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ohgosh
ohgosh
11 July

Caroline Springs vs Truganina vs Point Cook

Caroline Springs vs Truganina vs Point Cook

Hi All, we are looking to buy a 4BR home in western suburbs of Melbourne. We have a budget of around $700k. Currently we are considering Truganina, Tarneit, Williams…

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ohgosh
Jul 11, 2018 5:21 pm

Hey guys I am doing some research on buying my 2nd property for investment I am a bit torn on the location. My budget is around 400-450k mark and I want to buy a house…

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Patrick
Jan 19, 2018 4:21 pm
Patrick
qebtel
qebtel
4 November 2017

potential Adverse possession issue?

potential Adverse possession issue?

Make an oath (or whatever instrument your solictor suggests) and issue it to your neighbour. The oath should state the distance form your wall to thw boundary , and that…

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qebtel
Nov 04, 2017 8:33 pm
ninomiadi
ninomiadi
6 October 2017

Gateway Highgrange Truganina

Gateway Highgrange Truganina

Hi I asked lots of people living in Tarneit or Truganina. All said it is a good area. Not sure if you still decide to have it after cooling-off dates, but I can see lots…

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ninomiadi
Oct 06, 2017 9:54 am
brick91
brick91
29 July 2017

St Genevieve, Diggers Rest

St Genevieve, Diggers Rest

Yep, $11,400 fixed site costs (excluding rock removal) for 12.5x30 block with 300mm fall :)

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brick91
Jul 29, 2017 7:31 pm
cant decide
cant decide
9 June 2017

How to do agreement for tenant living with you

How to do agreement for tenant living with you

You can do it yourself if you are in Vic you can use this form: https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/library ... eement.doc It is a legally binding document that protects both…

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cant decide
Jun 09, 2017 4:53 pm
ken1628
ken1628
10 May 2017

River Valley Sunshine North

River Valley Sunshine North

hey guys are there any new update about River Valley?

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ken1628
May 10, 2017 1:14 am
Newport 275+
Newport 275+
29 March 2017

Highgrove estate (Clyde north, stage 17)

Highgrove estate (Clyde north, stage 17)

Hope everyone doing well, Received an email invitation from Highgrove for meet your neighbours on 8th April 9.30 - 10.30 Excited to see you all there...

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Newport 275+
Mar 29, 2017 11:21 am
qebtel
qebtel
7 February 2017

Changing Places - Real estate

Changing Places - Real estate

Yeah it just shows that the traditional style real estate agency still works. There are all sort of cheap options now but no one ever seems to be happy with them. I know…

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qebtel
Feb 07, 2017 2:04 pm
Vdubbed 12
Vdubbed 12
30 January 2017

Buying a family home in Chirnside Park, VIC

Buying a family home in Chirnside Park, VIC

If your brother think to buy a house outside of Melbourne, Prices are not too high in outside of Melbourne. Actually, in Adelaide, you can invest just $200/week for 3…

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Vdubbed 12
Jan 30, 2017 6:21 pm
chronos
chronos
6 December 2016

Property Appreciation Rate

Property Appreciation Rate

Hey guys, long time lurker - finally getting serious about buying my first home and starting to have questions that the extensive forum history…

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chronos
Dec 06, 2016 11:07 am
MoniqueElizabeth
MoniqueElizabeth
6 September 2016

New house - living in it myself but want to rent it and FOG

New house - living in it myself but want to rent it and FOG

My conveyancer has organised the fhog for me, money is going straight to the bank I won't even see it. I'm pretty sure it's 12 months you need to live in it for the fhog…

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MoniqueElizabeth
Sep 06, 2016 7:32 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
11 August 2016

Bloom estate in Clyde North

Bloom estate in Clyde North

I am assuming not many people would be building in their as it is a small boutique estate, Howeer they are now building thompsons run behind it, which is where we are…

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stayxtrue
Aug 11, 2016 5:43 pm
stayxtrue
trimum
trimum
11 August 2016

Capital gains tax on vacant land sale

Capital gains tax on vacant land sale

All expenses are deductible and if you shared ownership, then obviously the profits are also shared. There are also ways you can reduce your tax liability in the…

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trimum
Aug 11, 2016 2:16 pm
trimum
new_senior_citizen
new_senior_citizen
14 July 2016

Home Seller: Advice on Real Estate Agents.

Home Seller: Advice on Real Estate Agents.

Buying and selling any real estate is alot of negotiation. As you can only talk to the realtor, find someone with a personality and skillset that you can WORK WITH. In the…

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new_senior_citizen
Jul 14, 2016 8:21 am
rivbrusio
rivbrusio
2 July 2016

victoria settlement date

victoria settlement date

Common is 2 to 4 months. Don't know minimum and maximums

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rivbrusio
Jul 03, 2016 12:37 am
qebtel
qebtel
25 March 2016

Fradulent exclusive sales contract

Fradulent exclusive sales contract

I would advise you to engage a solicitor. Why? Because To be asking what you are asking here, shows you are seriously out of your depth with what you are doing.

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qebtel
Mar 25, 2016 8:51 pm
qebtel
qebtel
18 January 2016

Major structural changes - No building permits

Major structural changes - No building permits

Processed in what way? :oops: So the floor is a bit burnt too? lol ok jokes aside... Pay nil heed to anything an RE agent tells you. Due diligence always costs…

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qebtel
Jan 18, 2016 4:11 pm
mishb
mishb
3 December 2015

Buying vacant land in country Victoria

Buying vacant land in country Victoria

You aren't guaranteed a building permit, especially if your land is zoned rural agricultural, so be very careful if your intention is to build a house. Someone warned us…

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mishb
Dec 03, 2015 9:35 pm
qebtel
qebtel
16 November 2015

Best way to get an offer

Best way to get an offer

Sold for $346,600 on 18-Aug-15 (10 weeks after the first post was made). We originally had the house listed at "Buyers Over $345,000" although this has…

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qebtel
Nov 16, 2015 12:37 pm
Slab Heave Recipient
Slab Heave Recipient
1 September 2015

Need advice on a foundation issue for a 6 year old house

Need advice on a foundation issue for a 6 year old house

I would be more concerned at the authenticity of the qualifications of the author of the report. In the many excessive reports that have been performed on my house, I have…

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Slab Heave Recipient
Sep 01, 2015 1:55 am
chatto
chatto
11 July 2015

Questions about Cairns City and Suburbs- anyone live there?

Questions about Cairns City and Suburbs- anyone live there?

hey rob what do you think of the Aquis Resort they are looking to build at yorkeys knob? Do you think it will end up going ahead?

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chatto
Jul 12, 2015 12:17 am
travelbug
travelbug
20 June 2015

Land tax on dual occupancy

Land tax on dual occupancy

I assume you are living in it now so getting the land tax exemption due to it being your PPOR. As you are still living there I'd assume nothing would change. As the…

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travelbug
Jun 20, 2015 1:14 pm
qebtel
qebtel
25 May 2015

Confusion of Building permits.

Confusion of Building permits.

I now have this property which may or may not have an illegal bungalow on it/ converted garage with plastered walls and ceiling, plumbed and…

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qebtel
May 25, 2015 8:32 pm
questionable
questionable
3 April 2015

What do i need to do when I buy land?

What do i need to do when I buy land?

1) when do i need to get my finances sorted? like speak to the mortgage department in a bank. Its better to speak to your bank as early as possible. We spoke to our bank…

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questionable
Apr 03, 2015 1:44 pm
muscake
muscake
9 February 2015

New to Bacchus Marsh

New to Bacchus Marsh

Hi meowsy. We have just put our house on the market in Wyndham vale and are looking for a block in bacchus marsh to build on. Our eldest son has just started school at…

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muscake
Feb 09, 2015 2:36 pm
bashworth
bashworth
21 January 2015

Land sales list?

Land sales list?

+1 Especially the Home Magazine in the Herald Sun

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bashworth
Jan 21, 2015 10:35 pm
bashworth
surfprado
surfprado
3 January 2015

Big Dilemma -Old house close to CBD or New in outer suburbs

Big Dilemma -Old house close to CBD or New in outer suburbs

+1 Be careful of buying in outer suburbs as there will generally be one main arterial road into the city. Be it a week day or weekend, travel…

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surfprado
Jan 03, 2015 11:50 pm
surfprado
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
20 November 2014

Vendo passed away before settlement - advice appreciated

Vendo passed away before settlement - advice appreciated

Once probate is granted the executor of the Estate will be legally empowered to sell the house. Hopefully the person had a valid will and did not die intestate. And the…

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Treeseachanger
Nov 20, 2014 1:21 am
Always Scheming
Always Scheming
4 November 2014

Opinions appreciated - silent real estate agent?

Opinions appreciated - silent real estate agent?

We have had similar experiences, although the agent has acknowledged the offer but once he takes it to the owners we never get an answer, the agent will tell us the owner…

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Always Scheming
Nov 04, 2014 9:22 am
plc
plc
29 August 2014

First Home / Land buyer questions

First Home / Land buyer questions

Hi All I am a new land buyer and just after a bit of advice. Firstly what is the process from start to finish; is there a guide anywhere ?? I…

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plc
Aug 29, 2014 1:46 pm
travelbug
travelbug
24 August 2014

Seeking some advice as a single homeowner

Seeking some advice as a single homeowner

You have the equity term correct. Equity is the value of the house minus what you owe on it. But unfortunately this is not the amount you can borrow. Using an 80% borrow…

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travelbug
Aug 24, 2014 11:39 am
qebtel
qebtel
15 August 2014

advertising strategies

advertising strategies

Agree with all the sentiments expressed so far. Setting advertised price below the reserve is a std RE practice that gets more punters in. With more hopefuls bidding,…

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qebtel
Aug 15, 2014 2:55 pm
Ponzu
Ponzu
6 August 2014

Buying Land in Truganina & Point Cook area price per M2?

Buying Land in Truganina & Point Cook area price per M2?

soil test yes its possible, house design approval, no. couple of things to consider first is that by the time you get to the builder submitting your house design to the…

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Ponzu
Aug 06, 2014 11:16 am
Ponzu
Ponzu
31 July 2014

Advice needed: agent put my house on realestate illegally.

Advice needed: agent put my house on realestate illegally.

+1. alot of them are. you get all sorts, and all sorts all need somwhere to live.…

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Ponzu
Jul 31, 2014 9:46 am
Liliana
Liliana
27 June 2014

RiverWalk Estate - Werribee

RiverWalk Estate - Werribee

You might find some people on this thread to answer your questions; viewtopic.php?f=31&t=43930&hilit=+Riverwalk+

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Liliana
Jun 27, 2014 7:30 pm
vikramgiridhar
vikramgiridhar
24 June 2014

To build equity? Or ride the cycle?

To build equity? Or ride the cycle?

Can someone share their thoughts on Williams town for purchasing a property to live?

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vikramgiridhar
Jun 24, 2014 2:43 pm
Keffufal
Keffufal
23 June 2014

How to check land size - help!

How to check land size - help!

I know this is a bit of an old post, but if anyone comes along with a similar query here is my experience - Yes grab a 60m measuring tape from Bunnings, $28 and so…

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Keffufal
Jun 23, 2014 6:18 pm
Keffufal
EmyN
EmyN
12 June 2014

Are we crazy?

Are we crazy?

I would be very wary that you would give up your "dream home" chasing an ideal that just doesn't eventuate. How do you know an older home would feel any better? I would…

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EmyN
Jun 12, 2014 9:28 pm
EmyN
Tony1993
Tony1993
20 April 2014

Buying in a restructure overlay (RO)?

Buying in a restructure overlay (RO)?

Hey guys, Have found land that I'm very interested in, and I'm considering making an offer to the vendor. One issue with the section 32 is it falls within a Restructure…

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Tony1993
Apr 20, 2014 11:46 pm
Back Pocket
Back Pocket
12 March 2014

Buying Land

Buying Land

Up that way dale, you need to also ask about the building envelope on many blocks up that way. Some blocks have a specific area that you can build within on that block so…

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Back Pocket
Mar 12, 2014 10:44 pm
Cameron32
Cameron32
28 January 2014

ready to build land for sale

ready to build land for sale

how much its cost? post some pictures

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Cameron32
Jan 28, 2014 8:41 am
Cameron32
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
6 January 2014

Buying first home in Aus

Buying first home in Aus

is there a way of finding out about good schools in the area? We don't have kids yet and don't really know anyone in the area, so not sure how to…

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SaveH2O
Jan 06, 2014 7:33 am
SaveH2O
meowsy
meowsy
30 October 2013

Rental and operating costs growth ? Qld unit

Rental and operating costs growth ? Qld unit

OK, well I've finally got my head around the cash flow and the tax savings. You're right, occupancy of 50% isn't great, I'm not even sure what I was looking at then. Lol.…

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meowsy
Oct 30, 2013 10:54 am
meowsy
robbie55
robbie55
26 October 2013

Selling with planning permit or building permit aswell?

Selling with planning permit or building permit aswell?

People are only really going to be concerned with planning approval for two reasons 1) they are probably going to tweak your plans anyway and 2) they just want to know…

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robbie55
Oct 26, 2013 6:50 pm
robbie55
sceen7
sceen7
14 October 2013

Newport VIC options, and also a bus stop.

Newport VIC options, and also a bus stop.

it does depend on where in Newport you are. Bay side of Williamstown road will always do better, but of course is more expensive. We started our house hunt in Williamstown…

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sceen7
Oct 14, 2013 11:12 am
Nonna
Nonna
28 September 2013

Coburg hill(3058) - buying advice?

Coburg hill(3058) - buying advice?

Hi, Not sure if you're still about. I currently live in Coburg. There are no high schools in Coburg. But there are in Brunswick and Fawkner. Coburg Hill is closer to…

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Nonna
Sep 28, 2013 5:09 pm
Nonna
ebanster
ebanster
6 September 2013

Upgrading to The Hills District, NSW - Advices please

Upgrading to The Hills District, NSW - Advices please

Thanks guys. I will need to familiarise myself with the roads, t-ways, buses, etc. Both me and my wife are working in the city. However, if we are able to secure a house…

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ebanster
Sep 06, 2013 10:54 am
ebanster
travelbug
travelbug
2 August 2013

Medium term accommodation whilst renovating

Medium term accommodation whilst renovating

Landlords won't like the fact that you only want short term but (I shouldnt say this) you dont have to tell them you wont renew. Some only give a 6 month contract to make…

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