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

Tradie Shortage in N.S.W. affects house prices!

If you thought you were pay­ing more for the ser­vices of trades­people, you were right, accord­ing to a Hous­ing Industry Asso­ci­ation (HIA) report that shows tradies remain in short sup­ply and prices con­tinue to rise. The price of home build­ing trades climbed HIA says that across Aus­tralia the price of 13 key home build­ing trades climbed […]

Is There Still Profit In N.S.W. Property?

There’s still money There’s still money to be made out of prop­erty if you are care­ful and hard-headed. It has been the wealth strategy of a gen­er­a­tion. Buy a home. Look after it, improve it, upgrade it. And if cash flow allows, gear up to your eye­balls to buy more prop­erty for other people to live […]

New rules to protect kids in high-rises

Apart­ments and multi-storey homes are about to get a little safer for chil­dren thanks to a rule change around win­dows in new build­ings. The Aus­tralian Build­ing Codes Board has ruled that all win­dows in new homes and apart­ments that are more than two metres off the ground must be either fit­ted with win­dow locks that […]

NSW housing pushes ahead while other markets remain soft.

  The pre­lim­in­ary cap­ital city dwell­ing value index res­ult for Decem­ber was –0.2% (s.a.) fol­low­ing an upwardly revised +0.4% rise in dwell­ing val­ues in Novem­ber (was +0.1%). Revised regional house val­ues for Novem­ber increased from +0.3% to +0.5%. Sydney hous­ing has been the nation’s best per­former with dwell­ing val­ues up 0.4% in Decem­ber and by […]

Another successful owner sells through Elders Toongabbie/Kings Langley

To whom it may con­cern, I would like to sin­cerely thank Eld­ers Toongabbie/Kings Langley for the fant­astic effort they made dur­ing the sale of my prop­erty. Their pro­fes­sional approach was reas­sur­ing from the onset of the sale, with atten­tion to detail in advert­ising and reg­u­lar cor­res­pond­ence through­out the inspec­tions and offers made. The ser­vice from Eld­ers Toongabbie/Kings Langley was […]

Block Record, Investor testimonial of 1/16 Betts St, Parramatta

Hello Matt, I would just like to thank you for achiev­ing another Great Res­ult for us. You have set a Block Record at 16 Betts Street, Par­ra­matta at $400,000 which is $50,000 on the pre­vi­ous sale back in June 2010. Who said an out of area Agent could not sell Prop­erty in Par­ra­matta at Record Prices. Well […]

Property Investor Newsletter April – May 2012

ATO land­lord tips that you may not have known! We do appre­ci­ate that the focus of every land­lord is to optim­ise their tax returns and max­im­ise their income. How­ever, be aware of when you can claim repairs and work on the prop­erty as a legit­im­ate tax deduc­tion. CAN YOU CLAIM THE COST OF REPAIRS BEFORE YOU […]

Property Investor Newsletter March – April 2012

REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS Many land­lords often ask, “What is the dif­fer­ence between repairs, main­ten­ance and improve­ments in rela­tion to invest­ment prop­erty tax deduc­tions?” So we have taken the time to research this inform­a­tion. What are repairs and main­ten­ance? When the ATO refer to ‘repairs’, they mean work to make good or rem­edy defects in, […]

The essential DIY painting guide

It’s one of the quick­est ways to give a home a facelift, but paint­ing like the pros requires patience, atten­tion to detail, a steady hand and yes, tedi­ous pre­par­a­tion. It’s a messy busi­ness, with lots of bend­ing, twist­ing and nego­ti­at­ing lad­ders, and inev­it­able dither­ing over the cru­cial col­our scheme. Decide up front who lands the […]

Number of Home Loans Falls

Home loans by value fell in Octo­ber and remained flat over the year, sug­gest­ing the hous­ing sec­tor remains stag­nant. The Aus­tralian Bur­eau of Stat­ist­ics (ABS) said on Monday that total hous­ing fin­ance by value fell 2.5 per cent in Octo­ber, sea­son­ally adjus­ted, to $20.458 bil­lion. The ABS data also showed that the value of home […]

A look back on how the market performed in 2011

The real estate mar­ket will be draw­ing a sigh of relief as the year comes to an end. As we take a look back on how the mar­ket went in 2011, we saw an over­all improve­ment of up to 10 % — a heavy drop for the real estate mar­ket but a small part of the sharemarket […]

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