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There are real estate agents servicing South Coogee and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 61 properties. We have analysed all these South Coogee 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 South Coogee – 2016/17 Performance

South Coogee Real Estate Agents sold 61 properties over the last 12 months (48 houses and 13 units). On average these 48 South Coogee houses took 99 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -12% from their initial listing price.

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

With total house growth of 48% over the last five years South Coogee agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 20%. Growth in South Coogee houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 10% for houses (5yr average 10%) and below for units -1% (5yr average 4%).

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

With South Coogee houses only selling on average every 12 years and units every 7 years, securing the best South Coogee real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

South Coogee is a coastal suburb in south-eastern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. South Coogee is located 9 kilometres south-east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Randwick and part of the Eastern Suburbs region.

Coogee is a separate suburb to the north. South Coogee is surrounded by the suburbs of Coogee, Kingsford and Maroubra.

Coogee is said to be taken from a local Aboriginal word koojah which means "smelly place", or "stinking seaweed", a reference to the smell of decaying kelp washed up on the beach. Although at certain times large quantities of seaweed are still washed up, it is usually removed before it gets a chance to stink.

Early visitors to the area, from the 1820s onwards, were never able to confirm exactly what "Coogee" meant, or if it in fact related to Coogee Beach. Another name, "Bobroi", was also recalled as the indigenous name for the locality. Some evidence suggests that the word "Coogee" may in fact be the original Aboriginal place name for the next bay to the north, now known as Gordon's Bay.

Coogee was gazetted as a village in 1838, growing slowly until it was connected to the city by electric tram in 1902.

Until the 1870s, the Randwick Municipality had only one cemetery, which was at St Jude's Church, Avoca Street. In addition, Rookwood Cemetery was also used, but this was too far away. The residents petitioned to have another local cemetery, and in 1872, permission was granted for Randwick Council to acquire land for a second cemetery. Land was bought in what is now the South Coogee area, and the new cemetery was ready for use in July 1874. Simeon Henry Pearce, an early Mayor, was appointed manager of the cemetery. Well-known internees include

Coogee is represented in one of the most popular sporting competitions in Australia, the National Rugby League, by the local Rugby League club, the Sydney Roosters. The Roosters have represented the area in the League since 1908. Some junior League clubs in the area are also affiliated to the South Sydney junior Rugby League, as the borders between the Roosters and Souths have been redrawn numerous times in the Coogee area since the 1930s.

Latham Park is a large recreation area that features football fields, cricket pitches, tennis courts and bowls greens. It sits beside Endeavour House, a Department of Defence facility for the Royal Australian Navy. A small shopping strip is located in Malabar Road, close to the boundary of Randwick Cemetery.