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.

The No B.S. 2017 Property Market Outlook

Here are the key factors influ­en­cing the mar­ket in 2017 without the B.S. I hope you enjoy read­ing it, as much as I had mak­ing it. China Chinese interest in Aus­tralian homes fell in the third quarter of 2016, which is under­stand­able after Aus­tralian banks star­ted increas­ingly scru­tin­ising over­seas buy­ers. This increased scru­tiny has res­ul­ted in […]


5 Secrets to Renovating Ugly Houses

Ugly House Secret No: 1 You make money when you buy. One of the biggest mis­takes ordin­ary folk make is not doing their home­work BEFORE pur­chas­ing and embark­ing on a renov­a­tion. To under­stand how much money you can afford to spend on your home, you need to know how much your home is worth. Edu­cate yourself […]


See Your Off-The-Plan Property In Virtual Reality Now!

Want to see your off-the-plan prop­erty before it’s built? You can! We aim to show you the most hon­est rep­res­ent­a­tion of your off-the-plan prop­erty with our first-class vir­tual real­ity ser­vice. Using plans from the archi­tect, we build the prop­erty to scale, as well as offer pro­fes­sional loc­a­tion pho­tos, recre­ate the inclu­sions from the manufacturer’s spe­cific­a­tions, and […]


What is the Difference between a Solicitor and a Conveyancer?

Con­vey­an­cing is the pro­cess of trans­fer­ring own­er­ship of real prop­erty from one per­son or entity to another.  When you are buy­ing or selling prop­erty, you will usu­ally need to decide between hir­ing a Soli­citor or a Con­vey­an­cer. It can be con­fus­ing to decide between the two types of pro­fes­sion­als who appear to do the same […]


Loose-Fill Asbestos Found In Parramatta & Hills Council Homes

Dur­ing the 1960s-70s in Aus­tralia, loose-fill asbes­tos was com­monly sold as ceil­ing insu­la­tion for Par­ra­matta and Hills Coun­cil res­id­en­tial and com­mer­cial prop­er­ties. It was seen as a mater­ial that was dur­able and provided effi­cient insu­la­tion, and this res­ul­ted in it being installed in ceil­ings around the coun­try. In the 1980s, the dangers of asbes­tos and […]


How To Find Out Who Is The Best Agent In Your Area — Part 2

Makes sug­ges­tions on quick and easy things to do to get a bet­ter price For many reas­ons real estate agent’s don’t nor­mally ren­ov­ate for profit but they surely do know what will increase value of a prop­erty. It just comes down to you not to over­cap­it­al­ise on the improve­ments. If you can do this and take […]


How To Find Out Who Is The Best Agent In Your Area — Part 1

Find­ing the best agent depends on what you con­sider are the best attrib­utes and how good they are at these. They are cer­tain traits and res­ults they should have and it’s more than just being a smooth talker. From my exper­i­ence in this industry and the research I have done, these are the attrib­utes that really […]


How To Find A Bad Agent To Buy Off

After look­ing for invest­ment prop­er­ties myself, in such a tough mar­ket, I real­ised I needed to start think­ing more cre­at­ively when it comes to get­ting a good prop­erty deal to ren­ov­ate. My plan was; To buy under mar­ket value Some­thing I could add value to A prop­erty with the prob­lem that can be eas­ily solved for little cost […]


How To Get Onto Real Estate Agent’s Hot List

We are not all dodgy and sell all the good deals to our friends. It is a com­mon per­cep­tion that real estate agents are not trust­worthy and will do any­thing to get a deal across the line. First of all this is not true but because of this per­cep­tion we are the most heav­ily legislated […]


5 Tools All Property Renovators Should Be Using

If you want to be a full-time ren­ov­ator you need to be effi­cient and on time with your pro­jects. I see many ren­ov­at­ors not focus­ing on  stream­lin­ing the man­age­ment of the jobs involved. Just like a nail gun or Gerni, a good man­age­ment tool and know­ing how to use them can make all the difference […]


Selling Investment Property to Tenants: Dos and Don’ts

Selling to ten­ants: a good idea or a big mis­take? I have had some land­lords ask me: “Should I sell my prop­erty to my cur­rent ten­ants? They have taken great care of the prop­erty and treas­ure it”. Though this may seem the rational thing to do, but will the ten­ants pay a premium price for your […]

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