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

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Licensed Valuer Required

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

If working with experienced Licensed Valuers on a broad range of property types and assignments sounds appealing, then we want to hear from you. Licensed Valuer job opportunity. We require a Licensed Valuer, who has, or is looking to gain a comprehensive knowledge in residential, commercial and industrial property valuations and to be exposed to our more complex valuation and consultancy assignments. You will work with industry leaders in a dynamic professional team environment. You will gain exposure and experience to an extensive range of property types for a variety of purposes including but not limited to feasibility analysis, compensation assessments and rental ...

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PERTH RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – MAY 2022

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

The Perth residential property market has experienced a steady start to 2022. From April 2021 there has been an annual increase of 6.7% with the median house value being $522,128. Residential Real Estate agents are continuing to report a lack of listings and supply with continued strong demand, which is creating a competitive Perth residential property market, and causing an increase in Perth residential property market values. In addition to this, the building industry is flat-out with new home constructions, which is the flow on affect from the government’s COVID-19 building stimulus. Building costs have skyrocketed and building timeframes have almost doubled. ...

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Trainee Valuer Required

Thursday, March 31st, 2022

Garmony Property Consultants require an enthusiastic Curtin University property student or graduate who is looking for a fantastic start to their career in the property valuation industry as a Trainee Valuer in our valuation team. Our trainee or assistant valuers receive one-on-one training from recognised industry leading Licensed Valuers, undertaking extensive market research and assisting our licensed valuers with site inspections and report drafting. This hands on approach provides our trainee valuers with a detailed understanding of the property valuation industry. Please click on this link to our Careers Page to read the full details on the Trainee Valuer position that is currently available ...

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Unimproved Value Objections for Unimproved Site Value

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

The Licensed Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants undertake numerous Valuations for the objection of the assessed Unimproved Value which is the basis for Land Tax assessments in Western Australia. If, following our valuation investigation it is decided an objection is warranted, our Licensed Valuers can submit the prescribed objection form as your “Agent” and liaise with the Valuer Generals Office throughout the objection process. Land Tax is an annual tax, based on a rate in the dollar of the Unimproved Value (UV) of the land, assessed by the Valuer Generals Office at Landgate.  Under the Valuation of Land Act 1978, “Any ...

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Development Site Feasibility Analysis

Thursday, February 24th, 2022

Our licensed valuers and property valuation consultants often assist clients with development site feasibility analysis to determine what a potential purchaser could afford to pay for a site that has development potential.  The property valuer’s feasibility analysis can also determine if a project is economically viable. The valuers analyse and interpret the market sales evidence, review other consultants town planning and engineering cost advice and prepare a Hypothetical analysis or Discounted Cash Flow approach to determine the highest and best use Market Value.  This method of analysis, along with the comparable sales method, provides owners or potential purchasers with an accurate, ...

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Expert Witness Valuations

Friday, January 28th, 2022

Garmony Property Consultants Licensed Valuers have extensive experience in preparing Expert Witness Valuations for numerous Western Australian Court and Strata Administrative Tribunal matters for Land Compensation, Litigation, Strata Title issues, Family Court matters and Rental Valuation disputes. As an expert witness, our licensed valuers have provided detailed critiques and forensic expert witness valuation reviews for our clients’ complex property matters.  Garmony Property Consultant’s experience and understanding of the court process, eye for detail and broad knowledge of valuation methodologies and industry practices for a wide range of property types, enables us to assist our clients with their litigation proceedings. For more ...

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Unimproved Value Objections for Land Tax Assessments

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

The Department of Finance – Office of State Revenue’s Land Tax notices are being delivered to landowners. The Government has not altered rate in the dollar amount for the calculation of Land Tax payments based on the assessed Unimproved Land Value. Landowners often question the amount of Rates that are required to be paid. In most circumstances, commercial property landowners pass the cost of Land Tax onto tenants, who then dispute the amount of rates to be paid. Only the Unimproved Value or UV can be objected to. Not the rate in the dollar. This requires an Unimproved Value Objections ...

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Merry Christmas from Garmony Property Consultants

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

The Perth property valuation team at Garmony Property Consultants would like to wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2022. We will close our office on Wednesday 22 December 2021 and will re-open on Wednesday 5 January 2022. We look forward to being of assistance with any of your property valuation needs when we return in 2022.    This year our chosen Christmas charity is the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.   https://www.prostate.org.au/donate/

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Licensed Valuer Position Vacant

Friday, November 19th, 2021

Licensed Valuer Position Vacant. If working with the experienced licensed valuers on a broad range of property types and assignments in an exciting and rewarding team environment sounds appealing, then we want to hear from you. We require a licensed valuer, who has or is looking to gain a comprehensive knowledge in residential, commercial and industrial, and to be exposed to our more complex valuation and consultancy assignments. You will work with industry leaders in a dynamic professional team environment with exposure to an extensive range of property types for a variety of purposes including but not limited to feasibility analysis, ...

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Proud Supporter of the Como Rotary Club Car Show

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

Garmony Property Consultant’s property valuation team is once again a proud supporter of the Como Rotary Club Car Show, being held Sunday 3rd October 2021 from 10am to 3pm at Wesley College South Perth. Come along to view an fantastic range of well loved classic cars and modern beauties. Net proceeds go to Como Rotary and Wesley College charities.

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Trainee Property Valuer required

Friday, May 28th, 2021

We require an enthusiastic property student or graduate who is looking for a fantastic start to their career in the property valuation industry as a Trainee Property Valuer.   We require a Curtin University Property Student who is completing or has recently completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Property to work with our experienced, dynamic team of Licensed Valuers as a Trainee Property Valuer. Our company offers property students and graduates a broad exposure to the property industry, our innovative property databases and our professional work environment. Our trainee or assistant valuers receive one-on-one training from recognised industry leaders, undertaking extensive market research ...

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New Valuation Team Members

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Garmony Property Consultants are pleased to announce new valuation team members to our property valuation company in Perth. Licensed Valuer, Hanni Morcos joins our valuation team, having been in the property valuation industry since 2006. Hanni’s experience is diverse, for both residential and commercial valuations in metropolitan and regional locations of Western Australia. Hanni’s broad knowledge includes valuations of single houses for Mortgage Security and Family Court purposes through to valuations of englobo land parcels and multi lot residential subdivisions. Hanni has also undertaken market valuations for commercial properties in the Perth metropolitan area. Phuong Le, who has been a member of ...

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Licensed Valuer Position Vacancy

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

If working with the experienced valuers on a broad range of property types and assignments in an exciting and rewarding team environment sounds appealing, then we want to hear from you about our licensed valuer position. We require an experienced licensed valuer, with a comprehensive knowledge in commercial, industrial and residential valuations, to accommodate our more complex valuation and consultancy assignments. You will work with industry leaders in a dynamic professional team environment with exposure to an extensive range of property types for a variety of purposes including but not limited to feasibility analysis, compensation assessments and rental valuation assignments for ...

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Perth Residential Property Market is Improving

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

The Perth residential property market is improving as we start 2021. There is increased buyer activity, building activity is booming and the residential vacancy rate is at an all-time low. REIWA (Real Estate Institute of Western Australia) reported on 4 January 2021, there has been a “significant increase in buyer activity” in December which is traditionally a quieter month. Although Perth Median House Price remains stable at $480,000, REIWA reported “December sales saw 3067 transactions for the month which is an increase of 42.5 percent when compared to the same time last year.” REIWA further reported on 1 February 2021 that ...

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Owners and tenants rights to compensation

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Owners and tenants rights to compensation

The Licensed Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants are highly experienced in providing expert compensation valuations outlining land owners and tenants rights to Compensation as a result of land being required for State and Federal Governments road and rail infrastructure. The State Government is investing significantly in road and rail infrastructure, spending approximately $6.5 billion in an unprecedented building program including major projects such as Metronet, Armadale Road & North Lake Road Bridge and the Bunbury Outer Ring Road (BORR). With most infrastructure projects, additional privately owned land is required and is acquired (often compulsorily) ...

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Garmony Property Consultants – Part of Civic MJD Australia – National Property Valuers

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Garmony Property Consultants is a Principal Partner Firm of Civic MJD Australia – National Property Valuers

Garmony Property Consultants is proud to be a Principal Partner firm of Civic MJD Australia – National Property Valuers(formerly Oceanic Property Valuations). Civic MJD Australia (Formally – Oceanic Property Valuations (OPV)) are a national property valuation company who operate across Australia 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 government client base in a co-ordinated property valuation service across Australasia. Civic MJD Australia is not a subsidiary of any ...

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Licensed Valuation for the HomeBuilder Government Grant

Monday, July 27th, 2020

HomeBuilder Grant Valuations – How the Licensed Valuers at Garmony Property Consultants can help

The Australian Government HomeBuilder provides eligible owner-occupiers with a $25,000 federal government grant to build a new home or substantially renovated an existing home. One of the requirements of HomeBuilder is to obtain a written valuation by a licensed valuer of the existing value of your home. This is know as the Market Value “As is”. The licensed valuers at Garmony Property Consultants can provide you with a Licensed Valuation for the HomeBuilder Government Grant application of the existing value of your home or vacant lot. To access ...

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Objecting to the Gross Rental Value Assessment

Monday, July 27th, 2020

1 July 2020 will be the effective date for the updated Gross Rental Values used by Local Councils to assess their Council Rates. These Council Rates will be based on the latest Gross Rental Value assessment or GRV by the Valuer General with the Date of Valuation being 1 August 2018. This is the first re-assessment of the GRV since the previous date of assessment in 2015 when the rental market across all property sectors was stronger. We are expecting Landowners and their Tenants will be questioning if the latest assessments are correct and if it is worthwhile objecting to ...

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