Real Estate Agents in Cairns

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA. The Esplanade in Cairns with a jetty and the sea. Palm trees. white sandy beach. With building is the far background.

According to statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and published by the Real Estate Institute of Australia, roughly 16,573 estate agents do business in the state of Queensland, working for 9,199 real estate establishments.

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Modern real estate in Cairns

According to the 2016 census, 18,890 occupied private dwellings can be found in Cairns. Of these, 78.3% are separate houses, 8.7% are semi-detached, and 11.4% are flats or apartments.

Experts believe that the property market in Cairns is currently in a steady state.

Commission structures in Cairns can be divided into fixed or tiered commission, according to the terms that are negotiated with the agent. The agent commission rate in Cairns is 2.99% on average, but commission rates may vary.

The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

“I believe in the relatedness of all forms of life from the simplest to the most complex. We humans share the same family tree as all life on earth, back to the first stirrings in the primal ocean.”
– Densey Clyne

Often seen as the starting point for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the city of Cairns is the fifth-most populous city in the state of Queensland. Having the Great Barrier Reef, which is one of the seven natural wonders of the world, on its doorstep, Cairns is a popular tourist destination and also the fourth-most-popular destination for international tourists to Australia, after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Other natural attractions include the Barron Gorge Natural Park, which is a World Heritage Area. Taking the 7.5km long Skyrail Rainforest Cableway allows visitors to experience the world’s oldest continually surviving rainforest – it is even older than the Amazon Rainforest – from above.

The Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park is located at the base of the Skyrail Cableway, and provides a cultural experience equal to none. The park showcases Aboriginal culture by means of song, dance and theatrical performances centering around traditional creation myths.

The city of Cairns was founded in 1876 and was named after William Wellington Cairns who was the governor of Queensland from 1875 to 1877. Tourism, retail and sugar cane farming are the predominant economic drivers in the area, and Cairns is also a major commercial centre for the Cape York Peninsula and Far North Queensland regions.

Facts about Cairns

  1. Tourists can send a postcard from the only Australia Post postbox on the Great Barrier Reef, located in Cairns.
  2. Cairns spans across an area of 254.3 square kilometres.
  3. The city has a population of just over 240,000 people.
  4. The Cairns esplanade is popular among tourists, and sports a 4800 square metre saltwater swimming lagoon.
  5. Cairns is home to world’s largest moth, the Hercules moth. Its wings can reach up to 25 centimetres.

Architecture in Cairns

Taking the Cairns CBD Heritage Walk gives architectural tourists a chance to see all there is to see in terms of the architectural heritage of the city. Starting at the School of Arts (built in 1907), the tour passes 22 numerous significant architectural landmarks, including Clauson House with its distinctive traditional tropical architecture, timber verandas and balustrade, and Hides’ Corner, which also emulates this tropical design style.

Finding the right real estate agent in Cairns

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