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There are 109 real estate agents servicing Stanmore and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 154 properties. We have analysed all these Stanmore 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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109 Stanmore Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Stanmore – 2016/17 Performance

Stanmore Real Estate Agents sold 154 properties over the last 12 months (84 houses and 70 units). On average these 84 Stanmore houses took 99 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price. Stanmore units on average took 42 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price.

The best Stanmore Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Stanmore 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 109 agents operating in the Marrickville council area servicing the Stanmore market and 41 agencies, vendors should only use those Stanmore agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Stanmore property.

With total house growth of 35% over the last five years Stanmore agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 47%. Growth in Stanmore houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 3% for houses (5yr average 7%) and above for units 10% (5yr average 9%).

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

With Stanmore houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 8 years, securing the best Stanmore real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Stanmore is a suburb in the inner-west of Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia. Stanmore is located 6 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district and is part of the local government area of Marrickville Council.

Stanmore was named by a prosperous saddler, John Jones, who purchased land in 1835 where Newington College now stands and called it the Stanmore Estate. Jones named it after his birthplace of Stanmore, a north London suburb. Land in the present Stanmore area was first allocated to colonial officers by Governor Phillip between 1793 and 1810. Thomas Rowley owned Kingston Farm which occupied the eastern half of Stanmore and much of Newtown, and a portion of George Johnston 's Annandale estate covered the area south of Parramatta Road containing Annandale House built in 1799 on the hill between Macaulay and Albany Roads. It was from here where Johnston marched with his troops to Castle Hill on 5 March 1804 to quell the convict revolt and where he rode on 26 January 1808 to arrest Governor Bligh during the Rum Rebellion. The first Norfolk pines on the Australian mainland were planted along the line of Percival Road, leading to Parramatta Road by Lt Colonel George Johnston. Stanmore is a small suburb that is filled with men of power and glory. One Daniel Trent and two Alexander Hobbs. These two are the founding members of the SSC < Not a real crew.

Stanmore Road was constructed in 1835 and early development occurred in this area. In 1855, the railway divided Stanmore in to areas known as North and West Kingston north of the railway, and South Kingston south of the railway. The Kingston Farm had been sold to James Holt in 1835, and North Kingston was subdivided in 1854. South Kingston was slowly subdivided from 1857 with isolated large houses built between 1860 and 1870. It was not until the late 19th century that the name Stanmore came into more regular use, replacing Kingston. Municipal boundaries established in 1861 and 1871 placed most of Stanmore into the Municipality of Petersham, with the area south of Stanmore Rd placed into the Municipality of Marrickville. In 1878, Stanmore railway station was established and the streets west of Percival Road were laid out. More intensive development subsequently occurred in this area and the name Stanmore slowly moved northwards from Stanmore to Parramatta Roads. Stanmore became a desirable location, booming in the 1880s and 1890s with the opening of Newington College and the Percival Road shopping area. The naming of streets after English colonies between Derby and Stafford streets reflected the English values of the time. The final subdivision of Johnston's South Annandale estate took place in 1905, and building was not completed until 1916-1918. Annandale House was demolished in 1905, and Weekley Park was established on land donated by the Johnston family.

A small amount of light industry was established in the early 1920s in the area close to Parramatta Rd, including H Small and Co, a chocolate maker opening in 1928, and Starkeys Cordials. Both establishments have now closed with their premises converted into offices and apartments.

Stanmore railway station is on the Inner West line of the CityRail network. Stanmore has a small shopping centre beside Stanmore railway station. Commercial developments also run along the length of Parramatta Road. The Olympia Milk Bar is located on Parramatta Road, while the Globe Theatre was a local landmark which is now demolished.

The Olympia Milk Bar is a cultural icon situated on Sydney's main traffic artery, Parramatta Road, Stanmore. Considerable folk lore has built up about the aged proprietor and the opening hours of the Olympia.

The interior of the Olympia is much like a time capsule, albeit a quite poorly lit one. There are displays of old chocolate boxes and vintage advertisements around the shop. The milk bar contains facilities for making milk shakes and ice creams, but the selection of chocolate bars now seems to be fairly limited. The Stanmore Cinema was formerly adjacent to the premises, but was demolished in 2002. The upper floor of the building once contained a hair salon, known as the Olympia Salon.

The owner is the inspiration for the song "Dr Death" by Sydney garage band Sheik The Shayk. An excerpt from an upcoming novel by Anthony Macris features an exhaustively detailed description of the premises. Further detailed descriptions of the owner and the premises can be found in the book Strawberry Hills Forever by Vanessa Berry.

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