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    You can bet I will not do a lick of work on...

    You can bet I will not do a lick of work on anything that might be a grey area unless i have their full agreement that they will not cave in if there are still demands--Its a one party agreement or...
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    Gotta say its a bit weird being on this side of...

    Gotta say its a bit weird being on this side of the equation--Its usually our tenants I deal with --but I hate injustice on either side
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    Am I right in assuming that the LL has to give...

    Am I right in assuming that the LL has to give them a chance to fix before withholding bond--he is now talking about damage behind fridge and I am a retired painter by trade-----or would it be best...
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    Excellent advice --That puts the ball into his...

    Excellent advice --That puts the ball into his court--The obnoxious PM simply said ''take me to the tribunal'' when queried about why they were deducting for the carpet which was in terrible shape...
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    In a way --It seems the one time that the...

    In a way --It seems the one time that the landlord has the advantage.

    If he has no grounds to charge for carpets that are fully depreciated--Is informed of that in writing -and does so anyway --i...
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    PS -the owner is a bit greedy and ,through the PM...

    PS -the owner is a bit greedy and ,through the PM was already getting a high rent for the area--after 6mos he then increased it to an unrealistic amount --The tenants were ready to go anyway but even...
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    Greedy PM with the bond

    My daughter and friends have been renting a place on the shore and are running into problems with the PM.
    Its a pretty common story of a greedy owner who is trying to hold bond for things that were...
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    In the real world that statement is true if you...

    In the real world that statement is true if you do it and dont come to the attention of IRD and false if they have a look.

    I bought a few different shares to hold long term but sold both when they...
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    If you sell your Xero shares and make a big...

    If you sell your Xero shares and make a big profit in a relatively short term you must pay tax on profits.
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    One thing for sure --The guns are out. disc-I...

    One thing for sure --The guns are out.

    disc-I believe that when prices increase like they have over the last year in Auck.-Its like providing rope to hang ourselves with.---a little slower,but...
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    Our last house we bought some years back was from...

    Our last house we bought some years back was from a Chinese woman and was full of Chinese students--she would turn up every Friday to get cash in hand(no disrespect to hard working Chinese) but that...
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    Correct me if Im wrong ,but did anyone think they...

    Correct me if Im wrong ,but did anyone think they could buy a house and resell it in 2 years without having to pay tax on the increase in value,under the old system?--Just sounds like a play on words...
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    But electricity does

    But electricity does
  14. Thread: mildew problem

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    do you have ceiling insulation ?--If not ,that...

    do you have ceiling insulation ?--If not ,that will do it
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    Also extra costs to take into consideration...

    Also extra costs to take into consideration (stamp duty-etc etc.)
  16. Thread: Matarua

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    Southland (on the way to Gore)

    Southland (on the way to Gore)
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    There is paint that is made to stick to glossy...

    There is paint that is made to stick to glossy surfaces-ie. glass-tiles-etc so it is doable--could be a little dangerous if people didnt realize that that solid looking surface was glass--(you can...
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    Prolly gonna aggravate IMO

    Prolly gonna aggravate IMO
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    Yes ,for the time being,especially due to the...

    Yes ,for the time being,especially due to the fact that we are off for 2.5 months on a break.
    The real issue will be when it comes time to do something ongoing(like painting the outside windows...
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    Better Call Saul

    Better Call Saul
  21. Thread: Cost of paint job

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    see above...

    see above...
  22. Thread: Cost of paint job

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    Staining is easier in almost all cases-(but it...

    Staining is easier in almost all cases-(but it does require some skill not to flick it all over,as it is thinner than paint)
    stain generally soaks in to wood so you dont remove it -It generally just...
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    PS--thats about 1 -4liter can per coat (cost...

    PS--thats about 1 -4liter can per coat (cost depends on the painters disc.)
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    Just as a follow up--once confronted with the...

    Just as a follow up--once confronted with the facts,she has become very obliging-and either her or her mother will be there when we need to enter-while not solving the issue of having the burglar...
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    Keep in mind ,that once you win and are granted...

    Keep in mind ,that once you win and are granted termination,there is still a lag while waiting for a bailiff to action and set a firm date as to when they turn up.
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