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 To Maximise Future Tax Deductions When Renovating

Ren­ov­ate and prosper With shows such as ‘The Block’ and ‘House Rules’ inspir­ing a wave of ren­ov­at­ors, many prop­erty investors have con­sidered whether they too should do some renov­a­tion work to their invest­ment prop­erty. Though investors know com­plet­ing a renov­a­tion will add value to their prop­erty and pos­sibly even increase the weekly rental value, they […]


The Worst Property Selling Mistake You Can Ever Make

You must have made a ter­rible mis­take if your prop­erty has not sold, right? Com­mon sense may make you think that if a prop­erty does not sell, there must be some­thing ter­ribly wrong with it, right? Well that is true state­ment to a point. In a strong mar­ket that homes are selling, there must be something […]


What Can Go Wrong During The Sale Of Your Property

The things that can go wrong dur­ing your trans­ac­tion can cost you $20,000 on your selling price! There are a lot of things that can go wrong when selling your prop­erty, but have you ever thought of what can go wrong dur­ing your trans­ac­tion? So you’ve got a buyer and you have agreed to a […]


Spring Has Arrived And Here Are 7 Tips For All Maintenance Around The Home

Spring has arrived in Sydney, and it prom­ises to be a won­der­ful sea­son, after all the rain we have had through­out winter.  But that rain – and the cold weather – has meant that many homeown­ers stayed indoors, ignor­ing all but the essen­tial main­ten­ance tasks in the garden and the house. So now it is time to […]


Sydney house prices are depressing.….. (part 2)

1.       Life style. How you want to live? House or shoe box? Some people have said “Embrace apart­ment liv­ing. The time of afford­able detached houses is over. I would def­in­itely live in a shoe box with my wifey and some cats,” but oth­ers say “I want a garden and a chook run Not sure I’d be […]


Sydney house prices are depressing…? (Part 1)

Think of the Gen­er­a­tions: Will they be able to afford a home? I see many people com­ment­ing on for­ums say­ing “Sydney as a whole is way over­priced for what is selling” and oth­ers said “I really feel for young­sters (I’m in my late 50s) just start­ing out who want to buy, and may never own a […]


9 Ways Real Estate Agents Legally Bend The Law When Photoshopping

Spokes­man Robert Larocca from The Real Estate Insti­tute said, “Most agents com­plied with Stock and Busi­ness Agents Act.” “Agents were not sup­posed to add or sub­tract things from a prop­erty, but could play with light and lens angles to make it look more attract­ive,” Robert said. “You can put a nice blue sky behind the […]


What Do Real Estate Agents Really Do For Their Money?

I see a lot of people on online prop­erty invest­ment for­ums pos­ing ques­tions such as “I would like to know what Real Estate Agents actu­ally DO to earn their com­mis­sion on the sale of a prop­erty?”                     The answers given by respond­ents are gen­er­ally mixed. Some […]


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 […]

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