Recent content by Mark_W

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    Some general advice

    Tell me about it. We bought a block in an already established area (ie other homes were 10-15 yrs old) and an area that is not thought of as a premium area in Port. We did however see the potential regarding privacy, outlook etc etc. The valuation guy looked at prices from recent sales in the...
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    Some general advice

    Hi. Thanks for the reply. The reason we are looking at selling is basically because it's almost too good a deal not to do - ie the buyer is paying a premium for the house they want. We built the house ourselves - a premium home in a very quiet spot surrounded by bush on two sides. We...
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    Some general advice

    Warning: Newbie alert!! I have been reading these forums for a little while now as we are about to make our move in regards to investing. Background - 1. we hope to have our house sold today (3rd inspection this morning - agent seems to think they will make an offer). We have decided we...
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    Diesel hot water....

    Hi Norwester - thnx for the welcome :) Not sure what bunded is but I'm sure google will help. Is there any way to tell that sort of information without digging the tanks up? As a general rule of thumb is this something should be concerned about as a future issue or not really?? As for...
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    Diesel hot water....

    Hi. I am a new poster after discovering (and devouring the threads from) this forum a week or so ago. My wife and I are looking at our first IP - and just to make it interesting it is a block of 7 units currently let as holiday units (we may revert back to more traditional long term...
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