the more expensive suburbs in Australia when it comes to real estate agent commission rates. Experience has shown us that real estate agent commission rates in Rockhampton average around 2.8%.

Compared to other areas in Australia, the commission rate in Rockhampton is higher - remember that you can negotiate with your real estate agent about their fees and commissions, as well as inclusions on marketing fees.

2.8%
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~2.1%
National Average Commission Rate

Use the real estate agent fee calculator below to determine how much it may cost to sell your property in Queensland. Amounts calculated include 10% GST, but exclude other costs an agent may charge such as advertising and marketing.

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The data on this website, including in the graphs and calculator, is approximate in nature and should not be relied upon.

Talking to a top local real estate agent is a good first step to determine what you may be required to pay to sell your property and to understand the local property market.

The graph and calculator use data collected by Which Real Estate Agent in 2019, and provides a state-wide average estimation of commission rate. The data presented should only be used as an indication of what you may be required to pay.

Be careful of extra fees that may be charged by a real estate agent. We recommend you properly review the agency agreement and cost schedules, so there are no surprises when you are presented with the final bill.

There is almost always room to negotiate commissions with agents. Do not be afraid to ask for an agent fee structure that favours your situation and ensures the agent does their job.

However, remember that an agent willing to drop their agent fees to rock-bottom are not likely to have your best interests at heart. Make sure you’re not just padding out someone else’s sales statistics - you should spend a little more to make more.

Need more information about agent fees or costs? Read our comprehensive guide to the fees charged by agents here.

Frequently Asked Questions

SHOULD I SELL MY HOUSE IN Rockhampton IN 2024?

According to our data, you may want to consider selling your Rockhampton property in 2024.

Our data suggests that there has been little movement or insufficient data to evaluate property value changes over the past 10 years.

To find out how to sell your house and to find the best agent, click here.

WHAT IS MY HOUSE PRICE ESTIMATE?

There are several variables that can affect property values in Rockhampton. To accurately estimate the value of your Rockhampton property, these variables need to be taken into account.

One of the most significant, but surprising, contributors to your property price is proximity to loud areas or industry.

Several nearby types of infrastructure may drive your house value estimation down. Public infrastructure such as busy roads or flight paths could generate a lot of noise pollution which may deter some buyers, leading to your property selling at a lower price.

With so many potential factors affecting a property’s price, it’s best to do some research before talking to agents.

Figure out the value of your home, and start your selling journey with some confidence. Get started by requesting a property appraisal from an agent today.

WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO SELLING MY Rockhampton HOUSE?

There’s a lot to think about when selling your Rockhampton property, and a lot of it happens before signing up with an agent.

Initially, you should look at the Rockhampton property market and see if the conditions are right. Get an idea of how much your property is valued in the present day, starting with an independent property value report. Then you will want to contact and interview multiple agents (ideally around 3) and discuss selling methods, advertising and fees.

Making mistakes at this stage could cost you a lot of time and money. Hiring an experienced local real estate agent betters your chances of a hassle-free selling process that ends in a good result for you.

If you need more in-depth information on each step of the selling process, read our comprehensive guide on selling here.

HOW DO I FIND THE BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT IN Rockhampton?

To find the top agents in your area, look into the sales histories and statistics behind each agent in your area. The best indicator is experience selling similar properties in the local area. This equates to knowledge behind positioning the property to the target market and an active list of prospective buyers that ultimately assists in achieving the best price.

Interview multiple agents to get a feel for fees and quality, and ask for as much proof as possible that they can do the job well.

Get more guides on choosing or finding the best agents here. Get a free shortlist of real estate agents in Rockhampton by using our real estate agent comparison tool. We look into agents who sell quickly for the highest prices to ensure you get the best result.

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If an agent we suggest is successful in selling your home, they pay us an industry-standard referral fee. If the agent is unsuccessful, there is no fee payable.

This means it is in our best interest to find a top-performing real estate agent that can sell your property with minimum fuss.

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No. In comparison to our competitors, we do NOT have a limited database of agents to work with. We do not have special agreements with any agents or agencies for property sales.

Which Real Estate Agent is unique in that we carefully analyse the local agents in the area and base our recommendations upon individual agent sales histories and customer reviews.

In addition, we receive the same referral fee regardless of which suggested agent is chosen by you. We only receive the fee if the property is sold.

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Rockhampton Suburb Overview

Rockhampton is a city and local government area in Queensland, Australia. The city lies on the Fitzroy River, approximately 40 kilometres from the river mouth, and some 600 kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane.

The 2006 census recorded the Rockhampton Statistical Subdivision to have a population of 74,530 people. Rockhampton hosts a significant number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices for the central part of the state.

Rockhampton experiences over 300 days of sunshine each year, which lends itself to tourism activities all year round and an abundance of outdoor activities. Popular attractions include Riverbank Parklands, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Fitzroy River;the Capricorn Coast, the coastal strip between Yeppoon and Emu Park and Great Keppel Island, a large neighbouring island off the Capricorn Coast, the vast majority of which is national park.

The Capricorn district is the traditional home of the Darumbal Aboriginal people.

The European history of the area began in 1853, when the area that would become Rockhampton was visited by the Archer brothers Charles and William, who were seeking grazing lands. They were acting on information from earlier expeditions by Ludwig Leichhardt and Thomas Mitchell, who had explored the area in 1844 and 1846 and noted suitable land for grazing then.

In January 1854, the New South Wales Government proclaimed two new districts: Port Curtis and Leichhardt, and settlement began in earnest in 1855.

The Fitzroy River provided a convenient waterway for shipping of supplies for those who followed them, and a settlement grew on the riverbanks just downstream of a bar of rocks which prevented further upstream navigation from the coast. These rocks were incorporated with the traditional English term for a village, and the name “Rockhampton” was first used.

In 1856, the Elliott brothers arrived at Gracemere and soon after, took up landholdings at Canoona, north of present-day Yaamba. There, Philip Elliott and his party came under attack from the Darumbals, possibly of the Taroomball tribe. Elliott was seriously wounded by a spear and one of his men was killed. However, Elliott had brought with his party a contingent of native police who turned near-certain loss into victory. It was the first of many battles.

With abundant grazing lands and waters from the Fitzroy River and its many tributaries and lagoons, the region continued to expand rapidly. In 1858, the town of Rockhampton was officially proclaimed. The town was surveyed at this time and the first sales of building allotments were held that year. In 1859, gold was discovered at Canoona. Miners rushed to the new field, using the site of Rockhampton on the Fitzroy River as the nearest navigable port. The Canoona field proved to be very disappointing and thousands of would-be gold seekers were left stranded at Rockhampton. Although many returned south, others stayed, adding to the infant town’s population.

By 1861 the town boasted a regular newspaper, banks, court house and School of Arts. Direct shipments of imported goods and migrants from the United Kingdom began to be received during the 1860s. During the 1860s and 1870s Rockhampton developed as the main port for the developing Central Queensland hinterland;the main export at that time being wool.

In the 1880s and 1890s, sea ports were established on the coast, adjacent to the mouth of the Fitzroy River. Broadmount was on the northern side and Port Alma on the south. Railways were subsequently constructed to carry goods to the wharves at these locations, the railway to Broadmount opening on 1 January 1898 and the line to Port Alma opened on 16 October 1911. Maintenance on the Broadmount line ceased in August, 1929. The following month, the wharf caught fire and the line was effectively closed in July, 1930. The line to Port Alma closed on 15 October 1986.

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