Real Estate Agents in Adelaide

Adelaide Australia Adelaide city skyline at dusk viewed across Torrens river from King William bridge.

South Australia is known for its warm climate and beaches, and can lay claim to not one, but two coveted titles: it is the Festival State and the Wine State of Australia. Roughly 1,919 real estate service businesses are active in South Australia, employing about 3,795 estate agents.

When estate agents are a dime a dozen, sifting through the masses to find an agent that is right for you becomes a challenge. Perfect Agent helps you to do just that, and it’s as easy as completing the form above to start the process of finding someone that can help you sell.

The 20-minute city

Famous for being a highly accessible city, it is well known that all the high-profile locations, including the city centre, the airport and all of the surrounding beaches can be reached within 20 minutes. It is also said that any of the city’s tourist attractions and hotspots can be accessed on foot within 20 minutes, when walking from any of the city’s hotels.

“Sydney has taken my money, Melbourne has my respect, but Adelaide has taken my heart; I shall return.”
– Miriam Margolyes

Should you steer north, family-friendly beaches and attractions for the kids are aplenty. Surfers and adventure-seekers need only head south for steep cliffs, breathtaking views and waves that are the envy of surfers elsewhere. The city of Adelaide also provides access to a host of metropolitan beaches.

South Australia is home to 18 different wine regions, and Adelaideans have access to more than 200 cellars – all of these just an hour’s drive from the city.

Adelaide caters for a variety of interests. It is Australia’s first and only UNESCO City of Music, and forms a part of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network. The city’s Adelaide Oval has hosted many historic cricket matches and continues to be one of Adelaide’s biggest tourist attractions.

Facts about Adelaide

  1. Adelaide has a population of almost 1.3 million people.
  2. Greater Adelaide comprises of 433 suburbs.
  3. In 2008, statistics showed that a locally produced cold milk beverage, Farmers Union Iced Coffee (FUIC) outsold Coca-Cola by a ratio of close to 3:1 in South Australia – the only time a milk-based drink had ever done so anywhere in the world.
  4. Waiting up to two months for news and mail from abroad became a thing of the past, when Adelaide became the first Australian city to be connected to London by telegraph in 1872.

Architecture in Adelaide

The city of Adelaide was founded under a gumtree in Glenelg in 1836, on plains that used to be home to the Kaurna aboriginal peoples.

Adelaide has been called the City of Churches, and for good reason. The oldest church in the city, the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, was built in 1838, and as the population of the city grew, so did the amount of churches.

Another interesting architectural highlight of Adelaide is its collection of glasshouses. Some of the largest and oldest glasshouses in the Southern hemisphere can be found in the Adelaide Botanic Garden. Among these are the Bicentennial Conservatory, which is the biggest single span glasshouse in the Southern hemisphere (measuring 100 metres in length, 47 metres in width and 27 metres in height) as well as the oldest glasshouse in the Southern hemisphere, the palm house, which was imported from Bremen in Germany in 1875. The palm house is said to be the only Victorian glasshouse of its type in the world.

“Even though I live in America more, I feel like when I go to Adelaide, that’s when I get to go home.”
– Ben Folds

The recently completed Royal Adelaide Hospital is said to be the third most expensive building in the world, and is also the largest building to ever be completed in Australia in terms of floor space.

Modern real estate in Adelaide

Adelaide is known for having a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere, and its real estate is a reflection of the city’s reputation.

According to the 2016 census, Greater Adelaide has a total of 492,425 occupied dwellings, of which 74.8% are separate houses and almost 17% are semi-detached, row or terrace houses and townhouses. Flats or apartments only make up almost 8% of living spaces in Adelaide.

Keeping with the feel and atmosphere of the city, space is key, and this is also reflected in modern real estate in the city. Real estate agents’ commission is calculated on either a fixed or tier commission base, depending on what is negotiated with the agent initially. The average agent commission in Adelaide is 2.1%, but this percentage may vary.

Finding the perfect real estate agent in Adelaide

South Australia has some of the lowest median house prices in the country, and its affordability makes it a great state for home buyers and investors alike.

Selling your property in Adelaide means catering to the needs of prospective buyers, and finding the right real estate agent to help you determine what these needs are is of paramount importance.

Finding a real estate agent you can trust is as easy as filling out the form above. Let Perfect Agent help you to sell your Adelaide property – fast.