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    Victoria spouse transfer strategy

    I have seen this mentioned a few times in the past and just saw it in another thread and wondered if someone could explain the strategy of using this process and particularly the costs involved as it may be of interest in the future given I live in Victoria (naturally I would get specific advice...
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    new feature on REA website

    http://www.realestate.com.au/invest/ guessing some of you have found this already, but I thought it was pretty impressive. :)
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    melbourne - carlton, fitzroy or north melbourne

    thanks for the very detailed info deltaberry.
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    melbourne - carlton, fitzroy or north melbourne

    thank Aaron appreciate the input.
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    melbourne - carlton, fitzroy or north melbourne

    Looking for another IP and have been watching these 3 areas for a while and interested in other people opinions. Looking around the 1M range. I was originally instested in carlton but have seen some very nice modern 3BR townhouses recently in north melbourne and depreciation on a new place...
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    An Interview with Propertunity

    thanks very much for sharing. I always find it amazing the quality and detail of the information people are willing to share to help others forge their way forward. regards, C
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    Western side of Melbourne

    I reckon this one might be over the 1 mill mark....just :) http://www.realestate.com.au/property-house-vic-greenvale-110677757
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    Ride On Mowers

    I went from a normal ride on machine that regularly broke down and chewed belts and stalled in high grass to a zero turn Hustler Sport . Has never missed a beat and cuts like a dream and has a bullet proof front deck, not the thin plated stuff. Cutting time dropped by 30-40%.
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    locks on windows ?

    sorry if it wasnt clear, PM has asked me at tenant request. The windows do lock already just they dont have key locks. There are decent security doors and with doors have deadlocks so I dont think it will really change the security view of the pace value wise. thought saying house would...
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    locks on windows ?

    I have been asked to add key locks to all windows in the house which I assume is probably related to insurance or something. Is this a normal request ?
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    White knight Tile paint (tinted biege..ish)

    have been told the cleaner is just sugar soap. anyway I bought it and used it , I think the primer is what mattered most which is why I gave it two coats of that as well. Given the tin is 1 litre and I used about a tenth of it covers pretty well.
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    White knight Tile paint (tinted biege..ish)

    Have repainted whole house, ripped up carpets and sanded floors (one room had lino under the carpet that had been glued straight on to the boards was like tar, was a nightmare to remove, ended up using a heat gun and floor scraper and a few litres of turps.... 7 hrs of my life gone There has to...
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    White knight Tile paint (tinted biege..ish)

    Yep just used a brush. (the uni pro ones painter recommended in another thread...thanks Painter) I bought the cleaner,primer and tile paint for under $100 bucks. Started with a decent scub down, then two coats of primer then after first top coat did a light sand with 800 grit paper as...
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    White knight Tile paint (tinted biege..ish)

    Well, I didnt have much access time and spent most of it cleaning but thought given how ugly the tiles looked this might be worth an attempt to lighten the area up as a quick tart up. be interesting to see how it lasts etc. but for now I am happy with the result. Shame it doesn't work on...
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