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    Yarraville - what about it?

    Just wondering what everybody thinks about Yarraville. I know it's had it's massive boom/gentrification/re-birth... but what now? Has it plateaued? Is there more growth on the cards? I haven't seen much about it specifically on this forum, yet it's such a thriving suburb, I keep thinking of it...
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    What's that damn website?

    Hiya all I can't believe it! - for once in my life I can't find something I want on Google! What is the world coming to?!? Anyway, perhaps one of you will be able to help. I'm looking for a company that supplies databases of property development projects, developers, builders, architects...
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    What about this property?

    Hi guys, any Sunshine/Albion experts? This property is Albion, and they want 335 for it. http://www.realestate.com.au/property-house-vic-sunshine-114326571 It quite a bit worse than it looks on the pics, so I'm thinking in the region of 20K to renovate, including new kitchen, bathroom...
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    Ugly wood panelling on walls - best solution?

    Has anyone had any experience with wooden panels on walls? They are truly hideous and dated, running at diagonal angles. Ugh. This is in a property I'm thinking of buying, but would like to get an idea of how to deal with that particular reno item - costs/effort of taking the panelling off &...
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    MORE on Sunshine

    There's been a few threads on Sunshine/Albion, but I'd love to see something up to date and a bit more specific - anyone with good current knowledge of the area? Where are the good/promising pockets? Background: having decided to buy an IP in Sunshine for around $340K and spend maybe $10-20K...
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    How do you research??

    I am trying to decide where to buy an IP. In my price range, there are several different suburbs I could go to, in very different areas, with different characteristics/histories etc. I don't know which one is best! The advice I often get is that I have to 'research the suburb/s'. And then...
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    How to best spend 350k in Melbourne?

    And I don't mean at Crown's Mahogany room! I already have a 350k IPO in Altona Meadows. I live in my house in Melton, which has barely shifted in price since I bought it eight years ago. I've decided to bite the bullet, cut my losses and sell the damn place. I imagine I won't have much...
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    Will the (potential) coal mine affect Melton??

    Hi everybody The news have been full of the proposed coal mine in Bacchus Marsh, with most agreeing it will go ahead in the next couple of years... I have two properties in Melton (Kurunjang) and would like some opinions on what, if any effect the coal mine will have on them? So far, the...
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    Another noise problem

    I would really appreciate advice on the following situation: My house (which I soon hope to make into a rental) has new neighbours. They are a bunch of young ferals who have large gatherings/parties on average 4 times a week. Often, they will have loud music, shouting, door slamming, glass...
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    best value adding projects

    Hi everybody I've been reading the forums for a while now, but this is my first post/question... I currently live in my three bedroom house in Melton, but in a year or two I hope to move out and turn it into a rental. The house is pretty basic, no-frills type property, and looking around...
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