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Real Estate Agents Rose Bay – 2016/17 Performance

Rose Bay Real Estate Agents sold 175 properties over the last 12 months (53 houses and 122 units). On average these 53 Rose Bay houses took 103 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -9% from their initial listing price. Rose Bay units on average took 77 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Rose Bay Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Rose Bay 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 80 agents operating in the Waverley council area servicing the Rose Bay market and 30 agencies, vendors should only use those Rose Bay agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Rose Bay property.

With total house growth of 1% over the last five years Rose Bay agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Units have fared better growing at 6%. Growth in Rose Bay houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -21% for houses (5yr average 0%) and below for units -13% (5yr average 1%).

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

With Rose Bay houses only selling on average every 9 years and units every 8 years, securing the best Rose Bay real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Rose Bay is a harbourside, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Rose Bay is located 7 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government areas of Waverley Municipal Council and Woollahra Council .

Rose Bay has views of both the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge together. Lyne Park abuts Sydney Harbour on its west. Shark Island is located in Port Jackson , just north of Rose Bay.

Rose Bay was named after the Right Honourable George Rose, who was joint Secretary to the British Treasury with Thomas Steele, after whom Steel Point at Nielsen Park was named. The name Rose Bay was used as early as 1788 by Captain John Hunter.

HMAS Tingira, named after an Aboriginal word for 'open sea' was moored in Rose Bay from 1912 to 1927. It was used to train over 3,000 Australian sailors, many for service in World War I. There is a small park on the Rose Bay waterfront which commemorates Tingira.

From 1938, seaplanes landed in Sydney Harbour on Rose Bay, making this Sydney's first international airport. On 14 September 1945, nine Catalina flying boats landed and moored at the Rose Bay wharf, repatriating Australian POWs, survivors of Japanese camps. Sydneysiders looked on in silence, aghast at the emaciated state of the returning soldiers. There is a nearby restaurant called Catalina, referencing the aircraft of the same name.

The Wintergarden Cinema was a landmark building which housed the Sydney Film Festival from 1968 to 1973, but which was demolished to make way for exclusive apartments in the late 1980s.

Rose Bay Cottage, located in Salisbury Road, was built in 1834 by the important colonial architect, John Verge, for James Holt who, at the time, managed the 'Cooper Estate'. When built, it was the only house on the 'Estate', with the possible exception of Henrietta Villa, Captain Piper's previous home on Point Piper. The house was built as a single storey residence of about 225 m

Fernleigh Castle was built in 1892, incorporating part of a sandstone cottage that dated back to 1874. Aptly named, it resembles a castle with its turrets, castellated towers and square Norman tower. Its sandstone structure contains thirty rooms and a number of stained-glass windows. Fernleigh Castle is on the Register of the National Estate.

This police station originally started life as the gatekeeper's lodge in the estate of 'Woollahra House', a nineteenth-century mansion that has long gone. The surviving building was designed in a Victorian Classical Revival style which is attributed to 'Hilly and Mansfield' and which probably tells us what Woollahra House looked like. It was built in 1871 and features rendered walls punctuated with pilasters. Sympathetically restored, it is now on the Register of the National Estate.

Rose Bay is home to two independent schools: Kambala Girls School , an Anglican, day and boarding school for girls from Pre-school to Year 12;and Kincoppal - Rose Bay , a Catholic, day and boarding school with a co-educational primary school and girls-only high school. Kincoppal - Rose Bay was originally Rose Bay Convent but amalgamated with Kincoppal Elizabeth Bay in the late 1970s to become "Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart". The prep school campus of Cranbrook School is also located in the suburb. McAuley Primary School is a Catholic school for Kindergarten to Year 6. It was opened in 1967 on the site that had been a Christian Brothers High School from 1935 to 1966.

Public schools in the suburb are Rose Bay Secondary College and Rose Bay Public School . Rose Bay Secondary College was formed by the amalgamation of Vaucluse High School and Dover Heights High School. Originally these schools were known as Vaucluse Boys High, Dover Heights Boys High and Dover Heights Girls High. The cost of improving the public school facilities at Rose Bay was linked to the sale of the campus at Vaucluse. Despite a surge in enrolments and an unmet demand for public high school places in the area, the Vaucluse campus was sold in February 2007 by the Government of New South Wales for $30M to become a seniors community development site.

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