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    Myths - An interesting article.

    From: Anony Mouse http://www.afsd.com.au/article/aip/aip34a.htm Every Reserve Bank cut in official interest rates signals good news for Australia's residential property market. Cheaper finance encourages first-time and repeat buyers alike to purchase a home or investment property. And the...
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    QS

    From: Anony Mouse I am looking for a quantity surveyor in Melbourne, for two units in Bulleen. The one I've approached (found on this forum) wants $1200 for the two. Is this a reasonable charge? "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul." Of course...
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    Private Sale

    From: Anony Mouse I'm looking to buy a property privately. Went to REIV for a sec.32 and contract of sale. They said I could not use their forms as they were copyright and for members only. Also I want to do the conveyancing to learn the ropes. I believe there is a kit available. Does anyone...
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    Melbourne property prices

    From: Anony Mouse http://www.3aw.com.au/cgi-bin/redirect.pl?redirect=http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul." Of course, Paul's support is obvious, but it is equally obvious that to rob from Peter to pay Paul will make...
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    Home Loan Unit Trust Arrangement

    From: Anony Mouse Might be of interest to some. http://law.ato.gov.au/atolaw/view.htm?docid=TPA/TA20011/NAT/ATO/00001 "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul." Of course, Paul's support is obvious, but it is equally obvious that to rob from Peter to...
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    The Science of Getting Rich' by Wallace D. Wattle

    From: Anony Mouse An interesting FREE book from http://www.scienceofgettingrich.net/what.html They also have a discussion group "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul." Of course, Paul's support is obvious, but it is equally obvious that to rob from...
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    Ouch!!

    From: Anony Mouse Talking to a guy today, about the last property bust. He said he lost some money. Me "How much" He "about forty" Me "forty thousand?" He " No, forty million" Ouch!!!! "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul." Of course, Paul's...
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    Buying off the plan

    From: Anony Mouse Buying off the plan seems to be all the rage these days. However what is it? A. minimising property developers exposure. B. A means of saving stamp duty. C, locking yourself into a future situation over which you have no control. "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can...
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    Housing boom ready to bust?

    From: Tom Cleary http://www.yourmortgage.com.au/news/index.cfm?i=2465
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    Ratio of new houses to existing houses sold

    From: Anony Mouse Could anyone point me in the direction of the ratio of existing to new properties being sold. I'm especially interested in the trend over the last three years. Many thanks "A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on the support of Paul." Of course, Paul's...
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    A bit of advice

    From: Anony Mouse My son has two investment properties in Melbourne. He then moved to Canberra, and bought a property to live in. He then bought another property and rented out the first property, which was then 100% paid for. He used a line of credit on that property,to buy the next property...
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    Home price guide index

    From: Anony Mouse http://www.yourmortgage.com.au/news/index.cfm?i=2338 Just look at Canberra. Imagine what will happen if Labor gets back in and starts to grow the public service, or maybe these figures are forward indicators
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    "Oops!!, I think they are on to me"

    From: Tom Cleary http://www.apa.org/journals/psp/psp7761121.html
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    Property wraps

    From: Tom Cleary anyone have any info on these http://www.financewraps.asn.au/index.html They have a neat mortgage calculator on their site, however they appear to be operating from a post office box Regards Tom
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    Non residents

    From: Tom Cleary Can any one advise on the following A friend from Singapore wants to purchase a property in Melb for his two children who will be studying at uni for the next few years. What is the situation re Capital gains tax if he decides to sell after they finish their uni. Is it...
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    No Topic

    From: Tom Cleary Interesting article in SMH http://www.smh.com.au/news/0109/24/biztech/comment2.html which suggests that consumer spending on durable goods is about to go into reverse (houses are a durable good not an investment,ie they are a consumption good) Should this happen you should see...
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    The people

    From: Tom Cleary Sent to me on another list. > > >A friend created this- >jon@yellow7.com > >http://www.yellow7.com/imagine/ > >(with sound: Imagine by John Lennon) >
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    Melbourne is smokin

    From: Tom Cleary Can Berocca time be far away? http://www.sofcom.com.au/cgi-bin/news/getAAPPreview?keyword=housing Regards Tom
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    "2001 things to do in a recession,"

    From: Tom Cleary Number one: get a parachute. http://www.economist.com/opinion/displayStory.cfm?Story_ID=748871
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    Wrap Finance

    From: Tom Cleary Hope this is not considered spam, as I've got no involvement with this group. Got an email from them this morning and thought it might be of interest to some. Regards Tom Hi This is a special limited announcement to introduce you to the services of Wrap Finance. Some...
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