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  1. Thread: Curtains

    by captain_kirk
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    Curtains

    I need to put in new curtains/blinds in a basement studio in Auckland - can anyone suggest a cost effective way to do this? Any suggestions?
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    Software

    Hi,
    I use Jan Somers' Somersoft software for my financial analysis - it is excellent.

    www.somersoft.com.au
  3. Poll: NZ

    Hi,

    I would say NZ is 'better' for a number of reasons.

    Proximity to everything - beaches, bush, cities, countryside - all within 1 hour's drive of most places.

    NO capital gains taxes or...
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    Tenant Needed

    You might want to try a free listing on the TradeMe website http://www.trademe.co.nz/flathunt/

    I have had a number of hits this week from this after two agents have had no luck with finding...
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    Auckland Meeting

    Hey guys - sounds like fun - I plan to attend
  6. Te Aroha

    Hi

    Thanks for the tip - I thought there we problems with flooding in Te Aroha?

    I assume there are opportunities for positive cashflow in Te Aroha?
    Where would I find data on capital growth?
    ...
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    Ranui/Swanson/Lincoln

    Thanks for the suggestions, guys. I had been looking at Ranui, as there are are number of places on full sites for a 'reasonable' cost. If anyone sees any worthwhile opportunities there please post...
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    Positive Cashflow in Auckland?

    Is this still possible? I would be interested in anyone's opinion on what areas would be worthwhile investigating in the current market.


    "Live long and prosper"
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    Revaluing

    Ok Cube

    So if for example I purchased a property for $350k two months ago and I did landscaping, painting etc and valuation came in at say $420k how would you go about using the increase in equity?
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    Auckland Painter

    Can anyone recommend a good (and reasonably priced painter) in Auckland - need to repaint exterior of house recently purchased.
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    Try Valuit Simon Darby Mobile Office:...

    Try Valuit

    Simon Darby
    Mobile Office: (South Island)
    Mobile: 025-2266 667
    Fax: (03) 359 2022
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  12. Thread: Roof

    by captain_kirk
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    Roof

    I need to replace a roof on a rental property I have just purchased (old one rusted through). Anyone suggest any tips to do this cost effectively?


    Live long and prosper
  13. Thread: New Stove

    by captain_kirk
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    Stove

    Hi Tamara,

    Just purchased a property and need to upgrade stove - please provide details as per your post
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    Auckland Handyman

    Hi,

    Have just bought an older property in Eastern Bays area of Auckland. Needs a lot of cosmetic maintenance - nothing major structurally.

    Can anyone recommend a good handyman / tradesman in...
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    KPI / ESC / et al

    Personally I find a lot of the slagging and negativity quite tiring. Sure there may be a lot of coloured advertorials in KPI however there are also a lot of good ideas. If one idea or referral can...
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    Commercial

    Donna,

    I have recently purchased a commercial property in Auckland - three tenants included. Positive cashflow plus one tenant spent over $100k on fitout improving the value of the property.
    ...
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    Coastal Property Still Popular

    Stage 2 might be worth looking at?

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,2776320a6007,00.html

    :idea:
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    New Tenants Available in Nelson!

    Looks like Glenn has some tenants for those who have rental property in Nelson!

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,2777272a6007,00.html
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    Leasehold?

    Does anyone have any experience or success in investing in leasehold properties?

    I have come across one in eastern suburbs of Auckland which has a lot of potential. Advantages
    1/ Lower cost /...
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    Positive Cash Flow

    Suggestions as to where to find +ve cashflow property today?

    I have been looking in Hamilton as Auckland is pretty hard without goijg to fringe areas with tenant hassles?

    Ideas??

    :idea:
    ...
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    Case Studies

    Marc,

    I would find a section on case studies from forum memebers and/or property writers worthwhile. Graeme Fowler's excellent book adopted this format and was quite inspiring as it details real...
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    Solicitors

    In my experience lawyers do not like losing client's work. I deal with a Big 4 law firm any have negotiated conveyancing fees to levels similar to local firms.

    Put the acid on your trust guy. Tell...
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