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.

Property Investors Beware! 24 Hours To Do Repairs & Maintenance

Prop­erty repairs and main­ten­ance in Seven Hills NSW are a con­stant source of grief for many of our Prop­erty Investors, unfor­tu­nately recent rul­ings from the Con­sumer Trader & Ten­ancy Tribunal have been pretty tough on some prop­erty investors that have not under­taken required repairs and main­ten­ance quickly. Urgent repairs are required to be com­pleted within 24 […]


3 Ways To Drastically Reduce Your Moving Costs On Moving Day

So you have sold your house or have to move the next thing to think about is the mov­ing day. Pack­ing and mov­ing is a huge move for any­body. It is not that simple to pack everything you have col­lec­ted along the years and make sure it reaches your new home intact. The ideal way to […]


What & When To Repair? 8 Top Tips For Property Owners Revealed

What we have found in Seven Hills and Toongab­bie, tak­ing on these basic, inex­pens­ive improve­ments, will help your prop­erty stand out from the crowd in a dif­fi­cult mar­ket if you decide to rent it out or sell. In recent years, our State Gov­ern­ments have set up more res­id­en­tial ten­ancy author­it­ies to assist with the rights of […]


Maximising Your Rental Potential, Top 4 Tips From An Investment Property Manager!

  Tip 1: Make The Most Of The Time You Have In Between Ten­ants Make the most of the time you have in between ten­ants.  When your invest­ment prop­erty in Seven Hills NSW is vacant this is an ideal time to attend to the main­ten­ance items which you have not had the chance pre­vi­ously to […]


Top 5 Renovation Improvements To Increase Investment Property Profit

Whilst investors are enjoy­ing the fruits of an extremely tight rental mar­ket at present, with his­tor­ic­ally low vacancy rates across all cap­ital cit­ies, (Espe­cially in Toongab­bie and Seven Hills) this is no time for land­lords to become com­pla­cent about the up keep of their invest­ment or over con­fid­ent about keep­ing their prop­erty occu­pied. Spend­ing a bit […]


WHAT TENANTS REALLY WANT

Here’s a list of the most com­mon cri­teria ten­ants have when look­ing for a rental prop­erty:         Close to shops, schools, trans­port & leis­ure areas eg: bike ways, parks Ren­ov­ated or improved and in very neat & clean order Heat­ing & cool­ing are fast becom­ing essen­tial items Space & light Off street and under cover car […]


Property owners without adequate insurance could face financial ruin!

Prop­erty own­ers without adequate pub­lic liab­il­ity insur­ance could face fin­an­cial ruin if ten­ants or their vis­it­ors are injured on their rental prop­erty.  And the worst part about many acci­dents is that they could eas­ily have been avoided. Clas­sic examples of prob­lems that could turn into legal mine­fields include win­dows that do not have safety glass, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Homes of the pet-obsessed

Pet-lovers these days aren’t just modi­fy­ing their homes to house their pets; some aren’t happy until their entire home is a pet heven. The good news is that being a bark­ing mad bloke or a crazy cat lady is get­ting a lot more styl­ish. Archi­tects, interior design­ers and fur­niture makers are increas­ingly mov­ing into the luc­rat­ive market […]

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