Licensed Valuers & Property Valuation Consultants, Perth, Western Australia
Independent licensed valuers & Property valuation consultants
Established 1984 | Expert Valuation Advice | Licensed Valuers

Matt Garmony, Licensed Valuer elected to the WA State Committee of the API

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Garmony Property Consultants Managing Director and Licensed Valuer, Matt Garmony, was advised today by the Australian Property Institute (API) that he has been elected as a WA State Committee Member of the API. In his response to the API on news of his appointment, Matt stated “Although I have been active on numerous sub-committees and represented the API on several panels since 2004, I have not been on the state board/committee since my last term in 2001-2004. I look forward to being an ongoing and active member of the API and the property industry.” Matt was chairman of the Young Property Professionals ...

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Perth Subdued Residential Market Update – Valuers Perspective

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Our Perth based property valuers continue to report subdued market conditions in the residential valuations they undertake.  The Perth residential property market continues its long term slump. The median house price has fallen from $540,000 in June 2015 to $490,000 in June 2019 according to REIWA’s statistics. Sales volumes have also declined from 7116 homes to 4284 homes over the same period. WA Business News reported on 1 August 2019 that “Perth’s house price woes have worsened further, after it recorded the sharpest decline in median price of all Australian capital cities in June.” These subdued residential property market conditions in Perth ...

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Market Rental Valuation Reports – What should they include

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

The Licensed Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants prepare detailed Market Rental Valuation Reports for Market Rent Reviews. So what do our reports include? Our valuation reports need to meet the strict guidelines and standards of the Australian Property Institute (API). It also needs to comply with the Code of Conduct for Expert Witnesses and in Australian Courts or Tribunals.  The reader of the valuation report needs to obtain a clear understanding of the property, its location and its legal description. In some circumstances, the reader may be a judge, magistrate or mediator who has never visited the Property or Premises. So ...

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Certified Practising Valuers

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

A Certified Practising Valuer is Valuer meeting the requirements for Certified Practising Valuer as defined by the  Australian Property Institute (API). All Licensed Valuers employed by Garmony Property Consultants are Certified Practising Valuers. The API’s description and definition of a Certified Practising Valuer is as follows; Certified Practising Valuer is a person who, by education, training and experience is qualified to perform a valuation of real property in an objective and independent manner to help reduce risk and provide greater certainty for their clients. Certified Practising Valuers, who are accredited with the API, are industry professionals, the most highly qualified and recognised ...

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35 Years of Property Valuation Advice in Perth

Friday, March 29th, 2019

2019 marks 35 years of providing expert Valuation and Property Consultancy advice in Perth and Western Australia for the Licensed Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants. Established in 1984, initially as John Garmony & Associates, the property valuation company immediately became one of Perth’s first and foremost independent property valuation & consultancy firms. In 2006, the company changed it’s name to Garmony Property Consultants with Licensed Valuer, Matt Garmony, taking over as Managing Director. Since 1984, the company’s licensed valuers at have acted in a wide range of property valuation consulting situations on numerous property types throughout Perth & Western Australia. For 35 years, ...

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Valuations for Family Court in WA

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

  The Licensed Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants are specialists in providing valuations for matrimonial disputes and the Family Court of Western Australia for Residential, Commercial & Industrial property types. Our valuers can act for a single party to the dispute or as a single expert where we are instructed by and provide our valuation report to both parties, eliminating further disputes and streamlining the divorce process in relation to the division of property assets. We can tailor our valuation reports to our clients requirements, providing shorter reports for amicable meditations, whereby the parties are in agreement and just need an independent assessment of ...

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Garmony Welcomes Licensed Valuer Oscar D’Souza to their Valuation Team

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Garmony Property Consultants is proud to announce Licensed Valuer Oscar D’Souza has joined our valuation team. Oscar has been a Licensed Valuer and an Associate of the Australian Property Institute since 2002 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Property) at Curtin University and also a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Western Australia. With experience in real estate organisations such as Knight Frank Australia, Savills and Herron Todd White Valuers, Oscar started his own valuation consultancy and property management business in Geraldton (WA) in 2008 and then sold the business in 2015 in order to relocate back ...

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Valuation clients reviews

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Garmony Property Consultants are very proud of the feedback we have received from our valuation client reviews, who are very satisfied with our property valuation services and knowledge of the Western Australian property market. From retirement village valuations to specialised property ground lease market rent reviews, government asset valuations to expert valuations for litigation purposes, residential developments to commercial offices and everything in between, our licensed valuers have the experience and expertise to undertake most property valuation assessments. Click on the logos below to read the reviews from some of our happy clients or head to our reviews page on ...

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Garmony Property Consultants National Property Valuation Partnership

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Garmony Property Consultants is proud to be a member of Oceanic Property Valuations (OPV) who along with its Partner Firms, form one of the few truly independent national property valuation organisations across Australia.

Garmony Property Consultants are the Western Australian partner firm of Oceanic Property Valuations who provide expert property valuation and consultancy advice in Perth and Western Australia from our Licensed Valuers. Oceanic Property Valuations (OPV) are a national property valuation company who operate across Australasia and comprises multi-skilled property valuers and professionals with extensive senior property valuation and consulting experience, which specialises in offering independent and impartial property advice to a private, corporate and ...

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Stamp Duty and related party transfer valuations

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

When a property is being ‘sold’ or transferred to a family member, related party or related entity (superannuation fund transfer or family trust transfer) the Office of State Revenue may require the purchaser to pay Stamp Duty or Transfer Duty. A Transfer duty is a general tax imposed under the Duties Act 2008 (‘Duties Act’) on dutiable transactions over dutiable property (whether documented or not) including transfers of real estate and certain business assets. A Stamp Duty Valuation will be required. An independent property valuation by a licensed valuer of the property is required before an assessment is issued, when a dutiable transaction is between related parties, or the parties are ...

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