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Properties I’d love to Reno

I’m constantly asked about how to choose a good renovator, so in my ongoing attempt to educate my readers, here are a couple of examples. Basically, I look for a property where I can keep a big portion of the existing fixtures and fittings. For this blog post I am focussing on exteriors, so I’ll be concentrating on what parts of the outside I don’t need to replace or spend a lot of money on.

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Licensing and restricted building work

The new Restricted Building Work regime applies when renovating or building residential houses and small to medium apartment buildings. Restricted building work is work to the structure or external moisture management system of these structures – work that is critical to the integrity of the building. Most residential building work that needs building consent will be restricted building work.

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Choosing a Property to Renovate

The current state of the economy has stopped a lot of people in their tracks. Many are of the view that they will ‘tread water’ for a few years until the economy improves. Others are taking this opportunity to pick up a bargain, often helping a distressed seller in the process and making a profit from their efforts.

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