Search agent

Compare All South Hurstville Agents

Rank individual agents by experience at selling similar properties to yours.

Try it now
Money Bag

Agent Fees & Marketing Costs

Instantly see average agent fees in South Hurstville & marketing costs.

Search your suburb

Property Value Estimate

A current estimated value of your South Hurstville property, before talking to the experts.

See current estimate

Free performance report on all South Hurstville agents

There are real estate agents servicing South Hurstville and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 99 properties. We have analysed all these South Hurstville 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

We are the only service in Australia that analyses all local agents and their performance, and provides this to you in a transparent and unbiased manner. View frequently asked questions

We pride ourselves on providing independent, insightful analysis on real estate agents. Read real client case studies to see how we continually exceed expectations. We never disclose your details to any agents unless you specifically instruct us to do so.

South Hurstville Real Estate Agents – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents South Hurstville – 2016/17 Performance

South Hurstville Real Estate Agents sold 99 properties over the last 12 months (38 houses and 61 units). On average these 38 South Hurstville houses took 74 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price. South Hurstville units on average took 63 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.

The best South Hurstville Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these South Hurstville 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 Hurstville market and agencies, vendors should only use those South Hurstville 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 Hurstville property.

With total house growth of 37% over the last five years South Hurstville agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 34%. Growth in South Hurstville houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -6% for houses (5yr average 7%) and below for units 3% (5yr average 7%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

South Hurstville is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. South Hurstville is located 18 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district and is part of the St George area. South Hurstville is in the local government area of the Municipality of Kogarah. Hurstville and Hurstville Grove are separate neighbouring suburbs.

The Hurstville area was granted to Captain John Townson and his brother Robert Townson in 1808; Captain Townson was granted 1,950 acres which was on the land now occupied by the suburb of Hurstville and parts of Bexley, while Robert was granted the land which is now occupied by Penshurst, Mortdale, and parts of Peakhurst. The next year, Captain Townson was granted an additional 250 acres in the area now occupied by Kingsgrove and Beverly Hills. The Townson brothers, however, were not happy with the heavily timbered land that they were given because it was not suitable for the farming of sheep for wool;consequently, it is likely that the brothers never occupied their land.

The land was sold to a wealthy merchant named Simeon Lord in 1812, who called his land Lord's Bush. When Simeon Lord died, the land became the property of John Rose Holden and James Holt of the Bank of N.S.W.

The land was sold to Michael Gannon in 1850 and became known as Gannon's Forest. The Gannon's Forest post office opened in 1881. The local school was known as Hurstville by School Inspector MacIntyre in 1876. When the railway arrived in 1884, the station took the name "Hurstville" from the school. Hurstville municipality was incorporated in 1887.

South Hurstville is a mainly residential area with a few commercial developments, most of which are located on King Georges Road. A shopping strip is located on King Georges Road around the intersection of Connells Point Road. The Kings Head Tavern is a well-known landmark on one of the corners. An IGA Supa supermarket, McDonald's restaurant, Eagle Boys Pizza take away, and another small shopping strip are accessible from Greenacre Road. A 7-Eleven store is located opposite the Greenacre Road shops. Some of the landmark buildings of the past such as banks and picture theatre have found new uses as office space and a Civic Video shop.

Hurstville South Public School is located on Maher Street;St. Raphael's Catholic Primary School, on George Street.

Veolia Transport runs services through South Hurstville. Routes 970 & 971 Miranda via Sylvania Heights and Sylvania Heights to Hurstville. Route 959 from Bald Face at Blakehurst to Hurstville. Punchbowl Bus Company runs Route 953 Hurstville via Kyle Bay, Connells Point and South Hurstville .

According to the 2006 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population, there were 4,510 residents in South Hurstville. 38.4% stated they were born overseas with the top countries of birth being China , Lebanon , and Hong Kong . English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 48.0% of residents and the most common other languages spoken were Cantonese , Arabic , and Greek .

The most common responses for religious affiliation were Catholic , Anglican , and Orthodox .