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  1. Thread: Property WOF

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    Squatting in Christchurch's quake abandoned buildings

    When one reads this sort of thing, the WoF debate
    sort-of pales into the insignificance it deserves.
  2. Optimist!....

    Optimist!....
  3. Thread: Property WOF

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    I think that's a clever distraction in itself....

    I think that's a clever distraction in itself. There is only one issue: should residential dwellings have
    a WoF? To split them off into single storey, multi-storey, apartments, rented, leased,...
  4. Thread: Property WOF

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    My view is the most tenants do have control. ...

    My view is the most tenants do have control.

    Control over what they do that precludes or predisposes mould.

    I have seen mould on shower curtains and walls in a rental that is fully insulated....
  5. Capital Gains Tax - The Lazy Solution ...

    Capital Gains Tax - The Lazy Solution
    Jo Doolan
    26 April 2015
  6. Thread: Property WOF

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    Simply put - there are too many generalisations...

    Simply put - there are too many generalisations and unsubstantiated assertions, as they relate specifically to NZ.



    That's a strawman logical fallacy. You asserted:


    I did not ask for a...
  7. Thread: Property WOF

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    You're wrong. Presently a rental-only WoF is a...

    You're wrong. Presently a rental-only WoF is a political football. It is not a recommendation, except
    by council cash rangers, plus a few airheads and drongos who don't want it applied to all...
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    Interesting news snippet from one web site:

    Interesting news snippet from one web site:
  9. Thread: Property WOF

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    Christchurch Mayor Backs Rental WOF...

    Christchurch Mayor Backs Rental WOF
    24 April 2015



    That last bit is code speak for "another potential Council revenue source."
  10. Thread: mildew problem

    by Perry
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    Most of the examples of dampness / higher...

    Most of the examples of dampness / higher humidity (and mildew
    consequences) that I've encountered have been caused directly by
    the occupants living habits rather than by some structural defect.
    ...
  11. Thread: mildew problem

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    If only it were as simple as that. :icon_twisted:

    If only it were as simple as that. :icon_twisted:
  12. Thread: Property WOF

    by Perry
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    Deft Definitions

    Ahhh, so it's a recommendation, then? That's different to:




    In addition to your definition of habitable, please also define what is normal living.
  13. Thread: mildew problem

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    Agreed. But is 'damp' the right word? In some...

    Agreed. But is 'damp' the right word? In some cases, I suspect
    'humid' would be better. High humidity sometimes helps as it
    reduces evaporation of skin surface moisture, so making the
    occupants...
  14. Thread: Property WOF

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    The worried wouldn't get anything else largely...

    The worried wouldn't get anything else largely says it all.


    You know that how? Or are you speculating?

    Using Christchurch is a really bad choice. Most everyone knows that
    there is no...
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    I'm no fan of Shonkey, but it has the look of a...

    I'm no fan of Shonkey, but it has the look of a set up. If playful banter and 'horsing around' is
    the usual daily behaviour pattern for patrons and staff, what's the big deal?

    But it is a...
  16. Thread: Property WOF

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    And nobody asked the question: Did the tenant do...

    And nobody asked the question:
    Did the tenant do something to make the hole?
    Does the tenant have piles of rubbish outside?
    Or any number of other, obvious question like
    is there any alternative...
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    You need to read the terms and conditions which...

    You need to read the terms and conditions which will be
    there and might relate to poor or non-performance. Make
    sure you issue the 30 day termination notice right now,
    while you trawl through the...
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    DT = Disputes Tribunal. Found your contract...

    DT = Disputes Tribunal.

    Found your contract with the PM, yet?
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    Keys made mention of it, here...

    Keys made mention of it, here.
    And the consequences for LLs
    and tenants & TT applications.
  20. As soon as I saw this . . . . . . I stopped...

    As soon as I saw this . . .


    . . . I stopped reading.

    As has been tritely observed before: nothing new here - move on.
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    New Web Site for DBH

    22 April 2015.
    Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has today launched the
    new tenancy website, developed by the MBIE.

    Drone House Media Release here: New tenancy website launched.
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    You now need to give fuller details of the...

    You now need to give fuller details of the contract between you and the PM. It's difficult to be helpful without them.



    If the present PM wont agree, you will have to force the issue. I.e. Get...
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    By the way, between letter and lettee, it's a...

    By the way, between letter and lettee, it's a Tenancy Agreement.
    Between you and the PM, it's a contract, or authorisation contract
    to act as your agent. What are the contract terms in relation to...
  24. A corollary observation. Dishwashers usually...

    A corollary observation.

    Dishwashers usually have in-line filters. Mine
    has two per hose. Some tapware warranties
    are void if there's no filter where the water
    comes in to the house.
    ...
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    Well, going by the recent announcement over the...

    Well, going by the recent announcement over the airpoints crash-landing
    by BNZ, they have little concern for their customers or their costs.

    (emphasis is mine)

    I suspect many forumites will...
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