Southern WA is the largest section of the South Coast, and has an area of 39,007 square kilometers and a populaiton of around 54,000. The principal town is Albany with a population of around 33,600, the 6th largest in WA.
Real Estate Agents in Southern WA
Real estate agent fees in Southern WA
Commissions in the region hover around 2.9%, but vary depending on where you’re looking to sell. Slower markets in the region will generally have the highest commission rates, since it can take a lot more work from agents to get a sale.
However, since commissions are not regulated, you are encouraged to negotiate; in fact, it’s normal to. So be sure to negotiate all fees and costs, including marketing and advertising, to ensure you get the most bang for your buck.
Top real estate agents in Southern WA
Over 4272 properties that have recently been sold within the last 12 months have been evaluated by OpenAgent to identify Southern WA's leading real estate agents.. We have 625 reviews on 112 different agents to help you make the most informed choice when choosing a real estate agent to sell your home in this region.
Below are some of Southern WA's award winning agents. They are the recipients of OpenAgent’s Home Sellers Choice Awards, recognised for their excellent customer service and outstanding sale results.
Reviews in the last 12 months: 8
Lee Perry recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 4 Luton Court, WA 6210 Erskine
Reviews in the last 12 months: 7
John Phillips recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 12 Shannon Road, WA 6210 Mandurah
Reviews in the last 12 months: 6
Dane Stanley recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 12 Aspera Elbow, WA 6171 Baldivis
Reviews in the last 12 months: 4
Jay Standley recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 109 Barton Drive, WA 6233 Australind
Reviews in the last 12 months: 3
Clinton Knop recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 22 Whatman Way, WA 6230 Withers
Reviews in the last 12 months: 3
Michael Goodwin recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 25 Cooranga Road, WA 6210 Falcon
Southern WA property market
While sale activities have slowed down around the Great Southern region of Western Australia, recent findings indicate that the property market is, in fact, making a speedy recovery and is steadily growing. Since the mining boom decline, various market performance indicators have been seen on the rise - including median house prices, listing activities, rent yields and rent demand. This suggests a shift in the market’s purchasing behaviour and buying power.
What’s it like living in Southern WA?
Surrounded by the South West and the Wheatbelt region, the Great Southern region of Western Australia is an expanse that covers over 39,000 square kilometres of ground and represents approximately 1.5% of the state’s total land mass. It’s renowned for its unspoiled natural beauty, food scene and thriving agricultural industry.
Paired with the Great Southern region’s Mediterranean-like climate, the area attracts large masses of tourists year after year. At a closer glance, the South is comprised of 11 local government areas.
It boasts 5 wine sub-regions, including the famous Margaret River, and bears rich provincial histories. In addition to this, the area is also lavished with safe and friendly communities, and relaxed lifestyles.
Thanks to recent government initiatives, local infrastructure and services have been also been significantly improved. Not only does this give the vicinity more to offer to the multitudes of visitors, but it also makes the holiday destination an excellent location to reside in. It’s no wonder the region is called the Great Southern.