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zeitgeber
Aug 25, 2011 4:48 pm
zeitgeber
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
22 August 2011

Bad real estate property listing photos!

Bad real estate property listing photos!
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How about when the agents stretch the pictures horizontally using photo shop to make the rooms look bigger? You can tell as the stretch looks ok…

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Oceanus2
Aug 22, 2011 8:09 pm
McLovin
McLovin
16 August 2011

Leak in bedroom prior to moving in...

Leak in bedroom prior to moving in...

It's all good guys, the agent just called me to say that the vendor is on to the insurance company to fix the job properly, and that we can inspect it to our satisfaction…

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McLovin
Aug 16, 2011 9:47 pm
eyspy
eyspy
5 August 2011

Made an offer on a property - were we played by the RE...

Made an offer on a property - were we played by the RE...
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You have been Gazumped Dictionary definition: Gazumping Gazumping is a term used in the UK and Australia…

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eyspy
Aug 05, 2011 9:43 pm
thoseriches
thoseriches
23 July 2011

SELL OR KEEP...

SELL OR KEEP...

You could keep it and borrow against it, with the rental income servicing the loan. You may even be able to do that in your own name, if your husband guarantees the loan…

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thoseriches
Jul 23, 2011 5:25 pm
mapcalla
mapcalla
20 July 2011

Anyone ever had to sell at handover? Advice please!!!

Anyone ever had to sell at handover? Advice please!!!

good luck with everything.... to let you know we built a house in 1995 and did not finish it... we ended up selling in 1999 to an investor who finished it off.... we got…

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mapcalla
Jul 20, 2011 2:54 pm
Wrighty1
Wrighty1
16 July 2011

land value in mount perry

land value in mount perry

Used to live on a quarter acre, with 3 dogs and a cat. This is easily a great amount for a house and some good out door living, garage, etc.

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Wrighty1
Jul 16, 2011 8:10 pm
B STAR
B STAR
26 June 2011

Help Who watched Hot property Tonight on TV

Help Who watched Hot property Tonight on TV

thanks guys thats the one. Was was fairly interested in house from the fact that I thought it was being undersold. The owners did say that it only costed them $250K to…

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B STAR
Jun 26, 2011 10:46 pm
Dollar
Dollar
25 June 2011

Selling your home?

Selling your home?
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Another suggestion as someone who was looking regulary at OFI before deciding to build Dont have STAGED FAMILY PORTRAITS on show or any…

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Dollar
Jun 25, 2011 7:47 pm
anthonyn
anthonyn
19 June 2011

Online Conveyencing

Online Conveyencing

yea i heard of them they are based in canberra and do everything online. There prices are very competitive, i called them up for a quote. I ended up using another firm…

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anthonyn
Jun 20, 2011 12:42 am
cattycatcat
cattycatcat
16 June 2011

Buying land advice :)

Buying land advice :)

I was talking to one of the sales reps for PD homes who said that if we let them know which blocks we had in mind they can look up in their data base and tell us which…

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cattycatcat
Jun 16, 2011 5:17 pm
cattycatcat
RenoTeam
RenoTeam
16 June 2011

Changing Real Estate Agent, Perth

Changing Real Estate Agent, Perth

Its a tricky little thing Agents can do on contracts, unfortunately you'll have to wait until the 160 has expired. If you sign with a 2nd Agent and he sells the property,…

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RenoTeam
Jun 16, 2011 4:33 am
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
11 June 2011

Rental Property Management - what to look for

Rental Property Management - what to look for

**this ended up being a lot longer than I intended, but I hope it helps!** DP and I own a small agency here in Perth; he has owned 2 other agencies previously and I’ve…

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Oceanus2
Jun 11, 2011 5:38 pm
didier
didier
5 June 2011

SELLING 'LIFESTYLE' SMALL PROPERTY - REDESDALE VIC

SELLING 'LIFESTYLE' SMALL PROPERTY - REDESDALE VIC

really Only 140k Interested in that. Please show me some pictures of the property :z:

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didier
Jun 05, 2011 2:40 pm
travelbug
travelbug
3 June 2011

buying a strata property

buying a strata property

I don't normally get building reports done on strata units BUT if there seemed to be a lot of workmanship/building type stuff coming up in strata I'd get one. You never…

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travelbug
Jun 03, 2011 6:21 pm
stam
stam
1 June 2011

House for Sale- under contract

House for Sale- under contract

Definitely not the ideal time to sell. We either had no interest or people offering as you said Mozzie ridiculously low prices. It may be a buyers market but you can't…

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stam
Jun 01, 2011 10:31 am
ladyhawk
ladyhawk
31 May 2011

Help!!!choose a real estate agent to rent out my house

Help!!!choose a real estate agent to rent out my house

So anyone has had experience about renting out property with these agents? Any advise of how to choose a agent to rent out my…

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ladyhawk
May 31, 2011 4:18 pm
cc&c
cc&c
16 May 2011

Subject to selling our property

Subject to selling our property

Found out that contract is renegotiated at the end of the period. Most likely an extension will be granted ... in this case.

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cc&c
May 16, 2011 5:03 pm
Tarleaf
Tarleaf
16 May 2011

'renting' out rooms in my PPOR, and the tax implications.

'renting' out rooms in my PPOR, and the tax implications.

Legally? yes you should be declaring it as an income, if that's the case you ought to pay tax on it. But one plus side is that you can claim the expenses for those 2 rooms…

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Tarleaf
May 16, 2011 3:05 pm
pjfred
pjfred
16 May 2011

Purchase - subject to leak in the ceiling being fixed

Purchase - subject to leak in the ceiling being fixed

Thanks Amadio, That's exactly the kind of situation we're trying to avoid. Will definitely use the services of an independent building inspector.

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pjfred
May 16, 2011 8:52 am
caz79
caz79
5 May 2011

House is sold!!

House is sold!!

Thanks all, i know we didn't wait long but the cooling off period is nerve racking!! Yes now we have to pack! And settlement is the 27th of May so not long at all! ARGHHHH!!! LOL

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caz79
May 05, 2011 8:01 pm
Banzai69
Banzai69
24 April 2011

Building and Pest Reports

Building and Pest Reports

i find in general that building and pest inspectors tend to churn out the same findings regardless of whether the house is in good condition or…

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Banzai69
Apr 24, 2011 4:04 pm
the_milesy
the_milesy
20 April 2011

Suburb recommendations for reasonably priced acreage

Suburb recommendations for reasonably priced acreage

Have a look on realestate.com.au. there are heaps. just for a start. Officer: http://www.realestate.com.au/property-r ... er-2749198 Bass (down the mornington…

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the_milesy
Apr 20, 2011 9:24 am
rhom
rhom
19 April 2011

HELP question re cooling off extended... only a 5% exchange

HELP question re cooling off extended... only a 5% exchange

once you exchange (swap contracts and deposit paid) i didnt think you could extend the cooling off period - its set in legislation. a purchaser can waive it (by signing a…

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rhom
Apr 19, 2011 4:06 pm
16paws
16paws
19 April 2011

So many lookers but no offers yet on our home UPDATE SOLD!

So many lookers but no offers yet on our home UPDATE SOLD!
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:: Congratulations, that is wonderful news, so much stress and worry gone. Now onto moving and the next processes. All the best!!

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16paws
Apr 19, 2011 9:05 am
JanetB
JanetB
18 April 2011

Sealed Bid

Sealed Bid

Sorry Donuts. Been crazy busy lately! No we didn't pay the extra $5000. My husband and I talked it over and felt that the offer we made was what we wanted to pay. We…

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JanetB
Apr 18, 2011 10:41 pm
jess p
jess p
16 April 2011

Confused & Nervous About Auction

Confused & Nervous About Auction
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in every auction i attend i add 100k on to the "offers" price, this way i dont get disappointed. This is eastern suburbs, sydney....might be only 50k elsewhere. Try to…

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jess p
Apr 16, 2011 2:41 pm
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jess p
Apr 16, 2011 2:37 pm
B STAR
B STAR
30 March 2011

Home Renovation Costs To Add Value to Property

Home Renovation Costs To Add Value to Property

i think the above is true. You only can add additional value if you do the stuff yourself, and or get the material really cheap. People seem to have different…

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B STAR
Mar 30, 2011 10:27 pm
Lot927
Lot927
28 March 2011

We have an offer and now negotiating - need your opinion

We have an offer and now negotiating - need your opinion

Mozzie... yes I myself seem to look at houses that have been on for a while and think whats wrong... a few things we thought of was that our home was too expensive for…

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Lot927
Mar 28, 2011 9:09 pm
piscean
piscean
27 March 2011

LEASING OWN PROPERTY TO TENANTS-Agent or Self?

LEASING OWN PROPERTY TO TENANTS-Agent or Self?

from the other side, DH and I rented a few different places over 11years before we were able to buy our own place. We never went through real estate agents and always…

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piscean
Mar 27, 2011 2:52 pm
AlexHW
AlexHW
16 March 2011

critique my home's online listing (north canberra)

critique my home's online listing (north canberra)

Its a very well presented house, the only thing that I would change would probably be the first picture in the album (of the front of the…

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AlexHW
Mar 16, 2011 2:15 pm
AlexHW
Sir Snagger
Sir Snagger
15 March 2011

When Real Estate photos get to personal – Fail!!!

When Real Estate photos get to personal – Fail!!!

Thats a pity. The incorrect post location bought this back up abut the pictures gone now! Can guess what the dog had found though ;)

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Sir Snagger
Mar 15, 2011 1:24 pm
Sir Snagger
acrebuild1
acrebuild1
10 March 2011

Convert back to Garage or not?

Convert back to Garage or not?

I know what you mean - we are on just over 5 acres but to get that we are 15mins from maitland CBD - would have been nice to get something alittle closer but we love where…

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acrebuild1
Mar 10, 2011 4:46 pm
Lot927
Lot927
28 February 2011

Glenmore Ridge

Glenmore Ridge

We have bought of the plan in glenmore ridge and once our home is sold and our land registered will build there. My husband works in the city so its not really a big deal…

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Lot927
Feb 28, 2011 6:47 pm
shape
shape
25 February 2011

Are a lot of sales falling through?

Are a lot of sales falling through?

This is one of the busiest time for the banks due to the " Pay your $700 break fee to switch campaign". Don't stress till it becomes a problem :) Regards Michael

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shape
Feb 25, 2011 10:22 am
shape
Doreena
Doreena
24 February 2011

Traffic-free areas?

Traffic-free areas?

Thanks guys. Shame there's no decent public transport that far out. My mate lives in Laurimar and says the bus has actually slowed traffic on Yan Yean Road at peak hour.…

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Doreena
Feb 24, 2011 2:32 pm
khaduj
khaduj
21 February 2011

land for sale with permit

land for sale with permit

Hi everyone, we have a block of land 570sqm that we are cery keen to sell, follow link for more info: http://www.realestate.com.au/property-t ... -107092234 Thanks for looking.

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khaduj
Feb 21, 2011 12:05 pm
Nic_s
Nic_s
19 February 2011

Strata Management - sydney metro area

Strata Management - sydney metro area

Thanks for all the responses. you have been so helpful.

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Nic_s
Feb 19, 2011 9:44 am
coga
coga
18 February 2011

Kealba ---- To buy ? Keilor Downs ----- To buy ?

Kealba ---- To buy ? Keilor Downs ----- To buy ?

Hello everyone, I am actively looking for a property to purchase in either Kealba or Keilor Downs, obviously Kealba is a bit less expensive but will it have better…

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coga
Feb 18, 2011 10:11 pm
shape
shape
16 February 2011

Confused by varying appraisals

Confused by varying appraisals

It's the way the industry work- when there are "human" involved rather then "processes " the outcome will vary a lot based on that "person's" experience, emotion, feel on…

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shape
Feb 16, 2011 8:26 pm
shape
Mozzie
Mozzie
13 February 2011

junk mail

junk mail

I kept getting mail for curtains and blinds when I had sheets up in the windows. These people actually drive around estates looking for people who need them and then…

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Mozzie
Feb 13, 2011 9:20 pm
Mozzie
bvbfan
bvbfan
31 January 2011

zoning

zoning

if you are still looking for this info try ACTPLA www.actpla.act.gov.au If you are looking for mapping with zoning details (ie residential, commercial) I think you can…

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bvbfan
Jan 31, 2011 11:01 pm
ledgend80
ledgend80
27 January 2011

Buying a house with an asbestos roof !! HELP !!!

Buying a house with an asbestos roof !! HELP !!!

had a guy at work with one. had a hail storm come through put a couple of holes in the roof, got onto insurance company they sent a roofer out he patched the holes and…

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ledgend80
Jan 27, 2011 9:13 pm
shape
shape
26 January 2011

Help! First home buyer - Termite damage!

Help! First home buyer - Termite damage!

Hey guys, I've posted this on whirlpool but I also wanted to see if you guys could help me too :) So we got our finances together and we're unconditionally…

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shape
Jan 26, 2011 2:20 am
shape
shape
shape
26 January 2011

First owners grant for duplex/dual living?

First owners grant for duplex/dual living?

ummm ok, correct me if im wrong- You bought a land under your name ( a long time ago???), now you want to build 2 property on this land. one of the home will be owned by…

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shape
Jan 26, 2011 1:41 am
shape
the_milesy
the_milesy
14 January 2011

Telstra Velocity at Eynesbury (huh?)

Telstra Velocity at Eynesbury (huh?)

To add to this, NBNCo "should" be taking over all of Telstra's fiber, including their Velocity estates. Its probably still a few years away, but there is a chance of…

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the_milesy
Jan 14, 2011 2:56 pm


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