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    Contract sale date

    Hi all I am going to sell some land that I have but have only held it for 10months. I will wait another 2 months first before offloading it, to get the 50% cgt exemption. My question is this. An agent has presented me with a buyer that wishes to sign the contract post-dated 2 months...
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    Overdraft to Personal Loan Change

    Hi all I'm after some advice / options please. My inlaws had a 16,000 overdraft secured by a rural piece of land worth about that amount. They were paying $200/mnth to cover the interest component of the loan (arrangment with the bank I believe). Suncorp-Metway have just converted...
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    Make an Offer Form

    Hi all I thought I'd share with the group a form that I've been using for a while. I've found it great for making offers. Comments? something I've missed or can add let me know. Ta Aaron
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    Roof restoration

    Reply: 1.2.1.1.1.1 From: Aaron Dwyer I've had a tin roof restored. Basically it was rusted surface only across the whole roof with lots of nails missing. They seal and paint at the same time with a special rust proofing chemical that starves the rust of oxygen. Cost me $1600 for a avg 3brm...
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    110% letting fee?

    Reply: 1 From: Aaron Dwyer Just went through this myself. All the agents I spoke with charged gst on the 1 week let fee. That was for a casual let only, but I'd imagine that it's across the board. -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Zoning

    From: Aaron Dwyer Can someone point me in the direction of what the zoning Res BR4 stands for. (QLD)? -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Attention Home Renovators & Handymen

    Reply: 1.1.1.1.1.2.2.2.1 From: Aaron Dwyer Very interesting. I'll check my washers first. Thanks -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Wary PI and Insurance

    Reply: 1 From: Aaron Dwyer But if he had landlords insurance, even if the tenants maliciously burnt the house down he would be covered. That's the idea of landlords insurance is it not.? -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Attention Home Renovators & Handymen

    Reply: 1.1.1.1.1.2.2 From: Aaron Dwyer Speaking of water hammer. There is some major water hammer in the reno I'm doing now. Michael mentioned an arrester. What are my options? and what does the arrester do. Ta Aaron -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Casual Let through Agent

    From: Aaron Dwyer Hi all I am in the process of casually letting my property through an agent in order get my property tenanted. After that I'm going to manage. With keys at 4 agents and me advertising it's taken 6 weeks to fill a fully renovated house. Finally after 3 knockbacks by me, a...
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    Landlord Insurance ?

    Reply: 1.1.1.1.2 From: Aaron Dwyer I just had a quote from CGU that seems a lot higher than the prices that Ian mailed about. Landlords cover with 100,000 for building, with their optional loss of rent and optional default on rent. Quoted price 434.92, being 220.75 for building, 90 for...
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    Self Manage Legalities

    Reply: 1.1.1.1.1 From: Aaron Dwyer I've done one up myself for this weekend and just sighted your post. I can't locate Joanna's doc (I have major trouble with this search engine) If you wouldn't mind sending it to me or reposting it. Might be able to use it next time. Ta. Aaron. -- Aaron...
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    Self Manage Legalities

    Reply: 1.1 From: Aaron Dwyer Thank you Nigel. Much appreciated. -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Self Manage Legalities

    From: Aaron Dwyer Hi all I'm planning on commencing self managing a rental this weekend and would like to know how many of you self managers out there use an application form to assist with screening. I've previously been lucky to rent to family and hence haven't needed an application form...
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    Stamp Duty for QLD calculator

    Reply: 1.1.1 From: Aaron Dwyer Thanks guys. The internet calculators I was using aren't as accurate as this for some reason. Ta -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    Stamp Duty for QLD calculator

    From: Aaron Dwyer Sorry about this people but the search is just not working for me. I can't even find my own posts with it. :( There was a request for a spreadsheet calculator for stamp duty not to long ago. I even posted a response. I have one for WA but need one with the scale for QLD...
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    "How about calling Brissy , Brisbane"

    Reply: 3 From: Aaron Dwyer If it can be shortened then..., it's the Aussie way. :) -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    "Brisbane: Mt Gravatt, investment potential?"

    Reply: 2.1 From: Aaron Dwyer Having lived in Mt Gravatt for about 5 years now (on and off) the area is great for access to all important criteria. The increase in price (I think) is due to people being forced out (price wise) from buying in Greenslopes and Holland Park. Next stop Mt Gravatt...
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    Selling before 1st July

    Reply: 1.1.1.1 From: Aaron Dwyer Well there you go. Thanks Dale. -- Aaron Dwyer ~ To know and not to do, is really not to know at all.
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    DIY Conveyancing

    Reply: 1.1 From: Aaron Dwyer I agree. It just takes one small hiccup and you're up to your neck in it. Work on the principle that if you are going to do multiple conveyances over time it's worth building a relationship with a firm that can give you benefit back in the form of cheaper rates...
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