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  1. J

    Retiring choices can you assist.

    Thank you all that information is helpful to consider .
  2. J

    Retiring choices can you assist.

    J-p can you or others give me some dollar calculation suggestions if you can please and how they would work please for different scenarios please.
  3. J

    Retiring choices can you assist.

    What are all the choices and the benefits and disadvantages of each choice for someone looking to retire using a property possibly worth 800 000 or maybe more. How can the number figures and the pros and cons or each choice be researched better. What kind of financial adviser or other...
  4. J

    Building contracts and equity loan questions please.

    Who can explain to me how borrowing against equity works for this situation please. How would equity work for a $140000 loan How much would one need to pay it back and how long would it take If it would be used to build a unit that might rent for $400 a week how soon would the unit...
  5. J

    where can i find council laws on granny flats

    where can i find council laws on granny flats , I've looked up their website unsuccessfully. I know theres certain requirements re setback, garage, garden space per dwelling but i couldnt find where its all written. I tried looking up town planning, laws , buillding, any clues please. Thank...
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    Adding a level to existing home

    make sure its done well. a friend of mine just had some of their carpets damaged in rain when putting an upstairs on their home. i think they were also replacing lights and the rain came through the holes where the old lights were.
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    Kit Home Development

    I would also love a quote from your contact please for building a prefab kit mpodular type home How did you go with doing it in the end and can you please tell me more about the costs and time it takes please and end result and the extra costs after what they do Sounds great if...
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    Small Development: Kit/Pre-Fab or Normal Build

    aaron or anyone else going through with modular homes Can you tell us please more details eg prices, and learning curves you went on to do this please. Whats included and which company you ended up choosing and why. what are you building, size, rooms, and is it to rent out or for...
  9. J

    Modular House Perth

    I'd love to know what you research as i am also reading about them. I'll search whats on this site I've googled articles about questions to ask re modulars then i guess there are individual companies, costs, reviews. I also hope to find someone who knows about them and can shorten my...
  10. J

    what more can be down to rent a unit quickly please.

    Thank you for so many expert hints .
  11. J

    materials and ways to save time and money for building upstairs and separate unit pl

    thanks for that all good points. I guess a few identical homes nearbye have upstairs inculding one that used styrofoam taht apparently when it was done was the stuff being used alot world wide some 15-20 years ago . Thanks for those points.
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    materials and ways to save time and money for building upstairs and separate unit pl

    To shop around one needs plans with materials to have reliable quotes but i'm wondering even before that about materials that can save costs but still be good if insulated and clauses to assure builders work promtly and to cost otherwise what clauses and penalties can i put please thank you.
  13. J

    getting cheaper quotes for repairs special site

    does anyone know the site mentioned a couple of months ago on aca where you can post a job needed and get a much cheaper local tradesman instead of being ripped off? but how would it work as in many cases we dont know the problem so would a tradesman come just to diagnose and quote. that...
  14. J

    materials and ways to save time and money for building upstairs and separate unit pl

    i dont have experience and would like any advice please for materials and ways to save time and money practically and in building contracts for building upstairs and separate unit on a property as large as council allows within reason possibly 2 storey for rental income or to live in. I...
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    what more can be down to rent a unit quickly please.

    we are using a top property management agent, but what more can be done to assure a nice unit in a good area is rented quickly and doesnt stay vacant for a couple of weeks. We have had a few people come and look but noone definite and one tenant we thought we had earlier on fell through. Do...
  16. J

    Removing curry smells and showing new tenants around is this crazy?.

    Thankyou. Its even easier, simply boil some coffee or cinamon sticks or vanilla or just spray the fabreze and the no vac carpet deoderizer that i brought him. but seriously with the windows open when i arrived there was no smell. They are going to paint steam clean clean and make sure...
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    Removing curry smells and showing new tenants around is this crazy?.

    Someone is showing an apartment to prospective tenants. I went there and the windows were open and i could not smell anything and i have a very strong sense of smell so i dont feel they should tell the tenants that there is a curry smell that they are working to get rid of. They were cutting...
  18. J

    Ideas to multiply wealth from one property please .

    Thank you that is similar in that there is one property earmarked to go to several grandchildren. All are good yet, nevertheless i beleive that when they show a suitable house then the money should be given directly to the bank for deposit and not as you say be used for anything else. Thats...
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    Ideas to multiply wealth from one property please .

    Yes i hear that there are problems. I still think if i could give them some ideas that i'd have more chance of it possibly happening than otherwise. If as a team they could somehow go into property investing for 5 or ten years they could end up with alot more wealth for themselves and...
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    Ideas to multiply wealth from one property please .

    There is a property in my family ear marked to go to several grand children . Since property in major cities in good suburbs is so expensive and hard to buy, I wonder if instead of selling a property and dividing the proceeds amongst several grandchildren and that is then the first and last...
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