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Hi All, We are providing Professional cleaning services across Melbourne, Canberra and suburbs. Our Services include: 1. Carpet Cleaning Melbourne 2. End of Lease…

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carpetsteamcleaning
Jun 20, 2018 7:24 pm
pw1923
pw1923
9 June

Building with New Living Homes

Building with New Living Homes
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They aren't going to encourage you to do that because they won't make money on the mark-up.

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pw1923
Jun 09, 2018 7:16 am
pw1923
Jina
Jina
5 June

Investment property

Investment property

I am planning to buy a investment property.Is it advisable to buy in Sydney or in Melbourne. I want to buy a house around 300-400m2

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Jina
Jun 05, 2018 1:49 pm
Jina
Jina
5 June

House to Live in

House to Live in

I bought a townhouse(off the plan) in 2017 in toongabbie and this property is still under construction.I feel i did mistake by investing my money here as I see lot of…

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Jina
Jun 05, 2018 11:22 am
Arlo09
Arlo09
17 May

How to pack fragile items?

How to pack fragile items?

MiniMovers prepared a video for people who need a guide in packing fragile items in preparation for their move. Here is the link of our video.…

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Arlo09
May 17, 2018 4:06 pm
Arlo09
Charlz
Charlz
10 May

First step homes

First step homes

Has anyone borrowed with first step home loans?

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Charlz
May 10, 2018 6:58 pm
yoyohv
yoyohv
3 May

Slab Progress Payment shortfall?

Slab Progress Payment shortfall?

Hi all, yeah. It was the FHOG.... All sorted. Apparently the builder got all the invoice paid in full... Only the difference between the invoice and FHOG was charged on…

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yoyohv
May 03, 2018 3:31 pm

Hi, I recently wrote an article about eco-friendly moving tips. It's a topic I'm really passionate about as I try to make everyday choices that minimise my impact on the…

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Budget-Self-Pack
May 01, 2018 1:19 pm
Budget-Self-Pack

Hey, I hope your move went well with your cat. For anyone moving interstate with a pet and wanting more info about that... I wrote a blog post about the topic

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Budget-Self-Pack
May 01, 2018 1:16 pm
Budget-Self-Pack
steel
steel
30 April

Aubin Grove VS Success VS Hammond Park

Aubin Grove VS Success VS Hammond Park

Success and Hammond Park are slightly older than Aubin Grove. All 3 have nicer areas and some less nice areas. Ive lived in Aubin Grove before. Currently building in…

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steel
Apr 30, 2018 8:01 pm
dev1211
dev1211
30 April

Noble Home Builders - Oasis Riverstone Stage 1/2

Noble Home Builders - Oasis Riverstone Stage 1/2

Hi, Just my personal thoughts while evaluating Noble as a buyer: Honestly, I don't think Noble is a bad builder. Yes, it is their first project and they may have…

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dev1211
Apr 30, 2018 1:59 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
14 April

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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SaveH2O
Apr 14, 2018 11:15 pm
SaveH2O
RjMaan
RjMaan
14 April

Wanting to buy but.....

Wanting to buy but.....

I think you can also ask some of your friend to lend money since you are unable to borrow money from bank.

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RjMaan
Apr 14, 2018 1:31 pm
Arlo09
Arlo09
11 April

Removalist Recommendations in Melbourne

Removalist Recommendations in Melbourne
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Anyone still looking for a furniture removalists in Melbourne? I would suggest MiniMovers, a local moving company that serves all throughout Melbourne. They continue to…

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Arlo09
Apr 11, 2018 3:24 pm
Arlo09

Figuring out what size mortgage we can finance

Figuring out what size mortgage we can finance

You can mitigate some of the risk by considering a fixed rate - and in terms of affordability if the bank has already passed you through their calculators the next and…

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becjarrettdalton
Apr 09, 2018 11:26 pm
becjarrettdalton
Jenesahill
Jenesahill
29 March

Shared Accommodation In Melbourne

Shared Accommodation In Melbourne

I have been granted with Student Visa to Australia. In the coming month I will be moving to Australia but I have no idea how to search for shared apartment. Anyone can…

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Jenesahill
Mar 29, 2018 7:22 pm
Jenesahill
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mbwest
Mar 23, 2018 3:43 pm
bashworth
bashworth
20 March

How to chose a lot?

How to chose a lot?

North facing block in my opinion are some of the worst. See this post for more

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bashworth
Mar 20, 2018 6:12 pm
bashworth
lad2018
lad2018
15 March

Lender Mortgage Insurance Question

Lender Mortgage Insurance Question

Try to check with another insurance online calculator, like here: But indeed, for me your argument and calculation sounds good

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lad2018
Mar 15, 2018 3:33 pm
CW_L
CW_L
12 March

ORAN PARK: stage 31 any news on Land registration

ORAN PARK: stage 31 any news on Land registration
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I thought so too... unless everyone has just decided to build yellow cinder block retaining walls?

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CW_L
Mar 12, 2018 3:50 pm
CW_L
alymei
alymei
10 March

The Crossing, Karalee

The Crossing, Karalee

Hey, just wondering wjat were your soil types and did you encounter any rock? We want to buy up in stage 7 TIA

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alymei
Mar 10, 2018 1:37 pm

Architect/Designer fees

Architect/Designer fees

The Architects & Builders want to be paid for work nothing is free, especially, if the building contract falls over If you haven't got enough for fees (2-3%) then you…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 07, 2018 11:14 am
StructuralBIMGuy
abhiadams
abhiadams
2 March

Anyone building in 26-34 Schofields Farm Road? Or nearby?

Anyone building in 26-34 Schofields Farm Road? Or nearby?

Hey mate, Yes we are. Have you settled in on any builders? Have you got to know abt the land registration date as yet? Cheers

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abhiadams
Mar 02, 2018 9:16 pm
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
20 February

Things to discuss about mortgage penalty

Things to discuss about mortgage penalty

Erm - this is Australian site - in Australia no penalties for variable rate - go Aussie!!! The rest doesnt really apply to us either

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becjarrettdalton
Feb 20, 2018 4:56 pm
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
19 February

Go cheap now or better later?

Go cheap now or better later?

Got it. That’s lending criteria....tough isn’t it. So you can’t even buy a fixer upper? Potential future knockdown?

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becjarrettdalton
Feb 19, 2018 6:06 pm
becjarrettdalton
plc
plc
9 February

Buy land now, or jumping the gun?

Buy land now, or jumping the gun?

As Bec says, only you can make the call. Its a lifestyle decision. Just make sure you are able to afford the loans with an equity release and there is no shortfall in…

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plc
Feb 09, 2018 10:04 pm
HDRider
HDRider
29 January

Valuation based on preliminary floor plans

Valuation based on preliminary floor plans

Hi Guys, Does anyone know if a bank (/Valuator) can consider preliminary floor plans and site plan (without…

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HDRider
Jan 29, 2018 3:44 pm

Build Loan

Build Loan

Do you have a spare room??? Sounds like bliss!

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becjarrettdalton
Jan 21, 2018 2:14 pm
becjarrettdalton

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 3:21 pm
Patrick

If this is the first time that you will be relocating to some other state or city, or even to another part of your town or city,…

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suity
Jan 12, 2018 4:04 pm
suity
JAMBY
JAMBY
2 January

FHOB - Newbie nerves

FHOB - Newbie nerves

You should be fine. They mostly care about income, savings and debts and you can tick all three boxes. I know when we were in a similar financial situation and went for a…

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JAMBY
Jan 02, 2018 12:29 am
JAMBY
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
15 December 2017

Finance different trades in custom build

Finance different trades in custom build

Perfect, that’s a great idea. Lock down exactly what you want, visit the suppliers they use & make your selections as early as possible.

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becjarrettdalton
Dec 15, 2017 10:16 pm
becjarrettdalton
mscrashed
mscrashed
11 December 2017

Looking to buy in the South West / Gledswood Hills area

Looking to buy in the South West / Gledswood Hills area

so u based in QLD looking to purchase an IP in Sydney? anything new between 650,000 - $685,000 in that area is a great deal. And having the gas project near the estate…

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mscrashed
Dec 11, 2017 4:55 pm
volmix
volmix
11 December 2017

Rochedale dumping ground

Rochedale dumping ground

Hi, I live in Rochedale at the moment (probably the same distance as you to the dumping ground but on the opposite end) and couldnt smell anything at all. The only time I…

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volmix
Dec 11, 2017 4:01 pm
rakshu_n_ranch
rakshu_n_ranch
20 November 2017

Land evaluation in Highbrook Precint, Gateway Estate

Land evaluation in Highbrook Precint, Gateway Estate

Hi, I picked up a stage 15 lot at this estate. What has the bank evaluation been on lots around this estate? Has there been huge shortfalls or has the land value…

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rakshu_n_ranch
Nov 20, 2017 2:58 pm
dream2017
dream2017
12 November 2017

Is booking a land and on-sale later a good strategy?

Is booking a land and on-sale later a good strategy?

Hi Sorry, was out of touch a bit and late in response. Yeah you are right. It would be a bit of gambling on the return, I agree. Thanks for the input. It helped.

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dream2017
Nov 12, 2017 8:45 pm
becjarrettdalton
becjarrettdalton
8 November 2017

Interest Only Payments end after construction?

Interest Only Payments end after construction?

You know you're allowed to pay extra, and any extra you pay comes off principal...if that helps. If you're wanting to start sooner

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becjarrettdalton
Nov 08, 2017 4:00 am
becjarrettdalton
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 7:33 pm
qebtel
qebtel
4 November 2017

buying privately

buying privately

Meth testing? Bwaaa ha ha , another pointless enterprise designed to fleece unsuspecting fools of their money. …

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qebtel
Nov 04, 2017 7:19 pm
michae
michae
19 October 2017

Second Mortgage

Second Mortgage

Hi Many mortgage lenders are reducing the availability of second mortgage programs as the secondary…

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michae
Oct 19, 2017 9:50 pm
michae
michae
michae
19 October 2017

First home - How much do I need to save?

First home - How much do I need to save?

Great Job! you are one step ahead for people…

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michae
Oct 19, 2017 9:27 pm
michae
Hamish_14
Hamish_14
16 October 2017

The Greens - Strathfield by Conquest

The Greens - Strathfield by Conquest

Golf view is great, but beware of early morning noisy works on lawn every other day!

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Hamish_14
Oct 16, 2017 1:03 pm
michae
michae
15 October 2017

Finance not approved - preliminary deposit

Finance not approved - preliminary deposit

I agree with @lovisa . It will also depends on the time gap between the…

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michae
Oct 15, 2017 4:10 am
michae
michae
michae
13 October 2017

dreaming?

dreaming?

Before you look for mortage broker, you should consider these: First, talk with someone who have already done this and gain some tips from them. Second, discuss this…

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michae
Oct 13, 2017 7:49 am
michae

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