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hypotenuse

Member since 25th November 2016 153 posts (0.19 per day) Last active 13th February 2019 8:33 pm
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    12th February 2019, 7:30 am
    Word on the street is that NZ swap rates (benchmark market interest rates) are at an all time low. Last year, it was a widely held view that interest...
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    10th February 2019, 10:31 am
    ďThe Australian Bureau of Statistics published building activity data this week which showed there were 227,122 dwellings under construction...
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    9th February 2019, 10:37 am
    Auckland house prices increased at a similar pace as in Melbourne and Sydney though, during the boom times?
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    9th February 2019, 10:21 am
    Yeah could be that the average owner here is willing to and/or has to ride it out. It would be interesting to get data on the number of houses that...
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    9th February 2019, 9:46 am
    Iím interested as to why the Auckland housing market isnít falling dramatically at the same time as Melbourne and Sydney. Are we just slower to...
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    7th February 2019, 6:17 pm
    Thanks man, yeah a pic of what your cherry laurelís look like would be good. Cheers.
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    6th February 2019, 11:39 pm
    Iím not even sure if I need dedicated hedging plants. Sorry I should have mentioned that Iím not looking to line the entire fenceline. Iím Just...
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    6th February 2019, 11:48 am
    Thanks, will take a look at those. What I mean by immediate impact is immediate privacy, so I guess that means height. Any suggested supplier in...
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    6th February 2019, 10:58 am
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    update: guy has now finished 95% of the work and all is good. I had to "escalate" it with him though. But I guess that's standard these days from any...
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    6th February 2019, 10:49 am
    Looking at achieving more privacy from elevated neighbouring properties. I have 1.8m fencing, just wanting more coverage above the fence. Don't...
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    1st February 2019, 12:09 pm
    pretty much.
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    1st February 2019, 11:49 am
    Harbour re the proposed rule forcing banks to hold more equity capital, and how this may affect things like mortgage interest rates:...
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    23rd January 2019, 6:21 pm
    While weíre on the topic of trying to time the markets, anyone remember this ďsell everything except high quality bondsĒ gem from 3 years ago?...
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    19th January 2019, 11:01 am
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    If I make a claim to the DT, dragging out that process is probably more of a pain to him than me. Iím employed with a bucket load of leave up my...
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    19th January 2019, 9:05 am
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    Last time he was here was a week ago. Itís under $15k. Doesnít take much time I hear. My problem is, I donít see what amount I would claim. He...
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    18th January 2019, 11:18 pm
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    Does it have to go to court though? What about Disputes Tribunal? My stuff is small enough to go there (as an absolute last resort though). Costs of...
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    18th January 2019, 4:25 pm
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    I'll consider it if the final deadline has passed and I'm still left with unfinished work and if he put little effort into meeting the final deadline.
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    18th January 2019, 1:36 pm
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    Thanks, that's good advice. I'll give it a bit more time and maybe do this a couple of weeks before the final deadline, with the aim of incentivising...
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    18th January 2019, 8:58 am
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    Even if I did that on here (which I won't) it wouldn't make a difference to him. For every 1 unhappy customer he probably has 10 happy ones. And...
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    18th January 2019, 8:11 am
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    Iím probably just going to have to get a second guy to finish off and accept that Iíll probably have to pay for any defects that might crop up soon...
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    17th January 2019, 5:35 pm
    hypotenuse replied to a thread 99 problems in Serious Business
    Yeah the preferred choice is to get him to finish. Apart from taking forever, he hasnít been too bad to deal with. He may have simply mis-quoted my...
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    17th January 2019, 4:11 pm
    My building guy has completed about 60% of the work I engaged him to do and now heís slacking off big time. Iíve probably paid him about 60% of the...
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