Tighes Hill
New South Wales

Harper Property Agents is a thriving real estate agency, property management and strata firm that’s bringing a fresh approach to the Newcastle property market. We’ve taken off our ties, discarded the stuffy suits, and thrown away old-world ways of thinking in favour of an energetic new approach that keeps pace with the challenges of the fast-moving modern market. Our passionate group of real estate professionals are highly trained in cutting-edge sales strategies and negotiation techniques, and we pride ourselves on going the extra mile to secure the best possible deal for all our clients. We’ll move mountains to help you achieve your lifestyle aspirations or investment goals, but that doesn’t mean we’ll tell you tall tales just to win your business. We’re much more interested in delivering real-world results and building long-term relationships based on trust, open communication and transparency.


Tighes Hill developed from the construction of a bridge over Throsby Creek at the opening of the Ferndale Colliery in 1877. Within three years the suburb had a school, post office, church and stores. In April 1894, a tram line was opened to Tighes Hill which extended to Mayfield in 1901.


Tighes Hill provides housing near the CBD.Tighes Hill has now become a trendy inner suburb of the Newcastle inner city area with a large influx of young professionals and families looking to live an inner city lifestyle at the affordable end of town. In August 2010, a property in Tighes Terrace,Tighes Hill was sold at a record breaking price of $950,000 for this inner city suburb. The School of Arts building has had a variety of uses supporting arts and the community in Newcastle. Recently the building reopened as The Tighes Hill School of Arts, Gallery in January 2009. The Newcastle Campus of Hunter Institute of TAFE is located here.

  • Tighes Hill School of Arts, built in 1900
  • Plaque commemorating the laying of a foundation stone by Charles Upfold in 1900, for the School of Arts building
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