i contacted yarra valley water and they informed me that it was the owner's responsibility..but in our case, the sewerage is shared between two properties and therefore the costs are 50/50..the neighbour refuses to pay as he does not live in the house.. he wants to develop the property..i had to pay – a small fortune!! i have been told that i h…[Read more]
no financial literacy in any sense. my father owned two pharmacies and pretty much invested NONE of his profits. i only became interested in investing (which i am yet to do) simply due to meeting people on incomes 1/3 of mine and owning properties. my mother taught me how to spend without any caution!! even in her tender age of 70, she stil…[Read more]
thanks raddles.. my parents have bought this soon to be completed unit and the builder has yet to subdivide the land for title purposes.. i'm still wondering if they have to pay stamp duty given that it is still being built..
yes, i read the contract today – it also gave a time frame of 4 weeks.. the house has only been on the market for a day!! i'm afraid that my parents might be in for a rude shock..pinknic, it sounds very odd to me too..
sorry if i wasn't clear about what kind of visa.. the family who bought it are from china and have purchased it for their daughter who is studying in australia.. the real estate agent informed my parents that one cannot purchase a property unless they are a resident (permanent).. he also assured them that this is common and that there shou…[Read more]
i rented a property through barry plant and in the 5 years that i lived there, not one property mananger had come through the property.. no inspections, no contact and only 1 increase in rent..as a tenant, it was great..
this is actually my brother's biggest booboo.. had an opportunity to buy a house in canterbury (melbourne) in 1987 for $150,000..instead bought in bulleen for $140,000..house in canterbury is now worth over $2 mil..house in bulleen is worth $420,000..all because he was afraid of borrowing the extra $10,000.. lucky for him his house in bulleen is f…[Read more]
And that's just one item. What else do you do; how's the cakes and bottled water?? [/quote]ok, you asked: croissant with ham and cheese – breakfast ritual and two lattes lunch – depends on the mood but typically either yum cha or japanese, sometimes a parma and chips dinner – i typically cook…[Read more]
thanks everyone for the responses..i'm a shocking consumer.. hell even my sister in law just bought her 3rd property and i make almost three times what she makes and have pretty much nothing to show for it.. the more i read the posts here, the more i realise that it's not about the income but about financial awareness and astuteness..i will s…[Read more]
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