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    Once our investment property goes unconditional...

    Once our investment property goes unconditional and then settles we are building another property.
    Difference is that hubby can project manage the other trades including the builder, and then also...
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    Yeah I get $30 hour and didn't have to do 3 years...

    Yeah I get $30 hour and didn't have to do 3 years at teachers training college. In fact I actually earn more in admin than a teacher.
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    Now I know you are taking the proverbial. 20 year...

    Now I know you are taking the proverbial. 20 year warranties!! Most of the products you use on the build, windows, cladding, paint only come with a 10 - 15 year warranty.
    The App company, now that's...
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    LOL you want the app to build your house???...

    LOL you want the app to build your house??? You're dreaming alright. Phil Twyford had no building skills or knowledge which is why he failed so miserably trying to rally the troops.
    And regarding...
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    Yep I get $30 hour sitting in an office with no...

    Yep I get $30 hour sitting in an office with no responsibility. $25 hour and that includes holiday, sick pay, acc and tax. You are in dreamland. Besides I think you mean a hammer hand not a labourer.
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    10 year liability period. The contractor has a...

    10 year liability period. The contractor has a duty of care. That duty of care does not finish with the owner, if the owner sells it passes onto the next owner and so on until the 10 year liability...
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    Hey I could drive a taxi but I can't build a...

    Hey I could drive a taxi but I can't build a house. You aren't even comparing apples with apples.
    Most builders have to be competitive these days. The client wants to know their hourly rate, how...
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    Plenty of information that is wide and varied...

    Plenty of information that is wide and varied about builders rates. What you have to consider too is that a builder has a liability period for 10 years and its all too easy for an owner or successive...
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    The builders we know in Auckland charge between...

    The builders we know in Auckland charge between $65 and $90 hour depending on experience and the scope of works.
    The builder may not be registered with Master Builders but that means nothing. He may...
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    Maybe if the general population had been given...

    Maybe if the general population had been given the opportunity to hear comments like these and be better informed there would have been a different outcome. Besides plenty of the general population...
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    John the Builder do you know if there is a...

    John the Builder do you know if there is a requirement for a property to be insulated if it is a 1890's 2 storied villa with a very long commercial lease? Tenant is responsible for all repairs and...
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    Watchful, so nice to hear from someone that has...

    Watchful, so nice to hear from someone that has walked the walk and can talk the talk. Shame we didn't hear more from people like you who put a different light on the flag in war time. As for...
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    Oh righto, will bow to your superior knowledge...

    Oh righto, will bow to your superior knowledge then. TT decision went my way on that matter so that is all I care about.
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    My tenant alleged I did that to her when we went...

    My tenant alleged I did that to her when we went to do organised maintenance on the property. My eyes faltered from straight ahead and out of the corner of my eye saw some additional maintenance...
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    What about a commercial lease on a residential property? Does it have to comply with insulation requirements if people living there?
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    I guess that becomes part of the negotiation when...

    I guess that becomes part of the negotiation when you buy and sell. We have just listed our rental property and had to tick the boxes regarding insulation.
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    Haven't we known about the requirement to have...

    Haven't we known about the requirement to have properties insulated by 1 July 2019 for the past 4 years? We redid ours, taking out the silver foil and replacing with Greenstuff 18 months ago.
    I also...
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    As a landlord you can't win. Maybe she thinks...

    As a landlord you can't win. Maybe she thinks loss of quiet enjoyment while its being renovated versus not fixing the problem and her having to put up with a rotten bathroom. Does she work? Loss of...
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    I don't think they would have even thought about...

    I don't think they would have even thought about the cloth on a pole, unless it was attached to a bayonet.
    Do our Olympians get a Union Jack tattooed on their bodies? No it's a fern and that is...
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    Yes call Rodney Insulation, run by dad and son...

    Yes call Rodney Insulation, run by dad and son and cover up to Mangawhai.
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    Many of those that voted against a new flag did...

    Many of those that voted against a new flag did so because they didn't like John Key, plain and simple! Even if they thought it a good idea they still wouldn't vote for a change as he wanted it.
    I...
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    Is the tenant planning on a holiday so maybe you...

    Is the tenant planning on a holiday so maybe you can repair while she is away? Sometimes a tenant will move out and stay with a friend, they can either stay for free with the friend or give her some...
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    The original foundation cladding which contained...

    The original foundation cladding which contained asbestos obviously had holes in it and had been patched/covered over with fibrolite. It wasn't seen at the time the property was inspected as it was...
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    Fair enough Donna, it's a shame that this...

    Fair enough Donna, it's a shame that this Coalition Govt that is all about climate change and saving the planet couldn't come up with incentives to make options such as solar and hot water heat pumps...
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    No haven't got one but would like one. Used to...

    No haven't got one but would like one. Used to work for a company called Right House who sold various insulation and energy efficient heating systems and this option was not well known.
    Unlike solar...
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