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    As others have mentioned the discounts can vary...

    As others have mentioned the discounts can vary quite a lot on some things, it's certainly worth using if doing a lot of DIY jobs, but something's like 1100$ worth of laminate flooring I got had a...
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    Is that price range you mentioned for the peg...

    Is that price range you mentioned for the peg option also? That seems excessively expensive for what I imagine would involve walking around with a gps and marking the boundary corners? Or do they...
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    Had virtually the same experience, Would get...

    Had virtually the same experience, Would get "hello" when going through an open home and the middle aged couple directly behind me would get the full sales pitch and "how can I help you" routine....
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    I think it depends on the age of the vendor a...

    I think it depends on the age of the vendor a lot, I can imagine a lot of mum and dad baby boomers (if there anything like my parents) would prefer and older agent because there "oldschool" and think...
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    Never heard that term in NZ before but I assume...

    Never heard that term in NZ before but I assume it's another name for repiling?
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    Oh I'm under no illusion that this situation has...

    Oh I'm under no illusion that this situation has happened before but if it gets to the point where a bank is seizing the money in your account wouldn't you already be well on the way to having your...
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    I just use actual insurance for that scenario,...

    I just use actual insurance for that scenario, income protection insurance infact.

    also what do you mean by "recall revolving credit accounts"? As in

    1: "sorry we're calling in the RC, you'll...
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    im yet to actually buy one myself but perhaps...

    im yet to actually buy one myself but perhaps take a look at Unovent? Everything I've heard about them so far sounds pretty good and given the fact each unit is independent there's not ducting to run...
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    I'd say it would more than likely be worth doing,...

    I'd say it would more than likely be worth doing, just had one done a month or so ago on a 80s 4 bed 1.5 bath that was pretty worn on most things and it came back at 27k for the chattels value,...
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    Got to give him credit for sticking to the same...

    Got to give him credit for sticking to the same tune I suppose... Probably should of just brought at house at the start though
  11. I might be missing something but wouldn't this...

    I might be missing something but wouldn't this encourage people to put in the absolute minimum LVR as possible and stretch your borrowing as far as possible to get as many rentals as you can... and...
  12. Thread: Best Time to Sell

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    I think it will be interesting to see the buying...

    I think it will be interesting to see the buying frenzy when the RBNZ announces a date on whatever proposed restrictions they plan to implement, I'd personally wait to see what they have to say just...
  13. Thread: Curry odour

    by Tjc
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    Just spent most of this last week renovating a...

    Just spent most of this last week renovating a new purchase and had this problem, we washed all the curtains and part of the S&P stipulated having the carpets cleaned, ended up washing the walls,...
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    Some open homes I went to almost put me off the...

    Some open homes I went to almost put me off the idea of even getting into property investing!

    One memorable place I remember walking into and thinking straight away "yup definitely a rental" but...
  15. What about if your using equity in your PPOR with...

    What about if your using equity in your PPOR with previous fixed rates? If they choose not to negotiate is it just a matter of pricing up a break fee and deciding if that would save money in the long...
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    I looked did a few weekend trips to open homes in...

    I looked did a few weekend trips to open homes in Rotorua looking for my first investment property, the yields were far better than Tauranga where I'm based but it does seem much harder to find good...
  17. New interest rate restrictions for investment propertys

    Hi all

    Thought people would be interested to know my broker just advised me that advertised special rates will now no longer apply to any property that isn't owner occupied even with 20% equity...
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    Mortgagee insurance/cover before settlement

    Hi everyone

    Looking at purchasing my first investment property and have been looking at a mortgagee sale, I've searched every thread I can find and haven't come up with an exact answer, my...
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    Converting internal load bearing wall to a beam

    Ive tried every word combination on the forum and google to get a rough idea of putting a beam in the place of a load bearing wall but cant seem to find a very "rough" cost of getting one done, I...
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    Digging basement dirt near concrete piles?

    In my basement/garage on one side that goes further under the house there is about a 3m section of dirt around 1.7m high that sticks out around 1m from the concrete pile footings. Apart from this...
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