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    As a first investment, it sounds like it has...

    As a first investment, it sounds like it has absolutely destroyed your servicing.

    As a development site, it doesn't sound too bad. Rather than just looking at cosmetic renovations, have you...
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    Join the local PIA and educate yourself on...

    Join the local PIA and educate yourself on property investment. Always a great use of time in a flat / declining market.
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    Lamborghini, your weakness seems to be equity...

    Lamborghini, your weakness seems to be equity rather than cashflow. Moving to a 2 bedroom unit and might help you to save an extra $120 per week but won't help your equity situation (unless you...
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    South Auckland is pretty pricey at the moment....

    South Auckland is pretty pricey at the moment. You'd be lucky to get 6% yields for full sections (600 sqm+).
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    Shane are you now an agent? That's excellent...

    Shane are you now an agent? That's excellent work!

    TVJ - timber piles / new relocatables could be a cheaper option that concrete floor or building on site due to scaffolding. I know Keith Hay do...
  6. The $8k is mainly for the physical works and...

    The $8k is mainly for the physical works and project management fees.
  7. There's a lot of float within the price estimates...

    There's a lot of float within the price estimates - is the pipe going under concrete or lawn? Will Traffic Management Plans be needed? Are you going through a few neighbouring driveways? I did one...
  8. Hi BK no that wasn't me!

    Hi BK no that wasn't me!
  9. Hi Pegasus, How big was the relocated house?...

    Hi Pegasus,

    How big was the relocated house? Was it a single piece shift?

    Cheers
    AMR
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    I think the point is to make sure time wasters...

    I think the point is to make sure time wasters don't come in to the open homes.
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    It would be interesting to see data on global...

    It would be interesting to see data on global property prices vs travel time from say, London to Auckland or Shanghai to Auckland. If in the next 30 years we do see Mach 7 passenger planes from...
  12. Sorted out, it turns out we did the costs were...

    Sorted out, it turns out we did the costs were attached to the building consent rather than the resource consent. Should have done it the other way round but doesn't matter too much as we are...
  13. Development contributions timing - Auckland Council

    Hi all,

    For the developers out there - when are the development contributions usually due? I've received conflicting advice - it's either before issue of the CCC or on issue of the resource...
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    What type of unpermitted work?

    What type of unpermitted work?
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    The 20m road frontage is just one of the criteria...

    The 20m road frontage is just one of the criteria to meet. There are plenty of other criteria such as road frontage per house, driveway widths, adequate parking, sunlight...etc. It's not going to be...
  16. Jrad - no biggie - what you need to do now is to...

    Jrad - no biggie - what you need to do now is to gather all of the paperwork (plumbing cert, electrical CoC, maybe a letter from your builder) and fill in one of these forms.
    ...
  17. Ah, the double negatives :) They said "No, you...

    Ah, the double negatives :)

    They said "No, you don't require a building consent because the works are considered exempt."
  18. I've done it and they've said no. I brought in to...

    I've done it and they've said no. I brought in to scale plans with plumbing extension distances clearly marked, and I also asked the Department of Building and Housing for a second opinion - they...
  19. Draw the plans, go to council at Graham Street,...

    Draw the plans, go to council at Graham Street, ask if exempt.
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    Wattle Downs. Waterfront, new housing, good...

    Wattle Downs. Waterfront, new housing, good primary/intermediate, and within your budget. Closer to town than Parkhaven.

    If you don't mind older areas then Manukau Heights or Hill Park / the...
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    Where do you live? Where do you work? Are good...

    Where do you live? Where do you work? Are good school zones important to you?
  22. Thread: Duncan attacks Ron

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    It was a vendor who was extremely against...

    It was a vendor who was extremely against spending any money on the sale or place and kept declining offers because it didn't reach his price. The auction failed of course and after eventually trying...
  23. Thread: Duncan attacks Ron

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    The smaller agencies are great, especially when...

    The smaller agencies are great, especially when they try to do onsite auctions in the pouring rain with one week marketing.

    The most hilarious auctions are when private sellers try to do it...
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    A question for old-time property managers

    So I was looking at the average rent data from the Department of Building and Housing, did up a quick graph. The years between 1996 and 2001 show five years of static / declining rents. Was anyone...
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    At that size, it's would be controlled resource...

    At that size, it's would be controlled resource consent meaning council will have the discretion to set certain rules around services, etc. Probably non-notified.
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