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Sydney Tops the Charts for Misquoting

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Sydney Tops the Charts for Misquoting

The Sydney suburb of Eastwood has topped the charts for misquoting of property prices. Melbourne’s Tullamarine was a close second in the high stakes game which causes angst for many home buyers.

Here are the top 10 misquoted suburbs for Melbourne and Sydney:

NSW Suburb Sold Price vs Agent Quote
1 Eastwood 22.6%
2 Rockdale 17.8%
3 Artarmon 16.6%
4 Waverton 13.7%
5 Dee Why 13.5%
6 Epping 13.0%
7 Surry Hills 12.8%
8 Padstow 12.7%
9 Carlingford 12.7%
10 Drummoyne 12.6%
Source: May 2017


VIC Suburb Sold Price vs Agent Quote
1 Tullamarine 21.3%
2 St Albans 18.9%
3 North Melbourne 18.8%
4 Abbotsford 18.8%
5 Frankston 18.8%
6 Melton South 18.2%
7 Bell Post Hill 17.7%
8 Gladstone Park 17.6%
9 Keilor Downs 17.6%
10 Oak Park 17.2%
Source: May 2017


With respect to the survey:

  • it is for auctions in May 2017
  • from Victoria and New South Wales
  • only suburbs with 4 or more publicly available quotes and auction results were included
  • the “Sold Price vs List Price” is the average percentage difference between the sold price and the public list price


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