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  1. The Y-man replied to the thread Fencing included in contract but builder says cannot complete.

    For Vic: Fencing law in Victoria If an owner gives a fencing notice but after 30 days the adjoining owner has not responded, the owner...

    21st Sep, 2019 at 10:08 AM
  2. The Y-man replied to the thread How does one become a doomsdayer?.

    I believe the poster was alluding to Posts fishing for essay answers masking as real questions The Y-man

    21st Sep, 2019 at 8:42 AM
  3. The Y-man liked Joynz's post in the thread Fencing included in contract but builder says cannot complete.

    Also, was the old fence adequate according to the fencing regulations? If so, then the neighbours shouldn’t have to pay for any...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 9:05 PM
  4. The Y-man replied to the thread Fencing included in contract but builder says cannot complete.

    If I was the neighbour, I wouldn't want to pay for half a fence I didn't ask to be built no matter what form I got. The Y-man

    20th Sep, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  5. The Y-man replied to the thread Educating myself.

    Generally the first port of call we direct people to is a good broker (read the posts of brokers on this site, and choose one that...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 8:47 PM
  6. The Y-man replied to the thread Commsec account.

    If you are convinced on using commsec, set up the CDIA. It doesn't cost anything (no fee form what I can figure), and basically acts as...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 7:38 PM
  7. The Y-man replied to the thread Commsec account.

    $10 for trades up to $1k now if CDIA is used, but agree not the cheapest on the market. The Y-man

    20th Sep, 2019 at 7:36 PM
  8. The Y-man liked Lil Skater's post in the thread Served 'Notice to vacate'.

    Sorry, just to clear this up a little bit (some only applicable until mid 2020!). 120 day no specified reason can be served at any...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 4:11 PM
  9. The Y-man liked Silverghost's post in the thread Served 'Notice to vacate'.

    Not necessarily. They may rely on some other ground. Eg as it was the landlord's PPOR they could give notice they intend to move back in...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 4:11 PM
  10. The Y-man replied to the thread Using IO loans to create Cash Flow ?.

    Australia has been IMHO pretty much a capital gains play unless you tap into either regional, multi-tenancy, or commercial market. In...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  11. The Y-man replied to the thread Served 'Notice to vacate'.

    They'll need to give at least 120 day "for no reason" notice after the lease ends and you go onto monthly. The Y-man

    20th Sep, 2019 at 1:14 PM
  12. The Y-man liked Daniel1987's post in the thread Served 'Notice to vacate'.

    We rode it out. Ended up going to VCAT, VCAT member threw the case out within a minute and gave the PM a lecture. Such a load of...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 1:12 PM
  13. The Y-man replied to the thread 2 bed apartment renovation.

    I understood standard practice was "out the window preferably into someone's private courtyard"? :eek::D:D The Y-man

    20th Sep, 2019 at 1:03 PM
  14. The Y-man liked Mel Morgan's post in the thread Maximising Rental Income on a Semi.

    I think the spend costs are on the low side, having done upper storey extensions on terraces I think $200k would be a challenge, esp...

    20th Sep, 2019 at 7:47 AM
  15. The Y-man replied to the thread Broker avoiding question.

    I think the question was about the FF points on home loan, not CC: Macquarie Frequent Flyer Rewards Programs | Qantas Points The Y-man

    19th Sep, 2019 at 7:23 PM