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Old Oct 17th 2019, 10:58 am
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My working day starts at 4pm and runs all night. Sorry to hear that your Pinay girlfriend has got fat and sour-faced. Get a french bulldog, it'll be more affectionate, thinner and better looking.
You’re airport scrutiny? I knew it.
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Old Oct 17th 2019, 12:13 pm
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You’re airport scrutiny? I knew it.
I assume you mean security.

You really need to work on your comebacks.
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Old Oct 18th 2019, 6:16 am
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Of course you have no contract and don't pay in cheques. Pubs don't work like that.
Very poor retort, I expected better from you.
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Old Oct 20th 2019, 8:46 am
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hello folks...long time, i know....just figured i'd leave my 2 fils worth i just recently moved (10th time in the 12 yrs i've been here!) can't say i paid much less that what i've previously paid...just paid 100k for a 1 bed in the marina.
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hello folks...long time, i know....just figured i'd leave my 2 fils worth i just recently moved (10th time in the 12 yrs i've been here!) can't say i paid much less that what i've previously paid...just paid 100k for a 1 bed in the marina.
You must be the only one who has moved recently who hasn't got a decent drop!
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Old Oct 20th 2019, 8:53 am
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Originally Posted by jam25mack View Post
You must be the only one who has moved recently who hasn't got a decent drop!
I think you could be right...i did try to negotiate but the LL (via the agent) wouldn't budge....and i really wanted the place....so had to bite the bullet.
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Old Oct 21st 2019, 2:48 pm
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I think you could be right...i did try to negotiate but the LL (via the agent) wouldn't budge....and i really wanted the place....so had to bite the bullet.
I'm confident I could have got the apartment for 20% less than what you paid.

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Old Oct 21st 2019, 3:50 pm
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I'm confident I could have got the apartment for 20% less than what you paid.
Does sound a bit pricey. My daughter just renewed her 2 bed in Marina heights for 85
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Old Oct 22nd 2019, 5:58 am
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I'm confident I could have got the apartment for 20% less than what you paid.
on reflection you are probably right - having moved into the building - it's a brand new building and the apartments either side of me are empty. I should have pushed back a lot more.

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Does sound a bit pricey. My daughter just renewed her 2 bed in Marina heights for 85
ouch - that hurt lol
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Old Oct 22nd 2019, 6:11 am
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ouch - that hurt lol[/QUOTE]

Sorry. It really is a buyers market out there and you have to push until people weep to get the very best prices.
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Old Oct 22nd 2019, 5:26 pm
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I moved into a brand new building last year (a 1 bed in Barsha 1 - nice building) - had a renewal letter come through the other week stating that the rent will be staying the same (it's managed by Betterhomes if that makes a difference).

Sent a reply highlighting the current market trend for rent, gave examples of other buildings nearby being cheaper, better quality buildings being cheaper blah bah blah - they're not going to budge. Even told them that in the building next door which is opening I can get a 2 bed cheaper than they're charging me for a 1 bed!

Some landlords just won't budge. I'm paying 72.5k.

Looks like I'm going to be moving. At least this year I haven't had to go to RERA (like the last 5 years).
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Just signed up to a hotel apartment in business bay. 1 bed 5 star hotel for 90k all bills included.
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Old Oct 27th 2019, 9:18 am
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Very poor retort, I expected better from you.
Truth hurts buddy.

We're going to be moving when our contract is up. I was woken up by the family opposite doing Diwali things at midnight with their 3 year old. Also, coming home to find incense and candles burning in the lift lobby is just barmy.
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Old Oct 27th 2019, 10:27 am
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Truth hurts buddy.

We're going to be moving when our contract is up. I was woken up by the family opposite doing Diwali things at midnight with their 3 year old. Also, coming home to find incense and candles burning in the lift lobby is just barmy.
In my office building, two candles burning right next the carpet. They arent tealights and are hanging over the side close to the carpet
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Old Oct 27th 2019, 11:03 am
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.. candles burning in the lift lobby..
I would have lit my cigar with the candles and then waited for someone to complain
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