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  1. Thread: Property WOF

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    Loads of evidence to this ends, ask any...

    Loads of evidence to this ends, ask any contractor working for Housing New Zealand or workers at CYF.

    The interesting thing is a lot of these rentals were owner occupied prior to the greedy...
  2. Thread: Property WOF

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    Ensure your wall cavities are dry. Leaks or...

    Ensure your wall cavities are dry. Leaks or moisture accumulation issues in wall cavities can be made worse by installing insulation, and can lead to timber decay and toxic mould growth. To make sure...
  3. I'm waiting 4.95% is paying itself down nicely

    I'm waiting 4.95% is paying itself down nicely
  4. Thread: Property WOF

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    Personally I think they should regulate diet...

    Personally I think they should regulate diet before anything else this has far more adverse effects on health than anything else. If you are obese, eat a diet lacking in necessities and do no...
  5. Thread: Property WOF

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    What was the health of the population like in the...

    What was the health of the population like in the years where insulation wasn't common? Also seems low humidity is the key to influenza survival.
  6. Hmm do they exclude holiday homes or are they...

    Hmm do they exclude holiday homes or are they included as investments too?
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    If the owners are in the UK, who is going to give...

    If the owners are in the UK, who is going to give you access do you expect the vendors agent to do it for free?
  8. A good carpet installer should be able to do a...

    A good carpet installer should be able to do a patch repair using existing from a cupboard or some spare, think around $120 when I last looked how long since the tenants moved out?
  9. Surely the increasing elderly population is going...

    Surely the increasing elderly population is going to have an impact esp with the huge rise in Licence to occupy retirement villages?
  10. Think the poster is wanting to claim his home...

    Think the poster is wanting to claim his home office for being essentially a PM for the property?
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    Maybe direct your query to the REA, not sure if...

    Maybe direct your query to the REA, not sure if they can help but might be worth trying.
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    I have partial cedar on my place and it is...

    I have partial cedar on my place and it is stained a dark brown colour, staining would be less labour intensive than painting but would depend on what the cladding is. My house was built in 1996.
  13. Hopefully its not beside anyone's house on here.

    Hopefully its not beside anyone's house on here.
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    My parents power bill drops dramatically over...

    My parents power bill drops dramatically over winter due to the wet back and my mother cooks almost everything on theirs - rural area. I'm not that organised but I like the option if I need it. ...
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    This season we haven't paid for wood yet but...

    This season we haven't paid for wood yet but that's not my point I like my house toasty warm and I'm guessing the prices for that from a heat pump will blow those estimates (rough guess house would...
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    Ill never be convinced that heat pumps are better...

    Ill never be convinced that heat pumps are better than fires :)
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    Why do so many people (esp Landlord bashers)...

    Why do so many people (esp Landlord bashers) appear to not know this?
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    Why auction? Why not get a valuer (maybe a pre...

    Why auction? Why not get a valuer (maybe a pre purchase report as well) and the rest of the family get their own valuation as well then make a fair offer to the family based on that? So much...
  19. Have a look at Ikeas kitchen this is where most I...

    Have a look at Ikeas kitchen this is where most I knew purchased theirs from. Plumbing electricity was capped of on exit ready for the new tenant to connect to.
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    Have this in Dunedin (1960's) and it was great,...

    Have this in Dunedin (1960's) and it was great, was going to put it in Tauranga (1996) but found the bedrooms get to a good temp without it.
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    LOl nice reply after you stated the exact thing...

    LOl nice reply after you stated the exact thing they said didn't work for them in the first place.
  22. I'm more than happy for tenants to provide their...

    I'm more than happy for tenants to provide their own kitchens, saw this is practise while overseas and they thought it was odd they come with our rentals -'what happens if you don't like the kitchen"...
  23. Probably his buddy so easy to get a story out of...

    Probably his buddy so easy to get a story out of him when they are in need
  24. Isn't he the same guy who suggested renting is...

    Isn't he the same guy who suggested renting is better cos he can live in a mansion he couldn't afford to buy?
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    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cf...

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11229770

    this makes for an interesting read re failed repairs and moisture probes.
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