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.

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 […]


An Artistic Way to Sell a House With Art Exhibition By World Renowned Artist On Auction Day

TOONGABBIE, MARCH 23, 2013 PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE USE   Eld­ers Toongab­bie’ s Leon Giet­zmann and The Blend’s Greg Bridges have teamed up to put on a show that will delight the neigh­bor­hood. In mar­ket­ing an iconic home for sale by auc­tion in Gir­raween, Sales agent Leon Giet­zmann has invited world renowned artist Greg Bridges to displays […]


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 […]


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 […]

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