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aware
aware
19 March 2010

Does anyone buy renovate and sell for a living

Does anyone buy renovate and sell for a living

ha! Ive done it professionally, and its hard to make good money from renovating. the money is in developing , but that requires a lot fo capital, out of most peoples…

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aware
Mar 19, 2010 10:36 pm
aware
aware
19 March 2010

What to offer when it says "price guide above $..."?

What to offer when it says "price guide above $..."?

Dont come to Qld. they way things are done in other states, makes Qld look like the wild west when it comes to property deals! the whole system needs a boot up the ar5e,…

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aware
Mar 19, 2010 10:47 pm
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aware
Mar 19, 2010 11:03 pm
aware
aware
20 March 2010

Dream is turning into a nightmare..

Dream is turning into a nightmare..

there nothing to worry about with public housing tenants I guess, but we all know the stigma and why. IT may not lower the value of your home, but people, like myself,…

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aware
Mar 20, 2010 6:05 pm
aware
aware
20 March 2010

Agents interest

Agents interest

err, once bitten,…

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aware
Mar 20, 2010 8:13 pm
Helyn
Helyn
20 March 2010

Exclusive Sale of Rights

Exclusive Sale of Rights

All sales people want to sell you something, Well, duh, of course ::dizzy:: - no secrets there, obviously a real estate agency is a business ::study::

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Helyn
Mar 20, 2010 8:29 pm
Helyn
kek
kek
21 March 2010

who does their own property selling and conveyancing?

who does their own property selling and conveyancing?

For rental bonds, it used to be possible to set up a bank account on which both landlord and tenant are required to sign to…

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kek
Mar 21, 2010 2:06 pm
kek
johnvergara77
johnvergara77
24 March 2010

Can i sack a Real estate Agency?

Can i sack a Real estate Agency?

Hi Andymac, I hope by now you have received resolution on your issue. If not, sacking a real estate agent requires you to put in a 30 day notice after the initial…

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johnvergara77
Mar 24, 2010 10:28 am
johnvergara77
travelbug
travelbug
26 March 2010

Capitol gains

Capitol gains

OK as I said- if you are not buying a new PPOR it doesn't matter BUT if you are buying another PPOR you will pay CGT. "My question is : How is the profit calculated? Is…

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travelbug
Mar 26, 2010 4:57 pm
johnvergara77
johnvergara77
27 March 2010

no settlement date on contract

no settlement date on contract

Hi Harlen, Who is doing the conveyancing on your behalf? Also there should be a real estate agent hot to trot to follow up on settlement! I suggest getting onto your…

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johnvergara77
Mar 27, 2010 7:44 am
johnvergara77
mishb
mishb
2 April 2010

short term rentals??

short term rentals??

We had this problem last year, the gap ended up just under 4 weeks. We found an apartment rental in St Kilda on Stayz. and treated it like a long holiday.

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mishb
Apr 02, 2010 10:16 pm
kek
kek
15 April 2010

Yet another FHO confused – 14*32 (448m2) for $310 vs 16*32

Yet another FHO confused – 14*32 (448m2) for $310 vs 16*32

Good advice, Mozzie.... we have a large single storey on a block that's large for the area, with not a lot of yard left, and it suits us perfectly. The only thing that…

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kek
Apr 15, 2010 7:59 am
kek
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
16 April 2010

Need advice

Need advice

Sorry i have to disagree a little, prices are not always on the rise. Historically over the long term real estate prices have risen like everything else but property also…

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BeatrixKiddo
Apr 16, 2010 3:27 pm
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Perth Builder
Apr 19, 2010 1:26 pm
Perth Builder
Perth Builder
19 April 2010

Pictorial sign - does it really help?

Pictorial sign - does it really help?

I think a serious purchaser does exhaustive homework and will source all the info from the agents own site for all the pics, costing you nothing, high profile billboards…

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Perth Builder
Apr 19, 2010 1:39 pm
Nightshade
Nightshade
19 April 2010

Switch agents or wait 12 mths and try again..advice needed.

Switch agents or wait 12 mths and try again..advice needed.

So an update on what I did. I ended our agreement after the exclusive period and switched to a different agent and after 2 opens have my house under contract..just hope…

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Nightshade
Apr 19, 2010 7:06 pm
Living the dream
Living the dream
20 April 2010

fastest ways to make money in realestate.

fastest ways to make money in realestate.

If it's "buy low, sell high" it sounds like short sale... Depends on what you mean by short sale? We bought 4 years ago at $250 000. We…

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Living the dream
Apr 20, 2010 7:13 am
Perth Builder
Perth Builder
21 April 2010

Advice needed

Advice needed

The white ant inspection is carried out by a licensed pest controller, quite different from a licensed builder, 2 different reports are needed, although some companies can…

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Perth Builder
Apr 21, 2010 2:24 am
Perth Builder
Perth Builder
21 April 2010

Contract Clauses

Contract Clauses

Buying off the plan - better to be concerned with liquidity than clauses

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Perth Builder
Apr 21, 2010 2:38 am
penny73
penny73
21 April 2010

Strata title and Owners Corp. Should I still buy it?

Strata title and Owners Corp. Should I still buy it?

I am looking at purchasing the original house on what has been a very large block now subdivided and with 4 units on it plus the original house. It has a body corporate…

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penny73
Apr 21, 2010 3:01 pm
Bozza
Bozza
22 April 2010

block for sale in the new rouse hill estate

block for sale in the new rouse hill estate

not sure if i can do this here - anyone interested?? please pm me! bozza

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Bozza
Apr 22, 2010 12:30 am
travelbug
travelbug
25 April 2010

property pricing during economic crisis

property pricing during economic crisis
1, 2

It's interesting reading comments from a while ago. Hindsight is a wonderful thing. This thread was started in Oct 08. Yes everyone was talking huge drops. Some waited…

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travelbug
Apr 25, 2010 11:24 am
Onanist
Onanist
28 April 2010

Gwelup.Subdivision may 'pose asbestos risk'

Gwelup.Subdivision may 'pose asbestos risk'

I have not purchased here, but I know a family that was able to refund their deposit and buy elsewhere - lucky for them! Ironically, a City of Stirling councillor lives…

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Onanist
Apr 28, 2010 12:15 pm
jimmalenko
jimmalenko
4 May 2010

Anyone sold a house recently?

Anyone sold a house recently?

jimmalenko, I already have 3 interested buyers in my house, so figure I could almost sell it without an agent .... so I'm pretty keen to pay…

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jimmalenko
May 04, 2010 3:12 pm
Sopra
Sopra
6 May 2010

50 square house in Aspley for sale

50 square house in Aspley for sale

Any one interested in a large house in Brisbane, North Side suburb of Aspley. Have a look at this link. 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car garage, 2 kitchens, fully renovated.…

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Sopra
May 06, 2010 8:09 pm
jessie87
jessie87
6 May 2010

Building and selling Capital Gains

Building and selling Capital Gains

Thanks heaps for that :) You have been very helpful.

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jessie87
May 06, 2010 11:49 pm
travelbug
travelbug
11 May 2010

A couple of questions re selling privately....

A couple of questions re selling privately....

Personally I hate price ranges or offers above. While I do a lot of research into an area and usually know what it's worth. A lot of home buyers do not. Most people only…

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travelbug
May 11, 2010 5:19 pm
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Cooped07
Jun 01, 2010 6:09 pm
Cooped07
MissVintage
MissVintage
3 June 2010

What would you do ??? Selling Drama - Buyer disapears

What would you do ??? Selling Drama - Buyer disapears

Thanks Guys I was leaning towards to moving on bit as well. I think every one else was just upset at what we had to go through and of course the property lawyer was…

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MissVintage
Jun 03, 2010 11:41 am
MissVintage
Ceebs
Ceebs
3 June 2010

My house for sale

My house for sale

Hi Sharee Your house looks lovely. I have been following your posts/progress on the other thread. We are about to put…

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Ceebs
Jun 03, 2010 8:36 pm

Settlement tips/suggestions

Settlement tips/suggestions

Hi there. We have sold I guess 30 houses and I have attended the settlement on I suppose 8 or 10. The solicitor/conveyencer should have no problem with the settlement on…

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dennis restoration
Jun 03, 2010 11:13 pm
building1
building1
18 June 2010

Questions re Auctions and conditions of sale

Questions re Auctions and conditions of sale

What state are you in? It's possible laws vary between states, but IMO that is not what happens in Victoria. We sold our house prior to auction…

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building1
Jun 18, 2010 6:12 pm
Hels
Hels
23 June 2010

House on market

House on market

Hi everyone, just some advice & feedback would be great! We have had our house on the market for 2 Wks tomorrow. It has had 500 hits on…

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Hels
Jun 23, 2010 7:05 pm
Hels
perthhomelover
perthhomelover
26 June 2010

Osborne Park Property for Rent - Now $270 per week.

Osborne Park Property for Rent - Now $270 per week.

Osborne Park Townhouse For Rent, Available now. 2x1x1. Cape Street. New flooring and new doors installed today. Great location short walk to Main Street Cafe/Restaurant…

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perthhomelover
Jun 26, 2010 10:20 am
Purple Patch
Purple Patch
26 June 2010

Clover sale - East Bentleigh

Clover sale - East Bentleigh

The two lots left are Lot 33 550m2 asking $770k Lot 22 528m2 asking $740k This is for sale in McKinnon 581m2 and should sell around $850, basically land…

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Purple Patch
Jun 26, 2010 6:02 pm
guru
guru
2 July 2010

Contract signed but the agent hasnt set "Under Offer" on RE

Contract signed but the agent hasnt set "Under Offer" on RE

Finally the agent removed the RE ad, 2 weeks after settlement. the property was settled on the 16th June. thanks everyone for your responses.

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guru
Jul 02, 2010 5:03 pm
jimmalenko
jimmalenko
3 July 2010

Breaking rental lease - with least pain

Breaking rental lease - with least pain

We were in a similar situation ... the agent informed us that we needed to give 1 months notice, then as long as they found a tenant within that time, we wouldn't have to…

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jimmalenko
Jul 03, 2010 6:23 am
Cleishy
Cleishy
6 July 2010

Agent wont give section 32

Agent wont give section 32

Most likely the agent hasn't got a 32 so is asking for an offer so that if it is accepted by the vendor he will then have one prepared. Sometimes vendors refuse to get a…

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Cleishy
Jul 06, 2010 3:19 pm
Cleishy
grace_slick
grace_slick
9 July 2010

Buying a tenanted property to live in as first home owner?

Buying a tenanted property to live in as first home owner?

We bought a tenanted property as our first home. It was good timing though for us, in that we signed the contract in May, got a 3 month settlement so didn’t take…

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grace_slick
Jul 09, 2010 1:42 pm
grace_slick
Rizzo
Rizzo
10 July 2010

Our agent = not good :(

Our agent = not good :(

OMG, I realise this is an older thread, but OMG, definately sounds like an agent that doesn't know how to do their job. That's a lot for advertising fees too. We had a…

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Rizzo
Jul 10, 2010 10:13 am
Gemma2010
Gemma2010
12 July 2010

Relocatable houses - any advice?

Relocatable houses - any advice?

Hi Everyone, My partner and I are considering buying land and putting a relocatable home on it. Does anyone have any experiences?? We are in Melbourne and looking to buy…

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Gemma2010
Jul 12, 2010 12:06 am
silkinteriors
silkinteriors
12 July 2010

Auction tonight, pretty sure it's going to fail :(

Auction tonight, pretty sure it's going to fail :(

Best of luck! It's interesting hearing about it from the vendor's perspective as I'm always been on the buying side.

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silkinteriors
Jul 12, 2010 12:37 pm
silkinteriors
silkinteriors
silkinteriors
12 July 2010

Deposit Bond/Guarantees

Deposit Bond/Guarantees

Has anyone used a deposit bond as your deposit if you were a successful bidder at an auction? Just wondering if there are any issues we should be aware of before going…

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silkinteriors
Jul 12, 2010 12:46 pm
silkinteriors
grace_slick
grace_slick
13 July 2010

House prices gone mad?

House prices gone mad?

Yeah, it's no use (to me anyway) encouraging people to buy house & land packages way out in the middle of nowhere to get them away from the overpriced, too-crowded suburbs…

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grace_slick
Jul 13, 2010 3:13 pm
grace_slick
mel_mox
mel_mox
13 July 2010

Auction or private sale???

Auction or private sale???

Hi everyone, Well we sold on Saturday, but 10k below our reserve. I was devastated but ok now. The sales agent we had was awesome but the night before the auction we were…

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mel_mox
Jul 13, 2010 9:23 pm
mel_mox
mel_mox
13 July 2010

Rentals available in doreen

Rentals available in doreen

Hi everyone Looking to rent a house in Doreen while we build our hm. Anyone have anything for 350 a wk & available in sept? Mel

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mel_mox
Jul 13, 2010 9:40 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
14 July 2010

What pictures, paintings do I buy to replace photos?

What pictures, paintings do I buy to replace photos?

I’m sure I’ve seen fairly cheap and medium / largish sized pre-framed pictures in Target, Kmart and places like The Reject Shop with landscape pictures, or other such…

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grace_slick
Jul 14, 2010 12:18 pm
grace_slick
jinroh
jinroh
14 July 2010

Anyone renting while they build?

Anyone renting while they build?
1, 2, 3

If anyone looking for renting a house for short term while building in the west VIC (Deer Park), I might be able to help you. shoot me an email: jinroh87@gmail.com

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jinroh
Jul 14, 2010 4:10 pm
mel_mox
mel_mox
14 July 2010

stupid auctions

stupid auctions
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thks mrs b :-) I am finally over it now. But what a let down. Ha ha Good to hear that it Has happened to other people. Mel

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mel_mox
Jul 14, 2010 9:09 pm


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