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.

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 […]


Buying A House With Half A Mortgage

I know, it seems insane, buy­ing a house with half a mort­gage! As amaz­ing as this might sound, it is very attain­able. Home Addressed, has found cre­at­ive ways for people who are priced out of the mar­ket to become homeown­ers. Ima­gine, liv­ing in a share house, think­ing that this is your hous­ing future. Accord­ing to […]


Why people have no idea how to invest in the Seven Hills area

There are a num­ber of reas­ons why people are not able to take advant­age of prop­erty invest­ments.  A few of these can be broken down to a couple of key areas which include:   don’t know where to start and what to buy per­cep­tion of afford­ab­il­ity  and bar­ri­ers to entry nervous about com­prom­ising their life­style I […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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