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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2009, 10:34 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By jads

Re: Taken house off the market!

Thanks for your comments Carole

I didn't realise the tourist visa was for 6 months, if you are offered a job within this period, can you stay in NZ whilst applying for PR etc. What happens at the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2009, 10:21 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By jads

Re: Taken house off the market!

Our house was very realistically priced, but you can't make people put offers in!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2009, 10:18 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By jads

Re: Taken house off the market!

A clue about what:confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2009, 10:16 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By jads

Re: Taken house off the market!

Hello

Our PR has been activated when we came out for the recci, this gave us a RRV which expires in July. Time just moves so fast:eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2009, 10:15 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By jads

Taken house off the market!

Hello everyone

Its been ages since I've been on here, was waiting and waiting to bring some good news about selling our house but no joy. Its been on about 14 months and its been a real struggle...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2009, 5:54 pm
Replies: 227
Views: 31,696
Posted By jads

Re: ON TV THIS MORNING - 'WANTED DOWN UNDER'

A couple of cracking 'NZ Revisited' on the last few days, very emotional and REAL!! Our wishes go out to you 'Mandie' and family, I really hope it all works out for you and your family. The other...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2008, 3:39 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By jads

Re: Merry Christmas

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE.

Cant imagine missing family! sorry, just doing the rounds and there a NIGHTMARE:eek:

I would miss the drama though, and them abit!!!!!!!!!!!!

Have a good...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2008, 2:15 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,678
Posted By jads

Re: BUYERS DROPPED OUT!

For me, if the NZ chapter is going to happen in our lives, then it will happen. I'm not going to be forced into doing something just to 'be somewhere' or to 'live the dream' at what ever cost.
Its...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2008, 1:33 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,678
Posted By jads

Re: BUYERS DROPPED OUT!

Reducing the price by 10k wouldn't have been a good start to our new lives in NZ, thats alot of $$$$!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2008, 9:44 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,678
Posted By jads

BUYERS DROPPED OUT!

Hello

We have had the call today from the solicitors informing us that our buyers have reduced their offer by 10k at the 11th hour:mad:
We were just about to exchange!
SO, have taken the house...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2008, 11:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By jads

Re: carpenters out there

Hello Paul

From what I am hearing its very similar to the UK at the moment, the sites are drying up so you have to be a good tradesman to get work elsewhere.

Sounds like survival everywhere at...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2008, 2:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,227
Posted By jads

Re: The £s value

Hi

So the BOE has cut interest rates by 1.5%:thumbsup:, how does this effect the exchange rate.

Whats will happen over the next few months?:confused:

Cheers jads
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2008, 5:19 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By jads

'House Sale' next chapter!

Hello

After about 8 weeks and 2 surveys from 2 different mortgage companies, our buyer has now asked for 'the dreaded Structural Survey' :eek:
The other 2 valuation surveys were fine by the way!!...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2008, 2:48 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,897
Posted By jads

Re: IS IT A GOOD TIME TO COME TO NZ???

Hello Nige

Sounds like you have had a good start in NZ, are you still thinking of moving away from Dunners. When you say that Southland will need extra workers, does that include Christchurch....
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2008, 11:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By jads

Just remind me

Hi

Do the estate agents and letting agents shut down for the holidays in Dec/Jan, just want to know in case we land there and need accomodation around that time! I know its not ideal but thats...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2008, 11:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By jads

Re: Colchester Mum new to Nelson!!

Hi
Good luck with the jobs, I'm sure things will improve for you to meet people soon. We are a family of 4 (2 boys 16 & 11), looking into ChCh initially but read a short piece on how lovely Nelson...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2008, 1:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By jads

Re: Advice on 'trades' please

Hi Ziggi

You sound a bit similar to me on the work front, I did a brickwork apprenticeship for 3 years, then did carpentry and other things (never really got into the brickwork, too cold and...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2008, 10:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By jads

Re: Nelson??

I presume because Nelson is alot smaller than ChCH, the employment and education options are less to choose from, is it more of a good holiday place or can it be a good place to settle for an expat??...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2008, 11:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By jads

Re: Whakatane or Nelson

Hello

We visited Whakatane on our Recci and didnt think much of it, had a smallish feel and seemed miles from anywhere, good luck in whatever you decide.

Was it easy to start 'on your own' in...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 24th 2008, 11:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By jads

Nelson??

Have just bought the 'Residents Guide to NZ' by Explorer, its a refreshing change to all those 'general travel' books that are far too glossy etc.
It has some good honest descriptions about areas to...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 20th 2008, 6:13 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,523
Posted By jads

Re: NZ House buying guide?

Cheers, On its way as we speak (or write or sleep:zzz:).

Jads
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2008, 10:35 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,523
Posted By jads

Re: NZ House buying guide?

Hi

Did you buy it from the net, I WANT ONE.

Cheers Jads:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2008, 7:23 pm
Replies: 418
Views: 26,191
Posted By jads

Re: Do you really want to come to NZ?

We live in 'Respectable' Cheltenham, come here on a Sunday night and its like one big race track. I am 35, but can still remember driving like a maniac at 17/18, its just want happens when youre...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2008, 3:36 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By jads

Re: If we arrive in December......

Cheers for the replies, Do the Letting agents shut down aswell over the christmas period?

I think we will be looking at ChCh or Rangiora.

Just had the survey done on our house, so now the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2008, 2:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By jads

Re: If we arrive in December......

Forgot to add, Are rentals/holiday lets generally furnished or not, Because we dont want to end up all sad on Christmas day with no where to sit and nothing to eat off!

Cheers Jads
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