Seven Hills Real Estate and news for the local area

This blog is here to give you first hand local information about real estate and local issues in the areas of Seven Hills with a special focus on Toongabbie and Kings Langley.

About Jhai Mitchell

Jhai is an award winning Internet Marketing Real Estate Agent for Elders Toongabbie and Kings Langley. After running his own internet marketing business he has now set his own sites for the real estate industry. He observed that 90% of real estate agents did not know how to market themselves online. Jhai is now fixed on one goal. To teach real estate agents that they can market online so much better than they currently are.

Since then he has been consistently quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald and Real Estate Business online. He is a regular guest blogger on, sharing his expertise of marketing aspects for the Real Estate Industry. His biggest passions are his wife, martial arts, dogs and most of all property.

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Here are my most recent posts

Standards Could Save You A Small Fortune, For Investment Property Owners.

Toongab­bie and Seven HIlls invest­ment prop­erty own­ers who ensure that their invest­ment prop­erty meets Aus­tralian stand­ards for build­ings could be sav­ing them­selves a small for­tune. Own­ers of invest­ment prop­erty have a legal respons­ib­il­ity to ensure that their prop­erty meets all cur­rent stand­ards. These stand­ards include the obvi­ous such as elec­trical wir­ing, smoke alarms, plumb­ing, but […]

Rental Reductions Under A Microscope

CPA Aus­tralia has advised Australia’s 1.5 mil­lion tax­pay­ers who own rental prop­er­ties that the Aus­tralian Tax­a­tion Office will be increas­ingly vigil­ant in audit­ing rental deduc­tions as rental losses to grow. The Aus­tralian Tax­a­tion Office plans to exam­ine 6,000 at-risk cases as well as unusual pat­terns of rental claims. Last year, the Aus­tralian Tax­a­tion Office sent out […]

The Kings Langley Village Fair In Blacktown Fun For All The Family

Presen­ted by the Lions Club of Kings Langley. The fair is only one of many com­munity fest­ivals that are held across Black­town City every year, this year it is on Sunday 21st of Octo­ber. Both res­id­ents and vis­it­ors from away can come to any of these fest­ivals and enjoy many dif­fer­ent activ­it­ies for free. Each […]


In terms of depre­ci­ation, what should you con­sider when mak­ing an invest­ment prop­erty pur­chase decision? If you are look­ing to pur­chase an invest­ment prop­erty, it is worth­while ask­ing your­self a num­ber of ques­tions. While many investors con­sider loc­a­tion, pur­chase price and ten­ant­ing abil­ity when con­tem­plat­ing an invest­ment prop­erty pur­chase, they often over­look depre­ci­ation as an […]

Are You Getting Strange Calls Late At Night? WHAT IS CLASSIFIED AS AN EMERGENCY REPAIR?

To save real estate own­ers time and money I have writ­ten this art­icle because of the amount of calls we get late at night by our ten­ants for EMERGENCY repairs to replace fly screens and inter­net con­nec­tions. If you are con­sid­er­ing man­aging your own prop­erty in Seven Hills or Toongab­bie, this is a must know […]

Stormwater Or Floodwater? Only Your Insurance Policy Knows, It Seems!

I know its spring but as investors we need to spec­u­late in to the future and look at worst case scen­ario. In the past tor­ren­tial storms and flash floods have had many investors in toongab­bie and seven hills scratch­ing their heads, try­ing to work out just what it is their insur­ance policy does cover in […]

The 7 deadly sins of investing in property

Investors them­selves often pose the greatest threat to their fin­an­cial secur­ity in times of uncer­tainty, which has released a list of the seven deadly sins for investors. The best strategy for investors in the cur­rent eco­nomic cli­mate is to stay calm. “Fear is a great motiv­ator but a bad guide,”. “People who act cool will […]

Should You Sell With Vacant Possession Or With A Tenant Still In Place?

You have decided, for whatever reason, that you need to sell your invest­ment prop­erty. Now comes the time to decide if you should sell with vacant pos­ses­sion or with a ten­ant still in place? Should you sell with vacant pos­ses­sion or with a ten­ant still in place? We look at the advant­ages and dis­ad­vant­ages of both […]

A reminder of nsw smoke alarm laws

Under the Res­id­en­tial Ten­an­cies Act and Reg­u­la­tion: Land­lords are liable for the fit­ting of smoke Detector in ten­an­ted prop­er­ties. Land­lords have a right to access to leased prop­erty to instal smoke alarms after issu­ing the ten­ant a min­imum of 2 days notice. Land­lords and ten­ant are, are not allowed to remove a smoke alarm or inter­fere it from working. […]

Property owners without adequate insurance could face financial ruin!

Prop­erty own­ers without adequate pub­lic liab­il­ity insur­ance could face fin­an­cial ruin if ten­ants or their vis­it­ors are injured on their rental prop­erty.  And the worst part about many acci­dents is that they could eas­ily have been avoided. Clas­sic examples of prob­lems that could turn into legal mine­fields include win­dows that do not have safety glass, […]

landlord/tenant relationship and discrepancy between the agreed rent

We recently came to the aid of a land­lord where the land­lord had ren­ted and man­aged his own prop­erty in Seven Hills to the same ten­ant for nearly 2 years. The ten­ant became aware that there was a dis­crep­ancy between the agreed rent and the rent stated on the RTA (Res­id­en­tial Ten­ancy Agree­ment), and as […]

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