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  1. We live in Papatoetoe and invest in Manurewa....

    We live in Papatoetoe and invest in Manurewa. Personally I would go for something that is subdividable, there's not much margin being paid for subdividable properties at the moment compared with...
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    Hi Bluecoat would you mind posting up the address...

    Hi Bluecoat would you mind posting up the address for this place?
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    There have been some new house sales in the less...

    There have been some new house sales in the less attractive parts of Papatoetoe in the $850k - $950k range, looks like it could well be viable.
  4. The Proposed UP is quite old now and doesn't...

    The Proposed UP is quite old now and doesn't reflect a lot of the changes that have been discussed in the last two years.

    A lot of the setback and frontage requirements have now fallen away,...
  5. Thread: Is this Legal?

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    It does seem to be $650 per week with water...

    It does seem to be $650 per week with water included, but they probably want to advertise at $600 per week to get the advertisement to pop up in the right price search.
  6. As a rough guide for a single level unit without...

    As a rough guide for a single level unit without looking at the floor plans:

    1 bedroom to 2 bedroom conversion - 60 sqm minimum
    2 bedroom to 3 bedroom conversion - 80 sqm minimum

    You mention...
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    Moving plumbing fixtures a short distance within...

    Moving plumbing fixtures a short distance within the same bathroom (without adding another fixture) is considered exempt works.

    No consent will be required.
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    These are the noise contours for Papatoetoe West....

    These are the noise contours for Papatoetoe West.

    http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/council/documents/districtplanmanukau/maps/fig3-ana_18.pdf
    ...
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    The Puhinui Road end is pretty much under the...

    The Puhinui Road end is pretty much under the landing approach for the airport. Even brick and tile cladding can't keep the noise out. The northern end is good and handy to the train station. Running...
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    As another Papatoetoe local (been here for the...

    As another Papatoetoe local (been here for the last year) - great area, I've walked through the street many times late at night without any issues.

    For units try find something in smaller blocks...
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    Great work Gary, I was surprised you opted to do...

    Great work Gary, I was surprised you opted to do it yourself, well done!
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    1. Appears expensive but you need to tell us a...

    1. Appears expensive but you need to tell us a bit more about your site, did a minor recently for a flat site and ended up costing around 30-40k less than yours. Fair share of issues on our site as...
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    It is correct, a minor dwelling will always need...

    It is correct, a minor dwelling will always need a separate water meter.

    With other services such as stormwater, you can sometimes get away with sharing the same one as the house although this...
  14. BK yes that was me in the mag. We haven't caught...

    BK yes that was me in the mag. We haven't caught up for a while now :)

    The PAUP minimums are likely to go up I think, council is shifting towards an urban planning approach rather than a fairly...
  15. Why not wait for the PAUP and go for a full...

    Why not wait for the PAUP and go for a full subdivision with larger buildings?

    For minor dwellings I've used Duncan Lucas (MRL surveyors) in the past, got me out of a hairy situation with...
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    Property Mentoring?

    Property Mentoring?
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    That's almost an Auckland (Papakura) price! I...

    That's almost an Auckland (Papakura) price!

    I notice you have Hamilton apartment as an option, but why not Auckland apartments?
  18. Name them here

    Name them here
  19. Yea still doing that, it's taking a while because...

    Yea still doing that, it's taking a while because I keep changing the designs.
  20. Redevelopment purposes and proximity to where I...

    Redevelopment purposes and proximity to where I live. It's about 5 minutes drive off-peak for me. If I had any in Central I'd get them managed.
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    There's a few other options to look at as well. ...

    There's a few other options to look at as well.

    Option 3: Build a minor dwelling, extend later and then subdivide out (or have a separate sleepout with no internal access now, but open a doorway...
  22. Thanks for your help Keys.

    Thanks for your help Keys.
  23. Terminating old tenancy and replacing with a new one (same tenants)

    Hi all,

    I am considering bringing my property management back in house and need to make a few changes to the TA to cover the following changes:


    Transfer the agreement from my PM company's...
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    It's all to do with the length of distance a...

    It's all to do with the length of distance a resident has to travel if there is a fire. Google "Compliance Documents" or "Exit Routes". If you want to go building consent way you may need a fire...
  25. ICBC 12 month fixed is 4.85%. Similar to BNZ?

    ICBC 12 month fixed is 4.85%. Similar to BNZ?
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