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    Fixed Term Tenancy

    Hi
    We have a fixed term tenancy due to end on 30 Jan 2020. As the LL we do NOT wish to renew the tenancy, when do we make our intentions clear? Is it between 90 days and 21 days before the end? And...
  2. Thanks Guys - this is in line with what the...

    Thanks Guys - this is in line with what the account said to us but had another lawyer (not ours) told me that once I rented out the house in the trust it would have the bright line test applied and I...
  3. Family Trusts, Ring fences and Bright Line rules

    Hi All
    We had a family home that was owned by the family trust for 10 years and then 3 year ago the trust bought a section and built a new family home. The build was messy with the builders going...
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    "LIFE MEMBER" expelled Now what?

    Hello.
    Wondering what happens to the RMBF contract(s) if the RMBF expels their own "life" master builder from the federation?
    I see clauses regarding procedure if their builder liquidates - but...
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    Hello Perry Sorry - yes I meant bond - my bad....

    Hello Perry
    Sorry - yes I meant bond - my bad.

    Personally if we want a general overview we would use 4K video. It would be just too many photographs to document such large areas and a nightmare...
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    Hello Angela1 Those people interested in renting...

    Hello Angela1
    Those people interested in renting our houses have to fill in an application form - its pretty detailed so I can research them.
    Once we agree to rent to a tenant I ask them to please...
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    Personally I found the Master builders to be...

    Personally I found the Master builders to be rather ineffectual. They seem to make excuses for their builder the first 6 months, even passed on confidential information to the building company. Then...
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    No idea what checks he needed to do as my...

    No idea what checks he needed to do as my instruction was for him to review all I gave him and let me know what ALL my various options were. On meeting with the lawyer had did tell us he was familiar...
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    The 12 emails had been written by me to the...

    The 12 emails had been written by me to the builder itemising what I was unhappy with during the course of the year. The lawyer just had to read them!
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    Yes he said its about $400/hour and he is a...

    Yes he said its about $400/hour and he is a senior partner. I was expecting $800-$1200 bill, but we have not even taken action yet to serve the notice of default. It is 1 standard Contract, the...
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    I'm no expert, but during the initial inspection...

    I'm no expert, but during the initial inspection when both parties are present I always take photographs of the property - especially if there is an existing stain or wall hook etc. [Handy to carry a...
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    Creditor Dilemma

    Seasons Greetings. Over this Christmas weekend we found out that our building company CEO has been expelled from his "lifetime membership" of the RMBF and is likely to declare bankruptcy. He has...
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    Just got my lawyers bill for asking him to please...

    Just got my lawyers bill for asking him to please read through our contract and advise on how to proceed should we wish to terminate our builders service. Had a 1 hour meeting (was done in 30mins...
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    I think computers and robots will result in...

    I think computers and robots will result in greater job losses.
    News will no longer be believed at face value - we will start to question the source and what is true.
    The haves and have nots will...
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    This weekend the NZ herald carried the article...

    This weekend the NZ herald carried the article that our builder (BC) has just been expelled from his lifetime status as a master builder. He met with us 2 days before to let us know he had had a...
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    This building company (CH) was actually slightly...

    This building company (CH) was actually slightly dearer than David Reed and others, (was mid range of all the quotes). They had an excellent "no cowboy" rating and we went to some of the homes CH had...
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    Hello. :( So we went to a property specialist...

    Hello. :(
    So we went to a property specialist lawyer is Albany and asked him to read our various contracts and give us ALL solutions possible. The lawyer suggests we send a "notice of default" which...
  18. Hello Jamesnz It may be a bit late now for the...

    Hello Jamesnz
    It may be a bit late now for the christmas season but try airB&B and bookabach as well. They have whole apartments for rent/ holiday stay as well.
  19. Cross Collateralised Mortgages - Can they be untangle?

    Hello. Over the 10 years our bank had cross collateralised our mortgages.
    Property 1: our initial home that we sold to a LTC and it became a rental.
    Property 2: our present home
    Property 3: the...
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    Hello Im new at this too. From what I understood...

    Hello Im new at this too. From what I understood its best to choose a NZ steel product and it seems coloursteel or colourcote are the 2 market leaders. With tradies being so scarce I think you should...
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    Hello Connor - I've sent a PM. All the best for...

    Hello Connor - I've sent a PM. All the best for your build. A long time ago I thought is was an exciting journey - now I just want to see the end of the tunnel!
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    Thank you all of you. Realise I have been in...

    Thank you all of you. Realise I have been in denial and hoping (unrealistically) that this problem with resolve with time. Ok! so can anyone suggest good construction/property lawyers in North Shore,...
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    Hello. :confused: It seems the city apartments...

    Hello. :confused: It seems the city apartments may not be as desirable as it once was. What about the suburbs?

    I've been thinking that 2-3 bedroom apartments in areas like Takapuna, Albany and...
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    Unless there are really pretty views I think the...

    Unless there are really pretty views I think the larger land is better.... (if need be you can plant a fantastic landscape view). At least you have options with the extra space such and adding an...
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    Builder with cash flow problems

    Wondering if I'm being over anxious regarding our builder. Our build is about 4-5 months past its 'dead-line'. The builder has been dragging his feet and pulled out every excuse to explain his...
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