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Mar 2nd 2004, 4:47 pm
Replies: 10
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Posted By MaggieLou

Re: Removal Companies

Hi we are in the same process...... to date
Michael Gerson - very professional price within reason
Robinsons - very professional price within reason
John Mason - very expensive !!!!!!! and quoted...
Feb 15th 2004, 3:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By MaggieLou

Re: Furniture Removal Companies from UK to Sydney

we are currently doing the quotes etc as we speak,
We have a 4 bed det house but no clutter (have been decluttering since last autumn - nothing left in attic etc, only things we really need are...
Jan 1st 2004, 10:27 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By MaggieLou

Re: To Use Or Not To Use An Agency?

Well, I have had experience of both, that is hubbie and myself applied ourselves (skilled Independant) it took just over 12 months from start to finish and it was a lot of reading and checking but if...
Oct 21st 2003, 4:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By MaggieLou

Re: Skilled independent application - how long does it take ?

1 year 3 months and 26 days - who said I was counting!. we applied under skilled migration 27/02/03 granted on 25/06/03 although for a year nothing was done other than them taking our money,...
Oct 21st 2003, 3:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By MaggieLou

Re: How Much to start your life?

Slightly diverting from your topic have you tried the cost of living estimators on line you can find one of these at
http://www.austimmigration.com.au/costs.htm
here you can load in the amount of...
Aug 15th 2003, 7:37 am
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By MaggieLou

please dont commit yourself to one territory for...

please dont commit yourself to one territory for your bond until you have got the exchange rates for each of them. It makes no difference whatsoever where you live to where your bond is. We emailed...
Jul 11th 2003, 7:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By MaggieLou

thanks Alan - will speak to "mar & par" and get...

thanks Alan - will speak to "mar & par" and get back to you
MaggieLou
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2003, 4:20 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,889
Posted By MaggieLou

Sue - please take son to Docs - I too suffer...

Sue - please take son to Docs - I too suffer terrible with mossies in Oz each time I go nothing deters them and its undescribable how I feel. Guessing your son feels like this too. Each time I had...
Jul 9th 2003, 4:08 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By MaggieLou

should we sell or should we rent?

I have just heard that if we rented our property out and placed all the proceeds from rental into a pot in UK, we wont pay Oz tax until we transfer it as it will be classed as capital gains, fine...
Jul 9th 2003, 3:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By MaggieLou

Visa for parents

now we have our visa my parents want to come too. My brother lives in Australia and will sponsor them. As they are pensioners but are self funded does anyone know which is the best way for them to...
Jun 30th 2003, 2:04 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By MaggieLou

Re: STOP ! wait a minute Mr Postman

dont be silly Leanda, I started celebrating at 7.55am...........
will be incoherent by time hubby gets home from cricket tour tonight.......
Currently inviting the whole village round for drinkies...
Jun 30th 2003, 11:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By MaggieLou

STOP ! wait a minute Mr Postman

Have you got a letter for me......(sorry the excitement has taken over me)
Postman Pat arrived on doorstep at 7.50am - never been known before 9.30am with my yellow envelope.
Visa Granted...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2003, 3:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By MaggieLou

Hi - it may seem obvious that I am not all that...

Hi - it may seem obvious that I am not all that technical minded but does this unlocking also apply to pay as u go mobys?
Jun 23rd 2003, 3:32 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By MaggieLou

Reason for contacting each for all their info -...

Reason for contacting each for all their info - each territory has a slightly different paper trail and we needed to know which would work best for us. (we chose SAFA)
Also wanted to know in our...
Jun 23rd 2003, 2:50 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By MaggieLou

Don't be daunted.........its really straight...

Don't be daunted.........its really straight forward and from our experience last week (just deposited ours) the Oz end were really helpful and prompt.

You will need to contact each terriroty...
Jun 23rd 2003, 2:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By MaggieLou

"Congratulations" here to a new life........... ...

"Congratulations" here to a new life...........
Maggielou
May 30th 2003, 10:20 am
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By MaggieLou

thanks Jeremy

thanks Jeremy
May 30th 2003, 7:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By MaggieLou

Hi, We despatched DHL our medicals etc on ...

Hi,

We despatched DHL our medicals etc on
8th May, 2003 received Adelaide 15th May 2003,
Bond letter dated 16th May, 2003 received UK 21st May 2003

so its pretty quick

good luck
May 30th 2003, 7:48 am
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By MaggieLou

Hi, we are in a similar situ, hubbies mum adores...

Hi, we are in a similar situ, hubbies mum adores our children and has no other grandchildren. Her farm is a kids haven of footie pitch, cricket pitch, streams, ponies and dens - kids adore her and...
May 29th 2003, 8:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By MaggieLou

Diamonds are......

What is the best way to get your jewellery to Australia when you emigrate, surely cannot go through customs with it all on? (would look like a member of the A Team)
any advise ?
MaggieLou
May 29th 2003, 8:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By MaggieLou

What Happens If.....

Looking on the black side of things, what happens if after say 2 years Australia is not the dream you thought and wish to return t o the UK, are you able to bring all your money home again, ie from...
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2003, 3:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By MaggieLou

Re: Removal Companies

look at thread "shipping companies" useful info to read
MaggieLou
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2003, 3:57 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By MaggieLou

From past experience I found that you really have...

From past experience I found that you really have to badger the estate agents - daily in my case - I feel I become the client from hell - and have learnt that this works for me.

I have sold all...
Forum: Australia
May 22nd 2003, 4:21 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,217
Posted By MaggieLou

hi, I know it may seem a daft question, but just...

hi, I know it may seem a daft question, but just how much can you get in a 20-ft container? ie is that approx 2 bed terraced/3 bed semi/4 bed detatched etc.
are you able to gicve me an idea?
May 21st 2003, 8:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By MaggieLou

Bond Requested any advice?

Just received our bond request (medicals received 15.5.03 bond letter dated 16.5.03) Now have to read up on how to do it etc, does anyone have any pointers/advice?
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