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There are 16 real estate agents servicing York and surrounds. In 2016 they sold 27 properties. We have analysed all these York 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 York – 2016/17 Performance

York Real Estate Agents sold 27 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 27 York houses took 138 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -17% from their initial listing price.

The best York Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these York 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 16 agents operating in the York council area servicing the York market and 6 agencies, vendors should only use those York agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their York property.

With total house price growth of 10% over the last five years York agents have had a reasonably difficult market to contend with. Selling properties well in a slow market is much more difficult. Growth in York houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 7% (5yr average 2%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

York is the oldest inland town in Western Australia, situated 97 kilometres east of Perth in the Avon Valley near Northam, and is the seat of the Shire of York. Home to 2,088 people at the 2006 census, it was settled in 1831, only two years after Perth was settled in 1829.

With the increasing population of the then Swan River Settlement in 1829, it became evident that suitable land would have to be discovered for the growing of cereal crops needed to provide necessary food.

Robert Dale, a 21 year old officer of the 63rd Regiment, was assigned the making of the first exploratory journey over the Darling Range during the winter months of 1830 into what was later to become known as the Avon Valley.

As a result of these explorations, Governor Stirling decided that the new district would be thrown open for selection and this was done by Government Notice on 11 November 1830.

Named after the city of York in England, the first settlers in the district reached the valley on 15 September 1831, and immediately set about the construction of huts, the preparation required for their stock and the cultivation of new land.

The first decade of settlement in the Avon Valley showed steady progress and a clear indication that the whole district should develop into a rich and prosperous farming area.

A township did not begin to appear until 1836 when an army barracks and store were built. It then began to take shape and great improvements were noted as private and Government buildings were erected.

By the late 1880s the town was teeming with miners and fossickers, all alighting from the train and preparing to make the long journey across the plains to the goldfields. It was during the period 1885 to 1900 that most of the town's impressive buildings were constructed, including the Railway station buildings, the Post and Telegraph Office, the Court House and Police Station, the York Hospital and the School, designed by government architect George Temple Poole.

York is in a temperate climate zone and experiences distinctly dry summers and cold winters. Climate data has been recorded by the Bureau of Meteorology at York Post Office from 1877 to 1996, and another site from 1996 onwards. At the post office site, the mean annual daily maximum temperature is 24.7

A severe thunderstorm lashed the town and surrounding areas on 27 January 2011, resulting in roofs being ripped off, trees being uprooted and power lines being brought down. About 40 houses were damaged in the town as a result of the storm but no injuries were reported.

The town has adapted by changing from a traditional sheep and wheat agricultural community into a tourist town. It features music festivals, a motor museum, recreational facilities including skydiving and paragliding, many bed and breakfast services and the picturesque Avon River. The town population in 2010 was approximately 3800 and increasing 4% annually.

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