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    Ceiling turning black

    I will get a second opinion see what they suggest. Thank you all for your suggestions!
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    Ceiling turning black

    Had a guy from Mouldpro come through, and was quote cleaning of the mould and house $1,500. The house is quite big. Install two ventilation fans at the bottom of the house $2500 to resolve the problem. He said the mould issue on the ceiling was coming from the dump area at the bottom of...
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    Ceiling turning black

    The roof slate, so definitely could be a problem as it is very old. I have attached some photos. The yard is grass with trees and it is directly shading the 1st bedroom. The second bedroom have shrubbery growing outside the window, but also getting plenty of sun. The 1st photo showing...
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    Ceiling turning black

    Hi Guys, I am not sure where to put this, and it relates to my current place of residence and not an investment property, but I think you guys could really give me some advice or insight into this issue. I currently live in an old house, Victoria/Edwardian style house. The house is well...
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    New Zealand

    Was looking at Wellington. A $800k - $1m property have fantastic sea/bay views, 10min drive to the CBD and large land. But in terms of an investment, how easy are they to rent out, and at what sort of returns? What's your take on the NZ market going forward?
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    Landlord Insurance Recommendation

    Hi all, With so many companies out there offering landlord insurance, what have people found to be comprehensive and good value? Couldn't find a comparison website. Thanks!
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    Tax Depreciation - Complex Construction Cost

    I am completing a form inorder to obtain a depreciation schedule. I am having trouble obtain the unit complex's initial construction cost. Could anyone advise on where to obtain this information? Also where it ask for the building size, does that mean it is asking for the land size, or the...
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    Depreciation, cgt, stamp duty and 50% discount

    What about conveyancing expenses? Are these added to the capital base, or are they deductable in the year it is incurred?
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    Where to Buy - Canberra

    Canberra is great for parties and because everywhere is close, you can go to a few a night. Is there is a register of where public housing are located? Ainslie is a nice suburb close to the city. Leafy streets, no apartments (except govt flats) I think it represents greater value than...
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    Canberra/General buying question

    :( Might speak to my mum to have the property in just my name. Thank you for the websites. Is it right that ACT offers no SD concessions for First Home Owners? All the calculators thats thats SD is payable for a property roughly 550k. Currently FHBG at 7000 is the same as the tax I...
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    Where to Buy - Canberra

    Canberra have lots of parties! The whole of the CBD is a pub/bar/club central. What are everyone's thoughts on Ainslie? Interested in an Duplex there.
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    Canberra/General buying question

    Good morning people, New to the Canberra property market and is planning to bid on a property on the coming Saturday. Though I do have a few questions that I hope you guys can shed some light on. The property will be my PPOR, but on the contract it will have my name (never owned a property...
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    Where to start to self manage a rental property

    wow that sounds good, everything you need in one place. Anyone know if there is something similar in NSW?
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    Where to start to self manage a rental property

    I am currently in the process of moving to a new house, and is going to rent out the current place. Previously i have thought of renting through a PM, though reading on the forums PMs dont seem to do much and the charge is quite high. Can anyone point me to some place with good materials on...
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    Owner Finding Excuses

    Oh really? I hope that is the case. Because my solicitor demanded for a cheque made to the Office of State Revenue more than two weeks ago, so i assumed that it was needed to pay immediately. Your suggestion could be right as i still havnt gotten a receipt from the government, only got a...
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