Real estate in New South Wales

  • Median days on market 39
  • Median sale price $760K
  • Number sold 12178
  • Annual growth 7%
  • Total listing 22273
  • Change in rental rate 9%
  • Number of agents 10446
  • Median rent 500pw
  • Median days on market 41
  • Median sale price $675K
  • Number sold 5949
  • Annual growth 2%
  • Total listing 12336
  • Change in rental rate -2%
  • Number of agents 10446
  • Median rent 470pw

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Real Estate Agents in New South Wales

Home to almost 8 million people, New South Wales (NSW) is a large state covering over 800,000 square kilometres of land, and comprises of both urban and regional areas. The real estate markets in NSW is renowned to be some of the most expensive markets in Australia, and has become rightly so as a result of the significant influence Sydney properties have on the state. Changes in economic movement, such as the decrease in manufacturing activity and the rise of the finance industry, have greatly impacted NSW's population and its real estate markets, and will continue to accordingly. There are 10446 Real Estate Agents in New South Wales.

More than 234519 recently sold properties are evaluated by OpenAgent to identify New South Wales's most prominent agents. . The region of New South Wales with the most sales was Sydney. In New South Wales OpenAgent has 35922 reviews on 2926 real estate agents.

Median property price for property in NSW

New South Wales is home to Australia’s most intense real estate market, thanks in part to skyrocketing real estate prices in Sydney. Data shows that median sale prices are continuing to increase for both units and houses across the state, but at a slowed rate. 

You’ll find a whole range of property prices throughout New South Wales, from homes at the higher end in Sydney’s fierce housing market, to prices at the lower end of the scale in regional New South Wales.

NSW OpenAgent Seller Sentiment

In Q4 2019, NSW sentiment remained at +4.9 from September through to October, and saw a slight lift in November to finish the quarter at +5.5 in December.

Despite only posting a minor increase, the small month-on-month increments have made NSW the only state to have seen consecutive rises in sentiment since the Federal election in May.

This suggests a strong optimism among home sellers that property values will maintain its positive growth in the following 6 months.

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Real estate agent fees in NSW

Across the country, different real estate agents will charge varying fees between urban and regional areas. In NSW, the average commission rate stands at 2.78%**. Depending on the agent, their fee structure, and the property for sale, however, the rate may fluctuate and may or may not cover the costs of various additional fees, such as marketing and advertising. To estimate the average commission rate for your local area, use our commission calculator below.

** This figure is based on data provided to us by real estate agents who use our services.
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Top agents in New South Wales

More than 234519 recently sold properties are evaluated by OpenAgent to identify New South Wales's most prominent agents. In New South Wales OpenAgent has 35922 reviews on 2926 real estate agents. These are the Home Sellers Choice Award winning real estate agents in New South Wales.

Penny Stylianou recently sold a 6 bedroom house at 6 Duggan Place, NSW 2147 Lalor Park

Tim Ferguson recently sold a 3 bedroom duplex/semi-detached at 2/36 Bernardo Street, NSW 2560 Rosemeadow

Dean Sperotto recently sold a 6 bedroom house at 2 Tara Place, NSW 2210 Lugarno

Nick Clarke recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 34 Barton Street, NSW 2327 Kurri Kurri

Steven Fan recently sold a 2 bedroom unit at 9/16A Wigram Street, NSW 2150 Harris Park

Joseph Vella recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 453B Cranebrook Road, NSW 2749 Cranebrook

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