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  1. Ironlady

    Fees commercial vs residential

    I would say yes. Our industrial 1050m sq land rates is about 4k pa Check with local council/website Ironlady
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    Crack at corner of the house

    Hi baby fats Could the crack be from heat off the barbie A bricklayer should be able to fix the cracks Ironlady
  3. Ironlady

    How long to exchange contracts

    Agent just sent a message saying she has signed. We will wait from our solicitor to confirm. Thanks Ironlady
  4. Ironlady

    How long to exchange contracts

    Hi all We had an offer accepted 5 weeks ago. We signed and put deposit 2 weeks ago. The agent told us the seller wants a fast settlement and we agreed. The seller has not signed yet (nearly 5wks). Would someone wanting a fast settlement normally take that long? The agent did say that her...
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    Is anyone buying now?!

    Signed and deposit on a house in rural 25min from regional 2wks ago on thu coming. Waiting on the seller to sign for a date. They told us they require a fast settlement:confused: Its an old house that requires a fair bit of work. We are planning to move in (if they sign) after we restore the...
  6. Ironlady

    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Thanks for all the ideas from you people on this forum. Our sole agent worked hard to get someone in to our property. There were lots of interest on our property, but getting someone to commit was another story. If a chance comes to sell we will probably use the same agent again. Will need a...
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Hi all We decided to try and put a tenant in to our property at Kurri Kurri using a sole agent from Newcastle. It has taken a while ( approx 4mths on market ) but we have a tenant in as follows. 2yrs at $25,000 pa + out goings + GST. With out goings $33,000 pa + GST. Sorry about the lack...
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Thanks Jonno Yeh I had it wrong. Ironlady
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Yes I have to agree Jonno. If we deal with only one or two people or so, we are possibly taking the competition away. At the end of the day when we put it with an agent and they are not interested any more (neighbour) because they dont want to pay the agent fee, they dont want it bad enough. As...
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Thanks for the help everyone. I looked at some other properties in Kurri Kurri / Weston (next to Kurri) 1. Kurri - $450,000 - 1500sqm - vacant old house - light industrial - undeveloped - slope away from main road. 2. Weston - 375,000 - 843sqm - main road traffic one way only -...
  11. Ironlady

    Nathan Birch in today's Sydney Daily Telegraph

    Hi Nathan Good on you mate. I'm a 55yr old just trying to get started in property and you have gave me some inspiration. I'm a bit slow on the reply. Regards Ironlady.
  12. Ironlady

    the effect of a bypass?

    Hi nhg Yeh the mines are quiet at the moment. Just hope things turn around after the election. Ironlady
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Hi Johno As far as paying rates to council they are saying 150k. Nothing small or similar at the moment but there has been land for sale now and then. Most of the land for sale is normally bigger than ours (1050). There's not much vacant small land left in our street and a few bigger lots...
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Thanks Dazz for the advice. I don't think anything exciting will happen but I'll keep yous posted Thanks again everyone Ironlady
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Hi Scott He could be but He never made a firm offer at the time.No harm to ask to put down his best offer if still interested. I will get some more values from agents for now (rent or sell). If we have to we can rent it out for 3 yrs or so if we can find a good tenant. It may work out ok...
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Yes I'm hearing you Rolf. We have another agent coming out to have a look. He is not from here but is only 15 min away. I don't think we can get any one closer (commercial that is) Not sure how many agents We should invite to look at the property, even though we are only listing with one...
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Hi Willair We paid $22,500 close to 20yrs ago (Cant remember exact date) Built about 13 yrs ago but has taken years to finish. Cost for materials over $100,000 Thanks Ironlady
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    Can we sell with 8% Yield

    Hi all We told the agent we want to put in a good tenant with a good lease, wait and then sell. As mentioned in a previous thread the property is 125 office + 125 Workshop + 1050m industrial land in Kurri kurri (Hunter Valley / west of Newcastle) When asked what we want we said about...
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    When to advertise

    Thanks Jonno Makes good sense what you are saying We need to get the ball rolling Have to go on site today so sorry if I dont get back to anyone till later Thanks for the help from everyone Ironlady
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    When to advertise

    Hi All I mentioned in an other thread we are going to try and rent out our industrial workshop. (thanks for the help) The property should be vacant in April 2013 (please don't hold me to that ) We need to finish some contracts, tidy up the property bla bla and get out. The questions are...
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