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

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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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 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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What is involved in the Property Valuation Process?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

  The valuation process is a detailed systematic procedure a licensed valuer follows to determine the market value or market rental value of a property.   Steps involved in valuation process are as follows: Written Instructions are required from client to comply with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation & Safety (Formally the Department of Commerce) requirements which need to include the name of the instructing party, the property address, the purpose the valuation is required and date of valuation. The Pre-inspection process involves researching relevant property information including zoning and services information and title information. Comparable sales and or rental evidence is also compiled. Our ...

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Expert Family Law Valuations

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Garmony Property Consultants are proud to be an exhibitor at this years Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia Conference on Saturday 9 September 2017. For those who are attending, please visit us and chat about our experience in providing Expert Family Law Valuations. Our Licensed Valuers and Property Consultants are specialists in providing valuations for matrimonial disputes and the Family Court of Western Australia for Residential, Commercial & Industrial property types. We can tailor our valuation reports providing shorter reports for amicable meditations, whereby the parties are in agreement and just need an independent assessment of the market value. We can also provide ...

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Expert Family Law Valuations

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Garmony Property Consultants are one of Perth’s leading independent Licensed Valuers and Property Consultant firms specialising in valuations for Family Law for Residential, Commercial & Industrial property types. The Licensed, Certified Practicing Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants, have a combined experience in the real estate and property industry of over 70 years and has been established since 1984. Our Valuers have extensive experience in a broad range of property related valuation matters across a wide range of commercial, industrial, residential and specialist property types for real estate valuations and property consultancy situations in Perth and Regional locations in Western Australia. We prepare numerous ...

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Valuing Strata lots and difficulties encountered

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Below is a summary of a presentation that Matt Garmony, Licensed Valuer and Managing Director of Garmony Property Consultants, gave to the Bachelor of Commerce – Property students at Curtin University in March 2015. The presentation provided the property students with an overview of Strata titled properties, Unit Entitlements, valuing strata lots and  issues we have identified for strata titled properties into the future. Should you have any questions in relation to strata titled properties and the valuation process, our licensed valuers will be more than willing to assist. VALUING STRATA LOTS AND DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED 2015.PDF

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