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Old Apr 2nd 2013, 2:24 am
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Been away for the weekend at the beach. Started thinking about what I really miss about my life in NZ and it was doing the lifestyle thing. Whilst we live in a nice ward it is all very suburban. May come to nothing but am going to look at this tomorrow. Have all me finance agreed in principle and will raise a mortgage on our Palmy home and change some of our UK wedge for the deposit on the new, well very old actually home.

Will rent this place and forget it for 2 years on a fixed mortgage.

New place is just out of Ashhurst.
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I was going to say that you can't buy an 'old, old' home in NZ, coz European settlers haven't been here long enough for any home to get 'old, old'.

But I won't!

Instead, I will say "Make sure you get a full survey done". It's worth the extra, coz you have someone to blame/sue if it falls down a week later! Do they have termites in NZ...?

<But then, this is Genesis... I may need to keep my trap shut so he doesn't worry himself to death...>
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does the tractor come with it?
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Good Luck, you deserve it after all you've gone through
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Good Luck, you deserve it after all you've gone through
Thank you all for your kind words, nothing really to worry about apart from flooding, borer, dry rot (wet rot when it is flooded) and those burglars who target old, insecure homes in the middle of nowhere!!!!

PS Ashhurst makes Palmy look like Monaco.
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Originally Posted by Genesis View Post
http://www.realestate.co.nz/1960648

Been away for the weekend at the beach. Started thinking about what I really miss about my life in NZ and it was doing the lifestyle thing. Whilst we live in a nice ward it is all very suburban. May come to nothing but am going to look at this tomorrow. Have all me finance agreed in principle and will raise a mortgage on our Palmy home and change some of our UK wedge for the deposit on the new, well very old actually home.

Will rent this place and forget it for 2 years on a fixed mortgage.

New place is just out of Ashhurst.
Very nice hope things work out for you
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Looks fantastic Genisis. The type of place we aspire to!
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Looks fantastic Genisis. The type of place we aspire to!
Agreed, I'm almost drooling.
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Stunner, lucky you.
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Stunner, lucky you.
http://www.realestate.co.nz/1924356

I much prefer this one as the section is way more pretty and not so flat. The house is a bit ugly and much smaller and alas they are pretty much the same price as this one is just out of town rather than the other one which is 4 light years away hence its cheap price relative to its size. Alas, alas Kate does not see the value in this 'ugly pile of shite'.
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Originally Posted by Genesis View Post
http://www.realestate.co.nz/1924356

I much prefer this one as the section is way more pretty and not so flat. The house is a bit ugly and much smaller and alas they are pretty much the same price as this one is just out of town rather than the other one which is 4 light years away hence its cheap price relative to its size. Alas, alas Kate does not see the value in this 'ugly pile of shite'.
Lucky you, wish we could afford to do that

Money dont always buy happiness but it helps
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Love the first one

Good luck whichever you choose.

Would love a lifestyle property
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Lama farm that'll keep you busy

DO like the kitchen outlook in the second one but agree not as nice looking in general as the first
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Lama farm that'll keep you busy

DO like the kitchen outlook in the second one but agree not as nice looking in general as the first
At least you'd get to spend ages gazing out of the kitchen windows in the second whilst you're wiping down the weeping windows. They'll be a total barsteward for condensation.
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Originally Posted by Genesis View Post
http://www.realestate.co.nz/1924356

I much prefer this one as the section is way more pretty and not so flat. The house is a bit ugly and much smaller and alas they are pretty much the same price as this one is just out of town rather than the other one which is 4 light years away hence its cheap price relative to its size. Alas, alas Kate does not see the value in this 'ugly pile of shite'.
Listen to your lady, it's a ugly house, try making a roast in that kitchen when the sun is streaming in.
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