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Real Estate Agents Sutherland – 2016/17 Performance

Sutherland Real Estate Agents sold 325 properties over the last 12 months (47 houses and 278 units). On average these 47 Sutherland houses took 70 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price. Sutherland units on average took 37 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -5% from their initial listing price.

The best Sutherland Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Sutherland 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 48 agents operating in the Sutherland Shire – West council area servicing the Sutherland market and 18 agencies, vendors should only use those Sutherland agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Sutherland property.

With total house growth of 25% over the last five years Sutherland agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 30%. Growth in Sutherland houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 0% for houses (5yr average 5%) and below for units 5% (5yr average 6%).

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

With Sutherland houses only selling on average every 11 years and units every 7 years, securing the best Sutherland real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Sutherland is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Sutherland is located 26 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of the Sutherland Shire.

There are two theories for the origin of the Sutherland name:

Thomas Holt purchased 13,000 acres in the 1860s that stretched from Sutherland to Cronulla. The Sutherland area was originally heavily timbered and timber-cutting became the first industry. Holt initiated many commercial projects including timber cutting, coal mining, sheep farming and oyster farming. He built a forty room mansion called Sutherland House in 1881 at Sylvania, on the bank of Gwawley Bay. The mansion was destroyed by fire in 1918, thought to have been deliberately lit.

The first road through the area was South Road constructed in 1842. Later Illawarra Road was built along the ridges of high land to the Woronora River. The Princes Highway became the main thoroughfare through Sutherland, linking Sydney to the Illawarra region.

The railway line was constructed in the 1880s and development followed. Residents lived in humpies or tents in the bush. Once the land was cleared, a township developed around the railway station. In 1886 there were only four permanent buildings: the railway station, the station master's residence, the railway keeper's cottage and a general store run by a man called Bromley. The post office opened on the 1st September 1886 and a school began classes in 1887. In 1906, the shire of Sutherland was proclaimed and the name Sutherland was officially declared. The first meetings were held in the shire clerk's home and the Council Chambers were built in 1915. By the 1920s, steam trams operated between Cronulla and Sutherland.

Sutherland is a mostly a residential area with a shopping centre located close to Sutherland station. Some commercial developments are also located on the Princes Highway. As the administrative centre of the Sutherland Shire, Sutherland hosts facilities such as a general purpose entertainment centre where citizenship ceremonies take place, a community centre, local government council offices and a major central library. Woronora Cemetery sits on the western border of the suburb.

Sutherland station is a junction on the Illawarra line of the City Rail network. The main line runs south to Waterfall and Wollongong and north to Sydney Central, and a branch line runs east to Cronulla.

Veolia NSW has a bus interchange at Sutherland, on both sides of Sutherland station. Services on the eastern side of the station connect Westfield Miranda, Gymea, Kirrawee and Grays Point. Services on the western side connect Loftus, Engadine, Heathcote, Menai, Illawong, Padstow, Bankstown and Woronora.

When the Southern Freeway was built linking Sydney to Wollongong, the Princes Highway was diverted away from the centre of Sutherland using Acacia Road. An F6 extension has been proposed for many years, which would link Sutherland to the Captain Cook Bridge via Miranda and onto the Southern Cross Drive via Brighton-Le-Sands.

Sutherland Public School, Sutherland North Public School, Minerva School, St Patricks College.

St Patrick's Catholic Church, St John the Baptist Anglican Church, St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Sutherland Uniting Church, Sutherland Christadelphian Church and Shirelive Church .

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