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  1. I thought there was some provision for long term...

    I thought there was some provision for long term renters. I recall a very savvy accountant I knew renting long term in Te Puke or Rotorua I think, she mentioned terms over 7 years came under a...
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    It is a positive to have the termite barrier...

    It is a positive to have the termite barrier rather than a negative. Find out about how to check for termites in the future. A quick tip is to look for mud tracks up the concrete pad the house is...
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    I figure my trust will protect me from...

    I figure my trust will protect me from non-serious relationships which may run a little over the 3 year mark, but not from a 10 year proper relationship.
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    Are you aware your parents may be put under...

    Are you aware your parents may be put under financial stress and/or lose some of their money
    What happens if you couldn't make your payment/s
    Also, if you get into a relationship and the property...
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    I used to use the free one through the property...

    I used to use the free one through the property investors assn. Also, always check references. I have discovered people do not do this much! If you are not sure what to ask just start with the...
  6. As a rental inspector in Western Australia where...

    As a rental inspector in Western Australia where almost all showers are tiled, I make a careful note to check passage walls or whatever wall is backing onto the shower head. Most problems I come...
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    I can't see much difference in waiting to set the...

    I can't see much difference in waiting to set the trust up if you are not sure about it. The ongoing compliance for a trust can cost a fair bit annually and you always need to make sure your...
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    Remember to always ask for a discount on your...

    Remember to always ask for a discount on your rate, they always give you one while the hoards pay full price as they don't ask.

    October - various options are on the table to make it harder to...
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    I have a check meter for the 1 bedroom unit at a...

    I have a check meter for the 1 bedroom unit at a similar property, but it only works if you read it. My PM's don't like to, but water is cheap there so I don't push it.
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    Most of it is being a counsellor, ambassador and...

    Most of it is being a counsellor, ambassador and negotiator. And having a polite bullshit radar :-)

    In general time management is a top skill required, otherwise you can spend all day dealing...
  11. Have a look at your lease and the 'Holding Over'...

    Have a look at your lease and the 'Holding Over' section. This will tell you what happens once the lease goes over it's expiry, but not how to renew it.

    As above you just renew it as usual if you...
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    If you end up paying 14-15% it is not worth it. ...

    If you end up paying 14-15% it is not worth it. You are likely to still pay an application etc fee. Why not add it to the mortgage as a redraw then once it is paid back you can re-use it.

    You...
  13. Thread: Stupid Banks

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    I found with BNZ a few years ago they wanted a...

    I found with BNZ a few years ago they wanted a savings account and DC salary. The savings account was for them to transfer the loan payment from, and I set up a DC from my main account at another...
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    These were good houses in good locations with bad...

    These were good houses in good locations with bad street appeal mainly, one I can think of was an almost new house with weeds up around the windows and people (tenants) sleeping all over the place...
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    I had one done for insurance a while ago and...

    I had one done for insurance a while ago and couldn't get a quote as it depended if the old wires came out without breaking I recall. As it turned out it was under $2,000, closer to $1250? as they...
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    I found in NZ there are not many property...

    I found in NZ there are not many property managers. In Oz there are heaps. Karratha is approx the size of Te Puke which has I think single figures of PM's. Karratha has over 50. I have no idea...
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    I spent a year as a salesperson many years ago,...

    I spent a year as a salesperson many years ago, before I started investing in property. It opened my eyes to the bargains no-one wanted which were staring me in the face! I left that job due to the...
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    You don't have to do anything, but if you wanted...

    You don't have to do anything, but if you wanted to drop a load of metal to top it up & run weatherstrip around the windows & doors it may keep the tenants happy. They may even do the work if you...
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    This has happened several years ago to me. They...

    This has happened several years ago to me. They were dreadful to deal with and could not work out where the meter was etc. I recall we paid the bill off over time, maybe some was written off? ...
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    Wellington is on a fault line, Auckland is on...

    Wellington is on a fault line, Auckland is on volcanoes.

    I suspect there is more concern about fault lines at the moment, but a larger factor has to be that the rest of the world is closer & more...
  21. Thread: Interest Rates

    by Tan
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    I have found since I have been in Oz but have an...

    I have found since I have been in Oz but have an NZ mortgage that NZ tends to follow Oz.

    At the moment the OCR here is still reducing despite Sydney booming. The rest of the country is not doing...
  22. Thread: Interest Rates

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    Remember to always ask for a discount.

    Remember to always ask for a discount.
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    I'd keep it very short so she doesn't have...

    I'd keep it very short so she doesn't have anything to grab onto, and bearing in mind he will be moving out just put them off.

    I'd text that you are continuing to look into the matter and are...
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    I emailed my bank in NZ and asked for a discount...

    I emailed my bank in NZ and asked for a discount on their 5.8% 6 month deal about a month ago. They replied with 5.45%. Didn't even have to speak to them, no worries. If it was for longer I...
  25. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id...

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10886146

    http://propertyplusnorthland.co.nz/articles/entry/housing_nz_leases_whats_the_deal_with_frank_newman/
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