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Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2009, 3:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: Perth House Prices Crash

With anything that REIWA or Bob Druitt says there is an angle. I have been reading the various articles for years, on visits from the UK before I got here, on the website and in the papers now I am...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2009, 3:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,377
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: HELP! Should we give up secure jobs here and arrive jobless?

My wife and I moved from the UK ariving in Perth in late October 2008. We started a job search in April 2008. We both had a lot of knockbacks as agencies didn't want to speak with you unless you were...
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2009, 1:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 6,106
Posted By astonmartinv8

Using UK Sony Bravia in Australia - KDL40W2000

Hi there,

I have recently emigrated and brought my UK Sony KDL40W2000 with me to Australia.

I understood that I would be able to use the TV if I used a video recorder or digital set-top box -...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2009, 2:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,918
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: Is there any hope for a BMW mechanic in Aus/ Perth region?

Autoclassic is the only official dealership in WA. They have benefited from boom times and have grown the dealership significantly. I think about 200 people work there.

I heard BMW have bought the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2009, 12:20 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,100
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: How did you manage to get the courage to leave loved ones!?

My position is that I wouldn't have come out here unless I had the resources to pop back if I wanted to. I was trying to explain how I managed being away from family and so on. It seems to me to be...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2009, 12:05 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,100
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: How did you manage to get the courage to leave loved ones!?

We arrived in Perth October 2008 after 5 years in the planning (and a 2 month trip getting here). We got our visa's ourselves and validated them in early 2006.

There is only my wife and I. My...
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2009, 2:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: What can I bring from UK to sell for profit?

Any ideas apart from food - I really want to make a few bob!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2009, 1:34 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,883
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: WA property prices in freefall....

Good.

One thing I have learnt is that REIWA are full of sh*t. They talk up the market because they have an interest in it. The resources boom has been driving growth. REIWA and their members made...
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2009, 1:26 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By astonmartinv8

What can I bring from UK to sell for profit?

Times are hard (so we are told)!

Here is a little bit of fun.

I have a mate coming over from the UK with one empty suitcase.

What should I ask him to bring for me to sell in WA for a...
Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2008, 4:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By astonmartinv8

Getting broadband set up quickly - Perth

Hi There,

We are arriving next Tuesday in Perth and have rented a house for 5 weeks or so, before we rent somewhere else longer term.

We need fast broadband straight away, but the rental house...
Forum: Australia
Aug 28th 2008, 10:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,488
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: What do you do about car seats in taxis when stopping over singapore?

Take it with you or;
Buy a new one or:
Avoid the situation where you need it or;
Improvise.

Same as you would do for any object really.
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2008, 10:36 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,835
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: realestate pictures!

I agree, it is absolutely obvious that either a) they can't work the camera properly or b (and far more likely) they can't be a*sed to take a good picture. There is too much of a pattern for it to be...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2008, 10:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: Patanoid about speeding but...

No I chose my words carefully - wihtout risking anyone - no need to be paranoid!

I really don't want to start a debate, as I know how "group think" has gripped a lot of people regarding "making ...
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 10:43 pm
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 10:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By astonmartinv8

Patanoid about speeding but...

Are there roads where near Perth where you can enjoy biking and driving without risking anyone and without getting nicked for puting your foot down a bit?

Cheers,

Marcus.
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 10:39 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,234
Posted By astonmartinv8

Will a vegetarian have a problem getting invited to barbecues?

...Just asking on behalf of a friend - ahem!

Cheers,

Marcus.
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 10:38 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By astonmartinv8

TV with HDMI

My TV has an HDMI connection, I assume I won't have a problem using it in Australia?

Chers,

Marcus.
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 10:36 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,746
Posted By astonmartinv8

Dress code for work

What is the typical work dress code, in an office, for men in Australia please?

cheers,

Marcus.
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2008, 8:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By astonmartinv8

No claims bonus transfer

Hi All,

When buying car insurance, do the Australian insurance companies take your UK no-claims bonus into account?

We've got more than 5 years so don't want to lose it.

Thanks,

Marcus.
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2008, 6:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: How much did you sell your imported car for?

Hey, my thread has been hijacked.

Mind you I used to have a 1978 Black Capri 3.0S when I was in my early 20s (about 16 years ago), it was was one of my favourite ever cars, like a long go-kart...
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2008, 9:08 am
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: How much did you sell your imported car for?

Jules - I have pm'd you.

Geordiedownunder - thanks for that. we are really looking for more recent imports though. For example in the last couple of years, where someone has taken their UK car...
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2008, 7:23 am
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By astonmartinv8

How much did you sell your imported car for?

Hi All,

I am trying to find out if anyone who originally imported their car from the UK when they emigrated has since sold it on in Australia.

As has been widely discussed within the forum,...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2008, 7:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,477
Posted By astonmartinv8

Re: Anyone with Axa PPP healthcare move it to Oz?

Thanks all, we called PPP and it seems pretty straightforward. We can take cover with them for the first year and then buy in Austrlia without any exclusions (my main worry).

Best regards,
...
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2008, 9:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,477
Posted By astonmartinv8

Anyone with Axa PPP healthcare move it to Oz?

Hi there,

I am trying to find out if it is easy to transfer your healthcare insurance. I have Axa PPP in the UK and wondered if anyone had moved it to Australia?

Thanks,

Marcus.
Forum: Australia
May 18th 2008, 8:26 am
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By astonmartinv8

How much did you sell your imported car for?

From the various posts I can see that a number of people have imported their cars from the UK.

Once imported, has anyone actually sold their car?

How much did it sell for compared to the...
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