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    Hi Kgil006, A builder can measure it and you...

    Hi Kgil006,

    A builder can measure it and you can complete a self assessment form.

    cheers,

    Donna
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    Yeah, the building consent said it's to be in the...

    Yeah, the building consent said it's to be in the utility room but they decided the bedroom for both the meter and the switchboard. There was no valid reason for the switchboard to move from the...
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    An update - well it's getting a bit outrageous...

    An update - well it's getting a bit outrageous now. The electrician and builders margin has equated to just under $18K and the house is not complete and there's still room and ensuite in garage to...
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    Hi Alaska, Get advice on the numbers specific...

    Hi Alaska,

    Get advice on the numbers specific to you and your position. I.e. when you retire, what income you need when you retire, what's going to perform the best between now and then. So many...
  5. Hi Martin, Kiwis like a bit of DIY and...

    Hi Martin,

    Kiwis like a bit of DIY and electrical is one area that's not off limits to the handyman keen to save a bit of $$, yet when done wrong it can have catastrophic outcomes. When we bought...
  6. Hi Knielsen, Welcome to PropertyTalk. Have...

    Hi Knielsen,

    Welcome to PropertyTalk. Have you contacted your lawyer? You'll want a property lawyer with experience - rather than learning on the job so to speak.

    cheers,

    Donna
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    Yes they may take home the same as someone...

    Yes they may take home the same as someone earning $50 hr as a wage earner, but as sole traders or under a LTD they would legally pay less tax than a PAYE. Plus get the GST off too. If you can get...
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    Yeah and there will be some Landlords (probably...

    Yeah and there will be some Landlords (probably new to NZ) used to different living standards that genuinely believe a carpeted garage is a perfectly good living space.

    cheers,

    Donna
  9. Thread: You're Who?

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    LOL very good Perry :) I'm waiting for the Boris...

    LOL very good Perry :) I'm waiting for the Boris Johnson jokes.

    cheers,

    Donna
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    Our builders are charging $55 per hour + GST +...

    Our builders are charging $55 per hour + GST + 15% company margin. So that's $71.50 and we're in Kapiti. A sole operator with less overheads may be just the hourly rate + GST

    cheers,

    Donna
  11. Thread: Builder's pay

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    The challenge with renovations is they are seldom...

    The challenge with renovations is they are seldom straightforward especially with older homes or homes that have been tinkered with by the DIYer and there are so many of them here in NZ. We thought...
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    Gezz it's impossible to keep tenanted rentals up...

    Gezz it's impossible to keep tenanted rentals up to standard. Wouldn't it just be easier to give them notice and then get access to do the bathroom and whatever else needs doing (make the most of...
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    Umm I think you need to get a decent mortgage...

    Umm I think you need to get a decent mortgage broker and you won't have to pay the lawyers fees.

    cheers,

    Donna
  14. Thread: Builder's pay

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    Hi Ross, I agree with you :) However in...

    Hi Ross,

    I agree with you :) However in practice I've found it impossible to manage (the moving target of hours worked) and believe I'd need to be on site all the time - which for me it's not...
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    Your replies are in moderation as you're new :) -...

    Your replies are in moderation as you're new :) - but usually reviewed and released within hours.

    Are the stairs inside as diesel smells and there are sprays that don't have the smell.

    cheers,...
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    Yeah our rental is using the 9 KG bottles - it's...

    Yeah our rental is using the 9 KG bottles - it's connected professionally and located in subfloor - external access.

    cheers,

    Donna
  17. Thread: Builder's pay

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    I don't agree with Ross - I think you need to be...

    I don't agree with Ross - I think you need to be flexible and focus on getting the best builder for what you can afford and I doubt you'll find one that won't expect their 10 min morning and...
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    Sticky: We need the Govt to grow a big pair and get the...

    We need the Govt to grow a big pair and get the banks to support business with business loans so businesses can invest in their future. The banks as we know prefer property to business and their...
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    In one of our rentals we have the gas hobs and...

    In one of our rentals we have the gas hobs and the bottle outside.

    I read the cupboard would need to be properly vented and the connection using a copper pipe (not a DIY fiexi pipe). Plus if...
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    ^^Agree. The gas is poisonous isn't it. See this...

    ^^Agree. The gas is poisonous isn't it. See this here - explosion blew windows out. Simple operating errors cause gas leaks etc.

    cheers,

    Donna
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    Hi GML, I pay for the hours worked but it's...

    Hi GML,

    I pay for the hours worked but it's not always that easy to ascertain the exact hours unless you're onsite all the time. You could get them to present their timesheets with the invoice. ...
  22. I wonder how the mentors today share their tips...

    I wonder how the mentors today share their tips on how to purchase under value. Maybe they collect everyone's phone at the door so they're sure they're not being recorded. 8O They'd have to watch...
  23. Any guesses what the 'penalty' will be? It's not...

    Any guesses what the 'penalty' will be? It's not going to hurt Ron financially I'm sure his tax planning and asset protection is all bedded down. So a penalty against the limited liability company...
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    Love it Keys! I'm looking forward to the...

    Love it Keys! I'm looking forward to the response. Yes, if the desire was to genuinely help the underprivileged, they'd start with getting their own 'house' in order and the healthy homes applying...
  25. Thread: bright line test

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    I have a subscription so here's the breakdown. ...

    I have a subscription so here's the breakdown.

    $23m in unpaid taxes = traders, IRD say of which some are actively trying to hid the transaction by claiming it was their PPOR and there were were...
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