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    Cross the address out and put "GNA" (Gone No...

    Cross the address out and put "GNA" (Gone No Address) on the envelope with an arrow point to the return address and repost. It clears them out eventually.
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    Yes but that is in practice. For the purposes of...

    Yes but that is in practice. For the purposes of comparison, you'd compare non-leveraged investments. If you compared a $100k investment in shares with a $100k deposit on a house, which do you think...
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    Perhaps it was gross... a long time ago, so can't...

    Perhaps it was gross... a long time ago, so can't remember. I did find one that is similar to the ones I used to see... see below.



    Rent/Dividends are very accurate if not comparing a leveraged...
  4. Yes, I've done a patch before. Cost me $150.

    Yes, I've done a patch before. Cost me $150.
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    None that I know of. Yes I think they were...

    None that I know of.

    Yes I think they were using net returns.
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    Can't find any good links at the moment but I...

    Can't find any good links at the moment but I used to work as a financial adviser and every year there would be charts and figures coming out from investment firms showing how shares were better than...
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    Late to this discussion but I actually blogged...

    Late to this discussion but I actually blogged about this article and contacted Anne Gibson to let her know as some of his facts were wrong (since corrected) and there is a high level of convenient...
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    I have two places with alarms. Neither of them...

    I have two places with alarms. Neither of them have ever had tenants who used them. One for 10 years and the other for 7 yrs.
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    Don't have anything in Dargaville. Some investors...

    Don't have anything in Dargaville. Some investors made great capital gains but the trouble with those really small, cheap towns is that the cashflow isn't so great when you factor in maintenance,...
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    I'm in Whangarei. Most prospective tenants are...

    I'm in Whangarei. Most prospective tenants are low income earners such as caregivers and beneficiaries.
  11. I think the orders only stay on there for around...

    I think the orders only stay on there for around three years.
  12. Sandy at Natural Insulation should be able to...

    Sandy at Natural Insulation should be able to help with this - http://www.naturalinsulation.co.nz/auckland/
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    You could also try www.weebly.com

    You could also try www.weebly.com
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    But I buy a house with the money, so it's backed...

    But I buy a house with the money, so it's backed by a house :)
  15. Thread: Painting Costs

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    Thanks that's really useful :)

    Thanks that's really useful :)
  16. Thread: Painting Costs

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    Painting Costs

    Just wondering what sort of prices people are paying for interior painting these days?

    Here's the house details...
    Walls, ceilings and window frames to be painted - skirting is rimu.
    1960 -...
  17. If you haven't updated the tenancy agreement......

    If you haven't updated the tenancy agreement... why would you? Say that considering how badly things have gone so far that you are no longer willing to and go for eviction based on the original terms.
  18. Just agree to increase the rent over a fixed...

    Just agree to increase the rent over a fixed period. Same effect and legal.
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    You could try some engineered flooring...

    You could try some engineered flooring? It looks like solid timber flooring but is build in layers of real timber where the grains run across each other. Strong as anything. You can ask about it from...
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    Hahahaha... that is superb!

    Hahahaha... that is superb!
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    Very talented I'm sure but I tend to prefer women...

    Very talented I'm sure but I tend to prefer women without beards :)
  22. What he said...

    What he said...
  23. If I were voting in the interests of property...

    If I were voting in the interests of property investment, I probably wouldn't vote National... but you'd be a self-absorbed idiot to vote for that reason!
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    OK, buy a vintage investment Ferrari for weekends...

    OK, buy a vintage investment Ferrari for weekends and a Suzuki Alto to please the accountant.
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    Or you could buy the same house in a provincial...

    Or you could buy the same house in a provincial town on a larger section for about $400k. Buy a ferrari and a helicopter to travel to Auckland for fun and still have money left over to let you spend...
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