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  1. I agree Gary, probably talk to a mortgage broker...

    I agree Gary, probably talk to a mortgage broker with a number of grey hairs and broad experience with a number of different banks to see how they'll act. The banks were playing nicely last recession...
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    Maybe it's time to do another update Gary! A...

    Maybe it's time to do another update Gary! A year and a half in the boom is a long time.
  3. Just outsource the renovations? It will...

    Just outsource the renovations? It will definitely speed things up a lot.
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    I was recently in the market (as a tenant)...

    I was recently in the market (as a tenant) looking at places near Manukau to live in. Looked at apartments near Manukau but ended up opting for a single level unit in Papatoetoe which was much larger...
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    Yes there are cases for crosslease, but it's not...

    Yes there are cases for crosslease, but it's not done under the UTA, more of a voluntary thing the owners in the past have decided to set up. I had one crosslease where the previous owners had set up...
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    It is outrageously expensive if it's just...

    It is outrageously expensive if it's just provision of insurance cert. They should have a copy on hand and it would take less than 5 minutes to send through?
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    As seller - sounds ok as there are two...

    As seller - sounds ok as there are two certificates (section 36 from memory?) that you'll need to provide the buyer with under the unit titles act?
  8. Thread: I give up

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    Edison - are you able to give us an example of...

    Edison - are you able to give us an example of the type of properties you are offering?
  9. Why not just be upfront with them? The new...

    Why not just be upfront with them? The new landlord is likely to increase rents / ask for vacant possession anyway. Some warning would be better than none.
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    There's a practice note if you are in Auckland: ...

    There's a practice note if you are in Auckland:
    ...
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    Where is this? Anything over 7% in the current...

    Where is this? Anything over 7% in the current market is amazing! I've just gotten my home and income valued and the valuer was using a cap rate of 6.5%.

    Ben agree with everyone else here. The...
  12. That would value the property at around $7,000...

    That would value the property at around $7,000 per sqm.

    What sort of net yield would the buyer be picking it up for?

    Agree with the others, my inclination in your position would be to counter...
  13. Hi Starcrafty, To answer your questions: ...

    Hi Starcrafty,

    To answer your questions:

    Question 1 - Your analysis is correct and indicates that the yield is low and you've already run a number of sensitivity tests confirming this. So the...
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    Hi Damap, have we met in person before?

    Hi Damap, have we met in person before?
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    It would be the disputes tribunal rather than the...

    It would be the disputes tribunal rather than the tenancy tribunal. Keep times and dates of disturbances, take photos of your noise meter, correspondence between you and the LL, etc.
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    Damap - you're probably right re the better areas.

    Damap - you're probably right re the better areas.
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    For a good subdivision, the equity margin / gain...

    For a good subdivision, the equity margin / gain is at least 20% and can still get good incremental yields of 8-9%. Which allows you to refinance and do more projects.

    For a minor dwelling, there...
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    Incremental return is close to 14%, it doesn't...

    Incremental return is close to 14%, it doesn't look bad at all.

    Return on standalone MHU is around 10-11% in Auckland, depending on area but with minimal equity growth. For comparison I've just...
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    Wow, looking at the development contribution of...

    Wow, looking at the development contribution of $4418 I assume you're based outside Auckland?
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    Suicide of an occupier is neither a breach of the...

    Suicide of an occupier is neither a breach of the building code or the resource management act. Nothing wrong with the place.

    In terms of disclosure, this ruling might help you out.
    ...
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    Looked into Harmoney and P2P lending. The...

    Looked into Harmoney and P2P lending. The drawback of this is unless you have a huge amount of unleveraged equity it doesn't generate enough cashflow to be worthwhile.
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    Property Trader, which rules do you think can be...

    Property Trader, which rules do you think can be safely broken?
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    3-4 houses away from the road down the right of...

    3-4 houses away from the road down the right of way will be ok as your neighbours would absorb the noise. It's still close to the main road and the shops, malls, etc, but without the noise issues....
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    If there isn't a pylon close to it (i.e not...

    If there isn't a pylon close to it (i.e not visible), not close to a busy road or railways, I would suggest it's probably a reasonable hold. The southern side of Mangere East and Mangere town centre...
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    Is this a North Shore property Ahar? Try...

    Is this a North Shore property Ahar? Try searching under Auckland - the supercity changes have meant that everything is lumped together now.
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