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There are 93 real estate agents servicing Sunshine and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 111 properties. We have analysed all these Sunshine 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 Sunshine – 2016/17 Performance

Sunshine Real Estate Agents sold 111 properties over the last 12 months (82 houses and 29 units). On average these 82 Sunshine houses took 72 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price. Sunshine units on average took 70 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price.

The best Sunshine Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Sunshine 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 93 agents operating in the Brimbank – Sunshine council area servicing the Sunshine market and 35 agencies, vendors should only use those Sunshine agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Sunshine property.

With total house growth of 74% over the last five years Sunshine agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 50%. Growth in Sunshine houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -5% for houses (5yr average 15%) and below for units -6% (5yr average 10%).

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

With Sunshine houses only selling on average every 13 years and units every 9 years, securing the best Sunshine real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Sunshine is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, lying 11 to 13 km west of the CBD. Its Local Government Area is the City of Brimbank. At the 2011 Census, Sunshine had a population of 8,838.

The township of Sunshine was earlier known as Braybrook Junction.

The Braybrook Junction Post Office opened on 25 August 1890.

In 1904 H. V. McKay bought the Braybrook Implement Works. In 1906 McKay moved his agricultural machinery manufacturing business from Ballarat to Braybrook Junction. This established the Sunshine Harvester Works which became the largest manufacturing plant in Australia. McKay had also secured 400 acres of land at Braybrook Junction with the aim of establishing housing to encourage his workers to settle in the area.

In 1907 the locality was renamed Sunshine, after residents had petitioned to change the name in honour of the Sunshine Harvester Works. The name "Sunshine" is assumed to have been given by McKay to his harvester works after he attended a lecture by the American evangelist Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage who visited Victoria in 1894.

Also in 1907 an industrial dispute between owner H. V. McKay and his workers at the Sunshine Harvester Works led to the Harvester Judgement, the benchmark industrial decision which led to the creation of a minimum living wage for Australian workers.

H. V. McKay's concept for Sunshine, the Sunshine Estate, was for a community developed according to the ideals of the Garden city movement, an influential town planning movement of the early 20th century. Infrastructure and amenities established by McKay included electric lighting, parks and sporting grounds, public buildings, schools and a library and the town became regarded as a model industry-centred community. Housing for the Sunshine Harvester Works' employees had swelled the local population and the town of Sunshine was touted as the "Birmingham of Australia".

The Sunshine train disaster on 20 April 1908 killed 44 people at Sunshine station.

In 1909 H. V. McKay Sunshine Harvester Works Pipe Band was formed. This is one of Australia's oldest continuously functioning pipe bands and still exists as the Williamstown R.S.L. Pipe Band.

In 1961 the Hampshire Road railway level crossing was replaced with a grade separation in the form of a flyover bridge. This impeded pedestrian traffic between the two halves of Sunshine separated by the flyover as the only access between them was via the Sunshine railway station underpass.

Sunshine was not immune when many Australian-based manufacturing industries started winding down during and after the 1970s. In 1992 the Massey Ferguson factory, formerly the Sunshine Harvester Works, was demolished to make way for the development of the Sunshine Marketplace.

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