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Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2011, 6:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By 4lex

PERTH :) City beers.

Gday all. I'm fairly new to Perth, looking to get out and socialise. Wife and I moved to oz in 04, did six years in Sydney, a year round the country in a landruiser and now settled in Perth. We're...
Forum: Australia
Apr 8th 2011, 8:45 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By 4lex

Re: New Rental - Condition Report questions

In my experience, and I've been to the tribunal twice (admittedly in NSW) to get my bond returned, the law leans heavily on the side of the tenant. On both occasions the magistrate asked the agent...
Forum: Australia
Apr 8th 2011, 8:33 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By 4lex

Re: Perth suburbs - any recommendations?

Cheers all. Familiar of course with the stupid gulf in pricing, but frankly real estate in Perth and environs looks like a veritable bargain even at the top of the market by comparison to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 7th 2011, 8:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By 4lex

Perth suburbs - any recommendations?

Gday all. Moving from Sydney to Perth in a couple of weeks, and had in mind to look around Como/South Perth/east Vic Park area for somewhere to unpack our gear, but thought I might ask up for any...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2011, 1:50 am
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By 4lex

Got any good contacts in haulage?

Gday all. I'm contemplating a move from Sydney to Perth after we're done exploring this island in a couple of months. We thought this might be the case when we set out, so packed all our gear into a...
Forum: Australia
Dec 13th 2010, 3:39 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By 4lex

What's your fave Perth NYE place?

Looking for something good to do for NYE in Perth. Last year we were in Sydney and did the dinner in the domain thing which was tops, so something like that would be great - no huge queues to get to...
Forum: Australia
Dec 9th 2010, 10:42 am
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By 4lex

Trades tickets - anyone know about RPL in Perth?

Gday all. Mate of mine is a tiler/painter/decorator. He's been at it for 30 years, but has no formal quals. Spoke to the 'Overseas Qualification Unit' who talked about an initial phone interview for...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2010, 12:01 am
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By 4lex

Help! Need a place in Perth...

Gday all,

Wife and I are travelling out of Sydney, have been on the road for six months. We're meeting up with some friends here in Perth in a couple of weeks and need a furnished place for a...
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2010, 9:45 am
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2010, 1:27 am
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By 4lex

Broad question about tax exposure on house sale

Friends of mine have recently moved to Aus, about a year ago on a 457. They've recently commuted this visa to PR and intend to stay permanently. They have a property in the UK which is currently...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 2:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By 4lex

So what's everyone doing with all their new dollars?

I've only got a couple of savings accounts, ING and Bankwest were the most obvious to me.

Really think I want to be spreading it out a _lot_ more thinly though - any recommendations?

Alex
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 1:30 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 8,088
Posted By 4lex

Re: Ozforex/HIFX/UK Bank - Rate versus safety?

Struth. Just in time for me then - mind you I note they won't accept any more limit orders at this point.

Damn I hope these guys don't fold with all our cash now...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2008, 10:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By 4lex

Re: Are there any banks with low fees??

Lots of larger companies have a deal with their bank to give their staff fee-free banking. My lot's with ANZ, and they have a pretty extensive network of cash machines, around NSW anyway. Talk to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2008, 10:06 am
Replies: 366
Views: 48,065
Posted By 4lex

Re: Australian Dollar - exchange rate?!

I put all my worldly wealth on a limit order at 2.49... highest point was 2.4866

Bugger.

Still watching. Intrigued to know what happens when te seppos wake up now that they've shovelled a...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2008, 11:28 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 7,418
Posted By 4lex

Re: £1 = $2.40 Fantastic

http://www.fxstreet.com/rates-charts/currency-rates/ has live forex rates
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2008, 8:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By 4lex

Re: Money & property

Not much good advice I can give you I'm afraid. We left the UK in June 04, house stood empty for six months until it was finally rented out Dec 04. Between Dec 04 and Feb 05 out letting agent clearly...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2008, 1:28 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By 4lex

Money & property

Gday all,

Finally sold my house back in the UK, a mere 13 months empty this time around... what a weight off.

Anyway, I see the forex going mad today, 2.37 at last count make me think I need to...
Jan 16th 2008, 2:32 am
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By 4lex

ENS PR costs tax deductible?

Hi all,

Have been here for 3yrs on a 457 now, and have decided to put in our PR papers. Employer is happy to sponsor, but I have to meet the costs.

I had a quick search but didn't see this...
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2007, 4:34 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 4,737
Posted By 4lex

Re: Why by a 4X4 if you don't actualy need one

Of course they will. The point is the whole cost of any good or service is not the transportation of the same, or the energy converted to make it.

This thread was initially about cars, and to that...
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2007, 4:07 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 4,737
Posted By 4lex

Re: Why by a 4X4 if you don't actualy need one

:rolleyes:

You're incorrectly assuming that the whole cost of these products and/or services is borne by the transportation of the same, or the energy used in their production.

Of course there...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2007, 3:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By 4lex

Re: Got job offer - advice needed

You're not going to live in the lap of luxury, obviously, but yes it could be done. There are areas of Canberra which are reasonably priced and yet devoid of circular rubber marks at every road...
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2007, 3:46 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 4,737
Posted By 4lex

Re: Why by a 4X4 if you don't actualy need one

A 500% increase in the price of fuel does not by definition mean that one's cost of living has to increase proportionally. Mine certainly wouldn't.

If the government would allow me to buy...
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2007, 3:04 pm
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2007, 2:57 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 4,737
Posted By 4lex

Re: Why by a 4X4 if you don't actualy need one

I'd love to see a 500% increase in the cost of fuel. Don't think I'll have to wait long either :)
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2007, 2:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By 4lex

Re: Virgin Blue domestic flights for sale!!!!!

Is it transferable?

-edit- and having looked, at least give yourself half a chance and list it on ebay.com.au!
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