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.

Management Of Investment Property Costs Baby Isabella’s Life

A REAL LIFE STORY…     This is not a happy story but I believe every prop­erty owner not just Seven Hills needs to read to remem­ber that prop­erty man­age­ment really is ser­i­ous busi­ness. Prop­erty Man­age­ment is Ser­i­ous Busi­ness! The death of baby Isa­bella who fell from her father’s arms when his foot went through a rot­ten veranda […]


How To Avoid Tenant Troubles And Receive A Steady Flow Of Rental Income!

Prop­erty investors who want to avoid any head­aches caused by mali­cious or care­less ten­ants in Seven Hills, should take four steps to help them sleep easy at night, accord­ing to Jhai Mitchell from Eld­ers Real Estate.       Make your prop­erty attract­ive to good ten­ants “A rental prop­erty that’s well presen­ted and easy to […]


That Is Not Accidental Damage It’s Wear And Tear!” Investment Property Accidental Damage VS Wear & Tear

Some land­lords in Seven hills and Toongab­bie have ideal­istic expect­a­tions that their prop­erty will stay in exactly the same con­di­tion at the end of the lease as when ten­ants first move in. The truth of the mat­ter is that, over time, wear and tear on a rental prop­erty will hap­pen. Land­lords should expect a level […]


SPRING CLEANING YOUR PROPERTY PORTFOLIO

Once a year all prudent investors should pull out the invest­ment scrap­book, clean off the dust and ensure that everything is as it should be. We’ve included the fol­low­ing tips of our own and also as read in an art­icle by Mar­garet Thomas found recently.   Here are a few tips as to what you […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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