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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Gibson, 30th Jun, 2015.

  1. Gibson

    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    hi I'm new to the PC community having only caught the tail end of Somersoft via some of the regular property commentators on Twitter (Kusher, Wargent)
    Am a voracious reader so I'm keen to learn a thing or two as we restart our property investment journey
    Bit about me
    Late 30s Sydney born and bred (inner west)
    Married, living in Ryde/Eastwood district for last 5 years , 2 young kids

    2005 - PPR 2b Townhouse in Leichhardt, $450k
    2010- PPR 4b home in Ryde/Eastwood area $1.2m
    2015- IP 2b Unit in Annandale, $740k

    Hoping it's not another 5 years until our next purchase. A bit late to these property forums and there seems to be quite a lot of v experienced players so while I may not be posting a lot I will be taking a lot in.

    Thanks again to the Somersoft and now Property Chat admins for keeping these forums open

    Happy EOFYS!
    30/06/15
    Gibson
     
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  2. Gingin

    Gingin Well-Known Member

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    Hi Gibson ... Welcome, couldn't help noticing 2x ppor ... Ultimate man cave situation
     
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  3. Chilliblue

    Chilliblue Well-Known Member

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    Some great purchases Gibson.
     
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  4. The Y-man

    The Y-man Moderator Staff Member

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    Hang on, where's all the important bits? How many Gibson's, models, amps, pickups........;)

    The Y-man
     
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  5. Steven Ryan

    Steven Ryan Mortgage Broker Business Plus Member

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    Welcome to the forum @Gibson! I'm Steven, but you can call me Flying V.

    I would imagine you are sitting on plenty of equity given your current property holdings - Leichhardt would have almost doubled and the 4 bed house would be up a few hundred grand too.

    Without knowing your financial situation I can't say for sure, but I get a feeling you'd be in a position to buy again in 5 days, not 5 years ;)

    Well done on the properties so far. I'd be very happy to have those in my own portfolio!
     
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    Hi @Gibson , welcome aboard.
    You're a brave man buying in Sydney in 2015, good on you. I guess you're used to the prices being born and bred here?
     
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  7. Gibson

    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Gingin, we moved out of Leichhardt in 2010. It's now rented
    Cheers
     
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  8. Gibson

    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    Ha, thanks Y-man I just bought my first Gibson 1959 Custom Shop ES-175 Reissue about 18 months ago..its the same as in my profile pic.. have been mainly a Fender collector, mainly US strats and a Tele.
    What's your set up like? Been playing long?
    Really need a decent valve amp, any tips?
    All the Best
    Gibson
     
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    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Chilliblue
     
  10. Gibson

    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    Cheers Steve, maybe 5 months then... All good, there just seems to be a lot of mixed messages out there and an over obsession w the B word. There's not a day that goes buy where Sydney's market isn't analysed to shreds (to use a axe man's term!)
     
  11. Gibson

    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Azazel, waiting to settle on that 2015 purchase.. Indeed Sydney prices, not sure where they will go to but we were happy w the location of this unit and proximity to all the necessities
    Cheers
    Gibson
     
  12. Azazel

    Azazel Well-Known Member

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    Good stuff, which suburb did you go for - or area if you don't want to give it away?
     
  13. The Y-man

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    I'm just a hack... :p Mainly a keyboardist....but not really good even at that.

    We need to restart the muso's thread we had back in Somersoft :) - hopefully some of the guitar people have migrated over re your amp question........

    The Y-man
     
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  15. Gibson

    Gibson Well-Known Member

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    As per above! Annandale. Proximity, amenity, some great venues - of course a muso wouldn't be a muso if you haven't been to the Annandale Hotel (live music or not)
    Leichhardt Council has one of the lowest development approval rates for units over the last 12 months. This could all change if the Govt gets its act together over the eyesore that is Parramatta road
    Cheers
     
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