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    Agreed. Dunedin always has had more than its...

    Agreed.

    Dunedin always has had more than its share of poor quality $hitholes. Old, drafty, cold, damp, poorly maintained, uninsulated etc etc- all the crap that tenants have been complaining...
  2. Sorry, I don't buy your posts. You've just...

    Sorry, I don't buy your posts.

    You've just survived a terminal illness in NZ and medicare has sucked up all you money? Really?

    Then after surviving this near death experience all you want to...
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    Well the obvious answer is avoid Auckland-...

    Well the obvious answer is avoid Auckland- seriously over valued, look into smaller centres where you can get some positive cashflow. There is money to be made all over the country if you care to...
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    Since we are now focusing on the potential...

    Since we are now focusing on the potential benefits of insulation and heating here is an interesting article for Whaleoil today concerning state housing tenants living in cold houses- after a heat...
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    ...landlords have a social conscience. ... ...

    ...landlords have a social conscience. ...



    Just to back up a wee bit, maybe the term social conscience was the wrong one, "landlords have a social responsibility" is better. Owning a rental...
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    So poor people’s choice is accept no insulation...

    So poor people’s choice is accept no insulation or live in a car? Is that the society we have come to? Really? No wonder landlords are hated in this country!

    Yes, Perry I understand there is a...
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    I too grew up in CHCH. Wood fire in the lounge...

    I too grew up in CHCH. Wood fire in the lounge that barely heated it, freezing cold in the bedrooms yadda yadda. Yes we wore jerseys inside and extra layers but come on the world has moved on so...
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    No, I'd rather not have legislation to enforce it...

    No, I'd rather not have legislation to enforce it but sometimes a stick is needed as landlords doing it off their own back didn't happen.

    Am I happy about all the changes no, but I've accepted...
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    Yep, judgmental I am. Why shouldn't tenants...

    Yep, judgmental I am.

    Why shouldn't tenants expect a minimum level of insulation in this country. We've built crap housing for decades, totally unsuited to our climate but maybe its time to, oh I...
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    Of course the guy with 14 x rentals in Tairua...

    Of course the guy with 14 x rentals in Tairua (where ever the hell that is) could have had a plan in place to upgrade the rentals over time and increase their value- it's not like the insulation...
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    Put in a complaint with MBIE- the F3ckers need to...

    Put in a complaint with MBIE- the F3ckers need to be held accountable. I suddenly got action on my consent after I complained and MBIE got in contact with them.
    ...
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    Sticky: Actually, Eri I think you'll find that the...

    Actually, Eri I think you'll find that the coalition has more than 50% of the vote.

    Had National not cut their support parties legs from out from them then maybe they'd have been in power- the...
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    Sticky: Flyernzl, couldn't agree more. "it is actually...

    Flyernzl, couldn't agree more.

    "it is actually your investment, your property, your money and your liability. The buck stops with you and the loss and the law-suits are all yours buddy."

    I've...
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    Poll: It has certainly been an interesting couple of...

    It has certainly been an interesting couple of days of the media onslaught.

    My wife and I decided to sell one of our rentals the other day, some of the proposed changes just reinforcing our...
  15. In 20 odd years we've only ever had one bad...

    In 20 odd years we've only ever had one bad tenant we've chased through the tribunal (lucky I guess). Didn't use a debt collector & their repayments were made through Winz who would periodically stop...
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    Or English tenement blocks from the 60s-70s. Epic...

    Or English tenement blocks from the 60s-70s. Epic fail is probably the best way to describe them.

    Craig
  17. Have you ever had the gov't take responsibility...

    Have you ever had the gov't take responsibility for anything? We bring in refugees (which I agree with BTW) and they're entitled to a total of 6 weeks English language provision and are supposed to...
  18. Unfortunately the reality is that refugees often...

    Unfortunately the reality is that refugees often come from places with very different attitudes/experiences towards property than the NZ norms. Where I am living (Kiribati) most people don't have...
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    I like it, and say you do pop your clogs they can...

    I like it, and say you do pop your clogs they can just drop you off the side, much cheaper
    than funeral homes too, and eco-friendly- unless you've had to much plastic surgery/botox.

    Craig
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    Apparently so! Where does that leave them...

    Apparently so!

    Where does that leave them with regards to Worksafe and asbestos, not that there has been any sort of confirmation that there IS asbestos in the building?

    Craig
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    The Christchurch insulation saga gets more...

    The Christchurch insulation saga gets more farcical. Council can't inspect due to asbestos concerns.

    Q. How many council bureaucrats does it take to check insulation (or change a light bulb for...
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    AFAIK Air B&B et al are no different from renting...

    AFAIK Air B&B et al are no different from renting your property to regular tenants, should all regular rentals have the same fire plans/compliance costs/ commercial rates etc? That will never happen...
  23. Good try Perry. The old adage "Never let the...

    Good try Perry. The old adage "Never let the truth get in the way of a old story." Yet another nail in the coffin of informed unbiased journalism in NZ. Just because they have been using unfactual...
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    Two words: Market saturation. I'd be hesitant...

    Two words: Market saturation.

    I'd be hesitant to jump onto the AirB&B bandwagon- you costs (eg cleaning etc) aren't that cheap and the amount of properties flooding the market is suppressing...
  25. Always planned to do some volunteering/ work in...

    Always planned to do some volunteering/ work in the development sector, was just a matter of timing. Kids finished/finishing high school, wife finished retraining and now working. Time for me to go...
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