Posts Tagged ‘hills district real estate’

Small Agency Network of the Year | Guardian Realty

Guardian Realty has been Awarded the Small Agency Network of the Year

North Kellyville Record Sale | Guardian Realty

In less than 2 weeks on the market, Ben Jobberns & Harrison Mahaffie from Guardian Realty has successfully sold 1 Friends Place, North Kellyville for the highest price ever achieved in North Kellyville for an established home.

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Set back from the road and surrounded by the serenity of established gardens, this beautiful Chateau Home promises an ideal mix of relaxed … Read the full post »

The Buying Process | Guardian Realty

The 101 on how to Buy a Home

Every day people decide to buy property, and for lots of different reasons. Whether it’s your first home, your forever home, an investment property or a holiday home, the process is fairly similar – find a property, make an offer, buy the home – but here’s the bits in-between that sometimes get a bit confusing:

1. Get your finances in order. Speak to your … Read the full post »

The Selling Process | Guardian Realty

You’ve made the decision to move, now what?
Home owners make the decision to sell their property every day of the week for a number of reasons – they could have outgrown their home, or the kids may have moved out and it’s time to downsize. Family could be moving in (hello in-law-accommodation), or the layout just doesn’t flow the way it should anymore. Maybe a job opportunity in a different … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Wear and Tear

What the term “fair wear & tear” means when it comes to making allowances for tenants
Some landlords question us when we tell them that we are required by law to make an allowance for fair wear and tear in their property. Unlike what you may think, this is by no means an excuse to let tenants get away with damaging your property.

The fact is, the older a property becomes and … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Summer Storms

Roof Maintenance
From all reports, its going to be a wet summer. In processing many landlord storm damaged ceilings claims, flooring etc due to water leaks over the years, the majority of claims were not fully covered as the roofs had not been maintained. This included gutter and downpipe cleaning.

A well-maintained roof is essential for the security and safety of those living in your investment. A solid roof will keep your … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Tenant Numbers on the Rise

According to a recent report, the number of Australian renters will rise
A new report produced by researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, Australian home ownership: past reflections, future directions, looks at the levels of homeownership in Australia since World War II and what we can expect in the future.

Owning a property, for many Australians, is still one of the key things they want to accomplish in their life. It’s still … Read the full post »

Spring cleaning tips to beautify your home | Helpful Tips

It’s that time of year again – it’s Spring! Time to give the house a seasonal clean. To help you get organised, we’ve put together these spring cleaning tips that will help you get the job done.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

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Start by stripping the bed of all linen and get it on to wash. Flip or turn the mattress over. Spray the shower and … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Smoke Alarms

New Smoke Alarm Obligations for Landlords

Landlords need to ensure that smoke alarms installed in their investment properties are in working order, correct location and the correct number for the size of the house. A penalty will apply for landlords who fail to comply by NSW Fair Trading.

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At the beginning of every new tenancy and every year the landlord must:
• Ensure smoke alarms … Read the full post »

Selling your home in Spring in the Hills

Spring has long been the favoured time of year to sell property

It’s not uncommon to see a rise in real estate listings during the spring months. Historically, it’s the most popular time of year to sell property. We have soft, fluffy associations with spring: blooming trees and flowers; baby animals; fresh air and warmer weather. It’s a time of new beginnings. A time to have a good clear out and … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Water Usage

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Tenancy Water Usage Charges

To charge a tenant for water usage in NSW your property must have the following water efficiency measures:-
• all internal cold water taps and single mixer taps for kitchen sinks or bathroom hand basins must flow maximum flow rate of 9 litres a minute
• all showerheads must have a maximum flow rate of 9 litres a minute
• at the … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | How to bullet-proof your investment property when the market becomes competitive

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The effects of COVID-19 on the property market may take some to be realised. Like everything else that’s affected, which is largely all parts of society, it can feel overwhelming to think about all the possible outcomes. This is why it’s particularly important in the current environment to focus on what you can do to look after yourself, your loved ones and … Read the full post »

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