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37 The Basin Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents The Basin – 2016/17 Performance

The Basin Real Estate Agents sold 45 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 45 The Basin houses took 76 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -7% from their initial listing price.

The best The Basin Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these The Basin 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 37 agents operating in the Knox – North-East council area servicing the The Basin market and 14 agencies, vendors should only use those The Basin agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their The Basin property.

With total house price growth of 40% over the last five years The Basin agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in The Basin houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -7% (5yr average 8%).

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

With The Basin property transactions only occurring on average every 7 years, securing the best The Basin real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

The Basin is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 km east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Knox. At the 2006 Census, The Basin had a population of 4108.

Prior to European settlement, The Basin and surrounding suburbs were often visited by aborigines from the Westernport and Yarra Yarra tribes

The Government Botanist Ferdinand von Mueller named the area The Basin about 1860 during a visit to the Dandenong Ranges because it is located in a "basin" surrounded by hills. "The Basin" is shown on an 1868 survey plan, when settlers had taken licences or made freehold purchases of the land.

Significant early European settlers included the Chandler family. William Chandler was a market gardener who arrived in Victoria in 1854 and eventually settled in The Basin in 1873. He was the first in the area to crossbreed seeds and produce exceptional flowers and vegetables. William and Kate Chandler planted an acorn soon after they settled in The Basin

Notable settlers included J.J. Miller, book-maker and publisher of Miller's Racing Guide. In 1872, Miller acquired land at The Basin in 1872 and invested considerable time and money building up a stud farm for racing horses, at one stage owning over 1,000 acres in The Basin. To encourage summer tourists to visit and see the stables, training facilities and horses, Miller ran a private coach service from Forest Road in The Basin to Bayswater Railway Station. He also helped publicise the district with a gigantic fireworks display each Christmas. Miller was prominent in local affairs and was the first President of the new Shire of Fern Tree Gully. In 1888, Miller was the first in the area to secure a wine licence at his home. Miller faced financial ruin in the 1890s when the sweepstakes were declared illegal and he had to give up his property at The Basin. The home remains as a significant local historical building.

Residents are represented in the Victorian Parliament by the member for the electorate of Monbulk and in the Federal Parliament by the member for the electorate of LaTrobe.

The Boronia and The Basin Community Newspaper is produced and distributed each month by local volunteers. It focuses on local stories and history, including feature articles on immigrants' stories and local businesses.

The Basin forms one of Melbourne's "green wedges" and is nestled into the forest covered foothills of Mount Dandenong and the Dandenong Ranges National Park, including Doongalla Forest. This was formerly part of the Doongalla Estate purchased by Sir Matthew Davies in 1891. The residential development of the suburb includes bushy parks such as Wicks Reserve and some farmland.

A significant natural resource is an operating farm that is owned and operated by the Salvation Army and includes a community church. The farm was purchased by the Salvation Army from David Dobson and others in 1897. In the same year a boys' home was established on the purchased land, in response to a government request for church groups to support boys who commit criminal offences. The home was originally named "The Eden". At its height, it provided for 110 boys. The Salvation Army's site on Basin Olinda Road, The Basin is used for school camps, conferences and functions.

Another significant property, "Como" is open each year as part of the Victorian Open Gardens scheme. This was formerly owned by the Chandler family.

The Basin VIC 3154
Bayswater VIC 3153
Boronia VIC 3155
Ferntree Gully VIC 3156
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