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Real Estate Agents Wynyard – 2016/17 Performance

Wynyard Real Estate Agents sold 106 properties over the last 12 months (86 houses and 20 units). On average these 86 Wynyard houses took 128 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -9% from their initial listing price. Wynyard units on average took 129 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -10% from their initial listing price.

The best Wynyard Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Wynyard 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 8 agents operating in the Waratah/Wynyard council area servicing the Wynyard market and 3 agencies, vendors should only use those Wynyard agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Wynyard property.

With total house growth of 31% over the last five years Wynyard agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared not as well growing at 8%. Growth in Wynyard houses over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at -21% for houses (5yr average 6%) and below for units -12% (5yr average 2%).

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

With Wynyard houses only selling on average every 7 years and units every 5 years, securing the best Wynyard real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia 16 kilometres west of Burnie on the Bass Highway at the mouth of the Inglis River.

At the 2006 census Wynyard had a population of 4,812. It is part of the Waratah-Wynyard Council local government area and a major regional hub, servicing many of the surrounding rural districts. The largest employer in the town is the cheese factory, owned by the New Zealand dairy company Fonterra.

Free car parking and level walking, along with a wide range of facilities, make Wynyard attractive for weekly shopping. It is an increasingly popular retirement town for the same reason, with a number of new housing developments. The town boasts two fine old churches, including the Alexander North Heritage-listed Anglican church of St Stephen in Dodgin Street. Its clean beaches are particularly good for walking, thanks to firm quartz sand. There are sheltered spots for swimming at 'The Old Port', changing facilities and showers for bathers on the main beach, and good provision for children, including barbecue and picnic areas, playgrounds and a supervised swimming pool, open in the summer school vacations.

Coast FM is the local community radio station on the North-West coast of Tasmania and broadcasts from Wynyard. Many locals volunteer their time at the station.

Wynyard is an increasingly popular tourist centre. Visitors flock to see the local scenic attraction of Table Cape, an extinct volcano with views inland along the north coast and out to Bass Strait. Tours of the Table Cape lighthouse can now be booked. The Lighthouse was commissioned in 1888 and was manned by three keepers until 1920 when it was automated. It has rarely been open to the public, until 2010, after decades of lobbying by the local council and tourism authorities. Federal maritime safety authorities AMSA had been reluctant to open it up to the public but participated in a handover ceremony to allow third-party tourism access in September 2010. Another remarkable sight nearby is Fossil Bluff, a natural headland fronting onto Bass Strait, where many fossils including Wynyardii bassiana have been found. This was named, but not discovered, by Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, a controversial scientist who served for many years as president of the Victorian Football League. The Inglis River, with its yacht club and anchorage for fishing boats is the most notable feature of Wynyard itself. The Inglis, though, is tidal and subject to fast and dangerous currents, so swimming is only possible at low tide when the flow of water from inland is modest. The first white settlers in the area were the King family, who lived on a seaside parcel of land, now occupied by the Wynyard Golf Club. Family patriarch John King drowned while fording the mouth of the Inglis River in the 1840s. There are, however, good swimming beaches at East Wynyard and the Old Port, close to camp sites with cabin accommodation.

The town has an annual Christmas parade held on Christmas Eve, a colourful summer fair, and regular markets, on the foreshore, at a site near the airport and a farmers' market at the showground, which backs onto the river.

Wynyard is a good place to start exploration of the north west of Tasmania. There are motels and bed-and-breakfast accommodation, including the very popular Alexandria Bed and Breakfast, which is a beautiful and elegant federation home built in 1905 on the banks of the Inglis River. For those who wish to explore the immediate area, there are Table Cape, the tulip fields in spring, the lighthouse at Table Cape, and from the Tollymore Road from Table Cape to the Bass Highway, views can be enjoyed to the west along the coast as far as The Nut at Stanley, taking in the sweep of coast past Boat Harbour beach and Rocky Cape. From Table Cape itself, views east can on a fine day extend beyond the Dial Range to Low Head and the Asbestos Range. Inland, it is possible to see St Valentines Peak, Black Bluff and on a good day Mount Roland.

The new Tourist Information Centre behind the main shopping area has a complete range of tourist information, its own parking area, and an attractive display. Tourists can book many trips inland from there.

Private flights may be booked from Wynyard's own airport, including tourist circuits to the Wilderness in the South West and around the locality. Regional Express Airlines operates scheduled passenger flights to Melbourne at least 4 times a day using small 33 or 34 seat Saab 340 turboprop aircraft. The airport has two runways and is unusual with the secondary runway and a defunct railway line that intersect each other; the line is now in a state of disrepair. Passenger train services run by Tasman Limited from Hobart to Wynyard ceased on 21 July 1978. The service ran daily to and from Hobart with a connection at Western Junction to/from Launceston. It was a narrow-gauge mostly single-track service.

The Tommeginner tribe of Aboriginals traversed the area before and after the arrival of Europeans in the 19th century, living along the coastline, building fish traps at Freestone Cove and hunting for game on the inland coastal plains.

The first white settlers west of the Inglis River was the King family, that took up land in the early 1840s.

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