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.

How Real Estate Agents Legally Bend The Law When Photoshopping Photos And Why They Do It!

How prop­erty agents leg­ally bend the rules when it comes to pho­to­graphy. I have been read­ing up on for­ums about how home buy­ers are out­raged when it comes to real estate agents Pho­toshop­ping pho­tos: adding “views” out the win­dows, blue sky, lush green lawns, and as I read on they are even more infuri­ated by […]


Tenants Performing DIY Maintenance On Your Property, Good Idea?

Now With all the D.I.Y. shows on TV every­body thinks they can do a pro­fes­sional job and a lot of people under estim­ate the skill and pro­ces­sion that trades­men put into their work. not to men­tion the expens­ive tools. Many land­lords think it saves money to have ten­ants per­form main­ten­ance at the prop­erty. How­ever, many times it […]


Why Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent?

With so many how-to art­icles instantly avail­able online, home sellers often ask me “Why should we hire a real estate agent?” To some, it just doesn’t seem worth it. So, I’m sure you have caught your­self think­ing “why can’t I just sell my prop­erty myself? All I need to do is whack it on www.Domain.com.au […]


The 10 Most Common Critical Mistakes When Leasing Your Property

If you’ve been con­sid­er­ing rent­ing out a house you own, or buy­ing a house to rent out, there’s a lot for you to con­sider before mak­ing the decision. While own­ing a rental can be a good way to make some extra money, there are con­cerns that should be taken very ser­i­ously. You need to take […]


Blacktown’s Infrastructure. Will it keep up with its property growth?

Blacktown’s Prop­erty growth may go through the roof in the next few years, but can Black­town Coun­cil keep up? The area has been call­ing for more infra­struc­ture to keep up with demand and Black­town Coun­cil may run the risk of stunt­ing it’s growth! Does Black­town Coun­cil have the answers that will help the push for property […]


Property management update MAYJUNE 2013

DO YOU HAVE A PROPERTY WITH GARDENS, LAWNS ORPOOL? Do you ever worry about the care of your prop­erty? The external present­a­tion of a prop­erty is equally import­ant as the internal care. To offer peace of mind to prop­erty own­ers (land­lords) we can include garden, lawns and pool care in the weekly rent when a […]


Feeling Tired And Worn Out? What About Your Investment Property?

We can all feel this way at dif­fer­ent times, but have you thought about your invest­ment prop­erty lately? Your invest­ment prop­erty can start to get worn and tired look­ing over time. For that reason it needs reg­u­lar main­ten­ance to keep it look­ing at its best. Some­times land­lords rent out the prop­erty and for­get about it once […]


Property Under Siege! & What You Need To Know About Replacing Appliances

A REAL LIFE STORY Last month on the Gold Coast in Qld a rental prop­erty was sur­roun­ded by police, an ambu­lance, fire trucks and spe­cial forces for more than 30 hours when a ten­ant was allegedly threat­en­ing to blow up him­self and his ren­ted house, res­ult­ing in nearby res­id­ents being evac­u­ated. As part of the stand-off […]


Toongabbie Area Property Investor Update February – March 2013

You may be staggered to know there was 31,839 mat­ters in front of the NSW Con­sumer Trader & Ten­ancy Tribunal last year with ten­ancy dis­putes. We keep an eye on the out­comes of many of these mat­ters so we are able to provide you with rel­ev­ant advice in all areas of the man­age­ment of your […]


How Safe Does Your Property Have To Be?

We have had sev­eral cases over the past couple of months in Seven Hills NSW where ten­ants with young chil­dren have moved into a two-storey prop­erty to then dis­cover that there are no secur­ity screens or screens at all on the second-level win­dows. One ten­ant repor­ted that their two year old was climb­ing on the […]


The Top 10 Most Common Costly Mistakes When Selling Real Estate

Any­one who has ever attemp­ted to sell real estate has wanted the same thing: To sell their home quickly, effort­lessly and for the best pos­sible price. You can sell your prop­erty your­self and prob­ably achieve mar­ket value, but if you want to get your dream price there are some mis­takes that sellers often make (espe­cially in seven […]

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