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There are 98 real estate agents servicing West Melbourne and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 96 properties. We have analysed all these West Melbourne 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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98 West Melbourne Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents West Melbourne – 2016/17 Performance

West Melbourne Real Estate Agents sold 96 properties over the last 12 months (16 houses and 80 units). West Melbourne units on average took 111 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -8% from their initial listing price.

The best West Melbourne Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these West Melbourne 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 98 agents operating in the Melbourne – Remainder council area servicing the West Melbourne market and 37 agencies, vendors should only use those West Melbourne agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their West Melbourne property.

With total house growth of 61% over the last five years West Melbourne agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 26%. Growth in West Melbourne houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -8% for houses (5yr average 12%) and above for units (5yr average 5%).

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

With West Melbourne houses only selling on average every 10 years and units every 6 years, securing the best West Melbourne real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

West Melbourne is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km north-west from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is the City of Melbourne. At the 2011 Census, West Melbourne had a population of 3,744.

West Melbourne is bounded by Victoria Street and the Sydenham / Werribee railway lines in the north, Footscray Road, the Moonee Ponds Creek and the Yarra River in the south. Peel Street and the Flagstaff Gardens help form the eastern boundary, with the western boundary defined by the Maribyrnong River and Coode Island, a locality of West Melbourne, which is home to Victoria's largest toxic chemical storage facility.

Being largely an industrial area, a significant portion of West Melbourne is occupied by the Port of Melbourne, the Dynon Railway Yards and the Melbourne Markets. These include the Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable and Fish Markets, as well as the National Flower Centre. It also contains a small pocket of residential and commercial properties, consisting of a mixture of Victorian single and double storey terrace houses and converted warehouses at the north-west corner of the Melbourne CBD. It is also home to the Queen Victoria Market, located on corner of Victoria and Peel Streets.

West Melbourne Post Office opened on 1 March 1937 and was replaced by the Queen Vic Market Newsagency office in 1990, which closed in 1996.

The North Melbourne railway station is actually located in West Melbourne, opposite the Railway Hotel on Ireland Street.

A number of tram routes run along the periphery of the suburb, along Victoria Street, Peel/ William Street and La Trobe Street.

The area bounded by Railway Parade and Spencer Street has undergone significant change since 2000. While the region has always been mixed industry and residential, the industrial flavour of the area has diminished rapidly, as West Melbourne's population increases. In Dryburgh, Laurens, Ireland, Stanley and Adderley Streets, the majority of the warehouses have been converted to townhouse developments. The development nearby of the Docklands has had a significant impact on the perceived prestige of the area, and it is rapidly losing its status as one of the most affordable precincts with such proximity to the CBD.

West Melbourne lays claim to the southern side of Victoria Street, meaning that a small range of restaurants and shops lie within its boundaries. Otherwise it has no shopping area of its own. However the Direct Factory Outlet development on Spencer St in the CBD, and Errol St North Melbourne sit just outside the boundary of West Melbourne.

Coode Island is a locality in West Melbourne's industrial zone. It is unusual in that although it is a locality of West Melbourne, with the creation of Melbourne Docklands and the Bolte Bridge, the area has become completely disonnected from the main area of the suburb.

It is the site of Victoria's major petrochemical storage facility. The area is named after engineer John Coode and retains the "Island" name, despite no longer being an island.

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