WHERE'S BEST TO LIVE IN NZ AND WHAT DO WE NEED TO KNOW: PART4!!!(1000 Posts)
Arrgh,had to start a new thread!
Yes,you can get more land in Tauranga. Well,somewhere like Omokoroa or somewhere.Wouldn't want to live much closer than that. And I woulkdn't want to live at he Mount. Lovely as it is. Too touristy,imo.
We would like enough land for a pool (eventually) maybe a sleepout and still enough for a veggie patch and garden for kids. Don't neeed acres +. Wouldn't say no though,if we could afford it! Be nice to have a few sheep or something/
I think Mum would have to fly to Tauranga. So that would be
Manchester-London,London-Singapore, Singapore-Aukland,Aukland- Tauranga
justa howws the back? Hope physio was a help,we may have driven past you!
Your house sounds great.
My mums friend lives in Silverdale.She has about an acre with some sheep etc
Wasn't overly impressed at but didn't give it a proper look I suppose,just stopped to buy flowers for Mums friend! Always worth another look
AB - that's f***ing shit. Totally shit. I can't believe it. It's so unfair.
I'm sorry for your sore arm,justabout. Perfectly understandable to feel down about having a broken arm and two kids to look after.
I just really really really cannot fucking believe this is happening to us.
Owner was bolshy Spanish woman mid 50's. Dh said she was very accusatory and dismissive of him. Said she drove past here and the curtains in that room were always drawn. Dh explained that we kept them closed as it was a big patio door/window that was visable from the road and initially they were closed because it was our bedroom,and we felt too exposed having them open. (could see bed, and all personal belongings etc from pavement walking past)
And when the mold got too bad we had to move all our stuff into the back room. Mold had grown over all our drawers and all over the curtains and it stinks in there.
We open windows,have dehumidifiers,and wipe down windows everyday.
What more can you do?
Estate agent said she had tried to reason with her, that we were young family, had had bad luck, no money etc she said she didn't care,wants us out. Bitch.
I think we have 90 days.
Estate agent feels partly responsible as she was the one who alerted the owner to the mold after the inspection...it wasn't even as if we were complaining!
I feel completely wrung out.
I just slumped on the floor in the hall when I got the call. DD came paast and said "what are you doing mummy?"
I said "just having a think darling"...I feel so bad for the kids. Another move so soon.
And I don't think I have any tears left
It's not a conscious decision...there is just no choice!
Dh asked if I wanted to go home. But I really want to make a go of it here.
The reasons that we came here are still the same.
I just wish the bad luck would stop.
( I think a better name for the owner,actually,is total.fucking.whore-bitch...yes,definitely better)
I don't think the estate agent feels bad enough to let a family of 5 strangers move in with her!...but she did say that she would start looking for somewhere now and drop the finders fee charge.
Still, have to find the movers fee,the first month (or more) rent, and we think we are going to lose the bond here. ds2 ripped a piece of the wallpaper (newly decorated) and bashed his ride on into the wall (made a dent) also a spark flew out of the fire and burnt the fecking carpet (new)...and estate agent reckons owner will try and claim the bond because of the mold! She hasn't even seen any of the other stuff yet!!
No idea where we are going to get the money from
I like your thinking, I am busy cutting letters from The Waikato Times,for my randsom note as we speak!
Sorry,vviola*,*wss*,*justa andlolly ..thanks for sympathy,advice.
Took a sleeping pill last night to block it all out.So at least I had a decent sleep. Up with the kids now...reality sets in again!
Not sure I have any good advice really AB, renting is just a PITA sometimes.
Justabout just pmd me. To anyone who was a part of that kind gesture...I am very touched,thank you xxx
Poor you justabout. Hope things start to improve soon.
I forgot to say I was very impressed with your lovely heat pump.
Am currently hyperventilating. Presentation due in an hour & I'm still not 100% sure I actually make sense. and someone decided to sleep beautifully until midnight when I was ready to go to bed & wake every half hour after that!
How nice is that??! Need to know varieties of chocolate?!
Ooh justabout how lovely! Enjoy.
The presentation passed without me falling over or the lecturer telling me I didn't make sense. So I'll call that a success whatever the grade!
All Whittakers,I assume?
Well done vviola ,sounds like a success to me!
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