Real estate in Northern Beaches

Real Estate Agent in Northern Beaches

The Northern Beaches is an area in the northern coastal suburbs of Sydney of New South Wales, Australia. This area extends south to the entrance of Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour), west to Middle Harbour and north to the entrance of Broken Bay.

On Sydney's Northern Beaches, there are currently 280 active agents - 125 of whom have been reviewed by previous clients. Collectively, they have sold a total of 3984 properties. Compare the top agents on the Northern Beaches to find the right person for you and your property.

Most people don't sell properties every year. But for most of us, our property is our biggest asset, and selling for a good price makes a big impact on what we can afford next. That is why choosing the right real estate agent to represent you is a big and important decision. The best agents are not only better to work with, giving us confidence in a time that can be stressful; but they get better results, too. It is easy and free to find the best real estate agents in the Northern Beaches using OpenAgent. All you need to do is search in your suburb to find the best real estate agents. All active real estate agents are there, so you can easily compare them in one place. You can read their profiles, see what they have been selling, read customer reviews, and contact them all in just a couple of clicks.

Real Estate Agent Fees in Northern Beaches

You'll find that the average real estate agent commission rate in the Northern Beaches is around 1.77%. This is lower than the New South Wales average, which lies between 2% and 2.5%. It's important to keep in mind that this figure is merely an average and is not a fixed rate. The actual commission you pay might vary depending on various other factors, such as the value of your property, the suburb it's located in and the agent you choose to work with.

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Top agents in Northern Beaches

More than 3984 recently sold properties are evaluated by OpenAgent to identify Northern Beaches's most prominent agents. In Northern Beaches OpenAgent has 2055 reviews on 125 real estate agents.

Chris Aldren recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 34 Maybrook Avenue, NSW 2099 Cromer

Lachlan Yeates recently sold a 1 bedroom apartment at 15/2-6 The Crescent, NSW 2099 Dee Why

Eddy Piddington recently sold a 5 bedroom house at 20 Nenagh Street, NSW 2100 North Manly

Trent McKay recently sold a 1 bedroom apartment at 2/26 Malcolm Street , NSW 2101 Narrabeen

Toby Hutton recently sold a 1 bedroom apartment at 4/30 Cavill Street , NSW 2096 Freshwater

Michael Clarke recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 15 Brighton Street, NSW 2096 Curl Curl

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What's it like living on the Northern Beaches?


The Northern Beaches area is comprised of the northern coastal suburbs of Sydney, including Dee Why, Manly, Avalon, Freshwater, Forestville, Cromer and Brookvale. The area covers 254 square kilometres and provides a sunny seaside residence to over 250,000 people - making it the third most populated area in Sydney.

The original inhabitants of the land region were the Kuringgai people of the Eora nation. The Northern Beaches were explored early on in the settlement of Sydney, just a few weeks after the First Fleet. However, it remained a rural area for much of their history, with small townships slowly developing between headlands.

The Northern Beaches is home to some of Sydney's most idealistic beaches and lifestyle communities. At the northmost peak is Palm Beach, which curves around a postcard perfect peninsula and is famous for being the star of TV's Home and Away. The Newport is a historic pub. It was founded in 1880 and is a charming place to enjoy a tasty lunch and an even more delicious view. Further south past Narambeen lagoon is Dee Why Beach, followed by Freshwater - both of which are lined with cafes, restaurants and Norfolk Island Pines, and are no doubt hotspots for picnickers on the weekend. Manly is the administrative centre of the Northern Beaches council; its Central Civic Mall, The Corso, offers alfresco dining and specialty stores with traditional facings. It bisects the peninsula from Manly Beach on the Pacific Ocean, to Manly Wharf in Sydney Harbour.

While geographically close to Sydney CBD, the Northern Beaches area lacks a train line, with buses servicing most suburbs. Real estate in the region is also varied - most of the coastal towns have a mixture of free-standing houses and low-level apartment blocks, with water views attracting a premium.