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    A spreadsheet that graphs IRR and cash flow

    How did you remove the macro alert? I would like to do the same my end on a spreadsheet modified for NZ.
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    Good book on Reno's?

    NZ has just released a book called Massive Profits in Real Estate by Adding Value & Renovations https://www.richmastery.com/NZ/WebShop/Product.aspx?pid=151944
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    Next SIG: 12 th July with Kieran Trass on “the Property Cycle”

    I have attended several of Keirans property cycle events. The information he presents is good. If you have not read the book yet get a copy it is an eye opener. Anyhow tell us what you all think. I left Australia in Sept 2002 to move back to NZ and am wondering how the cycle progressed since...
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    The world is owned by the few

    I see the Asic mentioned printing, publishing and distributing the book 'What I Didn't Learn At School But Wish I Had' (in the form as reprinted in March 2004). The latest version of this book in Ebook format is reprinted in 2005.
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    FAQ: Books & Authors

    By latest Top Tip for investors: I go to our Library and just get alot of these books out. It is good to try them before I buy the good ones. Our Library has a huge range of IP books and tapes including new releases. Although the new books you have to book in advance. That way you can...
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    Assessing the value of books & seminars

    I go to our Library and just get Ip books out. It is good to try them before I buy the good ones. Our Library has a huge range of IP books and tapes including new releases. Although the new books you have to book in advance.
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    Building Contract Pitfalls

    keep on top of any defects you notice on the way. and iron out a good late completion payment
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    Property Investors ahead of the Pack

    I have seen similar stats here in NZ.
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    Noise Rated Gyprock

    update to my party wall between my house and monr dwelling unit: noise level reduction was acheived by use of a method in the Gib noise control book. I had a double timber frame wall with about 150mm gap between. each wall was then layered with 2 12mm sheets of noise control and insulation...
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    FAQ - Renovating with small children on-site

    Like aceyducey I to first understand the limits of my children before letting them undergo tasks. My boy at the age of 3 showed interest in the cordless drill so I taught him with a block of wood and bag of screws. he sits there happily grabbing screws and fastening them to the block all by...
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    ESC Property

    esc do offer there properties generally in lower economic areas. the figures they quote can be on the high side for rents, and fail to account for rental insurance and property management fees.
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    Total Portfolio Bottom Line Software

    i'll second the need for A decent msmoney interface. I use msmoney to track day to day accounts and property values then transfer them onto a excell spreadsheet for tax returns.
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    repairs to investment property

    i was in similar position a while back. I faxed agent a copy of quote and mentioned verbally it affected the viablility of the deal. he came back with a price reduction
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    High Voltage Overhead Powerlines

    I cannot remember thommo about the details of the powerline article. Personally however i would not live under one myself but i know several other people are happy to. I think as a long term rental Ip they could be worth a look at as the purchase price is low giving better yeilds. However...
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    High Voltage Overhead Powerlines

    I saw a article on tv on the effects of powerlines and health a while back. It medically proved that those whom lived in close proximity to powerlines suffered medically with things such as increased asthma etc... They said it was something about the pollution etc. being attracted to the...
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