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.

3 Key Emotions Around Selling Property And How It Can Cost You!

It is import­ant to real­ise that list­ing your prop­erty for sale will prob­ably be one of the largest mon­et­ary trans­ac­tions you will ever be part of. When selling your prop­erty you should take it ser­i­ously and choos­ing an agent should be done care­fully, so do your research. One of the biggest things to keep in […]


Toongabbie Wild Weather Warning: CHECK YOUR INSURANCE POLICY NOW!

As the dam­ages bill from recent extreme weather con­tin­ues around NSW and Toongab­bie are you won­der­ing just what their prop­erty insur­ance will cover. Was dam­age caused by a flood, or storm water run-off? The Insur­ance Coun­cil of Aus­tralia (ICA) warned that not all prop­erty insur­ance policies will cover policy hold­ers for this type of flood event and that policy holders […]


Property Investor Update January – February 2013

Happy New Year to all our val­ued cli­ents, we hope you enjoyed any time you may have had off dur­ing the fest­ive sea­son. Our vacancy rate has fallen this month and we have been busy rent­ing prop­er­ties, how­ever unfor­tu­nately some prop­er­ties are still suf­fer­ing from exten­ded vacancy peri­ods even fol­low­ing rent adjust­ments. This is a […]


4 Secrets To What Attracts A Tenant To A Property

Prop­erty Invest­ment in Seven Hills and in gen­eral is all about secur­ing a good ten­ant for as long a period of time as pos­sible. There­fore, when con­sid­er­ing buy­ing an invest­ment prop­erty for this pur­pose, it is import­ant that you choose the right prop­erty and also con­sider adding fea­tures that will attract the right ten­ant. 1) […]


Are You Missing Out On $5,000 Worth Of Investment Property Negative Gearing Deductions?

We have many own­ers ask us about what invest­ment prop­erty neg­at­ive gear­ing deduc­tions they can claim. Well The Aus­tralian Tax Office (ATO) has cla­ri­fied neg­at­ive gear­ing for rental prop­er­ties as tens of thou­sands of Aus­tralian prop­erty investors sub­mit their annual tax returns. Accord­ing to the ATO, when investors com­plete their tax return for the rel­ev­ant year, they may […]


Why Landlords Should Not Try To Save Money On Property Insurance!

Being a land­lord can be an extremely prof­it­able busi­ness but without the right plan­ning it can also become very costly. TWO people had to be res­cued from a car after it smashed into house in Sydney’s west­ern sub­urbs Wed­nes­day after­noon. As a land­lord everything is fine fin­an­cially whilst you have ten­ants in a prop­erty but […]


5 Investment Property Safety Tips That You Should Know That Could Save You $10,000

Safety for prop­erty investors is an issue that has more expos­ure today than ever before! As a prop­erty owner, it is import­ant that a rental prop­erty is provided as safe and secure as pos­sible. In the next sev­eral weeks, we will look at some ways you can improve the safety in your invest­ment. Tip 1 […]


Why Do I Need A Real Estate Agent If I Can Manage The Property Myself ??

Many land­lords have chosen to rent the premises them­selves to save money, how­ever they come out the other end dis­ap­poin­ted and dis­il­lu­sioned with rent­ing and in a worse fin­an­cial pos­i­tion than they would have been with an agent. New research shows Land­lords who use the ser­vices of a Prop­erty Man­ager are 15% more likely to […]


Are You Looking After The Place? Is It The Landlord Or The Tenants Responsibility

Here at Eld­ers Real Estate we have recently had a num­ber of enquir­ies from pro­spect­ive Land­lords regard­ing repairs and main­ten­ance oblig­a­tions of the ten­ant and land­lord. The fol­low­ing inform­a­tion may be of interest gen­er­ally and is sourced from the Ten­ancy Hand­book pub­lished by the NSW Office of Fair Trad­ing.   Repairs Landlord’s Gen­eral Respons­ib­il­it­ies The […]


4 Quick Tips To Avoid Rent Ruined & Select The Best Tenant Ever!

When select­ing a new invest­ment prop­erty ten­ant in Seven Hills NSW — it is import­ant to note that rental ref­er­ences are the most import­ant indic­ator of how your ten­ancy will per­form– this indic­ates who they really are as a ten­ant– their true col­ours! Employ­ment is of sec­ond­ary import­ance as this only con­firms how much the tenant […]


4 Ways To Make Property Profits in Sydney’s West

There are 4 ways to make money out of prop­erty invest­ments in Sydney’s West and most of the time they only look at one or two of these. Let’s look at them.…     1. Pass­ive Appre­ci­ation That’s when the prop­erty value goes up in line with the gen­eral prop­erty mar­ket and over time well loc­ated prop­er­ties in Aus­tralia in good […]

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