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    I suspect the Ministers of Housing (there are 3...

    I suspect the Ministers of Housing (there are 3 at last count) will put their collective heads together then their Boss will work out that this battle with landlords is not helping their cause.
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  2. half the reviews are 5/5 yet you focus on the...

    half the reviews are 5/5 yet you focus on the ONE that is 1/5

    why choose to focus on the ONE review vs. the majority of feedback?
  3. Sometimes the best strategy is to do nothing.

    Sometimes the best strategy is to do nothing.
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    If you're happy in China earning good money I'd...

    If you're happy in China earning good money I'd stay - if you can get funding in NZ to invest in NZ while you're there look for strong cash flow properties in good locations (not small regional...
  5. When you buy a house for $1.6m and only 2 years...

    When you buy a house for $1.6m and only 2 years later it's worth approx $1.36m he may be proving his own theory that it would have been better for him to have rented.

    ha ha ha
  6. Based on the size of your heat pump you're not...

    Based on the size of your heat pump you're not renting a small place so could you achieve $50-100/wk more... where I invest the answer is yes. If you wait till a time that heat pumps are in every...
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    Current rentals down to 33 total available. ...

    Current rentals down to 33 total available.

    Only 20 under $600/wk of which only 11 are 3br+
  8. deflect... deflect... deflect "Let's bear in...

    deflect... deflect... deflect

    "Let's bear in mind the previous Government had a target of 39,000 houses through their Special Housing Areas, they delivered 3100," said Dr Woods.


    Except that...
  9. those lefties in Aus not achieving much more than...

    those lefties in Aus not achieving much more than Fail Twitford and One Term Ardern -
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    Most houses 1960ish thru 1990 will have asbestos...

    Most houses 1960ish thru 1990 will have asbestos in them some place or other.

    You as the home owner can legally remove asbestos yourself up to a certain m2 - you'll need to check the amount.
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  11. You read the rules and understood them. Why...

    You read the rules and understood them.

    Why do you need someone at TS who's advice is not binding to tell you what they think? You can keep ringing until someone there tells you what you want...
  12. You're right bob. I'm really surprised at...

    You're right bob.

    I'm really surprised at the amount of time and effort people are putting into finding a way to NOT use a heat pump. It's a false economy to me.

    We've installed over a...
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    I'm interested in how you come to the conclusion...

    I'm interested in how you come to the conclusion of a lack of demand. Can you walk me through?
  14. You're definitely smarter than me - my share...

    You're definitely smarter than me - my share portfolio is worth nearly as much as i paid for it 5+ years ago.
  15. Great work Judge - Did you make sure the November...

    Great work Judge - Did you make sure the November meeting was in the Mayor's calendar or just Justins - might find Justin has lots of spare time come November


    I currently deal mainly with...
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    24-Aug 102 for sale today 92 for sale... stock...

    24-Aug 102 for sale today 92 for sale... stock dropping by 10 a week - at this rate there will be no properties for sale in Porirua by Xmas
  17. I used to get frustrated when I was told by...

    I used to get frustrated when I was told by council et al about the hoops I would have to jump thorough to add a room or subdivide or in this case simply provide an existing rental. Now my standard...
  18. Thanks Artemis I would assume that once you...

    Thanks Artemis

    I would assume that once you sign a rent to buy you're now responsible for maintenance and accidental damage caused by the tenant (i.e. you)... if this is the case I can see some...
  19. any idea what happens when the shared equity...

    any idea what happens when the shared equity owner starts to fall behind on their mortgage payments?

    - Will the government take on the payment in order to not risk their 15% equity?
    - Will the...
  20. 4000 rent to own properties to convert some of...

    4000 rent to own properties to convert some of the 600,000 rental properties into owner occupied properties - only this government could focus on 0.67% of the rental market
  21. Easter Bunny... Tooth Fairy ... Santa... Kiwibuild

    Easter Bunny... Tooth Fairy ... Santa... Kiwibuild
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    Thanks Bluekiwi - I think the not in expansion...

    Thanks Bluekiwi - I think the not in expansion mode is the key element - we've gone pretty quite on new lending over the past 3-4 years focusing more in self funding our upgrades - as we dropped out...
  23. There are 2 options: 1- Put in a door to the...

    There are 2 options:

    1- Put in a door to the largest living room and add a heating source that meets the standard

    2 - Put in a heating source that can heat the entire area.

    I have a...
  24. Keys - this is actually a great point. Why is...

    Keys - this is actually a great point. Why is it that people feel they have to apologize for charging market rent to a tenant?

    We recently met with some one who wanted to understand the...
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    Sticky: This is a great question and one that is hard to...

    This is a great question and one that is hard to answer as there is some blurred lines between what rent you could achieve had you not done the upgrades etc - which in the recent market has been...
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