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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2019, 12:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Turban Explorer

Container purchase and shipping uk to nz

Has anyone actually bought a container and shipped it from the UK to NZ? I’m keen to use a 20 ft container as storage so it makes sense to kill two birds with one stone. Looking for a company that...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2019, 9:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Becoming a Kiwi Resident and importing assets

I’ve just seen this. Fabulous and very helpful.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2019, 1:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By Turban Explorer

Becoming a Kiwi Resident and importing assets

Hi

I’m Aussie and British and own property in NZ but have never lived there. I’d like to do so now and import my personal assets from Australia and Britain. Does anyone know if I can do this...
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2018, 5:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Turban Explorer

Removals from Perth to Scotland

I'm after the cheapest ocean freight to ship a few pallets from Perth, WA to Shetland Island, UK. Has anyone got any recommendations? From my experience living in Australia prices can vary wildly....
Forum: Indonesia
Feb 13th 2018, 8:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: My Bali - Lombok - Gili idea ... help?

Many thanks for your help Davita.

Do you know what sort of tax amount they charge on shipping in possessions? Its furniture Ive had going on 20 years.... Its been in storage since I left...
Forum: Indonesia
Feb 12th 2018, 10:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By Turban Explorer

My Bali - Lombok - Gili idea ... help?

Hello everyone

Im seeking some advice... Im contemplating visiting Bali or the neighbouring islands with a view to buying a villa. Critical for me is proximity to scuba diving reefs as...
Forum: France
Feb 28th 2015, 7:58 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

30% off would be very appealing. I had sort of noticed the vast price discrepancies between French property sites and English ones and was working on the basis I would probably be stuck with it until...
Forum: France
Feb 27th 2015, 2:35 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

'Impossible to sell again' means there's a good chance i can get a big discount on the asking price? What % do you think I could have a chance of knocking the price down by? What sort of time scale...
Forum: France
Feb 27th 2015, 8:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

My reconnaissance trip went very well. Explored the area based in a very rainy Toulouse and have pinpointed Foix as perfect for what I am looking for. It's stunning and there are quite a few farm...
Forum: France
Feb 18th 2015, 11:36 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

I haven't lived in a city for many years. I've spent the last 7 living on a yacht in the Pacific and around Australia. I'm not very interested in cinemas, galleries etc but I do like access to a few...
Forum: France
Feb 17th 2015, 12:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

Just booked a flight to Toulouse to have a look in the vicinity. 20 mile radius of a city should mean there is still stuff to do in winter?
Forum: France
Feb 17th 2015, 6:11 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

Yes. I would be spending less than 183 days in France per year. I've worked through the buying costs, taxes etc. my only issue is the area in which to buy. Don't care about the coast as the other...
Forum: France
Feb 16th 2015, 5:16 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

Would you say Beziers and Perpignan would be equally as quiet?
Forum: France
Feb 16th 2015, 2:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,359
Posted By Turban Explorer

Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

I've been on here a couple of times asking for advice so I'm sorry if its an old record. Basically I am looking at somewhere in the Languedoc or Midi Pyrenees region to buy with the intention of...
Dec 31st 2014, 3:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Defacto visa for new partner?

We have been living together on my yacht in Fiji for 12 months. Proving it would be possible but I guess it's unconventional.
Dec 31st 2014, 2:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Turban Explorer

Defacto visa for new partner?

Not sure this should be in the Barbie as it's a bore of a question.

However, here goes. I'm still technically married (haven't seen each other for 2+ years) but I have a boyfriend who as a South...
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2014, 10:48 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,958
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Living in rural WA

I think you would feel poorer on 65k AUD. Normal rule is around 2.5 times your UK salary would be like for like. Rural WA may be absolutely soul destroyingly dull. Only you know what sort of person...
Forum: France
Jun 12th 2014, 10:42 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Rental questions

I wanted to rent unfurnished with a pet in tow whilst I look around for a house I want to buy. :(
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2014, 6:07 am
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Advice on 'the move'

A chance for the girlfriend teacher is perhaps looking at teaching in the Northern Territory. Department of Education - Home (http://www.education.nt.gov.au)

Australia has too many teachers but...
Forum: France
Jun 12th 2014, 5:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Rental questions

I am reading this with growing concern....

When I move to France in November I was expecting that I could just show bank statements and UK or Australian addresses and an Aussie tax return. I...
Forum: France
Jun 11th 2014, 10:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Off season holiday let in Aude

Try French property.com

I'm in the same situation. I hope to be in Languedoc Roussillon by November for winter. I was going to buy a fixer upper straight away but we've decided to be wise and rent...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 11th 2014, 5:19 am
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Turban Explorer

Perth Property a sell?

I haven't sold a property in Australia before and wondered if I could grab a bit of advice please.

a) Is Rockingham going down in value? From what I can see there are lots of houses for sale and...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 5th 2014, 6:38 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,180
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: The UK housing market

London property is absolutely crazy at the moment. I know couples with a joint income of 90k GBP who are just completely unable to get on the housing ladder. Personally I think the government is...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2014, 1:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Recommendations for my last 2 weeks in Perth

Ha ha - thank you!! Ironically - I'm actually living a very cheap life!!
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2014, 12:33 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Recommendations for my last 2 weeks in Perth

I don't intend to come back to Australia at all really. I just thought I'd get the citizenship as I'm entitled and who knows one day....

Fiji's lovely. We'll be cruising around on our boat during...
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