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Discussion in 'Living Room' started by Redom, 30th Jun, 2015.

  1. Redom

    Redom Mortgage Broker Business Member

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    I'm very happy at the moment and thought i'd share some pretty great news on a personal front.

    My partner (Zerlin) and I got engaged over the weekend. I believe many the Sydneysiders would've met her at one of the earlier SS meets and would largely agree that I should well and truly be excited (she's pretty wonderful!).

    I've been running around for over a month now planning an elaborate proposal, so it's nice to have it all settled - and get a yes! We've been together for basically my entire adult life and she'd been giving me pretty significant hints for well over a year now.

    We also got a new place together and have already started making joint plans/goals for our next chapter. Am sure it will involve growing the portfolio quite rapidly over the next 5 years (before little ones come along). She loves this stuff and has a much better eye for it than me (i look at spreadsheets, she looks at the property), so fingers crossed it all works out well!

    Cheers,
    Redom
     
  2. Mumbai

    Mumbai Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Redom.
     
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  3. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Catalyst Well-Known Member

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    Congrats, @Redom :) Perfect match!
     
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  5. EN710

    EN710 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Congratulations Redom ^_^
     
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  6. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Investig8 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats Redom! Great news, wish you both the very best.
     
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  8. Azazel

    Azazel Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Redom, that's really good news.
    All the best.
     
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  9. Perp

    Perp Well-Known Member

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    Heartiest congratulations! :cool:
     
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  10. Steven Ryan

    Steven Ryan Mortgage Broker Business Plus Member

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  11. spludgey

    spludgey Well-Known Member

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    Congrats mate.

    (But also commiserations.) I'm getting married in October and while I'm looking forward to that, the wedding planning part has been waaaay more work than I ever imagined. People either don't reply to you and/or charge exuberant prices. For example we had a quote of a simple wedding cake for $595 plus GST.
    Every tiny thing costs extra. Our venue wants to charge $700 for drapes that are always up and only if you call their bluff and tell them to remove them then, will they leave them up for free. Or $50 for an easel that's always there anyway.

    But don't focus on all that crap for now. The way I'm looking at it is that my partner lets me buy as many houses all around Australia as I want and even comes along to help me pick. She let's me buy solar panels, LEDs, build a pond, etc. So if it's her dream to have a (to me) sinfully expensive wedding that's going to cost $20k, then so be it, she's certainly worth it.
     
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  12. mrdobalina

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    Heavily negatively geared, with depreciable fixtures.
     
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  13. JDP1

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    Redom- I suggest you get a depreciation schedule done up...using accelerated depreciation methods.
     
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  14. Chilliblue

    Chilliblue Well-Known Member

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    Congraulations
     
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  15. MTR

    MTR Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I am interested in hearing about wedding plans, will it be overseas?? Seems to be a very big trend at the moment. Perhaps its cheaper, don't know???

    All this to look forward to, and more


    Wonderful

    MTR:)
     
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  16. Tonibell

    Tonibell Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations - well done.

    But you have to provide some details on the elaborate proposal !
     
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  17. Property Twins

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    Congratulations Redom!!
     
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  18. Jacque

    Jacque Buyers Agent and Bookworm, Sydney Business Member

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    Congratulations Redom!
     
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  20. JPS25

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    Redom congratulations to you both wishing you every happiness for the future
     
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